To mark InternationalBeer Day, we asked readers on the Edinburgh Evening NewsFacebookpage to name the best Scottish beer of them all. From refreshing lagers to full-bodied ales, here are their recommendations. Sláinte!
Originally brewed in the Fountain Brewery in Edinburgh, McEwan's lager is described as easy drinking and completely refreshing. Meanwhile, McEwan's Export is a sweet, full bodied and hearty ale which has been around since 1856.
A sweet malty beer with toffee and caramel notes, Belhaven Best is a favourite among our readers. It's made with Scottish barley grown in East Lothian fields by Belhaven Brewery, said to be the oldest working brewery in Scotland.
Named after the aurora seen from Scotland's northern isles, Northern Light is a light, refreshing and citrusy ale. It is made by Orkney Brewery, who are based just one mile away from the prehistoric village of Skara Brae.