Through the years, the craft beer revolution has been taking hold in more countries across the globe, with microbreweries popping up on every continent. There is consumer demand and a growing passion for craft brewing. Although joining the global party a little too late, the Philippines is catching up quick! There are more and more pubs and bars now that opt to fill their fridge with American and European style beers. Cheers to these pioneering brewers around the Metro! Let’s check it out!

Katipunan Craft Ales

This is one of the first craft beer breweries to launch in Manila back in 2012.Their flagship beer, India Pale Ale, is available in dozens of restaurants and bars in the city. They recently introduced Three Hops and a HOP IPA, which are popular among fans of American IPAs.

Craftpoint Brewing Co.

An independent brewery making unconventional craft beer. Always up for a challenge to experiment as they produce quality brews such as Liberation Pale Ale and Summer Sessions.

Joe’s Brew

A homegrown craft beer brand producing a solid range of quality beers including Fish Rider Pale Ale, Sierra Madre Wheat Ale, Soothsayer Pale Ale and the new 34th Pursuit IPA among others.

Nipa Brew

What started at home ended up being an adventure. Launched in 2015 with their flagship beer, Tropic Haze, instantly became a hit and the company never stopped expanding and experimenting with flavors. The brewery today is producing a great range of beers like Sun Stoked Blonde Ale and Midnight Blur Porter to name a few.

Pedro Brewcrafters

They offer a great range of craft beer, from citrusy, aromatic, to subtle coffee flavors. These all can be enjoyed in different parts of the city, even in the provinces.

The Brewery

This hotspot, with a 400-seat bar and restaurant adjoining its brew house, guarantees in serving the freshest brew in the Metro.

Juan Brew

This joint makes quality beer and also supplying local home brewers and smaller craft brewers with ingredients, equipment, and brewing kits. They aim to share their passion to others and get everyone involved in brewing.

Crow’s Craft Brewing & Distilling Co.

They provide consumer with a great range of high-quality craft beer in limited batches in order to control brew excellence with no compromise on the use of fresh years, hops, barley and water. Also distills a high-quality gin.

Do you know any craft beer microbreweries around? Let us know so we can add them to this list! Cheers!