It is true that the tradition of pubs is long-lasting, but it has found renewed encouragement with the popularity of artisanal beer, and the adoption of its consumption by a wide audience. For beer lovers, this drink is not only synonymous with conviviality, but also a tasting experience that knows no limits or borders. There are apps for the most dedicated, true encyclopaedias for those just starting out and even recipes for all tastes and palates, ideal for those who want to risk making artisanal beer at home.

In Portuguese tap rooms, you will find that modernity and tradition meet at the table and in the glass, consolidating artisan beer as a reference when discovering the country’s nightlife; when it comes to artisanal beer, Portugal is one of the places to be.  In addition to the national brands that are easily found, there are Portuguese craft beers popular domestically and internationally, which are gaining supporters all over the globe. Examples of this are brands such as Sovina, Musa, Dois Corvos, Letra or Vadia.

If you enjoy trying new drinks, or are already passionate about artisanal beer, discover the vast list of options that All About Portugal has prepared for you, composed of 30 spaces for drinking artisan beer, Portuguese but not only.

A Fábrica da Picaria - Craft Beer Brewpub

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There is nothing like enjoying the beautiful terrace of Fábrica da Picaria, in Porto, with a refreshing craft beer. The space is distinguished mainly by providing the public a taste directly from the fermentation vat.

Almada 437 - The Beer House

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The name "denounces" the street where you can find this pleasant bar. A good choice for those who like to combine craft beer with more or less traditional snacks and, in special moments, good music.

Bierhaus

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Walk through the doors to feel that you are in a classic pub in central Porto. Also, if you like football, this place can be a good choice on game days. Fans of craft beer have a wide range of options, as well as a variety of tasty snacks.

Catraio - Craft Beer Shop

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We continue in the mythical central area, known as Baixa, with yet another good option for lovers of artisanal beer. In Catraio, there are more than 100 national and foreign brands to try. In addition to the bar, there is also a shop and events with master brewers, such as tastings and workshops.

Cervejaria Artesanal Adamastor

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We move to another city, but the subject remains the same. Adamastor is a portentous name, but the goal is simple: share some of the most popular artisan beers. The suggestion is to accompany this nectar with some snacks.

Cerveteca Lisboa

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Continuing in the Portuguese capital, the supply of craft beer is broadened. At Cerveteca Lisboa you can travel across borders with your palate, combining drinks of different styles with quick snacks that vary throughout the year.

Delirium Café Lisboa

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Beer is the protagonist of this space in Lisbon, be it keg beer or bottled, receiving an immensely popular name among pubs. With Belgian beer as a highlight, there are also hamburgers, salads, various dishes and even desserts.

Dois Corvos

Dois Corvos

It is in the neighbourhood of Marvila, in Lisbon, that Dois Corvos is located, a family brewer that produces artisanal beers with national distribution and beyond. In addition to the factory, it has a tap room where you can try these nectars.

Dos Santos Craft Beer - A Esquina

Dos Santos Craft Beer - A Esquina

Located in the beautiful village of Carvoeiro, A Esquina is a tap room that combines the gastronomic experience with the aromas of craft beer. In this space, it is possible to taste snacks and their own brand of artisanal beer, produced at Dos Santos Craft Beer.

Duque Brewpub

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The history of the artisanal beer produced by Duque Brewpub began to be written in 2016. In addition to the 750 litres that are produced there monthly, there are 12 taps and half a hundred national brands to try, inside or on the terrace.

Fábrica Musa

Fábrica Musa

One of the most popular spaces in Lisbon when it comes to artisanal beer, Musa has extended itself to a set of tap rooms. It is in Marvila, where the main factory is also located, that Musa takes on its most plural form: factory, bar, and concert hall; production and consumption hand-in-hand.

Flor de Lúpulo

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Craft beers on the bar taps keep varying in aromas, so there is always an excuse to return. The design of the space resembles an American diner, but the atmosphere is that of an authentic pub, with a capacity for almost 20 people.

