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Slow Boat Brewery Taproom
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Evening Food Tour followed by Brewery Taproom Hopping at Slow Boat in Beijing
Ranked #1 of 57 Nightlife in Beijing
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Owner description: Winner of "Beijing's Best Burger" 2016, 2015 (TheBeijinger Burger Cup), and 2014 (Golden Fork Awards) Slow Boat Brewery Taproom is a comfortable public meeting place where people can enjoy the company of old friends or go to meet new acquaintances, all in Beijing's traditional quarter. The Taproom hosts 20 taps in addition to several bottled beers and cider. Although the focus of any Taproom is undoubtedly on beer, the Slow Boat Brewery Taproom also serves a range of other refreshments.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Shenyang, Liaoning, China
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013

I was looking forward to this trip. I haven't had a decent beer since I arrived in China over two and a half years ago, then, whilst researching Beijing, I found the listings for the Slow Boat Brewery Taproom. I checked the website and saw an advert for 2-for-1 Tuesdays - fantastic! We arrived in Beijing on Tuesday afternoon, freshened off and headed out for the brewery. After a long and exhausting walk we found the alley and I could almost taste the beer as we approached.

Then came crushing disappointment, it was closed. I checked the website again, no mention of it being closed. I looked the opening hours, it should have been open. We looked around the building for a notice - nothing.

I don't know if it is closed permanently, but there was no sign of life in there. If it wasn't for the Crescent Moon restaurant two alleys away, this would have completely ruined my day!

Visited August 2013
4 Thank Andy B
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slowboatbrewery, Owner at Slow Boat Brewery Taproom, responded to this review, August 27, 2013
Andy - We are not closed but we did open late that day because of electrical issues. This was the first and only time we have opened late and I'm sorry that it happened to coincide with your first visit. I've sent you a private message with my phone number. If it makes you have any questions please don't hesitate to call.

Thank you
Chandler Jurinka
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“nice job”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2013

craft stuff and wide variety. smaller but cozy and nice prices for quality, keep it up. 6th of july was fun!

Visited July 2013
3 Thank geron13
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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
“Great Beer!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2013

Kind of in the middle of no where but it was a cool place to check out. On tuesday they have 2 for 1 beers on 4 different types. I think it ranged from 30-40 rmb a beer. The tap beer was great. Burgers looked small but delcious. It is a has a school lunch room feel with all the tables connected together. Everyone speaks English.

You can get there using subway line 5.

Visited May 2013
4 Thank PresPJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Awesome Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

Great beers and now burgers. Super friendly staff in a cosy taproom, tucked neatly down a quiet alley. Not too hard to find and well worth the visit!

Visited April 2013
2 Thank WaynePod
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