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Tucked away between Franschoek and Paarl this little brewery is a must stop for craft beer lovers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Excellent beer in wine country

Soul Barrel is a great little brewery right in the middle of wine country. Nick is from New Orleans... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
San Francisco, California
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Inspired hoppy ales and old world fermentations! Our brewery exists to create innovative beer and contribute to making South African beer culture world-class.Soul Barrel Brewing is located in the heart of the Cape Winelands outside of Cape Town...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Simondium Guild R45, Simondium, Franschhoek 7670, South Africa
+27 83 600 8716
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away between Franschoek and Paarl this little brewery is a must stop for craft beer lovers. Great tasting, unique ales in an old wine cellar...well worth a stop!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GaryvE
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Soul Barrel is a great little brewery right in the middle of wine country. Nick is from New Orleans but originally learnt to brew in California. It shows - his IPAs are as good as many made there. He is bringing US craft technique but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank julianvcoleman
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Craft brewers generally have a great passion for what they do, but Soul Barrel owner, Nick's passion clearly reflects in his beers. There are 4 different beers, plus some more available at times, and although all of them are excellent, their Cape Cone (Southern Lights...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dewald R
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Stumbled upon this place on a day trip from Cape Town and very glad we did. I am a homebrewer and craft beer enthusiast and I can vouch for the very high quality of the beers. My favorite was the Live Culture Cape Wild Ale,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank lipka17
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Tasty selection of fine ales to suit different palates. Freshly brewed and aged in wooden barrels for perfect taste.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mike K
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

This is a must for every beer drinker in SA and beyond. Clever nurturing of hops, local yeast, and barrel fermentation yields a unique and tasty beer. Served nicely chilled, a must do item. Bring along your growler for a take away pleasure!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Dale F
Reviewed 5 December 2017

New start up craft beer brewery with beer brewed by soulful and passionate guys. Wonderful beer and worth a visit. These guys know how to make a good craft beer. Love their labels.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank KurtV528
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Awesome vibe! Taste some delicious craft beer. Sit outside under the trees and get a good feel of the little gems that the Western Cape has to offer, such as Soul Barrel!

Date of experience: November 2017
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