Independent Craft Brewers of Ireland

The ICBI is the official representative trade body for independently operated microbreweries in Ireland.

The organisation is run by brewers, with the chief aim of the promotion of Independent Irish beer and brewing.
We act on behalf of our members on matters of policy and legislation as well as the overall development of the sector.
For information becoming a member and full criteria, please visit our membership page.


Craft Drinks Symposium 6th November 2018

Featuring expert speakers from the legal and planning trade who will advise craft drink producers on applying to the courts for the new licences, and a panel of speakers focused on developing your visitor experience..
The event is not limited to ICBI members and is open to all breweries, distilleries and cider makers.

New Association of Independent European Brewers Formed

In September 2018 after the inaugural meeting in Brussels a new association of European Independent Brewers has been formed by 9 participating member countries. The IBE has been formed to give independent brewers a voice at European level.

Intoxicating Liquor Act Passed

Subject to licence, breweries will be able to sell their own beer at the manufacturing premises

February 2018

The ICBI are delighted to welcome Peter Mosley of The Porterhouse Brewing Company as Chairperson of the organisation. Peter was elected as chairperson on February 22nd 2018 at the Independent Craft Brewers of Ireland Annual General Meeting.

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