On the 22nd of February, Balgove Larder will hold ‘Fife Apples & Grains’ an event to celebrate and explore three cutting edge drink producers based in Fife. The Cafe at the St. Andrews farm shop will welcome the makers from Naughton Cider Company, Daftmill Distillery and Tayport Distillery.
Will Docker, founder of Balgove Larder said:
“There are some really exciting things bubbling up in the drinks scene here at the moment and these are three of the most innovative new generation brewers and distillers. We’re so lucky to have such talent on our doorstep. We have always focused on sourcing and celebrating local produce and these exceptional makers all hail from within 15 miles of Balgove Larder. To be able to bring this talent together and enable people to have a taste of these exciting drinks is a real privilege.”
Each producer will share their story and insight into their craft and process, including tasting notes with each pour. Guests will be able to sample the exciting range of drinks from the three producers and chat directly to them over grazing platters of charcuterie.
At the end of the night, there will be an opportunity to purchase the drinks sampled, with only a limited stock of Daftmill’s 11-year-old Summer 2010 Release alongside its 15-Year-Old Fife Strength, available in the form of a ballot for those interested.
Tickets to the event are priced at £30pp.
Founded in 2010, Balgove Larder has become a destination for locals and visitors alike, who are able to shop for artisanal Scottish food and drink from Fife and beyond. This includes seasonal produce direct from their own farms and award-winning meat prepared by their team of traditionally skilled butchers. By converting former farm buildings, Balgove Larder has developed The Farm Shop, The Steak Barn, The Butchery, The Garden Shed, The Homestore, The Café and the takeaway hut, Eat Out, at the Strathtyrum Estate site.
Thursday 22nd February, 6pm to 8pm
The Cafe at Balgove Larder, Strathtyrum Farm, Strathtyrum, St Andrews KY16 9SF.