Beerfest Asia 2017 to feature multicoloured beers and 'beer yoga' for the first time

Nurul Azliah
Senior Lifestyle Reporter
This year’s Beerfest Asia will feature about 100 new beers, one of which being Draft Denmark’s multi-coloured beers called “Over the Rainbow” (Photo: Beerfest Asia 2017)

Singapore’s annual beer festival will be returning to the country from 17 to 20 August, featuring new beers and activities, such as the multicoloured “Over the Rainbow” beer and Beer Yoga respectively.

According to a media release on Tuesday (15 August), Beerfest Asia announced that this year’s beer trade show will be presented by United Overseas Bank (UOB) and will take place at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre.

The “Over the Rainbow” beer is among the 100 new beers that will be showcased at this year’s event. The drink, which will be presented by beer brand Draft Denmark, is only one of many colourful beers visitors can look out for. Others include the Grapefruit Kleur Beer, Strawberry Kleur Beer and Blue Lagoon Leur Beer.

Beer exhibitors visitors can look forward to at Beerfest Asia 2017 include Brooklyn Brewery, Archipelago Brewery, Gosnell Mead, Tiger Beer and U Beer. (Photo: Beerfest Asia 2017)

If you prefer your beers with a scoop of ice cream, Indonesia’s Stark Craft Beers is collaborating with  local ice cream cafe Creamier to present a creamy beer concoction consisting of Stark’s Lychee Ale and Creamier’s “Raspberry Love” ice cream. Other beer exhibitors participating in the event include Brooklyn Brewery, Archipelago Brewery, Gosnell Mead, Tiger Beer and U Beer.

New food vendors at this year’s Beerfest Asia include Easy Eggs by JAR, which specialises in Mentaiko Quail Eggs, and Platform 1094, which is Singapore’s popular Harry Potter-themed cafe. Other food vendors include Beirut Grill, Kontiki, Shiso and The Golden Duck.

Organisers are also upgrading this year’s Beerfest Asia experience with quirky activities such as Beer Yoga, which incorporates beer-drinking into yoga fitness routines. The session will be led by yoga instructor Dawn Sim from Trium Fitness and will take place  at 6pm on 20 August.

Other activities to look out for include beer-incorporated games at The Games Zone, as well as live performances by US tribute band Deadbeat, local acts and DJs. Tickets to this year’s Beerfest Asia are priced from $28 each and are available for purchase here.

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