It’s getting closer and closer to the Cape Town Festival Of Beer and again our excitement is peaking! It is always one of the highlights in the local beer community as we all gather round to celebrate beer at Hamilton’s Rugby Club in Green Point. Cape Town Festival Of Beer 2017 details: 1-3 December 2017…

The South African National Beer Trophy 2017 saw a huge increase in the number of craft beers on offer, a testament to thriving industry that our local brewers have built. With the number of craft breweries in South Africa increasing at an exponential rate, so we have access to an incredible number of styles of…

One of the emails I receive the most often in my Brew Masters inbox, is people looking at outsourcing beer brewing in South Africa. They’re brewing on a small basis often times from home or a small setup, and now want to do bigger batches of craft beer for the South African market. One thing…

This has surely been a dream of every beer lover for…well forever now! Imagine using your mind to pour yourself a beer? Focus on the cold, and get rewarded. The longer you focus, the more beer you get. Let’s see it in action: [twitter style=”horizontal” float=”left”][fblike style=”standard” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”]

Beer adverts and marketing always seem to bring out the cool, and Corona have pulled out a magic trick with this billboard. They’ve placed it in such a way that at a specific time and from a specific position, the moon turns into a piece of lime in the bottle. This is awesome:   Via…

There isn’t much you can do with beer bottles…or so we thought. Apart from making them from glass or aluminium and adding some cool graphics to them, the beer bottle isn’t generally something that can be improved on. Well Heineken don’t think so, and so they created the first interactive beer bottle. It’s difficult to…

I’ve noticed recently in Cape Town that people are coming to enjoy their IPA’s, which is great to see because it is one of my favourite style of beers. We’ve reviewed the King’s Blockhouse IPA from Devils Peak Brewery and Valley Brewery have made an IPA for Banana Jam Cafe. And now there is an IPA specific…

One of the main issues in the craft beer industry is the pricing. The issue comes from the side of the mainstream beer drinkers who are already alarmed at paying R25 for a regular pint. Craft beer is a completely different industry to commercial beer, an industry fuelled by a passion to create something better.…