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Beers, Bowls, Beers and Cheerleaders

These are the weekends that leave you shaken for days to come, and it has become somewhat overwhelming. Initially, what was very simply meant to be two days at The Cape Town Festival of Beer, which is, by far and away the ultimate Cape Town beer festival. 150 beers with dozens of different styles, and [...]

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Two Blokes, Beer, Sweat and Good Times

Unfortunately today I do not have another craft beer to enlighten you with, and I am really sorry about that. The week has been manic with Linkin Park and such, so instead I thought I would give Devils Peak another punt. Why? Because they are a great bunch of gents ready to get stuck in [...]

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Banana Jam’s Massive Mini Beer Festival

This coming weekend Banana Jam in Kenilworth is going to celebrate its 13th birthday by hosting The Craft Beer Projects Massive Mini Beer Festival, catchy name right. Banana Jam ownership has taken to the craft beer scene recently and have a mass of craft beers already on tap and several others by the bottle. One [...]

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The Most Beautiful Beer in South Africa

There is a very good reason that the Devils Peak Brewery won a bronze award at the Loerie Awards this year. Their label illustration is amazing, they took it beyond just making some really great craft beer and made the visual appeal really stand out. Absolutely stunning! Devils Peak Brewery gets a Loerie for their [...]

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Spectacular Paulaner Weissbeir

The soul of this sparkling Bavarian speciality is the yeast from our own imported strain. Together with the best quality wheat, a naturally cloudy Hefe-Weissbier is created. Unfiltered and unpasteurised, a must for any beer lover. Sitting at a conference having wandered into a talk I can’t even begin to understand I thought it would [...]

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Hudsons Pale Ale – An Ale More Pale Than Your English Aunt

Pale Ale beers use warm fermentation, is predominantly pale malt, and is apparently one of the worlds major beer styles… Really? Then, why don’t we have many in SA? Jack Black a while ago started producing one and I did try the Robsons Durban Pale Ale but apart from that not a whole lot I [...]

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