33 amazing pictures that show Edinburgh’s rich brewing past
We take a look back at some of the amazing pictures in our archive of beer and whisky consumption, production and sales in the Capital.
From distilleries like Glenkinchie and North British to breweries like Usher’s and McEwan’s, Edinburgh has an incredibly rich history when it comes to beer and whisky.
1. Scottish and Newcastle Breweries Bottling and Blending Warehouse in Leith
Vats and casks of whisky in the warehouse in Bath Street in Leith.
2. The McEwans Brewery in Fountainbridge
Two workers shovelling coal into the boilers at the old McEwans Brewery in Fountainbridge.
3. The McEwans Brewery in Fountainbridge
The Beer Bottling hall.
4. Leith docks
Loading of whisky and beer at Leith docks.