Nomad Hoppy Pilsner

This beer is going nomad. It transgresses many stylistic boundaries with impunity, exploring and searching for unique flavours without adhering to rigid beer styles. We have taken a clean and crisp German lager base and allowed New World hops to shine. This is a sessionable lager that packs a big aroma punch. Free your mind from any preconceptions and let your taste buds wander. Short description: fresh hoppy citrus. Style: Hoppy pils. Malt: Two-row Irish malted barley, Carapils. Hops: Nugget, Lublin and Hallertauer Tradition. Dry hopped with Enigma. ABV: 4.2% IBUs: 30 Tasting notes Colour/appearance: a lovely pale gold in the glass with a firm white head. Aroma: the aroma is light, with delicate fruity and citrus notes. Flavour: A crisp and dry lager with a delicate biscuity base. Super sessionable. Aftertaste: a nicely bitter bite in the finish. Food Pairings Refreshing and bright, this hoppy pils has been brewed to be a sessionable, food-friendly beer. The clean, crisp flavours work well with Mexican fish tacos, grilled or baked fish dishes and won’t fight against the flavours of a glorious roast chicken. Try it with your Friday night Indian take out – it works especially well with a prawn balti or madras, cutting the spices and oils in those dishes and will stand up to the heat. Carbonation cleans the palate with each sip, ensuring that every mouthful is a new experience. Launch Date: Summer 2020. Serving temperature: 8 degrees Celsius Availability: 440ml cans. Get social: #NomadHoppyPils

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Now in cans: Bohemian Pilsner Lager + Sunburnt Irish Red

You asked, we listened: our best selling Sunburnt Irish Red Ale and Bohemian Pilsner Lager – two of the beers that we originally released right back in 2011 and 2012 – are now, due to popular demand, available in cans. Same great beers, just a slightly bigger and much brighter format. (Yes, we did have some conversations about the yellow but we do love our colours!) Check out tasting notes for the beers below and watch out for the new #EightDegreesCans in your local off licence and in our online shop. Tasting notes: Sunburnt Irish Red Ale Bohemian Pilsner Lager    

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RACK ‘EM UP SERIES #2: Blue Ball Coffee-Infused Vienna Lager with Badger & Dodo

The RACK ‘EM UP SERIES from Eight Degrees Brewing #2 Blue Ball Coffee-Infused Vienna Lager with Badger & Dodo Eight Degrees is turning eight this year. To celebrate eight years of brewing, we are producing eight exciting and innov8ing beers throughout 2019, many of them collaborations with acclaimed craft breweries or with quality local producers. These eight unique beers will form part of our exciting and colourful RACK EM’ UP series. Eight Years. Eight Beers. Eight Collabs. People who love great beer love great coffee. For our #2 collab, we’ve joined up with good friends and local coffee roastery Badger & Dodo, which was set up by Aussie Brock down the road from us in Fermoy, Co Cork, in 2008. The initial brief was simple – ABS: Anything But Stout – so we decided to go for a lighter beer style. This Vienna Lager uses three classic continental malts – Vienna, Munich and Pilsner – to highlight the nuances in the coffee. After some cupping at Badger & Dodo HQ, we decided on a natural process Ethiopian coffee. Using cold brew to draw out the red berry flavours with little bitterness, we finished with some espresso additions in the conditioning phase for a final flourish. Style: Coffee-infused Vienna Lager Malt: Vienna, Munich. Pilsner Hops: a trace of Nugget. ABV: 4.5% IBUs: 16 Tasting notes Colour/appearance: sunshine gold in the glass, on the lighter side of a classic Vienna lager. Aroma: there is a distinct toasty malt biscuit note to the fore, followed by a distinct coffee aroma as the beer warms up. Think along the lines of digestive biscuits that disintegrate as you’re dunking them into your coffee (but that you scoop out and eat anyway.) Flavour: this is a refreshing and invigorating sipper, with plenty of malty sweetness balanced

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