Cask Ale is a relatively new phenomenon for South Africa. They are fermented in old barrels that have previously fermented liquors such as whisky, brandy or rum. At least that’s what we thought. We’re clearly not experts on all of this so asked Stephen Peel, Head Brewer at Shackleton Brewery and organizer of In The
This week is a particularly beer fueled week. To start we obviously have a full week of celebrating 5 years of Beerhouse on Long, then this weekend is the Woodstock Winter Beer Festival (have you bought your tickets yet?). Amongst all of this is one of our favourites, International IPA Day, so we thought we
This weeks Friday Beer is a bit of a last minute entry but we think its absolutely deserving of the feature. The Devil’s Peak Mikkeller Capenhagen was released in 2017 and, as far as we remember, was initially only meant to be a limited release. It wasn’t. And we’re glad. Mikkeller is a Denmark based brewery
The 25th of January will see the 2nd Devil’s Peak Blockhouse Beer Ride take place. At the end of 2017 we had 30 riders make their way up to the Blockhouse with a whole lot of banter along the way (ride report here). This first Beer Ride of 2018 will see 40 riders do much
We were stoked to have 26 riders join us for the first Devil’s Peak Blockhouse Beer Ride with The Gear Change. Was quite a sight to see everyone winding their way up through Mowbray in Peak evening traffic. Some world class banter from all in what was a very pleasant trip up to the Blockhouse.