The first microbrewery on the Iveragh Pennisula
McGill’s beers are produced to the highest standard of quality.

Each beer is unique to the area of South Kerry. They reflect our local heroes, culture, and history. In our small brewery we handcraft our beers with care perfecting traditional Irish beer styles using our state of the art brewery system. We hope you enjoy tasting our beers as much as we do producing them. ‘Sláinte agus fad saol agat’ (Health and long life to you).

Tours available

McGill’s Brewery is a family run brewery founded by Joe McGill located in Waterville, on the famous Ring of Kerry. In our brewery tour you will try our tasty hand crafted beers. You will learn about our local heroes, culture, and history that inspire our beers. You will also find out how our beers are made in a fun and entertaining way.  You’ll learn some words in the Irish Language. Come join us for a truly unique personable experience on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Call Joe on 086 3453630 to book your private tour….


Top quality beers and stouts ,it’s a must if your passing!!

Eddie Hennessy, Cork

Really really loved their stout.

Seamus O Shea, Kerry


We use a wide variety of hops in our beer to influence the flavor and aroma of the beers we produce.

H2O accounts for 90%

Our crystal clear water’s source comes from high in the mountains of Iveragh. The quality of the water in the area ensures our beers tastes great.


Our malt comes from The Malting Company of Ireland which has been producing the highest quality malted grains since 1858.

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