Author Topic: Greetings from Johannesburg, South Africa  (Read 2654 times)

Offline kjr

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Greetings from Johannesburg, South Africa
« on: December 31, 2010, 08:07:20 AM »

I used to work on brewery design at SAB Miller in the 1980s, but only got interested in craft brewing a few years ago.  Joined worthogs ( and few years ago, but only started brewing in earnest last year.

My brewery is about 40 litres all plastic all-grain.  Have done about 5 all-grain brews, plus a few kits (to get my hygiene under control).  I am happy with the results so far (mostly ales), but need to work on some fermentation temperature control to make some lagers (summer temperatures here often exceed 30 degC)


Offline Ziggybrew

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Re: Greetings from Johannesburg, South Africa
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2010, 01:46:15 PM »
Welcome to the board. Since I have no clue about the beer-culture or beer-history of your area I am curious to learn. What would be the classic type of beer in your region? Do you have a favorite grain or hop that would scream JSA?

I think it's just fun to learn "other beers of the world". The reason I ask is that while I am reading about home-brewing we get bombarded by the European styles, then every once in a while you read of an interesting beer from some non-euro country. It's a big world to drink through :P, or explore I meant.