Top Five Micro Breweries in Johannesburg

Joburgers are pretty good at everything we take on: sports, arts, food, you name it. Another thing can be added to the list – beer. Yes, friends, Jozi is home to some of the best brewhouses in the country. Check these houses out…


Just Brewing

Just Brewing Company, which started up in January 2014, is a family owned and run brewery based in Boksburg. Their focus is on producing brews of the highest quality and therefore they don’t filter or add additives to their beers. The beer is bottle-conditioned and, as alway, best enjoyed chilled.

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Craft Beer doesn’t get craftier. Copperlake Breweries has eight signature brews that are produced by their commercial brewery in Lanseria. The brand’s latest addition, a brewpub in Broadacres, offers craft beer fans easy access to the eight delicious brews on tap six days a week!

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Brewhogs started way back 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, liquid egoli in the form of sweet suds for the public’s continuous 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! Epic…

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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 out.

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