Greek Microbrewery, the gem of beers
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Greek Microbrewery, the gem of beers

Chios ● Corfu ● Crete ● Evoia ● Santorini ● 09 March 2018

Greek Microbrewery, the gem of beers

The recent years there is a big revival of the Greek Microbrewery. The results are some of the most unique quality beers that will pleasantly surprise you. Here is a list of the beers you need to try and why!


There is quite an interesting list of locally produced beers in Crete with strong aromas, great taste and in fantastic bottles. Each beer that is made in Crete has a different story to tell but all of them have one common thing: they started as an experiment but they became a local legend. If you are in a trendy bar or restaurant in Heraclion or Chania or anywhere in Crete see the beer catalogue and look for the beers that are locally produced on the island. Some of them that you need to try are Solο, Lyra, Cretan beer etc. Combine the Cretan beers with the local, traditional Cretan mezedes and have an unforgettable travel experience!


Septem beer is a locally produced beer that has taken awards internationally thanks to its unique blend and characteristics. You will find it in trending bars all around Greece. You can visit the microbrewery in Evoia and see on your own how the whole production is happening and learn more about the secrets of this interesting beer.
Make sure you try the type of the beer that is best for you as there is quite an interesting variety.


Chios island apart from the locally produced mastique, a product that is unique all over the world, it is also the motherland of a great beer called Chios. The microbrewery is located in Kambos in Chios and according to the owners it is the smallest one in the country! Chios beer is a fresh beer that comes in about five different types. The microbrewery is open to visitors all year round any day and you can taste the beer, buy a couple of bottles or get some souvenirs from your visit.
Get great tips about how to combine its different types from the experts in the microbrewery!


Tinos has one of the top locally produced Greek beers. Nisos is the beer that taste as light as the breeze of the Greek Cyclades islands and for many this is a favourite Greek beer. It is an awarded beer internationally and you can find it in many restaurants and bars around the country. Try the different types of Nisos and combine it with fresh Greek mezedes or a snack on the beach!. For sure you would like to take some back home!


Santorini apart from the gorgeous caldera views it has quite a few locally produced beers that are of high quality and taste. Try the Yellow Donkey with the funny donkey of their logo and the incredibly interesting blends and aromas. Or get to know the Volcan beer directly from the unique volcanic earth of the island. Find them in bars, taverns and restaurants around the country and experience this unique beer of Santorini.

Find out more about the Greek Gastronomy and the best Greek dessert here!

Where to Stay

Hotel in Athens, Greece Athens Lotus Hotel
8.7 10
Athens Lotus Hotel
9 Chiou Str., Plateia Karaiskaki, 10438 Athens, Greece

This 4-star boutique hotel is located close to the Metaxourgeio Metro Station and a short walk from Athens’ historic monuments. Larissis Railway Station is only 2 minutes’ walk from the hotel. #

Studio & Appartment in Samothrace, Greece Saonisos
Kamariotissa, 68002 Samothrace, Greece

Saonisos is located in Kamariotissa, just a 6-minute walk from the port. Chora, the capital of the island, is 5 km away. ##

Hotel in Piraeus, Greece Hotel Faros II
Hotel Faros II
117, Kolokotroni Str., 18536 Piraeus, Greece

Centrally located in Piraeus, Hotel Faros II offers accommodation just 10 minutes walk from the port and from a metro station. The center of Athens can be reached within 15 minutes from the nearest railway/metro station (Piraeus). Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" is at 40 km and a bus stop for the X96 bus connecting Piraeus and the airport is a 5-minute walk away.