Monthly Archives: January 2017

Ales from The Great Island, James Brown and 12 Acres 

David O’Flynn set up The Great Island last year. His first beer is a Pale Ale contract brewed up in Craftworks. It’s 4.8% and is nicely hopped with Magnum and Cascade. It’s unpretentious and very drinkable. I had the first … Continue reading

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Two of Kinnegar’s Special Brews. 

One of the things about having ‘a few’ bottles of beer around the place is that you occasionally forget that you have a particular brew. I picked up One For Ronan at some stage last year. Don’t ask me where. … Continue reading

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Kicking it Sligo Style…Three new beers  from Lough Gill

Lough Gill have been getting some coverage for their ‘controversially’ named news so naturally I was keen to try them. I sent the brewery a message on Twitter asking about availability and they said it would be on shelves in … Continue reading

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Beer in Copenhagen 

I’ve just gotten back from a few days in Copenhagen. I asked for recommendations before making the trip and the place that got the most thumbs up was Fermentoren. One of the folks who recommended the bar was Eric Heilig, … Continue reading

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