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Irish Beer Snob Podcast

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Nov 12, 2017

In this long overdue episode, the Irish Beer Snobs look back on their recent trip to the UK. To visit Leeds, and Dark City in the Northern Monk Refectory. A festival dedicated to the beauty of darker beers.

We also revisit our trip to one of the best taprooms in the UK, the Magic Rock Tap, in Huddersfield.

Looking forward we look forward to the next few weeks where there is events taking place;

  1. Fanah Fest - 8 Degrees, Mitchelstown, Co Cork link
  2. Brew Na Boinne - Boyne Brewhouse, Drogheda, Co Louth link
  3. Big Beery Night 2017 link

Thanks for listening

Sep 17, 2017

In this latest episode, The Irish Beer Snob team taste the new Hope Brewery special editions, a Tropical IPA, and Tropical Sour. 

We also look back at our recent visits to the Irish Craft Beer Festival in Dublin, and ABV Fest in Belfast.

Stay tuned to the end, and there's an interview with Thomas Delaney of Galway Bay, and new Irish Brewery, Land & Labour.

Thanks for listening, What festivals are you looking forward to?

Aug 15, 2017

In this latest episode, we look back at what we've been up to since the The White Hag's birthday bash

Whetting our whistle with a couple of Hillstown Brewery beers, courtesy of Instagram legend, and all round Nice Guy Antrim_Man

We also look forward to the upcoming festivals, as we hit peak beer fest season in Ireland. 

Also be sure to follow Our Hoppy Travels on Instagram here

 

Jul 9, 2017

In this latest episode, we taste four of the range from one of the newest craft breweries in Berlin, BRLO. Thanks to Devin for sending over the samples. BRLO will be pouring along with many guest breweries at the White Hag - Hagstravaganza, get your tickets here

Ticket info for the Greg Koch events in Dublin and Galway are here

We also posed a question about are consumers, craft beer, and normal, best served by exclusively craft beer bars

https://twitter.com/irishbeersnob/status/881607168222515202

We also catch up with the news from the Irish Beer Scene, and look back at the last while in terms of events and beers we've had.

Thanks for listening, Janice & Wayne

Jul 5, 2017

A live recording of our night in Ranelagh's Taphouse on June 22nd (http://taphouse.ie/) for the launch of Whiplash's two newest beers, Saturate, and Body Riddle. 

The panel for the Q & A were Alex Lawes, Head Brewer Whiplash, David Guilfoyle, Head Brewer Trouble Brewing, Kevin McKinney, Co - Owner / Brewer Stone Barrel, and Colin Hession, Owner of L Mulligan Grocer Gastropub

Hope you enjoy the show!

May 14, 2017

In this episode we see the return of Irish Beer Snob team, Janice and Wayne.

Wayne freshly recharged from finishing his college course, is raring to go.

In this episode we review the following beers from Brewdog;

  • The Physics Amber Ale 5%
  • 5am Saint American Red 5%
  • Original Punk IPA 2007 6%
  • Punk IPA 5.6%

We also tackle Tasting Nitch's Frequently asked beer questions, you can see how she answered here https://youtu.be/OU7bBhc6dKk 

Upcoming events;

O'Briens Naas Beer Festival https://www.facebook.com/events/419454295096893/ 

Killarney Beer Fest http://inec.ie/gig/killarney-beerfest-17-05-26/ 

South Main Ale Trail Wexford https://www.facebook.com/events/1182630808514521/ 

Also don't forget to check out new beery podcast NE Sippin Forecast https://northeastsippinforecast.com/ from our good mate Myles Lambert of Newcastle upon Tyne

Apr 2, 2017

In this latest episode we look back on our recent trip to Sheffield for Sheffield Beer Week, and the Beer Now Conference. 

We also chat about the #CraftDrinksBill that has gone to committee stage in our parliament which will enable breweries to operate Taprooms. 

Keep listening at the end, as we've an interview with Bob Pease, the CEO of the Brewers Association. He was a truly engaging interviewee and we have an exclusive announcement in the interview too.

Mar 5, 2017

This is the second part of an epic collaboration with our good friends Steve and Martin over at Hopinions which you can check out the first part here

Here we look deeper in to things about Beer Festivals, and cover a wide and varied range of subjects in this space.

Get in touch with us and your thoughts on beer festivals! Use the hashtags #Hopical & #Hopinions

 

Feb 26, 2017

In this episode of the podcast, we look back at the 2017 instalment of the Alltech Craft Brews & Food Festival which took place in Dublin's convention centre.

We also review Brewdog's NE IPA Collab with Cloudwater.

Coming up we are releasing an episode with Hopinions http://www.beeroclockshow.co.uk/

Our friend Simon Broderick has got a blog up about the event here too

Jan 22, 2017

In our return to Podcasting in 2017, your intrepid duo, taste a beer by Kelly's Mountain Brewing called, Reality Bytes, a sturdy 7% Double IPA.

We also talk about our collaboration with The Beer Club and how you can join in #BeerClubIE

Thanks to you all for engaging in #Hopical and sharing your New Beers Resolutions.

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