After taking in the sights and sounds of Toronto, what you need is a day of relaxation with a cold beer in your hand. And even better would be a day spent sampling craft beers brewed fresh in Toronto itself! With its burgeoning craft beer scene, Toronto is home to some world-class breweries producing top-shelf beer. And it’s not just the famous Distillery District, but scattered throughout the eclectic neighbourhoods of Toronto are craft breweries specializing in distinctive beers that will open your mind and palate to some amazing tastes. Besides sampling the craft beers of these breweries, you can even take a behind-the-scenes look at the brewing process, interact with the master brewers and understand more about the beer-making business in and around Toronto. So, come and take a look at our list of the best beer tours in Toronto, Canada.
Enjoy a lovely hour-long afternoon tour of Toronto’s iconic Distillery District and take a walk through time. With a friendly and knowledgeable guide, stroll through the beautiful Victorian architecture of the Distillery District and learn about its illustrious past and its transformation into a modern neighbourhood. This tour is offered multiple times throughout the afternoon and is quite popular with tourists as a ‘Classic Distillery Walking Tour’. The popular tour also includes a visit to Soma Chocolate for exquisite chocolate tastings and Mill St. Brewery for craft beer tastings.
Toronto Distillery District Walking Tour
Duration: 1 hour
Learn about Toronto’s beer-making history on this small-group walking tour while strolling through the old streets of Toronto. Get a lowdown on the importance of beer in Toronto’s history as your expert guide tells you how beer was the drink of choice for most residents of Toronto, right from the early 1800s to present day. Visit three unique pubs and sample their craft brews and specialties. Each pub on the tour has a unique ambiance, varied beer selection and a different set of patrons. Guided by your beer expert guide, you will uncover the secrets of Canada’s famous beers as you sample the exotic brews of each pub. Integrating some delicious food into the tour as well, your guide will take you through the stalls and shops of the historic St. Lawrence Market to try out some of their specialties. End this awesome tour at the historic Distillery District, brimming with cafés, culture, and art.
Small-Group Toronto Beer Tour
Duration: 4 hours
This West Toronto brewery tour is perfect for those looking for a dedicated craft brewery tour led by a knowledgeable guide (also referred to as the ‘Beer Captain’ in this tour). Travel in style to three breweries in an air-conditioned van to try craft beer samples at each brewery and get a beer-brewing process tour at one brewery at least. Get professional beer tasting lessons, VIP lanyards with beer scoring cards, chips and snacks, as well as free souvenirs of your memorable tour!
Toronto Craft Brewery Tour
Duration: 3 hours
Steeped in rich Irish history, this almost four-hour long guided food and beer tour takes you through the cobbled streets and alleys of Corktown that are teeming with beautiful architecture. With seven stops along the way, this marvelous walking tour is bound to leave you with a belly full of food, beer, fun and facts! Sample coffee from the best coffee roasters in Toronto, taste divine artisanal chocolate from an award-winning chocolatier, enjoy delicious Mediterranean and Mexican food and end the tour with a craft beer tasting at an iconic Corktown institution dating back to 1889.
Corktown and Distillery Historic District Food Tour
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Toronto for beer lovers!
For beer lovers, Toronto is a great place to sample and explore the tastes of the unique craft breweries of this city. With our recommendations of the best beer tours in Toronto, Canada, you will get an in-depth understanding of the city’s booming craft beer scene while tasting some superb freshly brewed beer!
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