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CORK (IRELAND) PART 2: THE FRANCISCAN WELL BREWERY: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #38
Last Monday sampled beer from the Franciscan Well Brewery in Cork, Ireland. We return to test their cask ale.
A week ago in Dublin, we tried their Purgatory Pale Ale from cask at the Bull and Castle. I got a touch romantic: “Franciscan Well’s ‘Purgatory’ is hardly hell: it is beguiling, a bit sarcastic, and very good (4 of 5): like a first date who clearly is over you by the end. I suppose we should stop by Cork after all.”
Oh, how naive.
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THE PORTERHOUSE: DRINK IN DUBLIN DAY 2 and 4: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #31
On Day Two in Dublin we go to the immense Archaeological Museum. After a few hours of breathtaking, minute Celtic metalwork, hunger takes us. Incapable of eating fine metalwork, we soon find The Poterhouse Brewery‘s “Central” pub on Nassau Street. … Continue reading
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BELFAST BRIEFLY: Crown Bar, Hilden Brewery, Parliament, Whitewater Brewery: EU Austerity Drinking Tour #24
Welcome to Northern Ireland! Home to Belfast and beer Mecca: The Crown Bar: In last week’s post, trains, buses, and ferries took us from Aberdeen to Skye Island and then south to Belfast in Northern Ireland…in three days. Our Belfast … Continue reading
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