«Destinations» rounded up beer pubs in Kyiv with the best selection of craft beers and classic ales from breweries both near and far. Craft beers are unique, progressive beers made by small-scale breweries. Craft beer is distinct from traditional one and is often explosively hoppy and rich in flavor. An increasing number of bars and pubs in Kyiv is specializing in them.
Craft Beer in Good Wine
Good Wine premium grocery store in Kyiv has undergone some major renovation recently. Now customers can enjoy an impressive selection of top-notch products from deli corner, grill zone, healthy food section as well as interesting conceptual solutions in liquor section.
Another interesting addition to the assortment of strong drinks in the store is an in-house brewed craft beer. Currently 2 sorts are available: #1 American Pale Ale and #2 Session Pale Ale.
#1 American Pale Ale has a pleasant flower-lemon aroma and tastes of ginger and grapefruit. Local brewery uses German Bamberg malts and German and American hop Citra and Cascade.
#2 Session Pale Ale is only 3,5% strong which makes it a perfect long run drink for the evening. 4 varieties of hop are used to brew #2 Session Pale Ale: Citra, Ella and Amarillo; peculiar bitterness is added by Hercules hop.
Address: 9, Mechnikova street, Kyiv.
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Recently opened Syndicate beer&grill offers delicious grilled food, smokehouse with a variety of smoked meats and fish and a craft beer brewery.
Here beer fans can sample Hopfen Weisse (strong hop pungent beer), California Dream lager (mid strength beer), Abbey Dubbel (semi sweet beer), Stout, Burshtyn Digger (brewed with Vienna malt), caramel flavored IPA.
Address: 4/6, Suvorova street, Kyiv.
Besides its popular burgers, Star Burger diners in Kyiv offer a selection of craft beers. Here you can taste Signature Star Burger Craft Beer (light), Red Star and unfiltered Blanche.
Address: 34B, Moskovsky avenue, «Blockbuster» entertainment center; 1b, Tychyny avenue, «Silver Breeze» shopping mall, Kyiv.
Solod enjoy bar
Opened in 2015, Solod enjoy bar quickly became a popular place for barbecue and beers fans. Solod enjoy bar boasts an in-house smokehouse, which produces delicious smoked meats and cheeses and local brewery offers a nice selection of craft beers which go perfectly well with the food.
Here guests can order Solod Silver (light in color and malt character, this style’s fermentation process yields a light vinous character which is accompanied by a slightly dry, crisp finish); Solod Blanche (unfiltered with self-taste without any bitterness), Solod Gold (mid-dark, filtered beer).
Address: 1b, Tychyny avenue, «Silver Breeze» shopping mall, Kyiv.
Pilsner Ceska Hospoda
Legendary Pilsner Bar has now been reborn into Pilsner Ceska Hospoda beer pub. The place offers Pilsner Urquell, a unique Czech craft beer.
Pilsner Ceska Hospoda is a family friendly restaurant offering delicious Czech cuisine and a great variety of craft beers. Except unique to Kyiv Pilsner Urquell, guests can sample authentic potato beer from Hutsul (Hutsuls are the ethnic group living in Carpathian mountain highlands) brewery «Tsypa» and other popular craft beer styles.
Pilsner Ceska Hospoda organizers regular craft beer degustations presenting new brews and styles; check out their Facebook Page for schedule.
Address: 20, Pushkinska street, Kyiv.
Lesopylka House of Craft Beers
Named «Lesopylka» (sawmill in Ukrainian) was opened on the premises of an old sawmill in Kyiv. The place is a real palace of craft beers and offers a great variety of styles from around the world. Here guests can order a pint of Hoppy Lager, extra hoppy American old style IPA or India Pale Ale, Varvar Golden Ale (Belgian ale with coriander), Varvar Apa (American hop ale), Milk Stout, Sweet Stout any many others.
Address: 1E, Starosel’ska street, Kyiv.
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If you are searching for the best bars and pubs for a frosty pint or two, you are in the right place. Kyiv’s drinking scene is one of the best in Ukraine. Our web destinations.com.ua rounded up the list of the best craft beer pubs in the capital.
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