South African craft brewery apologises for ‘Filthy Brunette’ and ‘Easy Blonde’ beers


A South African craft brewery which makes beers called Filthy Brunette and Easy Blonde has apologised for “sexist” marketing.

Vale Bru promoted its “moist” and “gushing” range of beers last week.

One beer, called Raven Porra, was described as, “a porter with the best head in town”. According to South Africa’s Times Live.

“Porra” is a Portuguese expletive, and is also a Brazilian colloquialism for semen.

The “Filthy Brunette” beer was marketed with the tagline: “When gushing and moist are used to describe something, then you know.”

“Vale Bru, you should be absolutely ashamed of yourselves,” said Thandi Guilherme, a South African blogger who took to Instagram to condemn the brewer.

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