Our Staff

Why does our beer taste so darned good? The answer is simple, because we are so darned good at what we do, brewing beer the way it was meant to be!

We are a dedicated and passionate team with the sole aim of producing only the tastiest, most consistent beers in craft tradition, pint after pint. Our artisan brewers take utmost care in carefully crafting our unmistakably unique artisanal beers. At Stellenbrau we use world-class technology as well as traditional, time-honoured craft methods. If you still don’t believe that our beer is just that awesome, come visit our Tap Room for a taster.

Charl Broodryk - Technical Team, assits with installations, CIP, repairs and deliveries

What excites you about Stellenbrau: The fact that we are a small company and that the “big boys” are looking at us. The amount of achievements we have gained in such a short time and the friendships built within the company. “we are family”

What is your favourite Stellenbrau variant and why: Craven Craft Lager, smooth and easy drinking.

What do you love about beer: Beer brings people close to each other and allows people to invite and relax . Nothing better than an ice cold beer and a “braai”.

Morne Holtzhausen – Technical Management

What excites you about Stellenbrau: Stellenbrau has a great team of people working here. We all take our work very seriously. The team is like my family away from home, Think is safe to say excites me.

What is your favourite Stellenbrau variant and why: Stellenbrau Alumni Ale. Simply delicious, you want wont get any better anywhere else: FACT.

What do you love about beer: Like variety, love ours. Love the fact that our beers don’t bloat you.

Barend Engelbrecht

What excites you about Stellenbrau: It’s just really exciting to be part of such an awesome company. There’s so much to learn and grow personally in such a company. Things are going well, and can’t wait to see where we will be in near future.

What is you favourite Stellenbrau variant and why: Craven Craft Lager – wonderful beer, crisp flavours and wonderful aromas.

What do you love about beer: Beer is awesome!

Stephan de Jager - Manager of Brewing Division

What excites you about Stellenbrau: The future of a superb brand and the camaraderie of a solid team.

What is you favourite Stellenbrau variant and why: Craven Lager. A naturally brewed lager that satisfies a great thirst.

What do you love about beer: Beer is loyal to the drinker, it is not pretentious. What you’ve brewed is what you drink. Brew bad beer, you drink bad beer.

Anathi Makamba - Kegs and CIP production assistant

What excites you about Stellenbrau: What excites me about Stellenbrau is to work with a beer because it is what I love and also to work under the company that is blessed with a kind, cool understanding and fair owner as Deon.

What is you favourite Stellenbrau variant and why: Governors Red Lager (rooibos beer)

What do you love about beer: What I love about beer is that beer cools me down and it makes me happy even. If I have a bad day and it also helps me with my slipping problem.

Gijimane Mthembu - Beer Maker (Brewing)

What excites you about Stellenbrau:What excites me about Stellenbrau is that Stellenbrau gave me a chance to put food on the table for my family and clear all my debts so I can live a happy life and start dreaming big just like everyone who is working.

What is your favourite Stellenbrau variant and why: Governors Red (rooibos beer)

What do you love about beer: What I love about beer is that is refreshing, brings me joy, fun, celebration and it makes me feel like we are all equal. It also combines different people to share a special moment of the beer and it also make me forget about all my expenses at the end of the moment.

Spogasi

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Leyema

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Nosh - Brewer

What excites you about Stellenbrau: Branding

What is you favourite Stellenbrau variant and why: Craven Craft Lager. It’s a smooth, easy drinking beer.

What do you love about beer: It cools you down and helps relax your mind (stress free).

Wesley Arrison – Deliveries, assists with servicing and CIP bars

What excites you about Stellenbrau: The way how they make the beer and the places I go to. To deliver the beer and the people I see and meet.

What is your favourite Stellenbrau variant and why: Craven Craft Lager because it’s a light beer and its not like the other beers that have a funny taste afterwards and you can drink it with any food.

What do you love about beer: You can drink it in any weather, summer or winter and it tastes really nice since the 1st day I tasted it. I really love it and its not going to give you a hangover depends on how you drink it and what you drink inbetween.

Francios Holtzhausen - Sales, Distribution and Technical Manager

What excites you about Stellenbrau: Working with a passionate team. Being part of Stellenbrau from the start and seeing the growth and potential has been inspiring. Working for an owner with great insight and the will to succeed. He is great motivation for the rest of us.

What is you favourite Stellenbrau variant and why: Craven. Smooth easy drinking beer. “proe soos nog”.

What do you love about beer: How it brings people together.

Deon – Owner/Die Baas

What excites you about Stellenbrau: The energy in the brewery and the team. Our unique brand and selective high quality beer.

What is you favourite Stellenbrau variant and why: Craven Craft Lager. It is in the first instance an easy drinking beer. It was the first beer we produced. A bit of nostalgia. It is an international award winning beer that put Stellenbrau on the map.

What do you love about beer: What is there not to love about beer. Beer creates enjoyment. It is a special liquid that will give you a lot of joy without the traditional headaches. It is really a win win situation.

Lyle McCready – Bottles representative

What excites you about Stellenbrau: The fantastic beers we have available

What is you favourite Stellenbrau variant and why: The Craven Craft Lager – It’s a really great beer with wonderful flavours. It’s crisp and very easy to drink.

What do you love about beer: Beer has been a changing force in the liquor industry of late and feel really honorary to be working in this category.

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