Holding Out for a Hero

In a world of darkness, a hero emerges… Hong Kong’s Heroes Beer Co launched on February 25 at TAP: The Ale Project.


Kicking off the Year of the Rooster, local brewery Moonzen unveiled its latest creation – Double Cockiness Imperial Stout – during the Lantern Festival.

Review: Okra

Marked by an understated neon sign, Okra’s fast-rising prestige and reputation for being a culinary hotspot – an extension of Okra 1949 in Beijing – has been earned through the team’s delicate execution of progressive Japanese cuisine.

Punks Not Dead: James Watt of BrewDog

From two men and a dog in 2007 to a globally renowned craft beer brand and an employer of 750 people today – not to mention its crowdfunding army of 50,000 “Equity Punks” – Scotland-based brewery BrewDog has always marched to the beat of its own drum.

Carved in Stone: Greg Koch of Stone Brewing

Outspoken and a major figure of the craft beer movement, Greg Koch co-founded Stone Brewing in 1996 in San Marcos, California, just north of San Diego. Refusing to compromise on taste like so many others did, Stone pioneered the West Coast-style IPA and has consistently brewed in-your-face beers.

Above the Clouds

With Hong Kong Beer Co, airline Cathay Pacific has released “Betsy”, dubbed the “world’s first beer brewed specially for 35,000 feet.”

Review: Kaum / Potato Head

This has been our new favourite place to drop in for an after-work beer or cocktail at their super-chill tropical bar, followed by a taste of Indonesia’s best in the dining room next door.

Review: Rhoda

Finding out that they bake their bread in-house with a dark ale and that they have a 25-strong bottled beer list was all we needed to hear to check out chef Nathan Green’s acclaimed eatery.