Whistle Binkies It’s a classic quest poser: which Edinburgh pub boasts the best Scottish draught beer selection?Exterior There are probably a few places that immediately spring to mind, including the Hanging Bat, Salt Horse, Six North or Usher’s. They would probably be near the top of most sensible lists. A few other places may sneak …

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Six Degrees North Our Beer Man had visited Six Degrees North and awarded it the highest accolade of five stars. I’d popped in for a swift and delicious ale shortly after that but was still keen for a longer stay when I might see what they had to offer food wise. A dreary Tuesday provided …

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Dreadnought

Dreadnought The Halfway House – on the fringes of Leith and Newhaven – wasn’t a pub I had ever visited but it is euphemistically described online as “a bit rough round the edges”.Exterior So I didn’t mourn its demise and wasn’t especially excited about it re-opening under new ownership. However, promising signs started to emerge …

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Daylight Robbery ExteriorThe Spit/Fire experiment burned very brightly for a time, but eventually fizzled out into a rather sad demise. With optimism that the Dublin Street premises can still represent a viable business location, Daylight Robbery took over the venue a few months back. I popped in for my first visit the other night. The …

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The Auld Hoose Our Beer Man’s Verdict The Auld Hoose prides itself on its “legendary” mountainous nachos – hailed as the largest in Edinburgh – rather than its beer.Exterior But their social media presence hinted that it may be worth checking out as it occasionally highlighted beer which suggested there may be more to the …

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