International Beer Day 2023: 10 Indian Breweries You Must Visit!
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International Beer Day, celebrated on the first Friday of August, is a global observance that brings together beer enthusiasts to enjoy and appreciate the diverse world of craft brewing. In India, a country with a very bright up-and-coming craft beer scene, this day presents an excellent opportunity for beer lovers to visit, enjoy, and appreciate unique breweries.

From traditional lagers to innovative craft concoctions, India's beer landscape has undergone a remarkable transformation in recent years. With a growing number of passionate brewers and a rapidly expanding craft beer culture, India has become a destination that promises to delight the taste buds of beer aficionados and curious newcomers alike. Here are eight breweries across India that you must visit if you love the beverage.

Bira Taproom

Bira 91, one of the world's fastest-growing beer companies, opened its first Taproom at DLF CyberHub in Gurugram. After the launch of two award-winning Taprooms in Bengaluru, this is their third taproom overall and the first one in the Delhi-NCR region. The taproom has an impressive selection of 16 beers on tap, carefully crafted to satisfy every palate. The food menu, curated by renowned Chef Vicky Ratnani, offers a delectable array of dishes that perfectly complement the beer flavours. Additionally, the Taproom showcases an extensive variety of specialty cocktails curated exclusively by sommelier Magandeep Singh, offering classic and unique creations.

Address: Building 10-A, Ground Floor, DLF Cyber Hub, Cyber City Shop No. UGF/A, Unit 2G, Sector 24, Gurugram, Haryana 122002 

Price: ₹ 2,500 for two people

Doolally Taproom

Offering a great variety of 7 different craft beers, this place is vibrant, lively, and full of young people wanting to try out beer. Along with a great drinking experience, they also organise fun activities like quizzes and workshops for their patrons. Try out this unique place and fall in love with craft beers!

Address: C18-21 Dalia Industrial Estate, Near Fun Republic Road, Off New Link Rd., Veera Desai Industrial Estate, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053

Price: ₹ 2,500 for two people

Arbour Brewing Company

Located in the beer capital of India, Bengaluru in Karnataka, this brewery is the first American craft brewery in the country. The entire vibe of the place is very American, and it serves the same kind of beer and cocktails along with the popular pub food that you can enjoy along with beer. It is a very lively place, filled with beer enthusiasts at all times, and also has outdoor seating to enjoy the pleasant weather of the city.

Address: Allied Grand Plaza, 3rd, 8 Magrath Rd., Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560025

Price: ₹ 1,800 for two people 

Independence Brewing Company

Located in Pune, Thane, Mumbai, and Navi Mumbai, this place has captured the attention of beer enthusiasts due to its very special honey lavender kolsch beer. It is brewed with honey and is loved by the regulars as well as new customers here. This place also offers courses that beer enthusiasts can take to understand the entire process of brewing.

Address: Multiple branches in Pune, Thane, Mumbai, and Navi Mumbai 

Price: ₹ 2,500 for two people

Toit Brewpub

If you are a foodie and a beer lover, this place might be your heaven on earth. At Toit, you not only get the perfect handcrafted beer of your dreams, but the entire food menu is also amazing. It is known for its delicious wood-fired oven recipes that will leave you coming back again and again, not only for your favourite kind of beer but also for a delightful pizza experience. 

Address: Indiranagar, 100 Feet Rd., Near Drops Total Spirits, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560038 

Price: ₹ 2,500 for two people 

The Hoppery

Another place that is coming up for great breweries is Hyderabad. There are a lot of places that have come up with some amazing craft beer including this place. One of the most popular beer varieties is the hopnotch. The food here is world class and you would be filled to the brim - both with food and beer when you visit the place.

Address: Inside Durgam Cheruvu, Road no 46, Near Ambedkar University, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500033

Price: ₹2,000 for two people

The Biere Club

If having fresh beer made in small batches is your thing, then you need to visit this place as soon as possible. Another great place located in Bengaluru has a huge collection of traditional beer varieties. You are sure to have a good time here because the quality of the ingredients that they use to make their beer is top-notch, which makes the beverage smooth and fresh.

Address: 20/2, Vittal Mallya Rd., D' Souza Layout, Ashok Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001  

Price: ₹ 2,600 for two people


If you are in Delhi and you want to try amazing craft beer, Effingut is your spot! With 16 different kinds of craft beers and a delicious menu to complement that, this microbrewery also has a very pub vibe, with screenings of sports events being a regular at the place. So, visit Effingut on a match day for some chilled beer and good food with your buddies. 

Address: Ground Floor, GF 10, MGF Metropolitan Mall, Saket, New Delhi, Delhi 110017 

Price: ₹ 3,000 for two people 

Windmills Craftworks

Most of the places that we have listed here have the loud ambience of a pub. But if you want to enjoy your beer in silence, with just some good music and books, this place in Bengaluru can give you that. Known for their lovely jazz music and fine craft beer, do visit this place for a wholesome experience with your fellow beer aficionados.

Address: 6th Floor, 331, Road, 5B Rd., Whitefield, EPIP Zone, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066  

Price: ₹ 3,500 for two people 


A great ambience, good music and a large, unique collection of beers – what else do you need from a beer pub? This amazing place has the best sides to pair your beer with and is a cool place to hang out with your beer loving friends. If you are in Hyderabad, do visit this beer pub.  

Address: Besides Quadro living, Plot # 1026, Rd No. 45, CBI Colony, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500033

Price: ₹2,200 for two people