hist-brewing: Rowan ale

John P. Looney valen at tuatha.org
Sat Jan 5 14:34:38 PST 2008


On Jan 4, 2008 10:41 AM, Martyn Cornell <atrectus at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:

> The name "Red Biddy" is, of course, a joke: a play on the name of the pub,
> Biddy Earley's, the red colour of rowan berries and the old nickname for
> cheap red wine, or a mixture of red wine and meths, "red biddy".
>

 Alas Biddy Early's brewery is also history now...like most of the small
craft and micro breweries, there is no demand in Ireland for their produce
:(

 http://www.irishcraftbrewer.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=724

 Seems you can buy the whole brewery for 750,000 euro :(

John


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