REVIEW: INNIS & GUNN IPA 3.5/5 (1)

REVIEW: INNIS & GUNN IPA<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-156" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-half-o mr-star-half"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	3.5/5</span>			<span class="count">				(1)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: INNIS & GUNN IPA BEER STYLE: IPA BREWERY: INNIS & GUNN REGION: Scotland ABV 5.6% INGREDIENTS: Water, malted barley, wheat, yeast & hops BREWER’S NOTES: Every ingredient in this beer is chosen with one thing in mind; filling your mouth with spine-tingling flavour. Soft Scottish water, brewed with slow-kilned malted barley and Munich malt, provides a rich, malty backbone. Heaps of Cascade, Centennial […]

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REVIEW: Duvel Belgian Golden Ale 3.5/5 (3)

REVIEW: Duvel Belgian Golden Ale<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-129" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-half-o mr-star-half"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	3.5/5</span>			<span class="count">				(3)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: Belgian Golden Ale BEER STYLE: Belgian Golden Ale (Special beer, re-fermented in the bottle) BREWERY: Duvel REGION: Belgium ABV 8.5% INGREDIENTS: Water, barley, malt, glucose, hops & yeast BREWER’S NOTES: Bottle conditioned. Four generations of the Moortgat family have brought together Pilsner malts, Bohemian hops, and a unique yeast strain to create this intense, aromatic and beguiling ale. This Belgian favourite is best […]

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REVIEW: Muti 4/5 (1)

REVIEW: Muti<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-126" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	4/5</span>			<span class="count">				(1)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: Muti BEER STYLE: Dark Ale inspired by the English Porter BREWERY: SWIFTY’S REGION: Deep South (South Peninsula), Western Cape ABV 5% INGREDIENTS: Water, barley, hops & yeast BREWER’S NOTES: Muti is a great malt-forward winter beer that will gladly keep you company on those cold winter nights. Strong notes of dark chocolate and a subtle roastiness ensures an easy drinking dark beer, gently […]

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REVIEW: Pacifist 4.5/5 (5)

REVIEW: Pacifist<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-123" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-half-o mr-star-half"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	4.5/5</span>			<span class="count">				(5)			</span>			</span>

Please rate this Public Rating BEER NAME: Pacifist BEER STYLE: Winter Porter BREWERY: REGION: Western Cape ABV 6% INGREDIENTS: Water, barley, oats, cocoa, vanilla, hops & yeast BREWER’S NOTES: Pacifist is the perfect beer for a cold winter’s night. Pitch black with a rich chocolate and coffee nose. The silky smooth body opens up to flavours of coffee, dark chocolate, cocoa, and a hint of […]

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REVIEW: Sugarman 4/5 (2)

REVIEW: Sugarman<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-120" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	4/5</span>			<span class="count">				(2)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: Sugarman BEER STYLE: Belgian Quad BREWERY: Woodstock Brewery REGION: Western Cape ABV 10% INGREDIENTS: Water, barley, hops, sugar and yeast BREWER’S NOTES: Sugarman is a velvety smooth barrel-aged strong Belgain Quad-style ale. Darkly inviting in colour, with a silky tan head, this beer exudes the oaky richness of its intoxicatingly beautiful plump, black cherry mocha nose. It has a complex, full-bodied, spiced dark […]

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REVIEW: Mr Brownstone 3.75/5 (2)

REVIEW: Mr Brownstone<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-117" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	3.75/5</span>			<span class="count">				(2)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: Mr Brownstone BEER STYLE: Hazelnut Brown Ale BREWERY: REGION: Western Cape ABV 5.2% INGREDIENTS: Water, barley, yeast & hazelnut flavour BREWER’S NOTES: Mr Brownstone, crafted for your pleasure as the choice Autumnal tripple, is a medium-bodied Hazelnut Brown Ale whose inviting and enticing qualities emulate those of his sinister namesake, enfolding you in a journey of guaranteed indulgence. Mr Brownstone has a hazelnutty […]

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REVIEW: Lady of the Night 3.5/5 (1)

