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.
As an beginner with beers and how it is made, I think this was a very cozy and enlighting experience. The guide, Lisalot, a local girl based in Ghent and... read more Brussels, took me and my party of 6 to different locations in the middleaged part of Ghent.
We tried different producers, and Lisalot brought with her some delicious chocolate which suited well with the drinks. 10/10
Even I live in city Gent it was a new and fun experience. I had a good time and I discover new beers that I like drinking now. Also we... read more went to a few places what I didn't know yet. It's fun to discover your own city on a different way. I certainly recommend this tour or any other one that's available.
Liselot did a very very good job.
You can tell that you studied a lot about beers and you can feel the passion for what she does.Always a smile,... read more always fun and a lot of things still to discover about her "beerworld".
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!