Even amongst the vines, there is beer

Though South Africa is more noted for wine, beer remains its number one alcoholic drink and with craft beer on the rise, the palates of the wine region even turn to it for a departure.

Not Exactly the Cape of Good Craft Beer but Hope, yes.

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.

South African craft beer collage

Cape Brewing Company Amber Weiss

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.