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

2019 was tough For a lot of our friends in the beer industry, 2019 has been a challenging year. We’ve seen breweries close and others struggle to survive. Yet we’ve also seen some amazing success stories this year. Banana Jam Cafe turned 20 years old, their brewery Afro Caribbean saw South Africas first female winner …

by Mike Halls

Homebrew Competition Entries to the Fools & Fans Homebrew Competition are now open. This year things will be a little bit different. We’ve listened to your feedback and we will be introducing preliminary judging rounds. These will happen in Cape Town and Johannesburg (and possibly in Durban too, if we get enough entries). The top …

by Mike Halls

Preparation is underway Fools 2020 is creeping up on us fast, and as we head into the festival season rest assured that planning is already underway to make our fourth annual Fools & Fans the greatest yet. We are busy securing the countries best breweries to attend this year, so stay tuned to our social …

by Mike Halls