Travelling to Clarens This weekend gone by, in spite of a broken radiator in a 25 year old car, we managed to make it to the tenth Clarens Craft Beer Festival. And I could not be happier that we persisted! What an event. I think most beer lovers will regard this as THE beer festival. …

by Trevor Gerntholtz

Travelling to a Beer Fest It was Saturday 6th April 2019. The sky was cloudless and the sun was heating the day nicely. My wife and I were walking down the main street in Greyton in the Western Cape, South Africa. We were heading for the Fools and Fans Beer Fest, held on the first …

by David Stratton

Homebrew Competition With just over a month to go until your beer needs to be dropped off for the Fools & Fans Homebrew Competition, this weekend represents the best time to get brewing. Nice fresh beer, perfectly conditioned! Also enter that barrel ages RIS you’ve been hanging onto for the last couple of years, I’m …

by Mike Halls

Beer is pleasure Perspective is a funny thing. A short drive for some mundane admin task feels like a bridge too far, yet travelling great distances for something you love is a pleasure. I’ve done to trip from Joburg to Cape Town many times for various beer related activities and each time I ask myself …

by Rob Cass