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August 2018

Keith Fagan, Country Manager of Molson Coors Ireland appointed new chair of IBA

2018-08-14T11:28:12+00:00

The Irish Brewers Association (IBA), the representative voice for the brewing industry in Ireland, has elected Keith Fagan, Country Manager of Molson Coors Ireland as its new chairperson. The role of the chairperson became vacant when outgoing chairperson Maggie Timoney, CEO of Heineken Ireland, stepped down due to her appointment as CEO of Heineken USA. [...]

Keith Fagan, Country Manager of Molson Coors Ireland appointed new chair of IBA2018-08-14T11:28:12+00:00

July 2018

Craft Cider set to follow Craft Beer explosion

2018-07-31T18:16:32+00:00

The Big Bear Cider Mill is a craft cider producer based in Essex and run by a team motivated by their passion for cider, and their desire to take the business to the next level. The Big Bear make quality craft cider from pesticide free, traditional cider apple varieties, grown in thriving orchards created from [...]

Craft Cider set to follow Craft Beer explosion2018-07-31T18:16:32+00:00

Irish Brewers Association welcome passage of Craft Drinks (Distilleries and Breweries) Bill

2018-07-24T21:41:35+00:00

The Irish Brewers Association (IBA) has welcomed the passage of the Breweries and Distilleries Bill in the Seanad, which will allow craft brewers and distillers to sell their products on site to visitors, without the need to acquire a full licence.  This follows the successful passage of the bill in the Dáil last week.  The [...]

Irish Brewers Association welcome passage of Craft Drinks (Distilleries and Breweries) Bill2018-07-24T21:41:35+00:00

Archway Lager team up with Eatyard to create GREATYARD

2018-07-18T14:35:37+00:00

Archway, the newest addition to the Franciscan Well portfolio, is teaming up with Eatyard on the 28th and 29th of July to create GREATYARD, a celebratory weekend of great music, great food and of course, great lager. Located at Ireland’s coolest food market in Richmond Street South, Dublin, Archway are inviting people to transform their weekend from [...]

Archway Lager team up with Eatyard to create GREATYARD2018-07-18T14:35:37+00:00

Carlsberg don’t do music festivals but if they did…

2018-07-18T14:36:36+00:00

It seems like a new music festival pops up every week. While some may appear to be in it for a fast buck, others like the KnockanStockan Music & Arts Festival, are clearly in it for the love of the music. The team behind the three-day event took 2017 off but are back with a [...]

Carlsberg don’t do music festivals but if they did…2018-07-18T14:36:36+00:00

SMITHWICK’S – NEW 330ML CANS NOW AVAILABLE!

2018-07-10T13:20:52+00:00

Smithwick’s Irish Ale have launched their first ever 330ml cans, featuring two of its beers, Smithwick’s Pale Ale and Smithwick’s Atlantic Blonde Ale. They are now available in retailers and off-licences across Ireland. The new 330ml can format is perfect for Smithwick’s drinkers who are looking for a more laid back drinking experience. The new packaging [...]

SMITHWICK’S – NEW 330ML CANS NOW AVAILABLE!2018-07-10T13:20:52+00:00

VFI & Fáilte Ireland Launch Pub Food Workshop

2018-07-04T21:04:42+00:00

The range and quality of pub food across the country is set to be changed thanks to a joint training initiative organised by Fáilte Ireland and the Vintners Federation of Ireland (VFI). Launched by the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin in Kilkenny, the ‘Grow your Food Reputation’ programme aims to show publicans the [...]

VFI & Fáilte Ireland Launch Pub Food Workshop2018-07-04T21:04:42+00:00

June 2018

Rural Ireland’s drinks businesses grow

2018-06-29T11:52:08+00:00

The number of Irish breweries producing their own product has more than quadrupled since 2012, from 15 to 72, according to a new report published today by the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland (DIGI). This quadrupling has led to a total increase in microbrewery turnover from €8 million in 2012 to €52 million in 2016. [...]

Rural Ireland’s drinks businesses grow2018-06-29T11:52:08+00:00

Estrella Damm Continues Partnership with Food On The Edge in 2018

2018-07-05T09:58:37+00:00

Estrella Damm has once again been announced as the official beer partner and sponsor of Food on the Edge 2018. This announcement marks the second year of partnership between Estrella Damm and the annual food symposium, which returns to Galway this October 22nd and 23rd 2018. The Food on the Edge event is a coming-together [...]

Estrella Damm Continues Partnership with Food On The Edge in 20182018-07-05T09:58:37+00:00

East Yorkshire brewery wins listings for its gluten free beer

2018-06-21T15:20:01+00:00

The team at a Yorkshire coast brewery are celebrating after winning a contract to supply one of its gluten free beers to 400 Morrisons stores nationwide and 30 Tesco stores throughout Yorkshire. Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery has secured the listings for its award winning beer, Against the Grain, 4.5%, that is made from [...]

East Yorkshire brewery wins listings for its gluten free beer2018-06-21T15:20:01+00:00