Bitcoin now buys you a drink in Baggot Inn

Baggot Inn is the first pub in Ireland to accept Bitcoin. The launch of payment gateway took place on 4th of March and attracted a small crowd of bitcoin enthusiasts.

Glenn and Chris - the first pint paid in bitcoin

Glenn and Chris – the first pint paid in bitcoin

Glenn was the lucky one to get the first paint paid in bitcoin. Then, Peter delivered a joke on number of confirmations required to get a drink, as the excitement was causing some drinks to stuck half-filled beside the tap.

Jean-Pierre getting his pint paid in bitcoin

Jean-Pierre getting his pint paid in bitcoin

iPhone users had few bumps on the way, but generally transactions were processed nearly instantaneously. An Open WiFi network was in place to allow mobile wallet payments.

Bitcoin now buys you a drink in The Baggot Inn

Bitcoin now buys you a drink in The Baggot Inn

In coming week or two the Baggot Inn is planning to host a Bitcoin ATM. The machine is a Robocoin ATM capable of both vending bitcoin and dispensing cash.

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