The Salvation of Leith In a prime location on the Shore – formerly occupied by the crushingly ordinary Leith Beer Company – the Salvation of Leith has opened its doors.Exterior I assume the name refers to the Port’s proud maritime heritage, rather than making any grandiose claims about this new establishment salvaging the local pub …

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Monty’s Our Beer Man’s Verdict Monty’s in Morrison Street – formerly Carter’s Tap – is never a place that had registered on my beery radar.Exterior It’s almost directly opposite the dependable Thomson’s and just a little too far from places like the Bat or Cloisters to form part of any beer-focused crawl. But its unexpected …

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Field, the Food Studio and Joe – Beer Matching Dinners Beer is delicious; food is delicious. But until recently literally no-one knew that beer and food was delicious together. I jest, of course, but the matching of top-notch beers with the finest local produce is still in its relative infancy in Edinburgh restaurants.Beer A couple …

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The Bier Hoose Our Beer Man’s Verdict I enjoy moaning about traditional boozers – even ones I never visited – “going craft” in a cynical attempt to gain a new audience.Interior It can be a hollow experience which alienates the old punters while also failing to bring any new people through the doors. The short-lived …

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Daylight Robbery Our Beer Man’s Verdict Okay, there’s the name – like a giant “kick me” sign – but I visited Daylight Robbery with an open mind. It was a place I had liked a lot in its previous incarnation, the disappointingly short-lived Spit/Fire. There, the focus had been on good food and good beer …

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