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Munich: An Evening of Bavarian Beer and Food Culture

1. Munich: An Evening of Bavarian Beer and Food Culture

A warm glow is guaranteed when you immerse yourself in German beer and food culture on this evening tour in Munich. You'll meet a friendly local guide who'll introduce the beer capital of the world and tell you about the secret haunts where locals go for the really good stuff. Learn about the fascinating history of German brewing - from the ancient Hausfrauen brew-women, to the great monastic breweries of the middle ages, and the revered Reinheitsgebot (Purity Law) of 1516. You'll learn why the world looks to Munich for the ultimate examples of cold refreshing great tasting beer. Don't eat before this tour! You'll be sampling several different delicious beer varieties and the best of traditional Bavarian food including Weisswurst(white sausage), dumpling, roast pork and more at our own table in one of the city's finest old beer halls. You'll enjoy an exclusive private tour through the beautiful new Beer and Oktoberfest Museum housed in one of Munich's most historic buildings. After seeing a traditional beer garden, you'll finish at the world-famous Hofbräuhaus. There you have the option of continuing through the night to the sound of Bavarian Oompah bands.

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Munich: Beer Tasting and Breweries Private Guided Tour

2. Munich: Beer Tasting and Breweries Private Guided Tour

Explore Munich’s beer brewing scene with a guide, try up to 4 different types of Bavarian beers in 3 cool locations, and taste local specialties. Visit the most famous beer halls, Oktoberfest Museum, Old Town, and Marienplatz. Learn about the brewery traditions of the Bavarian capital. Meet your guide at the meeting point in Marienplatz and enter 2 selected beer gardens and breweries in the city. Be amazed by the big diversity of beer they offer and don’t hesitate to try them. Enjoy the city highlights with great commentary along the way. Choose the 3-hour option and enjoy a guided visit to the Beer and Oktoberfest Museum. Hear fascinating stories of the history of beer and Oktoberfest. See artifacts relating to beer production, find exhibits based on the beer culture, and get extensive knowledge of brewing art. Admire the stunning architecture of Old Town, look at the Isar Gate or St. Peter’s Church. Be amazed by the grand New Town Hall, feel the vibes of Marienplatz, and see Frauenkirche. Extend your tour to 4-hours and enter 3 beer venues with delicious beer tastings, and appetizers.

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Munich Beer Tour with Tasting and "Brotzeit"

3. Munich Beer Tour with Tasting and "Brotzeit"

Enjoy local beer and hear some of the stories behind the invention of beer and its arrival in Munich. Meet a tour guide, wearing a traditional Dirndl oder Janker and Lederhosen in the heart of the city, at Marienplatz. Start the tour with a small beer, a so-called "Schnitt" to get into the mood. Visit the places where beer history has been made, like the famous Hofbräuhaus founded by the former Duke William V of Wittelsbach. See many secret nooks and hear stories that would be missed just by entering alone. Pass former brewing houses and other interesting places hidden in the crooked lanes of the old town while on the way to the Beer and Oktoberfest Museum. Sit down for the first proper beer tasting, and enjoy pretzels with the beer. Admire the beautiful old building with rough brick walls and a beautiful atmosphere. Learn how people managed to brew in the Middle Ages, and why the Bavarian Dukes passed a purity law. Move upstairs and visit the museum, an incredible collection of items, including the model of Carl von Linde's machine that modernized beer cooling, and a picture of the first Oktoberfest in 1810. Cross the street and arrive at another historic place, the Weisses Bräuhaus, and enjoy the complete Bavarian "Brotzeit" and a drink - stay as long as desired. Say goodbye to the tour guide once the food arrives, and enjoy the Bavarian food.

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What people are saying about Beer and Oktoberfest Museum

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 198 reviews

This tour is a must when visiting Munich. You will visit old breweries and bars while learning a lot about the history of the Oktoberfest The Irish tourgide was great and mixed history with pleasure just right. I think he also had a great time with the 3 guys from Amsterdam...

imagine a tour to make friends. It's worth immersing yourself in the world of Bavaria beer. guide personifies the friend who invites us to drink. super informal, we use subway and walking.

We had a great time - Steveo was our guide that evening. He was funny, informative and a great guide during our event. We enjoyed the walk, talk and the samples.

I love Everything about this Tour! Paul was fantastic! The food, the beer samples! All! Next time I visit Munich, for sure I will take this tour again!

We loved Stevo! Best tour guide ever. We had a great night of history, beer, and overall enjoyment!