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Golden Pints 2014

It’s that time of year, people. Get the tinsel out, get a bit too merry, and have a good auld bitch about what beers you loved and hated over the past 12 months. Golden Pints doesn’t really have a ‘good … Continue reading

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Long live the {Bone} King

Double IPAs. I like ’em. In my mind, when a DIPA is executed properly and is served to me in fresh enough condition, it takes some beating. However, after doing a fair old bit of traveling and beering over the past … Continue reading

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Foam, Fury, Fecking Hoppy.

By Jove, they’ve done it. Galway Bay Brewery have gone and nailed a hoppy beer. They’ve been going in the right direction for a while now. Yes, anyone who’s a regular in any of their pubs in Galway or Dublin … Continue reading

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Hoptimum Joy

As if to purposefully slate my previous post, in which I was calling for us to consider sacking off importing hoppy beers from the States altogether as they’re never really fresh when they arrive, something extraordinary has just turned up … Continue reading

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Lingonberries & Long Names Maketh the DIPA

BrewDog seem to be enjoying their flashy new brewery. They’re churning out innovative new releases in rapid succession and they seem to have fixed the QC issues that were plaguing their core range around the turn of the year (I … Continue reading

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Sod Hamlet, let’s talk hops: Denmark’s To Øl

I know, I know, Beermack has been all about the hops so far. But, I’m not going to apologise, no sir. It’s not my fault that the past few weeks has seen several fresh and delicious hoppy brews coming into … Continue reading

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Hoppy Beers in Ireland – you’re kidding, right?

Hops. Irish brewing.  Hops. Irish brewing. Hops. Irish brewing. It pains me to say it, but, traditionally, these two don’t exactly seem to get along. I bloody love hoppy beers – for me, there’s nothing better than a rush of … Continue reading

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