Top Five Micro Breweries in Johannesburg

Joburg dominates pretty much in everything we take on: sports, arts, food, you name it. And another item can be added to the list – beer. Yes, friends, Jozi is home to the best brewhouses in the country. Check these houses out…


Just Brewing

Just Brewing Company started in January 2014 and is a family owned and run brewery based in Boksburg. The brewery’s focus is on producing good quality beer that people can enjoy drinking any time. They don’t filter any of their beer or add any additives. The beer is bottle-conditioned and is best enjoyed chilled.

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Craft Beer doesn’t get craftier. Copperlake Breweries has eight signature brews and a commercial brewery in Lanseria. The brands latest addition – a Brewpub in Broadacres – allows craft beer fans the opportunity to get the eight delicious brews on tap six days a week!

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Brewhogs started in 1984 when its brewmaster was commissioned to construct a mock brewery setup for Gold Reef City as a tourist attraction. What soon followed was, well, egoli in the form of sweet suds for the public’s enjoyment.

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Does Steve really need an introduction? If you’ve not been to Gilroy’s in Muldersdrift then it’s about time you make a plan. To convince you, check this: in the James Bond novel Carte Blanche by Jeffery Deaver, James Bond walks into the Table Mountain Hotel and orders A GILROY DARK ALE!

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Oaks Brewhouse

The first all-girl brewery in Modderfontein was founded in October 2013. It offers great tasting, home brewed, hand crafted beer. Their APA is out of this world – check it.

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