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Keeping it fresh: Brown Paper Bag Project

Any reader of this blog will know I tend to whinge a fair bit about freshness in hop-forward beers. I bore myself with my whinging sometimes, but it’s for the best. Show me a brewer in the world who thinks … Continue reading

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Bringing Quality to the Table

A few times every year I have that¬†beer moment. It’s a moment that all of my fellow beer bloggers and enthusiasts know intimately…it’s the bloody reason we put the graft into seeking out and writing about new brews. It’s a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on EBBC 2014 in Dublin

This year’s European Beer Bloggers Conference is coming to Dublin – good. I mean that. It’s great that one of Europe’s up-and-coming beer cities has drawn in an increasingly popular and high profile (well, on my Twitter feed, at least) … Continue reading

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Stone Barrel Brewing Co.

Anyone who’s read recent posts of mine will know that these are pretty exciting times for Irish beer drinkers. Imperial IPAs, decent hoppy pales, Black IPAs, American Barleywines, Belgian-style Tripels, and even Barrel-aged Imperial Stouts – we’ve got ’em all. … Continue reading

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Founders hits Ireland

If you’d told me a couple of years ago that Ireland’s beer community would have access to super-fresh and seriously well-priced brews from Michigan’s world-renowned Founders Brewing Co., I’d have had a right old laugh.   Founders’¬†gear is in serious … Continue reading

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CBDC Dublin 2013

The inaugural International Craft Brewing and Distilling Convention in Dublin has just finished. Fancy an ultra-quick summary? Alltech (the organisers) nailed it. Alltech are one of those mad companies that just seem to do everything. You want some animal feed … Continue reading

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Expensive Utopic Kicks

Who would have ever thought that bottles of Samuel Adams Utopias would land on Irish shores? Yep, bottles of 27% ABV Boston-brewed barley wine in bottles which retail around the two hundred quid mark and look as good as this: … Continue reading

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