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Cretan Brewery

| Zounaki, Platanias, Crete 73002, Greece
+30 2824 031002
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This is what the new Crete is about

This year, a revolution happened in West Crete, The bland, mass produced lager called Mythos and... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
John G
Stockholm, Sweden
An excellent addition to the world of craft beer

Crete's first true craft brewery and it doesn't disappoint! It started with a half hour talk... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Alfa F
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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“pale ale” (5 reviews)
| Zounaki, Platanias, Crete 73002, Greece
+30 2824 031002
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

This year, a revolution happened in West Crete, The bland, mass produced lager called Mythos and Alfa got competition from ice cold quality draught beer called Charma in many bars and restaurats. This is where it is made and it is well worthe a visit....More

Thank John G
Ioannis L, Ιδιοκτήτης at Cretan Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you very much for your comments! Now we are about to have a bus from Chania station every day so that it will be easier for our guests to visit us. The details for this bus line will be announced at our website. We...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017

Crete's first true craft brewery and it doesn't disappoint! It started with a half hour talk about how the beer was made and the brewery operates, followed by a personal guided tour of the brewery itself including the fermenting rooms, kegging rooms and power room....More

Thank Alfa F
Reviewed 20 October 2017

A nice opportunity for a morning or afternoon out in the lush country side of West Chania, very close to the tourist resorts of Platanias, Agia Marina and Kolymbari. In my opinion they make the best beer in Crete. Pity it is available only draft...More

Thank Daisy T
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We had a fab visit today to the Cretan brewery and sampled their brews! They were all superb! Crisp & tasty. The staff were fantastic, informative & super friendly. Good luck in the future of beer on Cretan Island - hope you get your own...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting this brewery for over a year, in fact since it first opened to visitors in April 2016, and enjoy our visits so much that we turn up more or less once each week during the season. The season runs from about...More

1  Thank garpow2016
Reviewed 25 September 2017

While driving around the area, we spotted a small sign directing us to the Cretan Brewery, and decided to give it a whirl. I am SO glad we did! For 8 euros you get a tour of the brewery, and a beer tasting meze -...More

Thank kazzyb007
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

It's lovely to hear the passion in which these guys talk about working with their surrounding and the environment, the result of which is fantastic beer. If your in the area definitely worth stopping by for their beer tasting.

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Every now again Charma Brewery arrange a Barbecue Night, this not to be missed! We went 30th August and it was a fantastic night. Good food, great beer and a fantastic band. What a great atmosphere!! We will certainly go when they arrange the next...More

Thank ArhontikoTav
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The history is that one man had a dream to brew his own natural Cretan Beer. After years of searching, travelling all around the world, a lot of working and persistance... his dream came true. He started small. 1 beer. Now he brews 4 different...More

1  Thank Sam V
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We went to the tasting. It costs only 7€ each including four (100ml) beers. Pretty casual, nothing special in these beers.

Thank Susanna S
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Stuart W
26 September 2016|
Response from Anthony H | Reviewed this property |
cretanbeer.gr/en/#map Try their website. The guys at the site seemed to speak pretty good English