Tanzania’s first craft beer maker (The East African)



Originally published at The East African on 15th November 2019.


Tanzanian Chintu Patel is a communications and technology expert turned beer-maker.

In 2016 he gave up a well-paying corporate job of 12 years and plunged into the unknown world of craft beer production.


“Life seemed pretty static, there was little excitement and zero enthusiasm. I began seeking for something more challenging and fun, and decided to reinvent myself by creating Crafty Dee’s,” said Chintu.


Crafty Dee’s Brewing Company in Dar es Salaam is the first small-scale brewery producing mostly ales and Pilsner which are served on draught at select locations.

Read full article at The East African here.


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