The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in Ireland

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Ireland. This site is interactive, so we encourage you to take part in the rating, addition and correction of the site.



These are the best beers you can find in this region's stores and restaurants based on the availability information provided by RateBeerians in this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.

1Rodenbach AlexanderBrouwerij Rodenbach (Swinkels Family Brewers)1045100
2Trappistes Rochefort 8Abbaye Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy - Brasserie Rochefort3922100
3Ballast Point Victory at Sea Ballast Point Brewing Company (Kings & Convicts)1586100
4Siren / J. Wakefield Dark & Perilous NightsSiren Craft Brew31100
5Siren Death By Caribbean Chocolate Cake (2020)Siren Craft Brew2399
6Verdant Fruit Car Sight ExhibitionVerdant Brewing Co10799
7Lervig Barrel-Aged Salted Caramel Cookie Dough CrunchLervig Aktiebryggeri2599
8Garage Coco TearsGarage Beer Co998
9Verdant Even Sharks Need WaterVerdant Brewing Co13898
10Porterhouse Celebration Stout Barrel AgedPorterhouse Brew Co.10298
11Garage SoupGarage Beer Co18698
12Whiplash Fatal DeviationWhiplash5997
13Galway Bay / Stu Mostów BoulevardierGalway Bay Brewery1297
14Oskar Blues Death By CoconutOskar Blues Brewery (CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective)75497
15Left Hand Galactic Cowboy Nitro Imperial StoutLeft Hand Brewing Company4996
16Left Hand Wake Up Dead Imperial StoutLeft Hand Brewing Company150896
17Verdant Home From HomeVerdant Brewing Co2295
18Wylam MacchiatoWylam Brewery13995
19Whiplash Cream on ChromeWhiplash4094
20Porterhouse Chocolate Truffle StoutPorterhouse Brew Co.5394
21Northern Monk Patrons Project 16.04 Bringing Yorkshire BrackNorthern Monk Brew Co.1594
22Wicklow Wolf Apex Oatmeal StoutWicklow Wolf Brewing Company1791
23Whiplash Water JumpWhiplash1791
24Sierra Nevada 40 Hoppy Anniversary AleSierra Nevada Brewing Company26690
25Stu Mostów Salamander New England IPA Mosaic, Idaho 7, SimcoeBrowar Stu Mostów1789


1Whiplash / Wylam Do You Wanna Touch MeWhiplash5199
2Galway Bay / Boundary Brewing Harmonic ConvergenceGalway Bay Brewery3599
3Porterhouse Celebration Stout Barrel AgedPorterhouse Brew Co.10298
4Galway Bay Of Foam and Fury Double IPAGalway Bay Brewery19998
5Whiplash Surrender To The VoidWhiplash3998
6Western Herd Back Beat WitbierWestern Herd Brewing Company1598
7White Hag Black BoarWhite Hag13898
8White Hag Black Boar Barrel Aged 2016 White Hag3298
9Western Herd Siege Pale AleWestern Herd Brewing Company1498
10Galway Bay Hearts & FeintsGalway Bay Brewery2498
11Whiplash Let It Happen Whiplash7198
12Whiplash Fatal DeviationWhiplash5997
13Galway Bay / Stu Mostów BoulevardierGalway Bay Brewery1297
14Galway Bay Two Hundred Fathoms (2018) Double Barrel Aged ReserveGalway Bay Brewery2397
15Galway Bay / Nola Perfect UnionGalway Bay Brewery2997
16Whiplash EventuallyWhiplash3397
17Whiplash Setting SunWhiplash2997
18Boyne Imperial Stout SherryBoyne Brewhouse7797
19Blacks World's EndBlacks Kinsale Craft Brewery3396
20White Hag Black Boar Barrel Aged 2019White Hag996
21Whiplash / Galway Bay Gravity’s RainbowWhiplash3596
22Brehon Crann BeathaBrehon Brewhouse2796
23Whiplash Fantasm PlanesWhiplash3296
24Galway Bay / Begyle Brewing Goodbye Blue MondayGalway Bay Brewery7495
25Whiplash SwoonWhiplash4995

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
Salt House
Galway (091) 091 441 550
57 The Headline
Dublin () 01 532 0279
The Underdog
Dublin () +353 87 908 630
Simon Lambert & Sons
Wexford () 053 918 0041
The Brew Dock (Galway Bay)
Dublin () (01) 888 1842