The Playfair
Edinburgh, EH1 1AA

The Playfair
Edinburgh, EH1 1AA

Cask Beers Available

Cask Beers Available

Stewart - Pentland IPA

Pentland IPA - 3.9%

Pentland IPA

Stewart

3.9% abv

A golden dry ale, with slight fruit tones and a moderate bitterness. Fresh hop cones are added in four stages to contribute a more complex character, resulting in an easy to drink ale that offers refreshment with a little extra spice.

Spey Valley - Spey's Cadet

Spey's Cadet - 4.5%

Spey's Cadet

Spey Valley

4.5% abv

A simple, well balanced hybrid IPA. Made with lager and ale malts, for a beautifully balanced IPA-Lager hybrid beer.

Belhaven - Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 4.2%

Robert Burns

Belhaven

4.2% abv

A mild brown ale with rich sweet tones of Scottish toffee and a subtly malty aftertaste.

Stewart - Citra Blonde

Citra Blonde - 4%

Citra Blonde

Stewart

4% abv

Pale straw in colour and bursting with Citra hops. Sharp citrus and grapefruit flavours dominate, backed up with smooth floral and tropical passionfruit.

Belhaven - 80 Shilling

80 Shilling - 3.9%

80 Shilling

Belhaven

3.9% abv

A traditional style of ale typical of the East of Scotland. A superb classic with a deep copper hue and light bronze creamy foam. 80/- is brewed using Belhaven yeast and allowed to ferment at a slightly higher temperature. This delivers satisfying malt flavours and layers of soft fruit with a toffee finish.

Greene King - Abbot Ale

Abbot Ale - 5%

Abbot Ale

Greene King

5% abv

A full-bodied, very distinctive beer with a bitter-sweet aftertaste.

Craft Keg Available

Stewart - Hollyrood

Hollyrood - 5%

Hollyrood

Stewart

5% abv

Heaped with American Yellow Sub hops providing a tangy, grapefruit aroma and flavour, balanced out by Scottish malts making it exceptionally drinkable!

Stewart - Edinburgh Gold

Edinburgh Gold - 4.8%

Edinburgh Gold

Stewart

4.8% abv

Refreshing, balanced and full of flavour. This is a captivating gold bier, sophisticated in taste and rich in colour.Edinburgh Gold boasts an attractive continental hop aroma with moderate bitterness and a pleasing smooth finish.

Ciders & Perries Available

Healeys - Flattler - Original

Flattler - Original - 6%

Flattler - Original

Healeys

6% abv

Our famous Rattler Original without with fizz! It's still cloudy, it's still cyder and it definitely still bites! Slightly cloudy in character, it is a young, light, tremendously fruity and refreshing cyder with a distinctive bite.

Westons - Rosie's Pig Cloudy Cider

Rosie's Pig Cloudy Cider - 4.2%

Rosie's Pig Cloudy Cider

Westons

4.2% abv

An easy drinking traditional cloudy medium dry cider blended to give a fresh apple flavour with hints of citrus and spice.

Coming Soon

Branscombe Vale - Summa That

Summa That - 5%

Summa That

Branscombe Vale

5% abv

Awesome, strong golden ale, intriguing nose of passion fruit and vanilla. Amazing flavours of citrus and lychee on the palate give way to a subtle bitter finish.

Broughton - Hopo Proper IPA

Hopo Proper IPA - 5%

Hopo Proper IPA

Broughton

5% abv

We've crafted the Proper IPA as a dedication to those that enjoy Proper IPA with treacle malt, high alpha hop flavour and a light bitter aftertaste. With it's intense citrus, spice and pine flavours balanced with our blend of toasted local malts, the beer gives you a depth of spicy aroma and a balanced fruity aftertaste.

Williams Brothers - Joker IPA

Joker IPA - 5%

Joker IPA

Williams Brothers

5% abv

Created from a complex layer of malts and blended hops, this well balanced IPA delivers satisfaction every time. Golden in the glass, fruity on the nose with hints of cedar. Joker IPA is bitter/sweet, full of flavour and is sure to put a smile on your face.

Cairngorm - Wildcat

Wildcat - 5.1%

Wildcat

Cairngorm

5.1% abv

A smooth, deep amber coloured ale with a complex malt, fruit and hop flavour. Strong and distinctive like the powerful sleek Scottish Wildcat it is named after.

Kelburn - Cart Blanche

Cart Blanche - 5%

Cart Blanche

Kelburn

5% abv

Named after Paisley's river, White Cart Water, this golden full-bodied ale boasts smacks of flavour. The appearance is enhanced by a touch of wheat malt, giving good head retention and a wonderfully dry after-taste that won't be easily forgotten. As the name suggests feel free to enjoy 'Cart Blanche' as the mood dictates.

 

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The Playfair is in the Edinburgh & SE Scotland CAMRA branch area.