Last Saturday at the Kampala Beer Festival 2016, Ugandans were yet gain offered a platform to display their drinking skills and showcase to the world why they have consistently beaten their neighbours in the region when it comes to alcohol consumption.
Uganda has always emerged number one in the East African region in consuming alcohol, something they seem to be proud of going by the figures (in the global alcohol status reports) and the many booze-related events being organised in the country.
According to reports, More than 26 litres of pure alcohol are consumed per capita by drinkers annually in Uganda putting the country well ahead of its neighbors a title which remains solid without threat going by recent events.
The Kampala Beer Festival 2016 which happened at the Kyadondo Rugby Club grounds saw revellers assemble to enjoy beer in small groups as they chatted the evening away. They started trickling in as early as 2:00pm and were welcomed by different tribes of beer from the leading breweries and dealers like Nile Breweries Limited and East African Breweries Limited (Uganda Breweries Limited) Yasigi Beer garage as well as companies dealing in international or foreign brands selling popular products like Nile Special, Bell lager, Club Beer, Tusker Malt Lager, Heineken, Castle Lite, and many others.
There were interesting brands from abroad like Not for Sale, 8.6 and Jinro as the revellers tried and explored new tastes at the tents erected by the service providers.
Entertainment was by Ras Clan Entertainment who mashed up roots, rock, reggae and dancehall with lots of DJ mixes and live band performances by the energetic Shifah Musisi before Dj Kalonje & The Mixx Masters Entertainment closed it down. Fun activities like human fuss ball and soccer kept the revellers busy throughout as they enjoyed the frothy waters. Check out some of the highlights in photos;