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Small-Group Toronto Beer Tour provided by Toronto Urban Adventures

Small-Group Toronto Beer Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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A note from Small-Group Toronto Beer Tour
All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
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Updated 24/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Learn about Toronto’s beer scene on a walking tour of the city’s best pubs and historic neighborhoods. Traveling with a guide ensures you see unmarked points of interest that most visitors miss if exploring on their own. You’ll hear about the history of beer in the city, taste local brews at three highly rated pubs, and get help navigating St. Lawrence Market. A small-group size means plenty of personal attention.
  • You'll start at
    Hockey Hall of Fame
    30 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5E 1X8, Canada
    NW corner of Yonge St. and Front St, outside the Hockey Hall of Fame
    See address & details
  • 1
    Toronto Urban Adventures
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    St. Lawrence Market
    Stop: 60 minutes
    See details
  • 3
    Distillery Historic District
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Distillery District
    Distillery District, Toronto, ON M5A, Canada
    See address & details
  • 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 points you to best vendors
  • Small group size limited to 12 ensures an intimate experience
What to Expect
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 role 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 three 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, where your guide will point out unmarked highlights many visitors miss. The tour ends here, leaving you with enough time in the evening to grab a bite or explore further on your own.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hockey Hall of Fame, 30 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5E 1X8, Canada
Return Details
Distillery District, Toronto, ON M5A, Canada
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • A beer at each of the two pubs, and a beer sampling at a brewery
  • Entry/Admission - Toronto Urban Adventures
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Souvenirs, tips & gratuities for your guide
  • Additional beer and food
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 19 years
  • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • Tour involves a good amount of walking; comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Please note that a small beer at each of the first two pub stops and a beer sampling at the end of the tour is included. Additional drinks may be purchased at any of the stops during the tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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ZoeLucyk wrote a review Sep 2020
14 contributions1 helpful vote
Had a great day on the History is Better with Beer Tour in Toronto! 4 of us were toured through some great parts of Toronto by Jordon who was extremely knowledgable on the History of Toronto. We all learned some great history while enjoying great beer along the way. Will be
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Date of experience: August 2020
Brad B wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution
Jordan was excellent! Was incredibly knowledgeable about both beer and Toronto history. I'm from Toronto and he had a number of facts & stories about Toronto that I did not know. As other reviews have mentioned he was funny, friendly and well informed. He also had the challenge
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from JasonTourGuy, Owner at Small-Group Toronto Beer Tour
Responded 7 Feb 2020
Extreme weather won't stop Jordan! Thanks for braving the elements and I'm so happy you had a great time.
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Chris A wrote a review Dec 2019
Wigan, United Kingdom11 contributions6 helpful votes
Jordan was great, very informative about Toronto. Took us to some great boozers with excellent beer. The nachos and butter tarts were an added bonus that we didn’t expect, very nice.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from JasonTourGuy, Owner at Small-Group Toronto Beer Tour
Responded 7 Feb 2020
Jordan likes to treat people well, that's for sure. Thanks for joining the Beer Makes History Better tour!
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Victoria wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
We had our tour with Sam and she was fabulous! She was so receptive to questions and had all the answers too! We are from the area and still learned a lot from this experience - the beer was nice too :)
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from JasonTourGuy, Owner at Small-Group Toronto Beer Tour
Responded 7 Feb 2020
Sam is a gem! We all love having locals on our tours since you can take advantage of the recommendations from our guides a lot easier than visitors who have a limited amount of time to spend in the city. Cheers!
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Jschenen wrote a review Oct 2019
Brighton, New York3 contributions1 helpful vote
Jordan was an awesome tour guide!!! Would highly recommend the tour. He is funny, friendly, and approachable. Recommended great beers for us. His choices of facts were humorous, informative, and delightful for a diverse audience. He also made sure everyone knew how to get
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Toronto Urban Adventures
Awesome experience
The tour was fun and interesting and glad I got the chance to see some neighborhoods in the city I might not otherw
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It was an interesting morning
My boyfriend and I took this trip as a weekend date/getting to know our city better trip (We're both familiar with
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Won't speak re-the tour itself, but was unable to book due to inadequate customer service
I got a Groupon for a friend's birthday gift -- I wanted to go ahead and set the dates before giving it to her, bu
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A must
This was booked as part of a larger group tour so was unsure of what to expect. Jason was a brilliant host; warm, f
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Discover some of the best eats in Old Toronto
Did the Canadian Food Discovery tour with my boyfriend, and it was a lot of fun. We're both locals, but we learned
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Don’t Hesitate. Book it!
We did both the Kensington Market and St. Lawrence Market tours with Jason. This will sound like a broken record b
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Visit both sides of Hogtown
Starting in the east at St Lawrence Market the majority of the tour occurred in the west of Toronto, with a streetc
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Fantastic way to explore the neighbourhoods
Jason was a friendly, funny and equally knowledgable guide. Unlike some walking tours where you feel the guide may
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Jamie P
A great way to experience the neighborhood.
Jason was an amazing and knowledgeable guide. Visiting Kensington Market was highly recommended by co-workers. The
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Dwight N
Charming way to absorb the history and current state of an interesting and diverse part of Toronto
We really enjoyed this tour and were surprised at the scope of subjects dealt with expertly by our guide, Brie. Fro
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Best tour every. Anywhere
Tour with Jason Fun, educational , personal Learned lots about redevelopment, Canada’s relationship with First Nati
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Great guide
Did an urban adventure tour with Jason. His passion and enthusiasm for the area was second to known. Really enjoyab
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Tim is an amazing guide!
My boyfriend and I visited Toronto the other weekend for the first time. It was his first time in Canada and neith
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Kaius P
Great tour experience
Loved the tour, our guide was awesome. We got to see and hear about some of the great murals in Chine town and Ken
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Worth every penny
What a fun afternoon of learning about the city, eating delicious food all with the amazing Sam taking us around!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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