Thomas Lau is a hard man to track down. One week he’s in Scotland training with the BrewDog team, and the next he’s in Japan discussing the reception of Coedo Taproom in Hong Kong.
The Marco Polo German Bierfest, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016, is always a highlight on the party calendar and something we look forward to as the weather turns cooler. Martin Wies, the co-founder of Germany’s ultra-fun Die Notenhobler (The Notenhobler), which has been the festival’s official band since 1994, chats with us about the rise of Oktoberfest in Hong Kong.
We sat down with Michele and Laszlo Raphaël in their brand-new Kwun Tong brewery to talk craft, culture and their newest chapter.