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Buy local: Boundary Brewing

Everyone and their mother is harping on about ‘buying local’ nowadays. Thank Christ they are. Sustainable, affordable, and high-quality local produce should be at the heart of everyone’s monthly food and beverage outgoings. It’s been a total delight to see … Continue reading

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Irish Beer Innovation

The “Holy Trinity” of Irish craft brewing is a well-known concept to local beer heads. Over the past few years, Irish microbreweries haven’t exactly been trying to rock the boat with their opening forays into the market (fair enough – … Continue reading

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Irish Craft Beer for Dummies

Someone asked me recently which locally brewed beers I’d recommend to a complete beer novice – someone who has (through inertia or whatever) never tried anything more adventurous than a pint of Heineken or a half of Guinness. Lots of … Continue reading

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Turning Japanese (via Waterford)

Metalman Brewing Company have been nailing down their reputation in the Irish beer scene for some time now. The Waterford based brewery has managed to keep churning out innovative small-batch special brews, while keeping their flagship beer, Metalman Pale Ale, … 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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