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OUR story


Starts with two brothers...

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OUR story


Starts with two brothers...


FOR A QUART OF ALE IS A MEAL FOR A KING.

William shakespeare


Our story starts with two brothers who are proudly passionate about carefully brewed craft beer. Our willingness and need to bring a great craft lager to South Africans pushed us to create something we believe embodies everything we feel is important about craft beer!

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"We believe that the recipe of life is sometimes simple, it takes a lot of hard work, some good friends and an ice cold draught brewed with pure enjoyment in mind."

We believe at Aces we have achieved this and we hope that through our products you can feel the heart and soul that we put into creating them everyday! We hope that we can share a cold beer with each of you because we truly believe that is what the business of beer is about! We hope you enjoy Aces wherever in this great country you may be, whatever the circumstance and whoever the company,
we raise our glasses to you from our home, Cheers!
 
Dyl & Lliam

Our beers


Our beers


 

Aces Lager is brewed with ..

AROMA: Low levels of maltiness with a hint of citrus hop undertones from late hopping with J17 variety.

APPEARANCE: Pale golden in colour and crystal clear from the filtration process, white frothy head which lingers.

FLAVOUR: Well balanced flavours between maltiness and bitterness, without one overpowering the other. Medium hop bitterness which doesn’t linger with slight hop flavours, giving a crisp and clean lager

MOUTHFEELMedium-Light in body with just enough carbonation

OVERALL IMPRESSION:  Easy-drinking and refreshing, clean and light

INGREDIENTS:  100% malt with South African 2-row and imported caramel malt used. Southern Promise used for bittering and J17 used as an aroma hop 

 

KRISTALL WEISS

 

AROMA:  Light sweet malty aroma, low to moderate fruitiness, low hop aroma.

APPEARANCE: Rich gold colour. Clear to brilliant, Medium white head with fair to good retention.

FLAVOUR: Initial soft malty sweetness, with some light character malt flavor. Light to moderate hop flavor as well as medium to low bitterness, balance leaning towards the malty flavors. Finishes medium-dry to somewhat sweet.

MOUTHFEEL:  Medium-light body. Medium to high carbonation. Smooth without harsh bitterness or astringency.

OVERALL IMPRESSION:  Easy-drinking, approachable, malt oriented American craft beer.

INGREDIENTS:  All Malt brew, any hop variety can be used. Lightly fruity English yeast is used. Honey and spices added.

 

BARE NAKED BLONDE

 

AROMA: A light to moderate wheat aroma (Perceived as bready or grainy) may be present but no other malt characteristics. No diacetyl or DMS.

APPEARANCE: Pale Straw to very dark gold in colour with a very thick, mousy, long lasting white head. Since this is a Kristal Weiss based on the Bavarian wheat beer, it should be crystal clear but can often have a slight protein haze.

FLAVOUR: Low to moderate strong banana and clove flavor. Reasonably balanced and fairly prominent. The soft, somewhat bready or grainy flavor of wheat is typical of a Bavarian Weizen.  Hop flavor is very low to none, and hop bitterness is low. A Tart, citrusy character from yeast and high carbonation is often present. Well rounded, flavorful palate with a relatively dry finish.

MOUTHFEEL:  Medium body. The texture of wheat imparts the sensation of fluffy, creamy fullness that may progress to a light, spritzy finish aided by high carbonation. Always effervescent.

OVERALL IMPRESSION:  A pale, Spicy, fruity, refreshing wheat based ale.

INGREDIENTS:  50% of the grist is malted wheat with some caramel and pilsner malt. A special weizen ale yeast is used to produce the typical clove and fruity characters and a small amount of noble hops are used for bitterness.

 

IRISH RED

 

AROMA:  Low to moderate malt aroma, caramel like but occasionally toasty or toffee like in nature. Hop aroma is low to none.

APPEARANCE: Amber to deep reddish copper colour, Clear. Off-white to tan colored head.

FLAVOUR: Moderate caramel malt flavor and sweetness. Finishes with a light taste of roasted grain, which lends dryness to the finish. Medium to low hop bitterness. Clean and smooth.

MOUTHFEEL:  Medium body, moderate carbonation, smooth, well attenuated.

OVERALL IMPRESSION:  An easy drinking pint, malt focused with an initial sweetness and a roasted malty dryness in the finish.

INGREDIENTS:  Brewed with roasted amber and black malt to provide the reddish color and the dry roasted finish. Kent hops, Ale yeast.

 

 

INDIA PALE ALE

 

AROMA: A citrus aroma mixed with tropical fruits and floral with hints of earth and grass.

APPEARANCE: A medium golden touch.

FLAVOUR: Expect huge tropical and citrus fruit flavour with prominent bitterness from start to finish.

MOUTHFEEL: Medium bodied.

OVERALL IMPRESSION: A true American style Indian Pale Ale for the serious hophead.

INGREDIENTS: Water, malted barley, hops and yeast, providing a golden appearance that is warm and sunny.

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Where to find us


Where to find us


Our beer can be found in over 100 outlets and bottle stores in Gauteng and Cape Town. Should you wish to find out about specific locations, please contact us.