Gear up for a one of a kind experience specially curated for beer enthusiasts, as a beer bus is set to take over the streets of Pondicherry. The coastal city makes for an ideal location for casual sight-seeing where travellers can enjoy the french architecture and influence. The union territory’s first microbrewery, Catamaran Brewing Co. is arranging this tour starting from Chennai and travelling all the way to Pondicherry on the 22nd of April 2023.
The round trip will include a three course meal and return the same day additionally people onboard will be able to enjoy unlimited craft beer. The twelve hour journey will include a tour of the brewery and provide a safe and enjoyable experience. Beer buses are pretty uncommon in India due to many stringent laws, however the Catamaran Brewing Co. have found a way to provide a fulfilling experience withoutbreaking any laws.
The founder of the brewery previously shared with The Hindu, how the entire experience was inspired by a customer who made a playful suggestion for a transport service from Chennai to Pondicherry where one can bond with friends over beer. Catamaran launched in 2021 serving four different varieties of beer — Indian summer, a Belgian-style wheat beer, Chingari cider, an apple cider, Vox Populi, a dark lager, and Pondypils, a pilsner.
The trip is also seeking to be educational, as brewers will explain to visitors how a grain is transformed into beer. At the brewery a gourmet experience awaits the travellers, delving into the intricacies of beer while pairing it with the finest foods.
You can find more information about the beer bus here.
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