Welcome to the year of the Fire Rooster! 

We’re excited to be reopening our Taproom doors tonight! And you should be excited, too because over the past week we’ve been in the brewery finishing work on two new seasonal beers! One, the Lucky 8 Lager, is the return of an old seasonal favorite, while the other, Pomelo Xanadu, is a new experiment that’s part of…


Hutong Haircut Day Returns!

It’s a tradition here that getting your hair cut in the month after the Chinese New Year will bring bad luck to your uncle, so each year we help our fellow Beijingers get groomed before the holiday! On Saturday, Jan 21, we set up with a barber outside on of our favorite Hutong tap locations: Gulu Bazz (formerly known as Cu Ju)….


Happy Chinese New Year!

Heads up! As Chinese New Year approaches, there’s going to be a few changes to our Taproom’s opening hours: Monday, January 23: Closed all night for our end-of-the-year staff party (these guys work late every night to keep the beer flowing, they deserve a break!) Thursday January 26 – February 2nd: Closed for Chinese New Year holiday…


Meeting of the Jings

This Saturday, January 14th, 京A is coming to our sister city to the south. Tap Planet Nanjing will be pouring our Worker’s Pale Ale, Mandarin Wheat, and Koji Red Ale, all with a 10 RMB discount from 7-9PM! In addition to great local live music, there will be an hourly raffle with a free ticket given…


Hutong Clan CDA – Making waves across the Pacific

In summer 2016 we traveled from Beijing to Bend, Oregon to brew a new batch of Hutong Clan CDA with the guys at Boneyard Beer. We first collabored with them to come up with this beer – an Imperial Cascadian Dark Ale infused with fiery Chinese ginger – when they traveled to Beijing in Fall 2015. Since then, it’s…