Poison City Chronicle

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From glimpses into the heart of Poison City to tales of intrepid people defying conformity, Poison City Chronicle always promises a unique perspective on life.

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Brothers in Good Taste

Iconic fashion brand, Holmes Bros, is flat out, uniquely Durban – their Afrocentric surfer style captures the spirit of Poison City to a tee. So who better to produce Poison City Brewing merchandise than a brand that loves and lives Durban as much as we do?

Cannabis beer wins award as one of South Africa’s best beers

Durban Poison Cannabis Lager takes home a silver medal at the South African National Beer Trophy 2019.

City Press – A winter warmer straight outta Durbs

Whaaat? Has Durban curry, that ever-changing, developing dish, beloved across the nation, finally gone too far? Chill, this is not a curry you can smoke or one […]

PRØHBTD – South Africa’s New Cannabis-Based Brewers

The year 2018 was monumental for cannabis legalization. Canada legalized recreational use on a national level. California opened the world’s largest legal market. Michigan became the […]

Holy Water

By Samora Chapman   I have this old plank that I’ve become very fond of. It’s a 9ft longboard, rough around the edges, heavy, ugly as […]

Poison City TV: Holmes Brothers

In this final episode of our 6-part series, we pay homage to the iconic Holmes Brothers. These two are as true to Durban as Poison City Brewing. And who better to produce the merchandise that speaks to a Durban state of mind than the guys living it.

Enterprise Africa – Poison City flying high

Enterprise Africa finds us very enterprising.

A Poison City State of Mind

As we roll into 2019, our final Vega Collab Session is a collaborative one. This post is the love child of a collective Durban State of […]

Poison City TV: I n Dee

This fifth episode of our 6-part series is a tribute to our Durban Poison ambassadors, I n Dee – a futurist hip-hop duo made from the Poison City.

Independent Media Online – Cannabis products are flying high

Cannabis-flavoured products have been soaring in popularity ever since the Constitutional Court ruled that dagga is now legal for private use in September last year. From cannabis […]

Inside Edition – South African beer company brews with hemp instead of hops

A new kind of beer is brewing in South Africa that will include cannabis after lawmakers there recently decriminalised it. Poison City Brewing makes five different types of […]

Poison City TV: Twiggy Baker

This fourth episode of our 6-part series is a tribute to our proudly Poison City Brewing ambassador, Twiggy Baker – a Durban born and bred, 3 times World Champion big wave surfer.

Poison City TV: The Beer

In this third episode of our 6-part series Graeme and Andre discuss how together they’ve made exceptional beer – beer that never compromises on taste or quality, and beer that plays tribute to the soul of Durban.

Poison City TV: Durban Poison

In this second episode of our 6-part series we look at the passion that sparked South Africa’s first cannabis lager, Durban Poison Cannabis Lager.

Business Day – Distell to distribute Cannabis Lager for Poison City Brewing

JSE-listed beverages group Distell has agreed to distribute and market a cannabis-infused beer backed by RCL Foods CEO Miles Dally and Spar CEO Graham O’Connor. Distell, the […]

Poison City TV: The Story

In this first episode of our 6-part series, PCB founders Graeme Bird and Andre Schubert discuss the beginnings of Poison City Brewing and how its exceptional beers came to be Durban born and bred.

Glimpses of Poison City

In this week’s Vega Collab Session, cool Vega creative, Jean Claude, take us on a photographic tour of his hometown. Nostalgic, gritty and unexpected – this is the real Poison City

The Rep – Meet the man behind SA’s first cannabis beer called Durban Poison

Poison City Brewing, a Durban-based beer company, has created its own cannabis beer called Durban Poison Cannabis Lager. Durban Poison Cannabis Lager, named after a popular […]

Yolisha Umswenko

In this week’s Vega Collab Session, Yolisha Motha gives us a taste of how she lives her poison. From Umswenko to Aboghata, yolisha, and Durbs, keeps it real.

It’s a new day to find your poison

Today’s post by rising creative star, Sibonile Shange, takes you on a train ride that gives you a refreshing perspective on the city.

The Vega Collab

Do Durbanites really live their poison? Is Durban the ugly sister? Does it give a fu*k that it is?

Punking Out In Poison City

by Craig Jarvis. Remembering when it was surf all day, rage all night. School finally came to a finish, and we headed out into the wide […]

Who knew you could get an award for showing people the finger?

Our kiff Poison City Brewing bottle label designs won big at the inaugural Beer Label Design Awards in the Mother City. The inaugural Beer Label Design […]

Poison City Looking In

by Craig Jarvis. Chris Frolich @ Snake Park Pier Growing up as a surfer in Cape Town, Durban was always such an anomaly, a glitch in […]

Buy buy buy buy good bye

Give me more things A jolly x-mas shopping guide by Samora Chapman We’re surrounded by things – big things, little things, shiny things, fluffy things. Do […]

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