100+ Singapore Craft Beer Bars, Restaurants & Shops: A Comprehensive Guide & Map

It wasn’t that long ago when craft beer was an alien concept to this part of the world. My first Singapore craft beer event was a small fair in a function room in 2011. There were just a few distributors showcasing beers that I hadn’t tasted before, from India Pale Ales (IPAs) to Trappist beers.

Since then, the scene has grown massively. While it remains a small community that won’t make the commercial beer giants lose sleep any time soon, it’s spawned the Beerfest Asia festival and the iBrew homebrewing challenge. There have also been new craft beer bars, local microbreweries and imports practically every month. It’s an expensive hobby to keep up, so I decided to create something useful from this pastime – an omnibus list that answers the question, ‘Where are all the places to drink craft beer in Singapore?’

Instead of a post that highlights a few retail outlets, restaurants, and bars, here’s a census of the best Singapore craft beer spots that I have visited, grouped according to location with the nearest public transport. You can even see which is the nearest Singapore craft beer bar to you with a craft beer map at the end. Click on the hyperlinks to go straight to the full list of local craft breweries and Singapore craft beer bars and restaurants.

Updated: Sep 25, 2023 @ 8:58 AM

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Craft beer? In Singapore? What’s that?

If you’re new to craft beer or want to introduce it to someone, my post on how to choose craft beer should be your first stop. It covers what craft beer is, the commonly available examples of each style, what you can expect tastewise and how to appreciate it.

Singapore craft beer bars by region

I’ve added comments only if I’ve patronised the bar. Unlike other writers, I’ve chosen not to recommend any particular beer from each outlet. Outside of the breweries, the selections rotate all the time, so you may not find something I rave about when you drop by. At best, I can only provide a sense of what they tend to offer.

Talk to the staff about your preferences and preconceived notions and let them surprise you. A few may even offer samples or flights. Alternatively, you may want to check the ratings and tasting notes that other people have left on apps such as Untappd.

If you’re taking a friend to try made in Singapore craft beer, I’ve marked the most reliable (in my opinion) places with a *.

Warning: This being Singapore craft beer appreciation is an expensive hobby. Also, please don’t drink and drive. That’s the only thing in this post you should take as gospel.

Chinatown craft beer bars

The Bank

46 Craig Road (walk from Outram Park or Tanjong Pagar)
Mon-Thu: 11.30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Fri, Sat: 11.30 a.m.-12 a.m.; Sun: 11.30 a.m.-8 p.m. (last orders 30 minutes prior to closing time)

The Bank is hidden behind a mock ATM on its door and serves up beef, chicken and mushroom burgers and 12 draft craft beers (in 10-oz and 16-oz glasses) on rotation. Sounds like the former Burger Bar New York? It is run by the same crew but the food comes on plates now.


Bunkerbunker now curates and supplies the bottles and cans in the fridges of Love Handle at 8 Ann Siang Hill and Apiary Lab in Joo Chiat and so follows their operating hours. Stay tuned to their social media channels for updates on their pop-up events.

The Good Beer Company (China Square)

3 Pickering Street, #01-30 Nankin Row (Telok Ayer)
Mon: 12-10.30 p.m.; Tue-Thu: 12-11.30 p.m.; Fri, Sat: 12 p.m.-12 a.m.

Their newest outlet has 20 taps of international Singapore craft beer on tap on a rotational basis, paired once again with Pizza Republic’s Italian-style pies from lunchtime on weekdays. Classic pizzas go for $10 on Tuesdays when purchased with a pint.

Other outlet: Science Park

The Guild

55 Keong Saik Road, #01-01 (Outram Park)
Daily: 4-11.30 p.m.
Make reservations via Sevenrooms

A venture between Young Master Ales of Hong Kong and chef Vinny Lauria. There are serious restaurant-style dishes on The Guild’s menu that make use of locally sourced seafood and vegetables. At least half of the taps are dedicated to Young Master’s beers, and you’ll get some that won’t appear elsewhere, e.g. Days of Being Wild. From the other taps flow Rogue ales, Garage Project, etc – and the house gin & tonic. Glasses are on the small side (200, 330 and 450 ml) so prices will seem a touch steep, especially with GST and service charge. However, there’s Happy Hour before 8 p.m. to take advantage of.

Heart of Darkness Singapore

1 Keong Saik Road (Outram Park)
Daily: 4 p.m-12 a.m.

Make reservations via Chope

Heart of Darkness Brewery’s first outpost has moved to the space previously occupied by Neon Pigeon, and its core and seasonal beers dominate the 25 taps; these include a couple of international and Singapore craft beers as guest taps. While there aren’t on-site brewing facilities to tour, serving sizes are similar to those at the taprooms in Saigon. The serving sizes are a 12-oz “standard” and a US pint. A Tex-Mex food menu is available, as is merchandise like caps and T-shirts.

Heart of Darkness Singapore craft beer

Little Part 1 Cafe *

54 Blair Road, #01-01 (Outram Park)
Tue-Sat: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. (last orders for food at 9.30 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. respectively)
Make reservations via their website

You can’t miss the sign on the corner heritage shophouse. On Thursdays, the Singapore craft beer on tap goes for a promotional price, and there’s more in the fridge from around the world. Locally distilled spirits from Compendium (Rojak and Chendol Gin) and Brass Lion are also on the menu, as are mussels, pizza and other mains.

OnTap *

335 Smith Street #02-75, Chinatown Complex (Chinatown or Maxwell)
Daily: 4.30-10.30 p.m.

OnTap serve their own beers, which span several different traditional styles, in 12-oz tumblers and also in pitchers.

Other outlet: Newton Circus

The Otherside

7 Erskine Road, #02-00 (Maxwell)
Tue-Sun: 4 p.m.-12 a.m.

The Otherside is back as a rooftop bar that is accessible via a staircase only. There are six rotating taps and more picks in the fridge. Tune in to their socials for updates on the food pop-ups.

SG Taps *

13 Duxton Hill, #01-01 (Tanjong Pagar)
Mon-Sat: 12 p.m.-10.30 p.m.; Sun: 1-10.30 p.m.

Call 69048474 for reservations

As the name implies, SG Taps started out featuring Singapore craft beer on draft almost exclusively. These have now been joined by options from all over the world on 20 taps and the fridge, in half and full US pints. The kitchen serves up Japanese food like donburi, ramen, oden and wafu pizza.

Smith Street Taps

335 Smith Street #02-58 and #02-62, Chinatown Complex (Chinatown or Maxwell)
Tue-Thu: 6-10.30 p.m. (last orders 10 p.m.); Fri: 6-11 p.m. (last orders 10.30 p.m.); Sat: 2-11 p.m. (last orders 10.30 p.m.)

Most evenings, you’ll find beer geeks huddled around these two stalls in the green zone of Singapore’s largest hawker centre. Up to 22 taps of imported and Singapore craft beer are available across both stalls. Be prepared to commit to 400-ml glasses (or 300 ml for stronger beers), though, and credit cards are not accepted. The corner stall #62 currently hosts Alive Brewing.

