Craft Beer Tour Around Manchester, 1 November 2018–1 February 2019, from £30 - Book now
Manchester is privileged to be the home of numerous micro breweries each with their own personality and twist, you’ll find no shortage of local breweries and bars supporting a thriving craft beer scene in the city. Join Craft Beer Tour Manchester in a celebration of this fermented boozy culture. The tour is in partnership with several of the cities breweries and favourite bars including; Runaway Brewery, Seven Bro7hers, Port St. Beer House and 57 Thomas Street, arguably some of the best places to find a range of craft beers to suit every taste. You’ll be guided around the city by an industry expert, learning about the breweries and the beers as well as discovering a bit about the history behind some of the landmarks you pass en route. As the tour takes you from brewery to bar you’ll have the chance to sample 10-12 different craft beers, all in 1/3 pint measures. With each stop, you’ll hear a bit about the beers being drunk from the people brewing and selling them giving you an insight which will have you savouring every sip.
Whether you consider yourself a beer connoisseur or just love having a pint with your friends, Craft Beer Tour Manchester will have your typical stout drinker finding an IPA which they love, and your friend who prefers ‘fruity drinks’ getting obsessed with a dark porter. The tours happen every Saturday and start at 1:30 pm at a chosen venue in the Northern Quarter. They last around 3 hours but who’s to stop you from carrying on once you’re in the heart of the Northern Quarter, craft beer is everywhere. A large emphasis is put on the local nature of each beer and brewer. Expect to visit a range of places from crowdfunded breweries which have taken off, to months old establishments. What you can be certain of in each destination is a common passion for the craft and creativity involved in brewing beer.
As you drink your way through the city you can put your conscience at ease. For every guest 50p of the fee from the tour goes towards Big Change Manchester. A charity whose aim is to eradicate homelessness in the city. Whether you are a dedicated stout drinker or prefer a fruity larger be prepared to have your tastes challenged and broadend. Having been on the tour the days of walking into your local and just order ‘the usual’ will be a thing of the past.