Craft Beer in Glasgow

With niche microbreweries doing it for themselves and bigger companies getting in on the act, craft and cask beers are bigger than ever. A plethora of craft beer spots dish out pint loads of the kind of brews good enough to make a beer buff weep. So if you like your hops chemical free, your pints unpasteurised and your drinks a little cool or quirky, then check out the best places to drink craft beer in Glasgow.

Last updated on 14th February 2020

Shilling Brewing Co.

3 user reviews 4

As Glasgow's first brewpub, Shilling Brewery has a lot to live up to. Elegantly decorated with a distinctly rustic and industrial look, the bar allows imbibers to taste a handful of well-crafted beers that had been brewed only a few meters away. 

Curler's Rest

5 user reviews 4

This toasty pub boasts a selection that includes 25 beers and ales on tap. There's a lot to choose from; with everything from Czech pilsners to British ales and American crafts, every brew buff will find something to their tasting. 

Inn Deep

3 user reviews 3

Nestled right into the bank of the Kelvin river, this is a prime spot for sampling some of the small brewery's unique creations and bottled beers from niche brewers at home and abroad. With barbecues in the summer, Inn Deep is also a cracking destination for a beer and a burger.

Republic Bier Halle

5 user reviews 4

This Alpine-style beer hall is just the ticket for any Glaswegian crafty. With over 70 ice cold brews from around the world alongside select specialist brews from Belgium, this place pairs its brews with bratwursts, goulash and the always-welcomed 2-4-1 pizzas.


4 user reviews 4

This Great Western Road hangout stocks its own house lager, as well as, 6 ever-changing craft and cask brews on tap. Make your way through your favourites, or if you can't decide what to drink, opt of a taster bar with three third pint snifters instead.