Mitchell's Brewery

The craft beer that started craft beer

Since 1983, we have been brewing small quantities of craft beer in Knysna, using only natural ingredients; water, barley and locally sourced hops.
Making us the original South African craft beer. Perfected over time, our range of beers are full bodied, refreshing and tasting better than ever.

Our Beers

Forester's Lager
Bosun's Pale Ale
Milk & Honey Ale
90 Shilling Ale
Old Wobbly Strong Lager
Raven Stout

Mitchell’s craft beers are available nationally at Pick ‘n Pay, Makro, Ultra Liquors, Prestons, Norman Goodfellows and selected TOPS at SPAR, as well as Checkers LiquorShop in the Southern and Western Cape. Mitchell's is available on tap at selected bars and restaurants in the Southern Cape, Western Cape and Gauteng.

News & Events

To find out the latest news of what’s happening at the brewery and what events are coming up, please visit our Facebook page for all the details.

Taproom Tastings,
Tours & Restaurant

Visit the home of South Africa’s Original Craft Beer for an extensive tour through the brewery and see how our beers are perfected.

Tuesday and Wednesday:

11am to 5pm

Tap Room restaurant and Gift Shop open for goodies, tastings and light meals.

12:30pm and 14:30pm

Brewery Tours - bookings essential.


Thursday to Saturday:

11am until late

Wider range menu.
Don’t miss our Thursday Burger Bash.

12:30pm and 14:30pm

Brewery Tours - bookings essential.

Taproom closed on Sundays and Mondays. Keep an eye open on our website for planned calendar events, Saturday Live Music and Game Day big screen viewing.

Book a brewery tour

Get In Touch

Get in touch

Mitchells Brewing (Pty) Ltd.

10 New Street, Knysna.
P.O Box 1220, Knysna, 6570.

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