Farmhouse beers from Donegal


Academy for Christmas

Run for the first time in November 2015, our Kinnegar Brewing Academy offers beer and brewing enthusiasts a 2-day theory-and-practice blitz. Hosted in partnership with our neighbours at Rathmullan House, the course guarantees a unique social and educational experience.

2017 Dates

Spring  Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 April Booked Out!
Autumn Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 October
N.B. Our Autumn Academy will take place at K2, Kinnegar’s new facility in nearby Letterkenny 

Course Structure

Day 1 is theory and takes place at neighbouring Rathmullan House. It covers all the basics of raw ingredients, beer styles, etc, and includes a comprehensive tasting of world beer styles.

Day 2 is a hands on practical day in the brewery helping to brew one of our Kinnegar specials.

Costs & Conditions

The course costs €140. Payment is by PayPal or bank transfer and must be made at the point of booking. Please email to book your spot.

Lunch each day is provided by Rathmullan House. Payment for lunches (approximately €25 in total) is made directly to Rathmullan House and we ask that you pay on arrival, if you wish to eat. Rathmullan House is a wonderful place to stay and offers a discount for course participants.

Please note that the course is intended for beer and brewing enthusiasts. It is not designed for brewing professionals or those planning a brewery.