Beer in Ireland

Guinness advertisement in Ballyshannon, County Donegal

Brewing in Ireland has a long history. Production currently stands at over 8 million hectolitres, and approximately half the alcohol consumed is beer.[1]

Lager accounts for 60% of the beer sold, stout 34% and ale 6%.[2]

  1. ^ "Annual Review 2010 ABFI" (PDF). Retrieved 12 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Irish Beer Market Survey 2010" (PDF). Retrieved 12 August 2012.(Requires password and login)