Chinese Craft Brewers Hop to a Different Tune.

By Mark Andrews

Sixth Tone. 28/10/2016

After years of imitation, domestic microbrewers are hoping to carve out their own distinctive niche.

Wang Rui, or “Geezer” as he’s known to his foreign friends, stood outside his craft brewery watching the flames consume years of hard work. It had all been going so well: Just three days earlier, he had received his brewer’s license, which had taken him about two years to obtain.

In April of last year, Wang’s phone rang while he was out celebrating with friends. It was the night watchman of the industrial park, bearing bad news: His microbrewery was on fire. Wang immediately rushed to the scene.

You can read the full article here

Mark Andrews has written about everything from Japanese houses to heli hikes on New Zealand glaciers, test drives of Chinese cars to bar and restaurant reviews. He currently specialises in travel articles and reviews of Chinese cars plus articles about the Chinese auto industry.

Let’s Get Started

Get in touch with Mark

All articles and photographs displayed on this web site are available for purchase with rights varying according to what has previously been sold. For most published articled this means first serial rights for the country that the publication appears in.

If you wish to speak to me about anything on this website or to discuss commissioning any work I can be contacted by:

Mobile phone

0086 13564588224

This is a Chinese mobile number. Please remember that China’s time zone is eight hours ahead of GMT.

Email Click to email Mark

3 + 8 =