Companies dealing in Craft Beer in India

Cerana Beverages (New Delhi) - India's leading and first craft beer company

Founder: Ankur Jain (CEO)
Brand Name: BIRU

The first variation of BIRU will be a simple drinking, little bitterness wheat beer, which will be beginning in both bottles and draft set-ups. At the same instance, Cerana will be launching ‘Craft Beer Hive’, the country’s foremost brand independent draft beer dispense network. The draft beer system will allow Cerana to lead market share in high traffic, high volume on-premise outlets in the country.

Arbor Brewing Company India (ABC India- Bangalore)

Founder: Gaurav Sikka 

ABC India has swiftly become Bangalore’s exclusive brewpub with its focal point on Western-style service and hospitality, inventive American pub food, and cutting- edge handcrafted beer.
Brands Names:
  1. Bollywood Blonde: Striking copper-orange ale with a well-off, tempting fragrance of oranges and lemongrass. Crusty and stimulating on the appetite. A ideal blend of malt, spice, and sweet and zesty hints of citrus. The ABV Content is 6%.
  2. Buzzsaw American IPA: A huge, daring hop-forward west coast style IPA. The malt quality is restrained to feature a blend of Simcoe, Summit, Citra, and Centennial Hops creating a lasting dry finish with notes of pine, grapefruit, and apricot. The ABV Content is 7.5%.
  3. Brasserie Greff Special Reserve: A compound and vinous medium-bodied brew that combines the pungent sweet-tart fruitiness of fine balsamic vinegar with the brooding musty earthiness of a Bordeaux. The ABV Content is 9.3%.
  4. Brune Barrel Aged Brown: Brune is characteristic delectably soured Flemish style brown ale in the Rodenbach tradition. Dark, copper-red, medium-bodied ale with slight spiced tart cherry and woodsy notes. This beer has a prominent tart tartness on the taste that follows through with composite, malty, and earthy vinous flavors. The ABV content is 9.3%
  5. Buzzsaw American IPA: An immense, audacious hop-forward west coast style IPA. The malt temperament is restrained to display a blend of Simcoe, Summit, Citra, and Centennial Hops creating a persistent dry finish with notes of pine, grapefruit, and apricot. The ABV content is 7.5%.
  6. Divette: Tart and stimulating barrel-aged blonde ale spiced with orange peel and coriander. The amalgamation of spices, oak aging and bottle-conditioning creates a distinctive zest experience that seems part beer, part wine, and part cider even while it is made with one hundred percent malted barley. The ABV content is 6%.
  7. Hoptown Imperial Brown IPA: This bursting essence medium-full Brown IPA weighs in at 7.3% with an appealing citrusy hop fragrance and a complete hop flavor.  They stabilize all that hoppy goodness with a loaded and multifaceted malty palate of caramel, toasted nuts, and chocolate. The ideal unification of dark earthy, toasty fall flavors and citrusy mouthwatering hops. The ABV content is 7.3%.
  8. Michael Faricy’s Irish Stout: This popular drink has a murky coffee-like look with a rich head and misty, roasted grain fragrance. It is rich and velvety on the taste with crumbly, scorched essence balanced by verdant dark chocolates and never spins too dry throughout the misty end. Bursting tang yet very potable—loaded and smooth without being bulky or intense. The ABV content is 5%.
  9. Red Snapper Roasted Pale Ale: A profound ruddy brew with medium body and carbonation. This toasty, malty, and dry pale ale has a intensity of hop taste and toasty notes in the appetite and finish and combines the loaded malty quality of an Amber Ale, the crunchy hops of an American Pale Ale, and the baked, nutty essence of an English Brown. The ABV content is 5%.
  10. Sacred Cow IPA: Coppery-gold tint with a packed flowery gush hop scent. Well-off bready malts put an idyllic base for the abundance of flavorful, citrusy hops that inculcate this beer with a discrete ruby-red grapefruit excellence that begins on the appetite and remains throughout a lengthy fulfilling finish. The ABV content is 6.8%.
  11. Violin Monster: An environmental advance to the werewolf legends results in the classification of a foremost werewolf area extending from mid-Germany into the Netherlands and Belgium.  Through this in psyche, they have produced a intense, murky, flavor using constituents from those regions. Brewed with Midnight Wheat, temperate spices, and a tip-off of brown sugar, the Violin Monster is black as night and packs a punch at 9.5%.  One can let loose one’s inner monster with Violin Monster Dark Ale, but be wary it, aftertaste is a bite. The ABV Content is 9.5%
  12. YpsiGypsi Pale Ale: The YpsiGypsi is in principle American Pale Ale but they packed so much hop essence and fragrance into its 5.5% alcohol that one would like to call it a session IPA.  Golden straw in tint with a middling body and crusty carbonation, the Gypsi shows off a well-off floral, citrusy temperament on the fragrance, appetite and finish that comes from numerous tardy accompaniments of characteristic American hops. The ABV Content is 5.5%

Gateway Brewing Company (Mumbai)

Founder’s: Navin Mittal,Krishna Naik, Rahul Mehra
  1. West Coast IPA: West Coast IPA has a distinguishing pine & citrus fragrance that is improved by munificently dry-hopping the beer. It is their post-modern take on the typical tang of their flagship India Pale Ale. With exactly extra hops and bitterness than any further beer brewed in the country, it makes for one implausible ecstasy. The ABV content is > 5%.
  2. White Zen: White Zen is a utterance formulate on how this beer is pronounced in Germany – Hefeweizen “hay-fuh-veyt-szenn”. Having been brewed to fashion, bearing allusions of clove and banana which makes for an pleasurable and simple beer to drink, this wheat beer only re- founds the actuality that if illumination was ever doled out on tap, it would experience like this. The ABV Content is <5%.
  3. Doppelganger: DOPPELGÄNGER is a German word which factually renders to “Double Walker”- A person that is almost a indistinct dual of another. Its shady emergence, malty quality and juicy mouth-feel, brought about by their proprietary dark wheat malt, it takes one’s enjoyment in a completely different route. The ABV Content is >5%.
  4. LIKE that ONLY: Brewed to contest their source ground water, beside with their proprietary Crystal & Biscuit malts, ‘Like that Only’ – said with the characteristic wave of the shoulder and typically followed by a ‘tch’ stands for the many trendsetters, eccentrics and oddballs that make up the framework of the cities, frequently determined to survive existence on their own expressions but finishes up spending most days without much to rejoice, days which are spent like that only. The ABV Content is <5%.
  5. India Pale Ale (IPA): Enthused from the approach which was initially brewed by the British for their troops in India in the 1820’s, the IPA has only progressed. With pine, tropical fruits and light caramel on the smell, the taste soon becomes firm, which is enhanced by their proprietary biscuit malts, with bitter aftertaste – sweet finish and hops budding over the humid alcohol. Having been instinctive and raised at sea, this beer was a voyager right from the beginning and like every true adventurer has practiced; this is its home coming. The ABV Content is >5%.


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