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Rotterdam Beer tasting & brewery tours

Our most recommended Rotterdam Beer tasting & brewery tours

Rotterdam: Breweries and Water Taxi Tour

1. Rotterdam: Breweries and Water Taxi Tour

Take in the cultural highlights of Rotterdam while visiting different breweries along the way for tasty beers and snacks. Listen to your guide telling you wonderful stories about the city and receive detailed information about the beers at each brewery. Choose your preferred beer or taste beforehand if you're not sure which one to take. During the tour, take two water taxi rides and enjoy the unique view of the city from the water. End the tour close to the Kaapse Brouwers brewery and feel free to continue the afternoon here.

Rotterdam: Stadshaven Brewery Tour with Beer Tastings

2. Rotterdam: Stadshaven Brewery Tour with Beer Tastings

See the beer brewing process from up close on this guided tour through the Stadshaven Brewery in Rotterdam, a 100-year-old, fully restored fruit warehouse where approximately 2 million liters of craft beer is brewed annually. Quench your thirst with a beer tasting. Step into what was once the world's largest fruit port in the area and learn about the history of the location and the full story behind the brewery’s contemporary and tough craft beer lines. Learn something new whether you’re an expert or beer newcomer. Hear about the brewery’s goals toward innovation and sustainability and its role in the exciting redevelopment project of Merwe-Vierhavens as a new city district in the making. Discover how the brewery and crew will contribute to the area. Head to a table in the gastropub to enjoy a tasting while your guide gives you more inside info about what you are drinking. Enjoy either 1 beer or soda or 3 beers with snacks, depending on the tour option you choose. 

Rotterdam: Heineken Building Brewery Guided Tour

3. Rotterdam: Heineken Building Brewery Guided Tour

Explore the Heineken Brewery in Rotterdam with a guide and learn the history of this famous company. Discover the tales of this world-renowned brand and find out all about the Brewing process. Afterward, end up in a secret bar for a beer and some snacks. Meet your guide at the brewery and begin your walk through the history of Heineken. Listen to one of the company's former employees and feel the delight of the story of the brewery coming alive. Find out all about the clever marketing strategies of Freddy Heineken and how yeast is created. Once the tour is over, find yourself in a secret bar for a beer and some snacks while looking out over a spectacular view of the city of Rotterdam.

Rotterdam: Beer Brewery Noordt Tastings with Optional Tour

4. Rotterdam: Beer Brewery Noordt Tastings with Optional Tour

Since September 2015, the first beer fully brewed in Rotterdam has been flowing from the tanks. Five years later, Noordt is a name that can no longer be ignored in the city, a city brewery with a Rotterdam character and worldly beers. Get a 30-minute tour of the brewery and after wards take a seat in our tasting room or on our terrace. In 25 minutes you will hear everything about what a wedding day looks like and everything that goes into brewing a beautiful craft beer. Afterwards and during the tour you can enjoy a beer of your choice. Professionalism and training are of great importance to us. All this to allow you to serve the most elegant and tasteful beers. Noordt brews no-nonsense beers that are always tight, smooth and drinkable with honest and surprising flavor elements, always made with love, passion and dedication. Professionalism and training are of great importance to us. All this to allow you to serve the most elegant and tasteful beers.

Rotterdam: Private Segway Tour and Heineken Building Visit

5. Rotterdam: Private Segway Tour and Heineken Building Visit

Discover the best of Rotterdam with this private guided Segway tour of 2 hours. During the tour, we will stop approx 30 minutes at the historical Heineken building for an audio tour and a refreshing glass of Heineken. Before the tour starts, get kitted out with the necessary equipment and get a quick safety briefing on how to use the vehicles. After 15 minutes, set out on your journey of exploration. From the Scheepvaartkwartier, head into Rotterdam city center and ride along the iconic Erasmusbrug as you discover the contrasts between the old buildings and modern architecture. Step back in time as you uncover the history of the Heineken brand on this audio tour of Heineken Gebouw. Hear the company's fascinating story as you visit rooms in the classic brick building at your own pace. Listen about the marketing campaigns of Freddy Heineken and discover the story of how the A-gist beer was first invented. Find out how construction of the brewery took place 140-years-ago. Get to know more about the role of Heineken in Rotterdam. See different offices with old-fashioned details like stained-glass. Visit the bar which is overflowing with old-timey charm and head up to the rooftop to capture pictures of the city from above.

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Beautiful beautiful location and an interesting and educational tour about the brewing process. This brewery brews sustainably. They have thought of everything. Rianne was our guide and her enthusiasm was enormous. She knows a lot and tells in a pleasant way about the process and how sustainability is applied. Afterwards we had a delicious nachos with pullpork. Together with a nice fresh beer. What more could a person want....TOP

What a fantastic place. A wonderful venue with great spaces inside and out. Our guide Rhian was brilliant, she was friendly, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and a true asset to the company. Great to hear they are keen on keeping the heritage of the building alive and so committed to running a sustainable business. The best part... they brew great beer which you get to taste, all served up with a bite to eat.

Warm welcome from a very friendly employee. It was special to hear and see how much Heineken meant to especially Crooswijk and what kind of social entrepreneur the Heineken family was/is. Beer also tasted great. Recommended!

It was super interesting! The tour guy was amazing! But the best part was the food and beer! 100% recommend!

Fun to do Enthusiastic story Sustainable Tasty beer!!