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So far Simon Broderick has created 41 blog entries.

Learning the tricks of the trade at McGargles

By |August 7th, 2015|

As part of his studies for a degree in Food Technology, Hein Van Baast came from the Netherlands to embark on a 10 week internship at the McGargles Brewery.

Just like Ireland, the popularity of Craft Beer in Holland has grown over the last few years. Before coming here, as part of my degree, I […]

How I became a Brewer

By |July 13th, 2015|

Owen Ashmore discusses his five year journey from mechanical engineer to shift brewer at Rye River Brewing Company.

My interest in brewing was piqued during a trip to Vegas, when I tried a high quality craft beer for the first time. After drinking Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, I realised that the world of beer had so […]

Yeast – Take 2

By |June 18th, 2015|

Over the past few weeks we’ve been trying to select a yeast that’s going to work across the board here at the brewhouse. You could go all out, all guns blazing and decide ‘Right, that’s the only one I want. Let’s just work with that one. I want it. Let’s get it now’ , or […]

Excellent Home Brewing Tips from the Rye River Brewing Team!

By |April 28th, 2015|

Yeast, Tailoring and Change

By |March 12th, 2015|

Yeast is the generally unsung hero of beer.

You can make really good beer using standard dried yeast and getting the big things like how much you use, what temperature you let it ferment the beer at and how you feed and treat it. In-fact for all our beers here at the brewery we happily use dried […]

Brewing in Brussels

By |March 11th, 2015|

In mid-November 2014, the brewing team made a beery pilgrimage to Brussels visit Brasserie Cantillon and discover how they brew their wonderful beers.

We set off on a Friday afternoon and arrived in Brussels later that night, we wasted no time making our presence known in the incredibly popular Delerium bar. With an astounding selection of bottled beer […]

Dublin GAA Kicks Off Ground Breaking Partnership with Bavaria 0.0% Non-Alcoholic Beer

By |March 11th, 2015|

Zero Alcohol, Zero Limits with Bavaria 0.0% beer!
We are delighted to announce that the Rye River Brewing Company will be working with the Dublin GAA & Bavaria 0.0% non-alcoholic beer.
The Dublin GAA County Board announced last week a new and ground breaking partnership with Bavaria 0.0% non-alcoholic beer. The three year sponsorship deal came into […]

Fizzy Logic

By |March 10th, 2015|

I don’t mind fizzy beer. I quite like it. But putting bubbles into beer has given me a phenomenal headache since I’ve come to the team at Rye River back in September. It’s all part of what we love doing by getting each and every part of the puzzle in place and putting excellent beers […]

Brewing Beer is a Beautiful Thing

By |March 6th, 2015|

We add one extra natural ingredient to all of our beers, quite simply – it’s our absolute love of beer!
The Rye River Brewing Company, established in November 2013, is a small independently owned beverage company based in Kilcock Co. Kildare. Their aim is to be the most important craft brewery in the sector and the obvious […]

We’re at Bloom in the Park – June Bank Holiday Weekend!

By |January 13th, 2015|

I know it’s only Easter, but spring is finally definitely in the air!  The Brewers are busy working up some extraordinary beertastic brews to welcome in Summer at Bloom in the Park over the June Bank Holiday weekend!

Look out for our Brewer’s Blog in the coming weeks to get a few highlights on what they’re […]