Scotland's pubs and bars are central to the country's culture, so if you haven't yet set foot in one for a 'wee swally', then it's fair to say you haven't yet experienced Scotland.
No trip in Scotland would be complete without experiencing the fantastic beer, ales and whisky on offer across the country. Find out more about these home-produced beverages by following the real ale and malt whisky trails, with visits to distilleries and breweries and your chance to same the wonderful goods.
Visiting Scotland's breweries is the best way to let Scottish beer and ale take all your senses on an invigorating journey of discovery.
Whether you are visiting for the weekend, or you're a local who fancies trying something new, why not have a look at some of our suggestions for the best places to drink in Scotland's six cities.
Acknowledged as Scotland's national drink, whisky - in the Gaelic, uisge beatha (pronounced oosh-ga beh-huh), meaning water of life - has been produced here for longer than anyone can remember