It’s hard enough for small, independent breweries in Northern Ireland to get their beer into bars and off licences so when Covid-19 hit last March and closed both those routes to market, the writing was on the wall. Many breweries began selling and delivering via their own hastily assembled webshop and thankfully off licences were…… Continue reading Downward Sales (Except NI?)
Quite a few of Northern Ireland’s breweries are selling on their own recently-created webshop (via a local off license because, its Northern Ireland and we’re run by incompetent arses politicians) and trying to make a profit in the world in which we currently live. A list of those breweries and off licenses can be found…… Continue reading All About the Sa, Bro
First of all I hope you are healthy and safely indoors. If you’re a key worker, thank you for venturing out. Thank you to every single one of you – from the front line NHS workers living a daily nightmare to the guys emptying my bins once a week to the good folk working in…… Continue reading Stay Safe, That’s An Order!
Happy New Year people. I hope you get to try plenty of cracking beers in 2020 and don’t be shy in letting me know what they are when you have them. There’s been a lot of anticipation for the new Whiplash beers following the completion of the brewery’s new building in Dublin. One of the…… Continue reading Last Christmas
Hallelujah! The children on the hill have put their toys back in their prams and Stormont is functional once again. Some positive political news for once. But this post isn’t about the Shinners or DUP, (who surely deserve that £1,000 per MLA pay rise after being back to work for, what, one week?) It’s about…… Continue reading The B Words