Explore Hamburg through the history of its beers and brewing traditions on a 3-hour special walking and tasting tour. Learn how different beers are brewed and how that effects their quality and taste. Discover vast differences between Hamburg's beers – define citrus smells, bitter hops, toasty malt and choose your favorite!
- Explore 1,000 years of brewing history in Hamburg
- Taste and compare at least 7 locally brewed beers
- Learn about the diverse brewing methods used to create Ale, IPA, Porter or Bock
- Soak up unique St. Pauli atmosphere enjoying beer in a hotel that used to be a brothel
To start off the tour meet your guide holding a yellow umbrella on the Reeperbahn, in the middle of the legendary city-nightlife of St. Pauli. Our beer tasting will take you into a world of aromas and tastes of some of the best craft beers in the city. Seven wonderful old and new types of beer will be tried in the tasting - an extraordinary array of flavours.
With your professional guide you will start this unique and special tour in a hotel that used to be in the heart of the red-light scene. You will get an overview of 1,000 years of Hamburg's brewing history, hear why Hamburg has the nickname "the brewing house of the Hanseatic League", learn where ingredients come from and taste why Hamburg's beer was so superior to other beers in northern Europe. In a round of other beer enthusiasts, receive an overview of the lively craft beer scene in the city with ever newer micro-breweries, types of beers, and seasonal specialties.
Then we will head into the Sternschanze quarter, home of the craft beer movement here in the city. We will enjoy the unique atmosphere of a typical alternative bar in the heart of the quarter with a friendly staff who is passionate about beer. Craft beer from tap and seasonally changing beers are on demand here.
To end this special tour we will make our way to the Rindermarkthalle, today a centre of fine and high quality foods. Here we enjoy more premium beers from tap. Those that want to can buy a few bottles at a reasonable price to take home as a gift or souvenir, and we will end the night in a happy round of socializing.
Our Hamburg Craft Beer Tasting Tour is an excellent experience for your company celebration or an all-round special event.