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#BT 061: Experimental Brews with Saggy Stone

Liam is an old stalwart in the local craft beer movement and now the new Saggy Stone head brewer. He also started his beer journey…

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#BT 060: Beer Destination Hong Kong

It would surprise you to learn that Hong Kong is a honeypot for craft beer. Well, it did for me at least. The city has…

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Mash No9: SouthYeasters

I mash in with Nick Reed and Carel Van Heerden. Champion home brewers, all round beerlovers and very active committee members of SouthYeasters, a Cape…

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#BT 059: Goodbye 2018, Hello Who Knows?

2018 was a strange year. While some folk had unique and memorable highlights, the industry as a whole seemed to slump onto its bar stool….

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Mash No8: Hey Joe

I mash in with Gavin Magrath and Anja Van Zyl who are about to open Hey Joe Brewing Company in Franschhoek.

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#BT 058: Adapting and Evolving in the Beer World

The Cape Town Festival of Beer has been running for 9 years, and Martin Tucker has learnt a fair bit since he started in 2009….

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Mash No7: At Hops End

I mash in with Wendy and Julian Pienaar from Just Brewing and the organisers of the Beer Boot Camp who are currently setting up a…

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#BT 057: The 3 Most Important Skills in Starting a Craft Brewery, with Buurman Brouwerke

Eben and Paul from Buurman Brouwerke are two of the nicest guys you’ll meet in the brewing scene. They also make delicious beer! Listen to…

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#BT 056: Ross McCulloch from Jack Black’s Brewing Co

Ross is the owner and founder of one of South Africa’s oldest and best known microbreweries. We look at the past 11 years, skill sets…

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#BT 055: Blind Lager Challenge

So you can smell hoppy beer eh? But can you smell a lager? We put our noses and tastebuds to the test to see if…

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