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Remember those school outings we so looked forward to as children? Well, the SAB World of Beer tour is the adult version! The tour is roughly 90 minutes long and takes place at the South African Breweries (soon to be called Anheuser-Busch InBev following a successful takeover) Newtown premises in Johannesburg. Visitors are guided through the ages – and in 3D – when beer was first brewed back in Egyptian times, later in middle-age European monasteries and finally, in South Africa where umqombothi is brewed. Unlike traditional beer, umqombothi is made from maize and in English is known as sorghum beer. Beer ingredients such as hops can be sampled on the tour. A heritage display shows typical old bar and shebeen (illegal bar) scenes before the tour moves on to the brewing hall where the guide explains the intricate brewing process amid giant copper kettles.
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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.