What's the Craic?

Craic believes in Irish beer. Our sole purpose is to champion the amazing beers being produced by independent Irish brewers. We’re determined to introduce these beers to as many people as humanly possible, and do our bit to keep the Irish beer scene growing.


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Beer Chats

Craicing Beers With…. Hope!

We recently welcomed Hope Owner Wim de Jongh and new Head Brewer Richie Hamilton for a a live online beer chat and tasting! We sampled the Hop-On Session IPA, the new Limited Edition #18 Pineapple & Passion Fruit Sour, and Limited Edition #17 Foreign Export Stout. If you couldn’t make it live on the night then grab the beers and join in on the tasting now!

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New Beer Releases

Kildare Brewing Co: Lockdown IPA

Brewed for the strange times that we live in now, this hazy beaut uses classic Minch Malts but we have also added some oats, wheat & honey malt to our malt bill. This has been Dry Hopped with Citra, Centennial, Cascade, El Dorado, Simcoe & Amarillo . It’s has a smooth mouthfeel & fills the palette on impact.

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The White Hag: Róc Helles

Róc Helles is the second instalment of our Róc Lager series of beers. This traditional style beer is brewed after the German ‘Helles’ Pale Lager with it’s clean and golden finish. A super refreshing, everyday lager, with character.

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Dot Brew: Southern Living

A bright and crushable hop-loaded fruity IPA, brewed with Irish pale malt, oats and crystal, with Centennial, Citra, Vic Secret and Kotaku hops. This all results in a bright, juicy IPA with pineapple and mango aromas, a medium body and super low bitterness. Delicious!

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Third Barrel: The Space Between Us

Big, bold and rich in flavour. A supremely rich, full-bodied imperial stout laced with subtle notes of dark chocolate, molasses and caramel. The barrels we used started the first 10 years of their life in Kentucky aging Bourbon, before making their way to Ireland to spend the final 3 years aging premium Irish whiskey.

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Stone Barrel: Cabin Fever

We love Enigma hops…. I mean really love them, so here is a beer that is dry-hopped with nothing but Enigma. Brewed with a lovely blend of Irish base malt, oats and wheat with a strong focus on the dry hops. Big tropical and white grape aromas balanced with a slightly sweet finish.

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Third Circle: For the Greater Good

‘Cherimoya, what the hell is that?’ I hear you ask. Well, this South American fruit was described by Mark Twain as “The Fruit of the Gods!” and “the most delicious fruit known to men”. With flavours of banana and pineapple mixed with strawberry and papaya, we thought this would pair perfectly with mango in a refreshing sour beer.

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Upcoming Events

Monthly Weekly Daily List
May 2020

Beer in The Big Red House at Porterhouse Brew Co 2020

The inaugural "Beer in The Big Red House" festival held at the Porterhouse Brew Co. featuring some amazing craft breweries from all over the world. An all day event with great music and delicious food at the Porterhouse Brew Co's amazing new brewery and event space right at the edge of Dublin City... but more importantly some amazing beers! ...
16 May
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Porterhouse Brew Co
Glasnevin, Dublin 11
July 2020

Midlands Craft Beer Festival 2020

The 6th Annual Midlands Craft Beer Festival 2020 is back on Saturday 18th July 2020 at Don's Bar, Moate with 5 breweries & more...? Live music & BBQ! ...
18 Jul
All Day
Don's Bar
2-4 Main Street Moate, Co. Westmeath, N37 A9W4
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