Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL), a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group, celebrates its achievements at the 2021 African Beer Cup. The annual competition awards the greatest beers in Africa according to various categories, from American Wild Ale to Spiced Beer, and everything in between.
NBL took home Silver in the Amber Malty European Lager category for its Urbock Beer, while NBL owned craft microbrewery, Swakopmund Brewing Company (SBC), which is located in the Strand Hotel Swakopmund, received a Gold Award in the Strong European Beer category for its Urbock Beer as well as a Bronze Award in the Amber Bitter European Beer category for its Helles Beer.
NBL is proud of its quality beers, and together with SBC uphold traditional beermaking standards while bringing an element of exploration and experimentation to their special brews.
According to SBC’s Brewmaster, Ronn Rittmann, “It is a joy for us to go through all the precise processes to deliver products that others in turn enjoy. This recognition spurs us to keep imagining, celebrating the craft, and striving for the best.”
On receiving the exciting news, NBL Managing Director (MD), Marco Wenk, commented “These awards are a testament to the dedication that goes into each of our beers. We are inspired by the passion, enthusiasm, and curiosity that our brewers bring to work to deliver brews we can delight in and share. Well done to all the winners, particularly our fellow Namibian brewers who contribute to positively shaping our local beer culture.”