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Brussels 2.5-Hour Belgian Beer Tasting Experience

1. Brussels 2.5-Hour Belgian Beer Tasting Experience

Discover Belgium’s legendary brews in Brussels on this 2.5-hour Belgian Beer Tasting Experience. You’ll pass through centuries of history at 2 bars as you sample 4 different beers that will open your mind and palate to a whole new world of beer. Learn all about the intriguing history behind Trappist beers and enjoy one of their powerful ales at the first bar. At stop number 2 you’ll experience some of the brews that make Belgian beer so unique.  Let your guide introduce you to what many aficionados consider the world’s greatest and most diverse beer culture, rooted in tradition and nurtured by innovation. In a country whose brews can charm the most adamant beer-abstainer and challenge the seasoned connoisseur, don’t go it alone. Join like-minded fellow travelers on the Belgian Beer Tasting Experience!

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Belgian Beer Tasting & Course

2. Belgian Beer Tasting & Course

Taste some of the finest and some of the most unusual Belgian beers on this interactive 60-minute workshop held in Brussels. You'll make new friends as you learn how to properly taste beer. During the course you’ll have the opportunity to taste at least 5 different Belgian beers. The workshop will cover all the basic topics related to the production of beer, from the brewing processes to the history of brewing and the factors that distinguish the different styles of beer. After the beer tasting workshop, you can join a famous Brussels pub crawl and explore the nightlife of Brussels, at a discounted price.

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Brussels Beer Tasting Tour

3. Brussels Beer Tasting Tour

Sample the varied and unique flavors of world famous Belgian beers on this exciting beer tasting tour of Brussels. Home to some of the most prized premium beers in the world, you will spent around four hours sampling favorites such as Geuze, fruity Chimay and superstrong Trappist beers at some of the city's most historic cafes. Guided by a knowledgable beer expert, learn about the colorful brewing history, the mysteries of those secret ingredients used to produce unique taste and texture and how to really drink and savor Belgian beer like a local. Along with a glass of eight different brews like Geuze, Chimay Triple, Adelardus Brune and Malheur Blonde, the Brussels Beer Tour also includes sightseeing detours to some of the city's most iconic landmarks such as Saint Catherine fishmarket, Ilot Sacre and the Royal Puppet Theater. For any true beer connoisseur this is a day not to be missed.

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Brussels: Capital of Beer Exploration Game & Old Town Tour

4. Brussels: Capital of Beer Exploration Game & Old Town Tour

Be led on an exciting self-guided tour around Brussels’ Old Town where you play the role of a brewer on a quest to discover the best beer recipe in town. See the most famous drinking places in Brussels and learn about Belgium's rich beer culture. Download the app, go to the starting point, and begin the adventure. Follow clues that will take you to fascinating drinking places and attractions around the Old Town. Unlock secret stories of the places you visit on your beer-themed journey. See the Bourse Fountain, Belgian Brewers Museum, Carillon of the Mont des Arts, the Statue of Peter the Great, and many more. Walkthrough the most beautiful city square in Belgium - the magnificent Grand Place. Explore the favorite bars of the Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte and French poet Charles Baudelaire.   Use the clues to lead you from one site to another. Each clue provides you with exact directions so you won't need a map, GPS, or guide. Complete the tour in about 1.5 hours, however, there’s no time limit, allowing you to go at your own pace.  Play as a group or split into smaller groups/teams and compete against the others. Each person can also play on their own, separate from the group, and meet the group at the end of the tour.

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Brussels Pub Crawl

5. Brussels Pub Crawl

Experience the diverse and vibrant nightlife scene of Brussels with a fun and friendly guide, and taste some refreshing beers and great cocktails at discounted prices. Avoid the usual tourist bars and make new friends from around the world as you crawl from venue to venue over 3 hours. Get a wristband at the start of the night that gets you discounted drinks, including €1 beers at local pubs. Enjoy a welcome beer to start the evening, and then make your way to 4 of the best bars and clubs in town. Dance the night away at the last club, where the DJ spins top tunes every night. Benefit from free entry, a happy hour which lasts all night and a late closing time of 6:00 AM.