They are also the importer of several beers, mainly from Australia’s east coast–details on how to purchase them are in the Bottle Shop section.

Singapore craft beer hawker stall bar
Smith Street Taps

Thirty Six Brewlab & Smokehouse

36 Club Street (entrance on Mohammad Ali Lane) (Chinatown or Telok Ayer)
Daily: 11.30 a.m.-12 a.m.
Make reservations via inline

Lion Brewery Co. has taken over the old Little Creatures premises. The Singapore microbrewery continues to churn out draft beer for on-site consumption while the menu comprises pizzas, pub grub and grilled and smoked meats. Other Singapore craft beer brands feature as guest taps among the selection of 20. Happy hour runs until 7 p.m. on working weekdays.

Welcome Ren Min *

1 Kadayanallur Street, Maxwell Food Centre Stall 33 (Maxwell)
Mon-Thu: 5.30-10.30 p.m.; Fri: 12-11.00 p.m.; Sat: 12-10.30 p.m.; Sun: 12-9.30 p.m.

Ren Min started life as a hawker centre bar called 3rd Culture. While they now serve their own beers, they still get cans, bottles and kegs from other distributors. Beer comes in 16-oz glasses (stronger ones in 10-oz glasses). There are tap takeovers where you can preorder drinks at discounted prices with dishes from nearby stalls. They have loyalty programmes where you get a free beer for 25 Untappd check-ins or nine draft beers on a stamp card.

Other outlet: Old Airport Road

Craft beer in Marina Bay


33-34 Boat Quay (Raffles Place)
Daily: 11.30 am.-12 a.m.
Make reservations via their website

Beers are from SevenDaze. Happy hour runs from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. on weekdays, and all day on weekends.

Almost Famous

30 Victoria Street, #01-06, CHIJMES (City Hall)
Mon-Thu: 5-11 p.m; Fri: 5 p.m.-12 a.m.; Sat: 2 p.m.-12 a.m.; Sun: 2-10 p.m.
Make reservations via Chope

The bar serves 16 beers on tap and a mod-Asian selection of bites (food not available on Mondays). They go to the trouble of highlighting the Singapore craft beer options on the menu, and there are usually two or more of them. The standard serving size here is a 16-oz pint, though the more premium beers are also available in middies. The hard surfaces mean that the small enclosed space can get rowdy. Beer subscriptions are available for at-home consumption.

Ang Mo Liang Teh

79 Shenton Way #01-13 Eon Shenton (Tanjong Pagar)
Mon-Sat: 12-8 p.m.

You’ll find bottles, cans and up to eight taps of Singapore craft beers and international ones. If you are peckish, they have siew yoke and char siew (Cantonese-style roast pork belly and BBQ pork). Find them opposite the Shenton Way bus terminal, or a five-minute walk from Exit H of the MRT station.

Armoury Steak House

36 Beach Road (Esplanade)
Tue-Sat: 11.30 a.m.-10.30 p.m. (Sun until 10 p.m.)

You can get steak and American diner-type dishes to go with the 15 taps, which comprise mostly of Stone, Deschutes, Kona and Little Creatures brews. Prices are nett and tiered according to style, and there can be discounts of up to $4 during Happy Hour. Tasting platters of four craft beers are also available.

The Autobus *

6A Shenton Way, #01-01 Downtown Gallery (Shenton Way/Tanjong Pagar)
Mon-Thu: 11 a.m.-9.30 p.m.; Fri: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sat: 12-9 p.m.

A short walk from Lau Pa Sat. There are more than 30 taps of beers from Eastern Europe, the US, Singapore and even China (servings are in half- and US pints). There are more beers, ciders and natural wines from the rest of the world in the fridge. Protein bowls are available for lunch but the kitchen switches to bar bites, big mains, charcuterie and cheese boards in the evening.

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Black Tap (honourable mention)

2 Bayfront Avenue, #01-80 The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands (Bayfront)
Mon-Fri: 11.30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sat, Sun, public holidays: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
Make reservations via MBS website

The mainstays at this offshoot of this New York City chain are the burgers and enormous milkshakes, but the beer menu is dedicated entirely to Singapore craft beers and imported microbrews from Oceania and the United States, both on tap and in bottles. Early reservations are highly recommended.

Brewerkz (One Fullerton) *

1 Fullerton Road, #01-01 One Fullerton (Raffles Place)
Daily: 12 p.m. -12 a.m.
Make reservations via Chope

The newest branch of the riverside Singapore microbrewery stands on the Marina waterfront, giving diners and drinkers a clear view of the fireworks on special occasions.

Other outlets: Clarke Quay, Orchard and Stadium

Dusk X Dawn *

5 Wallich Street, #01-17/18 Guoco Tower (Tanjong Pagar)
Tue-Sat: 11.30 a.m.-12 a.m.

Flights are available for their 8 in-house craft beers of different styles, which include red ale and dry stout on nitro. Beers are from SevenDaze.

LeVel33 *

8 Marina Boulevard, #33-01 (Downtown)
Sun-Thu: 11.30 a.m.-12 a.m.; Fri, Sat: 11.30 a.m.-2 a.m.
Make reservations via the website

Here’s a Singapore microbrewery that holds a record: LeVeL33 touts itself as the world’s highest urban craft brewery, the main attraction is admittedly the sweeping view of the Marina Bay area. An outdoor seat usually comes with minimum spending of $50 per head on food and drinks, but I got away without it on a quiet weekday afternoon.

The house beers are easy to drink, and they can be sampled in a flight of five, besides the usual half and full pours. Note that the porter is but a blend of their stout and IPA, not a unique brew. The food menu is worth highlighting for its use of brewing ingredients and by-products, and you can choose between a fine dining menu or shared plates.

Little Island Brewing Co. @ South Beach

26 Beach Road, #B1-16 (Esplanade)
Mon-Sat: 2-10.30 p.m.
Make reservations via inline

If Little Island‘s brewery at Changi Village is too far away for you, you can sample US pints of their beers here.

Paulaner Bräuhaus

9 Raffles Boulevard, #01-01 Millenia Walk (Promenade)
Sun-Thu: 11 a.m.-12 a.m; Fri, Sat: 11 a.m.-1 a.m.
Make reservations via Chope

The Bavarian institution has operated a Singapore microbrewery since the mid-1990s. While they follow the Reinheitsgebot in the making of their beers, you might not know that they use the local tap water. There are three core beers to choose from: a light lager, a malty dark lager and a Weissbier (the latter comes in 500-ml glasses only). In addition to these, there are seasonal beers like the Salvator (Lenten bock) and the Festbier. As you might expect, the menu features German cuisine extensively. Happy Hour runs until 8 p.m. daily; on Sundays and Mondays, it’s 1-for-1, and on other days, it’s 20% off.

BeerTruck by Pink Blossoms *

Fusionopolis (one north)
Wed, Fri: 4-9.30 p.m.

