Dean Carroll: DOT’s new summer range pairs bold flavours with inspired barrel ageing

A pilsner and two IPAs will soon be joined in the Dublin brewery’s core range by a double IPA and an amber ale

DOT Brew’s Solo Pilsner: a great choice for summer

A brewery’s first beer says a lot about what you can expect from it in the future. Maybe it’s a red ale, a classic that the brewer can put a fresh spin on. Perhaps it’s a pale ale, something to showcase how well they can balance flavours in a brew.

These are valid options that are frequently chosen by Irish breweries to begin their journeys. What you don’t often see launching a brewery, however, is ...