Igniting venue expansion plans

SCOTTISH brewery group Consolidated Craft Breweries (CCB), which recently opened its first bar in Edinburgh, is fanning the flames of success as it looks to expand the concept beyond the capital.

The group, which was formed in 2018 and counts Keith Brewery, Alechemy Brewing and drinks distributor Firkin Express in its stable, had designs on its own bar for some time when the leasehold to the Morrison Street venue – now Froth & Flame – came up.

Having secured funding from private venture capital business Discovery Investment Fund in Dundee earlier this year, and with former Pernod Ricard senior executive Tony Schofield installed as its chief executive, the firm wasted no time in transforming the Edinburgh bar with a £100,000 refit.

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