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Welcome to Eight Degrees Brewing

Our beer is handcrafted in the beautiful Ballyhoura region of Ireland by Scott and Cam, a Kiwi and an Aussie, lured to Ireland by two Irish cailins. One fateful evening, while enjoying a pint, they pondered the question 'why are there not more local craft beers in Ireland?'. The solution was simple...


Why the name? Ireland is located at eight degrees west Longitude which as it happens is also the perfect serving temperature for our beer.


Eight Degrees Brewing - Simcoe Rye Ale from Single Hop Series tap badge

Head brewer Mike’s favourite hop in the world is, without a doubt, Simcoe from Yakima Valley in Washington, US. To showcase this wonderful hop we have combined it with a subtle red rye ale. The classic Simcoe tangerine and passion fruit aroma are on full display here and interplay nicely with the spicy/peppery rye malt base. Is your mouth watering yet? Style: Rye Ale Malt: Irish pale malt, crystal malt, rye malt Hops: Simcoe Strength: 6% ABV Bitterness: 59 IBUs […]

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