Booze Ban Ended Female Brewery Owner’s Dreams in SA, Gets Second Chance in Europe

Booze Ban Ended Female Brewery Owner’s Dreams in SA, Gets Second Chance in Europe

  • South Africa's first female brewer was defeated by the booze ban during the Covid-19 lockdown
  • Apiwe Nxusani-Mawela has been given a second chance when she was contacted by the beer subscription service Beer52
  • Her beer, Tolokazi will be shipped to 100 000 subscribers in the UK who will receive two beers each

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Apiwe Nxusani-Mawela's was South Africa's first black female owner of a microbrewery. However, her dreams were dashed by the pandemic and the lockdown.

The booze ban saw her business go down the drain, literally. She was forced to shut down. However, an interesting development gave her a second chance.

Brewery, inspirational
Apiwe Nxusani-Mawela's brewery went bust but she got a second chance. Photo credit: @tolokazi_thebrewster
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She was invited over LinkedIn to participate in the beer subscription service Beer52.

200 000 Cans of her Tolokazi beer have been brewed in Croatia and have been shipped to the UK to 100 000 subscribers according to Business Insider.

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The brewery in Croatia had its own challenges in sourcing African ingredients for the beer.

Initially, they had looked at producing the beer locally but the costs were too high due to the loss of her brewery. A solution was found in Croatia where the beer could be produced.

Liquor industry happy about extra 2 hours to serve alcohol, curfew lifted

Earlier, Briefly News reported that South African citizens are not the only ones rejoicing now that the restriction of movement has been lifted.

The National Liquor Traders’ Council (NLTC) says it welcomes the government's decision to lift curfew and allow the liquor industry to operate as normal.

Following calls by many in the hospitality industry and even from political organisations such as the Democratic Alliance, the South African government finally decided on Thursday, 30 December to make a few changes to the Adjusted Alert Level 1 regulations

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Cassper announces his booze brand is out of stock thanks to Andile Mpisane

Cassper Nyovest has revealed that Andile Mpisane bought all the Billiato that was left at Konka in Soweto. The rapper-turned-businessman shared that his recently launched liquor brand is now out of stock after the Royal AM boss bought all of it on Sunday night, 27 December.

Mufasa took to Twitter to praise MaMkhize's son for his support. Cassper Nyovest shared that his Billiato will now only be available on the second week of 2022. The Siyathandana hitmaker captioned his post:

"Andile Mpisane just bought all the Billiato that was left at Konka when he walked in. Ke GTA! MOVIE !!! We officially out of stock until the 2nd week of Jan. Le re biditse stock out!!! Thank you for everybody's support!!! The hottest drink this summer!!!"

Source: Briefly News

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