Marina Bay Event Square (Bayfront)
Tue, Thu, Fri: 4-9.30 p.m.; Sat, Sun: 12-9.30 p.m.

Capital Tower (Tanjong Pagar)
Wed: 4-9.30 p.m.

Pink Blossoms brings eight taps of their own beers beyond the taproom in a roving truck. Flights of four beers (5.5 fl oz), 8- and 16-oz pours are available, as are small fried and crispy dishes. The Marina Bay Event Square is at the end of Marina Bay Sands Shoppes outside Black Tap.

TAP Craft Beer Bar

252 North Bridge Road, #01-15 Raffles City Shopping Centre (City Hall
Sun-Tue, Thu: 12-11 p.m.; Wed, Fri, Sat: 12 p.m.-12 a.m.

61 Robinson Road #01-01/02 (Shenton Way)
Mon-Fri: 8.30 a.m.-10.30 p.m.

The main selling point at TAP is the price of the beers, which now start from $12++ for 16 oz. The 20 taps at each outlet heavily feature American breweries like Lost Coast and Great Divide, with a few English, Australian, Vietnamese and Singapore craft beer choices. Bar bites like wings, wedges, ribs and pasta are available, now that both outlets have full kitchens.

Other outlets: Dhoby Ghaut and Robertson Quay

Underground Taps

6A Shenton Way, OUE Downton Gallery #B1-07 (Tanjong Pagar)
Mon-Fri: 5-10.30 p.m.

The Providore Downtown now has four craft beers on tap and more in cans and bottles. Food takes the form of charcuterie, bread, wedges and chips (in the British sense).

Vertigo26 *

26 Seah Street, MINT Museum of Toys #B1-00 (City Hall)
Mon-Sat: 5 p.m.-12 a.m.

Make reservations via their website

You’ll find imported and Singapore craft beer on tap (US pints only) as well as international beers in bottles and cans. Fill your belly with their skewers, cheesecake, cocktails and bar bites while you drink. Browse the vinyl collection as you do so.

Vinyl bar in Singapore

Wagatomo (honourable mention)

5 Wallich Street, Guoco Tower #01-12 (Tanjong Pagar)
Mon-Sat: 11.30 a.m.-3 p.m., 5.30 p.m.-12 a.m. (last food orders 9.30 p.m.)
Make reservations on Oddle

This Japanese restaurant has a mean sake programme to go with their grill but they also launched with beers from Boneface, Brewlander, Deep Creek and Duncan’s along with the Suntory lagers.

Craft beer in Bugis

1965 Craft Beer

505 Beach Road, Golden Mile Food Centre, #01-62 (Lavender or Nicoll Highway)
Tue-Fri: 5-10.30 p.m.; Sat-Sun 4-10 p.m.

A wee stall with four taps of American brews, and more in bottles in their fridge. It shares stall space with Coffee Fusion, which serves up inexpensive espresso drinks. There’s plenty of good food on both the first and second floors. Credit card payment is not available here.

American Taproom (Waterloo)

261 Waterloo Street, #01-23 (Bras Basah)
Daily: 12 p.m.-12 a.m.
Make reservations via inline

ATR boasts an impressive 32 taps behind the bar. Glasses come in 7-oz tasters and 16-oz Spiegelau glasses, with some having an 11-oz option. Stone and Deschutes beers are a regular fixture but you’ll also find kegs from other countries and the occasional Singapore craft beer. Besides these, full-sized meals, wines and spirits are also available. On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, full pours go for 15-30% less the usual prices.

Other outlet: Geylang


12 Kallang Avenue #01-43 Aperia Mall (Lavender)
Mon-Tue: 11.30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wed-Fri: 11.30 a.m.-10 p.m.

Rice bowls and 10 taps of Japanese, Korean and Singapore craft beer, mostly in half and full US pints. Closer to the mall’s driveway than to the Lavender Street entrance.


119 Tyrwhitt Road (Bendemeer or Lavender)
Daily: 3 p.m.-12 a.m.
Make reservations via inline

Set in an old terrace house that the Chinese Druggist Association used to occupy. With Mikkeller, To Øl, Lervig and more on the 24 taps, expect bold flavours. The beer comes in gold-rimmed tulip glasses but serving sizes run a touch smaller than you’ll find elsewhere: half portions are 200 ml and large ones around 420 ml. The food here can be described as Mod-Sin fusion bites. Happy hour runs from 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays (except public holidays).

Good Luck

9 Haji Lane (Bugis)
Mon, Wed, Thu: 4 p.m.-12 a.m.; Fri-Sun: 12 p.m.-12 a.m.
Make reservations via Quandoo

‘Beerhouse’ may have disappeared from the name but old favourites like Hokkien mee, burgers, prawn paste chicken, cocktails and dim sum are still on the menu to go with 16 taps of draft craft beer from various Singapore microbreweries. Happy hour runs until 7 p.m. on weekdays including Fridays.

Hop Around Bistro @ Bras Basah

231 Bain St #01-69 Bras Basah Complex (Bras Basah/City Hall)
Daily: 10-10.30 p.m. (12 a.m. on Fri, Sat)

There’s cafe-style pasta, pizza and sides here to go with a few tapped beers and many more from the fridge. Happy hour runs until 7 p.m. daily.

MALT Craft Beer Bar

302 Beach Road #01-07, The Concourse (Nicoll Highway)
Mon-Thu: 5-11 p.m.; Fri: 5 p.m.-12.30 a.m.; Sat: 3 p.m.-12.30 a.m.
Make reservations via Quandoo

There are up to 12 craft beers on tap at Malt (or /\/\/\LT as it is stylised); Half and full glasses are available except for stronger beers on the “W Tap”. Outdoor seating is available and you can order food from nearby restaurants like Nan Bei, Omu Nomu, and Pizza Face.

Ziggy Zaggy

51 Kampong Bugis (walk from Lavender)
Tue-Fri: 3 p.m.-12 a.m.; Sat-Sun: 12 p.m.-12 a.m.

WhatsApp 86280775 for reservations

The bar at the Kallang Residences condominium is a collaborative effort between Kontiki and Handlebar. There are 18 taps of craft beer and sake to go with American soul food like biscuits and gravy, jambalaya and breakfast burritos. You can have the beers in half-pints, full US pints or a one-litre Masskrug, all with the appropriate glassware. Happy hour (20% off pints) runs until 7 pm. on weekdays and all day on Sundays. There’s live music on Fridays and Saturdays as well.

Beer tulip glass
Ziggy Zaggy

Craft beer on/near Orchard Road


128 Prinsep Street, #01-01 (Rochor)
Mon-Sat: 5 p.m.- 12 a.m.

Previously at Central Mall, Alchemy has been around longer than most and has 40 tapped and packaged craft beers. Live music happens throughout the week. It also runs possibly the sole Singapore craft beer-only subscription programme, Subscribeers.

