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# craft-beer - This year 2022

Phoenix Park strolls and pints in Stoneybatter: Rascals co-founder describes his ideal day-off
# Culture Magazine
# Culture Magazine

Phoenix Park strolls and pints in Stoneybatter: Rascals co-founder describes his ideal day-off

Oct 10th 2022, 3:55 PM 2,122 Views 0 Comments

Night Out, Night Off: Cathal O’Donoghue, head brewer and co-founder of Rascals Brewing Company, takes us through his favourite spots to spend his day (and night) off.

# craft-beer - All time

Britain's craft beer 'gold rush' has slowed to a drip. Here's how the Irish sector is shaping up
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

Britain's craft beer 'gold rush' has slowed to a drip. Here's how the Irish sector is shaping up

May 2nd 2019, 3:02 PM 11,825 Views 33 Comments

Industry pundits warn that more closures are on the way.

Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit
# Cheers
# Cheers

Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit

Mar 19th 2019, 9:16 AM 15,941 Views 28 Comments

Publicans are also concerned about the impact of the recent increase in VAT.

4 events for... food and drink fans looking for something special
# Events
# Events

4 events for... food and drink fans looking for something special

Jul 25th 2018, 4:10 PM 837 Views 3 Comments

Bottomless brunch, a Hennessy history lesson and a craft beer tour.

'We've seen at least four craft breweries close down this year': Fighting back against Big Beer
# The White Hag
# The White Hag

'We've seen at least four craft breweries close down this year': Fighting back against Big Beer

Jul 14th 2018, 10:00 PM 46,899 Views 66 Comments

It can be challenging out there for craft breweries – we spoke to two about how they make it work.

'Big brands with pseudo craft beers put pressure on us': This Galway brewer is being liquidated
# Craft Beer
# Craft Beer

'Big brands with pseudo craft beers put pressure on us': This Galway brewer is being liquidated

Jul 12th 2018, 12:59 PM 16,909 Views 36 Comments

The Independent Brewing Company of Ireland was set up in 2012.

'We can't afford to give a pub €5,000': Craft producers hit out at exclusive drinks deals
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

'We can't afford to give a pub €5,000': Craft producers hit out at exclusive drinks deals

Feb 17th 2018, 10:30 AM 37,292 Views 56 Comments

Many craft drinks producers say sweeteners offered by big companies are locking them out.

Wallace tells minister: 'It's not possible for brewery visitors to drink as much craft beer as commercial beer'
# Microbreweries
# Microbreweries

Wallace tells minister: 'It's not possible for brewery visitors to drink as much craft beer as commercial beer'

Feb 14th 2018, 7:44 PM 24,184 Views 27 Comments

The bill aims to allow craft brewers sell their beer to visitors on their premises.

County breakdown: Cork leading the way as Irish craft breweries grow by 500%
# Crafty
# Crafty

County breakdown: Cork leading the way as Irish craft breweries grow by 500%

Dec 27th 2017, 8:30 PM 16,662 Views 22 Comments

Westmeath is the only county in the Republic of Ireland with no microbrewery.

New course hoping to make most of brewing and distillery 'renaissance'
# IT Carlow
# IT Carlow

New course hoping to make most of brewing and distillery 'renaissance'

Sep 5th 2017, 6:20 AM 11,130 Views 14 Comments

18 students will soon start the honours degree course, the first of its kind in Ireland.

Craft breweries will be allowed sell drink on tours under a new law
# Crafting Legislation
# Crafting Legislation

Craft breweries will be allowed sell drink on tours under a new law

Jul 26th 2017, 10:33 PM 17,127 Views 31 Comments

Alan Kelly said the the legislation would bring craft breweries into line with the rest of the world.

Take a guided tour of... the small Dublin brewery backed by an Irish drinks titan
# Five Lamps
# Five Lamps

Take a guided tour of... the small Dublin brewery backed by an Irish drinks titan

Jul 6th 2017, 2:16 PM 5,091 Views 8 Comments

Five Lamps Brewery is plotting a nationwide expansion as it rolls out new product lines.

