India. Lounge review: White Owl beer keggers, Mumbai

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To bring the kegger home, it’s mandatory to have a one-day liquor permit from the excise department.
For the first time in India, beer enthusiasts in Mumbai can bring craft beer home in handy five-litre keggers, courtesy the White Owl brewery in Lower Parel. (more…)

India. Kaama looks to double sales of craft beer Witlinger

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After its trial run since 2014 in the Delhi market, Kaama Impex Private is all set to double the sales of its craft beer Witlinger in the country with a big marketing strategy planned for the current and next financial years (FY). (more…)

Thailand. Loosen up! Time to change strict booze laws

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One evening at a bar in Myanmar, a bartender hands me a glass of local beer he nicely pours out of the tap. “Myanmar has a number of local beers and drinks you can enjoy. It is actually a kind of exploration. You can try various beers until finding the one you like the most. How about Thailand, sir?”. (more…)

India. Microbrewery Gateway looks to raise $3 mn

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The two-year-old start-up will utilise the capital to start its bottling operations for distribution of their beer across the country.


Gateway Brewing Co., Mumbai’s first microbrewery,is in advanced talks with investors to raise around $3 million in its Series A round, co-founder Naveen Mittal said. (more…)

Thai craft beer comes of age

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30296405-01_bigPhuket-based Full Moon Brewworks grabs an international prize

It’s mission accomplished for Thai craft-beer pioneer Full Moon Brewworks, which after years of hard work snatched the gold medal at the recent World Beer Awards in London. Now it’s ready to take on the world with its new brew, Chatri IPA. (more…)

India. Cheers to fruit beers!

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Microbreweries are pushing the envelope when it comes to developing unique flavoured brews — experimenting with fruits such as jackfruit and kiwi. (more…)

Chinese craft beer

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Wealthy representatives of “New China” ever more frequently prefer to buy a bottle or two of special quality beer and background ignoring the mainstream product. In truth, many Chinese think that only import beer can be qualitative and can outline their status. But as many other countries’ experience shows the fast popularity growth of import beer is a precondition for the craft segment and small brewing development. (more…)