From as far south as Palawan and as far north as Sagada, Mountain Province, we’ve lined up a stunning array of the very best Philippines-based micro-breweries, plus some of the best imported craft beer brands, just for you, all in one place, at one time in one incredible venue. This list is subject to change, of course, but right now we’d say it’s looking very tasty indeed. Click on each brewery to read more.
The Crazy Carabao Brewing Company
Santa Rosa, Laguna
Since it began operations in early 2015, the Crazy Carabao Brewing Company has been turning heads in the local craft beer scene with its four super delicious offerings produced at its state of the art micro- brewery, based in Sta. Rosa, Laguna, just south of Manila.
With the belief that life is too short for the usual, this highly motivated team of Makati based young Filipino brewers has one goal in mind; take the typical beer drinker out of their comfort zone, leaving the boring behind and setting off on a craft beer adventure.
The Bottle Shop/Global Beer Exchange
Here’s your chance to try some imported liquid gold. The Bottle Shop/Global Beer Exchange specializes in the import of craft beers from the United States, Canada, Belgium, Scotland and Japan. A huge hit in Manila, many credit this group with starting the craft beer craze in the Philippines.
“Hey Joe, you like craft beer?” As a matter of fact we do…A LOT! And if you like some complex and just downright intriguing craft beer varieties, then this Manila based craft brewery is just for you. From Fish Rider Pale Ale Sierra Madre Wheat Ale, Soothsayer Pale Ale and more, Joe is brewing up some serious hooch.
The Philippines first and only solar powered brewery, Juan Brew produces four distinctive and full bodies hand crafted beers in their Paranaque facility. This team of young entrepreneurs is setting the example for the integration of green energy in the brewing industry and to prove that drinking beer IS good for the environment!
Alamat Craft Brew
With its Philippine folklore themed creations, Alamat Craft Brew reminds us of the great brewing traditions in these islands that go back centuries. With an eye on the past, and firmly planted in the cutting edge present, this wide range of craft beers will have you coming back for more, and more.
Pinatubo Craft Beer
The micro-brewery that started it all in Angeles City, the very first craft brewery in the central Luzon region. Pinatubo Craft Beer’s 7 offerings are unique in the Philippine craft beer scene in that they are all made to exacting German Purity law.
The Laughing Carabao Brewery
The pride of our neighboring province Tarlac, the Laughing Carabao is one of the country’s newest craft breweries. Using Tarlac's finest produce combined with imported ingredients, the Laughing Carabao’s craft brews offer a completely unique taste of the north. Proudly Tarlac, Proudly Pinoy. And definitely full of laughter and good times.
Sagada, Mt. Province
From magical Sagada, land of pine covered forests, ancient Igorot culture, clean water and fresh Cordillera mountain air comes a line of hand crafted beers that will instantly whisk you away to beautiful Mountain Province. Cerveza Sagada; the name alone gives us goosebumps.
San Fernando, Pampanga
The only craft brewery in San Fernando, Pampanga, Bulul is a newcomer to the Pinoy craft beer scene. These enterprising brewers are out to create very drinkable brews, combining unique flavors and time honored recipes. Their Vanilla Bourbon beer has really turned some heads. Their upcoming creations promise even more special treats.
Turning Wheels Craft Brewery
Cebu’s very first craft brewery produces several mind blowing Ales and IPA’s that literally burst with flavor and pack a serious punch. This is the art of hand crafted beer at its very finest, made with super fine attention to detail and to the highest standards. No wonder beer connoisseurs absolutely rave about Turning Wheels craft beer.
Palaweno Craft Brewery
Puerto Princesa, Palawan
The first craft brewery in Palawan, this all-female brewery epitomizes everything great about craft beer. Their line of specialty craft beers are carefully prepared with ingredients hailing locally and from all corners of the world. "Ayahay" means relaxed. Aptly so, Palaweño Brewery's signature beers set the cool pace in any occasion. Enjoy a bottle and relax... "Ayahay"!