Private Artisan Italian Craft Beer Tasting

Craft beer lovers, this one's for you. Italy has seen an explosion of craft brewers over the last decade. Florence is home to independently run locales and breweries showcasing the country's most interesting beer beverages. What makes Italian craft beer so fascinating is the producer's willingness to experiment with locally produced specialties such as chestnuts, saffron, peppercorns, flowers, ancient grains, wild honey and seasonal fruit. We will stop in 2-3 craft beer locales and partake in guided tastings with the on-site brewmaster and beer experts along with snacks to perfectly match each sip.

 

Highlights:

  • Tour with a local, bonafide craft beer geek

  • Fun, gourmet beer crawl in Florence

  • Visit 3 different brew pubs, all unique in its place in Florence’s beer scene

  • 3 beer flights and food pairings with each flight

  • Meet the on-site beer experts

  • Indulge in beer-friendly snacks like Korean-Italian fused dumplings, traditional fried foods, flatbread panini, etc.

  • Learn about the Italian craft beer movement and the pioneer producers behind it

  • Taste unique brews using local ingredients like chestnut, saffron and heritage grains

Start time: 4:00pm or 5pm Days: Monday-Saturday Duration: 3 hours Inclusions: All visits, beer flights, food pairings and personable, bilingual craft beer geek and expert. Plus ability to bespoke walk to personal requests.

Please note: This experience is apart of Curious Appetite’s private collection and is not a join-in group tour with other travelers. Your private party can be 2-10 but the minimum ticket purchase is 6. The specific tastings listed are subject to season and availability, each private group will have the opportunity to bespoke this experience to their wishes. 

Ticket Cost:  $115 (equating €95eu) per person. Private Experience Cost: 6 ticket minimum for groups up to 6 and up to 10 tickets may be purchased at a time. For private groups larger than 10 please send us a note via “request additional info.”

Not included: Travel insurance, transport, additional tastings and trip cancellation insurance.

You'll learn about Italian beer making techniques, its recent history in the beverage arena, the current trends in beermaking and popular mash ingredients while getting behind the scenes and meeting the producer. We'll sample a wide array of craft beers and a styles from Barley Wines, IPAs, Sour Ales, Wheat and more. You'll get an in-depth introduction to the Italian craft beer movement, learn about the pioneering producers all while perusing the city from pub to pub. This experience can be customized.

 

Additional Notes:

In order for us to curate this experience personally for your group, please let us know your beer knowledge, any professional work or coursework taken, preferences, and what you’d like to gain from an Italian craft beer experience. Also, if you’d like a custom time apart from the listed options

We can accommodate virtually any food lifestyle.  Just let us know how we can help. As this experience is private, we can bespoke to your interests and make a flexible start time. If you would like to bespoke your experience, please be as detailed as possible in the booking process.

We quote in EU€ for comparative purposes, based on yearly average estimates but process all payments in USD plus online merchant/ticketing fees. 

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