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Scotland dominates UK's Best home bar competition - take a look at some amazing entries

Beer fans are being encouraged to enter a competition that's seeking to find the UK's best home bar.

Published: June 1, 2020
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Games retailer Liberty Games has launched a competition to find the best home bar of 2020, and some Scottish entries have stood out.

With a prize of a year's free beer, many people have entered the competition which ends on 30 June.

Despite the nation’s best efforts to recreate the Great British pub during lockdown - using backgrounds from their locals on platforms like Zoom and Houseparty - some people have taken it one step further and are installing bars and pubs into their own homes.

To celebrate this, Liberty Games has launched a competition and are on the hunt to find the best home bar.

They are asking the British public to send in photos of their pub-style setup, to be in with the chance of being crowned ‘Britain's Best Home Bar’.

But it’s not just the title the winner will receive - to celebrate the best home bar Liberty Games is giving away a year’s supply of beer to one lucky person.

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The best Scottish bars so far

So far the competition has had a good response, but these two Scottish home bars have stood out.

Ken Mack from Inverness has created an extremely authentic pub at home, with space for live music, a pool table and space to drink at the bar.

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Picture: Ken Mack

Alick Smith from Portmahomack in Tain, Ross-shire has a cosier bar with an impressive range of drinks, including gins and whiskies.

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Picture: Alick Smith

The prize

Liberty Games are giving away a year’s supply of beer, inclusive of several different known brands and unique craft beers. Every month the winner will receive a box of beer totalling a yearly cost of £300.

To enter or find or more about the competition including terms and conditions, please visit the Liberty Games website

The competition closes on 30th June.

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Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related.

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