Behind the Brewpub scenes

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Running a brewpub isn’t easy- it’s a lot of work, a lot of sweat and the occasional tears.

There are a lot of good, earnest people working behind the scenes, who put in a great deal of effort, round-the-clock, to ensure that everything you love about Toit stays that way.
And these people are none other than our never-tiring, ever-inspiring staff.
Our very own Toit Army- a battalion dedicated to the cause of good beer!

He’s speaks five languages, which kind of makes him ideal for the job—say hello to Govind, our steward, who celebrates five years with us in May!

What do you do at Toit?

I am a steward here at Toit, in the service department. I joined in 2011, five months after it started.

What were you doing before that?

Before that also I was working in the hospitality and service department, in other restaurants. I like this industry a lot.

Are you from Bangalore?

Yes, born and brought up here. I live in Murugeshpalya.

How did Toit happen?

A friend of mine, Vinod, told me about Toit. He said it’s a very good company and that I should join. That time was actually my marriage time, so I told him I would join afterwards. So, four days after my marriage I came for the interview.

Actually, when I first joined here, I didn’t know anything about liquor or anything. The management helped me a lot, and taught me everything. They told me I could start off with assistance, and try. And then told me they would promote me to the service department later. That’s how I am now a steward.

Is your wife also from Bangalore?

Yes. Her name is Saranya, and she is actually Tamilian, and I am Telegu, but mine is a love marriage. *shy smile*

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So what does a typical work day look like?

Mine is the second shift. We start a 2:30 pm. We start with a briefing and then 3:00 pm we start the work.

I take handovers from the other stewards before I start. I manage five tables, and whatever is pending before they go for a break, I take care of that.

We take the food orders, drinks orders and talk to the guests. We ask them how the service is and make sure everything is ok, and get them everything they need.

At 4:00 we go for a coffee break for 15 minutes, and once we finish that we’re back to work. Then at 5:30 we go for our dinner break. We have it at that time because after 6:00 pm, big crowds start coming in. We need to be here.

This way, we keep shuffling floors on different days, and it’s never boring because of that. We are so happy to work here. After this, I go home at closing time.

What do you do on your off days?

My off day is on Tuesday. I usually get up late at 11:30-12:00 because that is the one day I am getting rest. My wife also does not disturb me, because she knows.

I have one girl and one boy. Girl’s name is Ria and she is three years old, and the boy, Naksh, is 8 months old.

After I wake up, I spend time with my kids. Then we go to my wife’s uncle’s house. My wife likes a lot of serials, so once she finishes watching them, after that only we go to the uncle’s house. We stay there till the evening, and come back by 6:00 pm.

Then we go to the park, with our kids, buy some groceries, and after 8:00 pm I leave the house to go meet my friends, because I only meet them weekly once. That is 8:00- 11:30 pm, after I take permission from my wife.

I have two close friends, one is Kishore, who works at Cloud 9 hospital, and Venkatesh who does the coconut business. He has a contract for the whole of Murugeshpalya.

Do you have any other things you like doing in your free time?

I like music a lot. I love Tamil music. They have very good songs.

Even though my mother tongue is Telegu, I enjoy Tamil movie songs the most. But I also speak Kannada, Tamil, Hindi and English.

But before joining Toit, I did not know English. The owners took care of me, and gave me classes.

And now you can speak!

Yes! Before this, I could not talk also.

Back to what we were discussing, what is your current favourite song?

My favourite hero is Vijay, and I like a song from his movie called Google Google.

Can you sing it?

*laughs and then hesitantly sings just one line*

What’s your favourite beer and food at Toit?

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Food- I like the spicy fish starter, and I like the pizzas here because they are firewood pizzas, so it’s a very good taste. I like a half and half pizza, half Paprika chicken and half Goan Sausage pizza.

It’s going to be five years since you started working here in May—how has the experience been?

Feels very good. The management always takes care of us and helps us with any problems we might have or anything we need. Before this I have worked in almost ten companies, but no one took care of us there like they do here. I have learned a lot here and I feel great working here. I hope I can work here for as long as possible.

