Guided tour

Glasgow Walking Tour With Beer Tasting

4.9 / 5

12 reviews

Activity provider: ScotBeer Tours

Glasgow Walking Tour With Beer Tasting

Activity provider: ScotBeer Tours
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 47.75 per person

Discover the beer that built Glasgow’s skyline and bottom line over the last 800 years with a tutored tasting of Scotland’s best beers.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Hear the rollercoaster story of Glasgow's development
  • Explore Glasgow's New Town
  • Taste great beers from across Scotland
Full description
Enjoy a unique walking tour of Glasgow's New Town through the story of William Harley and brewing in Glasgow. Setting off from the stunning Blythswood Square, you'll discover how Harley arrived as a young labourer before using his entrepreneurial talents to make (and lose) a fortune. It's a story of playing host to worldwide royalty, corporate espionage, civic duty and laying the foundations for Glasgow to become the largest exporter of bottled beer in the world. Finish with a tutored tasting of Scotland's award winning craft beers. You'll also be introduced to the raw ingredients and science of brewing and the expert guides will help you discover flavors you'll love. This tour is for history lovers or beer lovers who'd like to discover the authentic story of Glasgow's development and experience the exciting local craft beer scene. Tours are limited to 8 people so that your expert local guides can answer all your questions and help you discover your new favourite drink. You'll be entertained, informed and refreshed!
  • Fully guided tour
  • Tutored tastings
  • Beer for tastings
  • Additional beer after tastings
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 18 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hand sanitizer or tissues
  • Face mask or protective covering

Know before you go

  • Dietary requirements should be advised in advance (eg. gluten, vegan, nuts).
  • Beer can only be served to guests aged 18+.
  • Venues are required to check ID for anyone who appears under 25 years old.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 12 reviews

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Fantastic Highly Recommended

Enjoyed ever minute of this tour. Having a guest over from Canada I was anxious that the tour might not be as interesting as advertised. However it was fantastic. Alistair our expert Glasgow history guide and beer sommelier was first class. Entertaining, knowledgeable, interesting an all round nice guy Thank you for a great day.... Cheers

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August 8, 2019


Alisdair was a terrific guide! He took all the time to answer all of our questions and provided us with such an interesting history of Glasgow, we thoroughly enjoyed our tour with him and the beer was delicious!! Certainly worth the time and would recommend to anyone who would like a glimpse into Glasgow’s history and to enjoy some beer you e most certainly never tried before. We learned all kinds of new things about how beer is made and what goes into it.

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July 11, 2019

Great tour! Lovely guide who knew a lot not just about Glasgow, but also about beer and the history of beer brewing in Glasgow. Interesting and fun!

November 17, 2019

Product ID: 182027