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#BT 048: In The Shadow of Giants Cask Festival, Kölsch Beers and Sharing Brewing Expertise

Cask Beer is having a resurgence in Cape Town, and leading that cause is Stephen from Shackleton Brewery. We chat to him about successful beer…

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#BT 047: League of Beers Birthday & all the IPA you can drink!

The League of Beers has been delivering craft beers all over South Africa for the past six years. We celebrate by drinking all the beers…

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#BT 046: Black Honey RIS from Devils Peak and Ukhamba Beerworx

We drink the latest collaboration beer from two Cape Town breweries. This thick and boozy Imperial Stout has incorporated honey selected yeast, black honey coffee,…

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Mash No4: Frasers Folly

I meet up with Fraser Crighton, Founder and head brewer of Fraser’s Folly. A Brit abroad who decided to start a brewery because he got…

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#BT 045: Darling Brewery and Surviving the Craft Beer Industry

Kevin Wood started Darling in 2010 after accidentally drinking a home-brewed beer in a remote African town. Since then, the business has gone through highs…

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#BT 044: The Slow Death of Craft Beer

Big breweries are buying up smaller breweries, distribution networks are being bought out and the smaller craft guys will be left to die. Or will…

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#BT 043: #LetUsBuyBeer in Supermarkets, Botswana Craft, Hemp Beer & African Beer Cup

In South Africa, you can purchase wine in a grocery store, but not beer. It’s been this way for quite a while, and nothing has…

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Mash No3: State of Beer in South Africa

On 10th July Beerhouse Fourways in Johannesburg hosted The State of Beer: An Industry Review event. It was an inclusive discussion with a panel of some…

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#BT 042: BEER WEEK – Beerhouse Birthday, IPA Day, Beer Day, Beer Fest

Having one beer event per week is clearly not enough. That’s why the beer gods have thrown us a week filled with beer celebration. We…

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Mash No2: Bearded Brew

I mash in with Danie Odendaal, a real South African gem and one of our greatest brewing minds. Qualified with Msc and IBD Master Brewer…

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