As a local craft brewer in Hong Kong since 1995, Hong Kong Beer Co decided to brew a non-alcoholic pale ale with all the aromas and flavours of fresh local craft beer. People no longer have to feel "marginalised" in social settings or "push through the flush" to fit in.
- SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST
"Hong Kong is booming with homegrown craft breweries … [that] has naturally coincided with an explosion in the number of great bars serving craft beer across the city." Check out Hong Kong Beer Co craft beers at Second Draft, Carbon Brews Central, Grain, The Globe and Craftissimo!
- TIME OUT HONG KONG
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"Hong Kong Beer Co has been [brewing] since 1995! Pioneers of Hong Kong’s craft beer scene, they have truly stood the test of time... Keep an eye out for their virtual beer tastings of new beers – a bargain at $100 for a variety six-pack."
- FOODIE MAGAZINE
“Know someone leaving the city who loves the 852 as much as we do? Here’s our pick of the best local Hong Kong-themed gifts... Hong Kong Beer Co., Hong Kong Beer Mixed Case.”
- SASSY HONG KONG
“Enjoy beers by Hong Kong Beer Co, the city’s first beer microbrewery founded in 1995, at family-run River Sichuan Restaurant. Brewed locally using the finest malts, hops, and yeasts from around the world, the beers are the perfect accompaniment to spicy sharing dishes.”
“Hong Kong Beer Co is the OG of craft breweries in Hong Kong."
- TIME OUT HONG KONG
“Red Racer, Lucky Pig Tangerine Ale with Ginger. In a collaboration with Hong Kong Beer Co for the 2019 Chinese Calendar, Lucky Pig’s label is a welcome diversion from the typical Red Racer labels. Award winning beer, finally with a label that wins in both Canada and Asia alike.”
- PACIFIC RIM DISTRIBUTORS
“Hoping to elevate Hong Kong’s craft beer culture with their enthusiasm for quality, innovation and brewing tradition, Hong Kong Beer Co. sources top quality malts, hops and yeasts from around the world to create the tastiest beers.”
“Cathay Pacific designed a beer to taste better when you're at 35,000 feet”
- THE VERGE
“Big Wave Bay ✭✭✭✭✭ Beautiful copper in color. Hoppy, fresh citrus aroma. Sweet maltiness, typical IPA style with strong, hoppy, exceptional complexity and balance, with 40 second plus aftertaste.” - Tomy Fong，啤酒品評人
“We’ve also been really deliberate in telling the unique story of Hong Kong through our branding. Manufacturing has really died down in Hong Kong, but we try to make everything we can here. That’s a really unique story to tell both locally and internationally.”
“After years of being dominated by big mass-produced brands, Hong Kong is finally finding a taste for beer microbrewed right here in the city." "Hong Kong Beer, the city's first microbrew, has just launched a new brewery in Chai Wan, complete with 'state of the art' equipment, a new brewmaster and a fresh range of beers.”
- TIME OUT HONG KONG
“Distributed additionally in Singapore and Shenzhen, Hong Kong Beer Co’s beers are found all over Hong Kong with a handy map on its website.”
- THE DRINKS BUSINESS
“Though more Hong Kong resturants and bars are offering craft beer on tap, Mr. Boda [co-founder of Hop Leaf] says many are restricted by exclusivity agreements with mass-market brewers, which often pay for the installation and maintenance of draft systems. 'The market is out there, it's just getting the product to them,' he said.”
This fascinating article plots the history of beer in Hong Kong beginning nearly 200 years ago, in 1842, with imports from the U.K. The Hong Kong Beer Co, which launched its first craft beer in June 1995, has helped pioneer the local craft beer market and, in fact, was the only brewery in Hong Kong from 2007 to 2009 when San Miguel temporarily relocated to Guangdong province.
The New York Times chronicled Hong Kong Beer Co's founding in 1995 - the first craft brewery in Hong Kong. "Hong Kong has a new locally produced beer, a beer brewed at a microbrewery with the sort of craft brewing that has swept the United States but just taken its first steps in Asia.”