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Craft Beer Lovers' Guide To Melbourne

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  • Discover the tastes and flavours behind Melbourne’s beer scene
  • Become the biggest Melbourne beer buff in town
  • Sip on beers in three different locations, from iconic Melbourne pubs to secret breweries
  • Learn all about Melbourne’s relationship with beer, from the mouths of the locals
The Craft Beer Lovers' Guide to Melbourne tour starts and ends in Melbourne. The Craft Beer Lovers' Guide to Melbourne is a City Sightseeing tour that takes 3 hours.

Get acquainted with bohemian beers, bespoke microbrews and salacious local eats on this carb-unfriendly Melbourne walking (or is that stumbling?) tour.
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Itinerary
Calling all beer fanatics! Looking for the perfect beer tour in Melbourne? You got it. This thirst-quenching beer odyssey will take you through the best of the best on the Melbourne brew scene, from its largest brewery to those craft beers that only the true Melbourne locals know about. On top of all that, you’ll learn all about the history behind Melbourne’s favourite tipple, giving you all the local know-how to become the biggest Melbourne beer buff in town. 

Your Melbourne beer tour starts at the Sir William Clarke Memorial Stature Corner of Spring St and Treasury Place in Melbourne before we hit the train to one of the city's up-and-coming neighbourhoods, an area that is home to some of Melbourne’s best brewers. 

After an intro from your guide, you’ll head off to the first drinking den – no messing about on this tour, you dive right in! Whilst you sip on your first beer, you’ll learn about the rogue settlement of the city, and how the Melbourne beer scene came to be. From the city’s first pub to the outlandish colonial rules governing drinking in the southern capital, this Melbourne tour covers it all. 

We mix it up depending which neighbourhood we are in and where is best for the day you've booked. Venues range from breweries in industrial areas to classic pubs, bowling clubs and record bars - but the one thing they all have in common is a passion for the brew. Think Wietbier, XPA, Pilsners, Porters and Bocks - we are out in search of the best and for drinking them as close to the keg as we can get.

Along the way we'll dive into some good beer drinking snacks to make sure the night is not all totally liquid.

By now on your Melbourne beer tour, you will have been told all about Melbourne’s strict past and you will be able to witness the change and uprising of Melbourne’s unique laneway bar scene where you can try some microbrew while learning about the modern era of Melbourne’s relationship with beer. No better setting for that, we’d say! 

From here you can carry on your evening with some recommendations from our local guide, or if you’re in too much of a beer/food coma, your guide will also be able to point you in the direction of your accommodation or public transportation back into the city.
what’s included
Guide
  • Local English-speaking guide
Others
  • Tastings at 3 venues
  • And some our favourite beer drinking food
what’s excluded
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide. Please ensure you have a Myki with enough credit to catch the train or tram out to the venue for the evening. Your guide can help you purchase one at Southern Cross (approx $6 + credit) if you don't have one.
Tour details
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Duration 3 hours
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 12 participants
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Starts/Ends Melbourne, Australia/ Melbourne, Australia
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Full payment of 70 USD is required to confirm this tour.

Other Practical InformationMeeting start point : Sir William Clarke Memorial Stature Corner of Spring St and Treasury Place.   Meeting end point : At public transport stop to get You back to the city (Myki required).
CancellationCancellation for this Craft Beer Lovers' Guide to Melbourne tour is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given. If cancellation is made less than 48 hours before the chosen start date, no refund applies.
Trip Details
  • Your Trip

    This trip is offered on a "join-in" basis.  Maximum group size is 12

  • Dress Standard

    Please wear nice, smart-casual clothing. No flip-flops (thongs) permitted. Remember that Melbourne’s weather can be unpredictable and the tour will run rain, hail or shine, so bring an umbrella or coat if needed.

  • Tipping

    If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this trip

  • Closure

    If any of the venues are closed, suitable replacement venues will be visited instead.

  • Additional Note

    We support the capacity for all venues to serve alcohol responsibly and in line with local legislation.

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