Dream Job Alert: This Blog Is Hiring Someone To Review Beers In Dublin
Hurry! The deadline for applications is Sept. 29!
Does getting paid to drink Guinness throughout Ireland’s capital city sound too good to be true? This dream job actually exists — and it’s currently up for grabs.
Between Nov. 8 and Dec. 6, the reviewer will hit a number of iconic spots in the Irish city, including The Gravediggers, The Long Hall, Mulligan’s The Strawberry Hall, Gaffney’s, Tom Kennedy’s and Toners.
Each review will be 250 words and must be accompanied by a high-quality photo of the brew. The taster will be reimbursed for the beer and will also be paid €22 ($24) an hour. The Guinness-lover will get two hours and two pints at each pub.
Since the legal drinking age in Ireland is 18, all applicants must be 18 or older.
If you think this sounds like the job you were born to do, write a 300-word review of a great pint of Guinness that you’ve thrown back recently and submit it to The Irish Road Trip site by Sept. 29.
They’ve already received nearly 8,000 applications, so if you want to be a contender, make sure to apply by the deadline! If you’re having trouble with the application submission form on the site, you can email your review to [email protected]
Check out this Instagram post about the overwhelming interest they’ve received from applicants:
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Update 21:00: Good God that escalated. There's been just under 5,000+ applications in 24 hours 😶… If you'd like to apply, visit http://www.theirishroadtrip.com/guinness/ Wanted: #Guinness Tester To Sample Creamy Pints In Cosy #Dublin Pubs This Winter 🍻🍻 Know someone that would like to get paid €22 per hour (+pints on us) to sample and review pints of Guinness in Dublin pubs for theirishroadtrip.com (if so tag them)? This'll be a dream side-gig for anyone that's fond of a fine pint & that enjoys writing. Here's all you need to know: – Pay: €22 per hour + pints on us (2 hours per pub link in bio for more info) – The pubs: there are 7 pubs on the hit list – The succesful applicant will need to visit each pub (not in one go!), sample the drop and write a review – To apply and read the Ts&Cs: Hop into http://www.theirishroadtrip.com/guinness/ A sidenote: There's several excellent Dublin pub / Guinness reviewers out there. We're not looking to compete with these in any way. Here's a handful of them in case you're curious: @dublinbypub @alovelypint @guinnessadvisor @alovelypint We get HEAPS of emails from people visiting the theirishroadtrip.com that are coming to Dublin and that are looking to nip into a pub that's know for pouring a tasty pint. This is to fill that gap! Cheers! The photo above was taken by the lads at @dublinsnugs (another deadly page)
Planning a trip to the Emerald Isle around this one-of-a-kind gig would be a grand idea, as the locals say.
If you need some inspiration for what to do when you’re not getting paid to drink brews in pubs, The Irish Road Trip gives a complete local’s guide to traveling the country. The guide includes suggestions for cool places to stay and road trip itineraries. It also provides some insider advice on everything from when to travel to must-see attractions to a lowdown on local slang.
This story originally appeared on Simplemost.