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Walking tours, brewery tours and tutored beer tastings in Edinburgh. Join our local guides to discover Scotland through beer.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Edinburgh EH1 1YJ, Scotland
Old Town
+44 131 207 0153
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Hi.For anyone who enjoys a good quality beer and would like to open your mind a bit this is for you.I had Sara as a guide who was both interesting and entertaining.well recommended

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pursuant to Dr. Burstein he arranged a beer tour for a group of 8 of last Wednesday. Our tour guide was Struan. Mr Redbeard himself. He did a top draw job. Excellent tour Struan.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is highly recommended! I was somewhat skeptical when told by a friend that he had booked this tour for our group of 9 guys visiting Edinburgh. Was I happily surprised. The tour was interesting, educational, and made exceptionally fun by our tour guide...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyable afternoon exploring the history of beer brewing in Edinburgh. Good selection of beers and bars and Jenny and Patrik were very informative and engaging hosts. Recommended.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

My other half booked this tour as a birthday treat, having just moved to Edinburgh. We had a nice group of 8 from the USA, Scotland, Ireland and us from south of the border. Jenny was an excellent host, we learnt loads about the history...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Karolina J, Guest Relations Manager at ScotBeer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Adam & Ruth, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your beery experience. Happy belated Birthday! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your tour, we aim to deliver a unique experience and you really can't go wrong with a beer...More

Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

This was one of the highlights to our long weekend in Edinburgh. Sara led an interesting, interactive and inspiring expedition around Edinburgh which led to myself and my boyfriend carrying on our beer tasting at home. Massive thank you to Sara for giving us a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

The tour is really nice and informative and gives a really good overview about the history of beer in Scotland. Our guide Sara was really nice and knowledgeable. A warning: This is a tasting-tour, not a drinking tour (go to a Pub-crawl for that). Also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Florian K
Reviewed October 29, 2018

As a french solo traveler what better than joining a tour, especially Beer related !? It was so nice to follow Amy across the Old Town and South Side and learn so much things about beer-brewing tradition implicated with the History of Edinburgh. We also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

Took the tour with my wife and another couple. Did Mary Kings Close, ghost tour and whiskey tour. This was hands down the best. If you like beer, you will love this tour. One of the highlights of our visit to Edinburgh. The people giving...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Jenny was our guide through the Scottish history of beer.. Jenny was very knowledgeable about the brewing process of beer. The history throughout the centuries of brewing. And just a wonderful guide. Jenny is a lovely young woman and if your in Edinburgh, make sure...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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November 25, 2018|
Response from karolinafj |
Hi Lucy, Our Old Town Tour starts at the city chambers just on the Royal mile, we visit a few pubs off the beaten track and try some awesome Scottish beers. We're almost full so give us a call and we'll get you booked in!
June 17, 2018|
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Response from Sara R | Property representative |
Hello! We'd love to welcome you on a tour. We can arrange a private tour or get you booked onto a public tour if you contact us directly on our website. TripAdvisor hides the link but if you search ScotBeer Tours, you'll... More
Stefan A
April 28, 2018|
Response from Sara R | Property representative |
Hi Stefan - yes we can. Different tour times can be requested and we also offer private tours. Feel free to contact us directly to organise.