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Brussels: Express Tour with Belgian Lunch, Chocolate, & Beer

6. Brussels: Express Tour with Belgian Lunch, Chocolate, & Beer

Meet your guide on Grand Place for the start of this 3.5-hour food tour of Brussels, and sample traditional Belgian sweet treats as you learn why the city is so famous for its mouthwatering chocolates, often filled with real cream or alcohol. Then, discover the city’s astonishing range of quality beers and artisan brews. Sample some of the most traditional in one of the oldest taverns in Brussels. Your guide will help unravel some of the mysteries of Belgian beer. Next, get a taste of the local cuisine with tastings of mussels, served with fresh herbs and flavorful vegetables in a stock of butter and white wine. Try some frites served in paper cones with mayonnaise on the side. You can also try other Belgian dishes, such as beef stew, waterzooi, and salmon. Complete your foodie experience with some delicious waffles, topped with whipped cream and strawberries.

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Brussels: 49 Museums, Atomium, and Discounts Card

7. Brussels: 49 Museums, Atomium, and Discounts Card

The Brussels Card grants you access to 49 museums with skip-the-line admission to Atomium, the symbol of Brussels, for 24, 48, or 72 hours. Save up to 40% compared to regular admission. Among the included museums are the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Magritte Museum, Museum of Chocolate Choco-Story, Belgian Comic Strip Center, all the exhibitions at the Centre for Fine Arts BOZAR, Museum of Natural Sciences, and many more. There’s no need to book in advance. Your Brussels Card is activated when you scan it for the first time in a museum or in the Atomium. From this moment on, it is valid for 24, 48, or 72 hours. Your Brussels Card includes extra dining, drinking, shopping, entertainment, and tour discounts to help you save even more along the way. The Brussels Card includes the following: • Atomium skip-the-line ticket • Access to 49 museums: Magritte Museum, Choco-Story Brussels, Autoworld Brussels, Belgian Comic Strip Center, Museum of the Belgian Brewers, Old Masters Museum+Fin-de-Siècle Museum, BOZAR (Centre for Fine Arts), Brussels City Museum, GardeRobe MannekenPis, Museum of Natural Sciences, Musical Instruments Museum, Boghossian Foundation, Royal Military Museum, Fondation Jacques Brel (permanent exhibition), MIMA - Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art, AfricaMuseum, BELvue Museum, Art & History Museum, MOOF (Museum of Original Figurines), Train World, Halle Gate, Meise Botanic Garden, Planetarium of Brussels, CENTRALE for contemporary art, Museum of abstract art + René Magritte Museum, Jewish Museum of Belgium, Belgian Chocolate Village, Fashion & Lace Museum, Le Botanique, Coudenberg Palace, ADAM – Brussels Design Museum, Art & Marges Museum, Autrique House, Belgian Museum of Freemasonry, Charlier Museum, Erasmus House and Old Beguinage, La Fonderie – Brussels Museum of Industry and Work, Maurice Béjart House, Museum of Medicine, Sewer Museum, The Crossbow Guild Museum, WIELS, Migratie Museum Migration, CIVA, Kanal - Centre Pompidou, KBR museum, and the Schaerbeek Beer Museum • Discounts on attractions:  Enjoy the panoramic view at Koekelberg Basilica and visit Mini-Europe, the only park that allows you to travel across Europe in a matter of hours • Discounts on guided tours: ARAU - Art Nouveau & Art Deco tours, Beer and Chocolate Tour, Boat trip in Brussels with 'Brussels by Water', Brussels City Tours: tours in Brussels, Belgium and beyond (Ghent, Bruges, Amsterdam, Ypres…), City Runs: explore the city combining culture & jogging, Visit Brussels' Town Hall • Discounts on alternative transportation: One ride on the electric bike, Billy Bike and one ride on the electric scooter • Discounts in shops: De Biertempel - beers store, Elisabeth - chocolate store, Godiva Manneken Pis - chocolate store, Librairie Galerie Brüsel - bookshop, Planète Chocolat - chocolate store • Discounts in restaurants and bars: Archiduc, A La Mort Subite, Aux Armes de Bruxelles, Brasserie Horta, Chez Léon, La Fleur en Papier Doré, Les Filles, MIM Restaurant, Moeder Lambic, Brussels Beer Project

