Northern Ireland

Stash Killing: Farmageddon and Mourne Mountains

https://open.spotify.com/episode/18pbMtQntzZs034gD5ocLi New Year’s resolutions suck, let’s be honest. I certainly suck at keeping New Year’s resolutions. Though, when I was 15, I did keep one and managed to not eat a chocolate bar all year! I’m quite proud of that one. Here’s an idea, though – what if a resolution involved drinking beer? Now that’s…… Continue reading Stash Killing: Farmageddon and Mourne Mountains

Ireland · Northern Ireland · Uncategorized

Northern Ireland Golden Pints 2022

https://open.spotify.com/episode/46EyVIzT7EmMLW4R7A7Ond It’s been a progressive yet unsettling year for the Northern Ireland beer scene. In the face of escalating energy and ingredients costs, breweries such as Bullhouse, Boundary and Walled City have successfully battled through the quagmire that is bureaucratic red tape and managed to open their own pub or permanent taproom. Boundary have taken…… Continue reading Northern Ireland Golden Pints 2022

Ireland · Northern Ireland

Tis the Season

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5WLudRTocVl0iYpXGrQahe Picture the scene. Evening time in your living room, curtains drawn, Christmas tree lights on and there’s a gorgeous log fire roaring away in front of you. All that’s needed now to complete that festive circle is a bangin’ imperial stout. The good news for you is that’s there are quite a few out…… Continue reading Tis the Season

Northern Ireland

NI’s Scarce Sessionables

https://open.spotify.com/show/3alndzoaLjf1gEXbn5Y0lP Imagine a Northern Irish beer blog post in the year 2022 that reviewed three bottles of beer from three different breweries. Yes folks, not one can in sight: the beer bottle still exists! What’s even more crazy about today’s post is that these three beers are really hard to get hold of. You’ll not…… Continue reading NI’s Scarce Sessionables

Belfast · Northern Ireland

An Ormeau Beer on the Ormeau Road

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2cZ4xxNCbZWxoVmvVXtVAJ There’s been a little rush of brewery openings over the past couple of months. Well, three is certainly a rush in Northern Ireland terms. Following on from the launch of Get ‘Er Brewed’s Our Brewery near Randalstown and Out of Office Brewery at the Ulster Sports Club in Belfast, along comes #31 in the…… Continue reading An Ormeau Beer on the Ormeau Road