Northern Ireland

‘Return of the Saint’ Fermanagh Style

“Anyone who does this all by themselves can’t be making that much money.” A stark comment made by Gordy Fallis of the County Fermanagh brewery formerly known as Inishmacsaint.   I say formerly as it’s been all change for the Derrygonnelly man in the past twelve months.  I have no doubt it’s a massive struggle for…… Continue reading ‘Return of the Saint’ Fermanagh Style

Northern Ireland

# Sweet Norn Iron, good times never seemed so good #

So good, so good, so good!  (Sorry, got carried away in a football frenzy there) Following a random Instagram post by a local bar before the summer, my interest was piqued by a new Belfast brewery whose wares could be on shelves soon. Very frustratingly, little information was forthcoming from any quarter until Paul and…… Continue reading # Sweet Norn Iron, good times never seemed so good #

Northern Ireland

Barrahooley Sam’s Yer Man at Hillstown

Fans of Hillstown Brewery should be pleased to know that Nigel, Jonny and Ali have had another man/brewery join the team. Barrahooley’s one-man-band Sam Birkett has left behind his Martinstown brewing kit and full time job in Belfast and taken the plunge to join the Hillstown gang after reading a tweet! The affable Scotsman explained…… Continue reading Barrahooley Sam’s Yer Man at Hillstown