Knockmealdown Stout Eight Degrees 33cl 5°
The beer Knockmealdown takes its name after the 794 meter-high mountain situated in between the two irish counties of Waterford and Tipperary.
This stout has a strong body and is well-balanced with dark malts and bitter hop. It possesses rich distinctive notes of black chocolate and coffee.
At longitude 8°, sits the town of Mitcheltown, in Cork County. It hosts the Eight Degrees Brewing Company, but 8° is also the recommended tasting temperature for these beers, created in 2011 and resulting from a fruitful collaboration between a Neo-Zealander and an Australian.
Their adventurous spirit led them to set up their own Irish brewery, in the “Southern Hemisphere” style; an elegant combination imparting a real distinctive feature to their products.
Using only natural ingredients, their beers became extremely popular in Ireland and abroad, and they won the “Best Irish Beer 2015” award for the Full Irish IPA and a bronze medal at the World Beer Cup for their Amber Ella American Amber Ale. Brewed only for a one-day festival, the beer won against other US beers in the American Style category.