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  • Southside

Brewers hop on down to Food Fair

Friday, 23rd February, 2018 7:59am
Brewers hop on down to Food Fair

Feargal Chambers of the Four Provinces brewery in Rathfarnham.

Brewers hop on down to Food Fair

Feargal Chambers of the Four Provinces brewery in Rathfarnham.

A NUMBER of Southside brewers will be taking their place at the Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fair that returns to the Convention Centre Dublin for the sixth year from Thursday, March 8 to Saturday 10

Ireland’s largest gathering of craft brewers and distillers will feature more than 50 exhibitors including a number of leading breweries, distillers and food producers from Dublin City and county. 

 The Dublin breweries at the event will include Rascals Brewing Company, who are set to open a new brewery in Inchicore this year.

Four Provinces Brewing Company in Rathfarnham, a bi-lingual brewery co-founded by a former Dublin hurler and leading beer distributors, will also be there.

 Capturing the growing interest in craft spirits and cocktails, the event will feature a new ‘Distillers Quarter’, which will host a selection of craft spirits from the new Pearse Lyons Distillery in The Liberties, including Ha’penny Gin, Pearse Irish Whiskey and Míl Gin.

Dublin-based food companies in attendance will include J2 Sushi from the ISFC; Pieman, based in Temple Bar, Smokin’ Bones, from D2, Cornude Artisan Popcorn in The Liberties and The Rolling Donut from D1.

Attendees will also be entertained by music on the main stage, live Six Nations Rugby on three of the biggest screens in Dublin and a wide range of tasty eats to complement your favourite tipple. 

 Conor Farrell, Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair spokesperson said: “We are really proud of how our fair has evolved and grown over the last five years. It has been fantastic to witness.”

the craft sector flourish in this time. Being an annual event, it provides a great benchmark to track key trends in the sector and of course to taste the latest innovations! In a positive outlook for the future almost two-thirds of our exhibitors have indicated that they are planning to increase their employee numbers in 2018 with many also expanding their offering into the growing food tourism area through the development of visitor attractions.”

 

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