10 Best Craft Beers in Singapore to Satisfy Your Alcohol Craving [2021]

Find the best craft beers in Singapore to satisfy your alcohol craving.

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Ask any beer lover, and he or she will tell you that factory-produced beer is unlikely to taste as rich as craft beer. Why so? This is because craft beer is a beer made in a traditional or non-mechanised way by a small brewery.

Two common metrics used for craft beer are ABV and IBU. Alcohol – Alcohol By Volume (ABV) varies according to different craft beer styles, ranging from around 3% to more than 20%. International Bitterness Unit (IBU) is the measure of hops’ contribution to a beer’s bitterness. It can range from 0 to over 100. 

Looking to quaff down a pint of craft beer to satisfy your alcohol cravings or bitterness-loving tastebuds? In this article, we’ve gathered a list of the 10 best craft beers in Singapore for you to quell your desire for traditionally brewed beer.

1. Alchemist Beer Lab

best craft beer singapore
Type of InformationDetails
Highlights to note:– All craft beers are freshly brewed
– Award-winning craft beers
AddressSouth Beach Avenue, 26 Beach Rd
Singapore 189768
Email (For Enquiry)[email protected]
Contact Number+65 6386 4365
Operating HoursTuesday – Sunday
2 pm – 10.30 pm

Online Reviews548 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.2 / 5.0 stars)
79 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars)

Alchemist Beer Lab possesses up to 20 taps dedicated to incorporating natural flavors of fruits, flowers and other favourite snacks into various beers.

Their beer taps contain craft beers from their sister restaurant, Little Island Brewing Co. All their craft beers are freshly brewed in Changi Village.

Their craft beer taps include That Old Black Magic, a dry Irish nitro stout, which clinched 4 Gold medals at the 2016 Asia Beer Awards, as well as a good mix of ales, lagers and other beer types.

2. LeVel33

best craft beer singapore
Type of InformationDetails
Highlights to note:– Unparalleled skyline dining experience
– All their beers are brewed onsite
Address8 Marina Blvd #33 – 01
Singapore 018981
Email (For Enquiry)[email protected]
Contact Number+65 6834 3133 / +65 8511 4613
Operating HoursMonday – Sunday
11.30 am – 10.30 pm
Online Reviews1465 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.3 / 5.0 stars)
699 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 4.4 / 5.0 stars)

LeVeL33, the World’s Highest Urban Microbrewery is a unique concept which presents an unparalleled dining experience complete with one of the best views of Singapore’s Marina Bay and city skyline.

Their staple lineup comprises – The 33.1 Blond Lager, 33.15 India Pale Ale, 33.3 Stout, 33.4 House Porter and 33.9 Wheat Beer. Brewmaster Gabriel also brews a range of exclusive one-off seasonal beers that flow until the tap runs dry. 

All their beers are brewed onsite with state-of-the-art technology by SALM & Co Gmbh, one of Europe’s oldest manufacturers. Their unfiltered and unpasteurised beers are now available in bottles and cans for takeaways.

3. The Guild

best craft beer singapore
Type of InformationDetails
Highlights to note:– Comprehensive drinks menu
– Homemade comfort food to pair with beer
Address55 Keong Saik Road
Email (For Enquiry)[email protected]
Contact Number+65 9042 3900
Operating HoursMonday – Sunday
4 pm – 10.30 pm
Online Reviews217 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars)
33 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 5.0 / 5.0 stars)

A project by Asia’s leading independent craft brewery, Young Master, The Guild is a convivial craft beer taproom and restaurant on the buzzing Keong Saik Road.

Named for craftsmen associations of the past, The Guild believes in working with small-scale, artisanal producers including brewers, farmers, distillers, wine-makers, and in building a community that appreciates their genuine and thoughtful work.

Chef Alton Huang serves up homemade comfort food made from local and regional produce. All dishes can be paired with independent craft beer from its menu, such as Classic Pale Ale, a hoppy ale, and Fleeting Clouds, a citrusy wheat beer.

4. Sixteen Ounces Bistro

best craft beer singapore
Type of InformationDetails
Highlights to note:– Rotating variety of craft beers 
– Served with local fusion delights
Address398 Upper Bukit Timah Rd
The Rail Mall
Singapore 678049
Email (For Enquiry)
Contact Number+65 6219 9304
Operating HoursMonday – Friday
3.30 pm – 10.30 pm

Saturday – Sunday
11.30 am – 10.30 pm
Online Reviews197 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.2 / 5.0 stars)
60 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 4.3 / 5.0 stars)

Sixteen Ounces is the first of its kind craft beer bar and bistro in the Western part of Singapore, located at the end of The Rail Mall, right beside the historical steel rail bridges of The Green Corridor.

Serving up eight regularly rotated craft beers on tap, the drinks are paired with local fusion delights from the kitchen. There is also a rotating variety of bottled and canned craft beers and ciders from different parts of the world.

The Fourpure Indy Lager ($12 for half pint/$15 for full pint) is recommended for its crisp flavours and malty finish, while the Hitachino Nest White Ale ($12 for half pint/$15 for full pint) is known for its hints of nutmeg, coriander and orange peel. 

5. JiBuru

best craft beer singapore
Type of InformationDetails
Highlights to note:– Japanese artisanal beer drinking experience
– Uses Japan’s famed beer brewing technique
Address313 Orchard Road #01-26
[email protected]
Singapore 238895
Email (For Enquiry)[email protected]
Contact Number+65 6732 6884
Operating HoursMonday – Sunday
12 pm – 10 pm
Online Reviews554 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.2 / 5.0 stars)
206 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 4.2 / 5.0 stars)

JiBiru brings Japan’s exciting artisanal beer experience to the heart of Singapore’s Orchard Road. Serving a wide range of handcrafted brews, JiBiru, or “local beer” in Japanese, promises a unique yet authentic modern Japanese drinking experience.

