O’Briens Naas Craft Beer Fair

It was a cold wet Saturday afternoon in May, a Summer month, but we experienced all four seasons in this one day. After Wayne arrived home from his round of golf, we took off for the afternoon. We decided to go visit O’Briens in Naas as they were hosting their annual craft beer fair. This particular branch…

Podcast Episode Forty Three – Brewdog Time Machine

In this episode we see the return of Irish Beer Snob team, Janice and Wayne. For non apple users, you can find us here, and via Stitcher Radio Wayne freshly recharged from finishing his college course, is raring to go. In this episode we review the following beers from Brewdog; The Physics Amber Ale 5% 5am…

Beer Cocktails

The seed was planted  a couple of years ago, at my very first visit to the Brewdog AGM, to experiment with beer as a mixer in cocktail making. This came about when I was looking for something different. You know when you’ve just had enough beer and you’re looking for an alternative, be it whiskey,…

A Template for Taprooms – Sentinel Brewery, Sheffield, UK.

Seems like this is as good a time as any, but given the Crafts Drinks Bill is heading to the 2nd stage in the Dáil this week, for me to take a look at, what makes a great tap room. I think I may have found it in the shape of Sentinel Brewing in Sheffield. I’ve written…