It’s a phenomenon. South African craft beer festivals in September that, like the blossoms of spring, sprout after what was an exceptionally festival arid August. This article, first published in September 2013, has been updated for the exciting month of September 2016.
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…
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…
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. Continue reading
Ultimate & beer are irrevocably linked. Ever since my 1st taste of craft beer at a tournament in Singapore, I rarely enjoy one without the other. But Ultimate, you ask, Ultimate what? Continue reading
After spending most of 2013 in South Africa where craft beer is multiplying at a rate of knots, coming to South East Asia was a hard and dry awakening. Continue reading
Padas River Oatmeal Stout has been in the bottle for just about a week now, but I couldn’t resist and uncorked the first one last night. Named for a muddy river in Borneo, which is as exhilarating as it is brown and foamy, the stout sure does live up to its name. Continue reading
I’ve encountered a few average porters and stouts recently, which lead to delusions of grandeur about the Robust Porter I brewed in May. Continue reading
Beer lovers rejoice and make pilgrimage to the heart of Cape Town where beer enlightenment awaits at Beerhouse on Long.
IPA Day is coming. If you’re a beer geek, you already know what this is all about, if not, read on…
Gauteng may trail the Western Cape as far as craft breweries go, but on our ever-increasing list of beer festivals, Gauteng is neck and neck with the Western Cape. Here’s a look at beer festivals coming up in (mostly) Johannesburg. Continue reading
It was during a long drive to the Midlands Meander in KwaZulu-Natal last month, that my bru-in-law suggested a pitstop. The pitstop happened to be at a brewery that wasn’t on my radar yet. Continue reading