2 to 8 people
Highlights of This Tour
A craft beer expert, who also brews his own beer, will tell you everything you need to know about the types of beers and the tasting methods. You’ll also learn about the recent Hungarian craft beer revolution that has transformed the Budapest craft beer scene as well as about the main breweries in the city.
Since it’s a small-group tour, you’ll have the chance to ask plenty of questions and interact with other beer lovers in your group. This tour is ideal for those who enjoy some beers occasionally, but who want to learn more about beers in general and about the Budapest scene in particular. However, it’s also a great opportunity for beer experts, beer bloggers and home brewers to get an overview of the growing Budapest craft beer scene.
Why I Recommend This Tour
With hundreds of different craft beers available in over 150 bars and restaurants in Budapest, it is not easy to explore the city’s craft beer scene on your own. After all, you can only taste so many beers in one night (or even on one trip).
In addition, the main language of the Hungarian beer scene is still Hungarian, so it can be a challenge to figure out the information about the beers on your own. Joining this craft beer tour is a great way to overcome these challenges so that you can enjoy the city’s vibrant beer scene.
Founder of Budapest Local
Daily from 6pm to 9pm
This tour is also available as a private tour, which can be customized. Private tours can also be done in German.
This tour is led by a beer expert and homebrewer.
Legal Drinking Age
The legal drinking age is 18 in Hungary, so anyone aged 18 and above is welcome to participate!
A list of the places visited on the tour (plus many more for you to check out on your own) will be emailed to you.
This experience is part of our recommended tours and activities and it is offered by one of our partner companies.
“I booked this tour for my partner who loves his beer. Despite not being a big beer drinker myself, I thoroughly enjoyed the tour, and I would highly recommend booking it to anyone coming to Budapest. We will definitely be rebooking when we next come back!”
Mel C, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Perfect intro to craft beers in Budapest!
“What a tour! 3 nice bars with top notch craft beer. Our guide Carsten was very knowledgeable and a genuine beer geek. Thank you for an excellent evening!”
OleMBerg, Trondheim, Norway
A great way to learn about craft beers
“Luckily we went on this tour with “Tommy” (Tamas) who introduced us to both the styles and history of craft beers in Hungary. We were glad to see this wasn’t just a typical pub crawl. All the spots we visited were in the same district, which helped orient us to the lively scene (but fortunately we avoided the stag parties).”
Vicsite, near Chicago
Must do tour for craft beer lovers