The Allison Arms Our Beer Man’s Verdict A recent excursion in the West offered an ideal opportunity to follow up tips from reliable sources that the Allison Arms in Glasgow was worth checking out.Exterior It may not look like much and it’s a bit of a trek from the city centre – a little further …

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Port o Leith Our Beer Man’s Verdict We have previously highlighted the failed facelift of the Volly Arms in Leith.Exterior The botched transformation of that notorious den seemed oddly epochal – the moment the “craft beer” bandwagon jumped the shark in North Edinburgh. But now… But now the legendary Port O Leith – another haunt …

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Allanwater Brewhouse Our Beer Man’s Verdict An early finish to a meeting and a later pre-booked train ticket home recently offered an excellent opportunity to see what beer delights the Stirlingshire town of Bridge of Allan had to offer.Exterior Initially, it didn’t appear too promising – but a quick Google threw up the intriguing prospect …

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Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival Beer Man took up my free ticket to the trade session of the Festival which I’d be given for a tiny piece of work I did in support of Edinburgh Beer Week, which led up to the weekend event at the Biscuit Factory Our Beer Man’s Verdict Although Edinburgh is an …

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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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