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.
Almada 437 - The Beer House
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.
Catraio - Craft Beer Shop
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
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.
Delirium Café Lisboa
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
Cervejaria Artesanal Levare
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.
Museu da Cerveja
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.
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.
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.
21 Brewpub Gallas Craft Beer
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.