Are you a fan of craft beer? Have you ever wanted to make your own? Or, maybe it was your hobby and now miss doing your own? In Busan, there is a place where you can make your own beer! As long as you have the recipe, you can create the beer of your dreams.
What is Craft Brewer?
Craft Brewer is a place dedicated, as the name says, to craft beer. They sell any kinds of ingredients and tools that are necessary for making beer. You can buy the supplies to make your beer at home, or visit their store to make your own in person.
They are one of the biggest providers of beer-making supplies in the country. If you enjoy craft beer in Korea, chances are your favorite local breweries are getting their supplies here. In other words, a paradise for craft beer lovers.
Making Your Own Beer
Yes, yes you can. As long as you have your recipe and know what you need to do, you are allowed to make a reservation and do your thing. You can even make design your own labels and choose your bottles at their store.
You can book an appointment to visit their shop and make your own beer on-site. Or, you can buy the supplies and have it shipped anywhere in South Korea.
If you want to make your own beer on-site, you will have to pay to use Craft Brewer’s equipment and support staff. The following are the prices:
- Hopped Extract Brewing: 30,000
- Extract Brewing, Partial Mashing: 40,000
- Mashing (All Grain Brewing): 60,000
- Delivery of the beer: 20,000
The price of ingredients, cans, and bottles is separate. You can either bring your own or buy them at Craft Brewer.
Note: Your payment includes the cleaning and support from staff to use the machinery. Some steps of the process are only allowed to be made by the staff. In addition, beer takes time to ferment, so you will not be able to make it and take it home the same day.
It is also important to note that you are not allowed to make Lager beer. The workshop does not have the required equipment.
More Things to Do at Craft Brewer
If you have a competitive soul and enjoy making your own recipes. This place also has a craft beer contest. You can share your creations with the public, win prizes, and spend a really good time while doing so.
Or if you are someone who prefers to enjoy and try beer, you can also join the contest as a jury! There is a place for everyone with this hobby here.
Whether or not you are not interested in the making of craft beer, as long as you like beer and want to learn more about it this is a really fun place to visit. But, even if you can’t make it to Busan to learn about making beer, you can Click Here to buy an English copy of their magazine, The Beer Post.
There is also another valuable item in the store for fans of beer living in South Korea. Craft Brewer sells Craft Beer Korea, a Korean Craft Brewery Guide. If you are brave enough, you can prepare an adventure through Korea with the help of this book to discover all the craft breweries in the country! Click Here to get your own copy!
Craft Brewer (크래프트브루어) Address: 17 Namcheon Bada-Ro, Suyeong-gu, Busan 2FL Korean Address: 부산 수영구 남천바다로 17 Opening Hours: Mon - Fri: 11:00 AM - 06:00 PM Sat: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM Sun: Closed
Want to enjoy craft beer in Busan without making it yourself? Click Here to read about Galmegi Brewing Co.!