The People Behind The Pints – Meet The Craft Breweries of Hong Kong

What's been going on in Hong Kong, you might ask? Well, if you're talking about beer - 11 breweries have come into being in just under 2 years! Written by Jonathan So, guest writer for Craft Beer Asia. Based in Hong Kong, he is the founder of Beertopia, the city’s largest craft beer festival, which …

Interview with Bryan Do – Founder, The Hand and Malt Brewing Company, Korea

Craftbeerasia: How did craft brewing take root for Korea - given that big breweries like Hite-Jinro, Oriental Brewery and Lotte Liquor have dominated the landscape for many years? Bryan: Craft beer really started in 2001 when the government eased entry for brew pubs in Korea before the 2002 World Cup. Dozens if not hundreds of …