About Us

“Fill with mingled cream and amber,
I will drain that glass again.
Such hilarious visions clamber
Through the chambers of my brain.
Quaintest thoughts — queerest fancies,
Come to life and fade away:
What care I how time advances?
I am drinking ale today.”

Edgar Allen Poe

DRINKING BUDDIES import different types of craft beer to China each month from all over the world. These small batch brewery beers are not already available in China and originate from microbreweries that each have a unique story to tell.


All our beers are hard-to-find, premium, specialty beers from highly rated breweries across the world, all carefully selected by our experts who have a passion for beer and a desire to introduce the best of what’s out in the world to our customers.


DRINKING BUDDIES is a two-part company, running an independent import and distribution arm supplying craft beers to select bars, restaurants, and hotels around China, as well as offering a straight-to-consumer Brew Club that provides monthly subscription packages of our special beers straight to doorsteps. Managing our entire supply chain allows us to continually procure and deliver quality beers directly from breweries to bellies.


We are an international team of passionate, beer-loving connoisseurs who are excited to bring some truly one-of-a-kind craft beers to China. Having lived in China for so long, we had both a desire and a mission to bring beer that teases the palate and challenges the local norm. All our beers are brewed from small, local and independent breweries, many of which still bottle the beer by hand and offer unfiltered, pure flavours that make each and every bottle unique and providing an experience, we hope, that will bring enjoyment to your beer consumption.

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