Brews and views delight at Qingdao beer festival
Taipingjiao Beer Festival — a perfect blend of beer, sea views, and sunset — kicks off on the evening of July 20 in Qingdao, Shandong province. [Photo by Dong Zhigang/for chinadaily.com.cn]
Taipingjiao Beer Festival – a perfect blend of beer, sea views and sunsets — kicked off on the evening of July 20 in Qingdao, Shandong province, and it will last until Sept 30.
Beer enthusiasts and locals alike gathered to celebrate this exciting event. Nestled in the Taipingjiao scenic area in the city's Shinan district, the festival offers a unique opportunity to savor both the city's finest brews and the mesmerizing beauty of the ocean.
Organizers dubbed the beer fest as the one closest to the sea.
Renowned for its picturesque coastal landscapes, Taipingjiao scenic area is undoubtedly one of the best locations in the city to immerse oneself in the beauty of the ocean.
A performer plays violin during the Taipingjiao Beer Festival, which kicks off on July 20 in Qingdao, Shandong province. [Photo by Wang Yunxiao/for chinadaily.com.cn]
With its panoramic views and gentle sea breeze, the setting provides the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable beer-drinking experience.
As the festival unfolded, friends and families came together to enjoy the offerings of various local breweries, relishing the wide array of beers available. From crisp lagers to rich stouts and refreshing ales, there was something to cater to every taste. Laughter and joy filled the air as people clinked their glasses, toasting to good times and cherished moments shared with loved ones.
But it wasn't just the beer that brought smiles to everyone's faces. As the sun began to descend towards the horizon, casting a warm glow over the surroundings, the enchanting charm of the sunset unfolded before their eyes. The combination of the amber-hued sky and the glimmering sea transformed the festival into an extraordinary experience, leaving everyone in awe of nature's beauty.
Performers play violin during the Taipingjiao Beer Festival, which kicked off on July 20 in Qingdao, Shandong province. [Photo by Dong Zhigang/for chinadaily.com.cn]