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…
Traditionally a barren month for craft beer festivals, December in 2016 has revealed itself as bucking the trend, offering not only a heap of festivals at the start of the month, but sustaining until nearly the end of the year.
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…
The draft Liquor Amendment Bill (which will become the Liquor Amendment Act, 2016 should it go through) was published on 30 September 2016 with a 30-day window for comments from the public.
Darling Brew clinched two gold awards and a category trophy at the National Beer Trophy Awards held in Cape Town at the end of last month, for beers produced by their ground-breaking craft brewery located in Darling, a small town on the Cape West Coast.
Innis & Gunn and Culture Club Cheese, in Bree Street, recently teamed up for a pairing to showcase a newly released beer.
Scratch the itch of a craft beer bug bite, by joining a homebrewing club. But where oh where in South Africa can you find such a thing? Your Brother in Beer went digging.
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. Continue reading
Ah, skunk. A not so humble American native that always reminds me of a ratel, except that instead of being a bad-ass die-hard, its best defence is an offence.
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.