In the heart of Woodstock, you will find one of the best craft breweries in the country. Get great insight into the brewing process and meet the brewers responsible for the beers that are the result of sheer brilliance and outstanding craftsmanship from Woodstock Brewery.
Situated on Albert Road in Woodstock, Woodstock Brewery has grown from strength to strength in the past few years. With the talents of Head brewer Dylan, Woodstock Brewery now produces and distributes 14 different brews, including Seasonals and speciality brews.
The journey for Woodstock Brewery began in Korea when Andre Viljoen decided that he wanted to try out something entrepreneurial and move back to the Mother City. The decision to go with a brewery was inspired by the fact that it was a perfect combination of art, business and science. In addition, there was a big gap in the craft beer market in South Africa. Andre bought the building off of the internet using Google Street View in a neighborhood which was, at the time, the burgeoning foodie center of Cape Town. The building was a mass of concrete, perfect for a brewery, which would otherwise have ended up as a landfill.
Today Woodstock Brewery is stocked in various outlets throughout South Africa as well as a selection of markets in Cape Town and surrounds. The brewers are always playing around with new flavours and techniques, constantly creating new and exciting brews.
We invite you to come and take a tour, sample our brews and follow that experience by enjoying a sizzling steak with a couple of beers at the bar of The Woodstock Grill & Tap.
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Mr Brownstone, crafted for your pleasure as the choice Autumnal tipple, is a medium-bodied Hazelnut Brown Ale whose enticing qualities emulate those of his sinister namesake. Mr Brownstone has a hazelnutty vanilla aroma with a roasted cocoa bean and biscuit malt backbone; a balanced hop bitterness; and velvety smooth, chocolatey finish.
Style: Hazelnut Brown Ale
The Rhythm Stick English Pale Ale has a pronounced crisp bitterness, with a clean, medium bodied mouthfeel. With biscuit and subtle passion fruit flavours, it is a perfect session ale, and inspires the call for another.
Style: English Pale Ale
Pot Belge is named after an early generation cycling stimulant consumed as an elixir to make tough days a little easier and more bearable. Our Belgian Amber Ale has sweet toasted caramel notes balanced with a light, spicy, citrus hop character and velvety smooth finish. It makes life wonderful!
Style: Belgian Amber Ale
This medium-bodied beer and well-balanced Belgium Wit style beer brewed with fresh oranges and crushed coriander seeds is inspired by its light unfiltered appearance. This beer has spicy, zesty notes and a smooth finish. It is the ultimate thirst quencher on a hot day, guaranteed to leave you refreshed and stoked!
Style: Belgium Wit
Crafted in the style of India Pale Ales brewed on the US Pacific Coast, this hop-forward American IPA exudes rich tropical and citrus fruit aromas in abundance with a medium to full bodied mouth-feel and a clean, lingering fruity finish.
Style: American IPA
Happy Pills is inspired by the elated feeling that comes with a well-deserved beer after work as well as the feeling that follows as the refreshing taste peels away life’s stress. This unfiltered Pilsner is a hazy straw color with a clean, light to medium bodied mouth-feel and slightly spicy straw aroma.
Style: German Pilsner
Slice of Life is a light, hoppy, lemony session IPA.
Life – you only get one. Slice’s zesty zing invigorates and inspires you to make the most of it.
Style: Session IPA
Acid Queen, our “Spring” in the seasonal range, is a kettle-soured beer, brewed and conditioned with fresh granadilla, with a light-bodied blast of tart fruitiness. Acid Queen is light and hazy in colour and has a fresh fruity aroma with a mouth puckeringly tart, crisp finish.
Style: Granadilla Sour
Woodstock Brewery collab with Fullers. African Pride India Porter was fermented with Fuller's Ale Yeast and heavily hopped with African Queen, Ekuanot and Simcoe.
Style: India Porter
Sugarman is a velvety smooth barrel-aged Belgian Quad-style ale. Darkly inviting in colour, this beer exudes the oaky richness of its intoxicatingly beautiful plump, black cherry mocha nose. It has a complex, spiced dark rum flavour that thrills your palate with its ripe voluptuousness and finishes with an exciting yet serene complexity.
Style: Belgian Quad
Our Lady of The Night is a medium-to-full bodied Vanilla Porter, crafted as your warming companion for the cold dark winter months. Brewed with organic vanilla pods, her rich, luscious velvety mouthfeel and intoxicating aroma will entice you to the dark side. Style: Vanilla Porter
Our Summer Seasonal, is a hoppy Golden Ale, named for the breezy lightness and jaunty shenanigans it symbolizes. The light-bodied session beer has a fresh grapefruit citrus aroma;balanced refreshing malt character and mouthfeel;and crisp, clean, hoppy finish. this beer will leave you tantalized, titillated and exhilarated! Style: Hoppy Golden Ale
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