5 star rating: Highly Recommended 26 Reviews

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  • Location:Toronto, Canada
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)

Small-Group Toronto Beer Tour

On this small-group walking tour, explore the historical streets of Old Toronto and learn how beer has played an important role in Toronto's past. Taste some of Canada's finest regional craft brews and visit three classic pubs, plus discover Toronto specialties at the famous St Lawrence Market.


  • 4-hour beer walking tour of Old Toronto
  • Enjoy visiting three classic Toronto pubs, including beer tasting at the Mill Street Brewery
  • Learn from your local guide how beer played a role in the city's past
  • Visit the famous St Lawrence Market to taste Toronto specialties
  • Small-group size with a maximum of 12 people ensures a personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Small-Group Toronto Beer Tour

Beer Tour

Engaging stories, laughs and lager – what a great way to spend an afternoon! On this 4-hour small-group walking tour, learn how Canadian beer ties into the rich history of Toronto.

Take a walk through Old Toronto with your professional local guide and discover the history of Canadian beer, especially regional craft brews. Visit three historical pubs -- including the Mill Street Brewery -- each with its own unique character and great selection of beer. Then, visit the St Lawrence Market to sample some Canadian specialties, including Ontario wines and artisan mustard, before touring the Distillery District, an old industrial park and whiskey factory now converted into a hub of art, culture and cuisine.

Along the way, learn interesting facts and stories about the role beer has played through the decades in helping Toronto citizens cope with cholera, fire disasters, war, depression, rebellions, muddy streets and general Victorian stuffiness.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Our guide Mike was great, he knew his stuff..tour was great, beer was good, history lesson was awesome. I would highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Mike was a great and very knowledgeable tour guide. I certainly learnt about the evolution of beer in the city's history as well as the laws associated with beer consumption. Cheers... Mike!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Although the tour was just us and the guide we had a great time. The tour did not include the cost of the beer at the first two pubs, but the third pub 's sampling was paid for by the guide. He was quite nice, knowledgeable and fun! I would definitely recommend this tour if you like sampling craft beer.Awesome fun!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Fantastic! i highly recommend this. Mike was a fantastic tour guide and a fellow drinker, really interesting history facts too! i'll surely be checking out their other events! The other people along for the tour were also fantastic! really good group of friendly people.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Mike was great and the tour was definitely worth the price. i HIGHLY recommend it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

I was unable to attend the tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Absolutely great tour!We had Dave as our tour guide and his knowledge of beer is impressive! He made the tour very fun while also being educational. I have to say I'm not the biggest beer drinker but I very much enjoyed the tour and it opened my mind and my mouth to beer! Carly and Sean, South Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The tour was amazing! DAVE was super fun and informative. Well worth it.. we would recommend it for sure

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

I found the tour online prior to a one day visit in Toronto. History AND beer; what's not to like? The tour had everything I could ask for. Jason was very well educated in the local history as well as the beers we sampled. I got a lot of "off the track" history bits that where both amusing and surprising. I feel I learnt a lot a'boat Toronto in my short time. Thanks again Jason, for a fab afternoon!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

We enjoyed it very much. It was very interesting and even in the drizzle we had a great time with our guide.

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