Standing room only. Welcome to craft beer heaven.


Standing room only. Welcome to craft beer heaven.

Of Germany’s 1,400 breweries, one small one stands out. The Berlin Beer Academy serves over two-hundred-fifty different beers at a cool 6ºC. As you would expect from an academy, tasting events are a regular occurrence, giving customers insight into the never-ending pursuit of perfect pairing with a variety of cuisine. The Academy’s beer curator Hendrik Sell boasts of having tested over three-thousand different beers in the five years of preparing to open Berlin Beer Academy. His passion for beer will pique one’s curiosity, stirring a desire to understand its complexity. Experience the German craft beer scene.

Words: Hideko Kawachi

The Berlin Beer Academy
Address: Claire-Waldoff-Strasse 4, 10117 Berlin 
Tel: 030-3117-6081
Access: Oranienburger Tor
Opening hours: 2pm-12 midnight (Tuesday-Saturday), 2pm-7:30pm (Sunday)
Closed: Monday
Over seventy types of beer are made in Berlin. On the left is a spicy pale ale from La Beer Fabrique.
Curator Hendrik Sell. He has developed strong connections with brewers and continually finds new and interesting selections.
The appeal of standing in the shop and sampling beer.


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