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Mowbrew IIPA

For those homebrewers in Cape Town, the Southyeasters homebrew club is a must. Even if you never attend a single meeting, the mailing list alone makes it worth it. That said, the meetings are cool too, and the bi-monthly “people’s choice” competitions are a great way to get feedback on your beers, and to taste…



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Duff Pale Ale

Earlier this month I had to organise a bachelor party for a close friend. This friend happens to be a massive Simpson’s fan so, in honour of that, I decided to brew a Pale Ale and call it “Duff” (after the beverage of choice at Moe’s Tavern in the cartoon). I used the Bee Cave…



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Why Beer?

Up until May 2013 I was strictly a cider drinker. Hunters Gold, Hunters Dry, maybe some Redds. That was it. Beer was, in my opinion, bitter and un-refreshing. Then we went to Europe. Myself and 4 friends visited Hungary, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium and England over the course of 3 weeks. Germany and Belgium, in particular,…



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Hello (Beer) World

Greetings folks   This blog is a personal project to document my thoughts on beer. Here in Cape Town, and in South Africa in general, we’re undergoing a “revolution” (to sensationalise a bit) in craft beer. I hope to use this blog to chronicle my home brewing efforts as well as my thoughts on beers,…