A craft beer scene with an attitude

Ready for a beer adventure? Beer lovers are in for a paradise of ales in Vilnius. Craft beer from local microbreweries is everywhere. The difficulty is not finding beer, but choosing from hundreds of local flavours. It’s impossible to try them all in one trip…or is it?

Craft beer

Even if you identify as a true beer geek, there’s always something you haven’t tried yet. So start your pub-crawl to discover the best of the best craft beers.

Alaus Biblioteka

With an extensive menu featuring some 60 styles of beer, 15 taps and almost 300 bottled beers from all over the world, the beer library is ground zero for craft brews. If you’re having trouble choosing, feel free to ask for suggestions or even order a flight to sample a bit of everything.

Location: Trakų g. 4
Website: www.alausbiblioteka.lt

Garinis Angelas

A place where steampunk atmosphere, open-air concerts and local craft beer meet. Don’t forget to bring along your non-drinking friends – there are plenty of interesting non-alcoholic options for them to try.

Location: Visų Šventųjų g. 5, Vilnius
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Garinis-Angelas

Local Pub

Join the welcoming crowd and have a few craft beers in good company. There’s tons of on-tap and bottle options to choose from, and you can also learn more about beer with a degustation led by beer sommelier Vidas Čičelis.

Location: J. Jasinskio g. 1
Website: https://www.localpub.lt/


A small pub with an extensive selection of craft beer, this bar in the district of Užupis is one of the tiniest in Vilnius, but also among the cosiest to enjoy a cold pint. Užupis is a bohemian district, so expect to bump into lots of local artists. creatives and even a few eccentrics.

Location: Užupio 9-1
Website: https://www.facebook.com/saviciaus9spunka/


A tiny, yet cosy pub tucked away from the main crowds. Even though this place is small, you’ll find plenty of local craft beers on tap and in bottles. Everyone feels like family here.

Location: Aukštoji g. 1
Webiste: https://www.facebook.com/baras.suo.7

Būsi Trečias

They’ve been brewing beer here for 20 years – Būsi Trečias is the oldest microbrewery in town. Yes, they were doing it long before it was cool. They’re known for their unfiltered and unpasteurised beers. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can also try one of their 13 beer cocktails.

Location: Totorių g. 18
Website: https://busitrecias.lt/

Dūmų Fabrikas

Just a bit outside the Old Town, you can visit the local Sakiškės Brewery and try 26 of their flavours on tap! Listen to beer stories straight from the brewers. As a bonus, you get to walk around the building, which was once the largest scythe factory in the world.

Location: Dūmų g. 5
Website: https://www.facebook.com/dumufabrikas/

Craft and Draft

It’s as cool as it gets – every month you get to try five different types of craft beer brewed right in the pub in the heart of the city. And just in case you want something else, there are dozens of bottled craft and draft (hence the name) beers from other Lithuanian craft breweries.

Location: Gedimino pr. 5
Website: https://craft-draft.business.site/


A perfect spot for your introduction to traditional Lithuanian cuisine and beer. You can choose from four different beers brewed right across the street in the Old Town, or try a dozen or so beers from other microbreweries. Sounds like a plan for the evening.

Location: Stiklių g. 4
Website: https://www.facebook.com/AlineLeiciai/


Get the whole package – soak in a traditional atmosphere paired with great beer and authentic Lithuanian food.

Stikliai Tavern

An authentic interior filled with traditional Lithuanian food and beer is a combination that makes Stikliai Tavern one of the most famous places in the city. It’s not your regular pub; it’s a different experience altogether. Sample beer and food pairing, and check out the oak leaves on the menu – they indicate recipes developed during the interwar period in Lithuania.

Location: Gaono g. 7, Vilnius 01131
Website: https://www.stikliai.com/taverna/

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