The Dining Room I’d been for a lunch in the old days of the Scottish Malt Whisky Society’s dining room when it was located on the ground floor of their signature Queen Street townhouse premises. I’d had a bit of an odd experience and came close to criticising a members club for being too much …

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Usquabae I’d had a bloody awful evening in the restaurant beneath Ryan’s Bar, a while back. This included Innis & Gunn beer that tasted of vanilla tea, completely the wrong bill being delivered, and the food being pretty shit. This was a shame because the space, with its secret little vaults in the similar style …

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Our Beer Man’s Verdict Matching wine with food is, of course, a long-standing tradition – while beer has successfully elbowed its way into the culinary world in recent years.Exterior Whisky, though? Although regularly used in food, it’s less often paired with food in the way those other alcoholic beverages are. But the Scotch Malt Whisky …

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