LaoisToday Podcast: Paddy McDonald on setting up Laois’s first craft brewery, ongoing challenges and his hopes for the future

first_img LaoisToday Podcast: Paddy McDonald on setting up Laois’s first craft brewery, ongoing challenges and his hopes for the future WhatsApp Electric Picnic organisers release statement following confirmation of new festival date Home We Are Laois Podcasts LaoisToday Podcast: Paddy McDonald on setting up Laois’s first craft brewery, ongoing… We Are LaoisPodcasts Laois Councillor ‘amazed’ at Electric Picnic decision to apply for later date for 2021 festival Pinterest Electric Picnic Electric Picnic WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook In this latest LaoisToday Podcast, we chat with Paddy McDonald, owner of Laois’s first craft brewery – 12 Acres in Killeshin.Although he started out his working career as a Quantity Surveyor, he always had an interest in brewing and soon developed this into a business.Initially he used a contract brewer in West Cork before building his own facility on the family farm in Killeshin.He now supplies supermarkets, off licenses, hotels and bars all around Ireland and also exports to customers in France and Russia.In this chat, he discusses the ongoing challenges, his hopes for the future and the thrill of securing a good deal.You can listen to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or below on Soundcloud.The LaoisToday Podcast · Paddy McDonald, 12 Acres BrewingThe LaoisToday Podcast is brought to you in association with iCashco, market leaders in automated cash handling.SEE ALSO – LaoisToday Podcast: Pippa Hackett on her Green rise, growing up in Mayo, switching to organic farming and life in Leinster House TAGS12 AcresLaoisToday podcastPaddy McDonald Previous articleKind-hearted Laois girl inspires school to raise money to help save Dublin ZooNext articleCheddar Plunkett set to return as Laois hurling manager as Brennan takes up role with Cuala Steven Millerhttp://www.laoistoday.ieSteven Miller is owner and managing editor of LaoisToday.ie. From Laois, Steven studied Journalism in DCU and has 14 years experience in the media, almost 10 of those in an editorial role. Husband of Emily, father of William and Lillian, he’s happiest when he’s telling stories or kicking a point. By Steven Miller – 4th December 2020 Electric Picnic Twitter Twitter Pinterest Facebook Electric Picnic apply to Laois County Council for new date for this year’s festivallast_img

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