Mix up your beer game with costa rican cerveza artesanal! TCRN’s got the scoop on craft bars you’ve gotta check out.
While this list is certainly not all inclusive, here are some artisanally-equipped Costa Rican bars that come highly-recommended.
Stiefel’s Pub is a go-to bar for artesanal lovers. Although the German pub is relatively small, it’s got a huge personality.[/td_text_with_title][td_text_with_title custom_title=”CASA Brew Garden” custom_title_link=”https://www.facebook.com/Casabrewgarden?fref=ts”]San Pedro, San Jose
One of — if not the — largest selections of beer you’ll ever find under one Costa Rican roof. If it’s brewed in this country, it’s served at this bar.[/td_text_with_title][td_text_with_title custom_title=”Craic Irish Pub” custom_title_link=”http://www.carpechepe.com/tourist-info/drink/craic-irish-pub/”]La California, San Jose
A surprisingly authentic European pub right smack in the middle of Central America. For those who don’t know, craic is an Irish word for “enjoyment” or “good vibes,” and rest assure you’ll find plenty of those at this bar.[/td_text_with_title][td_text_with_title custom_title=”El Gaff” custom_title_link=”https://www.facebook.com/ElGaff”]La California, San Jose
Yet another bar to enrich your vocabulary, gaff is an Irish slang word that most accurate translates to “home” or “crib.” El Gaff’s mission is to create a “home away from home” for hip young adults.[/td_text_with_title][td_text_with_title custom_title=”Jazz Cafe” custom_title_link=”http://jazzcafecostarica.com”]Escazu and San Pedro, San Jose
This bar is a top-choice for anyone who wants to enjoy quality live music while sipping your craft beer. Don’t forget to bring cash for cover though.[/td_text_with_title][td_text_with_title custom_title=”The Public House Irish Pub” custom_title_link=”https://www.facebook.com/thepublichousecr/”]Paseo Colon, San Jose
According to USA Today, The Public House is a “modern take on the traditional.” In addition to artisanal beers, you will find several cocktails available with uniquely Costa Rica flavors like maracuyá.[/td_text_with_title][td_text_with_title custom_title=”Trilogy Pub” custom_title_link=”https://www.facebook.com/TrilogyPub?fref=ts”]Heredia, Heredia
An artsy, yet comfortable bar with delicious drinks and appetizers. Trilogy is known for great service and a “chill” atmosphere.[/td_text_with_title]
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