Hutsul brewery "Tsypa" was founded a couple years ago in Kvasy village – a picturesque dot on the map of Hutsul region. Thus, numerous kinds of beer go all the way from the Carpathians to Kyiv and introduce the public to its variety of flavors. Two of Tsypa pubs in Kyiv offer two types of craft Ale, several types of Black and Stout and the whole four India Pale Ale flavors. Taphouse also offers other breweries' products of prime quality - one can find Velke Popovice Kozel and Plzensky Pilsner to taste the classics. Moonshine made from beer, or Pyvovytsia, is available here for adventurous souls. Guests are also offered exclusive Cider on Blueberry and Oak Cider in bottles. It is best to book a table beforehand on Ципа Taphouse Facebook page.
Address: 16, Yaroslaviv Val Street; 27, Velyka Zhytomyrska Street
Syndicate Beer & Grill
Syndicate beer&grill offers delicious grilled food, smokehouse with a variety of smoked meats and fish and a craft beer brewery. Beer fans can sample Hopfen Weisse, a strong hop pungent beer, California Dream lager, which is a mid strength beer, a semi sweetAbbey Dubbel, Stout, Burshtyn Digger, brewed with Vienna malt, and even a caramel flavored IPA.
Address: 4/6, Suvorova Street
Apart from 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. Nice news for vegetarians - the diner also has a large selection of meat-free dishes.
Address: 37, Petra Sahaidachnoho Street; 7/11, Khreschatyk Street
Solod Enjoy Bar
Opened in 2015, Solod Enjoy Bar quickly became a popular place for barbecue and beers fans. The spot boasts an in-house smokehouse, which produces delicious smoked meats and cheeses, while the 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 has a light vinous taste with slightly dry, crisp finish); Solod Blanche (unfiltered, without any bitterness) and Solod Gold (mid-dark, filtered beer).
Address: 1B, Tychyny avenue, Silver Breeze shopping mall
Pilsner Ceska Hospoda
The Legendary Kyiv location offers Pilsner Urquell - a unique Czech craft beer. Pilsner Ceska Hospoda is a family- friendly restaurant with delicious Czech cuisine and a great variety of craft beers. Except unique in Kyiv Pilsner Urquell, guests can sample authentic potato beer from Hutsul 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
Lesopylka House of Craft Beers
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
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