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Tour Operator: ScotBeerTours 2 hours Travel method:   Walking Region / Starts from: Edinburgh

Edinburgh Beer Tour

Edinburgh Beer Tour

The history of Edinburgh...through beer. Daily walking tours of Old Town Edinburgh with visits to 3 local pubs for craft beer tasting.

"A dreamy mixture of beautiful beer tastings and history you won't find on any other tour."

You'll visit the Charmed Circle to see Edinburgh's historic breweries and discover the story of how Scotland became the largest exporter of bottled beer in the world.

Along the way, you'll stop at 3 pubs for local brewery beer tastings (at least 6) and we'll help you uncover your tasting superpowers so you can impress everyone on your next pub visit.

  • Discover the history of Edinburgh through beer
  • Explore the Old Town, Canongate and Cowgate on a walking tour
  • Visit former breweries in the "Charmed Circle"
  • Enjoy a tutored tasting of at least 6 Scottish beers
  • Take home our local pub guide
  • All beer included


Let your guide know on the day if you prefer to try tasters of lots of different beers or half pints at each stop.

2 hours

Meeting Point
Old Town, Edinburgh
Exact location on your booking confirmation


Public Tours
- Adults - £40 per person + booking fee (includes all beer)
- Dogs - Free

Under 18
Contact us to discuss. We can arrange private tours for families. You can email us or WhatsApp us.

Private & Group Tours
We understand it can take a little time to organise your group.

If you're a group of 6+, select "Request a Tour" in the booking calendar
- Provisional bookings are free of charge
- We'll follow up to confirm household groupings
- £100 deposit to hold your booking
- Balance and guest numbers due 7 days before your tour
- no booking fees

You can also contact us to discuss. You can email us or WhatsApp us.

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For all bookings of day tours, a minimum of 24 hours' notice prior to your scheduled departure is required in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 24 hours notice, no refund is given.

For all bookings of multi-day and custom private tours, a minimum of 72 hours' notice prior to your scheduled departure is required in order to receive a full refund. If a cancellation is made with less than 72 hours' notice, no refund is given*

*Note that in the event the client requests a refund for any reason, Tour Desk reserves the right to charge a 3% administration fee to cover costs incurred.

Cancellation and refund requests need to be sent in writing to

Meeting point

Arrival Time

Please arrive at least 5 minutes before the tour starts

Meet us at OX184

Look for large double sliding doors with an Ox on them.

Enter OX184 from the doors off the Cowgate or Stevenlaw's Close.

Let the bar staff know you're there for ScotBeer Tours and they'll show you to the table.

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ScotBeer Tours at OX184, 184-186 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1JJ