The Thistly Cross Cider stall at Lennoxlove Book Festival, East Lothian
Discover a wonderful array of drinks attractions during your stay in Edinburgh & The Lothians including the world's largest collection of Scotch Whisky and mouth-watering beers, ales and ciders.
Beers and ciders
While relaxing in the bars and pubs of Edinburgh & The Lothians, don’t miss the excellent range of drinks on offer. The well known Deuchers IPA hails from Edinburgh’s Caledonian Brewery while Belhaven Best is produced in Dunbar. Stewart Brewing, based in Loanhead, Midlothian, sells a range of cask and bottle ales including Embra and Edinburgh No 3.
Look out for the traditional apple ciders from Dunbar-based Thistly Cross Cider which was established in 2008. Or why not try the more distinct creations of ginger root, elderflower and strawberry?
From the Scotch Whisky Association to the producer of the Edinburgh Malt, do not miss the whisky attractions across the area. Find out more about whisky in Edinburgh & The Lothians.
Take a sensational journey through a replica distillery, before your expert guide imparts the secrets of the Whisky regions. Finally, you'll choose your perfect 'dram', and taste it in The World's Largest Whisky Collection.
Located in the beating heart of Scotland’s capital, the Edinburgh Gin Distillery is a destination quite unlike any other. It’s here that we produce small batches of gin, inspired by the majesty, marvel and mischief of Edinburgh and its inhabitants.