Forget Not The Brews That Went Before

FOMO.  Fear Of Missing Out. This acronym has been used countless times in the past few years when new beers from very well respected breweries are launched.  One of my favourite UK breweries is Cloudwater from Manchester.  A lot of other beer drinkers are also fans of them.  Why wouldn’t you be?  My God they…… Continue reading Forget Not The Brews That Went Before

Northern Ireland

2018’s First Newbie…

…is MashDown Brewery from Banbridge. You’ve maybe already heard of it, you may even have had a collaboration brew from them.  Shore, a dulse stout that also involved Portrush’s Lacada Brewery, Dead End Brew Machine from Glasgow and North Coast Smokehouse was released last autumn.  A collaboration that happened after a Lacada co-owner got chatting…… Continue reading 2018’s First Newbie…

Northern Ireland

Seeing You Over Christmas

We’ve quite a few relatively new local beers on the market so I’ll try to round up just some of what’s good out there from Northern Irish breweries ahead of the Christmas holidays. I was very excited to see Belfast’s Boundary launching one of my favourite styles, a Dubbel.  This 6.7% ABV Belgian Trappist style is a…… Continue reading Seeing You Over Christmas