Craft Beer News

South African Craft Beer Festivals in December

South African Craft Beer Festivals in December

Traditionally a barren month for craft beer festivals, December 2016 has revealed itself as bucking the trend.

Beer Santa Beery Christmas Giveaway on CraftBru.com

Beer Santa Beery Christmas Giveaway

Twas the fortnight before Christmas, and all throughout, every creature was hoping, to win ale or win stout. They entered the giveaway, filled in addresses with care, In the hopes that Beer Santa soon would be there…

Gap-Tech and Devil's Peak Brewery

Devil’s Peak Brewery Embraces the Internet of Things

Devil’s Peak was one of the first craft beer manufacturers in South Africa to embrace the technology world by installing Gap-Tech’s Smart Draught Management Solution.

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.