Poster advertising "cask conditioned, Argyle 80/–, Real Ale, The Argyle Brewing Co Ltd", 1980s.
Records of Argyle Brewing Co Ltd, brewers, Leith, Scotland
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Leith Brewery Company, Leith, Scotland was founded in 1982 by a consortium of CAMRA (The Campaign for Real Ale) members and well–known locals. Kenny Gardner was the brewer. Under new management c 1985 , it was renamed the Argyle Brewing Co Ltd . The company was dissolved on 16 November 1993 .
Source: McMaster, Charles, Scotland's New Breweries, Scottish Brewing Archive Newsletter, No. 18, (Winter 1990/91).
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The collection was previously stored with the rest of the Scottish Brewing Archive at Heriot–Watt University. It moved to the University of Glasgow in 1991. Custody of the Scottish Brewing Archive was transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 2008.
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Collection catalogued by Alma Topen, Scottish Brewing Archivist, 2 December 1999. Catalogue edited by Natalie Milne, Archives Assistant (Hub), 19 December 2001, and Wiebke Redlich, Archives Assistant (Hub), 7 June 2002. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 8 March 2012. Lower levels converted to EAD by Michael Beesley, Archive Assistant, August 2013. Amended by Sam Maddra, Assistant Archivist (cataloguing), 09 January 2014.