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.

Tap Room Tastings
& Restaurant

Visit the home of South Africa’s Original Craft Beer:

Monday to Saturday:

Our Tap Room is open 6 days a week for tastings.

11am to 9pm


Burger Special: Buy one get one free burgers all day.

11am to 9pm


Beer O’ Clock: Half price pints from 5pm to 8pm.

5pm to 8pm

Tap Room closed on Sundays. Keep an eye open on our Facebook page for planned calendar events, Saturday Live Music and Game Day big screen viewing.

Please note that there will be no more Brewery Tours available.

Get In Touch

Get in touch

Mitchells Brewing (Pty) Ltd.

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

Office: 044 382 4685

Tap Room: 044 382 0363

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