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I enjoy brewing and the challenges involved. I am self taught and rather good with my sweet beers.

I am South-African and want to know how to go legal and if it is worth the costs and challenges invloved.

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    I have absolutely no relevant knowledge for you, but I wish you luck! – Sloloem Sep 18 '15 at 14:26
  • You need a liquor license to sell alcohol though. – Neil Meyer Oct 18 '15 at 17:04
  • Please remember to mark an answer, or comment if you feel you need more information. – Atron Seige Nov 25 '15 at 6:47
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As a South African homebrewer I can happily report that it is legal to brew in South Africa. We have no legal limitation on what/how much we may brew. The only rule is: DO NOT SELL!

There are a few homebrew shops around, Beerguevera, brewmart, black kilt, etc. Google should help you find a good one close by.

Ask your questions on homebrew.stackexchange.com

For a active SA Brewing forum: wortsandall.co.za

There is a home brew club in most provinces. On wortandall you can find one close to you.

Better get brewing fast! The Nationals are starting soon! :D

Happy Brewing!

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It is legal to home brew beers in unlimited quantities for personal use only. You may not for sell it without the required required permits or licenses. Registration as a "manufacturer not for commercial use" at the South African Revenue Service (SARS) is required to produce wine at home.

Happy brewing from a fellow home brewer in Cape Town

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