Craft Beer Archive

The best craft beer in Tromsø, Norway

High above the Arctic Circle, Tromsø, Norway is known for its seasonal extremes – polar night in the winter, and midnight sun in the summer. In December, I visited Tromsø in search of the Northern Lights. While I was there, I also checked out some great places to drink craft beer in Tromsø. Being Norway, […]

The best craft beer in Busan, South Korea

Busan is South Korea’s second largest city. While not as massive as Seoul, Busan still has a vibrant modern edge to it. There are several great breweries & places to drink craft beer in Busan. Most of them are congregated in two sections of the city, Gwangan & Nampo. Here are the best places I […]

The best craft beer in Santa Rosa, California

Located about an hour and a half north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa, California is most famously known for a few things. It’s part of the heart of Northern California’s wine country in Sonoma County. Plus, it’s where “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz lived for many years, with the city now hosting a museum about his life as […]

The best craft beer in Seoul, South Korea

South Korea has a great drinking culture, but until recently, quality beer was not part of it. However, in recent years, there has been an explosion of craft beer in Seoul. This craze has been fueled both by local interest in better beer, but also by Seoul’s position as an international city that has residents […]

The best craft beer in Fukuoka, Japan

Although Japan’s craft beer scene is growing, I went to Fukuoka with fairly low expectations. While it is one of the bigger cities in Japan, there are fewer expats and tourists than elsewhere. That said, I was pleasantly surprised that Fukuoka had a handful of nice places to drink craft beer. Here are my favorite places […]

The best craft beer in Downtown Los Angeles

For a long time, Los Angeles was an afterthought in California’s craft beer scene. The San Francisco Bay Area & San Diego have long been beer capitals, but despite being the largest city in the state, the City of Angels had little to contribute. That is all changing with the latest craft beer wave. There is […]

The best craft beer in Umeå, Sweden

Umeå, Sweden is the epicenter of northern Sweden’s cultural scene. With a large student population, several museums, and fine dining, there is also support for a nice little craft beer scene as well. During my visit the city, I had the opportunity to visit some of Umeå’s best craft beer spots. Rex Rex Bar & […]

The best craft beer in Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg is the 2nd largest in Sweden, and the largest on the country’s West Coast. The city has a bit of a hipster reputation, with great restaurants, shopping, and culture. This of course includes craft beer, which is growing in popularity all over Sweden, but especially in such a cool city as Gothenburg. I spent […]