Craft Beer in Barcelona
After a few days of Estrella, San Miguel, Mahou, the odd Alhambra, and a couple Lisbon-located Sagres pints it would almost be forgivable to think that Spain is a country dominated by wines with a splash of mass produced euro lagers thrown in as palate cleansers.
Fear not! For tucked away on the quiet Carrer Sant Agustí in the Gràcia district lies La Cervesera Artesana.
Started in 1996, La Cervesera Artesana could be credited with creating the first “official” Catalan craft beers. Today they offer a great selection of international bottled craft beer, some european standards (Guinness, Kwak) on tap, and (most importantly) feature five or six taps of their own Iberian microbrew.
Read on for a look at this Catalonian treasure!