Hennessy's Irish Pub

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Entering this space is almost like visiting Ireland without leaving the Portuguese capital. Irish music often invades this pub, which already has some tradition in the city and is always an inviting place to drink a craft beer and eat some snacks.

Letraria Brewpub

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Venture of two university students, the Letra beer solidified its position in the market, and what started as small project became a successful enterprise. In 2015, the Letraria Brewpub was born in Vila Verde, which combines beer with conviviality and a good plate of snacks or light meals.

Letraria Craft Beer Garden

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The history of Letra continued to be written in Porto and in Braga, at Letraria - Craft Beer Library. The space in Porto is very inviting, with the terrace garden being one of its main attractions, along with more than a hundred artisanal beers.

Cervejaria Artesanal Levare

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It is also with a northern accent that the production of another craft beer is presented. In this space you will find beers for all tastes, and more; in addition to the pub, there is a factory, a garden, and a restaurant. Levare also organizes workshops and team building activities.

Mulligan's Irish Bar

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The Irish spirit also invaded Leiria, with the very typical Mulligan's Irish Bar, in the centre of the city. With a modern and thematic design, it combines the inevitable beers with snacks and, occasionally, there are also live musical performances.

Museu da Cerveja

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Ales, Lagers, Stouts, Pilsners, beers of different shades and aromas. At the Beer Museum, Portuguese artisanal beer is the main character of an encounter with history, as well as with national cuisine and the most varied snacks.

Outro Lado

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This pub located in the heart of Lisbon invites you to a serene afternoon with an artisan beer in hand, enjoying some snacks. Inside, watching a sport game, or in the comfort of the terrace, there are seating and drinks for all tastes. The space also functions as a shop, which is available online.

Praxis Cervejaria

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This is an unavoidable space in Coimbra for lovers of artisanal beer. From its terrace you have a privileged view of what is known as the City of Students. At the table, the drink is accompanied by fresh seafood or mouth-watering steaks, in addition to various snacks.

Pub Lisboeta

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The title immediately announces what it is about. This pub in the capital has a warm and typical atmosphere, inviting you to a well-spent evening with a craft beer in hand. If you are in the company of someone you do not like, you can always recommend a tequila or whiskey.

República da Cerveja

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How about ending a visit to Parque das Nações with a refreshing craft beer? República da Cerveja is close to the river and includes several specialties of Portuguese and German cuisine. Be sure to check their programming to find out if there will be live music.

Quimera Brewpub

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In the past, it was an access tunnel between the area of Alcântara and the stables of the Palácio das Necessidades (Palace of Necessidades). An incredibly beautiful space, it stands out as a wine bar and restaurant, but also offers a wide range of craft beers.

Sacarrabos Beer

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Its identity begins with the name of the beer it produces, Sacarrabos (or Egyptian mongoose), a typical animal from the Alentejo. It has two spaces, in Sines and Lisbon, where it is possible to combine craft beer with various dishes of snacks.

The Beer Station

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Next stop: The Beer Station. This "station" is distinguished by its calm and conviviality, having as its star the artisanal beer that accompanies several light dishes there. The name is, in fact, quite fitting since it is located near the Rossio Trail Station.

The Beer Hunter

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This next suggestion is known for its comfortable and refined ambiance, located in a villa with a garden in Oeiras. Its menu includes some artisanal beers of national and international origin, perfect choice for a pleasant afternoon of socializing.

Vadia Brewpub

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It is located in Oliveira de Azeméis and stands out for its ample space, with a design closely linked to the industrial aspect of artisanal beer production. In addition to various nectars available for all palates, it also makes a difference by hosting live shows regularly.

Vila Vita Biergarten

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It is located in Porches, Lagoa, and belongs to Vila Vita Parc. Although offering less variety in artisanal beer, this space is distinguished by the Bavarian gastronomy served here, always aiming to combine the ideal food with the perfect drink.

21 Brewpub Gallas Craft Beer

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Gallas beer is its main reference, but there are other nectars on the loose in this space in Lisbon. In addition to 12 taps, there are more than 150 artisan beers, national and international, to try. Combine the drink with a hamburger or a salmon sandwich.