• Craft brewers target the same young and stylish South African demographic being targeted in this South African Breweries advertisement. (Photo Credit: South African Breweries)
  • Microbrewer Andre de Beer says craft beer isn’t a fad and is “here to stay.” (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • Gilroy has transformed his beer into a nationwide brand but maintaned its reputation as a high-quality handcrafted beer. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • Specialty beer on sale at a bar in Johannesburg. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • Like all brewers in the small industry, Michael Biljon of Gilroy's Brewery is crucial to the quality and success of South Africa's hand-crafted beer industry. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • Commercial beers continue to dominate the South African beer industry, but craft brew is making inroads into the upper end of the beer market. (Photo Credit: South African Breweries)
  • “South Africans have such a specific taste bud range," says Nuschka Botha of Black Hose Brewery, displaying tasters of her brews. "We don’t want to go way out and try something crazy.” (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)

South Africa's Craft Beer Future

Darren Taylor

Published December 10, 2013

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