10 Unique Craft Beer spots we found to get your fix around Singapore

We’re beer fanatics at heart. Obsessed might be a stronger word, but we’ll settle for that for now. 

The craft brewery movement has certainly taken off in Singapore. If you’re all about the flavor of craft beer, and like us, and have a passion for beer that borders on the obsessive, then this guide has been crafted just for you, cause we’ve found 10 some really unique spots around Singapore.

1. Orh Gao Taproom

Orh Gao Taproom

In a country where there is a strong culture of having a beer in the kopitiam, it’s not surprising that there are waves of craft beer bars opening up in prominent coffee shops around the island, just like Orh Gao Taproom.

‘Orh Gao’ or  ‘黑狗’ is a Kopitiam Hokkien moniker for Stouts. Celebrating our local coffee shop heritage, Orh Gao Taproom aspires to relive the heartwarming ‘kampung’ atmosphere and the neighbourly vibes. Starting and ending your day with a toast, Orh Gao transforms from a traditional lively coffee shop in the day to a cosy bar in the evening. Orh Gao Taproom offers an extensive menu of craft beers on taps and all-time local favourites. 

Web: www.orhgao.sg
Add: 10 Jalan Serene, Serene Centre #01-03, Singapore 258748

2. Little Island Brewery Co.

Little Island Brewery Co

This spot might be a little out of the way for non-East Siders, but the trip is definitely worth it, especially on a chill weekend evening. The 10,000 sq ft microbrewery serves a variety of craft beers that cater to local palates.

For more info:
Web: www.libc.co
Add: Block 6 Changi Village Road #01-01/02 Singapore 509907

 3. Druggists


They have been a second home to many since 2015. They have the wildest range of craft beers, Asian spirits & meads, natural wines, and cocktails. Once you step into Druggist, you will definitely be drawn to the display of 23 taps lining the wall beneath a massive chalkboard. 

For more info:
Add: 119 Tyrwhitt Rd, Singapore 207547

4. The Armoury

The Armoury

This place was previously an actual military armoury during Singapore’s early years which has been converted into this trendy hipsterish place at South Beach Towers. With 15 craft beer taps installed, and their specialty in steaks, you know you can get your craft beer fix over a good meal.

For more info:
Add: 36 beach road #01- 01 S189766

5. Nectars & Vine

Nectars & Vine

They call it one of the most popular hangouts in Serangoon and Kovan area. We love the casual vibes that go on inside, and the best part is their craft beers are actually quite affordable. 

If you love beers, and you happen to be in the hood, this is definitely a place you need to check out.

For more info:
Add: 752 Upper Serangoon Road Singapore 534623

6. Mikkeller Bar Singapore

Mikkeller Bar Singapore

This bar is located in a hawker stall (Yes! You read this right) at Chinatown Complex Food Centre. The bar's wide range of craft beer will be a perfect addition to the 260 food stalls and shops. Go support the local stalls at the hawker, and get yourself some craft beers after your meals.

For more info:
Add: Chinatown Complex 335 Smith Street Singapore 050335

7. Nickeldime Drafthouse

Nickeldime Drafthouse

Located in Novena, this is the first beer house in Singapore to offer 19 international craft beers on tap. Sourced from boutique breweries spanning USA, UK, Japan, Denmark, Germany & Belgium, these seasonal and limited edition brews are brought in a keg or two at a time and you will be assured of something different and exciting on tap every visit.

For more info:
Add: 275 Thomson Rd, #01-01, Regency 307645

8. The 1925 Brewing Co.

The 1925 Brewing Co.

Preserving history while embracing the future is exactly what The 1925 Brewing Co. is doing. Housed in a two storey shophouse in the quaint neighbourhood of Jalan Besar, four 600-litres beer tanks reside on the ground level behind the bar. They have very interesting range of craft beers that caught our attention when we first chanced upon them.

Some fun facts we learnt:
The names of their signature beers such as the Yellow Van, a pale ale, is derived from their grandfather’s yellow van which was used to transport the dry goods. The BLK 622, a dark ale, is derived from the block number 622 which their grandparents used to stay in.

For more info:
Add: 261 Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427515

9. Alchemist Beer Lab 

Alchemist Beer Lab

Run by the same team at Little Island Brewing Co. at Changi Village, they present an experimental mix of infused craft beer concoctions. An evolution of their locally-brewed craft beers, you now get to enjoy their expanded pre-batched beer and alcoholic cocktail concoctions from 20 copper taps. Embrace alchemy on your taste buds with a playful mix of locally sourced and global flavour influences. Tickle your fancy with beer cocktails, bespoke cocktails, and other exotic libatious experiments.

For more info:
Add: South Beach Avenue, 26 Beach Road, #B1-16 Singapore, Singapore 189768

10. Almost Famous

Almost Famous

The minimal, industrial-looking space here will provide you with a different experience. Alluding to the state of emptiness, this space focuses on providing clarity to the experience, which will warrant your undivided attention when you are having your next pint. 

There are 16 taps that rotate on occasion, which also means you will have plenty of opportunities to try out the different types of beers each time you are there.

For more info:
Add: CHIJMES, 30 Victoria St, #01-06, Singapore 187996 

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