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 his perspective as a brewer.
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In the latest episode of the Irish Beer Snob Podcast, our intrepid duo do a tasting of Dan Kelly’s Cider, and their new Limited Edition Whiskey Barrel Aged Cider.
Also featuring the latest news from the Irish Craft Beer Scene.
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This week sees the first Irish Beer Snob podcast episode with a live guest recording alongside our Intrepid Duo. We have Instagram legend, Pierce Cooney of @Son0vaGun (https://www.instagram.com/son0vagun/ ) to share his tips for excellent Instagram Beer Photography.
We also visited McHugh’s Off Licence in Kilbarrack, Dublin for the beer for today’s episode – we had Mescan Brewery Red Tripel, and a Growler of Lagunitas Mozango IPA with Mango.
|Pierce and his padawan apprentice
Here are some practical tips for you to improve your Instagram photography from the master himself.
- Plan your photo, sounds like common sense but really helps
- Try use natural light if you can, however some people use Light boxes
- Choose a nice background, use places of interest, landmarks etc, make it not just about the beer.
- Take your photo from a low angle, turn your phone / camera upside down if necessary
- Take plenty of shots, from a variety of angles, then choose your favourite
- Use Hash Tags! (Save them somewhere and copy and paste them!
|Helping to get that “Shot”
Pierce’s 3 Favourite Beer Photo Instagram Accounts
- @BeerFarts – Beer & Lego what’s not to love
- @FantasticFilm – Pierce’s #PrizelessPrize Nemesis
- @Commodore_NB_Pants – a US based instagrammer
We had great fun recording this episode, where we also have a look forward to the upcoming Alltech Brews & Food Fair in Dublin’s Convention Centre, Feb 5th to 7th. Loads more info on the website here tickets still available and if you’re there on Friday don’t forget to register for the Guinness World Record attempt for worlds largest beer tasting.
The good folk at Alltech have kindly given us a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky listener to bring themselves and a friend to the festival on a day of their choosing. Please note the competition will close on Friday 29th January at 5pm. Winner will be chosen at random, and must be able to collect the prize.
To win all you have to do is answer this simple question;
What was Pierce’s favourite beer in 2015?
Hint: Listen to the podcast to find out
Once you have your answer, please comment below this post on the blog – entries are only accepted if posted to this page.
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Galway Brewers, Independent Brewing based in Carroroe a small Village just outside Galway. Have brought us a special release Barley Wine with two different barrels used in the ageing process. One Brandy and one Bourbon.
We also have an exclusive interview with owner / brewer Kevin O’Hara at the end of the episode.
Available in all good independent Off licences, please note this is a limited release so act sooner rather than later if you wish to get your mitts on these.
Do you want to see your favourite Craft Beer Bar in Dublin win a well deserved reward sponsored by Kentucky Ale – please note this is a facebook based competition so make sure to check it out here
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In the current instalment of the Irish Beer Snob podcast, our intrepid beer explorers talk through the latest news in the Irish Craft Beer Scene, and review Brehon Brewhouse’s Summer Ale.
We also opened out to our audience to give us their favourite watering holes wherever they may be to share with our audience.
There are some great beery spots on the list which is by no means a complete list.
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So, after a few weeks hiatus, like buses, the Irish Beer Snob team hit you with a double hit – not only a blog post – but a podcast too!
This week we cover off on a lot of different things, like what we’ve been up to the last few weeks.
Our podcast fuel was the excellent Road Trip beer from McHugh’s Off Licence, brewed in collaboration with Kinnegar Brewing. Available exclusively via their website and shops. www.mchughs.ie hopefully they brew more as it was tasty!
Among other things we rabbit on about a new bar in Dublin city centre, The Wiley Fox, what IrishBeerSnob has been up to, Registering for EBBC 15.
We also look forward to a number of other events, including our good friend Simon of Simon Says Beer who is hosting a craft beer festival in Don’s Bar in Moate, Co Westmeath in August.
Carlow Brewing Company have been very busy, not only unleashing a number of Collabs, a new one with Pinta of Poland, but also a Hoppy Red IPA in Collaboration with Starr Hill Brewing of Virginia, USA.
So come on, and have a listen!