The New CBC Cycling Kit | Now available!
November 8, 2016

CALLING ALL CYCLISTS!

The NEW CBC Cycling kit is now available ONLINE!
Go to the Kalas webstore > http://myshop.kalas.cz/capebrewingco
Login with the password: cbc2013

Enjoy the cycling shopping!

HOW TO ORDER YOUR OWN CAPE BREWING CO. CYCLING KIT

  • Read all the instructions! Your Password to access the webstore is:  cbc2013
  • Go and check out the design!  You can do this by either clicking here http://myshop.kalas.cz/capebrewingco and then opening  the “Design “   block on the landing page.
  • Have a look at the items available!
  • When you select an item, you will be able to get more information on the item and see the price. We have negotiated a Cape Brewing Co. Special and you will be paying the ZAR shown price, not the Euro Price.
  • The images you see of the items available are only to show the style and cut of the item – the design will be the Cape Brewing Co. design as is shown on the design link – this is found on the landing page of the webstore.
  • Select your items and fill your basket. Proceed to checkout and complete your transaction by providing all the details required.
  • Make sure your e-mail address details are absolutely correct!  (Delivery to Company means that all the items come to us, and then we courier them to you).
  • You don’t pay now! Your order will generate a confirmation and a reference number. You will then receive an invoice with payment details and a request for your delivery details.
  • Please double check your order on your invoice, as changes cannot be accommodated after the Web store has closed. Payment of your invoice acknowledges that you have checked, and are satisfied with, your order as shown on the invoice, and have provided the correct delivery details.
  • Once you have paid and forwarded Proof of purchase, your part is complete.
  • All orders will be processed after the Webstore has closed. Please allow +/- 6 weeks from then for delivery.
  • Orders of which PROOF of payment has not been received on closure of the web store will not be processed.
  • If you miss out on this round, don’t worry – we will run the webstore again almost immediately – this is simply so that we can process the orders quickly and cut down on waiting time.

screen-shot-2016-11-08-at-11-36-17-am

Absa Cape Epic 2017 update!
March 22, 2017

Prologue: Meerendal CBC’s Jennie Stenerhag & Esther Süss got their 2017 Absa Cape Epic campaign off to a solid start with a second place finish on the Prologue, which took place on the trail of Meerendal Wine Estate on Sunday morning. They finished just 39 seconds behind the stage winning duo of Robyn de Groot and Sabine Spitz of Team Ascendis Health.

Cornelia Hug and Heilke Elferink, riding as Meerendal CBC 2, couldn’t match the pace of the team leaders as they struggled in the heat and dust, of the Durbanville Hills, finishing seventh on the stage. Barti Bucher and Heinz Zoerweg meanwhile got their Absa Cape Epic campaign off to the best possible start by winning the Prologue in the Grand Masters Category for Meerendal CBC 3.

Stage 1: Stage 1 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic couldn’t have turned out better for Meerendal CBC if we’d scripted it, as Jennie Stenerhag & Esther Suss raced to stage victory in a time of 5 hours, 10 minutes and 4.2 seconds. They led from the outset today, on the 101km long stage around the trails of Hermanus, with Jennie driving the pace in as they neared the Hansgrohe queen of the mountain hotspot. She was first across the top of the climb, with Esther following close behind. Rather than sitting up and waiting for the other women’s teams to rejoin them at the front of the race the Meerendal CBC women pushed on and stretched their lead throughout the stage.

There was drama behind them when Sabine Spitz of Ascendis Health first suffered a mechanical and then crashed, leaving her with a cut above her eye which needed stitches. The Hansgrohe Cadence OMX Pro team of Annie Last & Mariske Strauss were second on the trails for much of the day, but after water point 3, Sabine & Robyn de Groot managed to catch and pass the OMX pairing; but couldn’t limit their time losses to Jennie and Esther who were flying.

The result puts Meerendal CBC in the orange women’s category leaders’ jerseys for Stage 2 from Hermanus to Greyton.

The Meerendal CBC 2 team of Hielke Elferink & Cornelia Hug had a better stage today too, finishing fifth on the stage and moving up to sixth place overall. In the Grand Masters’ category Barti Bucher and Heinz Zoerweg of Meerendal CBC 3 claimed another stage victory, further cementing their hold on the purple category leaders’ jerseys to a significant 16 minutes and 7 seconds over the ABSA Bus Boys team of Greg Anderson & Deon Kruger.

