Attractions

Brewery and Beer-Tasting Tour in Brooklyn

14 Reviews

  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5403BROOKLYN
Learn about Brooklyn’s beer-brewing past and present on a guided walking tour of a local brewery and the history-rich neighborhood in which it’s located. Brooklyn was a beer-brewing capital for much of the 1900s, but all of the 40+ breweries that existed in the borough pre-1970 have disappeared. Find out why, and what is causing them to return, as your local guide leads you on a brewery tour and a walk through the neighborhood of Williamsburg.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Lunch included
At the turn of the century, Brooklyn was considered a ‘Milwaukee of the East,’ providing a home to approximately 40 breweries. But by the early 1970s, labor costs, prohibition and technological improvements caused every one of them to lock their doors and leave town. Over the past few years, new breweries have started popping up and are reinventing the crafts of their ancestors. Discover the story in depth as you follow your local guide on a walking tour through one of Brooklyn's favorite local breweries, where you’ll take an exclusive tour and sample the delicious brew.

Next, head to the birthplace of Brooklyn's brewing scene, where you’ll explore some of the historic 19th-century buildings that once housed brewing operations. Hear stories from your guide about the German immigrants that brewed the beer and lived in the neighborhood. Then visit the Church of Most Holy Trinity – St Mary, a beautiful church dating back to the mid-18th century. After, enjoy a full lunch (included) at a traditional pizza shop that uses the freshest ingredients.

Your final stop brings you to a friendly neighborhood bar to sample several more local brews.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Duration:
3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Return Details:
Concludes at Union Avenue between Ainslie and Powers Streets

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Pricing information

Brewery and Beer-Tasting Tour in Brooklyn

Take a tasty tour of Brooklyn

Inclusions:
  • Tastings at one of Brooklyn's famous breweries and a bar
  • Pizza
  • Local guide
  • Map of the neighborhood
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Check with your tour operator for the exact meeting location
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Gerard B, May 2016

Great tour to see the operation of the Brooklyn Brewery, taste a bunch of different beers, learn some of the history of Brooklyn breweries.
Well worth the time and cost.

Reviewed by: Jane T, February 2015

It was pretty freezing outside but our tour was let in early which was great. Our guide Josh was really knowledgeable and had a great enthusiasm for the brewery. It helped also that the staff member who gave the tour was so funny and very informative. We had some great beers at the brewery itself, then onto amazing pizza and a few other bars and more beers. Cannot recommend this highly enough as you also get to experience a taste of Brooklyn which you might not otherwise see and places you might never know about

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