Craft beer walk around Budapest
Minimum age: 18
- Try at least 6 different varieties of delicious craft beer!
- English-speaking beer expert will show you some of the city's finest craft ales
- We visit at least 3 different bars in Budapest together
All about the trip
For beer connoisseurs across the world, Budapest is becoming the perfect destination in which to try a whole plethora of delicious craft beers and ales. All fresh from the tap!
The Hungarian craft beer revolution has quietly been building a lot of momentum over the past few years, so much so that the rest of the world has now begun to take notice. Downtown Budapest now offers a smörgåsbord of bars, micro-breweries and local craft beers…and of course, we would like to invite you to learn all about them with us!
So join us for a beer-tasting adventure in which you’ll explore Budapest’s best craft beer spots. Together, we’ll visit three different bars in order to taste at least six beers, all in a range of different styles. Your beer-expert guide will explain to you all about each beer, telling you all about the stories behind its creators and interesting info regarding the brewing process.
As we taste the different beers over the course of the tour, your guide will take you back to the beginning of Hungarian beer history. They will explain how it all started, with the nomadic Magyars tribes people, who likely learned how to use hops, barley, and malt from the Slavs. How the monasteries began brewing in the 14th century and then how the guilds further developed it in the 16th century.
The beer industry really started to develop in the 1840s after a law was introduced making it possible for anyone to brew, sell, and import beer in Hungary. The first commercial brewery was built in Pest in the Kőbánya neighbourhood. This area soon became known as “beer city” since it turned out that the underground limestone caverns were perfect for fermenting and storing beer.
Today’s beers are vastly different from those in the medieval times, but the stories involved with local production are just as fascinating.
So, join us to experience Hungarian craft beer in all its glory while the revolution is still fresh.
What is included in the price
- 10% discount on purchases at 'The Tasting Table' (winery in Budapest)
- Complementary Budapest Food and Wine Guide
What is not included in the price
- Gratuity tips for your food servers
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Please note that this tour is not wheelchair accessible. This tour is not recommended for pregnant travellers, travellers with back or heart problems or any other serious medical conditions.
We ask that guests arrive 15 minutes early so we can get started on time. All Taste Hungary guides will always be holding a Taste Hungary tote bag so they can be easily identified.
Please bring ID and your booking reservation.
This tour requires good weather. If we need to cancel due to poor weather you will be offered a different date or a full refund.
Make sure you know the way back to your hotel or accommodation!
This activity is organised by Taste Central Europe LLC (Taste Hungary), Washington DC, 20001, United States, +36 30 690 4913, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Do you have a question or need more information about the activity?
You can reach our European office between 9am and 5pm CET on weekdays and between 11am and 5pm on weekends and holidays.
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