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Craft beer pioneers open new outlet in Saigon

10th April 2021

From the pioneers of craft beer in Vietnam comes another exciting spot to enjoy a cold glass of the country’s freshest ales.

Located in District 10 in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, one of Asia’s top craft beer destinations, the Truong Son Street outlet offers thirsty patrons 250 seats over two floors, each with it’s own 30 tap bar.

Exterior view of Bia Craft Truong Son

The new Bia Craft outlet has been designed with plenty of open terrace space

The outlet has been custom designed and built with plenty of outdoor patio seating and lots of greenery, the preferred environment for beer drinkers in the populous southern Vietnamese city.

To celebrate the opening of the new outlet the chain’s co-founder Tim Scott arranged collaboration brews with two local breweries.

For their growing following of female drinkers they have released Gái Nhà Lành (Girl Next Door), a 3.3% strawberry Berliner Weisse beer, brewed in collaboration with Hoprizon Brewing Company

Reflecting the increasing popularity of craft lagers in Vietnam and in readiness for the balmy Saigon summer Heart of Darkness Brewery worked with them to produce Hai Lúa (Two Rice), a tropical lager packed full of tropical fruit flavours.The Bia Craft Ho Chi Minh City wall of 30 taps

Bia Craft has been popular with local beer drinkers since they opened their first outlet in 2016 in the housing enclave of Ho Chi Minh’s District 2.

They are known for their diverse beer selection and huge tap walls as well as their extensive food menu’s offering hungry drinkers anything from crispy Chicken Skin Nacho’s to a giant 1 Metre Hot Dog!

A staunch supporter of locally produced craft beer, this will be Bia Craft’s fourth outlet alongside their taprooms in Districts 2, 3 and Phú Nhuận.

Bia Craft Truong Son opens it’s doors to the public on Saturday 10th April, 2021

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Charles Guerrier

Charles Guerrier

Charles founded SEA Brew in 2015 and is now responsible for the running of the Asia Brewers Network and associated activities. He travels extensively throughout the region putting his Beer Sommelier accreditation to good use.

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