It’s going to be a busy few days for Eight Degrees with beer tastings taking place all over the country towards the end of the week. Most of these are taking part as part of Bord Bia’s fantastic Farmhouse Cheese and Craft Beer Weekend and there are also some events at Savour Kilkenny. Eight Degrees beer will be featuring, some of the events will have Scott or Cam there to talk brewing and Caroline will also pop up at a few venues.
Farmhouse Cheese and Craft Beer
On Thursday 25 October at 7pm Pat Shortt’s Bar, Main Street, Castlemartyr, Cork there will be beer and cider matched with local cheese. Caroline will be there and she hears that chef Mike Hanrahan has some tricks up his sleeve for the night.
On both Friday and Saturday afternoons Urru Bandon and Matsons Bandon, Co Cork will have Irish Farmhouse Cheese & Local Beers & Cider sampling. Special taster plate with complimentary beer/cider.
On Saturday 27 October, from 10am to 3pm, Cam will be talking beer and cheese at the Farmhouse Cheese & Craft Beer Weekend will be celebrated at the Sheridan’s Cheesemongers farmers’ market, Virginia Road Station Shop, Kells, Co. Meath.
Caroline is heading off to the Savour Kilkenny Food Camp on Friday 26 October to talk about Irish Craft Beer: Savour. Match. Cook. There may also be some tastings… Registration is still open at foodcamp.ie.
As part of the festival food lovers trail, The Grapevine is hosting a craft beer and tapas matching event on Saturday 27 October, from 2pm to 4.30pm. Caroline will be on hand to talk about matching beer with food, there will be live music and, most importantly, there will be some of the last bottles of our limited edition Ochtoberfest beer to enjoy along with some creative tapas from the Grapevine kitchen. More information is on the Savour Kilkenny website and for bookings email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 056 771 2956.