A velvety and beautifully balanced brown beer.

A velvety and beautifully balanced brown beer. Label Artwork by Jacha Potgieter

The Bonobo, historically called the Pygmy Chimpanzee one of 2 species in the genus Pan, the other being the common Chimpanzee. Found in the Congo basin in Africa, like the Chimpanzee, the Bonobo is a critically endangered species. This is a particularly sad state of affairs, since Bonobos and Chimpanzees are the closest living relatives to humans.

This Brown Ale is brewed with chocolate malt to produce an easy drinking moreish Brown Ale. Along with helping the Orangutan Appeal UK, proceeds from the sale of this product go towards the invaluable work of Ape Action Africa, to assist their work protecting great apes through direct action. Let’s drink to that!

More on the Bonobo beer's links with conservationist and artist Jacha Potgieter can be found here.