Independent craft beer
Why locals love it
The bar rules (No Live Sport, No Football, No shots, No Stella) on entering immediately let you know this is an alternative to Edinburgh's many sports bars. Brewdog's rapidly expanding empire with bars in most major UK cities, started in Aberdeen. The Edinburgh bar located on Cowgate was second and opened in 2011.
Why you should visit it
The bar offers a large range of their own beers and they claim to be the largest independent brewer in Scotland. They also serve some delicious pizzas, meat and cheese boards to help soak up the beer. The best place in Edinburgh to get educated in the world of Scottish beer.
Visit their sister website www.punkdog.com for personalised beer for special occasions.