Northern Ireland

Crafty Macros

Craft beer, for want of a better term, has now never been so popular in Northern Ireland.  But what is made by the small microbreweries and what is actually owned by the big gun macros such as Diageo, Tennent’s and Heineken?  It’s easy to be hoodwinked when ordering a beer from one of the many craft taps you now see across NI, making you think you’re being different.

But you’re not.  You’re still putting money into a big boy’s coffer.   After reading this article in the Washington Post…


…my attention moved to here.  Excluding any NI brewery, this is a small section of who really fully/part owns or makes what.  You may be surprised.  Then again, you might not care.


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