“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…

The We Love Real Beer Festival 2012 is a treat for the craft beer lovers in Cape Town! Hugely popular and full of golden craft goodness, the festival promises to be bigger and better than before. Building on the success of the last three WLRB Festivals, 2012 will see a huge increase in the variety…

The Cape Town Festival Of Beer is the absolute highlight of the year for any beer lover in Cape Town. South Africa’s largest beer festival allows you to taste over 150 beers from 42 brewers. The 3 day festival celebrates all things beer, with world class brewers, local micro breweries, awesome local entertainment, great food and…

DAS BOOT! The Cape Town Bierfest 2012 was an amazing event, and it’s back and better than ever. “Cape Town Bierfest 2012 is packed with more entertainment, a genuine Oompah band, games, competitions and activities to embrace the Bavarian spirit. Serving authentic German food and three exclusively brewed Bavarian biers especially brewed and only available at…