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July, 2013 Archives

Kay's Bar is a fantastic Victorian pub on Jamaica Street, Edinburgh. The pub was originally a Georgian coaching house and was converted into John Kay and Sons, Wines and Spirits Merchants. It has many interesting features such as barrels, cast-iron pillars and many original fittings. You can read more about the pub on their website.

Kay’s Bar is a fantastic Victorian pub on Jamaica Street, Edinburgh. The pub was originally a Georgian coaching house and was converted into John Kay and Sons, Wines and Spirits Merchants. It has many interesting features such as barrels, cast-iron pillars and many original fittings. You can read more about the pub on their website.

The Wee Pub is billed as being the 'Smallest Pub in Scotland'. The diminutive pub adjoins the much larger Biddy Mulligans pub next door although it does have a separate entrance. The pub was was a disused room and ladies toilets but has been given a new lease of life. The pub has capacity for around 20 people at any one time and beer is either served from taps hidden behind a cupboard at the end of the room or from Biddy Mulligan's next door.

The Wee Pub is billed as being the ‘Smallest Pub in Scotland’. The diminutive pub adjoins the much larger Biddy Mulligans pub next door although it does have a separate entrance. The pub was was a disused room and ladies toilets but has been given a new lease of life. The pub has capacity for around 20 people at any one time and beer is either served from taps hidden behind a cupboard at the end of the room or from Biddy Mulligan’s next door.

Kim Daniel Bergersen shows how to pour a glass of PIlsner Urquell at the European Beer Bloggers Conference, 2013. He won the title of Pilsner Urquell’s International Master Bartender (IMB) 2012 by beating a group of finalists from 11 countries around the world.

Kim Daniel Bergersen shows how to pour a glass of PIlsner Urquell at the European Beer Bloggers Conference, 2013. He won the title of Pilsner Urquell’s International Master Bartender (IMB) 2012 by beating a group of finalists from 11 countries around the world.

Brooklyn Brewery’s Brewmaster Garrett Oliver and Pilsner Urquell’s Brewmaster Vaclav Berka at the Pilsner Urquell dinner at the European Beer Bloggers Conference 2013 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Brooklyn Brewery’s Brewmaster Garrett Oliver and Pilsner Urquell’s Brewmaster Vaclav Berka at the Pilsner Urquell dinner at the European Beer Bloggers Conference 2013 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Brooklyn Brewery's Brewmaster Garrett Oliver and Pilsner Urquell's Brewmaster Vaclav Berka at the Stewart Brewing in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Brooklyn Brewery’s Brewmaster Garrett Oliver and Pilsner Urquell’s Brewmaster Vaclav Berka at the Stewart Brewing in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Fitzpatrick's Bar is located in Doolin on the west coast of Ireland. Owned by the Hotel Doolin, the bar is very popular with tourists that make a stop whilst visiting the nearby Cliff of Moher. I travelled there with Paddy Wagon Tours who make frequent stops there. The pub serves a good selection of Irish beers, including their own Dooliner Irish red ale, and host an annual beer festival.

Fitzpatrick’s Bar is located in Doolin on the west coast of Ireland. Owned by the Hotel Doolin, the bar is very popular with tourists that make a stop whilst visiting the nearby Cliff of Moher. I travelled there with Paddy Wagon Tours who make frequent stops there. The pub serves a good selection of Irish beers, including their own Dooliner Irish red ale, and host an annual beer festival.

A busy Thursday night in the infamous Temple Bar area of Dublin. The Temple Bar pub is named after the area and dates back to 1840. Due to its location its often busy.

A busy Thursday night in the infamous Temple Bar area of Dublin. The Temple Bar pub is named after the area and dates back to 1840. You can find out more about the Temple Bar area on the official website.

The Mutton Lane Inn is one of Cork's oldest pubs. The pub, with its dimly lit interior, is tucked away down Mutton Lane, one of many lanes that lead into Cork's famous English Market.

The Mutton Lane Inn is one of Cork’s oldest pubs. The pub, with its dimly lit interior, is tucked away down Mutton Lane, one of many lanes that lead into Cork’s famous English Market. The pub is one of seven pubs on the Cork Heritage Pub Trail. You can view more photographs of the pub as well as a review on Travels with Beer.