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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Beer

All time
# brewdog
The 'world's first transgender beer' has been specially made with hops that change sex
The beer is also ‘non-binary’ because it treads the line between ale and lager.
# Health Warning
Leo Varadkar has a plan to put calorie counts on beer bottles
Five new health warnings are to appear on every alcohol product under proposed new rules.
# Drink up
7 beer gardens to visit in your lifetime
Drink up.
# frosty brew
This Irish beer has just been voted the best of its kind in the world
… and no, it’s not Guinness.
# up cork
This Irish beer just got voted the best of its kind in the world
… and no, it’s not Guinness.
# lager than life
Gluten-free beer made from chickpeas? Would you try it?
The microbrew movement is taking hold in many countries and has been embraced in Israel as well.
# opening the floodgates
This English village is about to allow alcohol sales for the first time ever
Bournville, which was founded by the teetotal Cadbury family, was the last remaining “dry village” in England.
# golden ale
Guinness just launched a brand new ale in Ireland – here’s our verdict
The not so black stuff.
# golden ale
Guinness just launched a brand new ale in Ireland - here's our verdict
The not so black stuff.
# red hot chilli porter
The 6 weirdest beers on sale at the Irish Craft Beer festival
White Sow Oatmeal Chocolate Milk Stout. Try saying that after a couple of bottles.
# beer me
A craft beer walking tour of Dublin
One route. Several stops… You’re welcome.
# growler
Here's why this beer jug has a deeply unfortunate name in Ireland
What do you think of when you think of growlers.
# crafty
Experts say these are the 20 best beers in the world
Happy International Beer day.
# craft beer
An Irish brewer excellently hit back at stickers branding bottles as 'an insult' to craft beer
Someone defaced beer packs in Waterford.
# beer glorious beer
The world has been losing its thirst for Irish beer
The Iatest market report from the Irish Brewers Association is in.
# zero per cent
Non-alcoholic beer: Is it nice? Can you still drive after it? We investigated
Here’s what you need to know.
# Beer
The cheapest cities around the world to drink a beer
Some important information.
# just hangin' out
Man caught drinking beer with hogs in the nip told cops: "I just like pigs"
He was drinking a six-pack of Hamm’s. No, really…
# just the one
Dublin is one of the world's 25 priciest places to drink a beer
Feel like that last round almost broke the bank? You’re not wrong.
# Believe it when we see it
Eric Cantona pledges to swim the English Channel if you say French beer is best
Something tells us this won’t be happening anytime soon.
# i been drinking
10 handy infographics that will help you become a drink expert
*bookmarks*
# Boston Lager
Meet the man who helped spark the craft-beer revolution
Jim Koch is the man behind Samuel Adams Boston Lager.
# craft beer
This handy infographic explains the differences between every sort of beer
Never again will you get flustered in a craft beer pub.
# an-gneasach
Irish speakers will get a kick out of this Kerry beer's name
Enjoy Gnéas responsibly, now.
# tops of the hops
These are the best craft beers in Ireland right now*
*According to judges at the Killarney Beerfest, that is.
# gin and juice
Snoop Dogg is suing hipsters' favourite beer PBR for €60m
Snoop claims he’s owed a portion of the sale of Colt 45.
# Quiz
Which Irish Beer is Your Spirit Animal?
Which one truly gets you? Find out here.
# The briefcase
Here's everything you need to know about business this week
Everyone was talking about Chinese beer, a Dunnes Stores shock and Stripe’s billions.
# lager than life
The world's most-popular beer costs 43c and tastes like wet cardboard
It just goes to show, beauty is in the eye of the beer-holder.
# una cerveza
One of the world's worst-rated beers is crushing all the competition
‘Faded aromas of sulphur, faint skunk, mild cooked veggies.’
# Vigilante justice
This robber met his match when his victim set about him with a rather large umbrella
The thief was trying to break into a beer cage in Nenagh, Co Tipperary.
# Gone in 6 seconds
Australia's Prime Minister necked a beer in six seconds - and there's a video
And some people aren’t pleased.
# make mine a single
The EU wants you to know there's the same calories in a glass of wine as a slice of cake
Some companies have said they will voluntarily list the calorie count on their beers.
# tough day at the office
Every beer fan's dream just came true - this brewery is hiring
The Carlow Brewing Company – maker of O’Hara’s – is planning a €1.5 million expansion.
# Cheers
17 of the best places in Ireland to have a sunny pint after work
Go find yourself a beer garden…
# can it
Should you have to pay at least €2 for a can of beer? Pubs and off-licences think so
They want a minimum price for alcohol to put an end to cheap supermarket deals.
# peak hipster
Lidl beer is trying a little too hard with its hipster spiel
Moustaches at dawn.
# lager lager lager
Guinness is launching a brand new lager
A pint of the yellow stuff, please.
# lager lager lager
Guinness is launching a brand new lager
It’s the latest in a line of new beers coming from St James’ Gate.
# brian's brew
This might be the most quintessentially Irish craft beer in existence
Throwback to the good times.