Gin Challenge

When I published The Beer Book, I managed to find 501 beers in South Africa and we now stock most of them at Hillcrest Tops.

New challenge: how many gins can I find in South Africa?


Laser-Cut Custom Wooden Coasters (80mm) We are able to completely customise your coaster and encourage you to be creative with your design (see examples below). Our pricing is based on a standard 80mm round beverage coaster, but we can do…

Basset Breweries

Basset Breweries is a small microbrewery that makes a range of bottle conditioned ales. Andy welcomes visitors to his brewery.  You can sample his beers at the driving range pub next door and they are available at selected liquor stores…

La Trappe

Taste the silence. La Trappe is genuinely brewed Trappist ale. But it tastes of more than that.  When you taste it carefully, you recognise the most important ingredient that is inextricably connected to the monks. The tranquillity.

The Great Railroad Brewing Company

Gary & Ursula Wilby (Brewer/Owners) The Great Railroad Brewing Company Unit 13 Canton Park R102, Shakashead, IMBONINI, 4420 Beers: Marzen/Oktobefestbier Bohemian Pilsner Dark Pilsner Dark Pilsner Weiss (bier) American Pale Ale Pale Ale

Distillery 031

Durban’s first Craft Distillery, with a functions room and a cocktail bar. Distillery 031, KZN’s first artisanal distillery hand crafts small batch spirits and all natural tonic.  The 031 range includes Gin, Vodka, Cachaça, Absinthe, Rum and a selection of…

Tegg Distribution

Tegg Distribution is a licensed liquor distributor based in Pinetown. Tegg supplies products that are local and mainly from micro/craft businesses. If you are looking for that personal touch and want to service your clientele with Craft beers, Spirits and…

Mountain Brewing Company

Mountain Brewing Co is Worcester’s first Craft Brewery, based in the Klipbokkop Mountain Reserve. Beers: Signature Lager: Loadshedding Lager Cape Kraken Belgian Amber Ale Black or White, Hy Smaak Oraait Vanilla Porter Copper Dawn Lager

Loxton Lager

A beer for foodies?  Loxton Lager is clearly different, even the label agrees, it’s “brewed for food”.  You taste Africa.  Fynbos.  Honey. And the Karoo. Loxton is an all grain east-European lager in style (malt base with pearled barley for…