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  • Larkin’s Brewing Co.

    The number of great craft breweries in County Wicklow continues to grow! Larkins have entered the fold this month with their new brewery in Kilcoole.

    Larkins is a family affair headed up by Cillian Fahey, the ‘Larkin’ comes from his mother’s side. Where they seek to differentiate themselves from the growing number of beers on the shelves is through their focus on lager styles. The...

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    Larkin’s Brewing Co.
  • Kölsch, A Beer Like No Other

    Beer is usually grouped into different groups by the type of yeast used. The two primary groups are ale and lager. A third group is a bit of a catch all for beers brewed using other yeast, often described as ‘wild yeast’, responsible for sour beers. But back to ale and lager; ale is made with ‘top fermenting’ yeast at warm temperatures while lagers are made with ‘bottom ferm...

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    Kölsch, A Beer Like No Other
  • Lager

    The most basic classification of beers breaks down to two main types; ales, which humans have been brewing in one form or another for thousands of year, and the young new upstart Lager which perhaps dates back as far as the 15th century.

    So what separates the two?

    In effect it all comes down to the yeast. Brewers of Lager beers use a different strain of yeast to ales, this yeast ...

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