Brewery Pubs in Glasgow
Brewery pubs in Glasgow are becoming very popular indeed, popping up all over the City Centre, West End and even the East End. Gone is the stereotypical outdated image of a slovenly beer drinker - drinking real beer is officially cool and we love how these great Glasgow bars are doing it for themselves with home brews that put the big guns to shame. Take a look at our picks of the best brewery pubs in Glasgow and find out why craft beer and real ale is enjoying something of a renaissance. Just go easy on the beer, though, some of these concoctions are pretty darn strong.
Shilling Brewing Co is on a mission to provide the perfect pint and to serve it directly from the source. Their main beers are fresh and brewed just metres from where people are drinking, alongside a wide array of long-established brewery brands. All of this is housed in the impressive, contemporary pub, which showcases its large copper vats and marble surfaces.
The West Brewery façade of the old Templeton carpet factory is one of the most striking buildings in Glasgow and their renowned beer, some of the finest in the city. This brewery pub is popular with locals and tourists alike and their extensive beer garden overlooking Glasgow Green is the ideal place for beer aficionados to chill out for an afternoon. Even if you're not a huge beer fan, the West Brewery does regular brewery tours which is perfect if you're looking for something a little different to do in Glasgow.
The house beers at Inn Deep are provided by Alloa-based brewers, the Williams Brothers. This brewery pub is popular with a mixture of people - beer fans who know their stuff, tourists looking to sample some local brews and students who call this place their second home. Inn Deep can be found right next to the River Kelvin, so why not head outside and watch the river go by as you sample some delicious beer? Sounds good to us.
BrewDog is a favourite with Glasgow's beer drinkers and a great brewery pub in Glasgow. Pick your beer of choice, grab a window seat with a view of the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery and see why this pub is one of the busiest spots in the West End. BrewDog is also dog friendly too, so feel free to bring your pooch - maybe keep them away from the beer, though, yeah?
Where to start with the beer selection at Republic Bier Halle? Put simply, they stock over 100 different types of beers, including some of their home brew, so we can assure you that there's definitely something for every beer lover out there. We hear their pizzas are a bit special too, so bring a friend and make the most of their 2-for-1 pizza deal and see what makes them so good. A brilliant brewery and pub in Glasgow's City Centre.