Where to find our Rye River Seasonal: Belgian Imperial Stout!

By |March 15th, 2018|


 The Limited Edition Rye River Seasonal – 8.2% Vol. Belgian Imperial Stout

The Launch
Last weekend we attended The Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair. This was a huge success for all of us here at the Rye River Brewery. We came back home to Celbridge with a total of 12 medals, which were presented to us […]

The New Stainless Has Landed!

By |January 18th, 2018|



On this day in 2016 we were busy installing our brewhouse in our Celbridge brewery. Zoom forward two years and we are taking delivery of our eighteenth and nineteenth fermentation vessels manufactured in Cork by Blackwater Engineering. The excitement was palpable this morning with everyone coming to watch (from a safe distance) the installation of […]

Introducing our new Head Brewer: Bill Laukitis

By |December 12th, 2017|

We’re delighted to announce that Bill Laukitis is stepping up to be our new Head Brewer here at Rye River. The Holland, Michigan man had an interest in beer from an early age with Bell’s and Founder’s breweries on his doorstep. 

Bill spent his twenties travelling the world stopping and working in Norway, the Czech Republic, […]

Things to Do in Kildare

By |October 2nd, 2017|

Kildare is the perfect place to discover all the wonderful things about ancient Ireland. It’s also known for its exquisite charm and beauty, attractions, rich history and friendly people. There are also lots of exciting things to do in Kildare and you will surely be spoiled for choices.
The top things to do in Kildare are […]

Craft Beer Ireland

By |October 2nd, 2017|

Ireland is a home to gorgeous castles, incredibly peaceful cemetery, awesome bog landscape, cliffs, beaches and Guinness. It is also a great place to a huge variety of popular craft beers. With so many wonderful things to do, to visit, to taste and to explore in Ireland, more and more individuals are dying to get […]

McGargles wins 3 World Beer Awards for 2017!

By |August 11th, 2017|

We have some fantastic news… In the just announced World Beer Awards our McGargles beers have been awarded three titles for 2017!

Little Bangin’ IPA has won Best Session IPA in the world! We have also been awarded Country Winning Double IPA for our Double Bangin’ IPA and, naturally, Country Winning Session IPA for our Little […]

Rye River Brewing win big at Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fair!

By |February 28th, 2017|

The dust has settled after the Alltech Craft Brews and Food Fair and we are able to take a moment to appreciate the prizes Rye River Brewing won! We are very proud that we entered fourteen beers and took home sixteen awards. Our Gold McGargles Double Bangin’ IPA and the Crafty Brewing Company American Style Pale Wheat […]

Serving Temperatures

By |October 25th, 2016|

Temperature’s Effect on Beer
When it comes to beer, it’s not always a case of ‘the colder the better’. Beers being either too hot, or too cold, can have knock on affects.

Too Cold

Chilling beer below ideal serving temperatures enhances some qualities of beer, while masking others. Sure, anything ice-cold is going to come across as refreshing […]

Crafty Brewing Company’s American Style Pale Wheat Ale

By |October 17th, 2016|

The brewers in Rye River have been very busy lately producing a brand new beer for the award-winning Crafty Brewing Company range of beers that we produce exclusively for Lidl. Embracing a style we have never brewed commercially before, we’re very proud to announce the upcoming release of The Crafty Brewing Company’s American Style Pale Wheat […]


By |October 3rd, 2016|

We’re excited…we’re very excited. Why? Because we have something new coming, well technically, it’s the package that’s new. We’re now pumping fresh, unfiltered and unpasteurised Fancy Frank’s Lager and Francis’  Big Bangin’  IPA into 330ml cans..and here’s why!

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