November 2017

Cape Town Festival of Beer delighted to partner with Electrical Industries

Electrical Industries to sponsor the Cape Town Festival of Beer Brewers Braai

The Cape Town Festival of Beer is delighted to announce that Electrical Industries will partner with The Festival.
Electrical Industries will contribute sponsorship to the Brewers Braai which takes places on the 30th of November. The Brewers Braai serves as a pre-Festival celebration for all the Brewers attending as well as an opportunity for the media to meet the respective brew artists.

Electrical Industries will also sponsor the Best Lager award at the Cape Town Festival of Beer awards official ceremony on Saturday.
The awards will be judged by a panel certified by the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP), an internationally recognised program. The judging panel will be a combination of beer experts, beer enthusiasts and home brewers.

Electrical Industries specialises in the importation and distribution of commercial refrigeration equipment and domestic appliances. They are a fourth generation family-owned business and pride themselves on their personal touch and quality service guaranteed to each and every customer, from the largest restaurant chains to household clients.

Come jam at the Cape Town Festival of Beer!

Rock, reggae, house and fusion will all be featured at the Cape Town Festival of Beer

The Cape Town Festival of Beer, taking place from December 1-3 at Hamilton’s Rugby Club, has everything you need this summer with beer, sun, and food trucks and this year will also feature some of the best bands Cape Town has to offer!

The crowd can look forward to a sensational weekend of musical talent with DJ Ready D, Me & Mr Green, The Rivertones, DJ Ashton Ables and Los Tacos all excited to celebrate the weekend of beer appreciation.

Jero Delos of South African and Columbian fusion band, Los Tacos, is ecstatic the band can weave their energetic flow with the great vibes at the festival.

We are always excited to play at the Cape Town Festival of Beer and to be part of such a great collaboration of local and international beer! A journey full of taste, aromas and flavours.

“We will bring contagious rhythms that is the signature of Los tacos, an Afro-Latin cocktail that will awaken the festivalgoers with its energy and vibes. Los Tacos is about culture, sound, familia, good energy and dance. It’s a perfect match with a good beer! Los Tacos and beer can’t go wrong together.”

From reggae, to rock, to DJs or some international fusion, the Cape Town Festival of Beer has something to delight everyone’s ears.

Beer lovers and partygoers alike, can purchase their Cape Town Festival of Beer tickets at Webtickets.

Variety on the menu at Cape Town Festival of Beer 2017

Cape Town Festival of Beer to feature a smorgasbord of culinary options

The Cape Town Festival of Beer, which takes place from December 1-3 at Hamilton’s Rugby Club, will feature the largest variety of beers in the southern hemisphere but will also harbour a delectable bevy of food options.

The Cape Town Festival of Beer crowd can match their IPAs with their burgers, or their pizzas with their amber ales, as an array of international cuisines including Mexican, Japanese, Italian, American, German and of course, biltong will be provided by the expert chefs and cooks from their food trucks.

The confirmed entrée artists at the festival will be Dos Chido, Finest Sausage, Hudsons, Kitchen Cowboys, Love Pizza, Manga, Southern Smoke, Las Paletas Ice Cream, Truck Norris and Wicked Waffles.

Craig Glutz, from Southern Smoke, believes that some Southern inspired cuisine goes perfectly with a good beer.

“We are looking forward to being part of the Cape Town Festival of Beer for the second year! The festivalgoers should be really excited for drinking beer and eating our pulled pork buns or BBQ wings.”

Paul Morton, from Dos Chido, explained that their love of using beer to make their Mexican-inspired delicacies and the vibe of the festival makes it such an awesome occasion for them.

“The Cape Town Festival of Beer is an amazing event! It’s on our calendar as one of the few events we really look forward to doing again. Well organised, great bunch of people organising it and above all a fantastic selection of beers. We’ve tried cooking with a lot of them: stouts, lagers, IPAs - we’ve even cooked our pork in tequila before and as you can imagine it was epic!”

Beer lovers and foodies alike, can purchase their Cape Town Festival of Beer tickets at Webtickets.

