Podcast Episode 27 – White Hag Brewery 2nd Birthday

    So, your brewery is turning 2 years old, what do you do? Well, throw a huge bash at the brewery apparently and invite everyone to come! That’s just what the team at White Hag, from Ballymote in Sligo did this past weekend. They threw open their doors to their fans, friends, and family….

Beer in Derbyshire, UK

This past weekend, MrsBeerSnob and I had the pleasure of attending one of our oldest friends wedding in Belper in Derbyshire. Now, expecting a similar dearth of craft beer, as is usually experienced here in Ireland, we were pleasantly surprised to see that the hotel itself, had it’s own Ale served via handpump, and a…

IBSC EP0026 – Crafty Brewing Company

In this latest episode we try The Crafty Brewing Company’s Red ale, and Irish Pale Ale, that are available nationwide in Lidl – Find your local store We also look at upcoming events and recent beers we’ve tasted 1: Galway Hooker Brewery 10th Birthday Event – 57 The Headline Event Page 2: DOT Brew – Keg Launch…

Summer’s Here courtesy of 8 Degrees

I was looking back over the site and realised, it’s been a while since I last actually wrote anything that resembled a beer review. It’s all been podcast episodes. Well, i’m going to correct all that. Everyone that knows me, knows i’m a hop head. I love me some great IPAs, and i’m always seeking…

Stone Brewing Europe has arrived #DrinkFresh

In this latest episode the team have a taste of mega fresh beers from Stone Brewing Berlin that have just launched in to the Irish Market. They also catch up on the latest news from Ireland and beyond. The video of Joseph Kearns (Head Brewer at White Hag) can be found here where he talks cans vs bottles from…

When Brewers and Off Licences collide

Who What Wheat Where is the result of a collaboration brew between O Brother Brewing and O Briens  off license. This is a limited release american wheat IPA that is dry hopped with Ahtanum, Centennial, Cascade, Columbus, Simcoe and Chinook. The guys in O Briens kindly sent us two bottles to sample. The name was decided by a twitter…