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All Change in Tyrone

There’s been a significant change in the County Tyrone commercial brewing scene over the past few months. Pokertree from Carrickmore is now concentrating on distilling spirits via its alter-ego Íon and Donaghmore’s Red Hand Brewing has ceased entirely, mainly due to the closure of Pokertree, according to a source at its restaurant The Brewers House.…… Continue reading All Change in Tyrone

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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

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Beavertown Extravaganza 2017

This month I visited my new favourite beer festival.  A week after the superb ABV in Belfast, it was the turn of London to do its inimitable thing. For various reasons, I don’t usually get the chance to attend beer festivals outside of Northern Ireland but when acclaimed London brewery Beavertown announced in January they were…… Continue reading Beavertown Extravaganza 2017