During these troubling times, we tend to find comfort from simple pleasures. And for those of us who count beer, wine and sangría as staples of sanity, now’s the chance to support local tipplesmiths, at a time when their hard work, skill and dedication deserves our custom more than ever. Many of them have adapted to the times and are offering speedy, safe and hygienic delivery straight to your door.
BlackLab Brewhouse, one of the catalysts of Barcelona’s craft beer explosion, are renowned for their selection of incredible brews, all of which are available to order from Monday to Saturday. Order before 18h and they’ll deliver on the day – with a free beer included for your first order.
Craft masters Garage Beer Co. are also getting in on the act. They’re delivering a wide selection of their own amazing beers – including stouts, lagers and IPAs – as well as many other top tipples from other brewers, straight to your door. Order before noon for same day delivery.
Rated Top New Brewer in the world by beer bible RateBeer in 2015, Edge Brewing have since built a reputation as one of Barcelona’s most consistently brilliant brewers. The US craft beer specialists are available through Glovo every day from noon to 8pm.
As the weather gets warmer, a nice refreshing sangría makes the perfect tonic. Casa Lolea is a Barcelona based sangría maker with a global reputation. Their sangría, Sangría Lolea, offer free delivery on orders over €20 and have an incredible selection of thirst-quenching sangrías to see you through the lockdown.
Finally, for those looking to buy local, sustainable wines, Uncorked Academy is delivering a wine box with a twist. Each six or twelve-bottle delivery box contains a different selection every month, as well as recipes courtesy of local chefs designed to complement the wines. A fresh gift will also be included as a pairing inspiration. For May you’ll receive a mixed bag of locally grown mushrooms, as well as a sommelier cheat sheet with info on each wine.
So, let’s raise a glass to these local drinks connoisseurs who help make this city so special.