Artisan craft beer producers in Western Cape create quality micro brewed craft beers for any palate. Skilled in the art of brewing and bottling, we shocase some of the best micro brewed beers in Western Cape. Discover their stories and how the blending together of hops and malts creates the best tasting artisan pilsners, ales and lagers in Western Cape.
Aegir Project is an artisan craft beer brewer in Noordhoek, Cape Town. Opening in 2015 and obsessed with pushing the boundaries on flavour with innovative beers like watermelon wheat beer, ice cream key lime pie sour, limited-edition barrel-aged beer-wine and hybrids. This artisan 80-hectolitre independent craft brewery is the heart and soul of founders Rory and Carey, who ensure that pride, passion and purity pays off in the quest for creating your own hop magic.
Pioneers and truth seekers of the artisan craft beer revolution - Brewers Coop is a microbrew co-op that offers new and established craft beers the opportunity to create beers and to sell them to thirsty seekers from the venue. There is always an old favourite and new surprise in production.
Wolfgang Koedel has over 30 years of craft brewing experience, and this passionate artisan beer maker's philosophy is simple: select the best ingredients and pursue purity and flavour. As with most artisan food creators - Woflgang found his calling and a challenge at CBC, where he continues to learn, innovate and share his knowledge with the new generation of brewers.
Returning to the Western Cape from a trip through Southern Africa in 2007 - the idea for a microbrewery was born. With a carbon neutral brewery, low platic usage and a commitment to slow fermentation processes in small batches - a committment and identity as artisan craft brewers was created. Not only that, but a new term was created and branded on the first Darling Beer - Slow Beer. This philiosphy encompasses a commitment to nature, ingredients, to craftmanship and to process.
Deon Engelbrecht set up the first crafty brewery of its kind in Stellenbosch in 2012. With a philophy that there is sophistication in simplicity, they only have a small (but excellent) range of beers created. With a commitment to the local community, and a thirst for innovation, witnessed by the creation of a South African Rooibos and Honeybush wood beer - you can be assured that this artisan craft brewer creates beer with exceptional quality and commitment to the craft.
Ampie Kruger rediscovered his love of beer on a pub crawl in London - and from there on his passion has been to make pure authentic, handcrafted beer using traditional, natural brewing methods and quality ingredients. Wild Clover Brewery was started in 2008 as a home brew hobby, and with the help of friend Karel Coetzee, recipes were created and finally a venue was found where handmade goodness continues to be made today.