Awesome news for Hong Kong beer lovers: more and more bars and pubs are opening everyday offering a great variety of first-rate craft tipples. According to the kind of hop, malt, and brewer's yeast, beer may range from sweet and dense to fruity and bitterish in Hong Kong. So, due to this diversity, anyone will find a drink just to his/her taste!
The Globe is one of the leading and most well-known bars in Hong Kong. Such a fame was achieved owing to a great selection of British and Belgian drinks and, of course, a roomy and cozy atmosphere. It sounds unreal but there are 12 draught beers on tap - the richest collection of beer in Hong Kong. It sells out so fast that many beer lovers prefer to call ahead before coming.
- Address: 45 Graham St., Central. Open every day 10am–2am.
It's a local brewery, presenting itself like a branch of a big chain, including seven beer houses with similar menus. Here you can taste more than 80 different bottled beers, honey ales, raisin-flavored aged brews and various taps of German and British beers. You will like many of them for sure!
- Address: Shop 14, 1/F, Causeway Centre, 28 Harbour Road, Wanchai. Open Friday and Saturday 11am–1am, Sunday–Thursday 11am–midnight.
Craft Brew & Co
According to the vision of one of the well-known taprooms in Hong Kong, the purpose of a good brewery is not only to serve fine commercial beers... The purpose is to allow people to try exotic brews and to open up a whole new world of flavors. Being perfect in its simplicity (speaking about the interior), Craft Brew & Co offers a unique collection of handcrafted beers of superior quality, not only drinks on tap but also bottled ones.
- Address: 17 Old Bailey Street, Central. Open daily noon–1am.
Hong Kong Brew House
As for this excellent spot, in Hong Kong it is popular not only for high quality beverage offerings, but also for live weekly events. An overwhelming collection of the best draft beers and bottled drinks from all over the world, including Belgium, Britain, and the USA, it's the dream of every passionate beer lover.
The philosophy of this establishment is to provide visitors with a lively but relaxing atmosphere, in contrast to boring and tiresome everyday life. By the way, it has succeeded.
- Address: LG/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central. Open Monday–Thursday 11am–2am, Friday–Saturday 11am–4am, Sunday 11am–1am.
The Beer Bay
If you're looking for a good budget drink, then this small stall is an excellent choice. It serves six on-tap beers and dozens of perfect brews in bottles. There are no seats available, but this creates a real atmosphere of everyday-active Hong Kong life. Offerings are mostly standard, but one great exception makes this place unique and distinctive. It's a luscious malty ale known by many admirers as Old Speckled Hen.
- Address: Central Ferry Pier 3. Open every day 3pm–12am.
Enjoy the Best of HK, Including It's Beer...
All in all, Hong Kong provides a great opportunity to become absorbed in the world of best breweries, and to get to know what a real handcrafted beer is. Even the most meticulous skeptics will get a gamut of bright emotions. Explore the tourist attractions in Hong Kong and open a whole new world to yourself!