News - Facts about beer

Nov
29
2016
Beer-tasting party

Hosting a beer-tasting party: a how-to guide

Beer tastings have been popular the world over for years; indeed, the SAB World of Beer has been running its exceptional beer tastings almost since its inception. This festive season, you might want to consider hosting your own tasting in the comfort of your home. With this how-to guide, we'll show you how.
Nov
22
2016
Brown beer bottles

What’s in a beer bottle?

Have you ever wondered why beer comes in differently coloured bottles? Well, it’s not as much about aesthetics as it is about practicalities – bottles keep beer fresh.
Oct
25
2016
Hops plant

Hop heads on the rise

Do you know why the hop plant is such a crucial ingredient in the beer-making process? It adds bitterness to balance the sweetness of the malt used to make beer, and is also a natural preservative. In recent years, its use has been on the rise.