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Beer lovers, rejoice! This microbrewery, which got its start in a tiny hutong space, has made a big splash with its roomy second location. Great Leap's expansion into the popular Sanlitun neighborhood brings in the crowds. The rowdy but convivial atmosphere is reflected in the decibel levels. Seating is casual, on simple but stylish wood tables and benches. Started in 2010, Great Leap gets credit for introducing craft brews to Beijing. Try the popular Honey Ma Gold, which has a slight whiff of Sichuan peppercorn, the smooth, amber-colored Cinnamon Rock Ale, or the malty and fragrant Banana Wheat. The food here is surprisingly tasty as well, with good old-fashioned cheeseburgers, beer-battered onion rings, fried chicken nuggets, and crispy chicken wings.