This table has been created as an at-a-glance guide to the various beers and ciders produced by companies based in Ireland. A tick denotes that this brand's products qualify as Irish Craft Beer or Cider, that is: produced on the island of Ireland by an Irish company which makes less than 40,000hL per year.

Last update: 4th October 2020

Irish Craft?



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YES 12 Acres Microbrewery    
  5 Lamps Microbrewery   Owned by C&C.
YES 59 South Contract brand   Brewed at Select Batch.
YES 5th Quarter Contract Brand   Brewed at Hilden.
YES 9 White Deer Microbrewery    
YES Achill Island Microbrewery    No longer in business.
YES Ards Microbrewery    
YES Armagh Brewing Microbrewery    
YES Armagh Cider Artisan Cider Maker Carsons, Maddens, Mollys  
YES Arthurstown Microbrewery Dunbrody, King's Bay, Hook  No longer in business.
YES Apple Farm Artisan Cider Maker Con's   
YES Ballykilcavan Microbrewery    
YES Baronscourt Microbrewery    
YES Barrahooley Microbrewery    
YES Barrelhead Contract Brand   Brewed at JW Sweetman.
  Bartleys Contract Brand   Brewed at Station Works.
YES Beaky Dargus Microbrewery    
YES BeerHut Microbrewery    
YES Benwiskin Contract Brand   Brewed at Brú.
YES Beoir Chorca Duibhne Microbrewery West Kerry  
YES Big Hand Contract Brand   Brewed at Trouble.
YES Black Donkey Microbrewery    
YES Black Mountain Microbrewery    
YES Black's Microbrewery    
YES Blockburger Contract Brand    Brewed at Brú.
YES Bo Bristle Microbrewery    No longer in business.
YES Boghopper Microbrewery Inishowen   No longer in business.
  Bohemian Craft Ale Contract brand    Brewed at Five Lamps.
YES Boundary Microbrewery    
YES Boyne Valley Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Brehon Microbrewery    
YES Brennan's Contract Brand    Brewed at Dundalk Bay.
  BrewDog Outpost Dublin Microbrewery    
YES Brewtonic Contract Brand    Brewed at Rascals.
YES Bridewell Microbrewery    
  Brown Bear Contract brand    Brewed at Station Works.
YES Brú Microbrewery  Carrig  
YES Bullhouse Microbrewery    
YES Burren Microbrewery Curtin's, The Roadside Tavern  
  C&C Multinational Bulmers, Magners, Dowd's Lane,  Clonmel 1650, Roundstone, Tipperary Brewing, Pana Cork Lager, Five Lamps  
YES Canvas Microbrewery    
YES Carlingford Microbrewery    
YES Carlow Microbrewery O'Hara's  32% owned by Hijos de Rivera.
YES Catch-22 Contract brand    Brewed at Brú.
YES Christy's Contract Brand    Brewed at Brú.
YES Clanconnel Contract Brand McGrath's  Brewed at Whitewater.
YES Clean Slate Contract Brand    Brewed at Ballykilcavan.
YES Clonakilty Microbrewery    
YES Cloughmore Contract Brand    Brewed at Whitewater.
YES Cider Mill Artisan Cider Maker Cockagee  
YES Clear Sky Contract Brand    Brewed at Hilden.
YES Connemara Contract Brand Connacht   Brewed at Reel Deel.
YES Connemara Brewery Microbrewery    
YES Corrib Microbrewery Wild Bat  
YES Costello's Microbrewery    
YES Cotton Ball Microbrewery    
YES Crafty Bear Contract Brand    Brewed at Third Barrel.
YES Craigie's Artisan Cider Maker    Owned by Carlow Brewing.
YES Crew Microbrewery    
YES Dan Kelly's Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Dead Centre Contract brand    Brewed at St. Mel's. Some small batch beers brewed in the taproom.
  Desmond Contract brand    Brewed in Spain.
