The third annual Brewers on the Bay festival takes place this Saturday and Sunday and will feature the best brews from microbreweries across Ireland.
The festival celebrates craft beers and will be centred in the Oslo Microbrewery in Salthill. A total of 14 microbreweries will be showcasing their beers and one-off brews. Currently confirmed are Bay Brewery (Galway ), Carlow Brewing (Carlow ), Eight Degrees Brewing (Cork ), Franciscan Well Brewery (Cork ), Galway Hooker (Galway ), Hilden Brewery (Belfast ), Porterhouse Brewing (Dublin ), Metalman Brewing (Waterford ), Trouble Brewing (Kildare ), White Gypsy (Tipperary ), Whitewater Brewing (Down ), Dungarvan Brewing (Waterford ), and Tempted Cider (Antrim ).
The brews are limited edition, flavourful, and chemical-free and include ales, lagers, stouts, and pilsners, and there will even be drinks such as chocolate stouts, banana beers, and spiced ales. For more information see www.facebook.com/brewersonthebaygalway or Twitter @brewersonthebay.