Key:brewery

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Location sells beer from named brewery. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Brewery
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The brewery=* tag should be given for restaurants, bars, pubs, and similar POIs for indicating which breweries' beer they have available.

(An actual brewery is tagged with craft=brewery or man_made=works or landuse=industrial+industrial=brewery.)

Usage

The normal syntax should be:

brewery=<name_of_brewery>

If it is selling beer from 2-4 different breweries you can use:

brewery=<name_of_brewery>;<name_of_brewery>

If it is selling beer from several breweries use:

brewery=various

If it is selling beer by one brewery but one special sort of beer from another brewery, you can use:

brewery=<name_of_brewery>
brewery:<sort>=<name_of_brewery>

If the different sorts of beer are sold from different breweries, tag like:

brewery:<sort>=<name_of_brewery>
brewery:<sort2>=<name_of_brewery2>

Though beers are often region specific and often have no English translations, their regional name should be used.

Brewpubs

A pub which brews beer on site is called a brewpub, and can be considered a kind of microbrewery. Such a pub should be tagged with microbrewery=yes.

A brewpub's beer might be sold only for consumption on the premises, or packaged for retail (off sales), or sold elsewhere as well.

Belgium

As Belgium has a beer tradition, most pubs offer beers from a lot of breweries. But most pubs are owned by one brewery. In Belgium, this tag will be used for the owning brewery for convenience.

Maps

  • OpenBeerMap : an editable map of the bars with the brewery tag here
  • A map of microbreweries is available here.

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