Been bitten by the craft-beer bug? Join the club! Stellenbrau, Stellenbosch’s first artisanal brewery invites you to come and see for yourself how much love goes into making their four brewskies – one an international award winner – and get a taste for yourself, of course.
- Guided tour of the brewery
- Detailed tour of the brewing process
- Guided tour of all 4 varieties of the Stellenbrau beers
- Enjoy a Stellenbrau pint of your choice after the experience
- Informative guides to educate you about beer, the brewing process and inside information of the beer industry
Monday to Saturday: 11h00 – 11h45 | 12h30 – 13h15 | 14h00 – 14h45 | 15h30 – 16h15
Sunday: 11h00 – 11h45 | 12h30 – 13h15 | 14h00 – 14h45
R70 per person – Tour, tasting and draught
Min 2 people / Max 18 people[booknow]
Know your mash tun from your lauter tun? How about your whirlpool from your wort receiver? After taking a 25-minute guided tour through Stellenbrau’s microbrewery, you’ll be more than equipped to wow your friends with the interesting tidbits you picked up along the way.
A knowledgeable tour guide will show you all the ins and outs of Stellenbrau’s operation – from which barley and hops are used to the different processes that go into crafting their four distinct types of craft beer, and why the local craft-beer industry has boomed in the last five years.
Once you’ve worked up a sufficient thirst, you’ll head up to the Tap Room, where your guide will talk you through each of Stellenbrau’s beers: the flagship Craven Craft Lager, voted top lager at the Global Craft Beer Awards in Berlin in 2014 for its hoppy bitterness and rich malt aftertaste; the Alumni Ale, with its caramel, strawberry and slightly smoky characteristics; the first-of-its-kind, patented Governor’s Red Lager, which has been infused with rooibos and honeybush teas; and the crowd-pleasing Jonkers Weiss, a light, refreshing Hefeweizen-style beer with hints of banana and cloves.The best part? Once you’ve found your favourite, you can order a draught of it to enjoy at the end of all that thirsty work. Cheers!
- Brewery tour and tasting R45
- Tasting and beer R45
- Brewery tour, tasting and draught R70
What’s not included
- Wine and soft drinks available to purchase
- Minimum age requirement of 18 years
- No bachelor parties allowed
- No wheelchair access
- Wear closed shoes
- Taxis are recommended as this is an alcohol experience
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Photography: Jenni Elizabeth