Among the earliest craft breweries in Hong Kong,helped to drive the city’s now-booming craft beer scene. Brewed in two facilities in Ap Lei Chau and Wong Chuk Hang, the product line includes classic craft styles as well as more contemporary varieties that use local flavours and ingredients – such as the widely acclaimed Cha Chaan Teng Gose, brewed with salted lime.
Based in Fo Tan,
Originally established in 1995 as the South China Brewing Company and re-branded toin 2003, this is the oldest craft brewery in Hong Kong. Beers with locally inspired names such as Dragon’s Back Pale Ale and Big Wave Bay IPA are part of the core range and are available year round, in bottles and on draught. Meanwhile, the New Territories series features limited edition special brews available only on draught at select outlets.
takes a different path to most when devising its beer recipes. The brand works closely with ‘heroes’ of Hong Kong’s beer industry – including beer geeks and the brand’s fans – to create brews based on their personalities, personal preferences or crazy ideas. The resulting brews have included such distinctive creations as Cereusly, a floral, zesty IPA, and the Hangry Donut Hopiscus Wheat, a hoppy wheat beer brewed with hibiscus.