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Amsterdam Beer Tour


Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Tuesday - Saturday

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point
    Inside THE BEER TEMPLE, Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 250, 1012 RR Amsterdam.
    Please report at the meeting point 10 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
  • Ending Point

    The tour ends in the City Center

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!
  • Delve into the history of Dutch brewing with an expert guide
  • This refreshing adventure is perfect for beer aficionados
  • Visit Amsterdam’s original Heineken building
  • Learn how local beer flavours have been shaped over the centuries
  • Choose from hundreds of ales at an impressive beer hall
  • Three free beer samples included


Go beyond the iconic Heineken, Grolsch and Amstel brands and delve deeper into the fascinating world of Dutch beer on this walking tour that incorporates great cafes and drink stops.

Beer aficionados and ale appreciators will enjoy this exploration of Amsterdam’s historic brewing industry. Walk the streets stopping at bars, breweries and beer halls to sample the unique flavours of different Dutch beer varieties.

Learn about the iconic brands and brewers, and find out why locals love a good brew!


To begin your Amsterdam Beer Tour you should 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 at the bars of the downtown area to sample local beers and learn about the American and German influences that have shaped the Dutch brewing industry.

Learn about the spots where Amsterdam’s nuns used to brew beer back in the 16th century then take a detour through the red light district to visit a small brewery located within this infamous area.

Continue on and finish the adventure at a legendary local beer hall that stocks more than 200 different varieties of beer! Beer lovers 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, and then you are free to head back to your accommodation or stay on at the beer hall for another sneaky tipple. (Please note that this is NOT a pub crawl).


  • Walking tour
  • English-speaking guide
  • Three Great Beers at each stop
  • One typical Dutch bar snack 


  • Transportation
  • Entrance to local brewery (including one free beer)
  • Additional bar snacks and drinks
  • Beer glasses and rare bottles of beer

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point.

Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the trip.

Participants must be 18 years old or older and have ID to show to the guide.

Please be well equipped against rain and wind and wear proper foot wear for the cobbled streets.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour

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