Brewing & Distilling

April is Brewing & Distilling Month- Bottoms up!

From craft beers, to gin, whiskey and beyond, it’s the month to celebrate all the brilliant things we’re brewing and distilling

Key Events Happening This Month

Year of Food &...

There will be local food sampling to coincide with the Year of Food & Drink at Tesco Newry on Friday 1st April 2016. The demonstration...
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Twilight Market Newry

Newry, Mourne and Down Council are delighted to be hosting the first ever Twilight Market to be held in the city’s unique...
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Beer and Cheese at...

We're back!! Its our first beer and cheese night of the year and we are doing it in the cool setting of...
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Tasting Dinner at Saphyre

Celebrate the Tasting Dinner at Saphyre on Friday 8th April. 5 Course Tasting Dinner inspired by the Year of Food & Drink...
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St Georges City Food...

There has been a Friday market on the St George’s site since 1604. The present award-winning St George’s Market, built between 1890...
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Ballycastle Diamond Market

Fresh aromas, vivid colours, eclectic treasures, buzzing crowds – a mere stroll amongst the many stalls of an Artisan Market are enough...
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Bangor Beer Club- Salty...

Bangor Beer Club is a place to meet some of the characters behind the ever growing NI brewing scene. Three years ago...
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Comber Farmers’ Market

The Comber Farmers' Market is on Thursday 7th April The market has built up a strong reputation for selling fresh, seasonal, award...
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Gin & Beer Tasting...

Celebrating Northern Ireland's Year of Food and drink we are continuing our series of complimentary demonstrations. April is celebrating Brewing and Distilling....
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St Georges City Food...

There has been a Friday market on the St George’s site since 1604. The present award-winning St George’s Market, built between 1890...
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Good Food Market at...

Visit The Argory on Saturday 9 April for the first of this years’ line up of Good Food Markets. As 2016 celebrates...
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The Big Cheese &...

The Big Cheese and Beer Expo is a 3 day celebration of local cheese & beer offering a platform for local producers...
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Jazz Session with Scott...

Enjoy our popular Jazz Session with live entertainment from Scott Flanagan. Book a table and order from our All Day Menu. Bring...
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Celebration of local food...

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St Georges City Food...

There has been a Friday market on the St George’s site since 1604. The present award-winning St George’s Market, built between 1890...
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Meet the Maker

SuperValu Ballymoney will be having a fun filled day Saturday 16th April and we would like to invite all our customers to...
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The Cuan- Game of...

Ramsay Bolton, the ruler of Winterfell, is surrounded by intrigue and menace. With rumours of a rebellion by the Lords of the...
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Taste of Tourism Summit

The Taste of Tourism Summit will explore the role of food and drink within the tourism sector. We’ve brought together a range...
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Home brewing & Coffee Workshop

This is a free event hosted by the current Irish Aero press Champion Gregory Wincenty-Cichy! We will share with you just how...
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Belfast Craft Beer Festival

Belfast's largest celebration of Irish craft brewing is coming to town! Featuring live music, silent disco, fabulous Irish artisan food, 150+ beers,...
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Newry Food Festival

Southern Regional College’s First Year Foundation Degree in International Hospitality & Tourism Management and International Travel & Tourism Management students are hungry...
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St Georges City Food...

There has been a Friday market on the St George’s site since 1604. The present award-winning St George’s Market, built between 1890...
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Wine & Dine at...

Wine & Dine at The Cuan on Saturday 23rd April 2016 Kevin Devlin from Jim Nicholson Wine Merchant in Crossgar will be...
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Chew it over!

Chew it Over is a blend of dialogue and performance exploring our food, health and planet. Participants will see a new play...
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Tasting Menu at The...

In conjunction with the NI Year of Food and Drink monthly theme of ''Brewing and Distilling' The Boat House will be hosting...
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Craft Beer Discussion and...

An evening of discussion and craft beer tasting with Master Brewer Paul Wadey.
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Uluru Gin Club

It's back again, the Uluru Bar & Grill Gin Club is taking place on Friday 29th April. Perfect timing for the #Year...
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St Georges City Food...

There has been a Friday market on the St George’s site since 1604. The present award-winning St George’s Market, built between 1890...
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Wild about foraging

Wild about foraging with Wildlife Expert David Thompson £55 per day to include lunch. Booking Essential. Limited Places David Thompson will take...
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Ballymoney Market

Fresh aromas, vivid colours, eclectic treasures, buzzing crowds – a mere stroll amongst the many stalls of an Artisan Market are enough...
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This Months Offers & Promotions

Spring Dusk ‘til Dawn at Newforge House

Put the spring back in your step, enjoy a overnight break in Ireland’s Blue Book’s “Dinkiest” Country House, Newforge House! Take a stroll in our gardens, watch the chickens in the orchard, read a book by the fire or simply get busy doing nothing!
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Craft Beer & Gin Tasting at Newforge House

9th April- We are celebrating the Northern Ireland Year of Food & Drink ‘Brewing & Distilling’ month with a very special evening with Mark Pearson of Clanconnel Brewing Co. Ltd and Strawhill Estate Distillery Ltd. Guests will be treated to an exclusive pre-release tasting of ‘Eight Leaf’ Gin which Strawhill Estate Distillery, in nearby Donaghcloney,
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Loin of Pork offer at Hastings Hotels

Loin of Pork with a Herb & Apple Stuffing- Made with the finest Northern Irish Pork Loin, homegrown Herbs and Armagh Apple Stuffing and served with a delicious Spring Onion Boxty and a rich Shortcross Gin and Juniper Jus. Served with Thompson’s Hastings Blend Tea or Bewley’s Estate Blend Coffee. Only £10
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Bushmills Whiskey Crème Brûlée at Hastings Hotels

Bushmills Whiskey Crème Brûlée- Served with a homemade Shortbread Finger. Go on, spoil yourself! Upgrade for only £5 more to include our delicious twist on this classic dessert.
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Canteen Belfast 2016 Menus

Small Plates Menu-  3 Small plates for £9 or £3.50 each. Bring Your Own Wine-  from 5pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Book your table on 90673136 or email info@canteenbelfast.com
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This Months Recipes

Steak, Guinness and Oyster...

This recipe is courtesy of James St South, Belfast
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Cider & Apple Cake...

Mac Ivors Medium Cider 4.5% pours clear gold with lively carbonation. Aroma of apple skin and candy floss. Sweet red...
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Pan Seared Coley, BBQ...

This recipe was  provided by Paul Cunningham Head Chef at Brunel’s Restaurant in Newcastle County Down.
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Roast Guinea Fowl with...

This recipe was provided by Chris Moran the Head Chef at The Bushmills Inn in County Antrim.
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Belfast Blonde Glazed Pork...

This recipe was provided by Michael McAvana chef at Molly’s Yard in Belfast.
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Shortcross Cured Irish Salmon...

This recipe was provided by Kevin Watson the Head Chef at the Killyhevlin Hotel in County Fermanagh.
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Beer Battered Fish 08

This recipe was provided by Sean Harrigan the Head Chef at the Sooty Olive.
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Crispy Pork Belly with...

This recipe was provided by the Head Chef at The Moody Boar Restaurant in County Armagh.
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Butter roasted Megrim sole...

Flavours of the Foyle
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