31 December, 2009

Tickets still available for the festival.

Tickets for 'Deveney's of Dundrum, The Beer Festival' on the 2nd February in the Bull and Castle, Christchurch, are still available.
Get in touch if you haven't booked and collected.
80 Beers to sample on the official line up along with some bonus surprises!!!!!
It'll be the best night this side of 2010 and in the running for the far side.....
Happy New Year,

20 December, 2009

Goose Island Bourbon County '09

This came in late last week but I've been incredibly busy and blog neglect has set in. This is a very unique offering from the Goose Island guys. Brewed to mark the completion of 1000 batches of beer. Aged for 150 days in Bourbon Barrel. This imperial stout is described as 'The Cigar Beer'. I'm not a Montecristo smoker but I'll definitely give it a go with a Marlboro Light.

Limited stock, Available now...


Paulaner Hefe-Weisbier Dunkel

Along with authentic bad German music, food, steins and Oktoberfest barmaids, Heineken Ireland shipped in the Paulaner Hefe-Weisbier Dunkel for the Oktoberfest in the IFSC. Fortunately for Deveney's, the left over stock was sold to us at a reasonable price thus allowing us to sell it to you at €1.99 a bottle!!!!!!!!
Get in quick,

12 December, 2009

Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale.

I really started this week on a bad footing, my form was pretty horrendous and I felt about as festive as the remains of last years Christmas tree. I had a party to rectify the Scrooge Syndrome. Mince pies, a bit of Chris De Burgh, cheese, wine, Christmas beers and liqueurs.
The Sierra Celebration Ale is the pyjama beer I've been looking for...... Ideal for lounging with the Goonies and a ham and mustard sandwich. The nose is ripe fruit - peaches and melon with a little bit of cinnamon. The palate is hop, spice, fruit and very slightly piney. A touch of sweetness on the finish and really easy drinking.
Roll on the 25th, bed wear and a couple of cold Sierra Celebrations teemed with some turkey sandwiches and 'The Muppet Christmas Carol'. This has definitely made it into my top 10 Christmas drinks for Dec '09.

Anchor Christmas Ale 2009

Drinking a 355ml of Anchor Christmas ale is something similar to inhaling Santa's Grotto.
This is one of the most pleasantly interesting bottles of beer and I'm all about strange.
When you clip the crown cap the nose exudes Christmas tree aromas, cloves, mocha and cinnamon. The palate is almost identical to the nose. Coffee, spice and conifer. A dark wintry looking ale. Stout colour with a slightly red hue.
Really good with spiced beef or as an alternative to mulled wine.
It has since joined my list of festive favourites, it's up there with Mariah Carey's 'All I want for Christmas' and 'My fair lady'........

09 December, 2009

December beer tasting - Thursday 10th.

December tasting, Thursday 10th.
The line-up is displayed to our right. I can guarantee some festive music, minimal decorations and loads of good beer. Delivery last night, a couple of new beer specials as promised. All really welcome. This will be the last catch-up before the New Year.
Definitely don't miss it!!!!

08 December, 2009

Augustiner December Special.

For this week I have a couple of cases of Augustiner Pilsner on special.....
Get yourselves 4 bottles for €10.00
If you're thinking of making the trip, Thursday night is our Christmas beer club Tasting. Try and coincide with this. It'll be worth the trek.

01 December, 2009

Beer Festival tickets on sale and Line-up.

Ticket's for Deveney's of Dundrum, The Beer Festival 2010 have gone on sale today. All those who reserved tickets can collect them from now until the 16th December. For those of you who were waiting to see the line-up, here goes and if this doesn't force you to lace-up your running shoes/spend your Christmas savings/take a long lunch and a luas to Dundrum then I may just cut my losses.......
Vedett Blond
Vedett White
Liefman's Goudenband
Liefman's Cuvee Brut
Maredsous 6
Maredsous 8
Maredsous 10
La Chouffe
Mc Chouffe
Weihenstephaner Hefe
Weihenstephaner Kristal
Weihenstephaner Dunkel
Weihenstephaner Vitus
Weihenstephaner n.a
Weihenstephaner Vitus
Fruh Kolsch
Pinkus Special
Estrella Daura
Estrella Inedit
Svytury's Baltas
Svytury's Baltijos
Svytury's Ekstra
Extra Draught
Karmi Malt
Budejovicky Budvar
Krombacher Pilsner
Bishops Finger
Porterhouse Hophead
Mongoza Banana
Westmalle Triple
Whitstable Bay
St Peters ales
Aspalls 1er Cru
Aspalls Draught
Aspalls Organic
Moosehead Pale Ale
James Boags
Maisels Weisse
Maisels Weisse Dunkel
Bitter and Twisted
Well's Banana bread beer
Young's Double Chocolate Stout
Speights Pale Ale
Sierra Nevada Pale ale
Anchor Porter
Goose Island I.P.A
Young's Bitter
Young's London
Ola Dubh Special Reserve
Flensburger Pilsner
Flensburger Weizen
Flensburger Gold
Belfast Blond
Belfast Black
Wild Cats
Chapeau Kriek
Chapeau Gueuze
And a few other surprises......
Hope this does it for you,