Firestone Kombi Karaoke brings the heat at Cape Town Festival of Beer

The Firestone Kombi Karaoke will make its maiden visit to the Western Cape at the Cape Town Festival of Beer in December.

The Cape Town Festival of Beer is delighted to announce that Firestone will be bringing the Firestone Karaoke Kombi experience to the festival which takes place from December 1-3 at Hamilton’s Rugby Club.

Whilst sipping on some of the finest beers in the Southern Hemisphere, Firestone invites festivalgoers to take quick a break from hops and let their inner Karaoke spirits shine.

The Firestone Karaoke Kombi experience consists of two kombis. One old school fully restored 1972 Volkswagen Brasília Kombi, loaded with speakers, microphones, a TV-prompter and thousands of ‘old school’ songs. The other, a brand-new 2017 VW Kombi, hosting a large catalogue of new school songs. With over 30 000 songs to choose from, there’s a track for everyone.

At the Firestone stand, guests will choose their song, jump into their Kombi and sing their hearts out. Outside, a team of engineers will mix and record their performance, upload the clip and share a link with the guests shortly after they have finished their performance. This is free and available to all festival participants. Watch out for the amazing Firestone merchandise, available to participants who show true Firestone spirit.

Firestone can’t wait to hear the CTFOB attendees’ singing voices and are ecstatic about being represented at the festival according to Bridgestone Brand and Channel Manager for South Africa Patrick Leslie, “We are extremely excited to be taking the Firestone Kombi Karaoke experience, #FirestoneKK, to Cape Town for the CTFOB. Just look out for our two bright red Karaoke Kombis at the Festival, one old school Kombi and one new school Kombi.

“The Firestone Kombi Karaoke experience is available, free of charge, to everyone at the festival. For memories and evidence of your talents, all participants will receive a video of their Firestone Kombi Karaoke experience directly at the Firestone stand. It does not matter if you are old school or new school come and join us!”

Beer lovers and karaoke superstars alike, can purchase their Cape Town Festival of Beer tickets at Webtickets

MCC and CTFOB announce partnership

Multi-Color Corporation to sponsor the Cape Town Festival of Beer awards

The Cape Town Festival of Beer is delighted to announce Multi-Color Corporation as the official sponsor of the Cape Town Festival of Beer awards that will be judged and awarded at this year’s festival from 1-3 December, 2017.

The Festival is the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere with more than 60 breweries offering over 200 beers and ciders which make the awards one of the most competitive beer awards in Africa and even the hemisphere. Brewers in attendance will all be vying for the top honours in seven categories: Best Lager, Best Hoppy Beer, Best Beer on Show, Best Dark Beer, Best Specialty Beer, Best Wheat Beer and Best Cider.

Multi-Color Corporation’s Non-Wine New Business Development Manager, Warren Blair, expressed his appreciation for the value of The Festival as well as the local beer market, “Multi-Color Corporation is proud to be the primary sponsor of the Cape Town Festival of Beer Awards. Our association with these prestigious awards underscores our commitment to the South African craft beer industry that we serve so closely.”

Cape Town Festival of Beer co-founder and spokesperson Martin Tucker, explained that with Multi-Color Corporation’s help, the Cape Town Festival of Beer Awards can raise the already high standards of the local-beer market.

“We are proud to be associated with a company like Multi-Color Corporation who excel at what they do in another beverage-orientated industry,” said Tucker. “If we can improve the standards in our industry, using these awards and judging standards, then the whole industry will be taking that next step forward. The consumer will know to look for the beautifully printed Multi-Color Corporation labels, on award-winning beers and ciders with the awards stickers being a vote of confidence and a mark of quality.”

The awards will be judged by an official panel of Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) certified judges.

Beer lovers and connoisseurs alike, can purchase their Cape Town Festival of Beer tickets at Webtickets

More information on MCC

A true global label solution provider, MCC is one of the largest label companies in the world in the following market segments: Home & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Specialty, Consumer Durables, and Wine & Spirits. Multi-Color Corporation services these markets around the world with business interests in the North American, Latin American, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Asia Pacific regions.