Greyton and Hermanus are commonly known for their unique character, clean air, mountains, whales and wines. During spring the farm landscapes of Greyton are transformed into beautiful wheat green and yellow canola fields.
At the same time hubbly bubbly happy whales enjoy the warmer ocean waters of Hermanus.
These towns have also become favourite mountain bike destinations, due to amazing MTB trail networks supported by great local cuisine, diverse accommodation and their weekend breakaway characters. Quite recently another gorgeous item was added to the town’s menu’s; craft beer.
The Old Potter’s Brewery in Greyton and the Hemel-en Aarde Brewery in Hermanus, have become popular stops for mountain bikers and tourists, to quench a thirsty throat with a delightful and variety of good craft beers.
Join the October Beer and MTB Fest on the weekend of 5-6 October 2019. The Festival kicks off on Saturday morning 5 October at the Old Potters Brewery in Greyton, with registration, MTB rides on local trails, a German Band and an oversupply of wonderful craft beers and festival vibes.
The race day starts on Sunday, 6 October 2019 at 8h00 from Old Potters in Greyton to the Hemel-en-Aarde Brewery at Wine Village, near Hermanus; a 85km scenic route with a 1550m elevation. There is also a shorter and circular 25km route option which starts at 8h15 and finishes at the Old Potters Brewery in Greyton.
The shorter option is for the not so fit and/or over Beer Fest indulged MTB’s who can after the finish, drive their buddies cars to the Hemel-en-Aarde Brewery finish near Hermanus.
For more information visit www.b2b.beer