‘Tis the season to show off your craft and bring out the cheer! Summer is upon us and it’s time to crack open some of South Africa’s finest craft beers. Whether you’re in Jozi, Durbs or Cape Town, spend a day exploring some of our local award-winning breweries, including The Franschhoek Beer Co, SMACK! Republic and 1000 Hills Brewing Co, famous for their unique spin on the typical “craft beer”.

If you haven’t heard of these breweries, you’ll definitely want to check them out. Pop in for a quick pint, or make it a family day out as you explore these breweries’ scenic surroundings, paired with a gourmet meal by their in-house chefs. Fancy a beer pairing or brewery tour to complement your lunch?

Cheap flights provider, Travelstart, recently featured six local craft beer hotspots on their award-winning blog. Read the full write-up on these South African craft breweries. Cheers!