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Hilden Brewery

[IMAGE] Hilden brewery

Hilden House, Hilden, Lisburn.*
Tel: 028 9266 0800 (brewery)
Fax: 028 9260 3511
WEBSITE

Well known for its Real Ale Festivals in the 80's, the brewery is set in Georgian stables and comprises of the Tap Room Bar (the only bar in Ireland to serve draft real ale exclusively), a restaurant and a visitor centre.

Contact the Tap Room at frances@hildenbrewery.co.uk.

Contact the Brewery at irishbeers@hildenbrewery.co.uk or ring (028) 9266 0800 (brewery only) for more details and booking.

REAL ALES BREWED

Hilden Ale

HILDEN ALE ABV 4.0%
A fine full drinking Irish ale, refreshingly clean on the palate.  It has a pronounced hoppiness which arrives at the end of the taste which makes the second pint even more desirable than the first. Champion Beer, Belfast Beer Festival 2004.

Hilden Halt

HILDEN HALT ABV 6.1%
A premium traditional Irish red ale with a malty, mild hop flavour.  This special reserve derives its name from the local train stop which used to service the local linen mill.

Scullions Irish Ale SCULLION's IRISH ABV 4.6%
A bright amber ale, smooth initially with a slight taste of honey which is balanced by a long dry aftertaste which lingers on the palate. Scullion's Irish was judged the "best Irish Cask Beer" and "Supreme Champion Beer" at the Irish Independent Brewers Festival in Dublin, March 2000 by Michael Jackson.
Silver SILVER ABV 4.2%
A pale ale,  light and refreshing on the palate but with a satisfying mellow hop character, derived from a judicious blend of aromatic Saaz hops.
Blonde BELFAST BLONDE ABV 4.7%
A wholly natural blonde beer with a clean and refreshing character, derived from the use of Lager Malt along with a small proportion of maize. The Mixture of continental and native varities of late and early addition hops please both the nasal senses and the taste buds.
Headless Dog HEADLESS DOG ABV 4.3%
A bright amber ale, smooth initially with a slight hint of the Munich malt coming through from the grist. This is complemented well by the stronger refreshing taste from this well hopped beer. Named after the unusual mural of a headless dog at the front door to the brewery.
  TWISTED HOP 4.7%
A pale ale,  made with Australian Galaxy hops and German Brewer's Gold Hops.
  BARNEY'S BREW 5.0%
A stronger ale,  made from malted barley, wheat, cardamom, coriander and black pepper. Named after Barney Hughes - famous for the Belfast Bap.
  HILDEN NUMBER FOUR 4.4%
A russet coloured beer using Topaz hops (three additions) and Galaxy hops and four malt varieties. A real "4X4".
 
 

NUT BROWN 3.8%
A rich malt biscuit character balanced by a strong bitterness from the hops used.

 

DUNLOP & HUME 3.8%
A pale gold beer with hop and fruit tones.

Some of the above is produced in bottles and they are now complimented with a new range:
Titanic Quarter Beer
Cathedral Quarter Beer
Queens Quarter Beer
Remember these ales?
Great Northern Porter (4%); Special Reserve (4.6%); Hildenbrau; Butler; Linenhall Special; Winter Reserve. Molly Malone Porter (4.6%)

HILDEN OUTLETS - A POTTED HISTORY - 1982

Belfast Botanic Inn
Carlton Bar
Linenhall Bar
Roddy's Bar
Co. Antrim Bailiewick - Antrim
House of McDonnell - Ballycastle
Montgomery's - Ballymena
Dobbin's Inn - Carrickfergus
Crown and Shamrock - Glengormley
Coachman's Bar - Lisburn
Down Royal - Lisburn
Maghaberry Arms - Maghaberry
Harbour Bar - Portrush
 
Co. Down Cavern Bar - Bangor
North Down House - Comber
The Stables - Groomsport
Hillside - Hillsborough
Seaside Tavern - Holywood
Old Cross - Newtownards
Casey's Bar - Newry
McGinnety's - Newry
White Horse - Saintfield
 
Co. Londonderry Fairley's Bar - Coleriane
Finvola Hotel - Dungiven
Gweedore - Londonderry
Townsman - Londonderry
Cashlandoo Inn - Portstewart
(now gone)
Co. Armagh Crown - Portadown
Gary's Bar- Portadown

   

Hilden are always pleased to let people have a look around the brewhouse. The brewery runs tours Tuesday to Saturday at the times listed by them.

Tap Room opening hours.

Tuesday-Saturday
12:00-14:30
17:30-21:00

Sunday
12:30-15:00

Brewery Tours

Tuesday - Saturday
12 noon and 6.00pm

For further information and booking please telephone (028) 9266 3863
Hilden Website and Information


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