Western Cape

Birkenhead

Taste a legend

Birkenhead Brewery (Stanford)
Beers:
Premium Lager – deep golden yellow, primarily malty, sweeter than usual, lightly hopped;
Pride (Old English Bitter)
– Full bodied malt flavour enhanced by a thick, wheat-derived head;
Honey Blonde Ale
– Light, top fermented, medium bodied, malty with a sweet fruity finish;
Chocolate Malt Stout
– primarily malty, deep dark brown in colour;
Birkenhead Pilsner
– primarily malty, sweeter than usual, lightly hopped, deep golden yellow.
Website: http://www.walkerbayestate.com/

Bierwerk

Distinctly African

Bierwerk Afrikan Ales
Beers:
Aardwolf Coffee Infused Stout – Five different dark grains, molasses and freshly roasted African coffee beans went into this rich and decadent sweet-stout. This beer is unfiltered and matured in the bottle and will continue to improve for the next 2-3 years.
Vlakvark Bitter – traditional British bitter with an African twist. Home toasted caramel malts, South African barley malt and loads of freshly picked Southern promise hops went into this unique ale. It is a complex beer for its modest strength with a refreshingly dry finish.
Website: http://www.bierwerk.com/

Boston

Naturally brewed, naturally better

Boston Breweries (Paarden Island)
Beers:
Naked Mexican
– a sparkling, golden lager with a pure white head;
Whale Tale Ale – a toffee character with a hint of caramel;
Hazzard Ten Ale – dark red in colour, has a thick creamy head, and a strong malty character, with an alcohol content of 10% it is the strongest beer brewed in South Africa;
Johnny gold Weiss
– slightly sweet and fruity, with a full body;
Boston Lager – fresh, crisp finish.
Website: http://www.bostonbreweries.co.za/

Bulldog Brewery (Struisbaai)

Beers:

Coming soon!
Website: http://www.facebook.com/bulldogbrewery

Darling

Slowed brewed

Darling Brew (Darling)
Beers:
Slow Beer – An extreme lager with a rich golden colour. Refreshing with a real hops flavour and rounding off with a mild bitterness;
Native Ale – An assertive rusty brown ale with plenty spicey hopping;
Bone Cruncher Witbier – A bottle conditioned frosted Wit Beer with a distinctive candied orange nose;
Black Mist –
A brooding bottle conditioned Blacker than Black Ale which bellows out roasted beckonings.
Website: http://www.darlingbrew.co.za/

Devils Peak Brewing Company (Cape Town)
Beers:
Woodhead Amber Ale
The King’s Blockhouse IPA
First Light Golden Ale
Silvertree Saison

Everson’s Cider (Elgin)
Beers:
Apple Cider
Pear Cider

Gallows Hill Brewing Co logo

Gallows Hill Brewing Co.

Gallows Hill Brewing Co. (Cape Town)
Beers:
Black Ale – This deep brown beer has a rich character with caramel & mild coffee notes. The aroma is a distinct combination of citrus & resinous pine thanks to the Cascadian hop varieties;
Indian Pale Ale – deep golden to amber coloured beer has a medium body; fruity & malty middle flavour; and a hoppy finish. Ample additions of local and imported hops results in a characteristic hoppy ale;
Old Steamer – The beer has a rich malt character, caramel colour and a dry finish with firm hop bittering for balance;
Small Beer – Light & crisp in character, pale colour and a dry finish with moderate to firm hop bittering for balance
Website: http://www.gallowshillbrewing.com/

Jack Black (Cape Town)
Beers:
Premium Lager – full bodied aromas and a clean and refreshing taste, slow brewed with no additives or preservatives.
Pale Ale – American Style Pale Ale, lighter in body but with a distinctive flavour profile, and a decidedly fresh taste. Balanced with rich malt complexity and a bitterness that lingers to the finish.
Pils – Clean, white head with a crisp straw yellow colour. Look for fine hop bitterness with fresh citrus notes.
Website: http://www.jackblackbeer.com/

