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beer tasting

Explore Berlin craft beer culture

beer tasting

Explore Berlin craft beer culture

129 reviews
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks
Hosted in
English
beer tasting

Explore Berlin craft beer culture

beer tasting

Explore Berlin craft beer culture

129 reviews
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Brewer and distinguished guide, Eduardo will be your host. You'll meet up outside of the oldest beer garden in Berlin and get to know each other before heading to a nearby craft brewery for special Berlin-style beers. You'll learn the basics of beer tasting and the history and culture behind the styles. You will get the chance to grab a more traditional Berlin beer while we explore what was once the largest brewery in the world and was important in the decline of German dominance in the global beer industry. Stroll through East Berlin neighborhood of Prenzlauer Berg to a popular craft brewery built on top another one from 1893. You'll have the chance to inspect some brewing kettles and understand the brewing process. You'll learn about the German Beer Purity Law and how it plays a role in today's beer industry while drinking a Berlin craft Weizenbier. Then a short walk to the last stop, a craft beer and micro-brew bar which has won awards for its trendiness and good beer. If we're lucky, we'll hang out with the people who run the place until the wee hours of the morning!

Your hosts

My good friend Eduardo and I built a beer tour which won TripAdvisor's 2018 Top 10 Best Beer Experiences Worldwide award and ranked as Berlin's best. After working with bars, breweries, and tour operators in Berlin, we have now started our custom tours. I have studied German beer history and visited some of the oldest breweries around the world, all after spending three years helping build craft breweries in Beijing. Eduardo speaks Spanish and English, works for a craft brewery on the east side of town, and comes highly recommended! We've been doing tours in Berlin for more than two years now. Our passion lies at the intersection of historical beer culture and modern local brewing. You'll be informed if it's him or I leading your tour. Whoever it is, it's a ton of fun :D
Marck
Marck
Eduardo
Eduardo

What's included

Drinks
About 2 liters of beer is included, which usually divides into 5 or 6 different styles depending on the bars

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Where you'll be

Each stop has cultural significance in Berlin. The oldest beer garden in the city. One of the oldest Pilsner breweries in the world and at one time, the largest. A cool hip craft brewery and beer garden built on the ruins of a brewery from 1893. A local shop that most tourists either don't fully experience or miss entirely. And a hip, kinda cozy, microbrewery heavily involved in the local craft beer scene.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 16 and up can attend. Guests should come thirsty but with a full stomach and ready to have a good time!

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

There are one set of stairs where wheelchair access is difficult, but doable. Spanish tours are offered, but please send a private message. And if I am sick/not in town, a brew-buddy will be the host.
Marck
Explore Berlin craft beer culture
129 reviews
From €38/person
129 reviews
From €38/person