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Find beervana on this 3-hour evening Amsterdam beer tour that avoids the tourist-traps and showcases some of Amsterdam’s quality bars. An in-the-know guide takes a small group, limited to just 12 beer nuts, around the picturesque city to popular local watering holes, including a brewery in the Red Light District and a beer hall boasting more than 200 types of frothy goodness! Along the way, sample three beers and learn about the Netherlands' beer-brewing history.


  • 3-hour evening Amsterdam beer tour led by an expert local guide
  • Learn about the history of the Dutch brewing industry while exploring Amsterdam
  • Enjoy a typical Dutch bar snack and sample three different beers, recommended by your guide
  • Visit a brewery in Amsterdam's Red Light District with your guide
  • Choose from a selection of more than 200 beers in a legendary local beer hall
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of 12 people ensures a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Small-Group Amsterdam Beer Tour

Beer Walking Tour

The Netherlands’ beer industry started in the early 17th century and exploded into production about 300 years later, leading to its world-renowned reputation as a beer-brewing powerhouse. Quench your thirst for quality Dutch beer on this 3-hour evening Amsterdam beer tour, which includes sampling three beers as well as a typical bar snack.

Meet your informative guide in central Amsterdam and as you stroll along the city's charming cobblestone streets, learn about the country’s brewing industry, shaped in part by American and German influences.

Stop at a succession of different bars — frequented by locals — including an intriguing little place where Amsterdam 16th-century nuns once made their own brews. Your guide also leads you into the bold and racy Red Light District. Leave the crowds behind and visit a small brewery located in the heart of the neighborhood to sample an array of beers in an atmospheric tasting room.

Finish up in a famous local beer hall that features more than 200 different varieties of beer! End your tour on a high note with a bitter ale, a pale lager or a triple malt. Your guide leaves you here, so you’re placed in the perfect spot to continue enjoying Amsterdam’s best beer right where you are!

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

This was an excellent tour. Only the two of us with the tour leader, so we had lots of time to talk and discuss all aspects of beer and brewing. The bars and walk were adjusted to our requirements and interest and the leader's knowledge of the beer scene in Amsterdam was outstanding. I would recommend this tour to all interested Brewers and beer lovers.

Daniel N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Fun beer tasting with a great guide. Gives you facts about both beer and the city. Also takes you to a distillery as a side stop.

Susan F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Fantastic - great intro to the city center and so much fun - excellent value for the money.
I am 57, and thoroughly enjoyed this - for all those 18 who enjoy a drink or two or three while touring!

Beverley O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

We took this tour in mid October and had a fabulous time. Sean was a lot of fun. I'd definitely recommend this tour. All of the beers we tried were excellent.

John N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Guide Sean was great. This was an intimate group--only four of us. We started out at a pub that had a bewildering selection of beers, where we were guided in our sampling. We moved on to a place that sold home made liqueurs that were out of this world. This part we had to pay for about 3 euro. It was then on to another pub where we picked up a free souvenir, and then sampled some of their beer. We ended up in another place that brewed its own beer. These are places that you would never find on your own, so that made the circumstances even better. We had a great time--lots of beer and lots of laughs.

Tamera D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We enjoyed it very much. It was laid back but in a good way.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This was the 2nd time taking this tour and we had a great time. We got to see some amazing little places and enjoyed the beer. Shaun made just the right beer selections for us. A great way to spend a few hours, we made note of our favorite places and can't wait to go back!!
Pam and Grayson

Cherie B USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

This tour was great. Sean, the guide, is quite knowledgable in different processes of brewing beer. We were a small group and he kept it lively the whole time. The 3 places we tasted beer at were super, with great atmosphere as well. If you enjoy learning about what you're drinking, take this tour!!

Jean C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

We had a wonderful time on this tour. There were 4 of us + another traveler in our group, and Sean really went above and beyond your run-of-the-mill tour with us, helping us experience some unique and wonderful aspects of Amsterdam that we had not even noticed in our first few days there. We really appreciated how he asked for our input, then listened to and worked to meet our needs and requests. He was very proud of and respectful toward all the special nuances that make Amsterdam the amazing city it is, and with what he recommended and introduced us to, we hope to visit Amsterdam again soon!

kerry L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2014

Excellent tour! The guide was very personable and had lots of interesting information to share about Amsterdam and its history. We went to three different bars which all had a wide variety of beers to choose from, and a nice snack was included. Highly recommended!

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