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Specials

Jack in the box

Jackfruit ale

Brewed with Pale Ale, Oat & Crystal malt, this special brew is infused with loads of fresh jackfruit, which imparts a subtle fruity aroma & flavour.

This Jack is definitely out of the box!

AROMA

Fruity

ABV

5%

MOUTHFEEL

Medium body

APPEARANCE

Pale straw to very dark orange in colour

FLAVOUR

Rich malt & subtle jackfruit

Specials

Tall. Dark. Handsome.

Belgian Dark Strong Ale

A dark, very rich, complex, strong Belgian ale, this special is brewed with Pilsner malt, dark candy sugar and aromatic malts.

This brew leads with strong aromas and flavours – caramel, raisin, dark fruit and candy sugar notes.

We weren’t kidding when we named this one – its guaranteed to make you swoon!

AROMA

Complex maltiness and some phenolic spiciness

ABV

7.2%

MOUTHFEEL

Full body

APPEARANCE

Deep Amber

FLAVOUR

Rich malt, raisin and candy

Specials

Guest Tap - Oi Brewing

Lemon Hard Seltzer

100 calories and 2 grams of carbs per pint! The Oi Lemon Hard Seltzer is made from a natural honey base just like a mead. After a special proprietary fermentation process, they use the traditional Bourbon method and filter the Seltzer over a bed of charcoal that eliminates all color and taste from it.


The result, a sparkling clear beverage, which is then naturally flavored with lemon. Refreshing, light and crisp!

AROMA

Lemon

ABV

<4.95%

MOUTHFEEL

Crisp and spritz

APPEARANCE

Clear

FLAVOUR

Tart lemon

Specials

West Coast IPA

SMaSH

While most beers use a blend of multiple hops and malts the SMaSH is brewed with a single variety of malt (Pilsner Malt) and hops (Amarillo hops).

This refreshing beer showcases the individual characteristics of each ingredient, creating a distinctive yet balanced flavour profile. The Verdant IPA yeast helps the hop character shine through, while maintaining the grainy backbone.

It’s the perfect beer to welcome Spring and the perfect excuse you need to get SMaSHed.

AROMA

Floral, citrus

ABV

4.8%

MOUTHFEEL

Light-medium bodied, medium carbonated.

APPEARANCE

Light yellow, slightly hazy.

FLAVOUR

Slightly bitter, citrusy flavour followed by malty aftertaste.

Specials

American IPA

West Coast IPA

A West Coast-style American IPA aggressively hopped with a blend of Simcoe, Centennial, Amarillo and El Dorado hops.

This brew is all about the hops – that lends it clear aromas of pine, stone fruit and citrus.

The beer has a coating mouthfeel with long lasting bitterness and balanced malt body.

AROMA

Pine, stone fruit, citrus

ABV

6.6%

MOUTHFEEL

Light to medium body

APPEARANCE

Deep Golden

FLAVOUR

A crisp, bold hop forward front followed by piney and citrus notes

Sounds like something you and your friends would want to do?

Simply read and fill the form below and we’ll get in touch with you. And soon too! We hate turning people away, but we can only incorporate a certain number so that the experience remains personal.
All tours are currently out of Toit Bangalore.

    • Brewery Tours are held on every 1st Saturday of the month. The tour and beer tasting session starts at 12 Noon and lasts for about 1.5 hours.
    • Registration fees for the Tour is Rs.850 + taxes. This is inclusive of beer samples, food pairing, a certificate & T-shirt.
    • Each tour has an upper limit of 20 people.  So register early to get your preferred date.
    • The minimum age to be eligible to sign up for the tour is 21 years. Carrying valid ID to take part in the Tour is mandatory. 
    • Kindly inform us in advance if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies.
    • We advise patrons who are on medication to refrain from taking the tour.
    • If you are a traveller, please note that International Credit Cards are not accepted as part of our online registration. Please send us an email to toitblr@toit.in and we can sort it out for you. Or just drop by at our pub, grab a beer and register at the front desk.
    • Because all the money goes to charity, refunds won’t be possible.
    • All tours are currently out of Toit Bangalore.

