Five Marbles: Singapore gastropub strives to be the fifth ingredient

Singaporeans are passionate about their food. Eating is so important to the city’s life, that even professional gourmand Anthony Bourdain dubbed it a “food-crazy culture”. At Five Marbles Craft Beer Restaurant, they’re also passionate about beer. Beer and food together? So far, so standard, I hear you say. What makes Five Marbles stand out, however,Continue reading “Five Marbles: Singapore gastropub strives to be the fifth ingredient”

First BJCP Exam in Singapore

On the 5th of December 2015 – we had a first – a BJCP tasting exam conducted in Singapore. In the past, the best options available to us were to either take the exam in locations such as Hong Kong or Australia, but the Singapore Craft Brew Club and Neo Say Wee successfully coordinated withContinue reading “First BJCP Exam in Singapore”

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”

Event – Brewery Tour at The Pump Room Singapore

The Singapore Craft Brew Club strikes again… with yet another event for craft beer drinkers.  Brewery tours don’t happen too often in Singapore – but Hayman Tin from The Pump Room made time to host brewery tours and field questions about beers and brewing. We were also treated to a free flow of beer tillContinue reading “Event – Brewery Tour at The Pump Room Singapore”

TAP Craft Beer Bar – 20 taps flowing!

Craft Beer Asia stops over on the soft launch for TAP Craft Beer Bar – and talks to Beer Chief Roland Utama about the beery times past and yet to come! Roland’s been a prominent figure in local circles, from getting beers out to the masses through Thirsty, The Drinkery and now TAP. CraftBeerAsia: ShareContinue reading “TAP Craft Beer Bar – 20 taps flowing!”

Druggists – 23 Taps of Goodness in Singapore!

We make a date with Lincoln Goh and Corrine Chia, co-owners of the bar that’s been drawing beer geeks – DRUGGISTS! How did you guys get started out in distributing – and how did craft beer invade your lives?  Well, all of us(The Drinking Partners) lived overseas for a time and when we returned toContinue reading “Druggists – 23 Taps of Goodness in Singapore!”

Craft Beer Asia Experiences Singapore’s Brewpubs During Beerfest Asia 2013

Craft Beer Asia was privileged to attend Beerfest Asia in June of 2013. While we were not revelling at the festival site, we toured a few of Singapore’s brewpubs who are putting the Craft into Craft Beer and leading the way in Asia. Brewerkz at Riverside Point was a very North American Style brewpub offeringContinue reading “Craft Beer Asia Experiences Singapore’s Brewpubs During Beerfest Asia 2013”