This Irish brewery is toying with the idea of going completely gluten-free
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

This Irish brewery is toying with the idea of going completely gluten-free

Mar 2nd 2017, 4:00 PM 319 Views 0 Comments

9 White Deer has released a range of coeliac-friendly craft beers.

From Irish Water to Irish beer: Alan Kelly has a crafty plan to help brewers
# HOPPORTUNITY Knocks
# HOPPORTUNITY Knocks

From Irish Water to Irish beer: Alan Kelly has a crafty plan to help brewers

Nov 24th 2016, 6:10 AM 12,688 Views 49 Comments

The former Environment Minister says brewers should be allowed sell their own products on site.

Foster's, Beamish and Murphy's sold in Irish pubs as local craft beer
# Sneaky Pints
# Sneaky Pints

Foster's, Beamish and Murphy's sold in Irish pubs as local craft beer

Sep 22nd 2016, 9:33 PM 37,905 Views 64 Comments

It is believed this occurred in several dozen outlets Heineken Ireland trades with.

People who make craft beer might get a happy boost in the Budget
# Craft Beer
# Craft Beer

People who make craft beer might get a happy boost in the Budget

Sep 19th 2016, 6:15 AM 17,721 Views 31 Comments

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed told TheJournal.ie that he has been consulting with people in the microbrewery industry on how to boost business even more.

Make the most of the summer festivals this weekend
# Event Guide
# Event Guide

Make the most of the summer festivals this weekend

Jul 9th 2016, 7:45 AM 16,592 Views 21 Comments

Festivals, fairies, face-painting and more much.

11 of the absolute best Irish craft beer names
# The Session
From The Daily Edge
# The Session

11 of the absolute best Irish craft beer names

Jul 7th 2016, 11:17 AM 10,094 Views 16 Comments

Bravo, everyone.

This Tipperary stout has been named the best in Ireland
# White Gypsy
From The Daily Edge
# White Gypsy

This Tipperary stout has been named the best in Ireland

Mar 2nd 2016, 12:31 PM 5,438 Views 2 Comments

Take a bow, White Gypsy.

Dun Laoghaire is getting this brand new craft beer pub next week
# Going Out
# Going Out

Dun Laoghaire is getting this brand new craft beer pub next week

Feb 19th 2016, 7:30 AM 22,368 Views 61 Comments

Galway Bay Brewery, which already runs a number of pubs in the city centre, is moving out to the suburbs.

Dun Laoghaire is getting this brand new craft beer pub next week
# Going Out
From The Daily Edge
# Going Out

Dun Laoghaire is getting this brand new craft beer pub next week

Feb 18th 2016, 10:00 PM 4,407 Views 1 Comment

Excellent.

Brewery owner hits out at Fine Gael TD for claiming to have "delivered" jobs
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

Brewery owner hits out at Fine Gael TD for claiming to have "delivered" jobs

Feb 15th 2016, 3:14 PM 30,417 Views 63 Comments

The jobs aren’t even going where he said.

Ireland's gin revolution is about to kick off
# Viva La Revolution
# Viva La Revolution

Ireland's gin revolution is about to kick off

Jan 30th 2016, 5:00 PM 34,982 Views 45 Comments

Distillers line up to benefit from consumers’ appetite for premium spirits.

There's a new beer flavoured Ben & Jerry's ice cream and it needs to come to Ireland
# Brown-ie Ale
From The Daily Edge
# Brown-ie Ale

There's a new beer flavoured Ben & Jerry's ice cream and it needs to come to Ireland

Oct 22nd 2015, 12:01 PM 3,690 Views 3 Comments

Currently, it’s just planned for the US. Boooo.

This Irish beer just got voted the best of its kind in the world
# Up Cork
From The Daily Edge
# Up Cork

This Irish beer just got voted the best of its kind in the world

Oct 5th 2015, 9:21 AM 7,042 Views 2 Comments

… and no, it’s not Guinness.

Gluten-free beer made from chickpeas? Would you try it?
# Lager Than Life
# Lager Than Life

Gluten-free beer made from chickpeas? Would you try it?

Oct 3rd 2015, 8:30 AM 8,843 Views 20 Comments

The microbrew movement is taking hold in many countries and has been embraced in Israel as well.

