This is quite mad, the world’s first playable beer bottle! 19th Century technology meets 21st Century music over a bottle of beer in the latest extension to the Beck’s Record Label project. This time, the art label has evolved, and been replaced by the grooves of Auckland band Ghost Wave. Their new single was inscribed…

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…

There is something extremely satisfying about crafting something that you could very well buy at a store near your house. It no doubt boils down to the most basic of human needs, to that of creating something. It is not always that easy to make space to brew 20 litres in your apartment, and this…

  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…

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.…