Edinburgh: Old Town Walking Tour and Beer Tasting

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Discover Edinburgh through beer. Enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town and Southside while tracing the history of Scotland through beer with stops for narrated tastings of local brews.

Highlights

  • Learn how Scotland became the largest exporter of bottled beer in the world
  • See the impact beer money had on the city's architecture
  • Taste great beers from across Scotland
  • Explore beyond the tourist areas and head where the locals go

Description

Enjoy a unique walking tour of Edinburgh's historic Old Town tracing the history of the city through beer from the 1100's right through today's vibrant craft beer scene. Setting off from the Royal Mile, you'll discover how Edinburgh grew to become the most important city in the world for brewing and how beer money shaped the city's development. You'll hear stories of rivalry, global expansion, politics, geography and science. Along the way you'll stop for tutored tastings of Scotland's award winning beers. You'll also be introduced to the raw ingredients and science of brewing and the expert guides will help you discover flavours you'll love. This tour is for history lovers or beer lovers who'd like to discover the authentic story of Edinburgh's development and experience the exciting local craft beer scene. Tours are limited to 12 people so that your expert local guides can answer all your questions and help you discover your new favourite drink. You'll be entertained, informed and refreshed!

Includes

Fully guided tour Tutored tastings Beer for tastings Local pub guide

Important Information

  • Dietary requirements should be advised in advance
  • Beer can only be served to guests aged 18 and over
  • Venues are required to check ID for anyone who appears under 25 years old

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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