South Africa

When CraftBru first published this South African craft breweries list at the start of 2013, it numbered in the 30s. As 2017 nears the end, the list features 215 artisanal beer breweries, cider houses and contract-brewed brands.

A few South African craft beer statistics drawn from this list show craft breweries by province:
Western Cape: 105 ( 48.8% ) , Gauteng: 42 ( 19.5% ) , KwaZulu-Natal: 20 ( 9.3% ) , Eastern Cape: 20 ( 9.3% ) , North West: 8 ( 3.7% ) , Free State: 8 ( 3.7% ) , Mpumalanga: 4 ( 1.9% ) , Limpopo: 2 ( 0.9% ) , and Northern Cape: 3 ( 1.4% ) .

With such a large number of breweries, the list of South African craft breweries is ever-changing, with new ones blossoming while others wither.

If lists are not your thing, give our searchable SA Craft Breweries Map a go, or explore all the pins on one map.


Showing 96 - 114 of 214 Craft Breweries in South Africa

  • Blouberg Brewery

    Montague Gardens, South Africa

    Freshly made with no artificial ingredients added.

  • Bings Bru

    Kommetjie, Western Cape

    Started of as a beer crafted for a fundraiser.

  • Benn Koppen Craft Beer

    Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

    Exceptional Craft Beer Brands

  • Everson’s Cider

    Grabouw, Western Cape

    Everson Cider is made in addition to a range of wines by William Everson.

  • 11 Shillings Parkhurst Ale

    Parkhurst, Gauteng

    Parkhurst's very own destination ale.

  • Toti Brewing Co.

    Amanzimtoti, KwaZulu-Natal

    The Toti Brewing Company, is located in the town of the same name just south of Durban in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province.

  • Sxollie Cider

    Cape Town, Western Cape

    Sxollie is a range of ciders, the content of each bottle as carefully crafted as the branding thereof.

  • Striped Horse Craft Beer

    Cape Town, Western Cape

    Striped Horse produces craft lager and pils in Cape Town, South Africa.

  • Smack Republic Brewing Co

    Johannesburg, Gauteng

    Borne from a desire to create artisan beer and smash boundaries.

  • Beer Masons

    Cape Town, Western Cape

    Coming soon

  • Backwards Bean Brewery

    Johannesburg, Gauteng

    Backwards Bean Brewery prides themselves on producing consistent, high quality ales.

  • Atlantic Storm Brewery

    Kommetjie, Western Cape

    A brewery from Kommetjie in the Western Cape.

  • Appointment Craft Brewery

    Kroonstad, Free State

    Only available in Kroonstad.

  • Apollo Brewing Co.

    Gordon's Bay, Western Cape

    Brewer of quality craft beer.

  • Anderson’s Brewing Co.

    Johannesburg, Gauteng

    Starting small in 2012 they now strive to provide consistently great tasting, authentic beer for all to enjoy.

  • 2 Rowdy Boxers Brewing Co

    East London, Eastern Cape

    Producing a range artisan crafted, premium beer.

  • Citizen Beer

    Cape Town, Western Cape

    Excellent beer made with honour.

  • Zeppelin Craft Beer

    Pretoria, Gauteng

    Crafty craft beer.

  • Three Stags Brewery

    Boksburg, Gauteng

    Eben Roux is at the helm of Three Stags Brewery, located in Jet Park, Boksburg.

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