Craft brewers introduce new symbol to help identify beers

Microbreweries developed the symbol in response to the growth in the sector in recent years

Grainne Walsh, co-founder of Metalman Brewing

A new symbol to make it easier to identify Irish brewer craft beer is being introduced by the Independent Craft Brewers of Ireland (ICBI).

“Understanding that a beer is genuinely from a microbrewery rather than from a multinational with a snazzy label is important,”Grainne Walsh, co-founder of Metalman brewing and a board member of ICBI, told theSunday Business Post.

“It's about protecting something we believe in from being diluted by non-authentic participants in ...