Craft beer in­dus­try takes off

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ta­bles, and told the man­ager to in­voice them as “Ta­ble 58”.

De Klerk said fund­ing a start-up brew­ery was not a ven­ture the tra­di­tional banks found palat­able. “They clearly were not beer drinkers,” he said. “We were turned down by all of them, but my partners and I had a pas­sion for the pro­ject. For­tu­nately one of the 58ers shared that pas­sion and be­came a silent partner, and lent us the name.”

Pic­ture: DEAN VENISH PHO­TOG­RA­PHY

SAY CHEERS: Emer­ald Vale brand, linked to the Spring Fes­ti­val, is in­cor­po­rated into the Jikeleza Fes­ti­val.

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