London Calling, Irlande Douze Points

So, it’s been a long first quarter of the year, upheaval in the day job, have loads of days carried over from the year before. You decide to take a week off. What do you do? Well, I had opted to play some golf, but the weather was horrendous, spring had most definitely not sprung…

Podcast Episode Fifty One – Kildare Brewing Company

In this latest episode we recount our recent hijinx, where we visited new and old venues for a bit of fun. We visited Lock 13 in Sallins, Co Kildare to have a look around Kildare Brewing Company, and attend a symposium which brought together, Publicans, Brewers, Maltsters and consumers. Podcast as always is available on iTunes,…

Brewdog – Indie Pale Ale

The brewery Brewdog seems to emote a wide range of emotions whenever their name is uttered among beer fans, whether it’s shouts of derision, and rolling of eyes. Or, their more vocal evangelical supporters, who may or may not be equity punks, no one can deny, that they push people’s buttons. Full disclosure, i’m an…

Podcast Episode Fifty – Dead Centre Brewing

Athlone, a town situated on the banks of the River Shannon, literally in the middle of Ireland is about to get a new brewery. It’s first brewery in many many years. Dead Centre Brewing, quite a clever name, and nice clean branding too. We got to sit down with Liam Tutty, founder of Dead Centre…

Podcast Episode Forty Nine – The (Five) Points, are coming

In this latest episode we interview Francesca Slattery, the Five Points Brewing Ireland Account Manager, in advance of their launch into the Irish market with Four Corners distribution. We taste a wide range of the portfolio of beers that will be coming into Ireland. The launch party is taking place in Underdog, our new bar…

Golden Pints 2017

It’s that time of year when we try to recall and relive our favourite beery moments through a rip roaring 2017. For the podcast this year it was a challenge to maintain our frequency due to my college course that I was doing until the summer time. It is our intention to return to more…