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“very interesting and well worth a visit.”
Review of SAB World of Beer

SAB World of Beer
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: A fun filled guided tour through an interactive multi-media museum, exploring the rich history of beer and its South African story. End off with a cold pint in the Tap Room overlooking the city. The immersive tour explores the rich history of Africa's beer culture, transporting you from the tombs of Egypt to the mining townships of Johannesburg's pioneer days. You'll also get to taste traditional African beer, hold hop flowers in your hands, smell the different types of barley and peer into the great big wort kettle! Beer memorabilia and merchandise are also available at the adjoining shop, Tankards and Togs. Since being opened by former President Nelson Mandela nearly 20 years ago, the World of Beer has become one of the country's top attractions for foreigners and locals alike, winning SA Tourism's "Tourist Attraction Category Winner" for three consecutive years. It also houses a five-star conference and event venue. Visit experience it for yourself! Access SAB World of Beer is situated in the heart of the Johannesburg Newtown Cultural Precinct. It is within walking distance of the three major railway stations (Westgate, Braamfontein and Park Station) and conveniently located on one of the city's main taxi routes. Shuttle services from the Gautrain station can be arranged at a minimal cost.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Stairs / elevator
Reviewed September 12, 2012

the guide was very knowledgeable and made the tour very interesting. the free beer and beer glass after was very nice too.

1  Thank Charlene C
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

Definately not a fun tour, just alearning experience. A tour guide takes you around the place. Their videos are definately high quality stuff. you can also view the adeverts for each drink in an interactive room. you also get to drink beer from a traditional pot during the historic part of the tour. The setup of the tour is also quite nice as you go further undeground. its a short tour. best part is drinking free beer and enjoying free ciders on their balcony outside :)

Thank Yeshika M
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Reviewed August 23, 2012

I went with our varsity group. It was a fantaastic learning experience which leaves you enriched with alot of knowledge that goes further than just beer drinking.

1  Thank GCSJohannesburg
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Reviewed August 22, 2012

The tour was fine. Got to taste some of the traditional Zulu beer served in a pot. The guide was good and seemed to be able to answer all the questions. At the very end we got a couple of beers free and got to enjoy the skyline of Johannesburg while sitting outside on a summer evening.

Thank kashgo
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

Whether you love beer or not - this place has to be seen as there is a tour showing how its made some 3d entertainment and afterwards you can enjoy a meal of your choice at the restaurant. Great for team building outings or just taking your family out for the day.

Thank Belinda443
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