Orange River Wines is partnering with Bushman Brewing Company to bring you exclusive craft beers from the Northern Cape. Yes, like our award-winning wines we also take our beer seriously since it is also an art to produce these unique beverages.
Afterall, it is also a work of art that takes patience, expertise and love to perfect.
Bushman Brewing Company has a small variety of incredible craft beers that is all about quality that will soothe the tasting buds of connoisseur beer drinkers and those of us who just enjoy a lekker beer no matter the occasion.
The brewery is based in Kakamas, a small Northern Cape town, on the banks of the Orange River. Their mission is to produce exceptional premium handcrafted beer, using in fact experience in wine making as well as the knowledge of the science of fermentation to do so. This process, combined with premium malt, hops, yeast and water with no additives or preservatives, ensure beers with loads of flavour and aromas.
Therefore, Bushman brings you beers that is true to its traditional styles that are perfect for pleasurable drinking.
Bushman Choje Ale
This is an American Pale Ale with tropical, floral and citrus aromas, crisp bitterness, with a clean, medium bodied mouthfeel. With biscuit and subtle passion fruit flavours, it is a perfect session ale, and inspires the call for another.
Pair it with: Burgers, buffalo wings, Asian food, Mexican food, spicy food, nuts, fried food, pizza, steaks or a variety of cheeses.
Bushman Wandering Weiss
A tradional German Hefeweizen with a wheat and Pilsen malt profile and subdued hop bitterness. This beer is the perfect companion on a hot day as it bursts with flavours of bubblegum, banana and spice.
Pair it with: Light soups and salads, vegetarian dishes, sushi, Asian food or desserts.
This is a Session lager with flavours of biscuit malt, caramel and honey with a rich golden colour. It is really refreshing with a kiss of Perle and Mittlefruh hops gives this thirst quenching beer a well-rounded finish. The perfect beer for those long summer days.
Pair it with: Seafood, pork, chicken, light pasta dishes, Mexican food or spicy treats.
A Belgian Blonde ale with a creamy malt backbone with citrus and spice undertones. This medium-bodied beer is well-balanced and brewed with fresh oranges and crushed coriander seeds. This beer has spicy, zesty notes and a smooth finish. It is the ultimate thirst quencher on a hot day, guaranteed to leave you refreshed and stoked.
Pair it with: Cheeses, seafood, pasta, light soups, salads or grilled chicken.