Actor Kevin McKidd, who plays sexy ginger Dr. Owen Hunt on TV show Grey’s Anatomy, is living the Scotch lover’s dream. When he was 17, growing up in Scotland, he worked at the Macallan distillery in Craigellachie, sweeping floors. Now, his face is on four different limited-edition bottles of Macallan single cask scotch. He modeled for the Scotch whisky maker’s third installment of the Masters of Photography series, posing for renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz.
Macallan and McKidd promoted the series’ launch last month with a bar hop around L.A., touting the high-end bars on the tour--10
Pound, Bar Marmont, and Roger Room—as places the actor frequents. But after getting a chance to chat with the man at the end of the hop, I come to find out that he’s really a down-to-earth whisky and beer drinker who prefers Chateau Marmont to clubby Bar Marmont and that he had never been to Roger Room before, but thought it was “a cool place to drink.”
Here are a few of the places where McKidd, based out of Studio City, actually likes to imbibe, in case you want to “accidentally” run into him: