The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in South Africa

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for South Africa. This site is interactive, so we encourage you to take part in the rating, addition and correction of the site.



These are the best beers you can find in this region's stores and restaurants based on the availability information provided by RateBeerians in this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.

1St. Bernardus Abt 12St. Bernardus Brouwerij4468100
2Het Anker Gouden Carolus Cuvée Van De Keizer Imperial Dark (Blauw Label)Brouwerij Het Anker1883100
3Fuller's Imperial Stout (10.7%)Fuller's Brewery (Asahi)523100
4BrewDog Cocoa PsychoBrewDog104799
5Fuller's London Porter (Bottle/Keg)Fuller's Brewery (Asahi)309499
6Tripel KarmelietBrouwerij Bosteels (AB InBev)351199
7Chris Banker / Insurgente / Stone Xocoveza Mocha StoutStone Brewing126399
8Chouffe Houblon Dobbelen IPA TripelBrasserie d'Achouffe (Duvel-Moortgat)255499
9Westmalle DubbelBrouwerij der Trappisten van Westmalle326599
10Het Anker Gouden Carolus ClassicBrouwerij Het Anker162598
11BrewDog Tokyo*BrewDog111498
12Het Anker Gouden Carolus Christmas/NoëlBrouwerij Het Anker156998
13Gulden DraakBrouwerij Van Steenberge298698
14La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #29Bierbrouwerij de Koningshoeven - La Trappe Trappist3398
15BrewDog Libertine Black AleBrewDog105398
16DuvelDuvel Moortgat442098
17Het Anker Gouden Carolus TripelBrouwerij Het Anker148297
18Lindemans Kriek Cuvée RenéBrouwerij Lindemans69097
19BrewDog Jack HammerBrewDog127397
20Liefmans GoudenbandLiefmans (Duvel-Moortgat)163997
21Young's Double Chocolate StoutEagle Brewery (Marston's) [previously Charles Wells]372297
22Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée RenéBrouwerij Lindemans187696
23Oakham Green Devil IPAOakham Ales43596
24Fuller's Past Masters 1910 Double StoutFuller's Brewery (Asahi)14596
25Het Anker Gouden Carolus Cuvée Van De Keizer Imperial Blond (Rood Label)Brouwerij Het Anker69595


1Devil's Peak / Mikkeller CapenhagenDevil's Peak Brewing Company2194
2Devil's Peak King's Blockhouse IPADevil's Peak Brewing Company9393
3Devil's Peak Vannie HoutDevil's Peak Brewing Company2092
4Devil's Peak Juicy LucyDevil's Peak Brewing Company1091
5Aegir Project Giant IPAAegir Project1391
6Devil's Peak Grapefruit ExpressDevil's Peak Brewing Company1289
7Mad Giant Urban LegendMad Giant1286
8Devil's Peak Change of Season Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout Devil's Peak Brewing Company2583
9CBC Cape of Good HopsCape Brewing Company3983
10Devil's Peak Cut and RunDevil's Peak Brewing Company2182
11Devil's Peak Gesha Coffee StoutDevil's Peak Brewing Company2581
12Devil's Peak / Mikkeller African BeautyDevil's Peak Brewing Company1179
13Devil's Peak Vin de SaisonDevil's Peak Brewing Company1278
14Darling Brew Long ClawDarling Brewery1478
15Devil's Peak Stoned Immaculate Barrel Aged Apricot Pale AleDevil's Peak Brewing Company2076
16Honey Sun Iqhilika (Mead) - HerbalMakana Meadery6275
17Devil's Peak Dead ReckoningDevil's Peak Brewing Company1574
18Devil's Peak Toe The LineDevil's Peak Brewing Company1473
19Drifter The ScallywagDrifter Brewing Company1468
20Triggerfish Black MarlinTriggerfish Brewing1467
21Devil's Peak Push the Boat OutDevil's Peak Brewing Company1665
22Devil's Peak / Ukhamba Black Honey Vol 1Devil's Peak Brewing Company965
23Mad Giant Killer HopMad Giant962
24Devil's Peak Narchi Naartjie SourDevil's Peak Brewing Company1161
25Darling Brew GodfatherDarling Brewery1261

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Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
Banana Jam Cafe
Western Cape: Cape Town () 021 674 0186
The Taproom at Devil’s Peak Brewing
Western Cape: Cape Town () 021-200 5818
Roeland Liquors
Western Cape: Cape Town () +27 21 4616397
Beerhouse Fourways
Gauteng: Johannesburg () +27114652402
Beerhouse on Long
Western Cape: Cape Town () +27-21-4243370