With the blazing hot sun reigning down over Ireland this weekend, we got to sample two of the new beers from Blacks Brewery and their new Discovery IPA Series, we get to sample Mosaic IPA, and Overkill, an Imperial Black IPA.
We also look at the latest news including awards for Galway Bay, and little old us being nominated in the New Media Europe Awards
Please also spare a moment for Rye River Brewing and N17 who are currently hoping to pitch for Richard Branson on the VMBVoom Awards.
The link to N17 Pitch is here https://www.vmbvoom.com/pitches/n17-brewery
The link to Rye River is here https://www.vmbvoom.com/pitches/rye-river-brewing-company
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In the big comeback episode for Mrs Beer Snob, the team sample a collaboration beer that was gifted to them by their favourite Geordie, Myles, who was over recently for the Alltech Festival (You can read his thoughts on the festival here )
In this episode we also catch up on the latest happenings in the Irish Craft Beer Scene, and look at the upcoming Irish Beer & Whiskey Village which prompted some interesting conversation when it was noticed that Guinness’ Open Gate Brewery will be present. Here’s a link to the Tweet that asked the Question – you can check the replies by clicking on it.
//platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsWe also discuss some of the Media handwringing a certain Wicklow Wolf beer experienced in recent days. Instigated by serial troll and drain on tax payer funded RTE Joe Duffy you can hear the nonsense here and read some of the more reasoned stuff here and here.
Also if you’re in the London Area, the guys from www.irelandcraftbeers.com are running a few events around the place.
- 16th March – The lads are at We Brought Beer, link to the event page is here
- 17th March – Craft My Irish at Brewdog Clapham Junction featuring beers from White Hag Brewery and 8 Degrees
- 17th – 20th March – My Goodness, No Guinness at The Rake – festival itinerary is here
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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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