The Art of Craft Beers

We scoured the whole town for microbreweries that take their craft beers seriously. These are our top picks.

We are still basking in the glow of the aftermath of Beerfest Asia Festival 2013 that was held over the weekend. Craft beers are not the poorer cousins of the wine, rather the depth and flavour of beer is as scintilating as wine and it comes in a cool and refreshing package. So to keep the beer guzzling spirit alive, H+L brings to you a list of the best microbreweries in town.

Red Dot Brewhouse

Local talent Ernest Ng started out concocting his own beers in his home and was a self-trained brewer. When her finally opened up his own brewhouse, he designed the set up of the brewing equipment that boasts a total brew capacity of 8000 litres. The beers here retain a unique aroma as the beers are delivered straight from the fermenter unfiltered.

25 Dempsey Rd

Jungle Beer

3 friends set about creating a jungle brew that’s characteristic of the tropics and this gave birth to Jungle Beer. Every batch of brew is a limited edition and some flavours boast a citrus lift of tropical fruits. Do try out their award-winning fruity brew, theTropical Wheat that has been infused with Mango and Orange. The intense cirtusy flavour of Brazillian Orange complements the ripe notes from the Mango making it a refreshing brew.

For a list of places that stock Jungle Beer, visit Jungle Beer.com

Tawandang Microbrewery

Spicy Thai food and freshly brewed German beer make the best recipe for a good night out. Voted the Best Thai German bar and restaurant in the world by Time Magazine, the quality of brew makes it hard to beat. Choose from three signature beers, the Lager, Weizen and Dunkel, brewed by professional Bavarian Brewmaster – Mr Jochen Neuhaus.

Blk 26, #01-01, Dempsey Road

Level33 Microbrewery

Located at the 33rd floor of the Marina Bay Financial Centre, the bar possess a commanding view of the Marina Bay enclave. Very much focused on brewing traditional heritage recipes in state of the art equipments by SALM & Co Gmbh, the site boasts 8000 kilograms of tanks and brew house kettles that are placed in full view of patrons. Favourites are the 33.1 Blond Lager, 33.2 Pale Ale, 33.3 Stout and 33.4 House Porter.

8 Marina Boulevard #33-01, Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 1

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