Petrus Sour Beer

The De Brabandere Brouwerij, located in Bavikhove, Belgium is 120 years old. Founded by Aldophe De Brabandere in 1894 it continues to be a five generation family operation. They pride themselves on the passion, authenticity and innovation of traditional brewing. One of their brands, Petrus Sour Beers, was a topic on the agenda for this…

#BigBeeryNight – The Irish Version.

This spun out of a conversation I had with Steve from Beer O’Clock Show over the weekend when he visited us here in Dublin.Every year we hear about Dryanuary etc to raise money for charity – however lets turn this on it’s head.We’ve all been touched by Cancer in some shape or other, so what’s more…

The Price of Craft Beer – More than meets the Eye.

Those of you that follow me on twitter, firstly, Thank you! And secondly will have noticed in my feed last week I was taken aback at the price of a certain beer in a certain pub. Not only was I perplexed and shocked at this, MrsBeerSnob too was aghast.Usually, I would talk to the business owners privately on…

A Belgian Odyssey

As I sit here writing this post – which is primarily a look back at the recent European Beer Bloggers and Writers Conference it strikes me that this in fact the 100th post on the IrishBeerSnob.com blog. (100 might be a bit of a stretch as some are of our podcast episodes) but nonetheless. It is a…

Live Beer Blogging @ EBBC – Courtesy of Belgian Family Brewers

So the scene is set – Hotel Marivaux in Brussels. At the table is Janice, Sarah Finney, Chris Elston, Steve Williams, Reuben Gray, Aidan Sweeney and myself! Tasting beer’s and writing about them St Bernardus Extra 4 – 4.8% SingleThe brewery was set up to commercialise & sell the beers of Westverleteren Abbey. They brewed under…

Brunch Date at Soder & Ko

I’ve attended a couple a functions with The Taste in Solder & Ko, located on Georges Street, and its always left me wanting more. I was there on their launch night & more recently for a bloggers lunch. Now as much as I like my beer I do enjoy good food. Soder & Ko more…