Redcross October Beer Festival

Redcross October Beer Festival
Redcross Beer Festival 7 - 8 October 2017

Wicklow Brewery is only 5 minutes from Lazy Days in Redcross village and for the second year running the brewery will host the Redcross Beer Festival on the 6th & 7th October 2017. Conveniently, Wicklow Brewery have a campsite and restaurant on site!

There will be live music, good food and lots of great Wicklow Brewery beers to sample. There will also be a number of guest breweries showcasing their beers. We are looking forward to sampling them all!

Wicklow Brewery and Beer Hall is part of a thriving little business cluster comprising River Valley Campsite, Brewery Bistro and Mickey Finn’s Bar all nestled away in the quiet village of Redcross, Co. Wicklow.

Live music in Mickey Finns from 4 PM til late:
Friday 6th : Music by ‘The Cazettes’
Saturday 7th : Music by ‘The Big Muddy’

You can enjoy good food, drinks and music by night in Redcross and explore Wicklow by day. There is plenty to do in Wicklow in Autumn for some weekend getaway ideas check out our post on Autumn in Wicklow.

Watch out for the Father Ted Fest in the Brewery on Saturday October 28th 2017 from 9:30 – 11:30 PM !!

Meet the Wicklow Brewery Beers

Wicklow brewery beers are full of flavour, made from only the finest ingredients including their very own well water.
01 helles labelx
HELLES – ABV: 4.5% IBU: 24
Appearance: Golden in colour with a slight haze and a persistent white head
Aroma: Malty sweet aroma with notes of subtle spice and herbal hop aroma
Flavour: Medium bodied. Initial malty sweetness is supported by a soft, hop bitterness. The finish is a balance between the malty sweetness and subtle bitterness
03 kevins labelST. KEVIN’S RED – ABV: 4.7% IBU: 32
Appearance: Wonderful sunset red colour with a slight off white persistent head
Aroma: Caramel forward with notes of toffee and biscuit. Slightly toasty and clean
Flavour: Medium bodied. Initial caramel and toasted notes are met with a slight hop bitterness that finishes with a balanced caramel tone
02 weiss label
WEISS – ABV: 4.7% IBU
Appearance: Straw to gold in colour. Cloudy with an appetising white, creamy head
Aroma: Dominant tones of clove and banana and a slight malty sweetness
Flavour: Medium bodied. Combination of wheat and barley malt together with mild hopping gives a very characteristic flavour with slight honey aftertaste
black 16 stout
BLACK 16 STOUT – ABV: 4.9% IBU: 30
Appearance: Black with an off white persistent head
Aroma: Smooth coffee aroma followed by notes of chocolate, vanilla and a slight nuttiness
Flavour: Medium to full bodied. A blend of vanilla, coffee and chocolate is met with a subtle bitterness that tails off into a sweet finish
05 hopknutbeertapHOPKNUT PALE ALE – ABV: 4.9% IBU: 30
Appearance: Copper to orange colour with persistent white head
Aroma: Tones of citrus and orange are met with a mild caramel aroma
Flavour: Medium body. An initial zesty bitterness is met with notes of orange and citrus that tails off into a balanced caramel sweetness
07 gingerknutGINGERKNUT – ABV: 4.7% IBU: 15
Appearance: Golden in colour with a thin white head
Aroma: Lemon, ginger and spicy notes dominate with a slight malty sweetness in the background
Flavour: Light to medium body. Soft carbonation is met with a burst of lemon and ginger flavour. Sweet on the finish with a slight heat from the ginger. Crisp and clean