Taking a sip of change

Protecting the Namibian Craft Beer Trade

Be a part of the Namibian Craft Beer Trade!

Camelthorn Brewing Company (CBC) highlighted its milestones recently and stated that the company has a promising business perspective albeit challenges it has faced.

Camelthorn Brewing Company has set up a “Protect the Craft Beer Fund”. This is an innovative tool for Camelthorn ambassadors to support the craft beer market and receive more beer for their buck.

The fund will be limited to 1000 participants and was launched with the aim of protecting the craft beer trade in Namibia.  It will encourage beer connoisseurs to become involved in an exciting local business venture that deserves to succeed. Participants will receive a certificate valid for one-year recognising their contributions and in addition will receive Camelthorn  beer at discounted prices .  The beer can be collected from participating distributors within the next 12 months. Packages vary between N$ 1000 – N$ 5000 and the member will receive discounts of between 10%-20% , depending on the package selected. Continue reading

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Beer: simple ingredients, great results!

Camelthorn ingredients

Jörg tells us more about Camelthorn's ingredients

Today we’d like to tell you a little more about what makes Camelthorn Brewing Company beers so special. It’s not only that we lovingly brew beers in the only independent brewery in Namibia, but also the special ingredients that we source from around the world to give them their special flavours.

Beer is made using malted barley, hops and water. These ingredients are standard, but a brews aroma, flavour and colour comes from the different varieties that one uses and so the options and possibilities are endless. Continue reading

More news from Sweden AND Finland

Weizen in Sweden

Henrik's Camelthorn Weizen out in the cold

We’ve had such wonderful contact with with Henrik in Sweden and there have been exciting developments up North. Not only is Camelthorn available in Sweden, but our beers are now also available in Finland.

Instead of rewriting what has gone between us, I wanted to show you the enthusiasm of our communication.

From: Henrik
Sent: 18 January 2012 11:02 AM
To: Jörg Finkeldey
Subject: More Camelthorn news from Sweden – and Finland!

Dear Jörg, Continue reading

December festivals – Beer & Bikes!

Durbanville Beer FEstival at Hillcrest Wine Estate 10 December

Join us in the hills!

December is an exciting time! Families come together, friends share and of course we all celebrate the beautiful summer! But things are going to be more exciting this month as Camelthorn Brewing Company will be involved in 2 festivals that will keep you smiling!

This coming weekend we have got the Durbanville Beer Festival (Saturday 10 December) and the following weekend we will be a part of the 1st Cape Town Bike Festival being held at the Cape Town Stadium.

DBF, held at Hillcrest Wine Estate in the Durbanville hills is a great event with some awesome music and if it is anything similar to last years we’re looking forward to an awesome day! The CTBF is another matter all together! Master of Dirt, Seether (as well as 11 other bands), Miss Biker SA, Harley’s, Scooters and of course the Craft Beer Village! (Read more – Cape Town Bike Fest Crashes)

Come and say hello at our stands – we’d love to satisfy you with some beautiful beer!