#SheLovesBeer Collectables Series 2017

Meet The Brewers

#SheLovesBeer Collectables Series 2017

Join us and taste five limited edition beers, specially brewed for five extraordinary women! In celebration of International Women’s Day 2017! The SheLovesBeer Collectable Series 2017!

R2 of each bottle sale is going towards a bursary aimed to create opportunities for women in the beer industry.

Participating breweries and their muses:

Agar’s Brewery brewed for Refilwe Motau
Apollo Brewing Company brewed for Fabrizia Degli Esposti
Copperlake Brewing Co. brewed for Sally Hatfield
Drifter Brewing Company brewed for Tasha Mentasti
Mad Giant brewed for Beverly Cosslett

FOURWAYS – 01 March 2017

LONG STREET – 08 March 2017

Be the first one to get a taste of the limited edition SheLovesBeer Collectables Series 2017!

Five unique beers that each have a story to tell. Available exclusively through The League of Beers and Beerhouse, officially launching March 2017.

R2 of each bottle sold goes towards a bursary fund for women to study Brewers Craft.


Beerhouse Centurion is born

The Beer Revolution is growing and Beerhouse is expanding to Centurion. Beerhouse opens its third site, after Cape Town Long Street and Johannesburg Fourways, in the neighbourhood of Centurion Pretoria in the space the legendary Firkin Pub occupied for 21 years. We will be opening our doors to our 30 taps, 99 bottles and hand crafted food from Friday the 25th of November after giving the old pub an exciting Beerhouse yellow makeover. The new Centurion site is part of company’s expansion plans to be South Africa’s go-to venue for beer choice, knowledge and experiences with 20 Beerhouse outlets nationwide by 2020.

Beerhouse Centurion

The Story

Beerhouse as a concept was forged in the inquiring and restless mind of Randolf Jorberg. Beerhouse’s ‘Head Dreamer’ teamed up with Murray Slater “Beer Whisperer” with the mission of providing an inclusive unique experience with a large curated library of beer. The whisperer and dreamer were joined by Roy MacAskill “The Tasty One” who better than anyone in the country understands beer and food. His kitchen’s hand crafted food from around the globe compliment our variety of beer. His talent for beer and food pairing is unrivalled and is driven by quality. On it’s drive to bring the world’s oldest and greatest beverage to all parts of South Africa Beerhouse is now expanding. Centurion is number three with 17 more houses of beer to come by 2020.

The Drinks

Its beverage offering is spearheaded by its 99 bottles of beer on the wall, 30 taps including local and international beers and non-beer offerings like gin & tonic, ice tea and cold brew coffee on tap. Intuitive navigational tools that reside in Beerhouse’s beautifully constructed menus empower guest with the ability to choose a beer for themselves based on their preferences. The beer list is complimented by a tight but inventive wine, spirits and soft offering. Beerhouse is committed to being a tasting room for the burgeoning beer industry supporting local micro-breweries and giving them a podium on which to shine.  Beerhouse Navigators are robustly trained on beer and how to navigate you through beer lands exciting landscape. Beerhouse are the instigators, propagators and curators of the Beer Revolution. Everyone leaves Beerhouse a beer lover.

The food

Hand crafted food from around the globe that takes into consideration traditional beer food and items that push the taste envelopes. A unique and interesting snack menu allows hungry  beer drinkers to indulge in a great variety of beer friendly fare including pork crackling, edamame beans, oepsies (Beer glazed bacon on a stick) and bitterballen. Beerhouse classics such as curry wurst, ribs, burgers and flammkuchen are crowd pleasers with quality and value for money being our kitchen’s driving philosophy. A strong food and beer pairing seam runs throughout the menu with beer pairing icons on each menu and a dedicated food and beer matching section. Look out for our popular daily lunch specials for R50 that includes a beer, soft drink or cider.

The Entertainment

Beerhouse offers a comprehensive array of entertainment including, pub quizzes, silent discos, comedy nights, live music, weekend DJ’s, free beer tastings at our Beer School, #FreeBeerFriday  and our flagship event Meet The Brewers food and beer pairing evenings. The entertainment offering is inclusive and curated for all tastes and desires. A varied sport offering with multiple screens including a projected  big screen makes Beerhouse a buzz of excitement on sporting days especially those where South Africa take on their rivals on the international stage.

The Décor.

Beerhouse is a contemporary beer hall that takes the great central European countries traditional beer halls social atmosphere and combines it with modern décor with quirky beery flair which makes Beerhouse comfortable, accessible and inclusive. Inspired by the trademark colour of the beverage which we serve to exalt; the golden yellow can be seen throughout the restaurant and bar and serves as a large influence in the identity of the brand. Beerhouse Centurion will be crowd funding a beer bottle light installation in collaboration with Belgian beer brand Vedett and our new customers. We will sell Vedett beer at cost price and every bottle will be collected clean and up-cycled and arranged into a spectacular light feature.

