The development of the new Eden Brewery in North East Fife recognises growing interest in craft beers locally and nationally.

Located on the site of the former Guardbridge Paper Mill, the brewery has already had a great reception for its first beers in both cask and bottles.

The man behind the venture Fife businessman Paul Miller, who developed his products in Alloa and Bridge of Allan in advance of full production starting at Guardbridge.

Paul has a background of some 30 years in the trade with beer, whisky, wine and governmental roles. He has been chair of the Scottish Licensed Trade Association (SLTA) and vice president of Scottish Beer and Pub Association

He is also fascinated by the history of brewing, and working with Fife – based brewery and beer historian John Reade he has been able to discover a rich local story.

John is part of the team at the Eden Brewery (, and he has put together a wonderful account, complete with images, of some of the brewing history in the St Andrews area.

To read John’s feature please click on the link below. It can also be accessed in the Food History section of our website.

St Andrews brewing history

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