The Best Craft Beers And Microbreweries In Bangalore

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30 September 2016

Known for its incredible cuisine and culture, Bangalore is also home to some of the best microbreweries in the whole of India. From the traditional, light India Pale Ales to chocolatey stouts and everything in between, the beers brewed in this city are exceptional. Here we explore the best microbreweries beer lovers must visit.

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Windmills Craftwork

Diner, Restaurant, Pub, American, Indian, Chinese, Beer, Wine, $$$
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Windmill Craftworks is a top-notch microbrewery and restaurant. The most exciting feature of Windmills Craftworks is its hi-tech iPad ordering service, as well as the huge selections of books for visitors to browse; a microbrewery with books is the perfect recipe for a great evening, whether alone or in a group. With its oak shelves stacked with books, Windmills Craftworks provides a cozy seating space indoors, with floor to ceiling windows looking out onto the terrace. The brewery provides a selection of unique beers, from pale ales to stouts and seasonal beers, guaranteed to suit all tastes.
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The Biere Club

Entering The Biere Club is almost like stepping into an Englishman’s privately owned brew factory. The Biere Club is Bangalore’s first craft brewery, and they aim to educate on everything beer-related, from various beer styles to the different kinds of flavors to savor. They brew fresh & original beer in small batches, using the finest ingredients with traditional methods to give their visitors a memorable experience.
Address: No.20/2, Vittal Mallya Rd, Sampangi Rama Nagar, +91 80 4212 4383

Euphoria (U4ia)

Bar, Indian
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Celebrate the best of craft beer in Euphoria. From simple India Pale Ales to lagers brewed with the very best grain, Euphoria brews exciting, innovative beers, using traditional techniques which guarantee a comforting taste, and unique ingredients which guarantee a creative twist. As well as the brewery itself, Euphoria offers a bar and grill area, perfect for sampling their delicious beers over a tempting snack or two.

Barleyz- The Brew House

Barleyz is a rooftop beer garden with a chic and laid back ambiance to soothe the senses and do away with the week’s tension, with a fresh craft beer from its microbrewery. Located in the heart of Bangalore, Barleyz – The Brew House is the perfect spot to chill and taste the impressive list of delicacies from their international menu. Highlights from their menu include the rich porter and the crisp tasting blonde ale, all unique to the brewhouse.
Address: Above Pantaloons 80 Ft Road, Opp Oasis Mall, 2/3, 100 Feet Rd, Koramangala, Bengaluru, +91 80675 69999

Arbor Brewing Company

A spacious and elegant quarter consisting of a wooden interiors with hints of green all over the cushions and wallpapers, Arbor Brewing Company has a fresh and natural air. Long tables and the grand microbreweries right in front of the serving tables makes the whole craft beer experience very exciting. Must-try beers include the Raging Elephant IPA with its characteristic citrus notes, and the malty Euchre Pilsner.
Price: Mid-range
Opening Hours: 12:00 pm – 12:30 am
Watch out for: Honey Lavender Ale
Address: 8, 3rd Floor, Allied Grande Plaza, Magrath Road, Ashok Nagar, Allied Grand Plaza, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, +91 80501 44477