Making the Finest Beer
in the World

Our handcrafted beers are made by our dedicated brewmaster with the purest Franschhoek mountain spring water and the best quality imported hops and malt we can lay our hands on to ensure a superior quality beer that is enjoyed by some very discerning folk all over the world. Made from only natural ingredients, our beers are unpasturised and bottle conditioned. Our specialized equipment, imported from Italy, ensures that the superior taste of every handcrafted beer remains consistent. Never cutting corners, never compromising, never saying good enough, we never only brew beer that we believe you will like – we brew beer that we believe will become your favourite!

Our Handcrafted Range

Franschhoek Beer Co. Handcrafted Three Oaks Lager

Three Oaks

Craft Lager

A rich and clear golden straw colour with a creamy, lingering head. A distinctive aroma with a subtle grainy finish and mild earthy/herbal overtones thanks to noble hops varieties.

Character

  • An initial subtle sharpness makes way for a crisp semi-dry finish.
  • Slightly lighter body, medium high carbonation.
  • Easy drinking and rewarding thanks to perfectly balanced taste, flavour and aroma.
340 ML ABV 5.0% IBU 19
Ingredients:
Franschhoek Valley Spring Water, Malted Barley, Hops and Yeast. No preservatives.
Best served at 4°C

Franschhoek Beer Co. Handcrafted La Saison

La Saison

Belgian style

Pale straw colour with a thick white head, big hoppy nose due to the late hop additions to the kettle, combined with the classic Belgium Saison yeast aromas results in a complex nose.

Character

  • Notes of Grapefruit, Orange, Spicy, Earthy, Passion Fruit, A hint of Lemon.
  • A very dry finish with some light tanginess.
340 ML ABV 8.4% IBU 30
Ingredients:
Franschhoek Valley Spring Water, Malted Barley, Hops and Yeast. No preservatives.
Best served at 7°C

Franschhoek Beer Co. Handcrafted Orange Pale Ale

O.P.A

Orange pale ale

Golden amber colour with a slight haze. Complex hop aroma derived from citrus added at several time points throughout the brewing process. A citrus aroma that, together with the hop aroma, result in a beautifully complex nose.

Character

  • Notes of Orange, Grapefruit, Passion Fruit, Lychees.
  • Crisp bitterness that does not linger. Just a hint of orange.
340 ML ABV 7.4% IBU 75
Ingredients:
Franschhoek Valley Spring Water, Malted Barley, Hops, Yeast and Orange Peel. No preservatives.
Best served at 7°C

Franschhoek Beer Co. Handcrafted Stout

The Stout

Stout

Intensely flavoured beer. Dark, black colour with a creamy head. Rich aromas, including coffee and dark chocolate.

Character

  • Hints of stone fruits and herbaceousness.
  • Thick creamy texture that coats the palate with a slight alcohol warmth towards the end.
340 ML ABV 7.4% IBU 64
Ingredients:
Franschhoek Valley Spring Water, Malted Barley, Hops, Yeast, Lactose and Oats. No preservatives.
Best served at 12°C

OUR BREWMASTER

Dedicated, obsessed with quality, seriously smart (the man is a biotechnologist after all), creative and a German, our brewmaster has been on the journey with us since day one. A man with some serious craft beer credentials, Olaf never shies away from trying out something fresh, but he doesn’t get caught up in fads.

“DID WE MENTION HE IS GERMAN…?”

Taste and Buy

Available to taste and buy at TAP|EAT, the home of the Franschhoek Beer Co on the R45 just outside Franschhoek. Open 6 days a week, please make reservations here.

RESTAURANT

Tue-Sun 10am for tastings, kitchen opens at 12, last orders at 5pm.

BREWERY TOURS

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00 and 11:00
R100 includes tour, 6 tastings and choice of draft beer.

Buy

Also available at fine establishment to enjoy and purchase throughout the Western Cape.

Buy Online

Available for order online throughout South Africa at Yuppiechef

Now available to buy from Yuppiechef

Not for sale to minors. Alcohol can be addictive.

Not for sale to minors. Alcohol can be addictive.