Sofia Talks | Rostislav Bakalov on Bulgarian Craft Beer Culture

A decade ago the expression “Craft beer” was a fully untapped topic on the Bulgarian beer market. Today, a growing number of people are using Untappd not to describe unknown beers but to rate their favourite local and global craft brands while they are getting a liquid infusion of their favourite Vitamin B(eer).

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Things to try in Sofia | Craft beer


Craft beer is becoming increasingly popular in Bulgaria and part of the “blame” is shared by foreign entrepreneurs who are getting more and more adventurous in their experiments with new flavours and label design. One of them is the Seattleite Rory Miller, who runs Ah! Brew works.

As a Friday treat at the end of the work day we got a taste of the micro brewery’s new #3 beer. If you are wondering “What’s with the minimalist name?” Well, the brewers have this cool idea of creating a Beer Periodic table where each new beer recipe has its own name and initials in the table. Definitely a pleasant break away from the commercially available brands you can drink everywhere.

For more info, check out Ah! Brew Works at Untappd.