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Irish Beer Report 05 – Boundary

In the latest Irish Beer Report we enjoy a couple of beers from Boundary Brewing in Belfast.

| D’etre passion fruit saison

| Forever Ago NE style IPA

 

We’ve been sent these beers for free by the folks at Boundary Brewing but this hasn’t influenced our thoughts on the beers that we featured.

Irish Beer Report 04 – Metalman

In the latest Irish Beer Report we enjoy a couple of beers from Metalman Brewing from Waterford

| Pale Ale American style pale ale

| Sgt. Pepper sage & pepper saison

We also look forward to where you can try some of the best Irish beer in the UK this St Patrick’s Day.

 

We’ve been sent these beers for free by the folk at Metalman Brewing but this hasn’t influenced our thoughts on the beers that we featured.

 

Irish Beer Report 01 – White Hag Brewery

img_9175We’ve teamed up with the folk at Ireland Craft Beers to bring you monthly reviews of some of the great Irish craft beer that’s now making it’s way to the UK.

For the first show our focus turns to The White Hag who are based in County Sligo, North West Ireland.

We were sent over three beers to try and we hope you enjoy our thoughts on them…

| Bran & Sceolan Irish IPA

| Beann Gulban Irish Heather Sour Ale

| Black Boar Imperial Oatmeal Stout

Many thanks to Mark Hibbett for the groovy theme tune ‘Leaping Hare in Broadgate’

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Episode 131 – Two Hundred Fathoms

IMG_5279This week we welcome Mr & Mrs Beer Snob, Wayne & Janice Dunne back to the Beer O’clock studios to review Galway Bay’s barrel aged imperial stout ‘Two Hundred Fathoms’.

We catch up on all the news, give away another first time #prizelessprize and there’s a bonus interview with Caroline Hennessy, author of the Irish craft beer and food book, Sláinte.

If that wasn’t enough, Mark also gets a bit ranty in #hoptopic.

It’s Beer O’Clock!

 

‘Sláinte’ can be purchased for worldwide delivery here and Caroline’s website can be found here

Episode 108 – Polar Vortex

 

This week our Six Nations season takes us to Ireland for 8 Degrees Brewing’s Polar Vortex.

We chat about our beery/non beery weeks and there’s an exclusive chat with Indy Man Beer Con in the news.

The Craft Baker returns and we have another first time winner in the #prizelessprize

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Quick reminder about our 3 Eebria competitions 

Winners will be announced on the show that we’ll record on Monday 1 June and via Twitter.

Episode 106 – Revolution Red & Dark Arts Porter

 

It’s the end of another season, and while you find a tissue to wipe the tear from your eye we enjoy the final two beers of our Irish selection, Kelly’s Mountain Revolution Red and Trouble Dark Arts Porter.

We’re joined one last time by our Irish co-hosts Wayne & Janice Dunne and Sarah Finney as we look back over season 6 and share our favourite moments and beers.

In the news we are overrun by Brewdog news, the Craft Baker is back (recipe here) and we look forward to season 7 and the Lock In.

There’s one final big box of nothing to award in the #prizelessprize and if you’ve enjoyed this season’s #prizelessprize winners you can check them all out here.

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Re-live The Irish Beer Snobs’ recent #BeeryChats event here

If you’re looking to invest in Brewdog, make sure to use the referral code R311979 when you buy your shares to keep your favourite podcasters happy.

Episode 104 – Hook Island Red

 

This week we dive into a bottle from the fine London brewery, Five Points Brewing – a red rye ale called Hook Island Red. We also take a few sips of something special that makes Mark’s lips a bit numb, yes folks we tackle Brewdog’s Sink The Bismark.

There’s a news section that makes Steve proud, we look forward to our new ‘Revisited’ spin off, preview season 7 and there’s a first time winner in the #prizelessprize

All this plus an interview  with Barry who manages a bar in Dublin’s Temple Bar about the growing Irish beer scene.

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Episode 103 – Blacks of Kinsale Black IPA

 

This week we feature another beer from our line-up of Irish craft, and we’re joined by another of our Irish friends, Sarah Finney of 5 Minutes of Finney to review the Black IPA from Blacks of Kinsale.

We talk about the most non-craft beer drinking week ever, Mark tells us how he got completely Moosefanged, the countdown begins for Unhuman Cannonball 2015 and there’s a holy theme to this week’s #prizelessprize

Steve shows his culinary skills in the new ‘Craft Baker’ segment and if you’d like to have a go at baking your own double chocolate porter brownies, the recipe can be found here (cheers Bibliocook for permission to share the recipe)

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Episode 101 – Rua

 

This week we once again turn our tastebuds towards Ireland, with the latest installment of our Irish craft scene coverage.

We try Bru Brewery’s Rua along with Wayne & Janice from the Irish Beer Snob.

Despite a bout of manflu #PoorMark survives a show where we discuss Can Gate, we give our co-hosts news that they didn’t know and Wayne does a live blend.

Unable to separate them we award two winners in this week’s #prizelessprize which can be seen here & here.

Don’t forget to grab your Irish beer o’clock show box from Drinkstore so you can experience the great beers we’re sampling this season.

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Episode 98 – Jarl

 

This week we’re joined by one of the original British beer casters – Richard Taylor from the esteemed BeerCast. Together we review Jarl, a hoppy blond ale from Scottish brewer Fyne Ales.

We preview the next Wee Beastie tasting event from Harviestoun and look forward to the Sheffield Beer Week and our appearance at the Hop Hideout.

There’s a stunning #prizelessprize and we chat to Fergus Fitzgerald from Adnams about the booming Irish beer scene.

Plus, in case you didn’t notice, Steve got an upgrade and we’re sounding better than ever! Just one of a few changes we’ll be making to the show over the coming months.

It’s most definitely Beer O’Clock!

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