The Brickmakers

brian-seidl-1-c-alexander-dirninger

Österreichische Bierwoche (ÖBW) | 18. – 25. September

By Brian Patton, Dipl. Biersommelier & Owner, The Brickmakers As sitting here on my terrace enjoying the last rays of summer and drinking a Hoffstettner Pils I am thinking what a lucky man I am. The new album from Radiohead playing in the background definitely helps my mood but I have to say I have […]

IMG-20160531-WA0003

The Story of ‘Me and Uwe’

By Brian Patton, Diplom Beer Sommelier and Owner, The Culinary Love Band I have thought long and hard about how to tell the sad part of this story and how much detail to go into. I have come to the conclusion that I should keep the sad part as short as possible. About 18 months […]

IMG-20160514-WA0000

Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2016

By Darren Murphy, General Manager & Beer Sommelier, The Brickmakers Pub & Kitchen  If you ever want to experience thousands of the thirstiest beer geeks you have ever seen running the 100-meter sprint in world record time, all you need to do is get in the queue outside the Copenhagen Beer Celebration and wait for […]

12968037_10154155955113804_7182188683219995893_o

Craft Bier Fest Linz 2016… Bring on CBF Wien!

By Darren Murphy, General Manager, The Brickmakers Pub & Kitchen The Craft Bier Fest Linz was held again in April this year at the city’s Tabakfabrik, about a ten minute taxi ride from the main train station. On approach the area itself seemed pretty dull, a kind of sterile industrial heartland, but boy was I […]