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Basset Breweries produces four regular beers which are designed for drinkability in our hot South African conditions. Lighter in body and with less hop bittering than their traditional counterparts, but still maintaining a deep flavor profile..

Umdoni Gold

Umdoni Gold is a Golden Ale brewed in the Belgian style to whet your whistle with the rich flavor of Carabelge Malt. This ale is finished with Cascade hops and slow fermented to produce a crisp, slightly fruity beer with a clean dry finish. ABV 3.5%

Tasting notes: Tropical fruit aroma (litchi & grapefruit), hint of pepper spiciness, crisp clean finish with moderate bitterness.

Befreckled Red

Befreckled Red is an Amber Ale brewed in the Irish Style to tickle your taste buds with the smooth harmony of Roasted Barley and Malt. This ale is finished with noble Fuggles Hops, resulting in an easy-drinking beer with slight notes of caramel and biscuit. ABV 3.5%

Tasting notes: No hop aroma, roasty caramel flavors, smooth light finish, low bitterness.

Pennington Pride

Pennington Pride is an English Porter brewed with a touch of Smoked Malt to produce a sublime dark beer with a distinctive smoky flavor. This beer is finished with East Kent Goldings hops to balance the sweet character of the dark kilned malts, leaving hints of coffee and chocolate on the palate. ABV 4.5%

Tasting notes: Big smoky aroma, smoke flavor dissipates to dark roast coffee with bitter chocolate in the finish, moderate bitterness.

Barking Blonde

Barking Blonde Ale is an easy-drinking beer, brewed for everyday enjoyment. Pale in colour, like a sandy beach in the summer sun, this single-malt, single-hop ale is the perfect accompaniment to outdoor socializing. Noble British hops combined with American yeast strains produce a beer that simply tastes like more…..but be warned : too many of these could make you barking mad! ABV 5.0%

Tasting notes: Banana and clove aroma (similar to Weiss), soft fruit flavor with light maltiness and lingering bitter finish.

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Basset Breweries developed the Steam Punk series of beers to showcase the diverse ends of the beer spectrum. A single batch of beer brewed to celebrate each of the four seasons.




Autumn – Reservoir Dog – American Brown Ale

Reservoir Dog is an American Brown Ale brewed to compliment the Autumn season as Mother Nature slows down and the leaves change colour. Big hop aromas balanced with sweet dark malty flavours, this beer will keep you coming back for more. So put your feet up and relax, slow your life down a little and take the time to absorb the rich flavours of this new-world style.  ABV 4.5%

Tasting notes: New world hop aroma, hint of chocolate, rich maltiness with moderate bitterness.

Winter – The Dogfather – Winter Beer

The Dogfather is a serious winter warmer designed to be sipped on a cold winters evening to fend off the cold and lift your spirits. A single batch is brewed in January each year and conditioned for four months to be ready in time for our antipodean winter. This beer is loaded with all the fruits and spices associated with the festive season, so you can think of it as Christmas in June. ABV 8%

Tasting notes: Spicy aroma with dark stone fruits dominating, extremely complex flavor featuring spices, orange peel and dried fruits, alcohol warming and moderate bitterness.

Spring – Boondog Saints – South Coast Pale Ale

Boondog Saints is a South Coast Pale Ale (SPCA for dyslexics) specially brewed to be quaffed in the burstingforthness of spring. A traditional American Pale Ale crammed full of proudly South African hop varieties creating a crisp, sublime pale ale with massive hop aroma and flavor. Brace yourself for a double-barreled blast of zesty passion fruit on this wild ride into summer. ABV 5%

Tasting notes: Strong distinctive passion fruit aroma, flavorful balance between hop and caramel malt, crisp finish with low bitterness

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