Beerista: in three years of brewery visits I’ve sampled too many beers to count. Photograph: E+/iStock/Getty

When I visited the Mescan brewery, in Co Mayo, a few years back, they described themselves as the Galapagos Islands of brewing. Situated in the foothi(...)

Total turnover of Irish craft beer producers in 2017 amounted to €44.3 million. Photograph: Tom Honan

There has been an explosion in the number of Irish craft breweries opening up over the past decade, with a vast and growing selection of beers now ava(...)