Karoo Brew (Montague)
Beers:
Karoo Honey;
Dark Draught;
Karoo Draught

Misty Meadows Craft Brewery (George)
Beers:
Buzzard Country Ale
– a slow brewed beer that has plenty of citrusy tastes, but you can really taste the barley. There is also a strong hops aroma.
Website:
http://mistymeadows.co.za

Mitchell's

Natural draught

Mitchell’s Brewery (Knysna)
Beers:
Forester’s Lager
– A refreshing pilsner-type beer, light both in colour & body. This delicious  beer is lightly hopped, slightly sweet, pleasing to the palate and has a faint aroma;
Bosuns Bitter – The first “REAL ALE” produced in South Africa. Modelled on the English Yorkshire Bitter. Bosun’s is full of body and character and not too bitter;
Millwood Mild – Best of both beers. This unique blend puts together the best qualities found in our Forester’s Lager and Bosun’s Bitter;
Milk & Honey – Milk & Honey is a slightly darker, robust ale. It has a touch of lactose and a drop of honey to sweeten things up;
Mitchell’s Cider – coming soon!
Ninety Shilling Ale – A heavy spicy ale, with a gloriously round, full palate. This traditional Scottish ale will take you back in time as you savour the complex aromatic notes and full-bodied amber glow;
Old Wobbly Lager –
A sweet, bold, delicious with assertive flavours this draught packs a proverbial punch. Some have referred to its aroma as that of a sunny meadow! Round, sweet and malty;
Raven Stout
– A Black medium strength milk stout full of flavour. Raven stout is well balanced and exhibits a pronounced bitter and distinct hop aroma.
Website: http://mitchellsbrewery.com/

Napier Brewery

Southern most brewery in Africa

Napier Brewery (Napier, the Southern Most Brewery in Africa)
Beers:
Napier Lager – full flavoured lager has a slight sweetness and an excellent finish;
Napier Ale – most popular brew from Napier, many enjoy the slight bitterness produced from the hops
Napier Old Charlie Stout
– dark roasted traditional flavour
Website: http://www.napierbrewery.co.za/

Paulaner

Brewed on site

Paulaner Brauhaus (Cape Town)

CLOSED!

Beers:
Paulaner Lager (Hell)
– a bright, golden brew with the smooth harmonised taste between the hops and malt flavours;
Paulaner Dunkel
– dark golden colour and with the full flavour;
Paulaner Weissbier – a naturally cloudy Hefe-Weissbier.

Saggy Stone Brewing Company (Robertson)

Saggy Stone

With love from Robertson

Beers:
Californian Steam – a very old recipe from California and the days before refrigeration, a working mans beer – has a strong alcohol percentage, slightly hopsy with a bitter after-taste;
Stone Draught – a soft, easy drinking, slightly sweeter taste than the Steam. Ladies have been known to quaff a few!
Dark Irish Ale – hopefully ready for winter. This should be an exciting change of taste. It will be a creamy, dark, crisp, bitter ale.
Website: http://www.saggystone.co.za

Stellenbrau (Stellenbosch)

Beers:
Coming soon!

Website: http://stellenbrau.co.za/

Triggerfish (Somerset West)

Triggerfish

Passionate about beer

Beers:
Black Bass
– an oatmeal stout thats full bodied, a pitch black stout;
Bonito –
Bombshell Buchu Blonde;
Four Legs
– Altbier:
HammerHead
– IPA (India Pale Ale);
Ocean Potion
– American Pale Ale;
Roman – a full bodied red or amber ale, the beer strikes a balance between sweetness and caramel flavour from the crystal malts and hop bitterness;
Sweetlips – a light blonde ale, dry and refreshing with some sweet biscuit malt and subtle fruit flavour.
Website: http://www.triggerfishbrewing.co.za/

Valley Brewery (Kommetjie)

Beers:

Coming soon!
Website: http://www.facebook.com/valleybrewery

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