Dublin Brewery & Beer Tasting Tours FAQ's
1. What is a typical Dublin Brewery and Beer Tasting Tour experience?
A typical Dublin Brewery and Beer Tasting Tour experience sees participants take a guided tour of local Dublin craft breweries and microbreweries, including tastings of a selection of unique beers crafted on site. Along the way, guests can learn about the beer-making process, learn more about the history of Dublin beer, and engage in conversations about brewing techniques.
2. What are the benefits of booking a Dublin beer tasting tour?
Booking a Dublin beer tasting tour offers a unique opportunity to explore Dublin’s rich craft beer scene and sample a range of locally made, high-quality beers. Participants can learn about the brewing process and hear about Dublin’s beer culture from knowledgeable guides. Additionally, beer tasting tours offer a social and fun experience that enhances a visit to Dublin.
3. What type of beer can I expect to sample on a beer tasting tour?
On a beer tasting tour of Dublin, participants can expect to sample a variety of craft beers from some of Dublin’s best microbreweries. Guests can expect to get an insight into the craft beer-making process and learn about different types of ales, lagers, and stouts. Depending on the type of tour booked, guests might also get the chance to sample complimentary snacks and traditional Irish dishes.
4. Are children allowed on beer tasting tours?
No, children under the age of 18 are not permitted on beer tasting tours. This is due to legal age restrictions on alcohol consumption in Ireland. The breweries visited are also generally not suitable for young children and a beer tasting tour would not be a suitable or desirable experience for minors.
5. Is the pricing for beer tasting tours clearly listed online?
Yes, most beer tasting tours available in Dublin list their pricing and package details on their online websites. Prices vary depending on the tour’s length, the number of breweries visited, and any additional experiences included in the tour.
6. Is transportation included in the beer tasting tour?
Transport is typically not included in the price of a Dublin beer tasting tour. Depending on the package booked, some beer tasting tours may include some form of transportation to the venues visited, but this will be clearly stated if applicable. For those who do not have access to any type of transport, arrangements can often be made to provide transport for an additional fee.
7. Does the fee include taxes and other costs?
No, the fee for a beer tasting tour generally does not include taxes or other costs. Depending on the package booked, some drinks or snacks may be included in the tour price, but guests should check the itinerary and pricing terms and conditions carefully to ensure they are aware of any additional fees.
8. Can I choose the type of beer I sample on the tour?
No, the types of beers available on a beer tasting tour will be preselected by the tour operator depending on the venues visited. Guests can request specific beer samples to be included on the tour, but any additional fees for these requests must be discussed with the tour operator prior to booking.
9. Are private beer tasting tours available?
Yes, it is possible to book private beer tasting tours in Dublin. Private tours are available for groups of any size and offer an opportunity to customize the tour itinerary and selection of beers. Private beer tasting tours are typically more expensive than public tours and must be booked in advance.
10. What happens if I need to cancel my beer tasting tour?
Most beer tasting tour companies offer a cancelation policy that allows guests to cancel their tours up to 24 hours before the scheduled tour time for a full refund. Many beer tasting tour companies also offer propositition in case of bad weather or unforeseen circumstances. Contact the tour operator to learn more about their specific cancellation and propositions policies.