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Saturday: Sneak Peek BBQ @ 京A Xingfucun

The rumors are true… 京A will soon be opening our second location! We’re already deep into renovations at 57 Xingfucun Zhonglu (formerly The Big Smoke). After brewing here for the past four years, we’re finally transforming the space into a full-fledged 京A Brewpub! What that means is we’ll be doubling down on beer taps so…

Hop into Houhai with 18 Brewing!

This Friday we’ll be releasing part 2 of our collaboration with Wuhan’s No. 18 Brewing, a follow-up to the Guo Zao Breakfast Stout that we released last month. The new beer’s called Hop into Houhai, or 跳后海, and it’s a Beijing riff on 18’s flagship Tiao Donghu (跳东湖) IPA with the addition of some sour “Houhai Flavor”… Hop into Houhai 6.2% ABV | 35…

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京A Bottles Are Coming!

After months of work, we’re excited to announce a new milestone – bottled 京A beer, fresh off the line! We’ve filled them with one of 京A’s original recipes, the Worker’s Pale Ale. This beer is a direct descendant of the beer that started everything… “Hoppy New Year”, homebrewed by Alex and Kris to celebrate Chinese New Year…

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No. 18 Brewing Tap Takeover & Collab!

Wuhan’s No. 18 Brewing is visiting the ‘Jing, and tonight at our Taproom we’ll be pouring 7 of their beers, including our brand new collaboration: Guo Zao Breakfast Stout! Guo Zao Breakfast Stout ABV: 6.8%  |  40 IBU An American-style stout with rich notes of nuts and chocolate. Brewed in collaboration with Number 18 Brewing on our…

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The Big Smoke Blow-Out Closing Party

After 5 years of serving up smoked meat, comfort food, cocktails and craft beer (and providing the original home for our brewery since 2013), the curtains are closing at The Big Smoke this Saturday. Come celebrate the end of a long run at its Blow-Out Closing Party, with happy hour deals all night on their…

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