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Anderston Brewery

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Anderston Brewery

The courtyard of the Anderston Brewery, 1819.

The brewery was founded by Murdoch, Warroch & Co c 1762. It was the first brewery in Glasgow to begin brewing porter (in 1775), and Glasgow porter became very popular throughout Scotland and in Ireland.

Reference: Glasgow University Library, MS Murray 636

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections

courtyards, Murdoch, Warroch & Co, brewing, breweries, porter

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