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Brussels Beer & Brewery Tours

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Address: Rue du Marche Aux Herbes, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Brussels Beer Tours offers you a fantastic craft beer experience in...

Brussels Beer Tours offers you a fantastic craft beer experience in Brussels. The tour includes a stop at a bar from 1695, a privately guided visit to Cantillon brewery and a final stop at the best beer bar in Brussels (currently ranked #21 in the world). Tour includes 6 beers and Brussels' cream cheese and sourdough bread. Please reserve your place online directly on our website. Cheers!

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Hilarious and educational tour of Maes Brewery in Bruges

The tour of the family owned Maes Brewery in Bruges is a gas. The female tour guide could hold her own as a stand-up comic in a big way. One crack about losing their copper... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The tour was good but not great. It was overcrowded (25 people) with one guide. The beers we tasted in the two pubs we visited were nice but those in the beer factory were horrible (apparently this is how beer is supposed to be according to the tour guide). There was so much concentration on what bad beers are rather... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour of the family owned Maes Brewery in Bruges is a gas. The female tour guide could hold her own as a stand-up comic in a big way. One crack about losing their copper equipment to the Nazis during the War and then enduring the post war observation from a German brewer that in Germany, they only use copper... More 

Thank CandNMontreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome guide, hidden bars and lots of information. Decent price too and great views and tips for the city and about beer anywhere in the world

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm an american hop-head--I usually gravitate to west-coast-style IPAs. In fact, regularly when I come to Europe, I drink wine instead of beer, since there aren't many good IPAs available. I figured this tour would at least be a fun and entertaining way to spend an afternoon, learn about Belgian beers, and see some of the city. Admittedly, having brewed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buying the Tickets for the Brewery tour off the back of a few trip advisor reviews made me a bit apprehensive, however the reviews i read prior to booking were spot on. We met outside De Beertemple which is a shop with anything you could possibly want to do with beer (t-shirts, beer, glasses e.t.c). Stephan was our guide and... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great fun and we found bars we didn't know existed. We found out how beer is brewed locally and lots of fascinating info about the brewing of Belgium beer. Cedric made the tour great fun and found a way to make everyone feel special. Allow at least 4 hours! We had a great group and enjoyed plenty of time to... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beer tour was possibly the best four hours I had in Brussels. Our guide Stephan (Stefan?) was incredibly knowledgable but also held a great sense of humor throughout the tour. He was happy to explain as little or as much needed between the different people attending and had an amazing passion for beer which made it incredibly enjoyable. Would... More 

Thank jamesrobertsonirvine
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A comprehensive guide to the History and tasting of Belgian beer , incredibly insightful and all topped off with the sharp wit and comedy of an excellent guide. Defiantly one of the best ways to spend an afternoon in Brussels.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

It was a great way of tasting the different beer options and learning about the history of the Belgian beer culture. Over all it was a great experience and I would highly recommend not to miss out on this one!

Thank Deepthi T
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This walking tour was a perfectly balanced and informative tour of the Belgian beer industry and its rich history. Starting with heavy beers at a literal hole in the wall, then to a Lambic brewery for a spin on the brewing process, and ending at a bar, this tour was everything we wanted. Not only was our guide (Stefan, whose... More 

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