Africa

  • Bars and restaurants serving craft beer are opening all over South Africa. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • Dirk van Tonder’s simple brewery on his “beer farm” in South Africa’s Northwest Province. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • Some specialty beers made by Moritz Kallmeyer of Drayman’s Brewery are on sale at a liquor store in Johannesburg. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • Demand for artisanal, handcrafted beer shows no sign of decreasing soon in South Africa. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • The author of "African Brew," Lucy Corne, prefers the bitterness of what afcionados call hoppy beer. I could drink several of them!” she said with laughter. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • Brewer Andre de Beer’s signature craft brew is an American-style pale ale. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • South African women are also starting to drink beer; previously this was rare. (Photo Credit: South African Breweries)
  • "We get packed every weekend; it’s insane,” says one of South Africa’s leading microbrewers, Steve Gilroy, who welcomes customers to his brewery near Johannesburg. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • Gilroy once struggled to sell his beer … Now his brewhouse is packed every weekend. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)

South Africa Embraces Craft Beers

Darren Taylor

Published December 05, 2013


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