In a recent study, eight of the top 10 gassiest beers were lagers.

Ever been left feeling uncomfortably bloated after a few pints of beer? Many of us overinflate and may even need to let the belt out another notch, or(...)

To qualify for the logo, a craft beer must have been manufactured by an independently-owned brewery.

The Republic’s craft beer industry has launched a symbol to ensure drinkers know they are supporting microbreweries. The independent craft beer of (...)

John Wright is  visiting Croan Cottages for a weekend Walk on the Wild Side (August 27th-28th)

GET IN TOUCH WITH NATURE – AND EAT IT Steven Lamb, who works with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall at River Cottage in the UK, is returning to Croan Cott(...)

Microbrewed in Ireland is a logo created by Beer Ireland  “to help drinkers identify beers that are brewed by microbreweries in Ireland and aren’t a macro produced imitation”.

What does “craft” mean? It used to distinguish something as higher quality, or made with a particular skill. But then everyone starting using it, sla(...)

Dutch brewing giant Heineken, according to the Sunday Independent, has picked Ireland as one of the first European countries to get Heineken Light.

The Sunday Business Post reports that Firesensius, the €34 billion German healthcare giant, is on the cusp of sealing a deal to buy the Mater Private (...)

Carlos Brito, chief executive of Anheuser-Busch InBev poses for photographers after presenting the company’s 2015 results in Leuven, Belgium Photograph: Reuters

Anheuser-Busch InBev, which is strengthening its position as the world’s largest brewer by buying SABMiller, reported lower than expected fourth-quart(...)

SABMiller owns a large number of brands including Peroni and Grolsch

Anheuser-BuschInBev is looking to sell SABMiller’s Grolsch and Peroni brands in what it said was a bid to address potential EU antitrust concerns over(...)

SABMiller beers Miller, Peroni, Tyskie, Pilsner Urquell, Grolsch and Coors Light

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s biggest brewer, launched its $100 billion-plus offer for nearest rival SABMiller on Wednesday and agreed to sell the(...)

Seamus O’Hara, chief executive of Carlow Brewing Company, also known as O’Hara’s Brewery. “Independent breweries are run by people who are interested in beer; the beer conglomerates are run by accountants.”

It is almost 20 years since Seamus O’Hara founded the Carlow Brewing Company. Back in 1996 the outlook for the discerning beer drinker was “very blea(...)

Kieran McGill’s chain of 16 Irish pubs in the US employs: almost 700 people and has an annual turnover of $40 million

When Kieran McGill told his late mother in 1996 that he was leaving a comfortable well-paid consultancy job at a Dublin accountancy practice to start (...)