Brewerkz (Orchard Rendezvous) *

1 Tanglin Road, #01-02, Orchard Rendezvous Hotel (Orchard)
Sun-Thu, public holidays: 5-11 p.m.; Fri-Sat, eve of holidays: 12 p.m.-12 a.m.
Make reservations via Chope

See the comments on the Brewerkz taproom in Clarke Quay. Other outlets are at Fullerton and Stadium.


313 Orchard Road, #01-26 (Somerset)
Daily: 12-11.30 p.m. (12.30 a.m. on Fri, Sat)

Another of the early movers. Being Japanese-themed, one can order yakitori skewers with draft Hitachino Nest beers and sake. The 25 taps (as of March 2021) also pour Fourpure, Brewdog, St Austell, Gweilo, Magpie and more. Half pints, full pints and flights are served and there is an additional charge for the stronger beers. Pricing depends on what time you show up, but they’re at their cheapest before 6 p.m. There’s a Beer Rewards points programme across the related outlets: earn a free pint for every 10.

OnTap *

500 Clemenceau Avenue North, Stall 71 Newton Food Centre (Newton)
Daily: 5.30 p.m.-2 a.m.

The same beers you’d get from OnTap Craft Bistro and in Chinatown Complex, paired with food from the hawker centre that appeared in the Crazy Rich Asians film.

RedDot BrewHouse *

25A Dempsey Road #01-01 (walk or bus from Napier)
Mon: 11.30-10 p.m.; Tue-Thu, Sun: 11.30 a.m.-10.30 p.m.; Fri, Sat: 11.30 a.m.-11 p.m.

The RedDot microbrewery and restaurant is set in a former British army barracks off the Orchard district, close to the Botanic Gardens. Their own beers include classic styles and the occasional unusual take, like a chrysanthemum rum lager.

TAP Craft Beer Bar

9 Penang Road #01-08/09 (Dhoby Ghaut)
Sun-Fri: 11 a.m.-12 a.m.; Sat: 12 p.m.-12 a.m.

What I wrote about the Raffles TAP outlets also applies.

Other outlets are at Robertson Quay and around Marina Bay

Craft beer in Clarke Quay, Boat Quay & River Valley

Brewerkz (Riverside Point) *

30 Merchant Road, #01-05/06, Riverside Point (Clarke Quay)
Daily: 12 p.m.-12 a.m.
Make reservations via Chope

Started brewing their own beers decades before craft beer became a thing in Singapore. Bottles, growlers, kegs and pub grub are also available. The range includes six core beers, two seasonal specials and three guest taps. You can have them in anything from an 11-oz stem to a 4-litre tower to a flight of four 4-oz glasses. The TV screens show live sports channels so you don’t have to choose between watching football and microbrews.

Other outlets at Fullerton, Orchard and Stadium

Darjeeling Social

11 Unity Street, #01-12 Robertson Walk (walk from Fort Canning)
Daily: 5-11 p.m.
Make reservations via Chope

You can pair Indian and Indian-inspired Mexican dishes with local and imported craft beers from the 12 taps (48 more in the fridge!). Draught serving size is a US pint and it is priced from $12++. Happy hour runs until 8pm daily and it covers some of the wines (but not the coolers and highballs).

Sonny’s Pizza (honourable mention)

17 Circular Road (Raffles Place)
Tue-Thu: 12.30-10.30 p.m.; Fri: 12.30 p.m.-12 a.m.; Sat: 1.30 p.m.-12 a.m.

American- and fusion-style pizzas are sold by the slice at Sonny’s, with a decent selection of canned and bottled local and international craft beer (including Black Kite from Hong Kong) and cocktails in the fridge to pair with them. It’s a no-frills environment, so don’t expect cups, glass or reusable tableware.

TAP Craft Beer Bar

63 Chulia Street, #01-01 (Raffles Place)
Mon-Tue: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Wed-Sat: 11 a.m.-12 a.m.

86 Robertson Quay, #01-02 (walk from Havelock)
Mon-Fri: 2 p.m.-12 a.m.; Sat, Sun: 11 a.m.-12 a.m.

What I wrote about the other TAP outlets also applies.

Other outlets are at Dhoby Ghaut and around Marina Bay.

Craft beer bars on Sentosa


80 Siloso Road (take a shuttle bus from HarbourFront or beach tram from Beach station)
Fri: 6 p.m.-12 a.m.; Sat: 11.30-12 a.m.; Sun: 11.30 a.m.-10.30 p.m.

Make reservations via markethall.com.sg

At Market Hall (formerly Southside Interim Market), Glugland-labelled and imported craft beers are served from the taps in 10-oz tulip glasses. Proper (if pricey) food is available from the other stalls but 4AM Pizza needs to be reserved three days in advance. Take the Beach Shuttle from the Sentosa Express Beach Station to Siloso Point.

Singapore craft beer bars in the east

American Taproom (Geylang)

71/73 Geylang Road (Kallang)
Mon-Fri: 5 p.m.-12 a.m.; Sat, Sun: 12 p.m.-12 a.m.
Make reservations via inline

Now that American Taproom’s second outlet has opened, there are 40 beers on tap a stone’s throw from the Geylang bus terminal. The menu is similar to the Waterloo Street outlet, but there is sidewalk seating here and a lot more space. On Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, full pours go for 15-30% less the usual prices.

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Other outlet: Waterloo Street

The 1925 Brewing Co. Taproom *

261 Joo Chiat Road (bus from Dakota)
Tue-Thu: 4-11.45 p.m.; Fri, Sat: 12.30-11.45 p.m.; Sun: 12.30-10.15 p.m.
Make reservations via Quandoo

At the gastro bar, you get to try 1925’s staples and seasonal brews with Blue Smoke’s fusion takes on Teochew dishes. The fish porridge, made the traditional way, comes highly recommended. Last orders for food are at 9.45 p.m. (9.15 p.m. on Sundays).

Bottle Shop @ Timbre+

1 Expo Drive (outside Hall 5; Expo)
Mon-Thu: 11 a.m.-12 a.m; (Fri, Sat: 1 a.m.)

As the name implies, they sell chilled bottled imported and Singapore craft beer and cider, as well as some macro brews.

Brewerkz (Stadium) *

2 Stadium Walk, #01-06/07 Singapore Indoor Stadium (Stadium)
Daily: 12-11 p.m. (12 a.m. on Fri, Sat, eve of public holidays)
Make reservations via Chope

See the comments on the Brewerkz microbrewery in Clarke Quay.

Other outlets: Fullerton and Orchard

The Bullion

394/396 East Coast Road (bus from Kembangan)
Daily: 9 a.m.-12 a.m.

Macro on tap (Beck’s and Fuller’s), but there’s craft in the fridge.

The Cider Pit

328 Joo Chiat Rd #01-03 (bus from Dakota)
Mon-Fri: 3 p.m.-12 a.m.; Sat-Sun: 1 p.m.-12 a.m.


865 Mountbatten Road, #B1-03/09 Katong Shopping Centre (bus from Mountbatten)
Tue-Fri: 3 p.m.-12 a.m; Sat, Sun: 12 p.m.-12 a.m.

