Enjoy these craft beers prepared with the purest waters of Chile


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Trail stats

323.92 mi
Elevation gain
24,715 ft
Technical difficulty
Elevation loss
24,177 ft
Max elevation
3,590 ft
Min elevation
16 ft
Trail type
One Way
June 29, 2014
June 2014
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near La Junta, Aisén (Chile)

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Imagine a tasty artisan brew featuring the pristine waters of the mountain streams flowing from the glaciers of Patagonia. Actually, there’s no need to imagine because each day the selection of small batch brews crafted in Aysén GROWS, and the water makes all the difference! Consider this your official invitation to explore Aysen’s Craft Beer Trail, flowing through the restaurants, bars, breweries and markets.


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Photo ofKawiñ artisanal Beer – La Junta

Kawiñ artisanal Beer – La Junta

Available in the Hotel Espacio y Tiempo, every day of the year. Contact: (09) 76418823;; Facebook: Cervecería Artesanal Kawiñ - La Junta. These Golden ales and Porters are brewed in La Junta using the pristine high-mountain waters of the thawing of the Lago Rosselot National Reserve. In the Mapuche indigenous language, Mapudungun, the word Kawiñ means "a meeting or social celebration". The word is used in connection with the action of celebrating in nature, and respecting nature’s codes. Donald Manquenahuel, the owner and brewer, shares the goal of respecting nature’s codes by being a responsible, environment-friendly business and using Chilean malts and no additives or preservatives.

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Hopperdeitzel Beers - Puyuhuapi

22 km north of Puyuhuapi, along the Carretera Austral. Contact: (09) 98183839;; Facebook: Cerveza Hopperdietzel. The handcrafted beers of Hopperdietzel were inspired by the heritage of Puyuhuapi, its founders and the brave pioneers who settled this sector. Their three varieties, Goldene Jahre Ale, Roter Teppich Ale and Schwarz Back Ale, are all brewed using the pure waters of the spring thaw captured in the streams of the Valley of the Cesars in the midst of the Patagonia temperate rainforests.

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Finisterra Beers - Puerto Cisnes

José María Caro 297; Open every day. Contact: (067) 2346407 - (09) 88198330;; With seven varieties (Pale, Golden, Dark, and Pale Ales flavored with Calafate berries, Cauchao berries, Honey and Chili peppers), Finisterra Brewery is one of the older craft beers in the region and stands out for its use of spring melt waters from the Queulat Range. The Saavedra Berndt family owns and operates the company, offering a 100% organic product brewed using German traditions. They offer guided tours of the brewery with the option to “carry out” and they distribute to local restaurants and shops.

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Bravo Beers - Puerto Aysén

Facebook: CERVEZA BRAVO. Bravo beers are brewed with the waters from the waterfalls of Puerto Chacabuco and manufactured in Puerto Aysén. Victor Hernandez, owner of the microbrewery Bravo, explains that "in Aysén, the water is ideal for lagers because it does not contain minerals that affect their flavor". His most popular varieties are the Dark Lager taste with coffee and chocolate notes that perfectly complement the flavors of a lamb asado al palo. The Amber Lager is also delicious, with a bitter caramel flavor and a high alcohol content.

PictographProvisioning Altitude 927 ft
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Campo Hielo Beer - Coyhaique

Riquelme 110 b, Call for appointment. Contact: (09) 81594206 This is currently the only beer produced from the waters of the Baker River and was created to highlight the benefits and the quality of the water in Patagonia. For its elaboration, the creators travel more than 200 km to decant the water, which gives a particularly bitter flavor to their Pilsner style lager.

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D'Olbek Beer - Coyhaique

Baquedano 1899; Open every day. Contact: (067) 2232947;; D’Olbek is the most popular beer brewed in Aysén, created by the family Smet d’Olbecke, which emigrated to Chilean Patagonia from Belgium in 1948. The family decided to develop a beer that represented the culture and traditions of their country of origin, taking advantage of the quality and abundance of Patagonia’s waters. You can enjoy their excellent beer in many of the restaurants and pubs of the region as well as in their new tavern on the same grounds as the brewery.

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Pioneers Beer – Coyhaique

Independence 871; Call for an appointment. Contact: (09) 85296175; Facebook: Cerveza Pioneros. The creator of this beer was inspired by the pioneers, the first explorers to arrive in Patagonia, and also the brave men who took charge of opening the first routes. The founder of this brand, Jourdan Cabezas, is also a pioneer, in the art of developing beers. He offers three tasty varieties, Pale Ale, Red Ale and Dark Ale.

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Photo ofTropera Beer - Coyhaique

Tropera Beer - Coyhaique

Paseo Horn 47; Call for Restaurant Hours. Contact: (067) 2210721; Facebook: Mamma Gaucha Coyhaique. Produced by the owners of the Mamma Gaucha restaurant in Coyhaique, varieties include Porter, IPA, and Wheat, among others. One of the favorites is the India Pale Ale, "that is bitter so it harmonizes with the idiosyncrasies of a region that also prefers to drink its yerba mate bitter," says Frank Valdes, owner of the brand. In addition to its cultural fit, the Mama Gaucha IPA is a very good choice for pairing with pastas, pizzas and grilled lamb.

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Photo ofHandcrafted Caiquén Beer - Villa Cerro Castillo

Handcrafted Caiquén Beer - Villa Cerro Castillo

Contact:; Facebook: Cerveza Artesanal Caiquén. Caiquén is an artisan beer with character, strong hops and a robust body, born in the heart of the Carretera Austral, at the base of the Cerro Castillo Glacier and the Ibanez River. Its inspiration comes from the noble spirit of the Caiquén Wild Goose that inhabits Patagonia, the unique and harsh geography that surrounds the Ibanez Valley, and the strong, self-sufficient people of Villa Cerro Castillo. The result is a unique and authentic beer.

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Dallman Beer - Puerto Ingeniero Ibáñez

The El Maitenal Farm, La Balsa Sector, Route to the Levican Peninsula; Y can visit the farm year round; Contact: (09) 83892832; . Dallman is a traditional German beer, brewed using the original recipe of the grandparents of the owner, Gerald Dallman. His grandfather immigrated to Patagonia along with his wife, Lilian Henriquez, a Chilean by birth. The beer is 100% craft brewed and can be found only at their farm, El Maitenal, where it is the perfect thirst-quencher after a great day of rock climbing, or as an accompaniment for an asado al palo, prepared by Gerard, who is not only the master brewer but also, the grillmaster.


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