Craft beer in Saigon is an unstoppable trend of drinking. In recent years, Saigoneses are getting used of craft beer brands such as Bia Craft, Pasteur Street, East West, etc. All the recipes in the menu are the successful results of audacious experiments. It is the beauty in eyes of beer holders.
You can’t buy happiness, but in Saigon, you can buy beer, and that’s kind of the same thing.
Bia Craft/Artisan Ales – 1 Lê Ngô Cát, District 3
Open and warm space in the centre of district 3. They have indoor and outdoor areas for patrons. Menu is a variety of dishes and beers. Interestingly, they name their success with very funny Vietnamese names (e.g. Stupid but Stubborn, Short but Arrogant, Serves You Right). Top of the craft beer in Saigon list.
East West Brewing Co. – 181-185 Lý Tự Trọng, District 1
This microbrewery is great for various purposes, no matter if you want a romantic dinner or chill out until midnight. They has space for smoking area. If you hangout with a group, you’d better order a set of different craft beer and taste all of it. Tips: Highly recommend to taste IPA (India Pale Ale), the must-try of East West Brewing Co.
Pasteur Street Brewing Co. – 144 Pasteur, Disctrict 1
Superb beer quality. The space seems small, but actually not. Cold beers, nice snacks and lovely staffs. You should ask the staff to consult a set of beer by describing your style or your mood of the day. One plus point is that the walls of alley are impressive with Vietnamese typography.
Rehab Station – 27/6 Nguyễn Bỉnh Khiêm, District 1
The station is locating in a small alley with quiet atmosphere. I was impressed by the staff who could be beer experts, they spilled me great recommendation of beer selection. In terms of food, they serve delicious appetizer, main dishes and dessert which compliments beer.
Those are our recommendations for top craft beer in Saigon. If you are interested in chilling with spectacular view, read our article of Top 3 rooftop bars.
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