Africa

  • Microbrewer Dirk van Tonder says craft beers attract consumers because the artisanal brews have interesting stories behind them. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • Unique flavors and aromas give certain South African beers a special taste in comparison tests. (Photo Credit: South African Breweries)
  • Bars throughout the nation show that South Africa's beer landscape will never be the same. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • Craft beers being produced in breweries like this Johannesburg facility are satisfying a growing South African market. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • The chief brewer at South African Breweries, Martin Brooks, says the country's beer boom is driven by customers yearning for different styles of beer. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • Beer sales have boomed for top-selling commercial brands such as Castle Lager as increasing numbers of South Africans search for beers with unique flavors and aromas. (Photo Credit: South African Breweries)
  • A brewer at the Black Horse Brewery, Nuschka Botha, says young South Africans are driving the craft beer revolution. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • Demand is swelling for tastier and more expensive specialty beers, says Johannesburg barman ‘Chicken’ Talkmore Mlotshwa. (Photo Credit: Darren Taylor)
  • Craft brewers create a range of new flavors based on the hops, "the heart and soul" of artisanals, says brewer Andre de Beer. (Photo Credit: South African Breweries)

The Craft Strives for Pure Taste

Darren Taylor

Published December 09, 2013


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