300th Anniversary of First Brew

Survival against the odds, the courage to follow your own path, the determination to never give up, the ability to find solutions where others only see problems, a loyalty to those around you and a sense of what’s important in life – these are the characteristics that took a family that started with next to nothing and helped them create a brewing dynasty that has flourished for over 300 years. This is the Smithwick’s story…

Discover the epic history of Smithwick's Ale. Move your mouse across the timeline to discover key moments in the legacy of Smithwicks. Relive the legacy.