Here is our list of breweries in Beijing. Beijing is the capital of China (although not its biggest city- that’s Shanghai!). It has some great breweries that will quench any craft beer lovers thirst.

Beijing is the cultural hub of China with its royal architecture such the Forbidden City and it hutong lanes with traditional courtyard houses. It is a wonderful city with so much to explore.

So what better way to wind down after taking in some culture than having a glass…or 3 of of the some good Chinese craft beer. Here are you choices in Beijing.

List Of Breweries in Beijing
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List of Breweries in Beijing

–> Beersmith Gastropub

Beer Smith Brewery- Bejing Craft Beer

This is a brewery inside Hotel Jen Beijing. Has 12 beers on tap and you can see their copper tanks in the restaurant.

It has big screens and seems to be a ex-pat place for after work drinks. It has live bands and friendly staff. I can’t find out too much else about it. But it seems to have its admirers.

For more info you can check out Beersmith Gastropub on TripAdvisor.

Address: No. 1 Jianguomenwai Avenue | 1/F, Hotel Jen Beijing, Beijing 100004

Phone number: +86 10 8647 1098

Opening Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 – 2:00 | Friday/Saturday: 11:00 – 3:00

–> GREAT LEAP BREWERY (GLB)

List of Breweries In Beijing

Great Leap Brewing is a Beijing institution and internationally recognized brewery. Having medalled at the 2018 World Beer Cup.

It is one of China first craft breweries founded in 2010 (when there were only 20 craft breweries in the whole of China!).

They have 5 locations (4 Brewpubs). For more information regarding GLB you can visit their website by clicking here.

1. Great Leap Brewing #6 – The Original Brewpub

Address: Doujiao Hutong, Di’anmenwai Avenue, Dongcheng Dist, Beijing

Phone number: +86-010-6406-0510

Opening Hours: SUN-THU 12:00-23:00 | FRI-SAT 12:00-00:00

2. Great Leap Brewing #12

Address: Room 101, Ziming Mansion, B12 Xinzhong Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing

Phone number: +86-010-6417-0018

Opening Hours: SUN-THU 12:00-23:00 | FRI-SAT 12:00-00:00

3. Great Leap Brewing # 45

Address: #45-1 Xinyuan Street Chaoyang District, Beijing

Phone number: +86-010-5947-6984

Opening Hours: SUN-THU 11:00-01:00 | FRI-SAT 11:00-02:00

4. Great Leap Brewing

Address: Rm103, Nuo Center A2 Jiangtai Road Chaoyang District, Beijing

Phone number: +86-010-6434-7221

Opening Hours: SUN-THU 11:00-1:00 | FRI-SAT 11:00-2:00

–> Lark Brewpub

Larks Brewery Beijing

It is hard to find if you can’t read Chinese because there is no English sign. It’s a small bar next to Exit B of subway station Beixinqiao.

Has an interesting selection of beer from a Barley wine, smoked porter to something called an Apple Ale (cider?)

I don’t have a website for them but only some information in Chinese here.

If anyone has experience of Larks please leave a comment at the bottom of the page please 🙂

Address: 67 Beixinqiao Toutiao, Dongcheng district 北京东城区北新桥头条67号

Phone number: +86 139 1130 2258

–> NBEER PUB

List of Beijing

This the flagship bar of NBeer an all-Chinese craft brewery. They have a big range of beers from sours, lagers through to stouts.

If you are only to try one beer then it might just be the Beijing Gose Modern. It is a sour wheat brewed with coriander seeds, salt and star anise.

To visit their website please click here.

Address: Huguo Xintiandi, 85 Huguosi Lu护国寺路85号护国新天地一层

Phone number: +86-010-8328-8823

Opening Hours: 15:00 – 2:00

–> Panda Brew

Panda Brew- Chiese Craft Brewery

There isn’t a wide variety of their beers for sale at their brewpub. However, you can also try their whiskey too so there’s that.

If you have spent anytime in China you’ve probably seen their beer in a supermarket or two with their distinctive Panda branding.

Maybe not the best known Chinese craft brewery but they are successful and one of the larger craft breweries.

They have no official website that I can find but they link JD.com where you can buy their beer online. Which you can do so by clicking here.

Panda Brew (Brewpub – Production Brewery Elsewhere)

Address: Dongsi N St, Dongzhimen, Dongcheng, Beijing, China

–> Slow Boat Brewery

List of Breweries In Beijing - Slow Boat Brewery

The brewery’s name comes from the song “Slow Boat to China” written by Frank Loesser in the late 1940’s. Slow Boat is one of the oldest craft breweries in China founded in 2011.

Two friends who had a love for craft beer decided to turn their appreciation into a business to bring North American Brewing styles to China, whilst still creating uniquely Chinese Beers.

For more information you can visit their website by clicking here.

They have 2 locations right now with a 3rd on the way.

SLOW BOAT SANLITUN BREWPUB

Address: 6 Nan Sanlitun Lu (South Sanlitun Road 南三里屯路6号

Phone number: +86 10 6592 5388

SLOW BOAT DENGSHIKOU TAPROOM

Address: 157 DONGSI NAN DAJIE (SOUTH DONGSI STREET) 东四南大街157号

Phone number: +86 13521883051

COMING SOON: SLOW BOAT MAIZIDIAN TAPROOM

Address: 78 MAIZIDIAN JIE (MAIZIDIAN STREET) 麦子店街78号

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