Cerveza Artesanal: A Hop Head's Guide to Craft Beer in Argentina

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By Lonely Planet

Think of Argentina and, along with tango, beef and Boca Junior football club, a glass of Malbec might well come to mind. But it's not all tannins and terroir in Argentina: nowadays cool kids in town are brewing beer, too. Across the country a grassroots craft beer revolution is taking place, leaving a wave of converts in its wake.

Since the country's first brewery, Antares, opened in Mar del Plata in the 1990s, brewpubs serving cerveza artesanal (craft beer) have sprung up in cities all around Argentina, many of them starting life as home breweries or hobby projects using makeshift kitchen equipment.

If you're travelling around Argentina and craving something beyond a plain lager, you're in luck. Just follow... (Read More)