Kildare Brewing Company

Kildare Brewing Company

In this latest episode we chat to Barry Flanagan, Owner of Kildare Brewing Company and Lock 13 Gasto pub in Sallins, Co Kildare and Rob Rainsford, Head Brewer of Kildare Brewing Company.

We chat about all things Kildare Brewing Company.

While chatting to the lads we drank a couple of cans of Lock Down IPA extended edition, which was brewed to raise funds for Naas Hospital during the Covid emergency.

You can find Kildare Brewing on Twitter, Instagram and their website here

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Stephen Clinch – Trouble Brewing

Stephen Clinch – Trouble Brewing

In this latest podcast episode we have a good old chinwag with Stephen Clinch co – owner of Kildare’s Trouble Brewing who along with Dungarvan Brewing are part of the core of Irish Craft Brewing scene and also celebrated their 10th birthday this year.

While we were chatting with Stephen we enjoyed the following Trouble Brewing beers;

  • Ambush – Juicy Pale Ale
  • Vietnow – IPA (Collaboration with Cassidy’s / PMACs / Blackbird pub group)
  • Speakerbox – DIPA

Trouble brewing are distributed by Grand Cru beers, and available nationwide in all good beer retailers.

Podcast is available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Stitcher Radio.

Direct MP3 download available here

Podcast Episode Fifty One – Kildare Brewing Company

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 in 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, Stitcher Radio and of course directly here


Podcast Episode Thirty Nine – Reality Bytes, Welcome to 2017

Podcast Episode Thirty Nine – Reality Bytes, Welcome to 2017

In our return to Podcasting in 2017, your intrepid duo, taste a beer by Kelly’s Mountain Brewing called, Reality Bytes, a sturdy 7% Double IPA.

We also talk about our collaboration with The Beer Club and how you can join in #BeerClubIE

Thanks to you all for engaging in #Hopical and sharing your New Beers Resolutions.

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