Beer & More Non-Vinous Booze!


The Zulu Kingdom now offers visitors a chance to experience the Brew Route, similar in many ways to the wine routes of the Western Cape. The Route consists of 8 breweries, which range from SABMiller (second largest brewer in the world) to the family run Farmers Brauhaus in Hattingspruit, Dundee. […]

The Brew Route: Durbans answer to the wine route?


In a rather unusual location below the highway in the foreshore, is a antique tent housing the relocated and renamed Madame Zingara’s Tent/Theatre of Dreams. The original restaurant in Bree Street burnt down in Sept ’06, and the insurance payout wasn’t enough to reopen so negotiations then started with the […]

Cape Town Nightlife: Madame Zingara’s Theatre of dreams.




Whenever I am at the Waterfront, I try and make a little visit to the Paulaner Brewery on the Clocktower side. (Over the raising bridge). It’s a large venue, probably seating around 500, and is right next to the platform to catch the ferry to Robben Island. I like a […]

Paulaner Brauhaus: V&A Waterfront


Beer! Tafel Lager, that is, because no domestic SAB beer – horribly nasty brews like Castle Lager, Black Label, Amstel, Hansa and so on – will e’er pass my lips. (Note: I will drink a few of SAB’s international beers, such as Pilsner Urquell, and will also sip Amstel that’s […]

It’s Time to Reveal What’s in SA Logue’s Fridge




Alert! According to medical professionals whom Your Correspondent has spoken to on the matter, drinking beer is a good way to ward off mosquitos. Miraculous news! New Malaria Tonic Beer has a lot of Vitamin B in it, you see, which in turn produces an odor in your sweat that […]

Get Mosquitos to Bug Someone Else with Beer


Summerville Promenade Centre, Victoria Road Camps Bay | Map Summerville View Specialty: Sundowners Contact: Tel: +27 (0) 21 438 3174 , Fax: +27 (0) 21 438 3174 , [email protected], www.summervillerestaurant.co.za SA Blog recommends a look inside? Definitely

Summerville, Camps Bay, Cape Town: Sundowner Review


With the news last week that America’s Budweiser will be the only beer sold in the stands during the 2010 World Cup, SA Blog launched an important poll: which beer is worse, Budweiser (Anheuser-Busch) or Miller (South African Breweries)? Cast your vote now at [email protected] But, in considering this question, […]

Castle Lager is a Ballot Spoiler



We’ve all heard the joke that goes, “Why is drinking American beer like making love in a canoe – ?” The punchline is unprintable, and so was the reaction of many South Africans to the announcement, yesterday afternoon, that Budweiser – and Budweiser alone – will be sold in the […]

Shriek! Watery American Beer for 2010 World Cup