Quiet revolution is brewing for craft beer

The micro-brewery business is making a comeback - after 200 years. The small breweries that boomed in Ireland in the late 1800s and early 1900s could not compete with the establishment of big breweries such as Murphy’s in Cork and Guinness in St Jame

6th June, 2009

The micro-brewery business is making a comeback - after 200 years. The small breweries that boomed in Ireland in the late 1800s and early 1900s could not compete with the establishment of big breweries such as Murphy’s in Cork and Guinness in St James’s Gate. Slowly, they began to disappear.

But those in the business say the sector is now on the rise again. ‘‘The micro-brewery market is the only drinks market...

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