Darling Brew Beers

There are few things better than watching rugby with some good beers.

I watched the 2011 Rugby World Cup Final with the range of Darling Brew beers. What a pleasure that was. Finally I got to see a Rugby World Cup final that was exciting and not a game of attrition.… Read More

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&Union Berne Lager

Last night I went for dinner with some lovely company.

We went to 44Stanley and had a lovely evening. I highly recommend a visit there day and night. The restaurant we went to was party chosen due to their range of beers, particularly, their &Union beers!… Read More

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You heard it here first.

So I am very excited by what was shared with me today.

Thanks to a generous contribution from SAB, the University of Johannesburg is in the process of designing and installing a micro-brewery! This was due to some clever convincing by Robert Stafford, a chemical engineer and lecturer at the UJ Doornfontien campus.… Read More

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What is wrong with me?!

Last night, as part of a special, I received a Castle Lager Draught. Grudgingly I drank it only to find that I was enjoying it. The hops came through with a fruity flavour and finished not only with crisp bitterness, but also with a spicy note.… Read More

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I just came back from an epic trip, from the South of Germany, up the Rhine to Cologne, Hamburg, Sterkrade in Oberhausen, Berlin and Prague. A trip through these cities would not be complete without tasting all the local beers. We did not make such a mistake.… Read More

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King of the Hill

While Sebastian heads for Europe Julian and myself have decided that we do not want to be left and have planned a snowboarding trip to Lesotho. As far as beer goes we will be taking a few bottles of our recently brewed Lager with us, with temperatures averaging below zero a nice cold crisp beer is looking very likely.… Read More

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Thank you


Just a quick message to say thank you to all you guys reading our blog and all of you who have written to us. We really enjoy the feedback so keep it up!

This weekend we developed a new drinking game involving a tree stump and hammers.… Read More

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