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

The Location In rolling hills just outside Cape Town lies the small town of Greyton and Home of Old Potters Inn and Brewery. I have visited the brewery and area numerous times with my family and friends. I mean where can you open your window drapes in the middle of town and see a cow …

by Danie Odendaal

Of all the beer festivals during the year, Fools and Fans has become the one I make sure I don’t miss. Here are ten reasons why: 1. It’s in April It is one of the best times of the year for a beer festival, especially in the Overberg. The weather is usually ideal and there …

by Matthew Hurst

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