Craft Beer In Dublin

Home to the Temple Bar district and the Guinness brewery, this city is no stranger to a good pint. Naturally, it should come as no surprise that the craft beer selection is on point too. From ales to lagers, and malts, these endless craft beer types make the beverage a top contender in the alcohol world, and Dubliners have long agreed. To make sure you hops-lovers don’t miss a drop, we’ve rounded up our top bars for craft beer in Dublin.

Last updated on 26th August 2020




Farrier & Draper

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Aside from their three floors of incredible food and entertainment, Farrier & Draper offers a growing selection of international and Irish craft beers in Dublin. Drinking patrons also get to try and test different craft creation during the restaurant's 'Beer of the Week' special. 

Napper Tandy’s

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Located in the heart of Dublin's city centre, Napper Tandy's offers delicious gastropub dishes, live music every day of the week, and a wide selection of craft beers to chug on, including their own house brew, the Session Pale Ale. Can you think of a better trio for a night out?

The Sin Bin is a sports bar in The Mont Hotel, serving hand-crafted cocktails, whiskies, award-winning gin and a menu of gastropub dishes in sleek leather and mahogany surroundings. If you're in the mood for a cracking craft beer? Their selection of Irish brews are top-notch.

Anti Social is a craft beer bar in Dublin, aimed at those who don't take themselves too seriously. Over at the bar you'll find a decent selection craft beer and cocktails, with steaming hot sarnies to fill you up and plenty of quirky events to keep you entertained. 

Taking up a sizeable plot on Grand Canal Dock, Ireland's first ever BrewDog was a long time coming... but well worth the wait. A haven for drinking craft beer in Dublin, this quirky bar and restaurant serves a wide range of brews from across the globe alongside American-inspired eats.

With a plethora of craft beer options to choose from, and a 189-year-old Victorian interior to admire from every corner, this spot remains a favourite for many booze lovers to visit in Dublin. Join them for a brew or two and perfectly pair it with their menu of hearty pub grub.

With 24 taps offering the highest quality of international and Irish craft beers in all of Dublin, you'd be a fool to miss out on 57 the Headline. Making sure to stay affordable, this craft bar also offers craft beer tasting trays if you can't fathom to choose only one of their delicious options.

P. Mac's is the ultimate craft beer bar in Dublin. A cosy, beautiful bar filled with warm candles and dark wood, this place offers more than 100 types of beer to choose from with 30 craft beers always on tap. It's little wonder that they won craft bar of the year back in 2017.

Shunning most mainstream beers, the Temple Bar instead provides a great selection of Irish brews including pale lagers, IPAs, and red ales. International bottles are also an option if you want to get out of your comfort zone and try something new at this Dublin craft beer bar.

The first Dublin brewpub, The Porterhouse Temple Bar has the the largest selection of world class beers in Ireland, and are brewing up signature pints including their own IPAs, pale ales, and stouts. Make sure to also visit the Central Porterhouse, serving up the same delicious Irish craft brews.

A unique bar serving up pub grub, groceries, and actual hardware for sale, Mary's makes sure to have the latest and greatest of craft beer in the Dublin area. Along with its quirky interiors and ample food menu, there's plenty of reasons to love this unique bar on Wicklow Street. 

While Riot does serve up some pretty wicked cocktails, their craft beer selection is certainly one of Dublin's finest. With a frequently rotating tap, they offer plenty of specials, from IPAs through to chocolate-y stouts, providing something for every type of beer drinker that pays a visit.