Over the last few months we've been hosting a range of roundtables. Brewers get together, exchange beers and use those as a jumping off point for wherever the chat takes them. They've been both fun and informative.
Browse around and check them out. The full event is available for each.
Stouts and Porter
Trouble, Dungarvan and Kinnegar joined us for our first roundtable chat. This one we got into stouts and porter.
Yeasts and Sours
Canvas, Black Donkey and White Hag got together for a chat about yeast.
Hops and IPA
Discussing the role of hops and the position of IPA we had Blacks of Kinsale, Hopfully, and Wicklow
Lagers and Reds
Dublin City, Four Provinces and Crafty Bear got around the table for a chat about lagers, reds and attracting people to craft beer.
We took a little change of focus and had a look at craft cider with Tempted, Stonewell, and Legacy.
Malt to Hops
We went all the way from malty beverages to hoppy ones in the company of Killarney, Lineman and Bullhouse
Our first international guest, Peak Beer from Belgium, joined Dundalk Bay and Trouble for a discussion on the best BBQ beer.
April 24 & May 8:
Lithuanian Farmhouse Beer
For this very special event Lars Marius Garshol and Simonas Gutautas were joined by a panel of Irish brewers, beer experts and historians to learn how Lithuania has managed to retain a unique beer culture.
A Sense of Place
How can beer capture a sense of place and history? That's what we discussed with Hof ten Dormaal, Ballykilcavan, and West Kerry.
This week we travelled the corners of Europe and had a great chat with Arpus of Latvia, Bereta of Romania, and Hopfully of Ireland.
The Wild(ish) Ones
This week we discussed wild ales, spontaneous fermentation, historical brewing and more with Butchers Tears, Land & Labour, and Nevel Wild Ales.
Join us for a discussion and exploration of barrel-aged beers with Brussels Beer Project, Pohjala, and Mallaskoski.
Innovation and Tradition
This week we travelled the corners of Europe and had a great chat about innovation and tradition with Sakiškės of Lithuania, DOK of Belgium, and Browar Stu Mostów of Poland.
Join Blacks from Ireland, Hopalaa from Latvia, and Bura from Croatia for a look at beer and brewing around Europe.
Join Higgins Ale Works from Munich, Kaapse from Rotterdam, and Huskie from Malta for a look at their local beer scenes.
Home Brewers Who Went Commercial
For our final session before the summer break we were lucky to have Maltgarden from Poland, Pühaste from Estonia, and Skinny Bones from Germany.
We returned from the summer break with a bang. Daniel from Mean Sardine in Portugal, and Lukasz from Maltgarden in Poland got together to chat about stout.
3 Brewers, 4 Breweries, 5 Countries
This week we had a great chat with 3 hugely experienced brewers from Brew & Roll in Spain, Third Barrel in Ireland, Axiom in the Czech Republic, and Solo in Crete.