Stage 2: Stage 2 of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic had all the elements to be an even tougher stage than the day before, during which the sweltering conditions left many riders needing medical attention. The daunting 102km route was set to include 2 350m of altitude gain in a predicted 35 degrees Celsius. But after consultation with the race doctors, the route was shortened to 62km, with 1 500m of climbing.

For the elite riders, the shortened distance would mean a fast and furious pace so it would by no means be an easier day in the saddle. Leading the Hansgrohe Women’s Category Jennie Stenerhag & Esther Süss could afford to shadow the second placed pairing of Sabine Spitz & Robyn de Groot, of Ascendis Health. The shortened route had another drawback for Stenerhag & Süss, they couldn’t see the finish line as they normally would be able to. So in the final kilometre, when the race crossed under the N2 Süss knew the finish must be nearby. So she attacked on what transpired to be the final climb, distancing Spitz slightly – tough Stenerhag and de Groot followed her wheel. The gap, to Spitz though only a few bike lengths was enough to slingshot the Meerendal CBC team down the final descent and into the finishing straight with an advantage for the sprint finish. Süss crossed the finish line first – followed by de Groot, Stenerghag and then a few seconds later Spitz – handing the Meerendal CBC women their second stage win of the 2017 Absa Cape Epic and adding 6 seconds to their overall lead.

The day was less successful for the Meerendal CBC 2 team of Hielke Elferink & Cornelia Hug. Elferink had said before the stage that they had felt very strong during Stage 1, but that she had started to get goose bumps in the final hour; a sure sign of heat stroke. She then struggled to sleep on Monday night due to the heat and humidity in the race village, so the short and high paced stage did her no favours today. The Meerendal CBC 2 women finished 17 minutes and 59.6 seconds behind their stage winning teammates.

In the Grand Masters Category Barti Bucher and Heinz Zoerweg, of Meerendal CBC 3 extended their general classification lead with another superb stage victory, while in the Mixed category Heinz Posch and Nina Brenn of Meerendal CBC 4 were fifth.

?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? ??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????Photos: Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS

 

CBC Teams at Cape Pioneer Trek!
October 18, 2016

Routing hard for our three CBC Teams at Cape Pioneer Trek this week! Here’s a few photo highlights to date!
Follow the action here > https://www.facebook.com/CapePioneerTrek/?fref=ts
Photos by Oakpics & Zoon Cronje via Cape Pioneer Trek

1910176_1233655803342526_8844652689670396905_n 14639592_1233655523342554_2668908272870070254_n 14716156_1233654560009317_7152286697927183703_n 14713549_1234409376600502_5410842779252777762_n 14671216_1234409389933834_3244680583698542370_n 14642393_1234414963266610_7519368716015420883_n 14563573_1234415296599910_2460236662224559427_n 14713771_1234419099932863_6998117344331806964_n 14717281_1234419593266147_8755181752778092840_n 14720459_1234419846599455_461496362469861061_n 14717304_1234420353266071_8825524827890667390_n 14716248_1234420413266065_7687897376490647388_n 14670892_1234420773266029_5081872140939900075_n 14725472_1234425243265582_6149806277841757166_n 14690896_1234426343265472_6917502648475899720_n 14732194_1234426639932109_5626230653903621682_n 14632835_1234427156598724_1567029897145327508_n 14642095_1234427533265353_7200307441177169108_n 14713805_1234821666559273_7576154470719330848_n 14590507_1234820979892675_8602106444920870535_n 14671180_1234722909902482_4843953526689970988_n 14708205_1234720359902737_1597825838642580246_n

CBC & Devil’s Peak Collaborate!
October 3, 2016

WATCH THIS SPACE! An awesome collaboration between Cape Brewing Co. & Devil’s Peak Brewing Co!

We are busy with our first batch of a Steam beer at Tuk Tuk Microbrewery in Franschhoek. Making great beer between Wolfgang & JC!

#Cheers #Lovethecraft #Capebrewingco #Devilspeakbrewery #colab #Steambeer

14492584_1518838048143173_4565389085632866451_n

Zwakala brewers!
October 3, 2016

These cool guys from Limpopo visited the brewery! Congrats on your American Style Lager on winning Gold!

When I tasted their Lager in front of the whole bunch of Zwakala brewers I said : “The best Weissbeer I ever had ;)  ” – Wolfgang Koedel

We had a great time!

img_8903

Our CBC App Photo Competition R20 000 Winner!
September 13, 2016

Congratulations to Hayley-dee Hazell on snapping THE BEST photo on the CBC Love The Journey App! She walks away with R20 000 in cash!

