Edinburgh Brewery & Beer Tasting Tours FAQ's
What is the best day for a beer tasting tour?
The best day for a beer tasting tour depends on the tour and brewery being visited. Some breweries feature different flavors and drinks on different days of the week, so it's best to check their schedules in advance.
Do I need to bring anything on the tour?
Yes, you should bring a valid form of identification. Additionally, you may want to wear comfortable walking shoes depending on the size of the brewery and how much walking you will need to do.
How long does a beer tasting tour last?
The length of a beer tasting tour depends on the specific brewery and tour. Most tours last between 1-2 hours, depending on the size of the brewery and how much information is being shared.
What beers can I sample on beer tasting tours?
Most beer tasting tours will offer a variety of beers from the brewery, including both year-round and seasonal beers. Additionally, some tours may offer food pairing tastings and other interesting beer flavors.
Are there any restrictions about who can come on the tour?
Most breweries require that you are at least 21 years of age in order to participate in a beer tasting tour. Additionally, some tours may have age limits that are specific to the brewery.
How much does a beer tasting tour cost?
Costs for beer tasting tours vary from brewery to brewery. Generally speaking, they are typically between $10-20 per person depending on the size of the tour and the number of drinks being sampled.
What sort of information is shared on beer tasting tours?
Beer tasting tours typically provide guests with information on the brewing process, types of beer, history of the brewery, and interesting facts about the brewery and its brews. Many tours also feature insider secrets on the brewing process and the people behind the brews.
Can I purchase additional beer on the tour?
Yes, some beer tasting tours will allow guests to purchase additional beer during the tour. However, some breweries do not allow this, so it's best to check with the brewery prior to joining the tour.
Are there any special discounts for beer tasting tours?
Many breweries offer discounts for beer tasting tours, depending on the group size and when the tour begins. Additionally, some breweries may offer discounts for members of their loyalty program or for repeat visitors.
Do I need to make reservations for a beer tasting tour?
Most breweries require that you make reservations for a beer tasting tour, as they typically sell out quickly. It is best to reserve a spot in advance to ensure that you can attend the tour on the day that you'd like.