On Tap, South Africa’s first dedicated beer publication is a quarterly magazine
aimed at craft brewers, homebrewers, beer fanatics and those just beginning
to dip their proverbial toe into the mash tun. Each issue will be filled
with beer news from around the country and the continent, with snippets of
relevant world beer news to make sure South African drinkers have their
finger on the global beer pulse.


Here’s a taster of what’s in our packed Summer edition…..

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There are only a few things in life that can be as soul-satisfying as travelling: a good gas release after a long church service (I should know); that first sip of beer at the end of a soul-sucking day, and perhaps winning an argument on social media.....

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SA Hops

When Anheuser-Busch InBev hosted their annual hop workshop in South Africa this year, the big news was the expansion of the hop farms. Hop farming in the Outeniqua region – the only place in the country where the Humulus lupulus plant is grown – will increase by 100 hectares, meaning an extra annual output of 150 tonnes....

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Story 1

If you’ve been following our articles from Issue 1, thank you and well done! You’ve brewed and bottled your first beer. Don’t be discouraged if your first brew didn’t turn out 100% perfect. Brewing is an art that takes practice and rewards persistence (not to mention a whole bunch of patience)...

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Answers to the PUB quiz

Here are the answers to the PUB Quiz on page 48 of the Spring Edition.

1. Skeleton Coast Amber Weiss 2. Maluti 3. Ethiopia 4. Matt Brynildson 5. Cassava 6. Mauritius 7. Nairobi 8. South Africa 9. Lagos 10. Zambia 11. Loxton Lager 12. Uganda 13. Tanzaznia 14. Northern Cape 15. Mozambique


If you scored a perfect 100% you’re a beergenius and we salute you.

Meet the editor

Lucy Corne has been “researching” beer for many years, tasting microbrews in North and South Korea, propping up bars across Canada and enjoying more than the occasional ale in her native UK. Since settling in South Africa she has become an avid participant in the booming beer scene. Lucy is the author of SA’s first dedicated beer book, African Brew, a qualified BJCP judge and an all-round hophead who can usually be found sniffing and sipping IPAs, all in the name of research.


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