Original Amsterdam Beer Tour by Urban Adventures

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Original Amsterdam Beer Tour by Urban Adventures

Highlights / General details
Bask in the glory of liquid sunshine on this Amsterdam tour that covers all the best bars, breweries and beer halls of this brew-loving city. From a place where nuns used to brew ales, to the mothership of Dutch beer brewing — the original Heineken building — see, and taste, the Netherlands strong brewing history. Please note that this is NOT a pub crawl.

Walk the streets of Amsterdam while learning about the brewing industry.
See where Amsterdam’s original Heineken building first stood and learn how local beer flavors have been shaped over the centuries.
Visit Amsterdam’s boutique bars and breweries.
Choose from hundreds of ales at an impressive beer hall.
Please note that this is NOT a pub crawl.

Inclusion
Local English-speaking guide; Three great beers and one typical Dutch bar snack.

Exclusion
Hotel pick-up and drop-off; Items of a personal nature; Beers or drinks at final destination; Additional bar snacks; Additional beers while on tour; Beer glasses and rare bottles of beer; Tips or Gratuities for bartenders.

Hours of operation
Available Wednesday - Saturday (2018) and Tuesday - Saturday (2019) departing at 4:30pm. No tour departures on January 1; April 26-28; May 5; December 25-26 & 31.

Duration
Approximately 3 hours.

Location
Meeting Point: Inside THE BEER TEMPLE, Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 250, 1012 RR Amsterdam. NOTE: Depending on weather, your guide will be wearing or holding an Urban Adventure signifier. Look for the color Red.
Finish Point: A beer hall in the city center.

Itinerary
To begin, meet your enthusiastic local guide in front of the BIERKONING shop, a short distance from the original Heineken building in the Amsterdam center, an appropriate starting place for this refreshing adventure! Walk the beautiful streets of central Amsterdam, stopping in the downtown area to sample local beers and learn about the Belgium and German influences that have shaped the Dutch brewing industry. Learn about the spots where Amsterdam warehouses used to store beer back in the 15th century then take a detour through the red light district to visit a small brewery located within this infamous area.
We visit another brewery just opened and finish the adventure at a legendary local beer haunt that has more than 200 different varieties of beer! Anyone who drinks beer will be amazed at the range on offer here. Choose to sip on a pale lager, gulp some bitter ale or sample a strong triple malt to celebrate the end of the tour. Raise a glass with friends, make a toast to Amsterdam, you are free to head back to your accommodation or stay on at the beer hall for another sneaky tipple.

Additional Information
Due to the changing Dutch weather it is important to make sure to be well equipped against rain and wind, and to be wearing proper foot gear for the cobbled streets.
Please note that this is NOT a pub crawl.

Participant restrictions
Travelers must be 18 years old or older and have ID to show to the guide.

Policies
Please note that this is NOT a pub crawl.
This tour is offered on a "join-in" basis. Maximum group size is 12.
If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point.
Cancellation: 2 days prior 100% penalty. No show 100% penalty.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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