Ireland Craft Beers


Best Craft Beer Bars in Belfast

By Kevin McLaughlin on May 17, 2018

Because of its “difficult” past, Northern Ireland has always been a little bit behind the trend. The craft beer movement had a slow start here, but it’s really built up a head of steam. And while more rural areas may still be pretty limited in craft options, residents of and visitors to the city of Belfast have their choice of great bars with local and import craft on tap.Northern Lights Ormeau Road When BrewBot closed its doo...
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Red Dawn: A Red Ale Revolution

By Kevin McLaughlin on May 2, 2018

When people think of a beer style that represents Ireland almost to a person they will think of Stout/Porter, but despite being synonymous with our ancient island, it is by origin a city of London style. A true and sometimes maligned Irish beer style is the Red Ale. A Red Ale is similar in many ways to a pale ale or English bitter, it leans heavy on the malt for flavour with hops added early in the boil for bitterness but lit...
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The Resurrection Whiskey Tasting – Dublin’s’ 57 The Headline

By Brendan Carty on April 30, 2018

One of those random midweek whiskey tastings in Dublin that you just can’t miss. Especially if there is no work the next day in The North. The Resurrection Whiskey Tasting was organised by Celtic Whiskey Shop and was located in a great wee spot called 57 The Headline, a perfect venue for the event.With the welcome rise in whiskey events across the Island, we are almost entering a healthy completion, as a whiskey enthusiast can’t make ...
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