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Meet your guide in the afternoon outside the Hockey Hall of Fame on Yonge Street. As you walk through the streets of Old Town Toronto, learn about the little-known role that beer has played in the history and growth of the city.

The amount of bars in Toronto can be overwhelming—on this tour, relax and let the guide choose for you. At 3 highly-rated pubs, sample local beer as you listen to historical anecdotes often missing in guidebooks.

Continue on to the iconic St. Lawrence Market, where your guide navigates to the market’s best vendors. Enjoy a handful of samples before moving on to Toronto’s Distillery District. Going with a guide is essential, as many of the area’s points of interest are unmarked and easy to miss.

The tour ends here, leaving you with enough time in the evening to grab a bite or explore further on your own.

Locations visited
Mill Street Brewery
St. Lawrence Market
Distillery Historic District
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Overview
Learn about the under-appreciated history of Toronto’s beer scene on a walking tour of the city’s best pubs and historic neighborhoods. Going with a guide ensures you see unmarked points of interest that most visitors miss if exploring on their own. On this tour, avoid the hassle of researching and planning, and instead relax as your guide navigates to city’s gems for you.
Highlights
  • Explore with a guide: Visit hidden gems and easy-to-miss points of interest
  • Enjoy local beer samples at 3 of Toronto’s highly-rated pubs
  • Samples at St. Lawrence Market: Guide chooses from over 100 vendors for you
  • Small group size of 12 people or fewer ensures a memorable experience
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Beer DOES make history better - who knew?

First of all - Mike is The Dude. He made this tour an outstanding day. He started off getting to know everyone and where they were from and he retained that information and involved all the participants throughout the tour. As a result of that...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun and Informative trip

A nice way to get out and see some of the city sites and visit some nice bars and beers. Cydney was our tour guide and she was friendly and knowledgeable about Toronto and the surrounding area. She knew her history and really gave us...More

Thank dodgerdave2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great way to spend an afternoon

Had a tremendous time on the tour. The guide did a fantastic job (both in terms of his knowledge and his ability to bring the group together) and the group was friendly so conversation flowed as well as the beer. The three stops were all...More

1  Thank Adam M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
An amazing day

The beer tour is an awesome experience that I can recommend to everyone. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history of Toronto. I learned a lot and you might do the same. Mike is an excellent presenter, with unique sense of humor and...More

Thank dinevaalbena
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amaizing tour & outstanding guide

Mike was an outstanding tour guide. We visited 3 cool pubs and landmarks along the way. He is very knowledgeable and fun, not only of beer but of Canadian history. In the end we were so thrilled a bunch of us stayed in the last...More

Thank Lucas G
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Manda S
23 July 2018|
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Response from kjan2253 | Reviewed this property |
Beer is not included in the purchase price. So you could order a soft drink. I would check with the organizers just to be sure they do not have an age restriction.
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Starts at 2 pm till 6pm but it’s quite casual so you could leave earlier.
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