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.…

The Constantia Craft Beer project takes place on the 23rd and 24th of February 2012 and you don’t want to miss this if you’re a craft beer lover. We attended the ‘Hop & Vine Festival’ by the Craft Beer Project at Simon’s in Groot Constantia and it was an amazing day. It was also the…

Yesterday saw an amazing tasting going down at one of my favourite spots, Banana Jam Cafe in Kenilworth. Honestly, try their Jamaican Jerk Chicken, just do it and don’t ask any questions. It is amazing. Last night saw us heading on over to be welcomed by Greg from Banana Jam Cafe and Brad from BrewDog.…

“A writer is a person for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people” – Thomas Mann. I feel your pain right now, Thomas. Getting acquainted with craft beer is a completely different experience especially since most of us in South Africa have only been subject to mass produced beers, all pretty much slight variations…

&Union were definitely one of the forerunners of the craft beer movement in Cape Town. Mitchell’s have always been around but &Union really did something massive for the craft beer market locally. A new addition to their range is a non alcoholic craft beer called Der Graf Von Bavaria, great for if you’re the driver or simply…

Space seems like quite a cool place. Beer is the greatest drink ever. Combine these two, and you’re as close to pure happiness as you’re ever likely to get. In fact, Beer In Space may very well be the definition of happiness. Basically, you get propelled into space and drink beer, fairly simple yet beyond…

The Jozi Craft Beer Fest is back and promises to be better than ever in all aspects. There were some issues in the first Jozi Craft Beer Fest earlier this year with a bit of overcrowding and having to wait in big queues just to taste craft beer. But the crew have said this is…

How cool is it when the White House brews their own beer? Too cool. We spotted this from Jack Black Beer on Twitter (One of our favourite local craft beers) and it’s great to see that even the President of the United States Of America has taken a huge interest in home brewing. Obama paid for all…