Exterior The Joker & the Thief Our Beer Man’s Verdict A clutch of decent pubs have sprung up on Leith Walk – for so long seemingly stoutly resistant to gentrification – in recent years. Boda and Victoria led the way, and have been joined by venues including the Black Fox, the Brass Monkey, Brig, the …

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Usher’s

Our Beer Man’s Verdict I reviewed Usher’s 18 months ago, when it had just opened. My write-up was pretty positive, without being glowing. My view at the time was that it was perhaps playing things a little safe and would need to find a niche to really succeed. I thought little more about Usher’s afterwards, …

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Our Beer Woman’s Verdict If you like beer, Edinburgh is a pretty awesome place to live. The city and surrounding area is lucky to boast many excellent breweries: Pilot, Barney’s, Elixir, Alechemy, Stewart’s, Knops, Tempest…the list goes on. So what can the newest addition to the scene, the Edinburgh Beer Factory, bring to the table? …

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Exterior with key Our Beer Man’s Verdict We recently highlighted the Clockwork Beer Company when Blythe was on a whistle-stop tour of some Glasgow eating and drinking venues. It sounded like an intriguing place, so I was delighted when some work-related meetings took me to Hampden, the home of Scottish football – which is a …

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ExteriorOur Beer Man’s Verdict What combination of elements – that peculiar alchemy – makes the perfect pub? On paper, everything can seem perfect – with every single ingredient present and correct – but it just doesn’t work. It’s usually an instant gut reaction, although it can sometimes be a slower burn. So what are we …

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