The Cape of Good Hope is about an hour from Cape Town and offers lots of great hiking, penguins and a few craft beers along the way.
Cape Brewing Company's Amber Weiss is fine example of the style and a smooth drinking brew those new to craft beer should find appealing.
Urban Brewing is a funky little brewery in Hout Bay, a short drive from downtown Cape Town. Well worth the small trek, the scenery going there is gorgeous anyway.
Urban Brewing Dungeons Stout is a heavy contemplative brew best reserved for an evening of sipping. Black with a tense tan head, this is one beer that aims to please the most selective palate.
Urban Brewing Monkeys Paw Pilsner is a good unfiltered Pils, perfect for a warm day and with seafood. Nice and hoppy with a dry clean finish, even experienced craft beer drinkers will find it intriguing.
Urban Brewing Blonde Ale is a nice Kölsch, perfect for a warm day and with seafood . It's a nice introductory beer for the new craft beer drinker, too.
When you think of South Africa, you rightly think of a safari, but when you're out hunting for photos of the Big Five, why not hunt some South African craft beer, too?
ACB English IPA is a nice find at the Johannesburg Airport. It's a nice introductory beer for the new craft beer drinker.
The Impala from Karoo Brewing is a perfect after safari sundowner for those who want a little more flavor in their beer.
ACB Porter is a nice find at the Johannesburg Airport. It's perhaps the brewery's best effort, too.