Bar NewsBest Breweries in Mumbai
PUBLISHED : Jun 28, 2019 | 07:30:00 IST
A Brewery is where beer is freshly made and served to the patrons. By the ’80s, a few dieticians declared beer was more nutritious than bread, especially in a Neolithic diet. There are a lot of breweries in Mumbai that are brewing beers and adding flavors to the lives of the Beer Lovers!
Listing a few of the best breweries in Mumbai.
Thirsty City 127 is located at Lower Parel. It’s one of the finest Microbrewery in town. It was also the city’s first Brewery which was earlier called The Barking Deer. The best combination served here is “Happy”, An English-style citrusy but mildly glass flavor beer with the Mushroom Pate. Brewmaster Krutika Khanvilkar recommends Sex Pig and Kick-Ass as a must try! The beer pint here is @300 Rs.
Toit in Lower Parel (Todi Mills) is always on everybody’s preferred list as the bar has a spread-out space with natural light, outstanding bar food, and a laid-back retro vibe. Mostly the recommended beers to drink here are Dark Knight (Dry Stout), Blonde Ale, Belgium Witbier, Indian Pale Ale, Irish Red Ale. The beer pint here costs Rs.225
Gateway Taproom at BKC serves over 8 different styles of Beer. The famous combination of the “White Zen” which is made in a Bavarian Hefeweizen style and “Doppelganger” is made Dunkleweizen which is a cross between a German-style Dunkel and a Hefeweizen is mostly ordered by the patrons. White Zen, Four Hop IPA, Orange Wheat, Pilsner American Pale Ale and Cucumber Gose are a must try on their taps. The beer pint here costs @295 Rs.
Drifters Tap station at BKC serves Witbier which is a top-fermented white beer and sweeter than other beers. During the entire day, they have a massive list of 24 brews- all fermented fresh. The must try over here is Hitl(ag)er, a classically clear lager based on the Helles-style. They got Kokum Cider, Lavender IPA and Cream Stout on their taps for their patrons and here the pint of a beer costs @295 Rs.
IBC is brewing beers since 2014, its located in Andheri and they have introduced some of the finest bitter beers India has tasted. Brewmaster Shailendra Bisht recommends their agreeably hoppy and refreshing Marzen which was popular in Oktober Fest special but now is a mainstay by popular demand. IPA and Porter, Pilsner Sour Ale are some of the beers on their tap freshly brewed and served with Love! The beer pint here costs @ 280 Rs.
Doolally Taproom has 3 branches that are situated in Khar West, Andheri West and Kemps Corner in Mumbai. It stayed true to its 16th Century roots with the amber color and distinctly smoky taste derived from dried malted barley. Best brewed beers on their tap are Mango Cider, Belgium Witbier, Marzen, English Brown Ale, Brut IPA, Oatmeal Stout, and Smoke Porter. Rauchbier is recommended by the Brewmaster Oliver Schauf. The beer pint here is @300 Rs.
Brewbot is a microbrewery in Bandra and Andheri. Brewbot (Andheri) is the Andheri’s first microbrewery. Skywalker, which scores for being the best Kölsch in Mumbai — crisp, fruity and lightly carbonated, is a must try. It is a mild, pale and effervescent beer from Germany. Black Mamba, which is their stout is also highly recommended. They also have Apple Cider, Belgium Wit, Hefeweizen, Pale Ale, and an IPA. It also hosts stand-ups and live gigs for a hopping good time. Pints start @295 Rs.
Effingut has a lot of branches but all the beer on their taps come from their Head Branch brewery in Pune. They got Apple Cider, Hefeweizen, Dunkel Weizen, Flavoured Mead and Flavoured Saison on their taps. The must try over here is Saison de Thyme Citron with Avocado Toast. The beer pint costs @245Rs to 295Rs.
The Finch in Andheri can be as an all-rounder brewery as it is a microbrewery, Restobar, and a gigs venue also. They serve 2 beers which are completely organic which are “The Wizard of Wit” and “Belgium Witbier”. A must try starter here is Crispy Prawn Tempura. The beer pint here cost @330Rs.
Intermezze Brewery in Thane is a place where you get authentically brewed beer. Their Copper Lager is a must try and is recommended by the Master Brewer Sanjay Vyas. Moreover, their cider is also a must try cause of its authenticity and outstanding ingredients such as Kashmiri Apples and Champagne Yeast. The pint of a beer starts here @ 279 Rs.
Crafters Tap House in Powai is a brewery with a minimalist interior. Their freshly brewed beers are a delight for a beer lover. The chef’s special Roast chicken is good to go with the beers on their tap. Their Dark Lager with a dark and rich flavor is a must try. The beer pint here costs @250Rs.
It’s a Brewery and a nightclub which is a combination to appreciate. They serve freshly brewed Rice Blonde Ale which is popular among the patrons paired with a famous Goan shack style Butter Garlic Prawns. The beers brewed on their taps are Rye Ale, Red Ale, and stout and the beer pint costs @199Rs.