Learn to brew in the comfort of someone else’s brewery

You have been brewing at home for a while now and it is time to get a bit more serious. 

School of Hops at the Longbeach Brewery is now offering homebrew facilities and courses to you.

Learn to brew in a working brewery.  Brew your own or join a band of like minded brewers to make a tried and tested recipe, using professional equipment.

Dedicated to the art of brewing & beer

School of Hops holds Beer Brewing Courses aimed at both amateur and professional brewers. From people wishing to have a go at all grain beer brewing for the first time to specialist Brewing Courses aimed at those in the microbrewery industry.   A warm welcome awaits making our courses interactive, engaging and informative.

Beer Brewing can be a great hobby as well as a business

Brewing is a great hobby and can make a good business too.  You never stop learning.  If you are already brewing using all grain but want to take your brewing knowledge to the next level have a look at our Advanced Brewing Skills Courses.

Let our expert brewing tutors inspire you to make beer, brew better beer and even make beer your business by setting up your own microbrewery. All this happens in the scenic Nordhoek Valley in a functioning craft brewery.

The Longbeach Brewery has been operating in Nordhoek, Cape Town, since 2013 and has recently been renovated to be able to brew from 50 liter full grain mash brews to 200 liter brews.  Goto the shop or send an email to charlie@schoolofhops.co.za for more info.