Pearse Lyons Brewery – Dundalk

Dundalk, County Louth, in the North East of Ireland, is a town with a proud brewing heritage. The historic home of the Harp Brewery, and MacArdle Moore, two famous Irish Brands. Sadly, those breweries are now no longer operational, both acquired by Guinness, and closed by Diageo a number of years ago. However, in the…

Podcast Episode Fifty One – Kildare Brewing Company

In this latest episode we recount our recent hijinx, where we visited new and old venues for a bit of fun. We visited Lock 13┬áin Sallins, Co Kildare to have a look around Kildare Brewing Company, and attend a symposium which brought together, Publicans, Brewers, Maltsters and consumers. Podcast as always is available on iTunes,…

Podcast Episode Forty Nine – The (Five) Points, are coming

In this latest episode we interview Francesca Slattery, the Five Points Brewing Ireland Account Manager, in advance of their launch into the Irish market with Four Corners distribution. We taste a wide range of the portfolio of beers that will be coming into Ireland. The launch party is taking place in Underdog, our new bar…

Homemade GrapeFruit Radler

Ever since I tried it at a recent beer event I’ve been obsessed by the humble radler. What is it you ask? A radler, is a low alcohol beverage made 50/50 of lager or pilsner and sparkling lemonade. After a quick google search i found it dates back to 1912 and originates from Germany. However,…

Beery Delights

Movie Night is a very popular activity in any household.I was feeling very nostalgic the other day, reminiscing about my childhood and the snacks we used to enjoy while spending time with my family during a movie. Whether it was a movie at home or going to the cinema, the highlight was always the treats…