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#Kilkenny #BeerGardens #Costellos
At Costellos we love Beer Gardens. Why you ask, well it’s because 1 of us Loves Beer and the other Loves Gardens. You could say they are a combination of our passions. Check out our recommendations for the best beer gardens in Kilkenny. Bridies bar and general store The ultimate in relaxed elegance, unwind or bathe in the sun in the surrounds of the Victorian style bus shelters and the Walled Garden. Pumphouse Everyone’s favourite party garden, it has hosted…

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Costellos eBook cover
'Tis the season to be jolly.... and wear a silly jumper, visit a dozen pubs in one session, which is about ten more than a normal night out. While there may have been a sameness about Christmas past, Christmas present is very much a movable feast... pardon the pun.To celebrate our website's first Christmas we've created the Costellos Xmas eBook to help add some variety and spice to your holiday season. The topics we cover are... Christmas Dinner – You’ve tried the grape,…

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christmas dinner costellos
On a typical Christmas Day beer usually plays second fiddle to wine. We're here to let you know how you can have Christmas dinner Costellos style. A typical Irish Christmas day usually involves a few beers in the afternoon and a couple of glasses of wine to accompany the turkey. Some adventurous folk might even pair a few wines with the many courses enjoyed on the 25th. Anyone ever had a dessert wine? I have and it was not what…

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drink costellos
Surviving the Festive Season Christmas is the time for parties. You can’t miss them. You don’t want to miss them, even if they are all lined up one day after another. Remember, its a marathon not sprint. They nearly all involve a Christmas tipple and even the most unlikely of event can turn into a session if you’re not careful. ‘Survive’ should not be your aspiration, you want to ‘Thrive’ in the seasonal festivities as they come but once a…

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recipe with costellos
A Recipe with Costellos At Costellos we’re big fans of the street food from Podge at The Bula Bus. So we teamed up to create a festive recipe with Costellos that you can all knock up at home or just come into The Bula Bus @ Billy Byrnes and enjoy it on a night out. Check it out below and let us know how you get on. Why not take a picture of the finished product and share it with us…

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12 pubs of Christmas
12 Pubs of Christmas It’s become a ‘Rite of Passage’ for the Christmas reveler these days. A monstrous feed at lunch time is coupled with a questionable Christmas Jumper and you’re ready for your annual 12 pubs of Christmas. 12 pints is too much for even the most seasoned beer gut, so there’s no shame in trying a few halves along the way. Check out the Costello's route below. The Costello's Route Brewery Corner – The biggest selection of Irish Micro…

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Savour KK Blog #1
I have not had a pay day in 481 days. Such is life since starting my own business. Things are going very well and the future looks bright, but no pay day, yet! So what have I done for the past 16 months? Stick with me and I’ll tell all. We went for a few beers yesterday (Sunday) after packing up our bar at Savour Kilkenny. What other industry can you work in, where you take a break from work…

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