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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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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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The Full Irish

Eight Degrees Brewing Company has been churning out some consistently good produce over the past few months. Christ, they’ve just won a medal at the World Beer Cup for their US Amber Ale, Amber Ella. However much of a toss … 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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Two Hundred Fathoms: More Magnificence from Galway Bay

There’s one truly on-form brewery in Ireland at this moment in time. That brewery is Galway Bay. The gang over on the West coast upgraded their brewing facilities a few months back and they’re really starting to reap the rewards … Continue reading

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Blacks of Kinsale go, well, Black.

Blacks of Kinsale have come a long way since they burst on the scene mid-way through last year with their beautifully hoppy American pale ale. They’ve got their own brewery now, they’ve undergone a (pretty damn cool) rebrand, and they’ve … Continue reading

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