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Dockside Brewery

4 Rogaly Street | Northend, Port Elizabeth 6065, South Africa
+27 83 273 7505
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Passionate, informative and a lot of fun

We popped in just to buy a few good beers but spent almost an hour with the passionate owner... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Pieter S
,
De Doorns, South Africa
Best craft beer experience in PE

After trying a couple of their beers, shop bought, my Dad and I decided to pop into the brewery to... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
PJCarson
,
Johannesburg, South Africa
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“craft beer” (5 reviews)
“micro brewery” (5 reviews)
“beer making” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
4 Rogaly Street | Northend, Port Elizabeth 6065, South Africa
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+27 83 273 7505
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We popped in just to buy a few good beers but spent almost an hour with the passionate owner, tasting various beers and being drawn into the experience by his knowledge of the craft and the taste and aroma of very good beer. We bought...More

Thank Pieter S
DocksideBrewery, Owner at Dockside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to visit! We glad to see that you had a great experience. Enjoy those beers!

Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

After trying a couple of their beers, shop bought, my Dad and I decided to pop into the brewery to taste some more. Carl, the owner, welcomed us in and we had a long chat over a few beers about the industry, beer in general...More

Thank PJCarson
DocksideBrewery, Owner at Dockside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Wow , thank you with words like that it can only make a person smile and be encouraged. So glad you enjoyed your visit and the Beer.

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Karl adds something special to every beer that he makes. This special ingredient is a personal touch. He adds it to his beers and to everyone he meets. We arrived at Dockside not expecting much and Karl greeted us with a hello from behind the...More

Thank ob1coney
DocksideBrewery, Owner at Dockside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words and visiting us! so glad that you enjoyed PE's hidden gem.

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Despite being technically closed to the public on the day I came by, the owner, Carl, made a special effort as I was from out of town. Spent two hours taking and tasting beer. Having just moved the brewery,his stock was limited but the brewing...More

Thank RobRaw01
DocksideBrewery, Owner at Dockside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

Was great having you there, thanks for understanding. We look forward to having you back when its complete and all the new beers are in stock.

Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stopped to visit Dockside Brewery on our trip through Port Elizabeth after safari at Kariega Game Reserve. In spite of being in the process of moving, and hosting an event the same day, Carl welcomed us for a tasting of their beers. Loved the...More

Thank C S
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We were on a business trip from Gauteng to Port Elizabeth, and extended the trip over the weekend, and wanted to do something different. We found the Dockside Brewery reviews on Tripadvisor and decided to see if we could visit. We really enjoyed the experience....More

Thank emcgee2016
DocksideBrewery, Owner at Dockside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2016

Thank you for the visit. It was lovely having you, sorry about the walk. But at least you got to see some more of PE and not many can say they have walked the steepest hill in PE, hope the rest of the trip was...More

Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

It was a great experience with Karl giving a personalized tour of his start up micro brewery. He gave us a sampling session of most of his popular labels and a wealth of information with it. A must do for beer drinkers lacking the knowledge...More

Thank SanjaySAS
DocksideBrewery, Owner at Dockside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2016

Thank you for stopping past and for the review. It was great having you visit, thanks for the wishes. All the best.

Reviewed 24 May 2016

My husband and I were very please to find a micro brew in Port Elizabeth. We were just bowled over by the welcome we received from the owner. We dropped in not sure what to expect. We were taken to a back room and given...More

Thank Yvonne W
DocksideBrewery, Owner at Dockside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2016

Thank you very much for your review, your kind words and inspiration. We are so glad you enjoyed and appreciated our set up. Stay tuned there will be more to come and hope you do get to make it back and see the changes. Glad...More

Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I found the dockside brewery through Trip Advisor and thought it would be a fun way to spend the morning in Port Elizabeth. Little did we know that this would turn in to a 2 hour tour and tasting that has been...More

Thank simonking1023
DocksideBrewery, Owner at Dockside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2016

We are so glad to hear that we are the highlight of your trip. It was awesome to meet you and have you visiting the Brewery taking time out of your short trip to PE. We look forward to showing you all the new and...More

Reviewed 3 May 2016

We found ourselves in Port Elizabeth with a few hours to kill and came across this place on Tripadvisor. We called to see if it would be ok to stop by for a tasting, and what followed was several of the most engaging hours spent...More

Thank Alissa R
DocksideBrewery, Owner at Dockside Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2016

Thanks, we so enjoyed having you. Hope that the rest of your trip in SA was amazing and the dinner choice I made for you was a good one. Thanks for taking the time to visit and your review. All the best.

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