Perfect for foodies and beer connoisseurs looking for a taste of real Ghent, this tour ventures off the typical pub crawl path thanks to our legendary stories about our traditional Belgian beers. Beer pairing with local delicacies, given in a personal approach is the added value of this greatest local food & beer experience happening in the most medieval venue of the city.
Meet new people, small groups up to 15
Personalise your own tour with your own private guide. Also recommendable for groups from 10 persons.
We recommend taking public transport. From the train station Gent Sint Pieters take tram 4 and get off at Korenmarkt. You’re only 2 minutes away from the start location. If you go by car, please be aware to take enough time as finding parking spaces can be a big challenge.
Meet your guide and small group of no more than 15 people in the center of Ghent and set off on your 3-hour beer tasting adventure.
As you make your way to the first bar, stop by your guide’s favorite beer shop to find out how familiar our visitors are with the Belgian beer portfolio.
Your first stop will be at one of the city’s most medieval bars. Here, sample your first beer, swap thoughts on the flavor and notes and soak up the convivial spirit as you chat to your group. For those who don’t know the difference between an ale and a lager, it’s time to put your eyes open as the secrets of the brewing process will be shared. At every venue, we’ll surprise you to combine our beers with some local food to enjoy the full Belgian beer-and-food experience. Let the guide unpack her take-away chocolate bags and spread you those amazing flavours.
From here, move on to another lively beer haunt, loved by and known only to the locals. It’s time to explore more different styles that explain the fame of our Belgian brews. Tasting the ingredients is a way to not only make you feel like visiting a brewery, but it’s also about responding to the question of what makes a beer sour, sweet or bitter. Now, have you ever tried those unique Belgian types like Trappists & Lambics? This is the moment that you’ll be introduced in the widest range of the Belgian beers. This visit will be completed with another surprising local food pairing as want you to discover as much as possible from our local market in only 3h time!
Last but not least, at your 3rd location, you’ ll be introduced to the upscaling local craft beer market from merge brewery stories to upcoming beer business. Trying an exclusive beer you can only find in this town, is what we are eager for. Share your favourite beer of the tour, so you can explore variants of your new favourite beer.
After 3 hours, your tour concludes in the nicest area of town where you will be free to spend time with your new friends or to continue this unique beer experience.
With a couple of friends, we took the beer tour combined with the chocolate tasting and where truly impressed by the authenticity this tour offers. Its a great and very... read more fun way to get to know the city and more about the beer culture and chocolate in Belgium. Our guide was passionate and very well prepared with a good sense of humor as well. Would highly recommend for families, friends and even business trips or team buildings. Will definitely book one of the other tours when back in town.
Very interesting, even i know some of the brewing process i learned many new things especially about the history of beer and beer making process
We decided to do a group beer tour in Bruges. We were pleasantly surprised with how competent,dynamic and intelligent our tour guide was. She kept us entertained and made... read more great suggestions. We we were sad when the tour was over. Highly recommended for all types of beer lovers!
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!