Make reservations via Quandoo

Imported and local craft beer flows from 12 taps; fusion food, nitro coffee and tea are available. Happy Hour runs all day on Tuesday and Wednesday and 3-7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. The alfresco seating is clustered around the unit that houses the fridge.

Hejio Craft Beer Bar & Kitchen

1 Irving Place, The Commerze Irving #01-27/28 (Tai Seng)
Mon-Thu: 8 a.m.-10.30 p.m.; Fri: 8 a.m.-1 a.m.; Sat: 12 p.m.-1 a.m.

Now open and one of not too many places that stay so past midnight.

Hello Ren Min *

51 Old Airport Road, Old Airport Road Food Centre Stall 144 (Dakota)
Tue-Thu: 5.30-10.30 p.m.; Fri: 4.30-10.30 p.m.; Sat: 12-10.30 p.m.; Sun:12-9.30 p.m.

As with the sister outlet at Maxwell, the food choices are endless and the beers come in 10-oz or 16-oz shaker glasses. Note that the guest beers and events at the two stalls rarely overlap but both have loyalty programmes based on (a) 25 Untappd check-ins or (b) nine draft beers on a stamp card.

At this outlet, select draft beers go for $10 on Tuesdays, completing the stamp card earns two free beers on Wednesdays and there is a beer bingo game on Sundays. To make it easier to find the stall, go to the eastern end of the food centre closer to Dakota MRT station.

In Bad Company *

66 East Coast Rd, #05-17 The Flow (bus from Mountbatten)
Wed-Sat: 6 p.m.-12 a.m.; Tue, Sun: 6-11 p.m.

Make reservations via their website

In Bad Company has moved to a new location in the East Coast area. The menu features snacks and sharing plates. Craft beer comes in bottles and cans, complemented by natural wines and cocktails. There are also eight taps. Directions: Take the car park lift or the one outside the back of The Flow. You can also use the front escalator, go to the back of the mall and take the other escalator up to the fifth floor.

Little Island Brewing Co. *

6 Changi Village Road, #01-01/02 (bus from Pasir Ris)
Mon-Thu: 12-10.30 p.m. Fri: 12 p.m.-12 a.m.; Sat, eve of public holidays: 11 a.m.-12 a.m.; Sun, public holidays: 11 a.m.-10.30 p.m.
Make reservations via inline

This is a very chill place where you can sit outdoors and watch planes land and take off from Changi Airport. American- and Australian-style food is on the menu for brunch, lunch and dinner, and a barbecue or paella special takes place occasionally. Beer comes in US pints. (Before the pandemic struck, you purchased a charge card, top it up with at least $10 and use it to pour as much or as little of each brew yourself. You could also ask the staff for help if you want to taste a little of each before committing.) Their beers are also at their bar in the city centre.

A bar serving craft beer during the circuit breaker
Little Island Brewing Co.

Locality Craft Beers *

160 Changi Rd, #B1-10 Hexacube (Eunos)
Tue-Fri: 3-10.30 p.m.; Sat-Sun: 2-10.30 p.m.

Locality has returned just down the road from their former location. Expect nine taps pouring Singapore craft beers and two more for sparkling tea from Danger Close.


685 East Coast Road (bus from Bedok)
Mon-Fri: 4-10.30 p.m., Sat, Sun: 12-10.30 p.m.
Make reservations via Resos

This relaxed gastropub in the Siglap area serves dinner and comes with both indoor and outdoor seating. The 12 taps draw mainly Fourpure and Brewdog beers but there are others too. And if it matters to you, each beer is served in that brewery’s glassware. You can watch live sports on the TV here as well.

Pink Blossoms *

50 Ubi Ave 3, #01-12 (Ubi)
Mon-Wed: 5-10.30 p.m.; Thu-Fri: 5-11.30 p.m.; Sat: 2-11.30 p.m.; Sun, public holidays: 2-10.30 p.m.

The Pink Blossoms brewery is in an industrial estate with few food options but you’re allowed to bring your own food to the taproom. Each beer comes only in a specific size between 10 and 16 ounces. Credit cards are not accepted. Reports of brews and seats being reserved for certain customers cannot be independently verified by this website.

Smokey’s BBQ (honourable mention)

73 Joo Chiat Place (bus from Dakota)
Mon-Fri: 4-10.30 p.m.; Sat, Sun: 12-10.30 p.m. (last food orders Sun-Tue at 9.30 p.m.)

Reservations via inline

The barbecue joint’s tap and bottle selection consists of American craft like Heretic and Deschutes, and also includes Brewlander beers from Singapore.


103 East Coast Road (bus from Mountbatten)
Mon-Fri: 3-10.30 p.m.; Sat-Sun: 12-10.30 p.m.

Here, you can get bar bites, skewers and burgers to go with any of the 20 taps of beer.

UB3 Bistro *

51 Ubi Avenue 3 (Ubi)
Mon, Tue: 5-10.30 p.m.; Wed-Sat: 11.30 a.m.-2.30 p.m., 5-10.30 p.m.; Sun: 10 a.m.-3.30 p.m.
Make reservations via Quandoo

Cajun, Creole and local cuisine meet 12 taps of Singapore craft beer brews at UB3, if you feel peckish in this industrial area. Alive, Brewerkz, Brewlander, Sunbird are all available in shaker pints.

The World is Flat

78 Airport Boulevard, #05-202 Jewel Changi Airport (Changi Airport)
11.30 a.m.-9 p.m.

If you can’t venture beyond the airport during a layover, this is where you can get your draft craft beer fix on the land side, with happy hour on the lager from 3 p.m. Other forms of booze are also available. You have to pass through immgration to get into the Jewel. Their former bar in the transit area of Terminal 1 closed in August 2019 and is now an Archipelago (read: owned by Heineken) taproom.

Singapore craft beer bars in the west

3 Monkeys

122 Pasir Panjang Road (Pasir Panjang)
Tue-Sun: 11.30 a.m.-3 p.m., 6-10 p.m.

A largely Western dining menu and protein bowl selection is now complemented by eight to 12 taps of Singapore craft beer from the likes of Alive, Brewlander, Civilization and more.

Abundance (Redhill)

63A Lengkok Bahru, #01-378 (Redhill)
Daily: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

Make reservations via Oddle

There are 10 taps pouring a range of local and international craft brews flow. Serving size is US pints except for the stronger beers, which have a 330-ml option. Their kitchen is popular for steamed bun, beef fried rice and dumpling noodles. Reservations are highly recommended, with long lines at peak periods for the limited seats.

Other outlet: Jalan Besar

Bottle Shop @ Timbre+

77 Ayer Rajah Crescent (one north)
Mon-Sat: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

As the name implies, they sell chilled bottled craft beer and cider. There are macro brews and whisky highballs on tap as well. For food, patronise the hawker stalls at lunchtime and the food trucks in the evening. It can get pretty raucous especially when there’s live music (now a pre-pandemic memory).

