This intriguing, entertaining and interactive tour explores the rich history of beer, uncovering the role beer has played culturally, socially and economically across time and space. Tour the Newlands Brewery where nine famous South African Brewery (SAB) beers are brewed.
Learn about beer in South Africa and the rest of the world and how it has influenced cultures and traditions. Learn about ingredients and how hops and malted barley are grown and treated. Enjoy a half way half-pint at the Lion Pub. Explore the brewing process from malting, mashing, wort boiling, lautering, fermentation, maturation to kegging, canning and bottling.
Get a fantastic beer experience along with a taste of history. The tour includes a beer tasting and two complimentary drinks. Visit the Jacob Letterstedt Pub, hear the story of brewer Charles Glass, see the memorabilia store, hear personal stories and tour one of the most impressive breweries on earth. Advanced booking is essential, No U18’s and wear closed flat non-slip shoes.
Venue: 3 Main Road, Newlands, Cape Town
Time: Mon 11am & 3pm (Speciality Brewers only) | Tues to Thurs 10am, 12pm & 2pm | Fri 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm | Wed 6pm | Sat 10am & 12pm