Spain: Europe’s new craft beer capital

Welcome to the brew boom

LAST UPDATED: 19 Feb, 2016 @ 22:04
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craft beer (1)NO longer are microbreweries exclusively for hipsters with beards and tattoos.

In Spain, craft beer is growing faster than anywhere else in Europe, with the industry employing around 257,000 people according to the Spanish agency for food and safety.

Gourmet beer is going mainstream with the number of companies in Spain increasing by 1,600% between 2008 and 2015, from 21 microbreweries to 361.

Local manufacturers using traditional methods to make their ale

Catalunya has the highest concentration of the breweries.

 





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