Craft Beer Directory: The Philippines

Updated September 19th, 2017 – but most info still from before October 31, 2015

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A special thanks to some other great online resources that we used to help fill out the directory:

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Craft Beer Philippines


Importers, Distributors, and Retailers

Craft Breweries

Taphouse, Pubs, and Restaurants

Homebrewing

Craft Beer Importers, Distributors and Retailers

Global Beer Exchange { Website | Facebook | Twitter }

Global Beer Exchange, headed by Craft Beer Guru, Jim Araneta is the leading craft beer importer in The Philippines. His brands include: Stone Brewing, Rogue Ales, Anderson Valley Brewing, Victory Brewing, Gordon Beirsch, Brewdog, Ballast Point, Kiuchi Brewery, Brewery Slaapmutske & Unibroue. GBEX also imports and distributes Hot Lips Soda. A list of establishments and retail outlets around The Philippines offering these fine products can be found here.

Global Beer Exchange operates The Bottle Shop which features the full portfolio of beers, spirits and sodas imported to The Philippines. Purchase to go, or relax and enjoy a few with local craft beer enthusiasts and converts. (The Bottle Shop, Tritan Ventures Bldg. Paseo de Magallanes Center, Located on SLEX Corner EDSA).

**The Bottle Shop recently opened a second location in BGC The Fort. Located at Net One Plaza (26th Street next to Champetre).

Follow Global Beer Exchange on Facebook to keep up to date on all events related to Craft Beer in Manila (and The Philippines).

Gilmore Wines & Spirits { Facebook } Our friend Mags’ business in the New Manila district of Quezon City. Mags offers a great selection of imported and local craft beers including Nogne Ø. 17 Gilmore Ave corner 1st Ave

Holgate Philippines { Facebook } Importing the Australian Craft Beer brand into The Philippines. Available on tap at multiple locations across Metro Manila and throughout The Philippines.

Craft Brewers in The Philippines

Katipunan Craft Beer (Manila) { Katipunan on Facebook } – One of the original craft breweries in Manila. Their flagship Indio Pale Ale is a local staple in many establishments in the Metro Manila area. Recently introduced Three Hops and a Hop IPA which stands up to many North American IPAs we have tried.

Craftpoint Brewing (Manila) { Craftpoint Brewing on Facebook } – One of the pioneering craft breweries in the Philippine craft beer scene. Always collaborating and producing quality brews such as Liberation Pale Ale and Summer Sessions.

Fat Pauly’s (Iligan City) { Fat Pauly’s on Facebook } – Available at select locations in Manila and other points throughout The Philippines. Fat Pauly’s pushes the limits by experimenting with new ingredients including rose petals, peppers etc.

Turning Wheels Craft Brewery (Cebu) { Turning Wheels on Facebook } – Cebu’s First Craft Brewery. Available on tap at Irie Gastropub in Cebu and in Manila at The Bottle Shop and The Perfect Pint. Distributed in the Metro Manila area by Global Beer Exchange. Turning Wheels is producing North American Style craft beers.

Baguio Craft Brewery (Baguio) {Facebook | Web } Brewing a wide range of products using some local ingredients. Check out their tasting room when visiting Philippine’s Summer Capital, Baguio City. Available in bottles, cans and draft.

The Cebruery (Cebu) {Facebook | Web } Recently opened in Cebu. Beers are distributed in the Metro Manila area by Global Beer Exchange. Both bottles and draft available. The People Power Pale Ale is in our minds one of the best pale ales brewed in Asia.

Joe’s Brew (Manila) { Joe’s Brew on Facebook } Producing several quality styles including Fish Rider Pale Ale,  Sierra Madre Wheat Ale and the new 34th Pursuit IPA.

Nipa Brew (Manila) { Facebook | Web} A recent addition to the craft beer scene. Currently distributing their flagship Wheat Ale: Tropic Haze.

Pedro Brewcrafters (Metro Manila) { Facebook | Web } We are excited about this new addition to the scene. On tap at Smoky Bastard in Century Mall’s ‘Hole in the Wall’ and other locations around Metro Manila. Bottles also available at select retailers and pubs/restos.

The Brewery (Metro Manila) { The Brewery on Facebook } The newest craft beer hotspot in Metro Manila. Featuring a 400 seat bar and restaurant. In-house brewed beers. Located in BGC The Fort in The Palace. 9th avenue @ 36th Street in Uptown Bonifacio.

Juan Brew (Metro Manila) { Facebook | Web } Currently supplying local home brewers and craft brewers with ingredients and supplies. Juan Brew is an Eco Friendly brewery that will be powered by solar.

Bogs Brew (Bacolod) { Facebook | Instagram } – Located in the land of sugarcane, Felix “Bogs” Hagad started BogsBrew after a successful stint at homebrewing. Using local ingredients such as honey, sugar and lemongrass, Bogs has crafted a truly unique craft beer. BogsBrew is distributed throughout the Philippines including the Metro Manila area. Check out our brother’s, Suds Craft’s, piece here.

Illusion Brewing (Bacolod) { Illusion Brewing on Facebook } A new addition to the Bacolod brewing scene.

Palaweño Brewing (Palawan) { Facebook | Web } Brewing a number of styles in the Eco Tourism capital of SE Asia, Palawan. Beers are also available in the Metro Manila area at places such as The Bottle Shop.

