A-Z of Ireland's Beer & Cider
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A-Z of Ireland's Beer and Cider

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: 14th November 2018

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YES 12 Acres Microbrewery    
YES 12th Abbey Contract Brand   Brewed at Brú
  5 Lamps Microbrewery   87% 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 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 Contract brand   Brewed at Kildare
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 Beer Hut 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 Blackstairs Contract Brand   Formerly brewed at Brú. No longer in business.
YES Blockburger Contract Brand   Brewed at Brú
YES Bo Bristle Microbrewery    No longer in business
YES Boghopper Microbrewery Inishowen   
  Bohemian Craft Ale Contract brand   Brewed at Five Lamps 
YES Boundary Microbrewery    
YES Boyne Valley Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Brehon Microbrewery    
YES BrewBot Microbrewery    No longer in business.
YES Brewtonic Contract Brand   Brewed at Rascals
YES Bridewell Microbrewery    
  Brown Bear Contract brand   Brewed at Station Works
  Brown Paper Bag Project Contract Brand   No longer in business. Brewed at various breweries in Ireland and abroad
YES Brú Microbrewery    
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  
YES Canvas Microbrewery    
YES Carlingford Microbrewery    
YES Carlow Microbrewery O'Hara's 32% owned by Hijos de Rivera
YES Carrig Microbrewery    
YES Catch-22 Contract brand   Brewed at Carrig
YES Christy's Contract Brand   Brewed at Brú
YES Clanconnel Contract Brand McGrath's Brewed at Rye River
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 Corrib Microbrewery Wild Bat  
YES Costello's Microbrewery    
YES Cotton Ball Microbrewery    
YES Crafty Bear Contract Brand   Brewed at Third Barrel
YES Crafty Divils Contract Brand   Brewed at Kelly's Mountain
YES Craigie's Artisan Cider Maker    Owned by Carlow Brewing
YES Dan Kelly's Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Dead Centre Contract Brand   Brewed at St. Mel's
  Desmond Contract brand   Brewed in Spain
  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 Microbrewery    
YES Dot Contract Brand   Brewed at various Irish microbreweries
YES Dovehill Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Downstream Contract brand   Brewed at Mourne Mountains
YES Drew Fox Microbrewery Clever Man  
YES Dublin Beer Factory Contract brand Blue Lager  Brewed at Dundalk Bay
YES Dublin Brewer Contract Brand   IPA and Blonde brewed at Independent; Pils brewed at Jack Cody's; Session IPA brewed at Kelly's Mountain
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. Made by Armagh Cider.
YES Farmageddon Microbrewery    
YES Finn Valley Microbrewery    
YES Four Provinces Microbrewery    
  Franciscan Well Microbrewery   Owned by Molson Coors
YES Galway Bay Microbrewery    
YES Galway Hooker Microbrewery    
YES Glens of Antrim Microbrewery    
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 Heaney Contract brand   Brewed at Boundary
YES Heartland Microbrewery    
  Heineken Multinational Murphy's, Beamish, Cute Hoor  
YES Hercules Microbrewery    
YES Highbank Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Hilden Microbrewery    
YES Hillstown Microbrewery    
YES Hope Microbrewery    
YES Hopfully Microbrewery    
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 James Brown Contract Brand   Brewed at Brú
YES JJ's Microbrewery    
YES Johnny Fall Down Artisan Cider Maker  Killahora Orchards  
YES JW Sweetman Microbrewery    
YES Kelly's Mountain Microbrewery    
YES Kerry Contract Brand  Gnéas No longer in business.
YES Kildare Microbrewery    
YES Killarney Microbrewery    
YES Kilmegan Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Kinnegar Microbrewery    
YES Kinsale Contract Brand   Brewed at White Gypsy
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 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    
YES Lough Gill Microbrewery Onward  
YES Mac's Artisan Cider Maker    
YES MacIvor's Artisan Cider Maker    
YES Magic Hill Microbrewery    
YES Manor Contract brand Mont Brewed at Boyne Brewhouse 
YES Marks & Spencer Contract Brand   Irish Stout brewed at Carlow
YES Mescan Microbrewery    
YES Metalman Microbrewery    
YES Midlands Beer Collective Contract brand   Brewed at Hope
YES Monck House Contract brand   Brewed at Carrig
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, Devil's Bit  Cider produced at Na Cuana's cidery in Borrisoleigh 
  Night Cap Contract Brand Gallopers  Brewed in England 
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 UK
  Orpens Contract Brand   Made at C&C
YES Otterbank Contract Brand   Brewed at YellowBelly
YES Persistence Contract brand   Brewed at JJ's
YES Pitt Bros Contract Brand   Beer brewed at Brú, Cider made at Armagh.
YES Pokertree Microbrewery    
YES Porterhouse Microbrewery    
YES Priory Microbrewery    
YES RadikAle Contract Brand   Formerly brewed at various Irish breweries. No longer in business.
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 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
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  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    
YES Western Herd Microbrewery    
  Wexford 1798 Contract brand   Brewed in the Netherlands
YES Whiplash Contract brand   Brewed at various Irish 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 Wood Key Contract brand   Brewed at Third Barrel
YES YellowBelly Microbrewery    


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