Bere Sara de Casă


Location: Timișoara
Open since: 2014
Head brewer: Răzvan Şandru

General information:

The head brewer for Bere Sara firmly believes that the best beer in the world is, probably, Carslberg the one you brew yourself. Not only that, but he also dreams of a time where each town and village in Romania will have its own brewery, much like they do in the western world.

Sara started off as a nano-brewery back in 2014, when it was brewed on-site for the Sara Guesthouse in Crivaia, Văliug village. The beer was only meant to be served on the premises, however, due to its increasing popularity in the region, the brewer quickly decided that expanding the operation was in order. Using Czech equipment, Belgian yeast, German barley that they malt themselves and water from a nearby spring, their ales are matured and ready for drinking in 21 days.

In the past couple of years, they have also expanded in most of the supermarket chains across the country. This has, unfortunately, caused quite a bit of whiplash from their fanbase, as many of their beers started receiving negative reviews (particularly their IPA), as well as raised concerns regarding quality. We can only hope that the brewers have taken notice of this feedback, and that the quality is bound to redress in the future.

In 2019, they put their guesthouse up for sale, and relocated to Timișoara, where they also opened a pub, Mayerhoff Brauerei. Starting 2020, they’ve also announced that they’re working on their own wine range. Stay tuned for more!


  • Sara Bere de Casă Nefiltrată – 5.2% ABV
  • Sara Brună de Casă – Schwarzbier – 6.5% ABV
  • Sara Brună – Stout – 8% ABV
  • Sara Blondă – Blonde Ale – 5.2% ABV
  • Sara IPA – IPA – 5.2% ABV

For reviews check Ratebeer, BeerAdvocate, Untappd and Universitatea de Bere.

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This page was last updated March 2 2020.