Revolutionary Facts

Beer represents 77.8% of total liquor volumes in South Africa, with a volume increase of 45 million litres and a total value increase of R3,89 billion in the 2015  alone. The Super-premium (‘Craft’) beer market is in the early development stage but Standard Bank estimates it grew 30% in 2015, 35% this year and could make up as much as 18 million litres by 2017. This would give it a 2.1% market share – from just 0.3% in 2011.

Address: Beerhouse Centurion
1262 Embankment Road
0157 Centurion

Phone: +27 12 663 1211⁠⁠⁠⁠

Email: centurion@beerhouse.co.za

Download the PDF press release.

See and use these photos from the media launch.

Logos download and media contact details are at www.beerhouse.co.za/press/


Meet The Brewers: Dougal Sharp

Meeting a brewer who has built his company up to become and internationally recognised brand is not something you get to do very often. Our ‘Meet The Brewer’ events are aimed at giving local micro-breweries a podium to shine on. However we do have an inclusive menu that has a range of international treats from 13 different countries. These international brands are well established in their own markets and now look to spread their revolutionary mandates to other far flung parts of the world. We are lucky in SA to have breweries like Innis & Gunn invest in our market and look to introduce us to their unique oak aged beers.

The story of Dougal Sharp and his now global business is one told with great pride. The idea that spawned his impressive range was was discovered by accident. There story is unique and so are the beers. All oak aged in some way and in a variety of styles such as wheat beer, IPA, porter and British strong ale.  On Monday we had the privileged taste six of their beers including the limited Vintage edition. The tasting was expertly guided by Rowan Leibbrandt who has an intricate understanding of the brand he represents. As per usual the beers were paired with food by our very own Scott, Roy MacAskill. The chef mixed it up this time and moved away from the traditional method of tasting lightest to heaviest. Roy started with a “home-run” pairing of Innis & Gunn Original and Coconut crumbed avocado, warm sriracha emulsion.

 

Original Food Pairing

The second pairing is were things started to get more eccentric. The rum finish was paired with a South African treat in the form of maple glazed bacon on stick or otherwise known at Oepsies. It was all finished off with a vanilla forward Filipino Rum, Don Papa.

 

Rum Finish Food Pairing

Third pairing was the White Oak wheat beer and Croque Monsieur.

White Oak Food Pairing

Forth was a delicious combo of Irish Whiskey finish with homemade Innis & Gunn ice cream,spiced oat cake and finished with Irish whiskey syrup. Superb.

Innis & Gunn Whiskey Finish Pairing

And the last food pairing of the evening was the Toasted Oak IPA with pecan and blue cheese truffles.

Toasted Oak Pairing

To round off the tasting experience we were treated to a very limited Vintage edition that is a beer that can be enjoyed now and in 10 years time due to its oak and bottle conditioning.

Innis & Gunn(3)

 

Of course the event would not be complete without meeting a brewer. We were able to google hangout, or as one guest called it, Dougal Hangout with the founder and brewer of Innis and Gunn, Dougal Sharp. Guest at the event were asked to write down questions which they would be able to ask him directly. Questions were varied from serious barrel ageing and brewing types to opinions on Craig Joubert to favourite dinosaurs. He was treat to listen to, clearly passionate about beer and his product he also has a humble demeanour that belies his rock star status. All proceeds from the ticket sales went directly to Joe’s Legacy Fund. You can find out more info here.

We too can meeting Dougal Sharp by watching our recording of the Beerhouse Fourways Meet The Brewers event:

Picture credits to Roly “The Beer Geek” and Beer Country – always a pleasure having you guys.

Meet The Brewers with Innis & Gunn


Riot and Just Brewing @ Beerhouse in July!

Ahoy Beerlovers.

As our Meet the Brewers events get ever more popular, Beerhouse is proud to welcome the hip-hoppers from Riot Beer Factory to Long Street on the 20th July, and the family brewers from Just Brewing to Fourways on the 27th of July.

Riot have been inciting a… err… single-hop riot on the Beerhouse on Long guest tap for a while now – and people love their beer. The Session Ale in particular is a whole whack of easy-drinking fun, and if you haven’t drunk it, you’re missing out.

Just Brewing, as the name suggests, are less of an angry mob. Focusing on good environmental practice and community upliftment through their brewing practices, they’re making a difference in Boksburg. This blogger in particular is looking forward to their Just Chocolate Coffee Stout.

You can get your tickets for the Riot beerfest here, and book for Just Brewing here. Or, you can just scroll down and use our handy ticketing widgets. Easy huh?!

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Meet Red Sky Brew at Beerhouse on Long in June

Beerhouse’s Meet The Brewers events represent the forefront of beer and food pairing. Red Sky Brew joins us for a second time with some exciting new beers. Mark Goldsworthy is an extremely talented winemaker who has turned from the dark side to the light, and is now making a range of great beers, including the impressive Vampire Robust Porter. Mark will take us through the logic of their brewing process, as you sample some of their brews, accompanied by our gourmet food pairings prepared specifically to compliment, contrast and cut Red Sky’s range. If you like eating great food and drinking awesome local beer then you need to be here – get your tickets below, or click on the poster.

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