Hilden Barney’s Brew is a 50% malted wheat and barley beer was commissioned by the John Hewitt Bar to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Barney Hughes, philanthropist and inventor of the Belfast Bap. The story goes he handed out free vouchers to folks down on their luck which they could redeem for Belfast Baps from his bakery.
Price Range – €3.19
ABOUT HILDEN BREWERY
“Hilden Brewing Company was established by Ann and Seamus Scullion in 1981 in the courtyard of Hilden House the former home of the Barbour linen barons. Here the Scullions reintroduced into Ireland the tradition of a local brewery making beers of distinctive character and taste. Hilden is now the oldest independent brewery on the island of Ireland.
William Barbour established his thread mill at Hilden in 1824. Barbour Threads grew rapidly and by the end of the 19th century it was the biggest linen thread company in the world with offices and mills in many international locations. Its chairman at the end of the 19th century was Milne Barbour, grandson of the founder of the company.” Read More