Shenzhen Craft Beer Fest: Day One Photo Album and Tips

Day one of the third annual Shenzhen Craft Beer Fest is in the books, and day two is currently underway. If you haven’t gone yet: GO! This might literally be the best craft beer festival I’ve ever attended. Why? A full review will be up next week but for now there’s two main reasons: JoeContinue reading “Shenzhen Craft Beer Fest: Day One Photo Album and Tips”

The “Craft” in Craft Beer

Everyone, at some point in their alcoholic lives, would have wondered: Why is craft beer called craft beer? Surely, it shouldn’t have anything to do with facts and figures about how many billion litres it ships out a year, contrary to what the Brewers Association might think. Craft beer has always been complex blend ofContinue reading “The “Craft” in Craft Beer”

Homebrewing in Singapore

Singapore’s homebrewing scene has developed dramatically over recent years. With growing interest in the homebrew club, the launch of a dedicated homebrew store in the city, and leadership changes to the craft brew club – craft is hotter than ever. Let me introduce a few of the craft beer factions to you and also onContinue reading “Homebrewing in Singapore”

The Expats Guide to Beer in Thailand

A fantastic resource from MikeE’s Travels – The Expats Guide to Beer in Thailand. The article summarizes local beers, imported European Beers, imported craft beers as well as places to enjoy our favorite beverage. Also check out our updated Thailand Craft Beer Directory.

Magpie Brewing Class

Magpie Brewing offers homebrew class for 50,000won/class. All classes take place on Sundays, usually running from Fall to Spring (the Summer months are too hot for easy beer making). You have three choices on how extensive and expensive you want your experience to be. You can do a single class for 50,000won. You’ll learn theContinue reading “Magpie Brewing Class”

The Great Korean Beer Festival: Media Paran is Perfecting the Beer Festival

It was a gorgeous autumn evening at the War Memorial, under leaves the colors of roasted malt and well-crafted beer: amber, nut brown, blonde, and straw. The GKBF had all the fun of an amazing pub experience with live music, lots of fun people, and tons of food and beer. Last weekend’s Great Korean BeerContinue reading “The Great Korean Beer Festival: Media Paran is Perfecting the Beer Festival”

Taking the Plunge: Learning To Homebrew With Seoul Homebrew Shop

Have you ever had a moment where, after years of going back and forth, hemming and hawing, you finally take the plunge and do something you’ve always wanted to do? After years of curiosity, I took the plunge on a nice autumn afternoon last Sunday. With some initiative from my friend Rob Shelley, I wasContinue reading “Taking the Plunge: Learning To Homebrew With Seoul Homebrew Shop”

Home Brewing in Vietnam

by Jonathan Gharbi of BeerVN There are a hopeless group of beer enthusiasts in Vietnam who doesn’t drink industrial beer or satisfy themselves with a visit in one of the 40 local microbreweries that we have in Vietnam. People who just have to make it complicated by mixing several kinds of malt and hops with other ingredientsContinue reading “Home Brewing in Vietnam”

An Interview with Seoul’s Craft Beer “Pioneer” – Bill Miller

Article by Rob Shelley (Craft Beer Asia’s S. Korean Correspondent) Last Saturday I met with Bill Miller, a member of the Seoul Brew Club, at Craftworks Taphouse & Bistro. Bill has had an impact on the craft beer culture in Seoul by organizing beer festivals and sharing his recipes with local gastropubs. While waiting forContinue reading “An Interview with Seoul’s Craft Beer “Pioneer” – Bill Miller”

Seoul’s Craft Beer Fest 2013

– By Rob Shelley in Seoul The end of 2013 witnessed an important moment for craft beer in Seoul Food Week at COEX just wrapped up early this November, featuring a huge space for the food and restaurant industry to display and market their products to commercial buyers and regular customers, alike. However, the showContinue reading “Seoul’s Craft Beer Fest 2013”