2023 My Very Highly Recommended Irish Beers

 2023 My Very Highly Recommended Irish Beers

to end of October 2023

October 2023

Pale Ale: White Hag Ninth Wave New World Pale Ale; Hope Pass If You Can Pale Ale;

IPA: Lacada (with Brehon) Dunseverick West Coast IPA; Bullhouse Frank The Tank Hazy IPA; Third Barrel Vulture Culture Cold IPA.

Session: Rascals Session IPA; 

Marzen: Kinnegar Leaf Kicker 2023 Marzen.

Red Ale: O’Hara’s Irish Red Ale

Collaboration: Wicklow Wolf (with Devil’s Peak & Fierce Beer) Tryfecta Hazy Pale Ale.

September 2023

Session: Wicklow Wolf Eden Session IPA; 

Pale Ale: Galway Hooker Irish Pale Ale.

IPA: Ballykilcavan Long Meadow IPA; Kinnegar Black Bucket Black Rye IPA.

Stout: Ballykilcavan Blackwell Stout

Red Ale: Brehon Brewhouse Killanny

August 2023

Stronger Beers: Mescan Westport Extra; Mescan Special Reserve Dark Beer; Mescan Westport Red Tripel. Hope West Coast IPA 

Session: Whiplash Rollover Session IPA; White Hag Little Fawn Session IPA; Wicklow Wolf Pocket Dial Juicy IPA.

IPA: Torc Kerry Natterjack; White Hag Atlantean NEIPA. 

Red Ale: McGill’s Maude Delap Irish Red Ale.  

Pale Ale: Heaney Notifications Off DDH Nelson Sauvin Pale Ale.

Stout: Wicklow Wolf Apex Oatmeal Stout.

July 2023

IPA: White Hag Danann Juicy; Boundary Imbongo Tropical; Wicklow Wolf Tundra Tropical 

Pale Ale: Wicklow Wolf Elevation; Sullivan’s Pale Ale; Lineman Fluid Dynamic Extra PA; Whiplash Body Riddle.

Session: Blacks Brewery Citrus Chiller Gluten Free Hoppy Lager;

Lager: Third Barrel Stop the Clocks Pilsner; Hope Munich Helles Limited Edition No 27

June 2023

IPA: Heaney New England IPA; Heaney West Coast IPA.

Lager: Wicklow Wolf Running With Wolves India Pale Lager; Kinnegar #30 Unfiltered Hoppy Lager; Mescan Seven Virtues Lager; Lineman Undertone Dark Lager.

Session: DOT Brew Spin Off Series Session IPA

Baltic Porter: Mescan Seven Virtues

Saison: Mescan Westport Saison.

Honey Hefeweizen: Wicklow Wolf Honey Hefeweizen Locavore Spring 2023

May 2023

Barrel aged stout: McGills An Coirean

Pale Ale: West Kerry Béal Bán

Porter: Kinnegar Yannaroddy; West Kerry Carraig Dubh; 

Stout: Tom Crean Six Magpies.

Honey Beer: Galway Hooker Honey Beer

Brown Ale: Lough Gill Macadamia Nut Brown Ale

April 2023

IPA: 9 White Deer Stag IPA; Hope Limited Edition No. 28 Double Rye 

Lager: Cotton Ball Mayfield 5; Whitefield Ivy Hall, Dark Lager; Tom Crean St Brigid’s

Wheat: Rye River Backwaters American Wheat.

March 2023

Lager family: Galway Hooker Organic Pilsner; Whitefield Jockey Hall Vienna Lager; 9 White Deer Stag Kolsch.

Stout: 9 White Deer Stag Stout; Whitefield Traditional Series Irish Stout

Red Ale: 9 White Deer Stag Rua

Session: Brehon Seisún Pale Ale; Third Barrel Boom Session IPA; 

February 2023

IPA: Blacks Red Eye Redemption; 9 White Deer Black Lightning

Brown Ale: Ballykilcavan Bambrick’s Brown Ale; Whiplash Quiet Crowd Robust Brown.

APA: Western Herd Spanish Point 

Saison: Black Donkey Sergeant Jimmy Barrel Conditioned Saison; Mescan Westport Saison; Black Donkey Sheep Stealer Irish Farmhouse Ale,

January 2023

IPA: Cotton Ball Fury

Session: Whiplash Rollover.

BA Beers: 9 White Deer Stag BA Export Stout; Brehon Oak & Mirrors BA Imperial Porter.

Lager: Kinnegar Brewers at Play #27 Black Lager

Porter: West Kerry Carraig Dubh.

Strong Blond Ale: Mescan Westport Extra


December 2022

IPA: Third Barrel Electric Eyes Idaho & El Dorado IPA

Witbier: Whiplash Alma Witbier 

Stout: Cotton Ball Lynch’s Stout; Dungarvan Coffee & Oatmeal Stout; Lineman (with Craic Beer Community) Pulse Irish Extra Stout; Whiplash The Wake Export Stout; 

Ales with Wild Yeast: Black Donkey Underworld Rua Amber Ale; Black Donkey Underworld Allta Farmhouse Ale; Black Donkey Underworld Savage Farmhouse /Saison Ale.