When you don’t care about the ambience or environment or all that fuss, and you just want to have a few pints of decent beer with your mates. This is where you can find them for under $10:
The Good Beer Company
The Good Beer Company, also know as 好酒, is a hawker stall in the heart of Singapore’s Chinatown that sells a range of great craft beers and ciders from brands never previously seen in hawker centres. We’re talking about Germany’s Innstadt Passauer Dunkelweisse, UK’s Ringwood Old Thumper and Japan’s Hitachino Nest White Ale. Try pairing it with Chicken Rice, Rojak or Satay. The Good Beer Company also runs 99 Bottles, a beer bottle retail shop at Eat Coast Road.
The Good Beer Company is located at 335 Smith Street, #02-062 Chinatown Complex Market & Food Centre, Singapore 050335, p. +65 94302750. Open Monday to Saturday from 06:00pm to 10:00pm.
Smith Street Taps
Part of co-owner Daniel Goh’s hawker centre beer empire, Smith Street Taps is the sister outlet of The Good Beer Company. This pop-up beer hawker stall features around 10 premium and craft beers on tap. The tap list changes regularly and Smith Street Taps often feature beers that are available for the first time in Singapore, but they also rotate the crowd favorites such as the Red Racer IPA from Surrey, BC and Minoh Pale Ale from Osaka, in order to keep everyone happy. Check out there tap list here.
Smith Street Taps is located at 335 Smith Street, #02-58 Chinatown Complex Market & Food Centre, Singapore 050335, p. +65 94302750. Open Monday to Saturday from 06:30pm to 10:30pm.
3rd Culture Brewing Co.
3rd Culture Brewing Co. is a craft beer stall at Maxwell Food Centre run by Manbeer Singh since mid-2016. With 12 taps installed since last November, their tap list has been updated almost every week on their Facebook page, with more than 10 different exotic beers on offer. The selections are usually presented on a visually-stimulating picture with interesting artworks. Also check out their bar counter-top which seats up to 3 people – it’s pretty neat and quaint.
3rd Culture Brewing Co. is located at 1 Kadayanallur Street, Maxwell Food Centre #01-33, Singapore 060000. Shared space with Coco Shake Shack. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 05:30pm – 10:30pm.
Charlie’s Corner which has been established since 1979 is a quaint dinning restaurant and bar that is located at Changi Village, offering a wide spectrum of western food dishes and a wide variety of beers from different countries in a cosy and relaxing environment. The granddaddy of local hawker bars boast over 125 different beers and ciders, including Innstadt Passauer Weisse and Hacklberg Urhell, both from Germany.
Charlie’s Corner is located at 2 Changi Village Road, #01-70, Changi Food Center, Singapore 500002, p. +65 65431754. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 11:30am – 12:00am.