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Beer Available At Hanging Bat (arranged by most recent)
Liefmans Oud Bruin 83, Het Kapittel Watou Blond 77, Saison Dupont Biologique 92, Luckie Ales Not So Myld , Arbor You A’int Seen Me , Wild Beer Madness IPA 97, Buxton Dark Nights 91, Alechemy Citra Burst 91, Alpha State Vengeance (Kentucky Bourbon & Laphroaig BA Blend) 91, Buxton Fruit Tea Saison , Magic Rock Dark Arts Soured in Bruichladdich with Raspberries , Wild Beer Amuse Bouche , Alechemy Almighty Mofo , Summer Wine Appleton Up Smoke Kriek , Harbour Aji Amarillo , Alechemy Monumental , Alechemy Academic , Buxton Axe Edge 99, Hawkshead Motueka , Cromarty Ghost Town
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vshollows (3) , | December 5, 2013
98 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
Great place with loads of beers to choose from. Was very busy on Saturday night, but we managed to get a seat downstairs.
Huge tattoo on the neck/chest of the barmaid was not to our liking.
danlo (36) , England | November 6, 2013
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Nicely decked out bar on Lothian road in central Edinburgh. 12 keg bars available on tap, 4 cask ales and a very extension list of bottled beers. Great service and good food menu. Nano brewery on view out the back. Very popular.
Rune (344) Tromsø, Norway | August 25, 2013
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 17/20
Most things works well here and they seemed to be doing everything right. It’s a medium sized place with comfortably seating areas on three levels promoting an airy and cozy atmosphere. Friendly, attentive and knowledgeable staff. Good homemade food, beef ribs and American sausages, among others. Great range of interesting and tasty British ales on cask and keg (six cask ales, 14 on kegs) supported by an extensive menu of bottled beers from around the world. The cask and keg beers had a very fast rotation. I stayed in Edinburgh for five days and visited the pub every day, and the list on the blackboard was never the similar to the day before. Great praise for the Beer Flights, five third pint tasters for a few quid. With the Alpha project the Hanging Bat can now be labeled a brewpub. Music was also ok, Elvis Costello, early Bob Dylan and Scottish rock groups. Clean, fancy, and spacious toilets. A little beer garden at the rear of the pub. Even being located at the central Lothian road the pub is rather anonymous and not that easy to spot. Popular place all through the day visited by varied clientele. A new favourite, indeed (Visited 7th-11th August 2013).
gunnar (273) Sandnes, Norway | July 28, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
My local at my recent visit to Edinburgh, and a favourite as well, with well kept beers, cask and keg. Interesting selection, and there was always something new and exciting on at all my visits. Was offered samples as well, always a nice habit.
Nice modern interior.
TheCametron (38) , Czech Republic | July 24, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
The best beer bar in Edinburgh (possibly in Scotland?). Went there a handful of times whilst back in the Burgh for a week. The beer keeps on changing and being replaced with something else that I really want to drink. There’s such a big range and the care with which the beer is selected is unparalelled. They’ve got a good selection of bottles although with all the keg and cask to choose from, I didn’t get in to them. Split levels. I liked sitting on the top floor at the window looking out at the degenerates on Lothian Road. I never ordered any food but I had some of Bens wings. They were acceptable.
Beersiveknown (63) , Northern Ireland | July 15, 2013
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Amazing bar, shabby chic, wee outdoor seating area, on site brew kit, seating over three levels.
Token system for third pint samples, (5 for £11.95) 20 taps, up to 6 casks, good bottle selection.
super helpful and friendly staff, tasters offered, knowledgeable
they do food but not sampled this time
often host events
went 5 times over three days
hot but only due to insane weather at time of visit
HopRedHead (35) Perth, Australia | July 11, 2013
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Another great bar in Edinburgh. I thought the layout was great with the split level flooring, killer vibe and friendly staff. Didn't try the food but it looked good. Good tap selection and comfy chairs, need I say more?
northropfrye (144) Steinbach, Manitoba | July 5, 2013| Updated July 22, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
A cool place in Edinburgh, definitely not at atmospheric old pub, but a more modern feel here, and more modern beers to suit. Wide selection. Didn’t get to try the food.
MalcolmTucker (39) , Scotland | July 1, 2013
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
One of the, if not the best, beer-forward bar in Edinburgh. There is always a great choice plus there is a good balance between keg and cask. Staff are friendly and knowledgable.
jfb (107) , Germany | May 30, 2013
92 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
Spacious 3-level bar with lots of tables to sit at and a relaxed atmosphere. Awesome selection with 6 cask and 14 keg lines, all constantly rotating, and a very well-chosen list of bottles. Beers are fairly priced and the staff is very friendly. Went here almost daily during my weeks stay in Edinburgh.
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