Beer me, Bermondsey

Bermondsey, London

Beer me, Bermondsey

Follow beer sommelier James Kellow through the history of brewing in south London, from hops and malt to British ales and craft beers.

Ready to sample traditional British ales, learn about barrel aging and the complex brewing process and focus on the flavour notes of today’s craft beers? This is the experience for you. With James’ expert guidance, you’ll train your nose to identify the subtle scents and tastes in beers as you establish your flavour-profile preferences with tasting rounds at Bermondsey’s most exciting and creative breweries and tap rooms.

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From £280 for 2 people

James Kellow

Your insider

James Kellow

Beer sommelier

London craft-beer expert James Kellow runs events and brewery tours for Crate Brewery in Hackney Wick as well as holding tastings under his own brand, Crafty Bar Stars. An accredited member of the Beer Academy (part of the Institute of Brewing & Distilling) and the British Guild of Beer Writers, insider James knows his hops from his malt. In his spare time, you’ll likely find him having a chat over a pint, judging beers (in an official capacity, mind you) and savouring a bit of good cheese.

Taste your way through taprooms, breweries and classic pubs in the historical and modern centre of London’s beer and brewing culture

3 hours and 30 minutes
Start Time
Tours run between the hours of 12:00 and 16:00
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Where you'll go
You’ll meet in Bermondsey, both the historical and contemporary centre of London’s beer and brewing culture. Start with a round of traditional cask beer before learning about barrel ageing and mixed fermentation beers – taste the difference? Then, stop for some sustenance at Maltby Street Market and pick up some snacks from whichever food stall strikes your fancy. Afterwards, you’ll visit a stalwart of the London craft-beer scene before establishing your tasting-note preferences with a few more half pints.
What you'll sample
Three cheers for beer – on this tour, you’ll taste traditional British brews, craft beers and the trendiest drafts on tap. Bring a few bob for a tasty snack at a market stall, too: Maltby Street’s home to one of London’s best markets with flavours to delight even the pickiest palate.
Experience location
You will be meeting James Kellow near Maltby Street Market; we’ll send you the details in your confirmation.