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Birkenhead Brewery


"A bitter sweet mystery..." A classic reincarnated. A beer that will set the trend. Our original beer, still evolving. Sweeter than your average continental lager.

The colder, the better. A beer for any occasion, but who needs an occasion for a classic? Any time, any place is a good place. Cheers!

Flavour Characteristics: Primarily malty, sweeter than usual. Lightly hopped. Colour: Deep golden yellow.

Available in draught and 340ml bottles throughout the year.

All our beers are filtered and pasteurized and have a 9 month shelf life. Beers should be stored in cool or preferably refrigerated conditions.

Alcohol by volume: 4.4 to 5%
Original gravity: 11.5 ºP
Malt types: 2-row South African Pale Malt, imported Crystal Malt.
Hop varieties: Hallertau Perle, Bohemian Saaz, Southern Promise.
Yeast strain: Bottom fermenting Lager Yeast.
History: Ahead of its time.
Aging time: 1 month.

Additional Info

  • Address: Birkenhead Estate & Brewery, R326
  • Town: Stanford
  • Region: Western Cape
  • Telephone: +27 28 341 0013
  • Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Trading hours: Brewery Tours: Available Wednesday to Friday through advanced booking. Times: 11h00 or 15h00. Wine & Beer Tasting: Available in the restaurant and bar, Monday to Sunday. Times: 10h00 to 17h00
  • Beers: Premium Lager, Honey Blonde Ale, Birkenhead Pilsner, Chocolate Malt Stout, Black Snake
  • Other info: winery, restaurant