113 reviews of Brussels Beer Tasting Tour
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Reviewed by Denis G, May 2012
Exactly what I was looking for in a beer tour of Brussels. Centuries of beer history packed into a 4 hour tour. The selection of draft beer presented on this tour was great plus you are learning about the beers as you enjoy them. You are also introduced to areas of Brussels where most tourists never set foot. Be sure to order a IV Saisons at Moeder Lambic.
Reviewed by Edean K, USA, May 2012
To tell you the truth, the 4 of us aren't beer drinkers but we wanted to know about the famous Belgian beers and what better way than to taste different kinds that this tour offered. It was the highlight of our trip to Brussels which was the start of our river cruise to Netherlands. With this small group, Mark did an excellent job of showing us various local pubs in out-of-the-way places behind Grand Place and having us taste beer, light, dark, blueberry, chocolate, what-have-you. I particularly liked the beer, "Bad Luck Blonde" but many that we tasted cannot be purchased outside of Belgium and some are the specialty of the pub. The meeting place was easy to find, although I was at first worried since I've never been to Brussels. He led us through the back streets and as it turns out, it is like a city tour as well. We even had a German TV crew following us for this particular tour since Monday was Beer Day in Germany. Anyway, it was a memorable tour and I learned about Belgian beer through TASTE rather than the making process.
Reviewed by Christopher R, May 2012
The tour was fantastic. We learned a lot, we drank as much as we wanted, we got to see plenty of the city that wouldnt have seen otherwise. I have nothing but good things to say and i highly recommend this tour. It was the best value for our money on our entire vacation.
Reviewed by JPC, USA, April 2012
Awesome, awesome day! My husband and I enjoyed every aspect of the tour. We were in a small group of 7 people, so we all got a lot of attention from the guide and shared a lot of laughs. Our guide was a very interesting man who had a real passion for beer. He took us to small bars that were out-of-the of typical tourist hot-spots. We will probably take this tour again in the future. Brussels is beautiful and everyone is very friendly and helpful.
Reviewed by Robert F J, April 2012
Terrific!!! Alot of fun. Tour guide Mark knows beer and interesting hidden spots to enjoy it. Highly recommended and great value.
Reviewed by Terry S, April 2012
Great tour. Tasted 7 different beer we would not have tried otherwise and visited some very interesting bars. Very knowledgeable tour guide. I highly recommend this tour
Reviewed by Stephen A, April 2012
If you only do one thing in Brussels, take this tour. It was by far the highlight of our trip. Imagine just meeting up some friends in a new city, and they take you out. Show you the sights, you learn about the best beers in the world, and you have a blast...sounds fun huh? We actually loved the beer tour so much, we signed up for another two with this group the next day to visit Brugge. Not over selling this, but we had high hopes and it exceeded our expectations.
Reviewed by Alicia M, March 2012
Our guide on this trip, Jan, literally changed our entire Brussels experience. He was amazing and gave us so much great info on so much more than beer.
Reviewed by JILLIAN M, January 2012
A great time! Tour guides were knowledgable and personable. I wish we didn't have to leave. We went to about 5 bars - each of which we sampled different beers with a group of amazing people from all over the place. The best thing about these tours are the people b/c you get to spend time with strangers and really branch out to meet others. We had a blast! Again, wish we didn't have to leave!
Reviewed by Mary O, December 2011
AWESOME! Our tour guide had a great sense on humor. He was very knowledgeable and the day was very enjoyable. After the tour he suggested a few other places to try so several of us from the group went to a couple more bars.
Reviewed by Matthew P, December 2011
Tour and beer was great, definitely not the tourist trap bars! Another great thing about this tour is meeting the other participants!
Reviewed by Nathan J, Ireland, October 2011
This tour was very good, we did the chocolate tour in the morning and then the beer one in the afternoon, both tours took us to places in Brussels that we wouldn't have found on our own. Tried a lot of different beer and each of them were grand. The appetisers were amazing too got to love the gouda cheese and salami
Reviewed by Estelle B, October 2011
We very much enjoyed this tour and would highly recommend it, great guide!
Reviewed by Stephen C S, Canada, October 2011
My son and I spent about four hours on a Sunday afternoon touring Brussels pubs with Marc, and sampling Belgian beers. Marc met us in Grand Place at the appointed time and, after waiting 15 minutes for three others who had booked the tour- and who didn't arrive- the three of us set off for what turned out to be a private tour. Marc is very knowledgeable about beer, and tailored his selections to our own tastes. The "samples" were all either full glasses of draft, or a bottle split between two of us- not just a tiny taste. The tour covered six different bars, spread around the core of the city, and we tried nine different beers (including a bonus, compliments of one bar owner- thanks Patrice!). We had come to Brussels to experience the beer, and we got full value for the experience with this tour. Highly recommended, if learning about beer- and drinking it- is what you're looking for.
Reviewed by Janine C, October 2011
This was an excellent tour. Our guide Marc was very knowledgeable and took us to places we never would have found on our own. The beer was excellent and it was the highlight of our trip. I strongly recommend this tour.