REVIEW: Lady of the Night<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-114" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-half-o mr-star-half"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	3.5/5</span>			<span class="count">				(1)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: Lady of the Night BEER STYLE: Vanilla Porter BREWERY: REGION: Western Cape ABV 5.7% INGREDIENTS: Water, barley & yeast BREWER’S NOTES: Our Lady of the Night is a medium-to-full bodied Vanilla Porter, crafted as your warming companion for the cold dark winter months. Chocolate mouthfeel and intoxicating aroma will entice you over to the dark side and comfort you. This sophisticated dame is […]

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REVIEW: Cape of Good Hops Imperial IPA 4/5 (1)

REVIEW: Cape of Good Hops Imperial IPA<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-110" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	4/5</span>			<span class="count">				(1)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: CAPE OF GOOD HOPS IMPERIAL IPA BEER STYLE: IMPERIAL IPA BREWERY: REGION: Western Cape ABV 7.5% INGREDIENTS: Paarl Mountain spring water, malt, hops & yeast BREWER’S NOTES: Fruity characters like gooseberries , passion fruit, granadilla paired with grassy resinous flavours from the dry hopping. A solid malt backbone supports the strong and complex hop bitterness. Full bodied mouthfeel with a slight alcohol warmth. […]

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REVIEW: Harvest Lager 4/5 (1)

REVIEW: Harvest Lager<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-105" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	4/5</span>			<span class="count">				(1)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: Harvest lager BEER STYLE: Lager BREWERY: CBC – Cape Brewing Company (Take a Tour) REGION: Western Cape ABV 6.1% INGREDIENTS: Water, barley, Hops & yeast BREWER’S NOTES: The Harvest Lager has a rich malt aroma with a slight hint to spicyness, clean lager aroma, subtle hop aroma, with a beautiful saturated golden colour. Interesting Fact: The Harvest Lager is a Maerzen Style beer […]

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REVIEW: Tripel Hop Citra 4.5/5 (1)

REVIEW: Tripel Hop Citra<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-101" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-half-o mr-star-half"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	4.5/5</span>			<span class="count">				(1)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: Tripel Hop – Citra BEER STYLE: Tripel Hop BREWERY: Duvel REGION: Belgium ABV 9.5% INGREDIENTS: Water, barley, Hops & yeast BREWER’S NOTES: We note that the trend towards more hoppy beers – thanks to our first brews in 2007 and 2010 – is to continue. This Duvel Tripel Hop will please special beer lovers, while we will continue to ensure that the intrinsic […]

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REVIEW: 33 Degrees South 4/5 (2)

REVIEW: 33 Degrees South<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-98" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	4/5</span>			<span class="count">				(2)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: 33 Degrees South BEER STYLE: IPA BREWERY: Boston Breweries REGION: Western Cape ABV 5% INGREDIENTS: Water, barley, hops BREWER’S NOTES: There’s a hint of spice on the nose but toffee-like aromas dominate. A definate sweetness gives away to a pleasant and lingering Crème brulee-like bitterness. This is malt and hops in perfect unison. TASTING NOTES: APPEARANCE: Deep Reddish Gold, with light cream head […]

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REVIEW: Black or White – Hy smaak oraait! 3.5/5 (1)

REVIEW: Black or White – Hy smaak oraait!<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-94" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-half-o mr-star-half"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	3.5/5</span>			<span class="count">				(1)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: Black or White – Hy smaak oraait BEER STYLE: Vanilla Porter BREWERY: Mountain Brewing Company REGION: Fynbos Mountains of the Western Cape ABV: 5.2% INGREDIENTS: Water, barley, hops, Yeast & Vanilla BREWER’S NOTES: We have really been impressed with the feedback on our Vanilla Porter, with it’s sweet aroma of Vanilla and its Malted Coffee taste. Therefore we are proud to introduce the […]

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REVIEW: Hoptunia 3.5/5 (1)

REVIEW: Hoptunia<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-91" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-half-o mr-star-half"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	3.5/5</span>			<span class="count">				(1)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME:  Hoptunia BEER STYLE:  Wet Hopped IPA BREWERY:  Drifter (Woodstock) & Zwakala (Limpopo) REGION:  Western Cape & Limpopo ABV:  6% INGREDIENTS:  Water, barley, HOPS & yeast BREWER’S NOTES:  Hoptunia is juicy. She is citrusy with a smooth bitterness. We thought we were the first wet hopped IPA in SA. But some sneaky guys beat us to it. Hoptunia, we still love you and with […]

