These three Irish beers are perfect for your weekend barbecue

Make the most of the weather by pairing these great brews with some tasty burgers, chicken or ribs

Whether you’re cooking burgers, chicken or ribs, there’s an Irish beer out there for you. Picture: Getty

On paper, a 250-degree open flame and reduced cognitive function does not a happy couple make. In practice, there are few things more satisfying than enjoying a cold beer while cooking in the wilds of your largely overgrown back garden.

Here are three beers to pair with all the dishes on your next big grill. Cutting the grass can wait until next weekend.

Lough Gill’s Yellow Warning IPA is double dry hopped

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