The brewery stands overlooking the beautiful Bumthang valley near Batbalathang domestic airport. The brewery is one of the oldest and also the only one brewery in Bumthang valley. A Swiss gentleman called Fritz Maurer moved to Bumthang sometime in the 1960s and started the brewery and later also a Swiss cheese manufacturing plant. The brewery runs really old School style by manufacturing only a small batch of beer at a time. The much loved and unfiltered Red Panda Beer is named after an endangered species of animal known as the Red Panda. It comes in a 650ml bottle and without any preservatives.