SA Craft Beers on Demand

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SA Craft Beers on Demand

The uprising of Craft Beer in South African has proven to be less of a passing trend and more of an exploding market for Breweries. The number of people seeking out craft/micro-brewed beer in South Africa has risen exponentially and with all the beautifully textured South African brews, ciders, wines and whiskeys filled with flavour and richness who can blame them.

Quirky beers and funky beer festivals have breathed new life into the South African Craft Beer industry, with one thing keenly on mind – your enjoyment. Every sip literally becomes a special occasion as each craft brewer brings to the table their own specifically styled signature creations.

It’s your very own taste exploration!

The list of South African craft breweries is ever-growing and to guide you in that exploration we at NGF have drawn up The Craft Beer Experience – a sampling of our Top 5 SA Craft Beers for you to explore.

The Craft Beer Experience includes:

 

Darling Brew Silver Back

A craft beer named after the cunning honey badger, Silver Back is a black wheat styled beer. Silky and soft in the mouth and incredibly easy to savour at all times. Notes of caramel and molasses and a thick, tan head with hints of coffee and liquorice give the Darling Brew Silver Back an authentic and well-rounded taste.

The Look and Taste

  • Dark, stout-style wheat beer
  • Thick, tan head with notes of coffee
  • Smooth and silky in the mouth, with a touch of sweetness and low bitterness

The Specs

  • Alcohol by volume: 4%
  • Volume per bottle: 550ml

 

Darling Brew Native Ale

A brown ale with plenty of spicy hops and a crisp finish. It is a fruity beer that can be enjoyed with anything from fish and chips to spicy curry.

The Look and Taste

  • Dark brown ale
  • Light head that dissipates quickly
  • Robust flavours, smoky and silky with fruity flavours

The Specs

  • Alcohol per volume: 4%
  • Volume per bottle: 550ml

 

Copperlake English Ale

Mild fruity English Ale with granadilla and hop aromas. Pleasing light copper colour with a moderate white head and low carbonation, the Copperlake English Ale displays medium bitterness and maltiness to the palate. An easy-drinking beer to be enjoyed with great company.

The Look and Taste

  • Light golden colour
  • Moderate white head
  • Granadilla and hop aromas with a good balance of malt and hops

The Specs

  • Alcohol per volume: 5%
  • Volume per bottle: 440ml

 

Mitchell’s Bosuns

Modelled on the English Yorkshire Bitter the Mitchell’s Bosun’s is full of body and character and not too bitter. This beer offers a robust flavour and is paired well with a cheese, ham and pickle sandwich.

The Look and Taste

  • Light golden colour
  • Full bodied with a robust flavour

The Specs

  • Alcohol per volume: 3.6%
  • Volume per bottle: 330ml

 

Cape Brewing Company

Cape Brewing Company, or CBC, is a modern craft beer brewery dedicated to making the finest beer possible. Brews made from only the best ingredients and natural mineral water from our very own spring. No additives, using reliable state-of-the-art technology.  From Pilsners, Lagers, Crystal Weiss to Amber Weiss you are sure to enjoy a unique Craft beer taste experience in ever sip.