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"'Eight Degrees Brewing have found MBC a pleasure to deal with. They take the time to understand the business and where the risks lie. Their quotations have been honest and fair and have been provided in a timely fashion. We have no hesitation recommending MBC as the insurance experts for the craft brewing industry'. - Cam Wallace - Co-Founder, Eight Degrees Brewing Co. "
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Craft Brewers Insurance Facility  РCraft Brewers Protector

  • The market leading insurance facility for Irish based Craft Brewers
  • Combining Expertise & Cover to provide the complete insurance facility for Craft Brewers.
  • Exclusively designed and provided by MBC Insurance, not available through any other Irish Insurance Broker

The craft brewing industry in Ireland has seen a significant rise in new start-ups, with great potential for further growth. In light of this, MBC Insurance has established itself as the Insurance Broker of Choice over a long number of years to this unique industry and we have designed and delivered bespoke tailored insurance to the specific needs of craft brewers. To do so, MBC Insurance has partnered with an A-rated insurer in Ireland.

Craft brewers face unique risks, from property risks, Public Liability & Employers Liability , Cargo & Goods in Transit Risks but also including the deterioration of stock due to temperature, dampness, or dryness, as well as the potential for undamaged stock to be condemned by a regulatory authority.

To address these risks, the main areas of cover benefits provided by MBC Insurance include:

  • Property Cover
  • Business Interruption
  • Public / Products Liability
  • Employers Liability

Add On Covers Available

  • Deterioration of stock (temperature)
  • Deterioration of stock (dampness or dryness)
  • Condemnation of undamaged stock by a regulatory authority
  • Recalibration of quality control equipment
  • Coverage for undamaged property

Additionally, MBC Insurance offers public liability coverage, which includes product recall costs, and overseas exposure cover.
To ensure that craft brewers have access to comprehensive risk management, insurers also provide a free on-site risk control survey. This survey advises brewers on all health and safety issues that may need to be considered, ensuring that their operations are both safe and secure.

MBC Insurance’s bespoke product for craft brewers Insurance Programme can be extended for an additional premium to include following benefits:

  • Coverage for the deterioration of stock due to temperature, dampness, or dryness
  • Protection against condemnation of undamaged stock by regulatory authorities
  • Recalibration of quality control equipment
  • Coverage for undamaged property
  • Public liability coverage including product recall costs
  • Overseas exposure cover
  • Free on-site risk control survey to advise on all health and safety issues

Please find attached our insurance product brochure which details our exclusive market leading covers backed by a Worldwide Insurer.

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Contact Us for an Insurance Quote

Should you wish to avail of a free no obligation quotation please do not hesitate to contact us in either of our offices
Cork (021) 4275 347
Kerry (068) 59983
Alternatively e-mail us with your renewal date and we will contact you prior to your renewal. ‚Äď newbusiness@mbcinsurance.com

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2014-09-08 08.21.52Reel Deel Brewing have been using MBC Insurance Brokers for a couple of years now and have found them to be efficient, prompt and competitive in their interactions with us. We would have no hesitation in recommending MBC Insurance to any Irish craft brewer.

Marcus Robinson – Founder – Reel Deel Brewing Co Ltd




Blacks Brewery have been using MBC Insurance Brokers for a number of years now and have always found them very helpful and easy to deal with. Quotations have always been fair and timely and they take the time to needed understand our business risks better. We would highly recommend MBC Insurance for anyone in the Craft beer business. – Sam Black -Founder – Blacks Brewery, Kinsale

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