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REVIEW: Session IPA 3.5/5 (1)

REVIEW: Session IPA<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-85" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-half-o mr-star-half"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	3.5/5</span>			<span class="count">				(1)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: Session IPA BEER STYLE: Session IPA BREWERY: INNIS & GUNN REGION: Scotland ABV 4.6% INGREDIENTS: Water, malted barley, wheat, yeast & hops BREWER’S NOTES: Light gold in colour. Complex blend of hop aroma including red fruits, resinous pine, rose petals and light citrus. Biscuity malt and hop bitterness are balanced with some sweetness and a smooth texture. Clean yet lasting finish. TASTING NOTES: […]

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REVIEW: Cape Pale Ale 3.5/5 (1)

REVIEW: Cape Pale Ale<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-82" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-half-o mr-star-half"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	3.5/5</span>			<span class="count">				(1)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: CAPE PALE ALE BEER STYLE: PALE ALE BREWERY: Jack Black Brewing Company REGION: Western Cape ABV 4.9% INGREDIENTS: Water, barley, hops, yeast BREWER’S NOTES: Our hop forward CPA is an outright thirst quencher. Brewed to highlight Western Cape ingredients, it has a full golden colour, with generous Granadilla aromas accentuated by loads of dry hopping. Medium body with a refreshing red berry taste […]

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REVIEW: Mandla’s Gold 4.25/5 (2)

REVIEW: Mandla’s Gold<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-79" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	4.25/5</span>			<span class="count">				(2)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: Mandla’s Gold BEER STYLE: Golden Strong/Blond BREWERY: Mountain Brewing Company REGION: Fynbos Mountains of the Western Cape ABV 6.8% INGREDIENTS: Water, barley, hops & Yeast BREWER’S NOTES: This connoisseur beer is a triple hop experience of Belgium specialty. Right from the nose the distinct smells of bubble gum, banana and candy floss is merged with blending hops to deliver a complex subtle flavour. […]

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REVIEW: Skeleton Coast IPA 3.75/5 (2)

REVIEW: Skeleton Coast IPA<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-73" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	3.75/5</span>			<span class="count">				(2)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: Skeleton Coast IPA BEER STYLE: IPA BREWERY: Jack Black Brewing Company REGION: Western Cape ABV 6.6% INGREDIENTS: Water, barley, hops BREWER’S NOTES: Skeleton Coast is a fearless beer with full malt flavour & extreem hop character. Dry hopping highlights powerful citrus, floral and earthy aromas. TASTING NOTES: APPEARANCE: Copper Gold AROMA: Bold caramel malt with a healthy hoppy citrus punch FLAVOUR: Toasted malt […]

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REVIEW: The Buccaneer 3/5 (1)

REVIEW: The Buccaneer<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-68" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star-o mr-star-empty"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	3/5</span>			<span class="count">				(1)			</span>			</span>

BEER NAME: The Buccaneer BEER STYLE: Spiced Rum Pale Ale BREWERY: Atlantic Storm Brewery REGION: Western Cape ABV: 6.5% INGREDIENTS: Water, malt, hops, rum & spices BREWER’S NOTES: The Buccaneer is infused with real spiced rum, orange and vanilla, adding to its enticing aroma and crisp taste. Single hopped with imported american hops to give you an extraordinarily rewarding drinking experience. Visions of the Caribbean […]

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Let’s Explore Craft Beer 5/5 (1)

Let’s Explore Craft Beer<span class="rating-result after_title mr-filter rating-result-1" >	<span class="mr-star-rating">			    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    	    <i class="fa fa-star mr-star-full"></i>	    </span><span class="star-result">	5/5</span>			<span class="count">				(1)			</span>			</span>

Welcome to Brew Review SA, an independent platform for reviewing & rating the vast range of beers available in South Africa with a particular focus on the Craft Beer industry. I’ve been meaning to do this for a few years now, finally with my favourite team winning convincingly, a home-brew pumpkin ale fermenting and the rest of the family asleep I find inspiration to ‘just […]

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