    Specials

    Kolsch Beer

    Kolsch

    The Kolsch, originating from Cologne, Germany, is a light and refreshing ale-lager hybrid. The beer is clean, crisp and delicately-balanced with a subtle fruit and hop character. Our version is made with a single hop, Mandarina Bavaria, that lends the brew distinctive mandarin and citrus notes.

    AROMA

    Low malt aroma, with a grainy-sweet character. A delicately spicy hop aroma, with a pleasant and subtle fruit aroma

    ABV

    4.9%

    MOUTHFEEL

    Medium-light & medium carbonation

    APPEARANCE

    Clear, pale gold to light gold

    FLAVOUR

    Low fruity sweetness, medium-low bitterness with delicate dryness and slight crispness

    Specials

    Dark Vader

    Schwarzbier

    ​​This German style dark lager is a regional specialty from southern Thuringen and northern Franconia in Germany.

    It balances a complex malt flavour with a generous addition of noble hops, with notes of caramel.

    The Special beer is rumoured to have strange powers, in that over a few pints, you seem to lose your ability to say ‘no’ to more. Don’t believe us? Well, have a taste of it yourself and see. But we warned—you don’t know the power of the dark side…umm…lager.

    AROMA

    Slightly malty

    ABV

    5.0%

    MOUTHFEEL

    Medium body, smooth

    APPEARANCE

    Black

    FLAVOUR

    Light malty with hints of caramel

    Please contact us between 9am and 7pm for reservations

    Please contact us between 9am and 7pm for reservations

    Please contact us between 9am and 7pm for reservations

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    Specials

    Kolsch Beer

    Kolsch

    The Kolsch, originating from Cologne, Germany, is a light and refreshing ale-lager hybrid. The beer is clean, crisp and delicately-balanced with a subtle fruit and hop character. Our version is made with a single hop, Mandarina Bavaria, that lends the brew distinctive mandarin and citrus notes.

    AROMA

    Low malt aroma, with a grainy-sweet character. A delicately spicy hop aroma, with a pleasant and subtle fruit aroma

    ABV

    4.9%

    MOUTHFEEL

    Medium-light & medium carbonation

    APPEARANCE

    Clear, pale gold to light gold

    FLAVOUR

    Low fruity sweetness, medium-low bitterness with delicate dryness and slight crispness

    Specials

    saison

    Lemon Tea Saison

    A farmhouse style ale celebrating the refreshing flavours of lemon chai. Crafted by infusing Malabar tea and a squeeze of farm fresh lemons, the beer has citrus fruit and spice notes that remind you of the soothing comfort of a cup of lemon tea, with a boozy twist of course!

    AROMA

    Fruity with a spicy yeast character

    ABV

    4.9%

    MOUTHFEEL

    Light to medium body

    APPEARANCE

    Fruity with a spicy yeast character

    FLAVOUR

    Citrus and pepper spice

    Specials

    Belgian Tripel

    Tripel X

    A clean, crisp, delicately-balanced beer with a very subtle fruit and hop character.

    Brewed with pilsner malt and homemade candy sugar, our take on this Belgian classic style is smooth and complex. Strong malty & mildly sweet notes deliver a pleasantly dry finish. This one packs quite a punch & you will barely notice it, making it a dangerously session-able beer

    AROMA

    Complex fruity aroma

    ABV

    8%

    MOUTHFEEL

    Medium body

    APPEARANCE

    Pale gold

    FLAVOUR

    Mild sweet malt flavour, with a soft bitterness and fruity flavors

    What’s Brewing?

    Jack in the box

    Brewed with Pale Ale, Oat & Crystal malt this special brew is infused with loads of fresh jackfruit, which imparts a subtle fruity aroma & flavour.
    Now on tap in Toit Bangalore.

    Learn More

    Tall Dark Handsome

    A Belgian dark strong ale, brewed with Pilsner and aromatic malts, along with dark candy sugar.
    Now on tap in Toit Bangalore.

    Learn More

    Oi Brewing Seltzer

    A refreshing, light and crisp seltzer on our guest tap, from Oi Brewing, with 100 calories and 2 grams of carbs per pint!

    Guest Tap Special