To celebrate the launch of the final season of Game Of Thrones, Dublin based craft brewers, Rascals have created a special pizza, The Mother of Dragons, available throughout April at their Taproom HQ and pizza restaurant.
Kilkenny has a rich brewing history, most famously known as the home of Ireland’s oldest beer… no, not Guinness… Smithwick’s! The Smithwick’s brewery was founded here in 1710 – acquired by Guinness in 1965, production finally ceased in Kilkenny in 2013. The old brewery is now the home of the Smithwick’s Experience, a tourist attraction.
There’s more to beer in Kilkenny than Smithwick’s though – and as one of our favourite places in Ireland, we’ve listed the best beer spots below…
The first in our series of city guides, we’re starting with Belfast because it’s our hometown. It’s where we’re based and the city we know best. You can consider this as the definitive guide to craft beer in Belfast from a native who’s drank hundreds (thousands?!) of beers in or from the places listed below.