DIY Christmas gifts for craft beer lovers

Ho ho ho and a bottle of beer (or two). ‘Tis the season to be giving, and you can’t go wrong giving the gift of craft beer. There’s no denying, beers make the perfect stocking …

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beer ingredients

Beer ingredients: Which one is the most important?

Quality beer is all about quality ingredients: a magical mix of hops, barley, yeast and water. These beer ingredients each have a unique purpose, and are all fundamental in the beer-making process. But now you’re …

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types of beer

Types of beer: What’s your craft style?

We South Africans love our beers. There’s no question about it. Lager, stout, draft, we say bring them on by the keg full, and let the good times roll! We like what we like – …

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craft beer vs commercial beer

Craft beer vs commercial beer: What’s the difference?

Imagine, you’re standing in front of the bar fridge, looking through the contents. On the shelves, you have a couple of 1000 Hills Brewing Company brews, a few regular beers, maybe a soft drink or …

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Father's day gift ideas

Local Father’s Day gift ideas for dads who love craft beer

There’s a reason your dad is your first hero. He’s the person you turn to when you need advice. When you’re little, your dad picks you up after a fall and when you’re older, he’s …

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storing beer

5 Tips for storing beer to keep it fresh

Summer, autumn, winter, spring – no matter the season, there’s never an unsuitable time to enjoy a refreshing craft beer. While it’s always great getting out and sharing a beer with the boys (or girls) …

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beer and pizza

Craft beer and pizza: The ultimate food pairing

Wine and cheese, burgers and fries, ice cream and bar-one sauce – could you imagine any of these without the other? Neither could we. The world is full of iconic food pairings that cause your …

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craft beer tasting

Craft beer tasting: Savour the flavour with every sip

We’re all familiar with the subtle art of wine-tasting – give it a sniff and swirl before swishing it down (let’s be honest, no one ever spits) and passing lofty comments about tannins. But what …

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date night

Date night ideas for couples who love craft beer

The month of love has us all scrambling for the perfect date night idea. But who says you should only focus your efforts on one night of the year? You don’t need an excuse to …

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craft beer

1000 Hills Brewery Craft Beer: Meet the NEW flavour on the block

You love craft beer. You love a little culture. You enjoy sipping on our brew crew. You’re ready for a treat. There’s a new kid on the block, he’s the highlight of the bunch. He’s a …

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