Franks Speakeasy

2014-04-16 12:50

A trendy and relaxed gentlemen's restaurant where the beer flows and the food creatively delicious.

SABMiller revenue up on higher sales

2014-04-15 09:23

Brewer SABMiller has posted a 3% rise in full-year revenue helped by sales volume increases, and says it is reviewing its Tsogo Sun Holdings stake.

Pop-ups are here to stay

2014-04-11 08:53

Editor Caro de Waal talks about the pop-up trend that's here to stay.

SABMiller's SA chair to step down

2014-04-07 10:26

SABMiller has announced that Norman Adami, chairperson of its South African business, will retire from the brewer in July.

Cheers! Beer town turns 900

2014-02-06 15:28

A town that boasts more breweries per capita than any other place of Earth is celebrating its 900th birthday.

All kinds of alcohol can bring on gout

2014-02-03 16:22

New research has found that all types of alcohol, even wine, can bring on attacks of gout.

Slovenian beer turns sour

2013-12-27 18:30

Lasko is one of dozens of companies controlled directly or indirectly by the Slovenian state that face being sold in a fire sale of national assets.

Caffeine and alcohol affect your DNA

2013-12-06 15:04

Researchers found that caffeine shortens and alcohol lengthens telomeres, the end points of chromosomal DNA, implicated in aging and cancer.

The difference between a lager and an ale

2013-11-18 12:29

Our beer expert shows us the differences.

SABMiller looks beyond men to drive sales

2013-10-21 19:00

SABMiller's Europe boss Sue Clark says inclusive advertising, a broader range of beers and improving bar conditions will help boost beer demand among men and women.

Johnnie Walker maker steps further into Africa

2013-10-15 12:22

Diageo, the world's biggest spirits group which has a presence in SA, should see African sales jump as rising incomes tempt traditional beer drinkers to try spirits.


Best beer prank ever!

2013-09-18 08:54

Not sport, but “beer and sport” go hand-in-hand so say Sport24…

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The Wembley Tap Cape Town

2013-09-02 13:21

The Wembley Tap, in Cape Town, is a wonderful bar to get an endless variety of beer.

Austrian brewer revives 300-year-old beer

2013-08-20 18:31

An Austrian brewery is offering beer lovers a trip back in time by reviving a 300-year-old recipe it found in the town archives.

A plea to South African brewers

2013-07-16 11:17

'What makes that craft beer better than this craft beer?'

Real women drink beer

2013-06-19 10:26

South African woman are all about the beer.

Beer-pouring robot anticipates human actions

2013-05-29 08:20

A robot has been built to foresee human action and step in to lend a hand, even when it comes to knowing when and where to pour a beer.

Motsoaledi to fight Heineken beer plans

2013-05-16 09:04

Brewer Heineken's plans to target the African market for a 50% expansion in the next decade has left a sour taste in Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi's mouth.

SA set to bubble over with new beer

2013-04-28 12:17

The emergence of the fledgling yet growing micro-brewery industry is set to give beer drinkers a range of new flavours and textures while courting women too.

Strong growth for SABMiller in Africa

2013-04-18 09:19

Global brewer SABMiller posted a 7% rise in full year organic revenue, boosted by strong demand in Africa and a surprisingly robust performance in Europe.

SABMiller to lure drinkers with cheap beer

2013-04-10 14:46

SABMiller says it wants to gain an edge over rivals like Diageo and Heineken in Africa by luring consumers who drink cheap locally-made home brew.

Beer chicken

2013-03-12 14:13

You can double the recipe, provided your pot is big enough to take the load.

Lionshead Bar

2013-01-23 14:05

Grab a drink with friends at Lionshead (aka Lion's Head) Bar, in Cape Town.

SABMiller first-half beer volumes up

2012-10-18 08:50

SABMiller, the world’s second-biggest brewer, posted an expected 4% rise in underlying first half beer volumes after growth across most of its regions.

