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Friday 27 January 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Beer

All time
# The High Table Interview
Sexy rows, Belgian beer and 3 other questions we had for Brian Hayes
The Fine Gael MEP talked banking inquiry, beer and European politics with TheJournal.ie this week.
# anybody got an opener
This man can open beer bottles with his clenched arse cheeks
*pop*
# luxury converted
Meet the Celtic Tiger builder with a micro-brewery in his swimming pool
As the downturn took hold, Liam Doyle realised his family swimming pool was a luxury he could no longer afford. He found a novel use for it.
# brewing season
Taste of recovery: 400 new microbrewery jobs on the way by the end of the decade
It gets an enormous amount to media attention — but craft beer accounts for a tiny fraction of the total beer market in Ireland. Brewers are hoping to change that, in years to come.
# deck the kegs
The ultimate Christmas tree is made of 300 beer kegs
We’re full of Christmas beer.
Voices
Column: Have a Hoppy Christmas! Some beers to try over the festive season...
Raise a glass – or even make a mean beer-brined turkey – with these beer selection tips.
# craft distiller
What's the story with white whiskey?
Are we looking at the next big thing in craft drinks?
# drankin'
Video demonstrates just how much booze is actually in a standard Irish serving size
Keep this in mind in the pub tonight.
# hey bud
Budweiser's new anti-drink driving ad stars a puppy, and it'll break your heart
We’ll say no more.
# Land down under
Drunken hunter fights off Australian croc with an eye-poke
The younger adventurer had to think fast after being attacked by the large reptile.
# Sore heads
This Oktoberfest fails compilation is horrifying
Please drink sensibly. Please.
# HEI-NO
The owners of Miller and Bavaria want to buy Heineken - but the Dutch are holding out
SABMiller is the second-largest brewing company in the world, Heineken is third.
# just the one
13 Irish craft beers you must try before you die
Everyone’s brewing it. Here’s what to try.
# coopering
The last craft: Ever wondered how a cask is made? Here's how
Coopering is the ancient craft of cask-making that requires a lot of skill.
# is it craft beer?
Guinness is making two new beers - and here's what they'll look like
The company is trying to introduce more variety into its offering.
# 99 solutions
99-packs of beer are now a thing, and EVERYONE wants one
99 bottles of beer on the wall…The dream.
# staggering
How is Ireland's beer market like the economy?
Heineken say that recovery in beer sales is much like the economic upturn: uneven.
# small beer
Carlsberg is the latest casualty of Eastern European turmoil
The brewer is expecting a dip in profits due to the worsening situation.
# pass the dutchy
This Dutch Gold lorry in Dublin has misspelled its own slogan
Oh.
Voices
Opinion: Craft beer – is it just a phase?
There seems to be a perception that craft beer is a phase, a fad, a temporary hipster thing – nothing could be further from the truth.
# tssssssk
Here's how to cool down a can in just two minutes
All you need is ice and salt.
# Head case
Guy pours a beer using nothing but his forehead
What wizardry is this?
# Closing Time
More than 1,000 Irish pubs have had to shut down since 2007
And it’s all about tax, say industry chiefs.
# gimme dat
Sneaky crab pinches guy's bottle of beer
MINE.
# humdinger
Here's how a Galway pub ended up selling 50c pints during last night's match
A deal that reduced the price of beer by 50c every time a team scored went brilliantly wrong.
# 277 green bottles
The top 10 countries that spend the most on beer... (yes, obviously we're up there - but where?)
Not necessarily a figure to be proud of…
# sponsored by molson canadian
7 things you'll only find in Canada
Let’s find out all aboot it, eh?
# Alcohol
61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises
Just 7 per cent of these businesses said they have managed to maintain pre-Budget 2014 sales volumes.
# beer buyers club
Brad Pitt throws a beer to Matthew McConaughey after finding out they're neighbours
Lend me some sugar…
# the secret
Here's how to drink beer tonight without getting drunk
Dreams do come brew.
# whine
Irish brewmaster reviews cheap American wines
Hint: They’re not nice.
Voices
Column: Ancient brewing in Ireland and the legacy it left behind
Ireland is going through a sort of renaissance when it comes to beer – so what was brewing like on this island in ancient times? Reuben Gray explains.
# robo-quaff
Beer 'tasting' robot in Spain drinks lager and pilsner
Probably the best robot job in the world.
# beer batter
Here's what happens when you put beer on a hot frying pan
It’s hypnotising.
# one for the road
First motorway pub opens its doors in Britain amid controversy
The Wetherspoons pub is located on the main motorway between London and Birmingham. However road safety groups say it could lead to drink driving.
# pilot project
How Amsterdam is paying alcoholics to work for beer
In a pilot project, the city is giving participants beer in exchange for light work collecting litter and eating a decent meal.
# Beer goggles
Mesmerising time-lapse video shows how beer ferments
It’s…alive.
# recycle
Irish households will consume 5m boxes of chocolate and 22m bottles of wine over Christmas
Repak expects to recycle 44,000 tonnes of packaging waste over the Christmas period.
# Snap Happy
Man attempts to trade a live alligator for some beer
Turns out people will not accept a reptile in exchange for alcohol.
# pint crimes
These are the 10 worst things that can happen to your Friday night pint
Flat? Stale? Foamy? GAH.