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Ales and Pubs: Sipping the History of British Beer

Get beyond the stereotypical associations, learn about the craft and sample the delights of this mainstay of British culture
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About the Tour
3 hours
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  • Taste beer in micro-breweries and local pubs
  • Led by food anthropologist and beer expert
  • Borough Market and Beer Brewery
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I had a tremendous time. It was great walking with Des; really amazing having someone like him with so much knowledge and experience guiding!
What an absolutely perfect way to spend an afternoon! Our docent, Des, was so knowledgeable on the topic (he's written the definitive guidebook: The CAMRA Guide to London's Best Beer, Pubs & Bars) and his enthusiasm so infectious that our tour just flew by. So much great conversation and insight! Highly, highly recommend this unique London tour. Thanks Des!
Will had great knowledge and was very thorough. Would have liked to visit more pubs to get the “feel” of the pub culture.