Gurgaon’s Microbreweries: A Beer Lover’s Paradise
Plato said, “He was a wise man who invented beer”, and we unanimously concur with him. Yes, be it the Friday night after-office plan or an impromptu decision to just hang out and bitch about your manager, beers have been our best friends on all occasions. And if you happen to be in Gurgoan, consider yourself blessed already! Gurgaon is home to some of the best microbreweries of India. The slowly growing industrial and financial city of India has quietly become a hot favorite among ‘beer drinkers’. With so many options at hand, one can be left spoilt for choice. Here we make it easy for you by listing the best watering holes in the town.
“Okay so I want a Full-toss…” “hmmm I want Googly…” “I’ll go for the Doosra… ” – too much of cricket? No, this is what you’ll hear at Howzzat. If you are a cricket fanatic and a beer lover, this is the place to be. This place came into existence when the concept of brewpubs was in its baby-days in India. One of the best microbreweries of Gurgaon, Howzzat is located in the Galaxy Hotel.
Even the couches here are shaped like leather gloves! A favorite among the office crowd, Howzzat is also known for its unique beer cocktails. The next time you’re in Gurgaon, make sure you don’t miss out on India’s first commercial microbrewery.
Address: Sector 15, The Galaxy Hotel Sector 15, Delhi NCR
Phone: 011 33105373
Manhattan, The Craft Brewery
One of the largest microbreweries in India, Manhattan, The Craft Brewery would remind you of a typical vintage German brewery. The shiny cylindrical vessels connected to each other brew nothing but the best beers in the country, whipping up many different flavors. Another favorite amongst the locals, this microbrewery in Gurgaon is packed even on a Monday night!
7 Degrees Brauhaus – the authentic Bavarian microbrewery and kitchen restaurant – offers ‘craft’ beer of the highest standard. The handcrafted unfiltered fresh beer is full of yeast and proteins – meaning it’s good for health. You’d totally dig this!One should definitely try their popular German wheat beer, which is smooth till the last drop. Also, how about flaunting your boxing skills after a couple of beers on the Xbox console, which is connected to a large screen? Sounds fun indeed!
To top it all, the performance area is usually occupied by either stand-up comedians, live bands, or the DJ. Still looking for reasons to visit this one?
Address: 1st Floor, Global Foyer Mall, Sector 43, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon
Phone: 011 33106327
7 Degrees Brauhaus
No. 2 on the list of German microbreweries in Gurgaon, 7° Brauhaus instantly takes you to the Bavarian region of Germany. As Benjamin Franklin once said, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy!”This authentic Bavarian microbrewery and kitchen restaurant offers ‘craft’ beer of the highest standard. The handcrafted unfiltered fresh beer is full of yeast and proteins – meaning it’s good for health. You’d totally dig this!
The peculiar beer garden theme with large chestnut trees is indeed a refreshing ambience. Sipping on German beers with some authentic Indian and German delicacies plus the music makes this place one of the go-to microbreweries in Gurgaon.
Address: 310 & 311, 3rd Floor, DLF South Point Mall, DLF Phase 5, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon
Phone: 011 33105394
Striker Pub and Brewery
Another microbrewery in Gurgaon that is located in the Global Foyer Mall (the reason we said you’d be spoilt for choices!), Striker has its very own brewery that offers 4 kinds of beers – Country Pilsner (full bodied premium beer), Mariachi Maize (light bodied corn beer), Rock Bock (heavy bodied dark beer), and Weiss Blues (wheat beer).
Do you ask which one’s the best? We say, gulp down all!
One of the coolest microbreweries in Gurgaon, this place even has specially made cabins for large groups. The pleasant music and soothing dim lights add to the ambience of this place.
Address: 23, 1st Floor, Global Foyer Mall, Sector 43, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon
Phone: 011 33107946
If you’ve had enough of the ‘German’ feel by now, this microbrewery in Gurgaon would take you on a tipsy visit to an Old English bar. The 3 varieties of freshly brewed beers – the Wheat, Premium, and Dark – are perfectly measured to your liking and absolutely worth each dime!
The ambience is top notch, the music decent, and the large screen in the basement is a sports lover’s delight. If you’re up for some gaming, indulge in the motion games they have stacked up just for that binge. Need we say more? One of the best microbreweries of Gurgaon that justifies value for money.
Address: 4, Leisure Valley Road, Near Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sector 29, Gurgaon
Phone: 011 33106324
These 5 easily rank among the best; for Gurgaon comes up easy as a solid contender on the raging microbrewery circuit of India. All you beer peeps out there – stay happy.
As Benjamin Franklin once said, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy!”
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