* Move out bottled beer drinking, brewpubs are here.
* Hyderabad has seven brewpubs and the number could rise to 20 sooner than later.
* Brew making is both an art and a science. Getting the composition right, brewing it to the optimum, subjecting to stringent quality checks calls for expertise.
* expert beer makers from exotic lands are flocking to Hyderabad to churn out aesthetic concoctions.
Something heady is brewing in Hyderabad for the guzzlers who are fed up of drinking from the same old bottle in the same old fashion. So, ring out bottled beer and ring in brewed beers.
Beer concoctions with wheat from fiesty Punjab, Basmati from hilly Jammu, coffee from Coorg and a dash of chocolate are the latest fad of city tipplers. Yes. brewpubs are offering the best brews. There are already seven and the number is likely to go up to 20 in days to come offering heady brews made on the premises itself. For all those who wants a relaxed sundowner on Saturday evening, brewpubs have ambiance, offers and trademark tastes and no wonder, pub-hoppers are flocking in drones to these brewpubs. First brewpub was Prost. Within a year, four more - Hylife, Zero 40, Hoppery and Vapour - made their presence felt. Now we also have Heart Cup Coffee and Over The Moon jumping into the fray.
For the young things, more the merrier. These brewpubs are offering them an excitement of trying something new, experimentation on tastes galore and entertainment like nowhere else.
Behind the pulsating front-yard excitement is the station where the brews are made. Brew making is both an art and a science. Getting the composition right, brewing it to the optimum, subjecting to stringent quality checks calls for expertise. So, expert beer makers from exotic lands are flocking to Hyderabad to churn out aesthetic concoctions.
"Right flavours and correct fermentation are critical. A good brew has to go threw the complete fermentation process. Brewpub owners too feel that having ones own brewery is an added advantage.