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Cape Town Festival of Beer to overflow with flavour this December

09 October 2017

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The Cape Town Festival of Beer returns for an eighth year, from 1-3 December 2017, with early bird tickets already on sale.

The Cape Town Festival of Beer is the largest beer festival in the Southern Hemisphere in terms of commercially available beers on offer. Now in its eighth year, the three-day festival offers the best in beer, cider, food and entertainment with more than 60 brewers and 200 beers on offer.  From lagers to ales, stouts to ciders and beer inventions such as hop shots, there’s something for everyone.

The festival will return to Hamilton’s Rugby Club, once again showcasing the best in food, beer and live entertainment, as it continues to cement its spot on the South African and even international beer calendar.

While many of the now established brewers will return, there will be several brewers attending the festival for the first time. Everyone from the casual beer drinker to the beer sommelier will have the opportunity to sip on beers they’ve never tasted, styles they’ve never tried and to see how brewers are pushing the boundaries of beer more than ever.

CTFOB also has an established relationship with Uber, allowing attendees to travel to and from the event using a reduced rate. 

This year there will be a unique feel to each of the three days of the festival, from the ideal year-end function or post-work drinks event on Friday, to a day of sports and entertainment on Saturday, and finally a day focused on the whole family, on Sunday.

Friday 1 December
This year companies are encouraged to book their year-end functions at CTFOB. Enjoy the best in beer and food on Friday night after a final week of work. Companies can secure their own space on the night, including a dedicated space, a host, food and beer vouchers, as well as an opportunity to brand their area. Head to Webtickets to book a corporate hospitality package. Limited spots are available.

Saturday 2 December
CTFOB offers the Saturday revelers the ultimate day (and night) out with the very best in beer, live music and entertainment, with a variety of artisan food trucks to really treat the taste buds. Special VIP packages are available for festivalgoers on the Saturday, offering beer and food vouchers, a reserved table and dedicated host. Contact bookings@capetownfestivalofbeer.co.za to secure a VIP package.

Sunday 3 December
CTFOB offers Cape Town families a Sunday session jam-packed with family entertainment including fun for the children, artisan food trucks and beer or cider for mom and dad.

Tickets are available at Webtickets.
Friday:  R60 – R6400. Corporate table for eight starts at R4 000, but the bigger the group, the bigger the discount.
Saturday:  R150
Sunday: R100

For more info on CTFOB

Visit: www.capetownfestivalofbeer.co.za
Facebook: www.facebook.com/CTFOB
Twitter: @FestOfBeer
Instagram: @festofbeer