Canjob Taproom

50 Tiong Bahru Rd, #01-03, Link Hotel (Havelock)
Tues-Sun: 5-10.30 p.m. (Fri, Sat: 11.30 p.m.)
Make reservations via Quandoo

Canjob, formerly known as Booze Pharma-C and Little Papa’s Wieners, occupies a cosy unit in Link Hotel. There are up to six beers on tap, poured in 16-oz pints, along with cocktails and a fridge stocked with a selection of packaged international and Singapore craft beer. Happy Hour runs all day on Tuesdays and Sundays. You can also get the draft beers to go in 11-oz/330-ml cans. As befits its former guise, the grub takes the form of hot dogs and meat pies.

Danger Close Beverage Company

120 Bukit Merah Lane 1, #01-05 Alexandra Village Hawker Centre (bus from Commonwealth or Redhill)
Tue: 5.30-9.30 p.m.; Wed-Sat: 12-2.30 p.m., 5.30-9.30 p.m.; Sun: 12-2.30 p.m.

The drink choices at Danger Close aren’t limited to the handful of imported and Singapore craft beer on tap. They also offer espresso, nitro cold brew coffee, gongfu tea and even sparkling gourmet tea on tap. 500-ml and one-litre Mass are the serving sizes here.

Elixir Code

125 Bukit Merah Lane 1, #01-168 (bus from Commonwealth or Redhill)
Daily: 5-10.30 p.m.

Elixir Code has its own wee bar in Queensway with 12 taps, featuring their Eastern European craft beer imports from the likes of Arpus, Megobrebi and Puhaste and other guest beers. You can get 355-ml or 500-ml pours and bring your own food. Takeaways and happy hour pours (5-8 p.m.) come with a 10% discount. Their website also retails wines and spirits.

Fountain Microbrewery & Restaurant

21 Jurong Town Hall Road, #02-00 Snow City (bus from Jurong East)
Tue-Sun: 12-2.30 p.m., 6-10.30 p.m. (Last orders one hour prior to closing)

Get Some

727 Clementi West Avenue 2, #01-282 (bus from Clementi)
Mon: 5-11.30 p.m.; Tue-Fri: 3-11.30 p.m.; Sat: 1-11.30 p.m.; Sun: 1-10 p.m.

While there is Blue Moon and Guinness on tap, the rest of the 20-tap line-up comprises Singapore craft beer from the likes of 1925, Alive, Brewlander and Sunbird. The food menu is a varied one that includes Asian and American finger food and mains. They also run the Lian Wah Kopitiam in Ang Mo Kio.

The Good Beer Company (Science Park)

2 Science Park Drive, #01-23 (Kent Ridge)
Mon: 12-10 p.m.; Tue, Wed: 12-10.30 p.m.; Thu, Fri,: 12-11 p.m.; Sat: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

The Good Beer Company name started as a hawker stall that sold bottled craft beer in the early 2010s. It’s since changed hands and moved to Kent Ridge. There are 20 taps and the fridge stocks many more beers from around the world. While there’s pizza from Pizza Republic on the air-conditioned premises, you can also buy food from the other restaurants at Ascent and sit outdoors. Classic pizzas go for $10 when purchased with a pint on Tuesday evenings.

Other outlet: China Square


9 North Buona Vista Drive, #01-18 The Metropolis (Buona Vista)
Mon-Fri: 11.30 a.m.-2.30 p.m., 5.30 p.m.-11.30 p.m.
Make reservations via Oddle

Mexican food is the order of the day here along with a mix of local and imported craft beers on tap from the likes of Lervig and Pasteur Street. Cocktails also flow from a few more taps.

Picotin Brewhaus

39 Rochester Drive (Buona Vista)
Daily: 11 a.m.-12 a.m.

Reservations via their website

RedDot Brewhouse (West Coast)

27 West Coast Highway, ORTO West Coast #01-10 (Haw Par Villa)

Sixteen Ounces

398 Upper Bukit Timah Rd, The Rail Mall (Hillview)
Mon-Thu: 4 p.m.-12 a.m; Fri-Sun: 8 a.m.-12 a.m.
Make reservations via Chope

This gastropub is as close to the northwest as the revolution has got. Find them in the smaller section of Rail Mall south of the car park. There are 12 taps (in full and half pints) and an extensive selection in the fridge. Happy hour means you pay the price of a half-pint for a full one before 8 p.m.

On weekend mornings, Sidetrack serves up coffee, pastries, brunch and booze; in the evenings, the kitchen is run by Taco Mantra, so you’ll find Indian-Mexican-Filipino fusion burgers, tacos and bar bites. Trail runs into the nearby forest that end with beer take place on the second Saturday of the month.

Yeast Side (KAP)

9 King Albert Park #01-09 (King Albert Park)
Wed-Sun: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. (Pizzas from 4 p.m.)
Make reservations via their website

Boozy fun at Yeast Side starts on Wednesday afternoons when you can drink from the 12 taps of international and Singapore craft beer on rotation. Sourdough boules, pastries, tartines and liquid breakfast are available from 9 a.m. from Thursday to Sunday, with pizza joining the menu from 5 p.m.. The air-conditioned loft is accessible via a staircase only but there is alfresco and counter seating on the ground floor. For happy hour, you can get a pint of lager or a selected beer for the price of half until 6 p.m..

Other outlet: Farrer Park

Craft beer bars in central Singapore

Abundance (Jalan Besar)

399 Jalan Besar (Jalan Besar)
Wed-Sun: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Place reservations via Oddle

Other outlet: Redhill

Beer Basket (Kovan)

1010 Upper Serangoon Road (Kovan)
Daily: 4.30 p.m.-12 a.m.
WhatsApp 8821 3780 for reservations

There’s only macro on tap here but the fridge is stocked with macro, soju and craft beers, including some from Rye & Pint, Kabinet and the USA. There’s Western and Asian chow to go with it. Extremely popular on weekend nights, so reservations are essential. The other outlet has closed permanently.

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The Beer People Co.

21 Jalan Besar (Rochor)
Mon-Sat: 11.30 a.m.-3 p.m.; 5 p.m.-12 a.m.

The bar serves only packaged Asian beers from their fridges but there is possibly the widest range of Singapore craft breweries represented in one spot. Macro brews from Leo, Tiger, Tsingdao and the Japanese lagers are also available, as is a food menu comprising Thai dishes.

Brewerkz (Woodleigh Mall)

11 Bidadari Park Drive, #02-20/20A The Woodleigh Mall (Woodleigh)
Sun-Thu: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri, Sat, eve of public holidays: 10 a.m.-12 a.m.

Daruma Tavern (honourable mention)

25 Springside Green, #01-04 Brooks II Condominium (bus from Springleaf)
Mon-Fri: 10 a.m.-12 a.m.; Sat-Sun: 9 a.m.-12 a.m.

There are five Rye & Pint beers on tap, served up in US-pint sized goblets. The fridge is stocked with beers from Australia, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore and the US. The menu spans a wide variety of Asian cuisines but the Kuala Lumpur-style noodles (dai lok mee) are their specialty.

