New Beers, Cork Beers, Beers With My Face On Them

Yup, it’s been way to long since I’ve done a regular craft beer post here, before Xmas actually (although I have done Beers Of The Year and Edinburgh since then to be fair).

First off a few things I’ve tried over the last while you might like…

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All varying degrees of niceness, all worth your time.

I was in Cork or a night recently so decided to do the wander of the local craft beer spots. Found this in Franciscan Well:

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Rising Sons I hadn’t been in before, nice spot with plenty of beers and very busy…

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And a little gem in The Friary on the North Mall. Small, cosy and a full set of 8 Degrees taps when I was there…

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Actually, fair play to the one Cork bar I didn’t make it to that night – Elbow Lane have their own stuff in bottles too…

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Went down to The Forty Foot recently as well to try it out as it’s fairly local to me. It’s just as the Wetherspoon’s in Blackrock is – very table food oriented and *jammed* when I was in there.

Having said that they were serving bottles of lovely Goose Island cheaper than I can buy them in an off-licence…

Still puzzled by the wall design, though.

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And finally, fair play to Gilbert & Wright in Dun Laoghaire for making a batch of this.  Very decent it is too…

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