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Homebrewing Clubs in South Africa

May 28, 2012

I you are interested in beers and might want to start brew your self I would suggest you join a homebrewing club. It is a great way to get to know people already into brewing and a good way to get contact with suppliers of homebrewing equipment, malt, yeast etc. In the club you could share equipment, recipes, knowledge and so on. They all have regular meetings, annual festivals, e-mail lists and so on.

You could join their forum at: http://www.wortsandall.co.za/

The three homebrewing clubs in South Africa that I know of is:

SouthYeasters Homebrewers Club
Main area: Western Cape (Cape Town)
Website: http://www.SouthYeasters.co.za
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Southyeasters
Twitter: -
Google +:

Worthog Brewers
Main area: Johannesburg, Pretoria
Website:
http://www.worthogbrewers.co.za/
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/worthog.brewers
Twitter: -
Google +: -
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East Coast Brewers
Main area: KwaZulu-Natal
Website: http://eastcoastbrewers.za.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/278020162229138/
Google+: https://plus.google.com/109061591952936459121/posts

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PEHBA

Port Elizabeth Homebrewers Association
Main area: Greater Port Elizabeth area
Website: http://www.thisishomebru.co.za/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PEHBA
Google+: -

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Sedibeng Home Brewers
Main area: Southern Johannesburg area
Website: -
Facebook:  -
Google+: -

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  1. mark stoltz permalink
    June 25, 2012 3:28 pm

    Hey! Great site!

    About beer clubs; I’ve recently started brewing, and was keen to join the WortHogs meetings, but the R90 price tag per meeting is really vulgar! So I’d like to start a free tasting-session/club for homebrewers (especially new brewers) in Pretoria; and the only requirement would be to bring some of your beer to share. If that sounds good to fellow homebrewers out there, go to

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Homebrewers-of-Pretoria/251374664964497

    and let’s get this thing going!

  2. June 25, 2012 5:11 pm

    Hi Mark! I did not know about the R90 / meeting. I only have experience from SouthYeasters in CT and they are “free of charge”. Bring along and share that is! It is a really good thing to share beer with other brewers because they can often help you out with things (not just “good” or “bad”).
    Good luck with your initiative!

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