The House of Machines

I’m quite picky when it comes to pubs. I mean – don’t get me wrong – the SAB jol with rugby on the big screens definitely has its place, but if the most a bar […]

Beer Review: Anchor Steam Beer

Beer: Steam Beer

Brewery: Anchor Brewing Company

Origin: San Francisco, California

Alcohol: 4.9% a.b.v.

Available: Banana Jam Cafe, Cape Town

Brewing since 1896, Anchor is most famous for their “California common beer,” also known as Steam Beer. It seems appropriate that our first review of […]

Anheuser-Busch Brewed The Hard Way

A few days ago, Anheuser-Busch released a commercial during a pretty popular sporting event. Maybe you’ve heard of it. It’s called the Super Bowl. It peaked at around 120 million viewers that night – many […]

Bintang, Barrels and Bali

“You want transport? You like surping? Maybe you like massage complete?”

“Yes, kind sir, I would love those things . . . but how much?”

“I give you best morning price!”

“In that case, let’s go! Oh, and […]

Beer Review: Red Stripe

Beer: Red Stripe Jamaican Lager

Brewery: Desnoes & Geddes Limited

Origin: Jamaica

Alcohol: 4.7% a.b.v.

Available: Banana Jam Cafe, Cape Town

“Hoooooraaaaaaay beer!”

That’s the tag line. Honestly, some of the most entertaining beer ads I’ve seen. There’s something about this Jamaican commercial lager, in its […]


Hop bombs.

Admittedly . . . I love them. Unabashedly so. According to the latest stats from the States, a lot of other people do as well.

But what drives this obsession? Or is it an addiction?

The IPA […]


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