Sierra Brewery - Nairobi, Kenya
The Sierra Brewery is located next to the Panari Sky Hotel on Mombassa Road as you head out towards Jomo Kenyata International Airport. Sierra produces 3 beers that are commercially distributed: Blonde, Amber, and a new Porter. If you stop by the brewery, you can also try their Pale Ale. In the fall they produce an Octoberfest. The restaurant is reasonably priced and offers a good variety of selections from appetizers to full meals. Everything I've tried has been very good.
Head Brewer, Alan Murungi, is a graduate of the UC Davis Masters in Brewing Science Program. Before starting the brewery in Nairobi he helped to start a brewery and sushi bar in Bangkok.
The serving bar
A Blonde and a Pale Ale
Several large pieces of brewery equipment art adorn the walls
The massive front door
The Sierra brewery was built by NERB of Germany in 2004--2005 as a turnkey operation. The brewery is a state of the art computer controlled operation and everything is gleaming stainless steel . According to Alan Murungi, the head brewer, it only takes 4-5 people to run the entire brewery.
One of 2 mash tuns
Lots of fermenters
Scott and head brewer, Alan Murungi