SABMiller opens $100m brewery in Nigeria

2012-08-30 12:12

Brewing giant SABMiller is to open a new brewery in Nigeria - its first "greenfield" brewery facility to be built in the country.


African troubles hamper SABMiller sales

2014-04-15 12:34

SABMiller has posted a modest rise in full-year lager sales volumes following troubles in a number of African markets.

SABMiller's Zim unit hit by slower spend

2014-04-10 12:58

SABMiller's Zimbabwe-based unit Delta Corporation will report an 18% drop in full-year lager beer volumes, amid bleak economic prospects for the country.

SAB cleared of anti-competitive behaviour

2014-03-24 13:23

South African Breweries has welcomed the ruling by the Competition Tribunal, which found that the company did not engage in any anti-competitive behaviour.

All kinds of alcohol can bring on gout

2014-02-04 07:00

New research has found that all types of alcohol, even wine, can bring on attacks of gout.

Amsterdam alcoholics work for beer

2014-01-17 16:15

In Amsterdam alcoholics are given beer in exchange for light work collecting litter, eating a decent meal, and sticking to their schedule.

German growers push into craft beer market

2013-12-27 18:00

German growers, moving to capitalise on growing demand, harvested the country's first commercial-sized batch of newly developed flavour hop varieties.

Robson's Beer is cycling from KZN to Cape Town

2013-11-21 15:17

Promoting responsible drinking, Robson's Beer will be cycling from KZN to Cape Town's beer festival.

The Wembley Tap

2013-11-14 12:51

23 taps, over 200 bottles. Of beer!

US drinks becoming more potent

2013-10-16 07:02

A glass of wine in an American restaurant may be 50% more potent than patrons think, experts warn.

5 tips to fight your beer belly

2013-09-20 05:00

Can't see the bottom half of your body past your bulging midriff? Here are some tips to get your body back.

Top 10 quirky craft breweries in South Africa

2013-09-12 13:21

Drink up at these cool and quirky craft breweries.

Beer and nut ice-cream

2013-08-23 13:17

An ice-cream made of beer and nuts. We thinks it's safe to call this a 'man ice-cream'.

The BeerHouse on Long Street

2013-08-05 09:58

A celebration of South African and world-wide craft beers at The Beerhouse on Cape Town's vibey Long Street.

Gourmet Boerie Saturday Special

2013-07-01 13:03

A weekend treat at Gourmet Boerie

Ale House

2013-06-05 15:27

Ale House is a quaint pub and craft brewery situated in Broederstroom.

Latam, Africa behind SABMiller growth

2013-05-23 10:15

SABMiller, the world's second biggest brewer, reported profit growth in line with expectations thanks to a surge in earnings in Latin America and Africa.

Heineken aims to win over African women

2013-05-14 09:10

Heineken is setting its sights on the female African drinker with a sweeter, low-alcohol beer it hopes will persuade them to try its other lagers.

Guinness chocolate cake

2013-04-19 10:41

This cake has a rich and malty flavour from the beer.

Beer's taste triggers urge to get drunk

2013-04-16 08:02

A new study found that the flavour of beer alone activated the brain's reward centre; and the effect is stronger with a family history of alcoholism.

Beer and food pairing at Newlands Brewery

2013-04-05 10:23

Head down to Newlands Brewery and experience the flavours of fine food and great beer.

SAB to begin building Namibian brewery

2013-03-06 12:55

SABMiller is planning to break ground in April this year with the construction of its brewery in Namibia, which should be operational in 18 months.

The difference between a lager and an ale

2013-01-15 12:32

Our beer expert shows us the differences between these 2 popular types of beer.

SABMiller doubles African beer operations

2012-10-11 10:11

SABMiller has expanded its African beer brand Chibuku into 10 countries from the original four, creating 200 direct and 1500 indirect jobs.

SABMiller lager, soft drink volumes up

2012-07-26 14:37

Global brewing giant SABMiller says its lager and soft drinks volumes have posted strong increases for the first quarter ended June 2012.

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