Galway Bay Brewery: About The Brewery

Galway Bay Brewery


Going from strength to strength

The Oslo was the start of Galway Bay Brewery and remains our flagship pub based in Salthill; our owners Jason O’Connell and Niall Walsh added a brewery on site in 2009, making The Oslo one of the country’s first brew pubs. Since then Galway Bay Brewery has expanded operations to 11 bars based in Galway and Dublin and have grown and re-positioned the Brewery just outside of Galway in Ballybrit. We now produce four core beers along with a plethora of rotational beers that are released throughout the year.

Most recently we have undergone some changes. We have a new Head Brewer Will Avery who joined us from Georgia, USA and we have undergone another expansion project at our Ballybrit site.

With the installation of our new brew house we are turning our focus towards exporting and making our beers available in the UK and Europe.

Cheers for craft beers!

We have a core range of beers available year round: Full Sail, Bay Ale, Althea and Buried at Sea available at most independent off-licences around Ireland. Keep an eye out for our rotational taps with limited edition brews and seasonal bottle releases! Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the most up to date news on GBB.

Contact us

Monivea Rd,


News and Events

We are very excited to be shipping Perfect Union today. A collaboration DIPA between us and NOLA Brewing, it's our first package-only beer so, as it won't be going into kegs, you'd better stake out the local off licence. #WeCraftBeer

Posted 6 days, 11 hours ago

Good luck to the lads from Galway today! Bring it home. #allireland #galvwat #hurling #wecraftbeer

Posted 3 weeks ago

We've had to dump the current batch of OFAF due to fusel alcohol issues. We apologize to the on and off trade customers for the delay and inconvenience. We rebrewed it yesterday and the new batch will be ready for trade in about 4 weeks. You guys deserve the best beer we can make! Cheers, The GBB team

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Posted 3 weeks, 6 days ago

Our new Multigrain Session IPA "Croozer" is coming your way soon...

Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

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