Irish beer is renowned for its quality and many of the world’s best-known beer brands originated from Ireland. Beer has a long tradition in Ireland and some of the best-known Irish beer brands include Murphy’s Irish Stout, Smithwick’s Irish Ale, and O’Hara’s Celtic Stout.
Currently, Guinness and Beamish are two of biggest and most famous breweries in Ireland, but there are many other, smaller breweries offering a unique taste and new flavors to the beer market.
We’ve prepared a list of top five breweries you should visit while staying in Ireland.
The White Hag, Sligo
The White Hag Brewing Company is located in Ballymote, Sligo Country and offers a wide range of products, including several types of Irish ales, beers, and lagers. The brewery was opened in 2014, and its name takes inspiration from Irish mythology in which The White Hag was a representation of nature and was connected with earth and water.
The company’s best-known beer is Fionnabhair Irish Wit, offering an original, exotic taste inspired by Belgian witbier. Continue reading
The Giant’s Causeway
Are you planning to tour Ireland? This North Atlantic country has one of best natural landscapes and breathtaking sceneries in the world. It hosts The Giant’s Causeway, the most dramatic natural wonder in Europe. This landscape consists of a myriad of basalt rock columns that were created as a result of volcanic activity. Ireland also has an assortment of beguiling islands and national parks that will tickle your fancy. If you’re wondering where to start, goirishtours.com/ can help you plan an exciting Ireland excursion all down to a tee.
Here are the top 4 things to do when visiting Ireland:
Get a tour of ‘Game of Thrones’ film locations
If you’re the ultimate GoT fan, it’s time you crossed this expedition off your bucket list. Ireland is the proud host of the most scintillating film locations around the world. Spend a full day exploring the breathtaking locations where Game of Thrones is filmed. The tour includes a trip to the Dark Hedges, the Giant’s Causeway, the Ballintoy Harbor and other top attractions in the country. The trip is surprisingly affordable, so it’s something you can enjoy with the entire family. You’ll definitely love the natural wonders that Mother Nature has to offer.
Here is another map card to add to my growing collection.
Thought you might want to know about these interesting facts about Ireland:
- Ireland is the third largest island in Europe and the twentieth on Earth
- It is politically divided into 2, the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland which is part of United Kingdom
- The Capital City of the Republic of Ireland is Dublin
- Belfast, on the other hand, is the largets city in Northern Ireland
- There are 3 UNESCO World Heritage Site in Ireland ~ Brú na Boinne in County Meath, Skellig Michael in County Kerry and the Giant’s Causeway in County Antrim
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Thank you Anna for this colorful map card. It is now one of my favorites, too! 😀