Raise your glasses and clink to the joyous occasion of International Beer Day! As beer aficionados around the globe come together to celebrate this frothy delight, the best thing to celebrate the day is by visiting good microbreweries with your friends and having a good time over cold beer and heart-warming food. From the vibrant streets of Bengaluru to the bustling lanes of Delhi and Mumbai, the subcontinent boasts a remarkable array of microbreweries that beckon the discerning palate. These craft beer sanctuaries are bound to make your World Beer Day an unforgettable experience.
Here're 8 Of The Best Microbreweries In India You Must Visit:
1. Windmills Craftworks - Bengaluru
Amidst the rhythm of jazz and the aroma of freshly brewed ales, Windmills Craftworks stands as an epitome of refined taste. Nestled in the heart of Bengaluru, this gem is a haven for those seeking a respite from the ordinary. Picture yourself sipping on a Coconut Brown Ale, where the delicate combo of jaggery and coconut notes hit your taste buds. Seasonal brews, including the intriguing American Amber Ale and the Bohemian Pale Ale, further elevate the experience. Adding to its allure is an exquisite collection of books, seamlessly blending the world of literature with the art of brewing.
Where: 6th Floor, 331, Road, 5B Rd, Whitefield, EPIP Zone, Bengaluru
2. Arbor Brewing Company - Bengaluru
Venture into the pioneer of American Craft Breweries in India - Arbor Brewing Company. Arbor crafts a tapestry of ales that cater to every palate. From the smoky allure of spiced ales to the velvety darkness of bitter brews, this establishment is a tribute to the art of brewing. As you savour the flavours, let the nostalgic 90s music transport you to a simpler time, where each sip is a step back in time.
Where: Allied Grand Plaza, 3rd, 8, Magrath Rd, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru
3. The Biere Club - Bengaluru
For those who believe in the power of authenticity, The Biere Club is a haven of traditional ales intertwined with Mediterranean delights. Here, the pursuit of excellence is manifested through small-batch brewing, ensuring the freshest and most original beers grace your glass. Immerse yourself in a world where each ingredient is meticulously polished to perfection, resulting in a beer that's nothing short of extraordinary.
Where: 20/2, Vittal Mallya Rd, D' Souza Layout, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru
4. Effingut - Delhi
Step into the expansive realm of Effingut, where 16 craft beers await your discerning taste. The industrial chic ambience, replete with stunning wall designs and a sprawling bar, sets the stage for an exquisite culinary symphony. Pair your brews with delectable dishes like Tandoori Broccoli and Peshawari Mutton Seekh and burgers, and let the flavours interplay in a dance of gastronomic delight.
Where: Shop 2-10, Ground Floor, MGF Metropolitan Mall, Saket, New Delhi
5. Michigan Taps - Gurugram
The brewery seamlessly blends freshly brewed German beers with an eclectic menu spanning Indian, continental, American and Italian culinary treasures. The rustic charm coupled with hanging lamps - the multi-floored establishment creates an ambience that's as enchanting as the beers themselves. The live music on weekends is another attraction.
Where: Global Foyer Mall, Shop 27-30, Ground Floor, Golf Course Rd, Sector 43, Gurugram
6. Downtown Fresh Beer Cafe - Gurugram
Craft beer in a split-level, wood-paneled microbrewery is an experience not to be missed. With an array of finger food options, your evening is set for a great start. Enjoy their wheat beer with mozzarella sticks or pepperoni pizza.
Where: DLF Galleria, DLF Phase 4, Gurgaon
7. Toit Brewpub - Pune
In the heart of Pune lies a paradise for foodies and beer enthusiasts alike - Toit Brewpub. This culinary haven harmoniously marries handcrafted beers with wood-fired oven culinary marvels. Indulge in a symphony of flavours, from the smoky notes of the Independence Brew to the inviting embrace of A Winter's Ale. Toit's extensive array of beers ensures a journey of taste that's nothing short of remarkable. The outdoor seating with lots of green hues makes for a rejuvenating experience.
Where: Metro Compound Complex, East Ave, beside Bishops Co-Ed School, Kalyani Nagar, Pune
8. Doolally Taproom - Mumbai
From Pune's heart to Mumbai's soul, Doolally Taproom is a name synonymous with artisanal excellence. Embark on a journey of traditional Stout and refreshing Apple Cider Brews, expertly crafted to tantalise your senses. Amidst brick-walled aesthetics, the Taproom invites you to relish not just the brews, but a plethora of board games, books, and music that enrich the experience.
Where: Multiple outlets in Mumbai
This International Beer Day, let's raise our glasses to the artisans behind these microbreweries. Cheers to a day filled with camaraderie, exploration, and the effervescent joy of beer!
About Neha GroverLove for reading roused her writing instincts. Neha is guilty of having a deep-set fixation with anything caffeinated. When she is not pouring out her nest of thoughts onto the screen, you can see her reading while sipping on coffee.