Why cider is like the forgotten child in Ireland's drinks family
# Apples And Oranges
# Apples And Oranges

Why cider is like the forgotten child in Ireland's drinks family

Sep 26th 2015, 8:00 PM 19,119 Views 34 Comments

Everyone is talking about whiskey and craft beer – but what about the craft cider?

Meet the new batch of distillers behind an Irish whiskey resurgence
# Good Spirits
# Good Spirits

Meet the new batch of distillers behind an Irish whiskey resurgence

Sep 20th 2015, 6:30 PM 31,767 Views 23 Comments

The spirit has been going through a boom.

How two men built a pub and brewing empire from the depths of the recession
# Lager Than Life
# Lager Than Life

How two men built a pub and brewing empire from the depths of the recession

Sep 6th 2015, 7:00 PM 36,830 Views 19 Comments

We talked to one of the brains behind the Galway Bay Brewery about pub closures, craft beer and the Wetherspoon effect.

One family is bringing whiskey distilling back to Drogheda after nearly 50 years
# Liquid Gold
# Liquid Gold

One family is bringing whiskey distilling back to Drogheda after nearly 50 years

Sep 2nd 2015, 2:15 PM 21,838 Views 27 Comments

The Boann Distillery is due to start production before the end of the year.

The 6 weirdest beers on sale at the Irish Craft Beer festival
# Red Hot Chilli Porter
From The Daily Edge
# Red Hot Chilli Porter

The 6 weirdest beers on sale at the Irish Craft Beer festival

Aug 28th 2015, 2:12 PM 5,177 Views 1 Comment

White Sow Oatmeal Chocolate Milk Stout. Try saying that after a couple of bottles.

A craft beer walking tour of Dublin
# Beer Me
# Beer Me

A craft beer walking tour of Dublin

Aug 26th 2015, 10:40 PM 24,458 Views 45 Comments

One route. Several stops… You’re welcome.

Here's why this beer jug has a deeply unfortunate name in Ireland
# Growler
From The Daily Edge
# Growler

Here's why this beer jug has a deeply unfortunate name in Ireland

Aug 24th 2015, 6:45 PM 13,705 Views 4 Comments

What do you think of when you think of growlers.

An Irish brewer excellently hit back at stickers branding bottles as 'an insult' to craft beer
# Craft Beer
From The Daily Edge
# Craft Beer

An Irish brewer excellently hit back at stickers branding bottles as 'an insult' to craft beer

Aug 8th 2015, 10:00 AM 9,820 Views 4 Comments

Someone defaced beer packs in Waterford.

The world has been losing its thirst for Irish beer
# Beer Glorious Beer
# Beer Glorious Beer

The world has been losing its thirst for Irish beer

Aug 6th 2015, 1:31 PM 22,426 Views 27 Comments

The Iatest market report from the Irish Brewers Association is in.

Meet the man who helped spark the craft-beer revolution
# Boston Lager
# Boston Lager

Meet the man who helped spark the craft-beer revolution

Jun 28th 2015, 10:15 AM 17,138 Views 21 Comments

Jim Koch is the man behind Samuel Adams Boston Lager.

This handy infographic explains the differences between every sort of beer
# Craft Beer
From The Daily Edge
# Craft Beer

This handy infographic explains the differences between every sort of beer

Jun 27th 2015, 4:38 PM 185,538 Views 2 Comments

Never again will you get flustered in a craft beer pub.

7 Irish craft beers that will make the perfect Father's Day present
# Pints With Dad
From The Daily Edge
# Pints With Dad

7 Irish craft beers that will make the perfect Father's Day present

Jun 19th 2015, 2:30 PM 4,273 Views 5 Comments

Play your cards right, and you get to drink them too!

Irish speakers will get a kick out of this Kerry beer's name
# An-gneasach
From The Daily Edge
# An-gneasach

Irish speakers will get a kick out of this Kerry beer's name

Jun 9th 2015, 1:43 PM 7,026 Views 5 Comments

Enjoy Gnéas responsibly, now.

These are the best craft beers in Ireland right now*
# Tops Of The Hops
# Tops Of The Hops

These are the best craft beers in Ireland right now*

Jun 9th 2015, 12:03 PM 38,643 Views 58 Comments

*According to judges at the Killarney Beerfest, that is.

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