The winners of the Dublin Craft Beer & Cider Cups were announced on the opening evening of the three day Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair at the Convention Centre Dublin. The Dublin Craft Beer Cup was awarded to German Brewery, CREW Republic for their ‘Rest in Peace’ Barley Wine; the Dublin Craft Cider Cup went to Tempted Cider for its ‘Tempted [...]
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CALLING IRELAND’S MOST AMBITIOUS BARTENDERS TO ENTER THE 2019 WORLD CLASS BARTENDER OF THE YEAR COMPETITIONDenise Maguire2019-03-19T15:40:53+00:00
The Irish leg of the World Class Bartender of the Year Competition is underway. Bartenders from across Ireland are invited to apply to enter the world’s most prestigious and respected bartender competition before it closes on Sunday, 31st March 2019. The winner will represent Ireland at the World Class Global Finals in Glasgow this September. [...]
Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin has been voted Best Gin at the prestigious 2019 Flaviar Spirit Awards in New York. Best Gin Win for Gunpowder at New York Flaviar Awards. Flaviar is one of the world’s most competitive drinks contests, which awards ‘Best Spirit’ gongs to only 5 of the 22,000 eligible premium spirits brands each year. [...]
Heineken has said that higher beer sales and consumers trading up to more expensive drinks will boost its earnings in 2019 after reporting growth in every region last year, sending its shares up 4%. The Dutch maker of Heineken, as well as Tiger, Sol and Strongbow cider, said that revenue growth should be above the industry average and [...]
Jameson Irish Whiskey, which is produced by Irish Distillers in Midleton Distillery, has entered the top 10 of IMPACT magazine’s annual ‘Top 100 Premium Spirits Brands Worldwide’ list for the first time ever, after increasing sales 10% to a record 7.5m nine-litre cases in 2018. In addition, Jameson scored its 18th consecutive year on the title’s [...]
Jose Cuervo is challenging bartenders all over Ireland to mix things up by creating a Cuervo Tradicional margarita with a twist and submitting their entry on cuervomargarita.ie. The most impressive margaritas will be invited to a live final in Dublin on the 14th May where finalists will compete to win the title of Ireland’s Best Margarita in [...]
Ireland’s most anticipated craft distillery launched today, as The Dublin Liberties Distillery opened its new €10m state-of-the-art whiskey distillery and visitor experience on Old Mill Street in Dublin’s Liberties. After two years of construction, An Tánaiste - Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Simon Coveney T.D., officially opened the new distillery, by closing the still door and commencing [...]
Dublin City Gin is a premium Irish handcrafted London dry style gin from husband and wife team Jim O’Connor & Sheila Cooney. Produced in small batches of only 600 bottles, the recipe is prepared by hand, which includes organic rhubarb grown along the Grand Canal in Dublin itself. Irish Milk Spirit provides the ideal base for their [...]
Mescan Brewery have launched the first of the ‘Seven Virtues’ series of one-off brews. It comes hot on heels of their successful Beoir na Nollag Christmas beer and provides quite a contrast in style. Crisp and slightly dry-hopped, it is a nod in the direction of both tradition and innovation. Seven Virtues Lager has an alcohol content [...]
The Roe & Co Spirit of Reinvention bartender competition gets underway this week, with bartenders all over Ireland invited to be in with a chance of becoming an honorary Roe & Co Brand Ambassador for one year. Entrants to the competition simply need to upload an image of their delicious Roe & Co highball serve [...]