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Beerista: A round-up of the latest new Irish craft beer releases for spring

Sweet mention from Sorcha (Irish Times) Among a few other new spring releases to look out for over the month is Black Donkey’s TKO. This is the Roscommon brewery’s first foray into the IPA style. Citrus hops With plenty of pine and citrus hops, it’s a traditional US-style IPA and is described by brewer Richard Siberry as “a trip back to the…

Black Donkey – Bottling passion in Ballinlough – Roscommon People December 2016

Lovely visit from the Roscommon People December 21, 2016                Written by Dan Dooner http://www.roscommonpeople.ie/lifestyle/51-lifestyle/black-donkey-bottling-passion-in-ballinlough Last Monday, I reluctantly left the excitement of the office behind and made my way to Black Donkey Brewery in Ballinlough with photographer, Andrew Fox. It’s a tough job but someone’s gotta do it! We were met at the brewery by owner, Richard Siberry, and brew expert, Glenn Reid. “This…

Irish Times Saturday 10th September – Black Donkey included in 7 beers to try RDS Craft Beer Festival

Off to the Irish Craft Beer Festival? There are 7 beers you should try while there 7 beers to try There’s a massive selection of Irish, and some international, beers being served up this weekend – Beerista recommends keeping an eye out for these quality offerings, including : Black Donkey: Blackberry Sheep Stealer I’m a fan of this Roscommon brewery’s Saison, which…

Beerista: The after-work pint – The Irish Times August 6th 2016

Beerista: The after-work pint Having a beer after a long day, or week, is one of life’s simple pleasures. In Germany they even have a word for it – the “feierabendbier” is the beer you drink to celebrate when you get off work. It could be the only beer of the evening, or the one to kick off your weekend – either…

Ireland AM on TV3 – International Beer Day 5th August 2016

We were on the TV this morning for ‪#‎InternationalBeerDay‬ Check out the review of Sheep Stealer on Ireland AM http://www.tv3.ie/3player/show/809/112206/0/International-Beer-Day  

Marian Finucane RTE Radio 1 Saturday 28 August 2015

Listen to Richard talk to Marian Finucane on RTE Radio 1     Marian is joined by Richard Siberry (Black Donkey Brewing), Sarah Roarty (N17 Brewing) and the Irish Times drinks correspondent John Wilson.

Marian Finucane RTE Radio 1 Saturday 15 August 2015

Listen to Richard talk to Marian Finucane on RTE Radio 1 Second Curve Marian talks to 3 people who have made big career changes. Richard Siberry has swapped a life in the New York Stock Market for life as a brewer in Roscommon with the Black Donkey Brewing Company

Tis the Season for Saisons – Leinster Leader August 2015

Beer of the week ………… There's @BlackDonkeyBeer featuring in this wks @leinsleadernews beer with @missjudithboyle pic.twitter.com/vJ0i8QOHPB — Susan Boyle (@miss_susanboyle) August 4, 2015

John Wilson – Irish Times Review Friday 7th August 2015

Take it home: an Irish farmhouse ale and a Portuguese wine Each week John Wilson selects a great wine and a great beer to try right now. This week: Black Donkey Brewing Sheep Stealer Irish Farmhouse Ale and Dom Rafael 2012 Black Donkey Brewing Sheep Stealer Irish Farmhouse Ale 5.6% €3.39 for a 500ml bottle. Black Donkey Brewing is based in  Ballinlough,…

Sheep Stealer is ‘Beer of the month’ July on http://www.ireland-guide.com

http://www.ireland-guide.com/article/black-donkey-brewing-sheep-stealer-irish-farmhouse-ale—beer-of-the-month.12045.html KRISTIN JENSEN, co-author of Slainte! The complete Guide To Irish Craft Beers and Ciders, introduces us to ‘ the little black dress of beer’, the Black Donkey Brewing Sheep Stealer Irish Farmhouse Ale – and a pair of brewers who are particularly interested in working with chefs to align their beers with food. ABOUT THE BREWERY It’s a reflection of how…