Together let’s taste, discover and enjoy the real flavour of Ghent. Thanks to our passionate tour guides, you will discover the local culture through a tantalizing beer tasting session surprisingly paired with local delicacies. Taste less known beer styles, such as an exclusive brew produced by the ‘pink elephant’ brewery in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. This is your ultimate beer secret adventure in the middle of the historic center. What’s not to love?
Type of visitor
Meet like-minded beer enthusiasts. Small groups of up to 15 people
Personalise your tour with your own private guide. For small and big groups. Select the day of choice to know your final price.
Meet your guide and a small group of no more than 15 people in the center of Ghent and set off on your 3-hour beer tasting adventure!
You enter a shop with local delicacies as you make your way to the first bar, – beer and beyond! Hearing stories where the Gulden Draak originates from, completed with a taste of “Noses of Ghent”, is a best introduction to the local beer and food scene.
The first stop is a medieval inspired hidden gem, which is even unknown to most locals. Here, let’s focus on local beers that the beautiful city of Ghent has to offer. Your guide will explain the brewing process, providing a sense of where certain flavors and aromas come from. Believe us: an ultimate “AHA-experience” arises when you find out where the bitter, sour or sweet flavor originates from. Every stop has a combination of local delicacies paired with the beers, resulting in mind blowing and delicious food combos that you would have never imagined. So yes, let’s combine local beer with our world-famous Belgian chocolates.
It’s time to move on to another lively beer spot. Luckily, your guide’s knowledge extends beyond beer. Your host guides you through the most beautiful spots and historic places of Ghent which is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. En route to the second location, you will hear novels about the huge St. Bavo Cathedral, the importance of the city’s river and so on. Don’t forget to snap some pictures to capture this memory forever.
In this charming bar, discover more different styles of beer and further explore the world-famous Belgian brew portfolio. Now, have you ever tried unique Belgian types like Trappists and our local Ghent brews? Make sure your taste buds are ready because you are about to be introduced to the widest range of Belgian beers you have ever seen in just one bar.
On our second promenade, we will face a pink elephant, which is the logo of a beer brewed in Ghent. Eager to hear more surprising local brewery stories? Your wish is our command.
Now it’s time to visit the “real playground area”, another word we use for brewery. Expect to glimpse a lively brewery where the creators aren’t scared of atypical recipes. Sip from the beer created right in front of you: can you imagine a more local beer than that? And wait: there is more! Climb the stairs, find out the brewery’s uniqueness and analyze their beautiful copper kettles. Clearly the perfect setting to continue some beer chatting with your new beer friends.
Finally, at the 4th venue, the upscaling local craft beer market will be introduced, where you can taste an exclusive beer that can only be found in this town. Have you found your new favourite beer? Together with your host, find out about all the variants of this beer, what a way to end this exciting and tasty tour!
After 3 hours, the tour ends in the nicest area of town where you are free to spend time with your new friends or to continue this unique beer experience.
In a fun and entertaining way, there’s nothing I love more than talking about the city, our culture and history of Belgian beers, so much so that it’s my full-time life’s work! Join me and together let’s discover your favourite Belgian beer!