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Craft Beer Breweries near Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Craft Beer Breweries Near Stellenbosch

If you’re looking for craft beer breweries near Stellenbosch, you’ve found them. Move over Wine Route, the Beer Route’s coming through.

Search for South African craft beer near you

Search For Craft Beer Near You

I feel like I say this every time I say something, but it’s true, the number of South African craft breweries keep growing. The list is still CraftBru’s pride and joy, but large lists are less useful for quickly determining what’s nearby…

South African Craft Beer Festivals in December

South African Craft Beer Festivals in December

Previously considered a barren month for craft beer festivals, recent Decembers have not let us down.

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 NieuwBrew 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.