Q: Why the name Toti Brewery?
A: I bought an existing brewery, named Toti Brewery – so the name was already set!
Q: How long have you/the brewery been making beer for?
A: I am still learning, but the previous owners had the brewery for over 5 years
Q: What got you into brewing?
A: I love good beer and I didn’t want to lose a great local brand of beer
Q: When you’re not brewing what are your hobbies?
A: Various sports
Q: What’s your favourite style of beer?
A: Too many to list one specific type, but if I have to choose I would say a porter, red IPA and a Kolsch
Q: If you could only have one of your brews for the rest of your life, what would it be and why? (I know it’s like picking a favourite child!)
Q: You are in a supermarket or bottle shop, in the Beer section of course, what would you buy? (your wonderful beer isn’t on sale unfortunately!)
A: Something new, preferably something, dark
Q: What new flavour combination would you love to try/what new hops would you like to work with?
A: I’m not at that stage yet. I want to get our recogniised beers back to market first
Q: What brewery you would like to collaborate with and why?
A: We collaborate with a few brewers currently, but not with any specific breweries yet.
Q: Any awards?
A: Toti Brewing Company had manged to achieve two award winning beers in it’s 5 year existence
- Gold Medal in 2017 at Rosetta Beer Festival for our Crazy Horse, Red IPA
- Bronze Medal in 2015 at Clarens Beer Festival for our Hopstrocity, IPA
Thanks for taking Toti Brewing Company! If I’m ever in South Africa, I’ll keep an eye out for your beer! For more information on the brewery check out the following;