Celebrating five years of naturally adventurous brewing!

Eight Degrees Brewing - Nailed It IPAWe launched at Cork’s Easter Beerfest back in 2011. Now, five years on and having brewed more than 40 unique beers, we want to show you what we have learned.

It’s no secret our favourite beer style are IPAs; think black, white, red, session and imperial. With this brew we have combined all our knowledge and experimentation to come up with an IPA that we think hits the nail on the head.

Old and New World hops combine to create waves of hop flavour and aroma. Expect pine, tangerine, passion fruit, lime and pear flavours, all combined with our classic single Irish malt backbone.

Short description: IPA – up front passion fruit– dry finish

Style: IPA
Malt: Premium Irish Pale Malt, Vienna, Munich, Cara Amber.
Hops: Simcoe, Vic Secret, Centennial, Apollo and El Dorado.
IBUs: 71
ABV 5.8%

Tasting notes
Colour/appearance: light pale yellow.
Aroma: full on pine aroma with some passion fruit on the nose.
Flavour: rich passion fruit flavours tempered by pine bitterness and a super spicy tingle. This beer is brewed to be dry as a bone, leaving you hanging for the next sip.
Aftertaste: refined pine bitterness in the aftertaste. Doesn’t linger.

Food pairings:
This is the beer for your Easter lamb curry. There are plenty of hops and pine bitterness there to cut through that lamb madras. Thinking about chicken? The crispy freshness and spice of Mexican chicken toastadas will be a superb match. Or, give it a twist and pair this beer with a carrot cake to lift the spice flavours into another stratosphere.

Launch Date: Easter 2016
Serving temperature: 8 degrees celsius
Availability: Bottles and draught (30L and 50L kegs)

2 Comments
  1. Hi there, just discovered this most excellent draught. I beg to differ, I think it has a long pleasant bitter after taste… Which entices refreshing. Going for more. Congratulations, it really is. Superb

  2. Please don’t make this a one off celebration beer it would be an encouragement to know that one could find this in a not too distant local bar.Thanks.

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