OUR MASTER BREWER: Danie
Danie Odendaal holds a MSc in Biochemistry as well as being a qualified Master Brewer with a M.Brew from IBD. Danie started brewing commercially in 1999 for SAB. He held various production positions including Brewmaster at 2 SAB breweries in SA. He was also a consultant in NPD and brewing process optimisation for various SABMILLER breweries in Africa. Danie has been actively involved with the craft industry in one way or another since 2004 when he completed his BJCP based in the USA. He is also an active member of the home brewing community. Danie is passionate about beer but also the technical side of beer…Danie is currently our Master brewer & Consultant, maintaining our strict quality requirements and helping us optimising our process for optimum beer brewing and ultimately guaranteeing our beer taste.
OUR BREWER & BREWERY MANAGER: Michael
Born in Odendaalsrus, Freestate, & bred in Johannesburg, Michael Biljon joined the Brewhogs team in March 2020 as Brewer and Brewery Manager. This proud South African has 9 years of brewing and production management experience at Gilroy's Brewery, as well as experience in music production and sound engineering.
He is passionate about designing and creating things, whether they be new recipes, machines, or even a beautiful piece of furniture.
His future plans are to deepen his brewing knowledge and experience by pursuing a brewing diploma (IBD), all the while crafting some truly exceptional beers and making lifelong friends along the way.