YES Dew Drop Microbrewery    
  Diageo Multinational Guinness, Smithwick's, Harp, Macardles, Rockshore  
YES Dick Mack's Microbrewery    
  Dingle Contract brand Tom Crean's   
YES Donegal Microbrewery    
YES Dooliner Contract Brand    Brewed at Carlow.
YES Dopey Dick Contract Brand    Brewed at Hillstown
YES Dot Contract Brand    Brewed at various Irish microbreweries.
YES Dovehill Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Downstream Contract brand    Brewed at Whitewater.
YES Drew Fox Microbrewery Clever Man  No longer in business.
YES Dublin Brewer Contract brand    Brewed at Brú.
YES Dublin City Brewing Microbrewery Formerly Dublin Beer Factory   
YES Dundalk Bay Microbrewery Brewmaster  
YES Dungarvan Microbrewery    
  Eight Degrees Microbrewery    Owned by Pernod Ricard.
YES Elbow Lane Microbrewery    
YES Evans' Microbrewery    No longer in business.
YES Falling Apple Contract Brand    Owned by Carlow Brewing.
YES Farmageddon Microbrewery    
YES Fat Walrus Contract brand    Brewed at Third Barrel.
YES Finn Valley Microbrewery    
YES The Format Contract brand    Brewed at Third Barrel
YES Four Provinces Microbrewery    
  Franciscan Well Microbrewery    Owned by Molson Coors.
YES Galway Bay Microbrewery    
YES Galway Hooker Microbrewery    
YES Glens of Antrim Microbrewery    No longer in business. 
YES Gogarty's Contract brand    Brewed at Carlow.
YES Great Island Contract Brand    Brewed at Select Batch.
  Hardy Bucks Contract Brand    Brewed at C&C.
YES Hawthorne Tales Contract Brand    Brewed at Cotton Ball.
YES Heaney Microbrewery    
YES Heartland Microbrewery    No longer in business.
  Heineken Multinational Murphy's, Beamish, Cute Hoor, Kettle Brew  
YES Hercules Microbrewery Yardsman  
YES Highbank Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Hilden Microbrewery    
YES Hillstown Microbrewery    
YES Hope Microbrewery    
YES Hopfully Contract brand    Brewed at Lough Gill 
YES Hyland Contract Brand Celtic Warrior   Brewed at Third Barrel.
YES Independent Microbrewery    No longer in business.
YES Inishmacsaint Microbrewery Fermanagh Beer Company  
YES Irishtown Contract Brand Dublin Blonde   Brewed at Hope.
YES Jack Cody's Microbrewery    No longer in business.
YES Jack Doyle's Microbrewery    No longer in business.
YES Jack Smyth's Microbrewery    
YES JJ's Microbrewery    
YES Johnny Fall Down Artisan Cider Maker  Killahora Orchards  
YES JW Sweetman Microbrewery    
YES Kelly's Mountain Microbrewery    No longer in business.
YES Kerry Contract Brand  Gnéas  Brewed at Rascals.
YES Kildare Microbrewery    
YES Killarney Microbrewery    
YES Kilmegan Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Kinnegar Microbrewery    
YES Knockout Microbrewery    
YES Lacada Microbrewery    
YES Land & Labour Contract Brand    Brewed at Galway Bay
YES Larkin's Microbrewery Dublin Lager Brewery   
YES Last Port Contract Brand    Brewed at Cotton Ball
YES Lecale Microbrewery    
YES Limerick City Contract Brand    Brewed at Brú
YES Lineman Microbrewery    
YES Little Island Contract Brand Kenmare   Beer brewed at Brú. Cider made at Armagh Cider.
YES Llewellyn's Orchard Artisan Cider Maker Double LL  
YES Long Meadow Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Longueville House Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Loopland Contract Brand   Brewed at Knockout
YES Loudons Microbrewery    No longer in business.
YES Lough Gill Microbrewery Onward  
YES Mac's Artisan Cider Maker    
YES MacIvor's Artisan Cider Maker    
YES McGill's Microbrewery    
YES Magic Hill Microbrewery    
YES Manor Contract Brand Mont  Formerly brewed at Boyne Brewhouse. No longer in business.  
