Welcome to 8° Plato Beer Co.
  • Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
  • 11:00am - 8:00pm
  • Thursday, Friday & Saturday
  • 11:00am - 9:00pm
  • Sunday
  • 11:00am - 5:00pm


We are passionate about beer – so our vision is to have a unique store carrying beer, beer accessories, vintage beer and bar items and a large variety of books about beer to expand what we know about the product we love so much.

We also carry delicious artisan foods for you to pair with your beer.

We are looking to become part of the beer community in Ferndale and beyond. For now, take us for what we are at this moment - a hub for beer lovers, aficionados, and newbie’s to come and share their beer stories, talk about what beers they are currently drinking and help us find new beers to share.

Cheers, Tim and Brigid

Brewery Vivant’s Wizard Burial Ground BBA Quad, Beer/Truffle Pairing w/Pete’s Chocolate this Friday

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Happy 2 weeks before Christmas Eve.

New Beer in stock:
Brewery Vivant’s Wizard Burial Ground Bourbon Barrel Aged Quadrupel.

Pete’s Chocolate Co. /Beer Parin’ this Friday. See Nikole the Beer Vinch pair beers (that Ian picked out–he always does a great job on these!) with Pete’s truffles and yep, you get to taste them both. I know.

Ho Ho Ho.
Tim and Brigid

New Oddside’s, Short’s Variety Packs, Rogue, Clown Shoes, Sierra Nevada and more…

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Might be a ‘multiple posting’ Thursday……..

New Beers in da starh….
Oddside’s Merry Elf
Short’s Variety Pack (Stellar Ale, Happy Jack, Black Chai and Dr. Zeus)
Rogue’s Citrus Cucumber Soda (that’s soda…)
Oddside’s Hipster Brunch (Limit 2 per/person plz)
Clown Shoes Reindeer Games
Sierra Nevada Neomexicanus Single Hop IPA

Back in da starh:
Southern Tier’s Choklat and Old Man Winter
Journeyman Distillery Old Country Goodness Cider!?!

Right Brain Brewery here Friday Night (owner pourin’ like he doesn’t own the place). 6-8pm and so very, very , very free-ness.

Maybe more to follow?
Tim and Brigid

New Stone, Founder’s Sprecher’s and Superior Lake’s in stock and more…..

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Doin’ that thing that we do…..

New Beers in the store to-dah:
Founder’s Big Lushious Stout Brewed w/Chocolate and Raspberries
Stone’s Enjoy By 12.26.14 IPA
Stone Stochasticity Project’s Master of Disguise Imperial Golden Stout
Sprecher’s Hard Ginger Beer
Superior Lakes’ Zerker Mead (lightly carbonated w/spices, cocoa and hops)
Harpoon’s Gingerland

Back in stock:
Founder’s Backwoods Bastard
Dark Horse’s Thirsty Trout Porter and Tres Blueberry Oatmeal Stout
Harpoon’s Milk Chocolate
Motor City Brewing Work’s Tool Box 12pk

Right Brain Friday Night. 6-8pm and no dollars from you are required. Yes Virginia, Russ is going to bring stuff from the brewery that will be way cool. Next week, Pete’s Chocolates and Beer Pairing (beer and truffles. Oh my).

Time for a sandwich….
Tim and Brigid

Closed Thanksgiving, Open Friday as usual (11am…)

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Hey there guys and gals—toooo busy to post today. Sorry ’bout that.

We will be closed on Thanksgiving so that we can spend time with our families. Hope You have a glorious holiday.

We will be open Friday at our usual time (11am) and there will be a lot of good beers coming down the pike. I would so watch FB/Twitter etc…..

Atwater Brewery will be here Friday night for our Tastin’. 6-8pm and phree. Next week, Right Brain Brewery stops by and they will be bringin’ stuff.

Still time to stop by. Happy Thanksgiving.
Tim and Brigid and Ian and Nikole and Racheal and Cam.

Griffin Claw, Southern Tier, Coronado Brewing, Short’s, DFH and more…

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So time for a sandwich…..

New Beers in stock-ola:
Griffin Claw’s BBA Imperial Stout (Limit 1/per plz)
Southern Tier’s Imperial Rum Barrel Pumking
Coronado Brewing Company’s Stupid Stout AND Anniversary Stout

Back-ola in Stockings:
Short’s The Curl Imperial Pilsner
DFH Piercing Pils
Rogue’s Yellow Snow IPA
Clown Shoes’ Space Cake DIPA
North Peak’s Blitzen Festivus Ale AND Dubious Chocolate Stout

Bell’s Brewery, Inc. (Official) and Mindo Chocolate TOMORROW. 6-8pm and yes Virginia, it is free. (great question Virginia—and we haven’t heard from you in awhile…..)