Frying Fish Club (formerly Mirage)

140 Owen Road (Farrer Park)
Tue-Sun: 5-10.30 p.m.

After a change of concept in August 2023, the watering hold located within The Parlour now serves up Japanese-inspired fish and chips with craft beer from around the world on tap. In addition, there’s steak and a chicken for mains. Grilled and fried Japanese skewers and bar snacks remain available.

Hospoda Microbrewery

180 Albert St, #01-19 Village Hotel Albert Court (Rochor)
Mon-Sat: 4 p.m.-12 a.m.; Sun: 4.30 p.m.-12 a.m.

Lian Wah Kopitiam

133 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 (Ang Mo Kio)

Get Some runs the beer stall at this relaunched heartland coffee shop. Local craft beers are offered on 10 taps in addition to imported German lagers.

Lil’s Taproom

11 Sam Leong Road, #03-08 TRIO Building (Jalan Besar)
Thu-Tue: 12-10 p.m.

Twelve taps share a home with Hambaobao burgers here.

Nickeldime Drafthouse

275 Thomson Road (Novena)
Thu-Tue: 12-2.30 p.m., 4.30-10.30 p.m. (last alcohol orders at 9.45 p.m.)

Across the road from the Novena Church, just in case you feel guilty. Beer-inspired pub grub, pizza and burgers to go with the 20 taps of international and Singapore craft beer. One size only and that’s a 16-oz pint. Premier League football matches are also shown on a big screen here.

Orh Gao Taproom

10 Jalan Serene, #01-03 Serene Centre (Botanic Gardens)
Tue-Thu, Sun: 4-11 p.m.; Fri, Sat: 4 p.m.-12 a.m.
Make reservations via their website

Orh Gao (‘black dog’ or stout in Hokkien lingo) shares its premises with a Killiney Kopitiam franchise. If you’re so inclined, you can have your beer with kaya toast and eggs when their hours overlap. After that, the kitchen makes prawn paste chicken, sambal stingray and other Asian-inspired dishes. 300-ml servings and US pints are available from the 12 taps, and the choices are supplemented by bottles in the fridge.

Pint of beer in a glass at Orh Gao Taproom bar
Orh Gao Taproom


1 Jalan Rajah, Zhongshan Park #01-02/03 (walk 12 minutes from Toa Payoh)
Daily: 11.30 a.m.-12 a.m.
Make reservations via their website (click on the heading)

You can also get their beers at Dusk X Dawn and 1826.

Shawn’s Beernest

231 Upper Thomson Road (Upper Thomson)
Mon-Fri: 5-10.30 p.m.; Sat-Sun: 3-10.30 p.m.

Shawn’s Beernest is now able to offer drinking on-premise from their nine taps and the packaged beers in their fridge. The offerings include international and Singapore craft beer and ciders, as well as a small selection of wines and spirits. They also happen to distribute Epic Beer products and so always have a keg or two of theirs, such as Hop Zombie.

Yeast Side (Farrer Park)

2 Perumal Road, lyf Farrer Park #01-06 (Farrer Park)
Wed-Sun: 9 a.m.-11 p.m.

Sourdough pastries and 15 local and international craft beers on tap. Happy hour runs until 6 p.m. daily where you can get a pint of lager or a selected beer for the price of half.

Other outlet: King Albert Park

Online and bottle shops in Singapore

Besides Temple Cellars, Good Beer Company and Bottle Shop, you can buy and take home bottled and canned beer from these local establishments. You can also order craft beer online from them (click on the links) and arrange deliveries.

Arvo Drinks

Sells their own imports of Victorian breweries like Bad Shepherd, Boatrocker and Stomping Ground.

Beer Clan

They are starting out with beers from English and Scottish breweries such as Fierce, Holy Goat, Overtone, Stewart, Tartarus and Tempest, as well as Sudden Death from Germany.

Beer Force

211 Holland Avenue #02-12 Holland Road Shopping Centre (Holland Village)
Daily: 12-8 p.m.

There’s a fridge with one of each beer, and for an extra dollar per can/bottle consumed, you can drink a chilled one on the premises. Disposable plastic cups are supplied. You’ll find most of the imports Singapore gets here. In-store pick-up is available during opening hours; delivery is $15 but is free on orders above $120.


If you’re looking for beers from some of the most sought-after breweries in the United States, BoozyChewy may well be importing them. Electric City, Monkish, Schramm’s, Treehouse and more have appeared in their beer drops, which are announced on their Telegram channel.


304 Orchard Road, Lucky Plaza #B1-60 (Orchard)
Sun-Thu: 11.30 a.m.-7.30 p.m.; Fri, Sat: 11.30 a.m.-8 p.m.

Turn left as you enter Level 1 of Lucky Plaza through the main entrance on Orchard Road. It’s a small store that stocks packaged beers from around the world (Denmark, New Zealand, Sweden, the UK and the US) in their chiller. You can also get it delivered with a minimum order of $100 through their online store.

The Drinkery (a.k.a. Thirsty Beer Shop)

You’ll find the beers that you see at Tap bars here, and then some from the likes of Avery, Golden Road, Dogfish Head, Three Weavers and more. There’s even White Claw hard seltzer. Yes, they’re mostly American but there are also Australian and Belgian beers and Swedish ciders. Online orders are the usual mode of purchase but the warehouse on 8 Lorong Bakar Batu is open during clearance sales. The delivery fee is $10 for orders below $60 and is free above that.

The Great Beer Experiment

Druggists‘s sister outlet, which used to have outlets at The Grandstand and Wheelock Place, has moved to the online format. It’s the go-to place for Danish beers that aren’t Carlsberg (Amager, Mikkeller, Tool) and Belgian Trappist and lambic beers (3 Fonteinen, Orval, Westmalle, Boon, etc.). Delivery is free above $99 (the fee is $20 for smaller amounts) and orders before 3 p.m. get sent the evening of the same day. Pick-up is available in Woodlands.

Hop Shop

1 Jalan Anak Bukit, #B1-15 Bukit Timah Plaza (Beauty World)
Daily: 11.30 a.m.-9 p.m. (6 p.m. on Sundays)

The selection here comes from the world over and also features a few harder-to-find bottles from Korea and South Africa. You get a 5% discount when you purchase six bottles, while a dozen gets you 10% off. They keep a bottle/can of each beer they have in a fridge as well.

Juju Brews

Juju Brews is a newcomer that distributes Korean craft beer brands such as Gorilla, The Hand & Malt, Playground and more. Currently online only, though you’ll find their kegs, bottles and cans at other bars. Delivery is free for deliveries of purchases above $99, and $15 below that.


You can order 3-litre mini kegs of beer and a beer dispenser that looks like EVE from the film Wall-E. Free delivery above $120.

Quality Drops

On their web store, you’ll find cans and bottles from modern British craft breweries like Brew York, DEYA, North Brewing, Polly’s, Vault City and Wander Beyond, delivered chilled for $10 (free for deliveries of purchases above $100).

