Brew up a storm at a craft brewery

Join the craft brewing revolution, with 30 craft breweries now producing delicious artisan beers, stouts and ciders. The Franciscan Well Brewery in Cork is fascinating, with stout piped straight from the brewery to the taps. Kinnegar Brewing in Co Donegal make a delicious range of finely crafted, all natural farmhouse beers and at Highbank Orchards near Cuffsgrange in Co Kilkenny the owners will guide you around their farm and bring you on a journey of divine cider tastings. Also in Kilkenny, check out Irelands's most exciting new tourist attraction-----The Smithwicks Experience in the heart of the 'Medieval Mile'. This multi sensory and interactive tour will bring you right back to when the first pint of ale was brewed by monks in the 13th century.