Liquor Ban Shuts 3 Microbreweries in Chandigarh, One Shifts to Elante

Post SC orders on liquor ban on State and National highways in Chandigarh, the spur seems to have never ending repercussions on various strata of society. Chandigarh recently topped the list of most liquor consumption cities selling off more than 10 million liquor bottles in past 11 months incurred financial crisis for those who invested in the business and for those who diligently work in the industry.

Microbreweries & Liquor Ban in Chandigarh

Shutting down livelihoods and income for many who are now jobless owing to the SC orders, antagonist investors even held a candle march in the city beautiful to raise their voice against the enforced decision.

The worst hit are 3 microbreweries of Chandigarh. The city had some amazing microbreweries brewing fresh beer for those who love to beat the heat in the summer by “thanndi beer”. These were located on the Madhya Marg and after the liqour ban, they have to shut their operations. Here are 3 worst hit microbreweries of Chandigarh who had to digest the decision in one “bottom’s up”.

1. The Great Bear Kitchen & Microbrewery

Located in the heart of the city Chandigarh in Sector 26 might have fetched this amazing microbrewery enough clientage since its start. But who could guess that a million dollar worth investment could simply go down the drain for it chose to stand on the Madhya Marg which is a National Highway. Renowned for serving one of the finest varieties of alcohol like beers, the microbrewery tops the list of worst-hit places post SC orders on liquor ban on highways. So, no more beer at The Great Beer, Chandigarh.

2. Kingdom Of Beer – Microbrewery & Wine Cafe

This recently opened microbrewery on Madhya Marg in Chandigarh with lush green open sitting area and private lounge and bar is yet another worst hit places of the city beautiful. Huge capital investment in the arena could be corroborated once you visit the place for its amazing interiors and a great variety of alcohol. Completely shutting serving alcohol, this microbrewery of Chandigarh is heading towards its doom.

3. The Brew Estate 

Bringing forth a unique concept of catering to ‘cafe culture’ of Chandigarh, this microbrewery introduced the concept of “Cafe by Day, Pub by Night”. Taking Chandigarhians by its stride, this brewery had carved a niche amongst its contemporaries in the business. Making its presence felt on both the highways passing through Sector 26 and Sector 35, this microbrewery owned the business like nobody else.

Even now, The Brew Estate is all set to again rock Chandigarh as it has shifted to Elante.

The Brew Estate shifts @ Elante Mall, Chandigarh 

Like a visionary keen who could not give up on its dreams, this microbrewery though being one of the worst affected by the orders of Supreme Court had an amicable settlement in its mindset by introducing itself in an altogether different area away from highways.

Where in Elante?

On the top floor. At the place of Underdoggs. (Near PVR Blu-o).

Obeying the orders of SC and still catering to its loyal clientage which mobs the place every weekend The Brew Estate microbrewery even after being hit by liquor ban has won our hearts for obvious reasons.

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