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The oldest operating brewery in South Africa, Newlands Brewery in Cape Town invites visitors to tour their facility to discover the history behind the brewery and learn of the processes involved in brewing a world class beer.
South Africans love their beer and the Newlands Brewery ships out millions of beers weekly to all parts of the country. Unique to this brewery is the fact that their beers are brewed using pure spring water that flows naturally from the Table Mountain chain.
The South African Breweries (now called Anheuser-Busch InBev following a successful takeover and making it the largest brewing company in the world) purchased the property in 1956 and restored three of the oldest buildings. These buildings, one of which is the old Tower Brewery itself, are classified as national monuments.
Visitors are taken through the process of mixing, filtering and fermenting the ingredients that consist of spring water, maize (corn), malt and hops, and... Show more
For those who are a little adventurous and enjoy the company of other travellers, you can decide to stay at a Backpackers. Often having to share a room with others as well as costs, it is incredibly inexpensive. Often the best choice for those who may be just passing through or will be occupied for the majority of their day. It comes with the most basic amenities and is often formed as part of a bar or similar establishment. Not recommended for those who want privacy, this is best suited for those who wouldn’t mind meeting various other interesting travellers.