21 World Beer Awards in 2019
Europe’s most successful brewery at 2019 World Beer Awards


Great Taste 2019 Awards for Rye River Brewing!

The prestigious Great Taste Awards have been described as the ‘Oscars of the food world’! They are organised by the Guild of Fine Food and they shine a light on the very best quality food and drinks. The focus is very much on the taste of the products rather than any fancy packaging or clever […]

By |August 8th, 2019|Rye River Brewing, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Where to find Jigsaw DDH IPL

Here’s where you’ll find our brand new Rye River Seasonal offering. Jigsaw is a Double Dry Hopped India Pale Lager. And it’s the perfect beer for your summer! 

Blackrock Cellar
Bradley’s Off-Licence, Cork
Drink Store
Fresh, Smithfield
Fresh, South Dock
JD O’Sullivans & Sons, Kenmare
Mace SCR (as pictured!) 
Martins Off Licence, Fairview
Matsons Wine Store, Grange
McCambridges, Galway
McHughs, Kilbarrack Road
Molloys, Clonsilla
Molloys Liquor Store, Francis […]

By |July 8th, 2019|Rye River Brewing, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Rye River Seasonal Review with Bill Laukitis

A seasonal review..
What a great year it’s been, looking back at 2018 we have a lot be proud of here at Rye River. With A LOT! of beer brewed we can now take a breath, crack a beer and reflect on what we’ve done.

At the start of the year we decided to express our love […]

By |November 28th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The Making Of A Rye River Seasonal

Our Spruce Tip Saison has been in the pipeline for a long time. We started planning this brew 6 months ago, back in February, before our first Rye River Seasonal was even released! Whilst brainstorming ideas for future beers, our team of brewers decided to explore the idea of infusing spruce tips into a brew […]

By |October 9th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Rye River wins 19 World Beer Awards!

World Beer Awards Recap
It’s been two weeks since the results of the World Beer Awards were announced, and Rye River has been awarded with a staggering total of 19 awards, making us the most successful European brewery at this year’s competition! This is an outstanding achievement and perhaps our proudest to date considering the worldwide […]

By |August 30th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Quality Control at Rye River Brewery

Here at Rye River, we have a collection of 28 unique recipes for a wide array of craft beers, which includes our award-winning McGargles range and of course, our limited-edition Rye River Seasonal beers. We also supply Lidl with their 8 Crafty Brewing Company beers, and we supply some exclusive brands to Tesco and Dunnes […]

By |April 20th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Three Golds for McGargles in Frankfurt!

The 2018 Frankfurt International Trophy
We are delighted to announce that we have followed up our 12-medal haul at last month’s Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair with a further 3 medals at the Frankfurt International Trophy, in Germany, this week.

In previous years, The Frankfurt International Trophy has been a competition for wine and spirits but […]

By |April 13th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

A look back at The Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair 2018

The Venue
It has been exactly 4 weeks since we attended this year’s Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair in the wonderful venue that is The Convention Centre on the Quays of Dublin City. This event has become one of the main highlights in the Irish Beer Calendar in recent years and it is one we […]

By |April 5th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The New Stainless Has Landed!

Continued growth at Rye River!



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

By |January 18th, 2018|Rye River Brewing, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Introducing our new Head Brewer: Bill Laukitis

Our new Head Brewer
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, […]

By |December 12th, 2017|Rye River Brewing, Uncategorised|0 Comments