Discover the centuries-old brewing traditions of the Hanseatic heritage during an exclusive beer tasting tour in Hamburg’s Old Town. Taste 4-8 types of beer with paired food and learn about the local breweries and drinking customs from a Private Guide!

  • Discover the best of Hamburg’s beer scene with a 5-Stars Private Guide
  • Taste 4-8 different beverages including popular, regional and craft beers
  • Learn about food pairings and try German appetizers and hot dishes
  • Visit 2-3 carefully chosen pubs, beer gardens and breweries in Hamburg’s Old Town
  • Learn about Oktoberfest, Reinheitsgebot and local drinking customs

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  • 2 - 4 hours
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  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian
  • Walking tour
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Back in the Middle Ages, Hamburg was a self-declared “brewery of the Hanseatic League”. Although farmers markets were lost and the brewing traditions have changed, a handful of breweries still operate within the city. Join our fun-loving Beer Expert on a search for the best popular, regional and craft beers in Hamburg’s Old Town!

The 2-hour tour is a perfect introduction to the long history of brewing in Germany, which in Hamburg can be traced back 1000 years to local monasteries and small family-run breweries. The tour will be led by a Private Guide who is full of beer knowledge and knows the best spots in Hamburg to enjoy the national drink in a cozy setting.

During the tour, you will visit 2 modern beer venues that offer an excellent selection of popular, regional and innovative craft beers that bypass the German Beer Purity Law, or the Reinheitsgebot. For the tasting experience, you will be served 4 beers. This includes 2 craft beers that will make you understand the local passion for brewing. Don’t miss out on this fun and cultural experience that will surely enrich your holidays, birthday celebration or bachelor party.

The extended 3-hour tour will give you a better understanding of German beer culture and nightlife. The guide will invite you to 2 venues, such as a traditional pub and an independent local brewery. You will enjoy a tasting of 6 different beers along with paired German appetizers that make the beer taste even better.

Choose the 4-hour option to enjoy an exclusive beer and food tasting tour that will surely satisfy your hunger! Visit 2 beer venues and 1 local restaurant to sample 8 beers and a complimentary meal that includes hot dishes and appetizers. German food is a perfect match for different styles of beers, and your private Beer Expert will teach you the best way to enjoy popular, regional and craft beers in Hamburg.

  • Private Beer Tasting Tour at the best pubs and breweries in Hamburgs’s Old Town Beer-Expert Guide with Official Hamburg License, who is fluent in the chosen language
  • 4 beers including 1x popular, 1x regional, 2x craft beers (2-hour option)
  • 6 beers including 1x popular, 1x regional, 4x craft beers and German-style appetizers (3-hour option)
  • 8 beers including 1x popular, 2x regional, 5x craft beers and German-style snacks, appetizers and main dishes (4-hour option)
  • Additional food and drinks

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the Lessing Monument (Lessing-Denkmal), Gänsemarkt 38, 20354 Hamburg, Germany Open in Google Maps

Important information

What you should know

  • Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information
  • The amount of served beer is as follows: popular 0,5l, regional 0,5l, craft 0,2l
  • Food will be served only in 1 of the visited venues, as pubs and breweries usually don’t offer food options
  • Food tasting includes a variety of different snacks, appetizers and hot dishes. Appetizers include snacks but also simple hot starters