Drink | Scottish Beer & Ales
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.
Be it for a nip or a pint of some of the tastiest famous Scottish beers, in a traditional 'local' or a chic and stylish city bar, there is something to suit everyone and you'll be sure of a warm welcome.
Beer & Ale styles »
There many different styles of real ale, varying from malty, lightly-hopped milds to dark and bitter stouts and porters. With over 500 brewers producing around 2,500 ales, it can truly be said that British real ale is an incredibly diverse product.
How is beer made? »
Brewing starts with barley. The starches in barley cannot be fermented, so they must be converted into a fermentable form, by malting.
Tasting Beer »
There has never been a better time to appreciate our traditional British drink, but you don't have to be an expert. Such a wide range of flavours are available to you that you will soon realise what beers most appeal to your taste buds, whether they are chocolatey stouts or light floral golden ales