Craft Beer News

Innis & Gunn beers at the Culture Club Cheese event in Bree Street, Cape Town

Innis & Gunn Beer & Cheese Pairing

Innis & Gunn and Culture Club Cheese, in Bree Street, recently teamed up for a pairing to showcase a newly released beer.

A list of homebrewing clubs in South Africa

Homebrewing Clubs

Joining a homebrewing club is the best way to scratch the itch of a craft beer bug bite.  But where oh where in South Africa can you find such a thing? Your Brother in Beer went digging.

Craft Beer Festivals & Events in South Africa

South African Craft Beer Festivals in October

If your liver took a beating in September, then watch out for the 8 beer festivals coming your way around South Africa in October 2016.

Highlighted Breweries

Meet the Brewer

Meet the Brewer, Apiwe Nxusani-Mawela

Apiwe The Brewster & Her Craft

Apiwe Nxusani-Mawela, synonymous with South Africa’s beer scene, is a craft beer rockstar. As a huge groupie, CraftBru stole backstage to meet her…

Tania & Melanie Nieuwoudt from NieuwBrew in the Cederberg, Western Cape, South Africa

All is Nieuw at CederBrew

You might know of CederBrew because of Chubbyhead Stout, their lady brewers, or a crowd-sourced campaign to help with fees from an unfortunate legal incident. We reached out to meet the CederBrew brewers…

Khanyi with Jwarha - Photo by Nathan John Bezuidenhout

Khanyi Unleashes the Jwarha

With her ear to the fermenter and her nose to snifter, our intrepid craft beer connoisseur, Craft Su, recently picked up fresh vibes eminating from her favourite hangout, Stone Circle Brewery.

Home Brewing

Not the best way to crush spent grain.

Spent Grain Wholemeal Bread Recipe

At some point in every homebrewer’s life, usually shortly after her first all-grain brew, the inevitable question arises: what can I do with spent grain?

Home brew yeast - not just good for beer, hey.

Roosterkoek & Homebrew Beer Yeast

I was having a little braai on Monday instead of cooking – because why not? The decision was made to make roosterkoek instead of the usual braai bread.

Severely improvised hopped for your new grain mill.

Pasta Maker to Grain Mill Conversion

Here’s that promised Pasta Maker to Grain Mill Conversion HowTo.