Strange brews pay off for crafty upstarts

Strange brews pay off for crafty upstarts View Gallery
Chris Treanor, head brewer at Galway Bay Brewery. Picture: Michael Dillion

Industry figures believe craft beer is on course to take a 10 per cent market share in Ireland

Chris Treanor had a short apprenticeship at the Galway Bay Brewery – within three days of joining the Salthill-based company, he was head brewer. Now he is overseeing its third expansion in four years.

By the time this project is complete, Galway Bay’s brewing capacity will have doubled from 600 to 1,200 hectolitres; three years ago, it was just 160 hectolitres. Craft beer may only have a 2 per cent share of the market in Ireland,...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription

€1

For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription

€200€149

For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription

€55€42

For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post