MaovemBEER | Beijing, Chengdu & Shanghai brewpubs team for a good cause


Call it MaovemBEER. Or BRAUvember. Even MaltVember. On Saturday, November 17, brewpubs in three cities will party for Maovember partners Library Project and Bread of Life Bakery. Here’s a quote, a recreation and a libation for each place!

Jing-A | 2 PM | Beijing

“A pickleback is a whiskey followed by a shot of pickle juice. I suggest Tuhao Gold Pils after that.”—Emmy Andreasson

Recreation. A 2 PM pub quiz in Jing A’s (Pickle) Back Bar. Round winners get picklebacks, overall winners get merchandise, beer and vouchers. The 元100 fee per team of four goes to MVB. Sign up via WeChat at Emmy_Andreasson.

Libation. 元25 picklebacks all afternoon for MVB. And the first 25 brunch diners get a free beer.

Boxing Cat | 3-7 PM | Beijing

“Boxing Cat has four ways to help Maovember!”—Terry

Recreation: 元15 tickets to win merchandise and beer flights.

Libation: 300 ml pours of TKO IPA for 元20. Plus 25 beer flight tickets worth 元75 on sale for just 元25 (for use on visits after November 17). Plus a takeaway beer deal. All to support MVB.

Arrow Factory | All Day | Beijing

“We love a good beer sesh, especially when it’s for a good cause!”—Justin Culkin

Recreation. 元20 tickets for a draw that includes a 24-bottle case of Clone Easy Ale, an Arrow Factory T-shirt and a 元100 gift voucher.

Libation. 元5 from every beer sold on Saturday goes to charity, including the buy one, get one free select brew deal.

Nanmen | 9 PM | Chengdu

“Me and Sonny Gyalzur from Shangri-La Beer are partnering Yunnan and Sichuan for a good cause!”—Lordrew

Recreation. A beer pong tournament with a 元500 entry fee for MVB. Each team gets a free T-shirt, opener and beer from both Nanmen in Chengdu and Shangri-La in Yunnan.

Libation. One dedicated tap of Nanmen and of Shangri-La beer, with funds to MVB.

WE Brewery | 2 PM | Tianjin

“Social responsibility and fun can be harmonized via good beer.”—Steve Wang

Recreation. Use your arm for more than raising pints: join the WE corn toss tournament. Lots of prizes. And the 元500 entry fee goes to MVB.

Libation. A tab war with the highest bill to MVB. Plus a draw, with tickets at 元10.

Maovember focuses on quirky events for good causes. Our 2022 partner is Library Project, which has furnished thousands of reading rooms in rural schools. Learn more about Maovember here. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.