London Brewery & Beer Tasting Tours FAQ's
1. What can I expect to do on a Beer Tasting Tour?
You will be able to sample a variety of different beers from local London breweries as well as explore the facilities of each independent brewery. You might learn about traditional beer-making techniques as well as the modern approach to beer production and beer flavors.
2. Are there food options available?
Most beer tasting tours offer snacks, such as cheese platters, and some may even offer a gourmet lunch. But the best beer tasting tours may be the ones with the light snacks, as it helps to keep the focus on the different tastes and flavors of the beers.
3. What types of beers will I sample?
You will be able to sample a range of craft beers, from IPA, stouts, lagers, and more. The scope of beers will depend on the specific tour, with some leaning more towards traditional British brews and others featuring some of the most innovative and exciting craft beers.
4. How long do the tours last?
Beer tasting tours typically last anywhere from 90 minutes to an entire day, depending on the number of breweries visited. The tour company will provide you with an accurate timeline before you embark on your tour.
5. Are children allowed on beer tasting tours?
No, all London brewery and beer tasting tours are strictly limited to adults ages 18 and over.
6. What is the cost of beer tasting tours?
The cost of beer tasting tours will vary depending on the breweries being visited, the beers being sampled, and the length of the tour. Most tours last approximately 90 minutes and cost around £30-50.
7. Do I need to make reservations in advance?
Yes, most London brewery and beer tasting tours require reservations in advance. This is to ensure that the right amount of beer is purchased and that the tour remains at a manageable size.
8. Is there a specific dress code for the tours?
Most beer tasting tours require that you wear casual clothing and closed-toe shoes. Certain breweries may have more specific dress codes in place, so it’s important to check with the tour company before making any reservations.
9. What types of transport do you use?
Most beer tasting tours in London will use fully licensed taxis or minibuses to transport you from brewery to brewery. This way you can enjoy a relaxed and safe experience while sampling the different beers.
10. Can I buy beer from the breweries?
Yes, most breweries offer the chance to buy bottles or cans of their beers at the end of the tour. The cost of the beers vary, as does the availability of shipping services if you are buying from abroad.