Sake Mama

You read that correctly, because Epicurean Nomads also sells the Japanese craft beers they import through their web shop alongside sake and other Japanese booze. Shipping is free for orders above $80.


This is where you can order beers that Smith Street Taps and Mikkeller Singapore import, such as Range, Deeds and Mikkeller Baghaven. Spirits and merchandise are also available. Same evening delivery for orders above $90 placed before 4 p.m., otherwise, it’s a $20 fee for delivery the next day for amounts below that.

Temple Cellars

31 Binjai Park (King Albert Park)
Sun-Mon: 12-6 p.m.; Tue-Thu: 12-8 p.m.; Fri-Sat: 12-10 p.m.

The UE Square outlet closed on 23 September 2023, so this is where the organised tastings take place. A couple of taps of draft beers are available, with two more on the way. Free next-day delivery on orders worth $99 or more. In-store pick-up and delivery of online orders take place here.

Monthly craft beer subscriptions in Singapore

Almost Famous

From $65 a month, you get six beers on the first Thursday of the month.

The Beer Pioneer

From $69 a month, you get eight international beers at the start of every month. The more you pay, the greater the proportion of limited edition seasonal beers you get.

Subscribeers Singapore

For $88 a month, you get 10 or more Singapore craft beer from local breweries through a service run by Alchemy.

Homebrewing supplies in Singapore

Did you know that you can brew up to 30 litres of beer a month per household without a license? As long as you don’t sell it, distill it or create a nuisance, it’s legal. If you want to try making your own Singapore craft beer, you can start out at either of these places. I doubt you can discuss beer at length with another geek in the same way when you buy from Amazon.


Check their Facebook and Lazada page out for homebrewing and beer appreciation events.


You can get basic brewing kits delivered to your doorstep from them, along with supplies of ingredients. They have also started a homebrewing workshop at the SDH Academy for Lifelong Learning.

HomeBrew Co-Op

16 Arumugam Road, #02-02A LTC Building D (Macpherson)
Tue-Sat: 12-6 p.m.; Sun: 12-3 p.m.


Here is an option on Shopee that ships malt, hop pellets and equipment from a Singapore address.


354 Clementi Ave 2, #01-195 (Clementi)
Tue-Sat: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

If you’d like to meet other homebrewers and aficionados, you can join Craft Brew Asia or any of the local Telegram/WhatsApp homebrewing groups that I don’t know of.

Singapore craft brewery tours

Very few producers of alcoholic beverages in Singapore let you tour their facilities and follow that up with drinks, let alone craft ones. Jungle Brewing used to offer that when it was in operation. With the opening of Brewlander‘s brewery in Tuas, we have an alternative to Tiger once again. Tours take place on Saturdays and there are 16 places for each time slot; they begin with a welcome drink and end with six samples. Go to the booking page on the Brewlander website to make reservations, which can be placed up to 10 weeks ahead.

Read a review and what to expect at the Brewlander brewery tour here on Rambling Feet.

In addition, there are tours of other craft breweries on booking platforms:

Singapore craft breweries

If you want to find Singapore craft beer to introduce to your guests from abroad, look for these names at the bars and restaurants around the island. Those marked with * have taprooms and you’ll find their details below.

You should also try these Singapore meaderies:

Other countries whose beer I have profiled on this blog include Australia (Sydney), New Zealand, South Africa (Cape Town), South Korea (Busan and Seoul) and Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City).

Singapore craft beer distributors

There are many of them, and you won’t always be able to purchase directly from them, but off the top of my head, these are the companies that supply Singapore craft beer bars and bottle shops and the beers they import:

Arvo Drinkssee ‘Bottle Shops’
Beerclansee ‘Bottle Shops’
BeerheadChinese craft breweries such as Master Gao, Myth Monkey, Shapowei and Wuhan No. 18
Bad Decisions Imports8 Wired, Boneface, Deep Creek, Duncan’s and more
BeerStyle DistributionAnderson Valley, The Bruery/Offshoot, Deschutes, Drakes, Founders, Stone Brewing and more
Chequered Hops (a.k.a. Shawn’s Beernest)Epic Brewing (NZ)
The Drinkery (a.k.a. Thirsty Beer Shop)see ‘Bottle Shops’
The Drinking PartnersAmager Brugus, Bodriggy Dry & Bitter, Feral, Gamma, Magic Rock, Omnipollo, Thornbeidge, To Øl and Vocation; also distributes Rye & Pint
East of Avalon WinesBrothers Cider, Timothy Taylor, Wychwood and more
Eastern CraftBrewdog, Far Yeast, Fourpure, Gweilo, Hitachino Nest, Magpie Brewing, Otus and more
Elixir Codesee ‘Bars in the West’
Epicurean Nomadsmany Japanese craft beers such as Hideji (of ‘Kuri Kuro’ chestnut stout fame), Iwate Kura and Swan Lake
Juju Brews–see ‘Bottle Shops’see ‘Bottle Shops’
The Mad TapperBehemoth, Garage Project, Parrotdog, Sierra Nevada, Stone & Wood and more
Plan.BCloudwater, Gosnell’s, Heaps Normal and more one-offs
Quality Dropssee ‘Bottle Shops’
Smith Street Tapssee ‘Bottle Shops’
TSA WinesHeart of Darkness, North Coast, Sweetwater, Verhaeghe and more
Watering HoleWestern Australian breweries like Blasta, Otherside and Rocky Ridge, and also Duckpond from Sweden
Wet GoodsBrewski, Lervig, Nogne Ø, Brekeriet, La Sirene and more
Young Masterjust Young Master beers from Hong Kong

Singapore craft beer places that have closed

Even though the craft beer scene in Singapore is growing, the cost of doing business takes its toll occasionally. These are some of the players that have shuttered over the last few years in this cut-throat market:

  • 99 Bottles
  • Bar MF
  • Binjai Brew
  • Birdy’s
  • BREW’
  • Brewers Craft
  • Burger Bar New York
  • Convergence Brewery
  • Crimson by Sunbird
  • Draft & Craft
  • The Dragonfly
  • Five Marbles
  • Freehouse
  • Gone Rogue
  • Good Intentions
  • Halfpipe Skatebar
  • Hopheads
  • Hopstation
  • Jungle Brewing
  • The Kongsee
  • Live at the Crossroads/The Pumproom
  • LKF Taproom
  • MOA Tiki Bar
  • Mikkeller Bar Singapore/Mikkeller Singapore
  • Old Empire
  • Singabrew Beer Lounge
  • Spaceman Drinks
  • Starker Fresh
  • Takumi Craft Beer Bar

The SG craft beer bar map

I’ve pinned the above bars and shops and others I know on a Singapore Craft Beer Bar Map. It’s a constant work-in-progress, so it’s not always accurate, and I’m grateful to the Singapore craft beer community for their valuable input. Let me know if there’s something that needs updating!

Craft Beer Singapore Map
Click on the image or the link to access the map of Singapore craft beer bars!

First published: 6 January 2019