A microbrewery is a brewery that operates on a much smaller scale than the large-scale corporate breweries and produces only a small amount of beer, to emphasis their quality, flavor and brewing technique. Sounds good to us – what’s there not to like?
Here’s our round up of the 8 best and most authentic microbreweries in Singapore:
Red Dot Brewhouse
Claimed to be Singapore’s first locally owned, independent commercial microbrewery, RedDot has been in Singapore since 2007, serving unfiltered and unprocessed beer that retain all the yeast nutrients and original aroma expected in a freshly brewed beer.
33/34 Boat Quay, Singapore 049823 Tel: 6535 4500
Blk 25A Dempsey Road #01-01, Singapore 249679 Tel: 6475 0500
When was the last time you had Czech beer? Check out this premier Czech microbrewery in Singapore serving craft beer for discerning beer enthusiasts like you.
180 Albert Street, Singapore 189971 Tel: 9666 5791
Come here for freshly brewed craft beers of European heritage all true to authentic recipes and brewing methods, some centuries old. Signature brews include the 33.1 Blond Lager, 33.2 Pale Ale, 33.3 Stout, 33.4 House Porter and 33.9 Wheat Beer. Not to mention the stunning views of the city skyline below you from the 33rd Level of the building – an experience in itself.
Level 33, Marina Bay Financial Tower 1, 8 Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018981 Tel: 6834 3133
The house-brewed beer at this Thai-German brewery boasts authentic Thai cuisine and three signature beers – the Lager (5% alcohol), Weizen (5.5% alcohol) and Dunkel (also known as the Black Beer, with 4.5% alcohol). All brewed under close supervision of their Bavarian Brewmaster, the beers are made from high quality ingredients from Germany, resulting in the smoothest and finest tasting beer.
Blk 26 Dempsey Road #01-01, Singapore 249686 Tel: 6476 6742
The Pump Room
Popularly touted as Clarke Quay’s one and only microbrewery + club + bistro, The Pump Room is where you go for great music, while savouring great beers and Aussie-inspired cuisine – it’s the ultimate partying destination. The Pump Room’s brewery is located onsite at The Pump Room @ Clarke Quay and all their beers are unfiltered and unpasturised without any added chemicals or flavourings. Every glass of beer here promises to be 100% natural, fresh and flavourful!
3B River Valley Road, #01-09/10, The Foundry Clarke Quay, Singapore 179021 Tel: 6334 2628
This award-winning microbrewery has been a long-stay resident of the touristy Clarke Quay area, and is Singapore’s oldest and largest microbrewery, serving American style food and a full range of premium beers handcrafted on-site from the 10 hl microbrewery attached to the restaurant. Their signature beers include the India Pale Ale, the Oatmeal Stout (with rich notes of chocolate and coffee) and their classic Golden Ale, among others. Want to try it all? Go for their Beer Sampler! www.brewerkz.com
Several locations island wide.
All Paulaner beers offered in the brewhouse are brewed on site in unadulterated form according to the German purity law of 1516. Whether light or dark, their beers are always tapped fresh and with lots of fizz. Special beers are offered 2-3 times a year on a seasonal basis, and are also brewed internally for guests to see. Sign up for an expert guided tour of the brewery by Paulaner’s very own brewmaster, before settling down to enjoy the beers for yourself.
9 Raffles Boulevard, #01-01 Millenia Walk, Singapore 039596 Tel: 6883 2572
The 1925 Microbrewery & Restaurant
Carouse on the ground floor and guzzle freshly brewed beer tapped straight from their 2,400 litre microbrewery. Their ‘Brew Vault’ houses many interesting signatures brews such as the Yellow Van Pale Ale, the Small Monster IPA and the Manuka Stout Limited Edition (6.8% ABV) – to name but just a few?
369 Jalan Besar, Singapore 208997 Tel: 6294 4915