Crows Craft Brewing (Metro Manila) { Crows Craft Brewing on Facebook } A small batch brewer that pushes the limits on extreme beers. Catch Crow’s at special events at The Bottle Shop throughout the year and draft pouring at Pintxos in Alabang.

Pivo Praha (Metro Manila) { Pivo Praha on Facebook } – Located in Makati near City Hall, Pivo’s beers are brewed on premise at Bravo Restaurant. I thoroughly enjoy their Weizen which to me is the perfect beer to enjoy on a hot tropical afternoon.

GPoint (Manila, Brewery/Pub) { Facebook | Web } – A fun bar catering to foreigners located in the Malate area of Manila. GPoint brews beers in their microbrewery in Tagaytay and serves their beers at multiple locations around Metro Manila including Burgers & Brewskies and their own bar in Malate.

Great Islands Craft Brewery (Metro Manila) { Great Islands on Facebook } – Great Islands Craft Brewing spent a long time in development stage but are now currently brewing commercially in Imus, Cavite. Their initial brew is Pearl of the Orient Pale Ale, which is available in bottles and on draft at select locations around Metro Manila including The Belle & Dragon and Alchemy Bar in Makati. Check out our brother’s, Suds Craft’s, piece here.

Pinatubo Craft Beer (Angeles City) { Facebook | Web } The First Craft Beer Microbrewery in Angeles City. Brewed by Germans in Angeles City.

Crazy Carabao Brewing (Tagaytay) { Facebook | Web | Instagram } Crazy Carabao Brewing Co. is established in Sta Rosa, Laguna and will specialize in delivering the freshest and finest boutique beer in the Philippines. Craft Beer Asia sampled all their beers recently in Manila and quite impressed with flavor profiles and labeling/marketing of products.

Bulul Brewery (San Fernando, Pampanga) { Facebook }

Sikatuna Craft Brewery  { Facebook }

The Professor’s Brew (Quezon City) { Facebook }

Engkanto { Facebook | Web | Instagram | Twitter }

63 North Brewing (Manila) { Facebook | Instagram }

Baler Brewing Co (Aurora) { Facebook }

Blackwhite Craft Brewing (Batangas) { Facebook }

Jeepney Brewing Company (Makati) { Facebook }

Monkey Eagle Brewery (Makati) { Facebook } (Barangay Maitim II West Cavite, Tagaytay City, Philippines)

Black Hart Brewery (Zamboanguita) { Facebook }

Desert Fathers Brewery { Facebook }

 

Craft Beer & Import Beer Bars/Restaurants

Big Bad Wolf  (BGC The Fort) { Facebook | Twitter } Located at Burgos Circle. Local craft beers on tap plus bottles. Also a selection of imported craft beer by the bottle.

Irie Gastropubliko (Cebu) { Facebook } Featuring Turning Wheels Craft Beer and The Cebruery as well as bottles of various craft beer from The Philippines and North America.

The Perfect Pint (BGC The Fort) { Facebook | Web | Instagram } Located in front of MC Home Depot. The Perfect Pint features local craft ales on tap and in bottles paired with traditional and new world Filipino food. Two taps rotate between house ales.

Burgers & Brewskies (Manila) { Facebook } Two location including Burgos Circle in The Fort. Local and imported craft beer by bottles and draft. Gourmet Burgers and craft beer are a great combination.

Smoky Bastard (Manila) { Random Blog | Yelp ] Located in the upscale “Hole in the Wall” food court at Century Mall in Makati. On tap selections include Katipunan Ales and experimental ales from the soon to open Pedro Brewing. Bottle selections from various local craft breweries and Gordon Biersch.

Black Olive Cerveceria { Facebook } A beer garden and Mediterranean Restaurant in Manila.

Brotzeit { Web | Facebook } A German style beer bar/restaurant located in Shangri-La Plaza. Brotziet serves a wide selection of Paulaner Beers on tap and authentic Bavarian Cuisine.

Draft Gastropub { Facebook } European specialty beers on tap and great food to go with. Five locations include Rockwell & Greenbelt in Makati and The Fort Strip in Fort Bonifacio Global City. Two newest locations are at Wil Tower Mall near ABS-CBN and in Alabang.

The Bottle Shop by Global Beer Exchange { Website | Facebook | Instagram } Jim Araneta’s latest hot spot featuring his full lineup of imported craft beers from North America, Australia, Japan and Europe. Hand crafted spirits and sodas also featured. Order food in from a neighboring establishment and enjoy the craft beer revolution. Locations at Magallanes and The Fort

Pivo RestoBar { Facebook | Random Blog } Large selection of imported specialty beers and craft beers. Unique menu items in a cozy setting.

Draft (by The Distillery Group) Multiple locations throughout Manila featuring European beers like Chimay and Hoegaarden (plus many others) on tap and in bottles.

Sugar Ray’s Sports Pub and Restaurant (Quezon City) { Facebook }

BBZ (Makati) { Facebook | Web | Twitter }  Rockwell Drive cor. Kalayaan Ave. Home of Monkey Eagle Craft Beer and other selections of craft beer on draft and bottles.

Brewery Gastropub (Iloilo City) { Facebook | Twitter }

Long Weekend Coffee (Marikina) { Facebook }

The PCK (Philippine Craft Kings) (Mail) { Facebook | Web | Instagram } Offering the best of local Philippine craft beers delivered to your door.

Home Brew Supplies

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

Manila Mashers Association: Online Facebook homebrewers group

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