Next week? Atwater Brewery stops by.

Tramps like us. Baby. We were born to run….
Tim and Bostonian Brigid (til Sunday…)

The Bruery, Jolly Pumpkin, Silly New Stuff, Tart Side of the Moon Back in Stock..

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It’s just a little snow. It happens ’bout this time every year. It’s going to be in the 40′s by the weekend.
We got this.

New beers in the store:
The Bruery’s Seven Swan A Swimming Quadrupel
Jolly Pumpkin’s Persimmon Ship (co-lab w/Upland….)
Silly Scotch Cognac Barrel Aged

Back in Stocks:
Brewery Vivant’s Tart Side of the Moon
Stone’s Smoked Porter w/Chocolate and Orange Peel
Arcadia’s Cereal Killer, Nut Brown and Coco Loco Chocolate Stout
Sinebrychoff’s Porter

Bell’s Brewery, Inc. (Official) tasting with Mindo Chocolates (put your habds in da air….) Friday night 6-8pm and oh so free. Next week Atwater Brewery will be stopping by.

Hey, if you get Draft Magazine, you should notice that we carry some of the gifts that they suggest. It’s never to early to go shopping for that beer lover in your life…..

Oh yeah–Beer Advent Calendars? We can do that. We have more singles than a binary code (that is a good one…..).

Holiday parties? Yep, we can do those to.

Slip Slidin’ Away.
Tim and Brigid

Lot’s of New Stuff in the store…..

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This is what we have so far…

New Beers/Ciders/Meads in de stor-ah:
Clown Shoes’ Extremely Angry Beast Imperial Stout (Bourbon and Rum barrels). Limit 1 per/person.
Ommegang’s Upside Down Brown
Hebrew’s Chanukan Ale
Uncle John’s Apple Cinnamon Cider
Superior Lakes Citra Down, Trifecta AND Dark Cherry Shiraz Mead

Back in Stockbridge:
Short’s Evil Urges Belgian Black w/Candied Sugar
Shiner Cheer
Tommy Knocker Cocoa Porter
Innis & Gunn’s Scottish Porter

Great Lakes Brewing Company here Friday Night. 6-8pm and so no cost-o. Next week, Bell’s beerl/Mindo Chocolate Tastin’/Pairin’. This just added, Right Brain Brewery will be here on Dec 5th!!!

Hey, Graphic design people–we are looking to have a label designed that incorporates Detroit and craft beer. Stop by the store and we can talk…..

You know, you don’t. Have. To live like a refugee.
Tim and Brigid

New Stone–Smoked Porter w/Chocolate & Orange Peel, Double Arrogant and Lucky Bastards…

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Sure got cold in a hurry…..

New Beer in da store:
Stone’s Smoked Porter W/Chocolate & Orange Peel

Back in da store:
Stone’s Lucky Bastard and Double Arrogant Bastard
Arcadia’s Shipwreck Porter
Dark Horse’s Too Cream Stout
J.W. Lee’s 25th Anniversary Ale
Alba Scots Pine Ale

Great Lakes Brewing here on Friday Night. Bell’s/Mindo Tasting/Pairing next week. Both from 6-8pm and both are free……

Just chillaxin’.
Tim and Brigid

Happy Veterans Day!

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Happy Veterans Day!

If you are a Veteran, please stop by and we will buy you a beer. Or, if you active, please stop by and we will buy you a beer. Family members as well. You have all sacrificed for so many of us. Please stop by for a beer.

Stone stuff tomorrow. Great Lakes Brewing Tasting Friday night. 6-8pm and need I say it?–Free.

Thank You.
Tim and Brigid

Greenbush Brewing’s Remnant of Dragon, Atwater, So Tier and sooo much more…

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You better run, you better do what you can…..

You gotta help us out–way tooo much beer in the store.

New Beers:
Greenbush Brewing’s Remnant of Dragon Imperial Red IPA
Atwater’s Christmas Ale

Don’t want to see no blood, don’t be a macho man.

Back in stocks:
Oddside’s Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Mayan Mocha Stout
Short’s Beard of Zues
Southern Tier’s 2X Christmas, 2X Stout & 2X IPA
Rogue’s Double Chocolate & Santa’s Reserves
Breckinridge’s 72 Imperial Stout & Christmas
Flying Monkey’s Manifesto Chocolate Stout
Great Lakes Blackout Stout
Anchor Steam Christmas Ale (!!)
Pyramid’s Snow Cap

You wanna be tough, better do what you can.

New Holland Tastin’ right here Friday Night. 6-8pm. Zero dollars.
Next week, Great Lakes Brewing Company. Soon–Bell’s/Mindo Chocolate tastin’.

Just beat it.
Tim and Brigid