The Philippines

Kamusta and welcome to CraftBeerAsia’s Philippines section. We’re building a directory of craft breweries, brewpubs, taphouses, and other businesses; a listing of news and upcoming events; as well as a catalog of articles, reviews, previews, and interviews by our writers as well as links to external sites.

In short, we want to be EVERYTHING craft beer in The Philippines, all in English.

Navigate our menu at the top, or click the links below for resources.

Craft Beer Directory: Philippines

News and Events (coming soon)

Our Articles

Anne’s Adventure at Brewfest MNL 2016 by Anne Paye (March 1, 2016)

A Six-Pack of Craft Beer Venues in Manila, Philippines (Nov 24, 2015)

Craft Beer Asia goes to Manila (May 28, 2015)

Cebu City: Lechon, Sunshine & Craft Beer! (Nov 18, 2014)

Manila’s First Craft Beer Festival – Cerveza 2014 by Anne Paye (March 18, 2014)

2011 Philippine Craft Beer Tour (January 31, 2013)

Beer Blogs from The Philippines

Beerman Philippines | Your Guide to Beer in The Philippines by Francis Panuncialman

Misshapen Identity by Con-Con San Antonio

Books, Bites, Brews

Beer Lover in Manila

Eye on Wine

Articles Written on Craft Beer in The Philippines

Craft Beers in the Philippines from Travel UP – Travel-Up – updated August 2017

6 Local Craft Brewers That Are Changing the Drinking Scene in the Philippines – When in Manilaby Mark Cezar Sucgang (October 2, 2015)

Where the Beers Are: Philippine Beer Scene, Then and Now: One Foreigners Experience

Katipunan Craft Ales: Revolutionizing Philippine Beer by When in Manila

Homegrown.PH: The Philippine Craft Beer Revolution – Battling Against Brewery Giants

En-Route Article on Global Beer Exchange’s – The Bottle Shop

 

Homebrewing

Juan Brew: Online brewing supply store featuring the largest selection of equipment and ingredients in The Philippines.

Manila Home Brew Supplies

 

 

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      1. Do you know the Phone number of manila homebrew? because the number that was in their website seems not working

    1. Hi jj,

      We are an authorized distributor of,
      Home brew kits and supplies,
      Throughout the Philippines.

      The kits we sell produce 19 types of
      Of beers from around the world,

      These kits are of the highest quality,

      And yeild 23 litres of beer per batch !

      For details on how to order, or to be
      an agent

      Simply contact :
      Ph: 0977 603 2657
      bumblebee@homebrew.com.ph

      Regards,
      Bumblebee

  1. hi I’m new in homebrewing and I know the basics, but my main problem is where to buy hops? I tried every local stores here in laguna but no luck. so please help me?? I would really appreciate it.

    1. Manila Home Brew in Makati has a few types of hops to chose from. Please contact me, I am just starting to home brew also. I live in Dasmarinas, Cavite. Let’s compare notes! 0905-210-0862

  2. is there someone who knows the contact number of manila homebrew? seems that the number from their website is not working

  3. how many would like me to buy the 5 gallon kits and recipes from San Diego, CA? America’s unofficial microbrewery capital with 90 microbreweries in one metro. Message me at mannierey@yahoo.com . Also, I’m looking for biz partners to open a competitive and justifiable priced home brewing supplies in Luzon. Entry point could be in the $4,000 range up to 5 partners. With that we can open a NANO BREWPUB by the metro area. Message me!

  4. Australian commercially trained brewer with Qualifications from the IBD in London, 25 years homebrewing experience and 4 years commercial experience including Production Manager, wondering if there are any employment opportunities anywhere in the Philippines for someone like me? Currenly in Tarlac Luzon on extended holiday visa. Any insights into the Industry here would be greatly appreciated, regards Greg

  5. What is your phone number? I’m California based but in the process of starting a nano brew pub in one of the islands. I’ll call you.

    Mannie

    1. Mannie, message sent to your email address as mentioned above in your post of Dec 6th 2014 (assuming there is only one mannie currently scanning this site from Cali. USA!) regards greg

  6. Hi, would you know if there are any beer brewing lessons available in Manila or perhaps the whole of Philippines somewhat like what Korea Craft Brewery is doing…

    BTW 404 error for the Manila Home Brew website.

    Cheers!

  7. You can also buy a beer tower at goods.ph. I bought mine a year ago and it’s still usable. Their beer tower can accommodate 2.5L of beer. I bought it because I’m about to start a mini restobar here in pasig.

  8. Does anyone know the process of applying for a nano/micro brewery in the Philippines? Thanks. You can also text, viber or call me at 6198082408.

