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Beoir Membership Benefits By joining Beoir, you help us to raise awareness of Irish Craft Beer and we give you back far more than your joining fee in benefits. You can read more about joining Beoir here. Join Now   Read the Full Story
Places that stock Irish Craft Beer Finding beer from Ireland's craft breweries can be a daunting task. We are not yet at the stage where one can walk into any pub in Ireland and find something brewed locally. However, the beer is available and for the discerning drinker it is simply a matter of knowing where to look. Read the Full Story
Irish Craft Breweries The number of craft breweries in Ireland has been growing over the past few years, providing greater choice and quality to beer and cider consumers on the island of Ireland. Beoir maintains a list of these breweries so you can learn where you can find them and what they make. Read the Full Story

What is Beoir?

Beoir is an independent group of consumers with a primary goal of supporting and raising awareness of Ireland's native independent microbreweries. You can read more about Beoir or learn how to join, here. There are some fantastic benefits for members.

The Beoir Directory

Beoir maintains a directory listing the micro breweries on the island of Ireland and, more importantly, the bars and restaurants where you can enjoy their produce. Find the places near you on our directory or download the BeoirFinder app.

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Happy New Year - €5 Membership Now Available

We had a brilliant 2013 at Beoir. We exceeded last year's total membership after only 6 months and we still have 6 months to go. Beoir membership runs from the 1st of July for one year. From January, membership drops to €5 to account for the shorter membership term and you can join here. You can still avail of all the excellent benefits for Beoir membership with the exception that you will receive €5 worth of Galway Bay vouchers rather than the full €10. If you would prefer to support Beoir by paying the full €10 and get €10 worth of vouchers, you can do so by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

 

The Good Craft Brewery Guide

A special for Christmas, The Good Craft Brewery Guide is a concise summary of Ireland’s emerging small scale brewing industry, it outlines the stories behind Ireland’s emerging craft brewers and details the styles and flavour characteristics of their beers.

Tim O'Rourke, the author of the book has reduced the price of the book for Christmas. It now costs €4 for Beoir members and €5 RRP for non members.

 

Please note that we do have to charge for shipping in Ireland at this price so if you can collect in person, that might be better.

 

Brewing Britain: Review

Brewing Britain

Andy Hamilton is a Bristol-based home brewer, teacher, gardener and forager. His first book, Booze for Free, was a guide to growing and foraging ingredients for making your own beer and wine. Brewing Britain, subtitled The Quest for the Perfect Pint and How to Make It has a wider scope, still covering the brewing element but adding a more general guide to beer and beer styles as well.

The format is very much that of a practical handbook for the total novice, starting with how to analyse beer: the colour, aromas and flavours and how they're achieved; glassware, serving temperature and cellaring. The second section moves us on into making our own beer, introducing the basics of sanitising, taking readings, priming and bottling, followed by concise descriptions of what's involved in kit, extract and all-grain brewing, and a guide to trouble-shoooting problems in finished beer. 

It's December

Christmas is coming and more importantly; not one but two Beoir Christmas parties. The main one is on the 13th of December at the Black Sheep on Capel street. Kicking off from 7pm with free finger food and if you are wise enough to be a full Beoir member, a free pint of Galway Bay beer when you arrive.

The second party, for those that can't make the first; is on the 20th at the same location and time. I'll be at both though, any excuse for a night of fine company and excellent beer.

Don't forget tonight, the Dublin Ladies Craft Beer Society have invited us to come along to J.W. Sweetman's for a tour and some drinks afterwards. It kicks off at 7:15 so don't be late if you plan on coming.

As usual, there will be no ICB meet in December but expect one in January at The Bull & Castle from 7pm on the second last Wednesday of the month.

So for now, have a very merry Christmas and keep an eye out for the Christmas specials from our wonderful Irish microbreweries.

     

 

Upcoming Events

Sat Oct 25 @12:00 - 08:00PM
Irish Craft Beer Fest at Savour Kilkenny
Sat Oct 25 @14:00 - 03:00PM
Beer/Cider Vs Wine Smackdown
Sat Oct 25 @15:00 -
Nancy Blakes Irish Beer & Cider Festival, Limerick
Sun Oct 26 @12:00 - 08:00PM
Irish Craft Beer Fest at Savour Kilkenny
Sun Oct 26 @14:00 - 03:00PM
Beer/Cider Vs Wine Smackdown

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