Craft Beer in Kaohsiung City 高雄精釀啤酒
The craft beer scene in Taiwan continues to grow.
Here are some places to find craft beers for sale in Kaohsiung City…
1. Craft Beer 卡夫特精釀啤酒專賣店
Craft is a small shop in northern Kaohsiung where customers can drink on site or take beer to go. They have 2 draught choices each week always from different breweries.
2. Zhen Chang 振昌 Beer and Liquor Store
Located on Ming Cheng 3rd Road, many Kaohsiung expats refer to this shop as “the beer store”. Zhen Chang has a very large selection of craft beers from all over the world. It may be the biggest selection in Kaohsiung City.
3. Zhang Men Brewing Company
Located near the Art Museum, Zhang Men is a Taipei brewery with over 40 freshly made craft beers. The Art Museum location has 24 taps listed on the wall ranging from a light pilsner to Belgian Wheats to Double IPAs to Stouts to Barleywines. You name it, they got it. Prices are a bit steep for Kaohsiung but that hasn’t deterred locals from getting their fill. A small menu of food is available as well. Opens at 3:00pm and has a Happy Hour til 6:00.
Click here for map and website: Zhangmen Brewery Kaohsiung
4. Beer Bee
Beer Bee is similar to Craft. It is a small shop where you can have your beers to drink or to go. It is closer to the Kaohsiung Train Station. They have 2-3 beers on tap. Cozy place to hang out. Beer Bee has an assortment of nice bar food and snacks to enjoy with your beer. There is outside seating on the sidewalk.
5. Jason’s Market
Jason’s has two locations in Kaohsiung City. Both are at the large Han Shen Department stores in their basement levels. Jason’s has been increasing their selection of craft beers from their original Belgium/Australian brew focus. You can now find craft beers from the USA, England, Japan, and Taiwan.
6. 加楓二 Fh2 – Taphouse & Pizza Pub
Taphouse is the second restaurant from the owners of the Foster Hewitt’s Pub. Taphouse also has a wide menu of food choices including hand made pizza and it is one of the only places in Kaohsiung to get craft beer on tap. They also carry a selection of bottled craft beers.
7. Dollars Supermarket 大樂
Dollars is a supermarket located on the corner of Minzu and Ming Cheng Roads in north Kaohsiung City. The first floor supermarket has a very generous wine and beer selection and there is a good assortment of craft beers to choose from.