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. The course guarantees a unique social and educational experience.


Autumn Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 November, 2018
Spring Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 March, 2019

Course Structure

Day 1 covers the theory of brewing. You’ll learn all about the basics of raw ingredients, recipe design, etc, as well as educating your palate with 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.

There is plentiful accommodation available close to hand in Letterkenny. Remember too that Rathmullan House, in Kinnegar’s birthplace, is a wonderful place to stay if you feel like treating yourself.

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