Rochelle Dunlop

Brewery Name: Afro Caribbean


Location: Western Cape

What is your current position at your brewery, and how did you get started in the craft brewing industry?

Head brewer- started off waitressing and spending off days in the brewery.

Has Covid-19 and the lockdown had an impact on your brewery? If so, what impact and how have you responded?

Yes, for sure. We have had to ramp up our online store and push sales that way.

What’s new at your brewery?

IPA’s. We love our IPA’s, so are always brewing something new and exciting.

What’s the best part of being a part of the South African craft brewing community?

The camaraderie and sense of humour amongst the brewers and people in the industry.

Name your favourite food and beer pairing.

Chilli foods and IPA’s are the best.

What’s your favourite beer from another brewery?

Giant IPA from Aegir Project.

What do you like to do in your time away from the brewery?

I love to go hiking on nearby trails on Table Mountain.

What’s the most memorable travel destination at which you’ve had a chance to sample the local beer?

Mauritius was amazing with the warm climate and the ice cold beers. There are also some great craft breweries on the island.