Scotland > Edinburgh
Beer Available At Bow Bar (Free) (arranged by most recent)
Great Heck Voodoo Mild 82, Great Heck Chopper , Wild Beer Fresh 87, 8 Wired ReWired Brown Ale 93, Offbeat Odd Ball Red (4.2%) 49, Innis & Gunn Oak Aged Blonde Beer 46, Steel City / Raw / Shakespeare Unholy Trinity , Alechemy Bowhemia Pale 53, Thistly Cross Jaggy Thistle Medium Dry , Thistly Cross Whisky Cask Cider (6.9%) 86, Elixir ANZAC 2014 , Loch Ness Nesstrovia , Tryst Sherpa Porter 80, Stewart Edinburgh Number 3 55, Fyne Ales Vital Spark 86, Thwaites Magic Sponge 41, Alechemy Five Sisters 83, Scottish Borders Heavy Nettle , Fyne Ales Hurricane Jack 93, Great Heck Stormin Norman 76
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TheCametron (50) , Czech Republic | August 7, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
A mainstay of the Edinburgh beer scene. Situated bang in the city centre with every excuse for being a tourist trap and yet It isn’t. The selection is definitly more cask orientated but they do bring on some very interesting keg beers as well. The clientelle is regulars. The staff are excellent. Very friendly and accomodating with a great ability to deal with the ticks that can occur in seasoned beer drinkers. Great selection. One of the most important pubs in the city.
gunnar (346) Sandnes, Norway | July 28, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
Busy bar in a busy area, with a fine selection af real ales. Service minded personell, and they also know their beers. Recommended +
Beersiveknown (71) , Northern Ireland | July 15, 2013
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
another fantastic edinburgh pub with historic (listed?) features like air pressure beer pumps.
helpful staff happy to serve thirds when asked
keg and cask selection always interesting, withspecial beer events/ festivals all year round
rightin citycentre so no excuse not to visit!
northropfrye (184) Steinbach, Manitoba | July 5, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Staff is not super attentive, but its a nice little pub with a great selection. Really cheap pies, too, if you’re hungry.
cgarvieuk (150) Edinburgh , Scotland | June 6, 2013
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
This is one of Edinburghs finest bars, Can get very busy, and has the narrowest tables i have ever seen. The Beer selection is Really good and the Quality Excelent. May not be as trendy as any of the grassmarket pubs but you’ll be hard pushed to find a decent beer in the grassmarket. Id say a must if your in the area.This is my TOP equal choice of Edinburgh bars (along with Cloisters)
jfb (131) Freising, Germany | May 30, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Popular traditional bar with a very minimalistic interior. 8 cask ales, good selection and fairly priced, and a few fancy imported (expensive) kegs. Staff is a bit reserved, in accordance with the vibe of the place. Get there early if you want to sit.
Scopey (391) Croydon, England | May 8, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Traditional single-room freehouse pub located in old-town Edinburgh. Lots of interesting Scottish micros on cask and a few token Northern English. The bottle selection is compact, but well-chosen. If you like whisky this is also a great place to visit. Really enjoyed it until it started to get very busy, but then again is was a Saturday. Prompt and friendly service. An Edinburgh must-visit.
miquelcrush (101) Granollers, Spain | April 12, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Good selection of craft beers from UK and from other countries, good selection of Whiskies.
MrW (44) Londerzeel, Belgium | February 11, 2013
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 13/20
Nice bar located in the centre of Edinburgh. A lot of locals, which was a good thing. Warming stove.
Poor selection, some internationals. But they flyer with the message "Winter Beer Festival", but like non of the beers were available.
Expensive but friendly, fluent, helpful barkeeper.
Theydon_Bois (607) The ’Sham, England | December 22, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Visited at lunchtime on Saturday 8th Decemeber ’12.
Medium sized single room venue, bar to the left as you enter. 8 cask, largely scottish micros including Tryst, Stweart and Hghland Brewing Co on my visit, nearly always one or two English offerings as well.
Place was pretty busy so we stood by the bar.
Service was prompt and we never had to wait.
Have visited the Bow many times, classic trad bar and a must on a visit to the Burgh!
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