Crazy Diamond, with 13.2% ABV, is the strongest beer in South Africa. It has a long history, with a corporate history that dates back to the beginning of the 20th century. In its pure form, grain alcohol contains a minimum of 95 percent ABV (alcohol by volume), which is equivalent to 190 tests. Grain alcohol that is up to 200 degrees (100 percent ABV) is not for human consumption.
Beer Route, a collaboration of craft breweries in South Africa, started a project to help guide tourists to taverns across the country. Castle Lite is an innovative beer brand that aims to offer South African consumers the latest in extra-cold snacks. Customers can only purchase a maximum of two bottles at a time, to help beer lovers ensure they drink responsibly. Lion Lager and Castle Lager, both produced by SAB, are the country's most popular mass-produced beer brands.
The subtly named Snake Venom is made with a double punch provided by doses of beer and champagne yeasts. The Scottish brewery Brewmeister has made the strongest beer in the world, with a 67.5 percent ABV. Umqombothi, from the Nguni languages (Xhosa and Zulu), is a traditional beer brewed in the Transkei, from corn (corn), corn malt, sorghum malt, yeast and water. Other beers commonly drunk in South Africa are Windhoek Lager, a Namibian beer brewed according to the Reinheitsgebot, as well as Tafel Lager, another import from Namibia.
Flying Fish Premium Flavoured Beer combines the pure soft drink of beer with delicious fresh flavors, adding a familiar touch. In the industrial production of bantu beer, corn grits became the main basic ingredient and was mixed with kaffircorn malt in a ratio of two to three parts corn to one part malt. Although it's almost impossible for non-alcoholic beer to make you intoxicated, drinking can be a powerful trigger, creating cravings that create the circumstances for a relapse. South Africa accounts for 34% of Africa's formal beer market and is expected to grow by 8-10% annually over the next five years.
On October 4, 1658, Jan van Riebeeck noted in his diary that the first beer was brewed on the Cape that day.