According to government statistics South Africa is a nation of beer drinkers, they consume almost 60 liters of beer per person every year. "Craft brewers create a range of new flavors based on the ...
Picture 1 of 5
A new variety of hops, simply called J-17-63, is giving the growing microbrewery industry a shot in the arm, reports Darren Taylor for Voice of America. Photo: A brewery employee sorts mounds of hops. see more »
Craft Brewers Share Their Secrets
VOA, 30 December 2013
Part 4 of a five-part series on South Africa's craft beer boom Read more »
Will Bloom Fade On South Africa Hops Revolution?
Stylish young men and women sit on vintage wooden chairs beneath a large brick wall bearing a mural of sprinting wolves. Some of the men sport neatly trimmed goatees and fedoras on… Read more »
New Beers Flavored With Boer History
Part 3 of a five-part series on South Africa's craft beer boom Read more »
South Africans Search for Flavor in Their Beer
VOA, 24 December 2013
Alongside a sepia-tone poster bearing the 1920s image of a woman - wearing nothing but a string of pearls around her neck and flowers in her hair - Steve Gilroy grips a… Read more »
First Black-Owned Brewery Opens for Business
VOA, 21 December 2013
South Africa is a country that loves its beer. It's a product that has blossomed into a multi-billion dollar industry for commercial beverage companies. But now there's a growing… Read more »
Craft Beer Boom Sweeps South Africa
VOA, 16 December 2013
Bottles clinked and clanked as Gerry de Souza, wearing a broad smile and a pen behind his ear, filled newly constructed shiny silver shelves with scores of beers from… Read more »
New 'Wonder' Hops Variety Has Breweries Hopping
VOA, 18 November 2013
There's increasing excitement in South Africa's burgeoning craft beer sector about a new hop developed over the past 15 years by South African Breweries [SAB] on its farms in the… Read more »
South Africans Acquire Taste for Craft Beers
VOA, 29 October 2013
South Africa's beer market has undergone some noticeable changes over the last few years. The country, dominated by commercial lagers, has started to develop a thirst for craft… Read more »
Demand is swelling for tastier and more expensive specialty beers, says Johannesburg barman ‘Chicken’ Talkmore Mlotshwa.
AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 150 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.
Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.
AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 600 news and information items daily from over 150 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. We operate from Cape Town, Dakar, Abuja, Monrovia, Nairobi and Washington DC.