Craft beer in Africa

Craft beer is booming in many countries. In Africa it´s South Africa and Kenya that is leading the boom. South Africa has more than 210 craft breweries, most of them very small and just serving beer to a hand full of restaurants. Kenya has three craft breweris. Burkina Faso has two craft breweries and Namibia has one. is monitoring the development.

craft beer in Ouagadougou

Beer in Burkina Faso

Compared with Spain and their 300+ craft breweries it´s a small wave. The biggest craft beer nation is the US with over 4000 craft breweries.  There are more than 50 nations in Africa and only four or five of them serves craft beer.  Big multinational breweries are dominating Africa with lager beers.

Tusker is the most common beer in Kenya

Large brewery in Ouagadougou

Castel Groups brewery (fermentation tanks) in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Local beer in Ouagadougou

Traditional beer (Dolo) producer, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

craft beer in Burkina Faso

Craft beers from Brasserie Artisanale De Ouagadougou


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