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From Brussels: Day Trip to Bruges by Train

8. From Brussels: Day Trip to Bruges by Train

Travel to the medieval city of Bruges by train and take a 2.5-hour walking tour with an English-speaking guide on arrival. Marvel at the Minnewater that provides water to the canals and see the historical women-only convent of the Beguinage. Visit the city's only working brewery at De Halve Maan and get the chance to look inside the Hans Memling museum at the 12th-century Hospital of St. John. See one of the tallest brickwork towers in the world at the Church of Our Lady, where Michelangelo’s statue of the Madonna with Child can be found in the transept. Get a feel for everyday life at the historic Vis Markt (Fish Market) and look at the beautiful guildhalls on Tanners’ Square. Visit the Groeningemuseum and find one of Belgium's most famous Gothic buildings on the Markt (Market Square). Get 3 hours of free time to explore on your own. Take an optional canal cruise to appreciate the city from a different perspective before the train journey back to Brussels.

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Brussels Culinary Evening Tour

9. Brussels Culinary Evening Tour

If fries and mussels already sound appealing to you, this tour is a must-do activity in Brussels. Whilst you can have dinner almost anywhere, it is difficult to get an inside look into Belgian cuisine. Often you need help to choose which dishes to select, not to mention varying prices and quality. This evening tour is a unique gastronomic and cultural experience as it combines the highlights of Belgian cuisine with the history behind its best dishes. While the majority don't think French fries are a delicacy, wait until you try Belgian frites with mayonnaise. The list of tastings will include Flemish beef stew or grilled salmon (upon your taste). Since cooked meats and artisanal cheese require a refreshing cold drink for better digestion and differentiation of flavors, you will be introduced to famous Belgian beers (selected accordingly to the type of dish served) as well as red or white French wine, upon your preference. During the dinner, your tour guide will strive to offer you as much information as possible regarding Belgian cuisine, Belgian habits or anything you would like to know about the country. The location of the tour will provide an authentic Belgian atmosphere to offer you the chance to interact with Belgian culture. Even if you're full after your main course, there will always be room for a light and crispy Brussels waffle topped with chocolate, cream and strawberries, along with a flavored cappuccino. During the short walk between the venues, discover the Royal Galleries and get a glimpse of Brussels at night.

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Brussels: Beer Tour

10. Brussels: Beer Tour

The tour begins at the Tourist Office of Grand Place, with an introduction about Belgian beers. After, you will continue the tour to tasting two beers in the first brewery, considered to be one of the best ones in Brussels. You can taste here some of the most unique beers in the world. You will continue the tour in a very trendy brewery, where you enjoy the authentic atmosphere that makes Brussels’s evening so famous. You will take there a real Belgian Trappist beer. Finally you will go to a brewery that has entered the Guinness World Record for having the most extensive beer list in the world. You will taste here another beer in a great atmosphere. You will then finish the tour, with some advice on how to continue enjoying the exciting world of beer in Belgium.

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What people are saying about Brussels

Overall rating

3.9 / 5

based on 533 reviews

The tour was very interesting and informative. Our guide Tom gave detailed information about Belgian beer. There were a few beers to try in really different flavors. He responded to the various questions posed by the participants

I’ve played a couple of these and this one was the best! Good location specific history and information. We didn’t even finish it because it led us to such cool bars

This was an amazing experience if you’re a group of friends or couples just trying to meet cool people and drink around an unknown city.

Great tour guide. Tried 9 beers and food/snacks included. Would definitely recommend.

Our guide was very knowledgeable, the tour was a lot of fun