The Brewmistress – Crafting a niche in beer!

Brew - noun: A drink (beer) made by brewing. Mistress - noun: A woman in a position of authority or control. Yes, such an anomaly does exist – and the local craft beer industry sure is lucky to have her! Her name is Lucy Corne and she has, over the last 7 or so years,...

Germany v Belgium……in beer!

A victory against South Korea. That was all that was required for Germany in order to have set up a mouth-watering clash against Belgium in the first of the knockout phases of the Football World Cup 2018. Alas, it was not to be as the defending champions failed in their quest and were dumped out…

Have you heard the one about The Scary Canary?

No, this is not intended to be the beginning to a joke. I am truly asking whether anyone reading this article has ever heard of this bar. I am willing to bet my oldest dog that the answer from a very high majority of you will be no. In fact, the only reason the other…

Best burger in town? Why not at home….

I am often asked by people (who know me as being “that bru” from Burger Brews), “Where have you experienced your best burger?” My answer will invariably be one of the restaurants which I have reviewed. However, based on what a call-in listener poll on Cape Talk a year or so ago determined, the best…

Would Day Zero mean zero beer?

“Beer comes first!” That is the philosophy by which Ross McCulloch, co-owner of Jack Black’s Brewery and Taproom, lives by. In light of Cape Town’s devastating drought we, at Burger Brews, found ourselves asking the question: With the possibility of Day Zero on Cape Town’s horizon, how will beer come anywhere, let alone first without…

What’s all the fuss about Wagyu?

If there’s something that we, at Burger Brews, take more seriously than anything else it’s the quality of the burger meals which we go out to enjoy. Whilst there are many different options available to act as “the burger”, beef is primarily the burger of choice for many of us. What constitutes a great burger?…

Don’t be a fool and miss out!

With the second edition of the Fools and Fans Beer Festival happening this Saturday the 7th of April in Greyton, Burger Brews caught up with the festival’s founder, Trevor Gerntholtz, to get some more info on this awesome event. The Bru: How does a renowned Nephrologist from JHB go from that to living in Cape…

Say what? Eating burgers can be good for cyclists?

You better believe it! A burger need not be an unhealthy meal option. We all know that long rides leave us meat-lovers gagging for a lovingly prepared burger to be gorged upon… well, I am here to let you know that it is very possible to incorporate red meat into your cycling diet. On the…