Beers include the Premium Black Beer, which is crafted with roasted dark malts and a refined hop bitterness that is complemented by a sweet, round fullness.

Unique creations are brewed using ingredients and processes traditionally seen in the making of sake or shochu, as well as produce found local to the brewery.

6. Druggists

best craft beer singapore
Type of InformationDetails
Highlights to note:– Wide variety of craft beer flavours
– Islandwide delivery service
Address119 Tyrwhitt Road
Singapore 207547
Email (For Enquiry)[email protected]
Contact Number+65 6802 0228
Operating HoursMonday – Friday
3.30 pm – 10.30 pm

Saturday – Sunday
1 pm – 10.30 pm
Online Reviews642 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars)
97 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 4.9 / 5.0 stars)

Voted as Singapore’s Best Beer Bar, Druggish has been pouring some of the wildest craft beers you can ever find since 2015. With 23 taps of craft beer that rotate daily, every beer is carefully curated to suit a wide range of palates.

A craft beer to give a try is the 15 Mile Round Trip (from $27), a Double IPA brewed with a trio of outstanding hop varieties: Citra BBC, Mosaic BBC and Galaxy. 

The best part is that you can order these craft beers online. You can get island wide delivery for above $65 spent. A $12 flat delivery fee applies otherwise. 

7. RedDot BrewHouse

best craft beer singapore
Type of InformationDetails
Highlights to note:– Singapore’s first locally-owned, independent commercial microbrewery
– Dining experience in history-rich ambience
Address25A Dempsey Road #01-01
Singapore 247691
Email (For Enquiry)
Contact Number+65 6475 0500
Operating HoursMonday – Saturday

12 pm – 10.30 pm


11.30 am – 10 pm
Online Reviews396 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.1 / 5.0 stars)
95 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 4.7 / 5.0 stars)

One thing that sets RedDot BrewHouse apart from the other microbreweries is that it is Singapore’s first locally owned, independent commercial microbrewery.

Their on-site bars are housed in age old historical buildings like Dempsey’s Tanglin Barracks (1860) and Boat Quay’s old commercial Chinese shop houses (1826), promising a unique dining experience infused with the rich taste of history.

Our recommendations include the Reddot Lime Wheat, a straw colour wheat beer that is wonderfully refreshing and the Monster Green Lager Beer, a green spirulina infused lager beer with hints of malt.

8. Malthouse

best craft beer singapore
Type of InformationDetails
Highlights to note:– 12 different taps of draught beer
– Family-friendly restaurant with delicious comfort food
Address685 East Coast Road
Singapore 459054
Email (For Enquiry)[email protected]
Contact Number+65 6636 4436
Operating HoursMonday – Friday

3 pm – 10.30 pm

Saturday – Sunday

1 pm – 10.30 pm
Online Reviews338 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.3 / 5.0 stars)
73 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars)

Malthouse, an old shop-house located in the East Coast of Singapore, boasts a large array of craft beer from all over the world. With a line up of 12 taps of draught beer, you would be able to find a beer flavour that suits your taste.

The joint’s flagship beer is the Crossroads Craft Lager (5% ABV / 18 IBU), which has a subtle, smooth malty backbone balanced by premium European hops.

They also sell a variety of tasty comfort food to go along with your beer, such as peri peri chicken wings ($12), nacho chips ($14) and crispy baby octopus ($12).

9. TAP

best craft beer singapore
Type of InformationDetails
Highlights to note:– Five physical outlets across the island
– 20 rotating international craft beers
– Traditional flavours with a unique twist
AddressOne Raffles Link
Singapore 039393
Email (For Enquiry)[email protected]
Contact Number+65 6219 0676
Operating HoursSunday – Tuesday
12 pm -10.30 pm

Wednesday – Saturday
11 am – 10.30 pm
Online ReviewsOne Raffles Link outlet:

438 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.3 / 5.0 stars)
4 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 5.0 / 5.0 stars)

With five physical outlets across the island, it is certainly no understatement to say that TAP Craft Beer has established a significant presence in Singapore.

The joint features 20 rotating international craft beers on draft plus a curated food menu to bring its customers brand new selections every month.

Unique flavours under the brand include the Peanut Butter Chocolate Milk Stout (available at the One Raffles Link outlet). Brewed in Eureka, California, it is an easy drinking dark beer, brewed with lactose to give an up-front sweetness.

10. Good Luck Beerhouse

best craft beer singapore
Type of InformationDetails
Highlights to note:– Paired with local dim sum delights
– Craft beers incorporate natural flavours
Address 9 Haji Lane
 Singapore 189202
Email (For Enquiry)[email protected]
Contact Number+65 6391 9942
Operating HoursMonday – Sunday

12 pm – 10 pm
Online Reviews299 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars)
44 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 5.0 / 5.0 stars)

Good Luck Beerhouse is a cosy 14-tap craft beer and dim sum bar housed amidst an eclectic mix of shophouses along Haji Lane. Dedicated to representing the local craft beer community, you will find the best local brews on tap there.

One of their top sellers is Wayward Wheat. Spotting a cloudy gold colour, the medium bodied wheat beer carries pleasant sweet flavours like banana and corn.

Chocolate lovers would also love Anarchy Amber, a copper hued ale that gives off a earthern toffee aroma complete with a mild floral bitterness.


Do you have any reviews and comments to share regarding our choices for the best craft beers in Singapore?

While SBO is committed to supporting our local businesses, we welcome any feedback and anonymous sharing regarding your experience with the listed craft beers in Singapore.

We hope that this guide will be useful in helping you to make an informed decision when it comes to finding the best craft beers in Singapore.

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