YES Marks & Spencer Contract Brand    Irish Stout brewed at Carlow
YES MashDown Microbrewery    
YES McCrackens Microbrewery    
YES Mescan Microbrewery    
YES Metalman Microbrewery    
YES Midlands Beer Collective Contract Brand    Brewed at Hope
YES Monck House Contract Brand    Brewed at Brú
YES Mountain Man Contract Brand    Brewed at Cotton Ball
YES Mourne Mountains Microbrewery    
YES Mourne Seafood Contract Brand    Brewed at Whitewater
YES Munster Microbrewery    
YES N17 Contract Brand    Brewed at Reel Deel
YES Na Cuana Microbrewery / Artisan Cider Maker Boyne Brewhouse (now closed), Devil's Bit, Cooney's   Cider produced at Na Cuana's cidery in Borrisoleigh 
  Night Cap Contract Brand Gallopers   Brewed in England 
YES Norn Iron Microbrewery    
YES Northbound Microbrewery    
YES O Brother Microbrewery    
YES Ó Cléirigh Microbrewery    
YES O'Connor Microbrewery    
YES O'Shea's Contract Brand   Brewed at Carlow
YES Old Mill Microbrewery    
  Orchard Thieves Contract Brand    Made by Heineken
  Orpens Contract Brand    Made at C&C
YES Otterbank Microbrewery    
YES Persistence Contract Brand    Brewed at JJ's
YES Pitt Bros Contract Brand    Beer brewed at Brú, Cider made at Armagh.
YES Pokertree Microbrewery   No longer in business. 
YES Porterhouse Microbrewery    
YES Priory Microbrewery    
YES Rascals Microbrewery    
YES Raven Microbrewery  The Old Schoolhouse  
YES Red Hand Microbrewery  The Brewer's House  
YES Reel Deel Microbrewery    
YES Rising Sons Microbrewery    
YES Rough Brothers Microbrewery    
YES Rye River Microbrewery McGargle's, Solas, Colgan's, Crafty, Grafters  
YES Sailortown Contract Brand    Brewed at Carrig
YES Samuels Contract Brand    Brewed at Knockout
YES Scott's Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Select Batch Microbrewery BYOB Ventures, Postcard, formerly Dundalk Heritage Brewery and Craftworks  Mainly produces contract beers. Own range sold under the Postcard brand.
YES Sheelin Microbrewery    
YES Sheridan's Microbrewery Walsh's   
YES Soulwater Contract Brand    Brewed at JJ's
YES Spiddal River Contract Brand Bogman   Brewed at Trouble
YES St. Mel's Microbrewery    
  Station Works Microbrewery Cumberland Breweries Owned by Alltech
YES Stonewell Artisan Cider Maker Finnbarra  
YES Sullivan's Contract Brand    Brewed at Boyne Brewhouse and Dundalk Bay. Some small batch beers brewed in the taproom.
YES Tempted Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Third Barrel Microbrewery Third Circle, Stone Barrel   
YES Toby's Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Torc Microbrewery    
YES Treaty City Microbrewery Conradh  
YES Trouble Microbrewery    
YES Twisted Kettle Microbrewery    
YES  Two Sides Contract brand    Brewed at Third Barrel
YES Two Sisters Contract Brand Brigid's Ale  Brewed at Trouble
YES UCC Pilot Microbrewery    
YES Urban Microbrewery    Co-owned by Carlow Brewing 
YES Walled City Microbrewery    
YES West Cork Microbrewery    
YES West Mayo Microbrewery    No longer in business.
YES Western Herd Microbrewery    
  Wexford 1798 Contract brand    Brewed in the Netherlands
YES Whiplash Microbrewery    Some beers brewed at other breweries
YES White Gypsy Microbrewery    
YES White Hag Microbrewery    
YES Whitewater Microbrewery   25% owned by C&C
YES Wicklow Microbrewery    
YES Wicklow Wolf Microbrewery    
YES Wide Street Microbrewery    
YES Wood Key Contract brand   Brewed at Third Barrel
YES YellowBelly Microbrewery