  9. I am the founder of a craft cidery in Canada (www.bulwarkcider.com). I will be in Manila Nov 30th to Dec 4th and would like to take this opportunity to meet with potential importers. Suggestions of reputable importers of craft beers and ciders would be greatly appreciated.

  10. German master brewer, uni educated, 40 years experience overseas, influenced by belgian beers and a lover of ales, retiring from commercial brewing, resident of the philippines, is wondering if there is something to do for him in the philippines

  11. German master brewer, uni educated, 40 years experience in commercial brewing world wide, belgian inspired and ale loving, resident of the philippines, retire from commercial brewing and wondering about what to do in the philippines.

    1. That’s some great brewing experience! Would love to try your brews if your brewing here 🙂 How about having a student maybe? hehe joke.

    2. We are TLI Group of companies and active in the Craft Beer industry for many years. We are a brand management organization in the Philppines and under our trading operations we hold about 25 different craft beer SKU’s .We are very much interested to start up a dialogue with you and to see if we can benefit each other.

      1. Weekend at The Greenery with its 16-tap draft system is now open to serve you!
        https://www.facebook.com/TheWeekendPh/

        Turning Wheels Training Wheels Golden Ale
        Turning Wheels Rippin Red Ale
        Turning Wheels Mountain Kine IPA
        Turning Wheels Backbone Double IPA
        Turning Wheels Singlespeed Imperial Stout (Nitro)
        Stone Brewery Ruination Double IPA 2.0
        Stone Brewery Ruinten Triple IPA
        Crazy Carabao Tuff Tuko Pale Ale (Arriving tomorrow)
        Crazy Carabao Exit Wounds IPA (Arriving tomorrow)

        Soon on tap:
        Cebu Brewing Co. Amber
        Cebu Brewing Co. Philippine IPA
        Cebu Brewing Co. Double Philippine IPA

        Some craft beer in bottles also available:
        Joe’s Brew Fishrider Pale Ale
        Joe’s Brew Soothsayer IPA
        Joe’s Brew 24th Pursuit IPA
        Joe’s Brew Sunseeker Double IPA
        Lagunitas IPA

      2. Elton, not yet. Currently in Kenya to set up a new Craft Brewery after setting one up in Zurich/Swiss in June. Still looking for the right place in the Philippines. In 2018 I will come home, yes, I call the Philippines my home, our house is there for now nearly 25 years and my wife of 30 years is Pinay.

  12. hello looking for imported beer importers… also looking for samuel adams boston lagers, bluemoon, rogues and stones….

    1. We are TLI Group International Phils Inc. We are a brand management company and holding about 25 SKU’s on craft beers from Holland, Belgium, Sweden,Germany and USA. We are interested to move our bears fast in the Philippines and looking for distributors able to move them under our trading name. WE hold our own FDA license and import the beers ourselves. If any interest you can reach us at : don@tligrouphils.com

  13. Many of the links no longer work. The current ones for home brewing supplies no longer work.

    Where can I find home brewing supplies including malt?

  14. Hello! I’m a newbie brewer and I would like to learn things about brewing. Can anybody help me? Thank you!

  15. Excellent list. Things have been moving rapidly in the filipino craft beer scene the last two years or so. Mostly I have enjoyed the Cebruery’s beer. They have quite a few really nice ones and also they seem to be ding a better job of promoting and distributing their products than most of the others.

  16. Here is another one to add in the list:
    BELALE Belgian Craft Beer – location is in BF Homes Parañaque

  17. we would like to post some information on your site about our activities as importer and brand management organization in the Philippines for craft beers. We hold 6 to 8 new craft beer brands form all over teh world which we will bring in to the Philippines with over 25 different SKU’s. Kindly let us know what procedures we need to follow.

  18. 35 different high end crafted imported beers from top breweries from the Netherlands,Sweden,Belgium,USA and France in our platform.All award winners and with a great history of brewing craft beers. We import and distribute the beers all over the Philippines and looking for partners willing to assist us in local distribution. We also export local Philippine crafted beers into our Asian network and if you feel your production is under capacity contact us to discuss the opportunities. Contact us at : TLI Group Int Inc, Limay-Bataan. 047-6339171- 09128660220

  19. Dear Craft Beer Asia:
    My name is Ronald Marinello and I am the Sales Manager/Managing Partner for ACT Logistics in Las Pinas, Metro Manila. I was inquiring to see if you’re in need of assistance importing/exporting products in & out of the Philippines. I guarantee we have the best available quotes and offer an “ALL IN BID”. If you would like further information regarding our Company profile, Standard Rates and Trucking Rates, please contact me via email ron@actlogisticsph.com or phone 0927-524-1933. Looking forward to talking to you soon.

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