christmas lunch ideas

Christmas lunch ideas inspired by craft beer

‘Tis the season to start planning holiday menus that wow your family and friends. And, for the beer connoisseurs out there, now is the perfect time to shake things up with a crafty twist. Challenge …

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The keys to the best craft beer

Ah, the quest to quench your thirst. For many, understanding what makes an ideal craft beer is ever sought. There are many factors, and sometimes even biases to beer. But, we’re here to tap into …

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craft beer brewery

Our craft beer brewery welcomes in a new partnership

It’s official! We’ve got some new roomies. After secret plots and unforeseen delays, Pietermaritzburg-based companies Clockwork Brewhouse and Doctrine Brewing have joined us. Three local brands working out of one craft beer brewery — it’s …

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Make a brewery beer cookbook for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is coming up soon. Have you given thought to what you want to give your dad? Perhaps you’d like to create something special for him that combines his love of tasty food and …

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Beer bottle crafts to keep you busy at home

While life may seem a bit topsy-turvy at the moment, there are many upsides to staying at home. Extra time to spend with your family, no more excuses to put off that new hobby, and …

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types of beer, craft brewery

5 Reasons to visit your local craft brewery

It’s the start of a brand new decade, and there’s no time like the present to start developing a taste for beer. Not just any beer, either. The revival of the roaring twenties is the …

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DIY Christmas gifts

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: 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, craft brewery

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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