2016 South Main Ale Trail | Thurs May 26 – Sun May 29 Simon Lambert & Sons and The Sky & The Ground are teaming up again this year for the second edition of their annual South Main Ale Trail. Expect the finest craft beer from Irish breweries as well as a chance to chat.. read more →

VENUES: Simon Lambert & Sons & The Sky & the Ground We hope that you are looking forward to the first edition of the South Main Ale Trail as part of the Wexford Food & Wine Festival this Sunday 24 May. Meet with some of Ireland’s finest brewers and distillers, enjoy some great craft beer and try out Simon Lambert.. read more →

Simon Lambert & Sons and The Sky and the Ground team up to launch “The South Main Ale Trail” – Wexford’s first craft beer trail on Sunday 24 May 2015.     WEXFORD (Wednesday 8th April 2015) – Simon Lambert & Sons and The Sky and the Ground announced today the launch of Wexford’s first.. read more →

11 May 2014
May 11, 2014

Beer styles and influences

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The very welcome recent beer renaissance means that when you walk into a good off licence or supermarket you will now find an almost bewildering array of beers from breweries in Ireland and from around the globe. Not only are you presented with a choice of breweries but also with a variety of beer styles,.. read more →

28 Apr 2014
April 28, 2014

Craft Beer – It just makes sense!

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In my last blog post I looked at the development of the craft brewing industry in Ireland and  while there is no doubt that craft beer is growing in Ireland,  it is still seen as something of a novelty, a niche product but it could be so much more.   Looking at the US experience we can see how craft brewing has the.. read more →

27 Mar 2014
March 27, 2014

Craft Beer – Its here to stay

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Joe Carroll of Blackstairs Brewing Company tells us that significant change is afoot in the Irish Drinks Industry. It is probably Ireland’s worst kept secret but as craft beers start to take off , and we mean really take off, no more are we seen as a race that is conservative in our tastes and no more are.. read more →