What an awesome story! Father & Daughter who brew together took her mother on a surprise bday to go skydiving! Her brother snapped this awesome photo with the tandem instructor’s GoPro and she uploaded it on the CBC App straight after this awesome experience! A family effort indeed! Well done and we hope you enjoy the prize together!

post-1

Here’s our Brand Ambassador, Scott Kelly & our brewmaster, Wolfgang Koedel celebrating and handing over Hayley’s prize at the CBC brewery!

14192731_1494856687207976_4482380163284365140_n

 

The Medal WINNERS!
August 29, 2016

SUPER proud! The Medal WINNERS at this year’s International Beer Challenge!

Silver (Taste, Design Packaging) – CBC Imperial IPA
Silver (Taste) – CBC Krystal Weiss
Bronze (Taste, Design & Packaging) – CBC Mandarina Bavaria IPA
Bronze (Taste) – CBC Lager

CBC Posts

Beer Boot Camp 2016 | THE GLOBAL EDITION
July 25, 2016

“A great opportunity for Craft brewers to meet and exchange information. Well organized and executed, great guest speakers  with tons of knowledge. Looking forward to next year’s BBC. Cheers Wolfgang”

“A full day beer education symposium for people with a passion for beer!” – Beer Boot Camp 2016

The CBC Team joined fellow beer enthusiasts & brewers for a full day symposium of guest speakers, beer tastings, networking & socialising at this year’s Beer Boot Camp. Read more about it here > http://beerbootcamp.weebly.com/event-information-2016.html

Photos by Beer Boot Camp.

Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 11.24.57 AM Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 11.40.36 AM Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 11.40.56 AM Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 11.45.01 AM Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 11.48.30 AM Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 11.49.25 AM Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 11.49.47 AM Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 11.50.00 AM Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 11.50.10 AM Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 11.50.53 AM Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 11.51.09 AM Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 11.52.48 AM Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 11.54.34 AM Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 11.58.30 AM

 

Stand a chance to WIN R20 000
July 4, 2016
5953_CBC website banners_St2-06

BUY, DOWNLOAD AND SHARE to be in line to win R20 000 cash!

You could potentially win amazing prizes by following three easy steps:

1. BUY a CBC Pale Ale can,

2. DOWNLOAD the CBC app,

3. take photos of your journey with the can and SHARE it on the CBC app to be in line to win …

… R20 000! The best photo walks away with R20 000 in cash! The winner will be announced on the CBC Facebook Page on 31 August 2016.

… Beer for a Year! There are five spot prizes for the best photos shared on the app during August. Each spot prize wins Beer for a Year! Winners will be announced on the CBC Facebook Page on 31 August 2016.

… some more Beer for a Year! The person who has travelled the furthest on the app by 31 August 2016 also wins Beer for a Year! The winner will be announced on the CBC Facebook Page on 31 August 2016.

SO! BUY a can, DOWNLOAD the CBC app now & start SHARING some awesome pics on the app!!

Here’s more info >> http://capebrewing.co.za/LoveTheJourney/#about

T’s & C’s apply! >> http://capebrewing.co.za/terms-conditions/

 

CBC’s educational visit to SAB
May 30, 2016
IMG_7345

Thanks SAB for taking our Tasting Room Team on an awesome educational tour of SAB Newlands Brewery on the weekend!

Indeed, we did get a taste of History!

Cheers, Wolfgang & the CBC Team!

IMG_7343 IMG_7344 IMG_7346

Craft Beer Powwow | A Weekend for Craft Beer Enthusiasts
May 20, 2016
IMG_7134

A full weekend event of beer, education and fun! Perfect for all beer enthusiasts, from home brewers to larger commercial craft breweries. Learn from the Change Makers who have shaped the local and international craft brewing industry whilst gaining insights on topics that will further your knowledge and perspective on craft beer and brewing. Indulge your tastebuds on the Saturday evening with a 4 course dinner and beer pairing.

For more info > http://www.craftbrewerspowwow.co.za

Photo: Ernst Hebeker, Chief Press Spokesman Deutscher Bundestag. Dr.Ina Verstl, Journalist. Wolfgang Koedel, CBC Brewmaster.  Horst Dornbusch, beer legend and book author. Sebastian Meyer, Brewmaster Dematech.

Screen Shot 2016-05-20 at 8.58.03 AM