Craft Beer Tasting Tour
What awaits you
On this 3 hour historical tour including samples of some of the best craft beers the city has to offer, you will learn of the centuries old brewing tradition of the Hanseatic city of Hamburg, discover lots of different beer styles and what the effects of various brewing processes have on the quality and taste. Prepare yourself for a world of vastly different aromas and flavours like brilliant citrus scents, well rounded bitter aftertastes, intriguing fruity sweetness, or roasted malty essences – and decide which one you like the best!
€44 per Person
English or German
Duration 3 hours
Starts in a secret spot
in St. Pauli
Book Your Craft Beer Tour
Meet your guide holding a yellow umbrella in the city (please note starting point sometimes varies-please check reservation confirmation for exact meeting point). Our beer tasting will delve you into the broad world of unusual aromas and the extreme variety that craft beer has to offer. Seven wonderful old and new individual beers will be presented in the tasting – an extraordinary array of flavours and never ending possibilities.
You will hear an overview of 1,000 years of Hamburg’s brewing history, find out why Hamburg had the nickname “the brewing house of the Hanseatic League”, learn about the special ingredients and taste why Hamburg’s beer was so superior to other beers in northern Europe. With other beer enthusiasts, receive an overview of the vivid craft beer scene in the city with an ever growing number of micro-breweries, beer styles, and seasonal specialities.
Then we will head into the Sternschanze quarter, home of the craft beer movement here in the city. We will enjoy a particular touch of a typical alternative bar with a friendly and informative staff who are deeply passionate about the creative beer world. Meet close friends of Germany`s craft beer brewing pioneers and long standing enthusiasts of their magnificent creations. With a constantly changing selection and variety, the group´s unique and desired tastes will be complemented and expanded.
To round this one of a kind tour off, we will make our way to an exceptional brewery tap-room or specialized bar. Here we will savor more premium craft beers from tap. You can also buy a few bottles at a more than fair price to take home as a gift or souvenir. In a sociable and pleasent round we will end the tour and you can enjoy the rest of the night out with newly friended craft beer enthusiasts with a pint or two. There are guarantied to be many lasting memories and exciting conversations about the newly won knowledge of Hamburg´s craft beers.
Our Hamburg Craft Beer Tasting Tour is an excellent experience for your company celebration or an all-around special event.
You can buy gift certificates for our Hamburg Craft Beer Tasting Tour for friends and family here!
Robin and the Tourguides supports the responsible enjoyment of alcoholic beverages. Focus of our Craft Beer Tasting Tours is to introduce you into the beer culture of Hamburg, not to get you drunk.
- Drunken, Rowdy, costumed guests or stag parties will not be admitted on this tour. In the case of cancellation due to any of these reasons a refund will NOT be rewarded!
- For all guests from the age of 18 up (please bring your ID !).
- Tour starts with 4 persons.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the tour?
Seven local high quality beer samples and a passionate tourguide who knows the Hamburg craft beer scene as the back of his hand are included. It is possible to buy bottled beer as a souvenir during the tour.
Do I get drunk at the Craft Beer Tasting Tour?
Don’t worry, this definitely is not a pub crawl. This is a gourmet tour of high quality local craft beers. The beers are sample sizes so it is enough to get you a little tipsy but you will not get drunk. 🙂
Can every one join the craft beer tour?
You have to be 18 years old or older to be able to join the Craft Beer Tasting Tour. Please do not forget to bring your ID. Stag parties and drunken persons will not be allowed to join the Beer Tour and their tickets will not be refunded.
Do I need to book in advance?
Yes please, in order to join book on this website (click here). If you want to join the tour on a short notice (less than 24 hours) please call our hotline +49 (0)40 232 050 49.
Where is the meeting point of the tour?
The meeting point will be given to you after you reserve the tour. The reason for this is that the tour route changes frequently. We will always meet in one of the central areas of Hamburg.
Where does the tour end?
The last stop of the tour varies. It is always in the extended city centre though. Don’t worry, your tour guide will make sure you will get where you need to and will point you to the next public transport stop.
How do I recognize the guide?
Our guide will be holding a bright yellow umbrella at the meeting point.
How big will be the group size?
The minimum participant size is 4 Persons. Please understand that we will not be able to organize a public tour with less guests. Private tours with less than 4 persons are possible.
The maximum group size is 15 Persons. Please understand that our capacities are limited.
The weather forecast for today looks really bad. Will the tour take place?
Of course it will. The Craft Beer Tasting Tour takes place indoors. We move between a few places though so bring an umbrella if needed.