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

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

Big List—Please Read

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Here we go–not gonna be pretty, but here we go:

Here now-
Short’s Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster, Snow Wheat 12pks and New Variety Packs–
Epic’s Big Bad Baptist
Oddside’s BBA Imperial Mayan Mocha Stout
Lagunitas’ Lil Sumpin Wild
Southern Tier’s Krampus
Griffin Claw’s 3 Scrooges
Sierra Nevada’s Estate Wet Hop
Moonlight Meadary’s Desire, Fling, Kurt’s Apple and Red Dress

Time for a sandwich….
Tim and Brigid

Evil Twin, Against The Grain, Superior Lakes Meadery In Stock Now…

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Oh my. Look at this!

Evil Twin:
Biscotti Natale
Nomader Weiss
Sour Bikini
Turkish Delight

Tilquin Oude Quetsche (Plum Gueze…)

Against The Grain’s Mac Fanny Baw (Barrel-Aged Smoked Ale)

Stillwater/ATG Tall Tales (coffee, cacao nibs, aged in wooden barrels and finished w/bretts…)

Superior Lakes Blueberry, Double Raspberry and Singularity Meads.

And you thought it was gonna be a dull week………..

Tim and Brigid

Mill St., Founder’s and Bell’s Back in Stocks…..Home Brew Day Saturday….

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Good night to be in tonight—World Series Game 7, Red Wings and Pistons. If only I knew where to get some beers……..

New Beerage in da store:
Mill St.’s Vanilla Porter (remember that one? It was good..)
Ten Ninety Imperial Black Saison

Back in Stocks:
Bell’s Venus (yep, got some back in)
Founder’s Harvest Ale (yep, those too…)
Cuvee De Jacobins
Seef Beer
Sprecher’s Pub Ale

Home Brewer’s Saturday, this Saturday in our parking lot. Zack from Oskar Blues will be a brewin’ a pale ale ( perhaps a Plato Pale Ale?). Stop on by and chat, ask questions, network w/other home brewers, possibly sample something beer-like. We are thinkin’ we will be mashing around 11am-ish. Next year, I would love to see 5-10 home brewers doin’ their thing in our lot (beer-wise….not ‘thing’-wise).

Tasting Friday Night for Halloween. Not sure of the line-up just yet, but something ‘pumpkiny’ will be included. 6-8pm and free….

These are the eyes of disarray.
Tim and Brigid

Oddside’s, Short’s, De Proef, GREENBUSH and so much more…

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Oh. My.

New Beers in the store:
Oddside’s Granny Apple Pie (featured at our anniversary….)
Short’s Quasar Dank Heavily Hopped Rye Ale
De Proef’s Zoetzuur (Flemish Red w/cherries) AND Reinaert (Flemish Wild Ale)

Back In Stocks (ready for this?):
Short’s Lil Wheezy
Left Hand’s Wake Up Dead Imperial Stout, Wake Up Dead Nitro and Warrior Wet Hop Ale
Sierra Nevada’s Celebration Fresh Hop
Oskar Blues’ Ten Fiddy Imperial Stout
North Peak’s Hoodoo Wet Hop
Greenbush’s VanderMill AND Unicorn Killer
DFH 75 Minute IPA

GREENBUSH BREWING Beers for sale at the Tastin’ (after 6pm and limited please)
Owls in the Roadhouse Raspberry Porter
Pain Imperial Milk Stout

This store is soooo full right now.
Tim and Brigid