Beer Whisperer bids farewell to Beerhouse.

After five and half years the time has come for me to bid farewell to my beloved yellow house of beer. It has been a journey like no other which saw the best of times and the worst of times. We are the current guardians of the world’s oldest and greatest beverage and it’s been…

Mash No.5 – Poison City

Andre Shubert is a Durban based restaurateur and flavourist with a colourful and varied background who fell in love with beer while in UK. Inspired by local Pioneer Rui Esteves who founded Brewers & Union he and business partner Graeme Bird created Poison City Brewing. A contract brand that has worked with numerous Breweries around…

The Great South African Rumbullion

If you had to associate a revolution or rebellion with an alcoholic beverage it should really be rum. Your thoughts might instantly go towards marauding anti-establishment pirates, but in fact the reasoning lies in etymology. The most probable origin of the word rum is the old English word ‘rumbullion’, which was slang for ‘uproar’.  And…