Beer Tasting + Brewery Tour

Crate Brewery

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Thursday 29 June 2017 and 9 other dates
Multiple start times (see ticket info)
Tickets from £15
Walks & Tours, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different, Classes
Over 18

Have you ever wondered how water, hops, malt, and yeast turn into delicious craft beer? Well, CRATE Brewery are throwing open the doors of their Brew-Shed to give you behind the scenes access to their beloved beer factory.

Their knowledgable and enthusiastic guides will be on hand to take you on a tutored tasting of CRATE beers while you enjoy a journey around the brewery and the story of craft beer and Hackney Wick’s famous fermenters.

With tastings throughout the you don’t need to be a beer boffin to enjoy the tour – it's a fun experience that everyone loves and perfect for anyone wanting to learn about beer, the basics of brewing and brush up on their beer tasting (drinking) skills. 

 Tasting Tour: 

- Typically lasts 1 hour 

- Includes beer tastings throughout 

 Premium Tour: 

- Typically lasts 1.5 hours 

- Includes extended tastings of CRATE beers 

- Tastings paired with "Delicatessen" sharing platters 

- Platters include cheeses, meats, olives, pesto, breads, preserves and more 

- They can also accommodate vegetarians and dairy-intolerant group members; just get in touch after booking Over 18s only. 


 *Find out more in our Terms & Conditions.

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Crate Brewery
The White Building, Unit 7 Queens Yard, London, E9 5EN

East London

Nearest station:
Hackney Wick (Rail)


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Really great tour with lots of samples and interesting commentary! I bought it as a present for my dad for Father's day and he had a great time too. One recommendation would be at the end of the tour to have an area where you can buy some of the beers you had tried and other merchandise as we would have been really interesting in taking some home. visited Crate Brewery on 17 Jun 2017
19 Jun 2017 by

The tour was brilliant! Got to try lots of different beers from Crate's brewery and enjoyed learning about their humble beginnings. Blake was a knowledgeable guide with a great sense of humour! Rebecca visited Crate Brewery on 27 May 2017
29 May 2017 by

A first class event and one that although the message regarding the beer and history came across, it was done in a very lighthearted way. Thank You john visited Crate Brewery on 20 May 2017
22 May 2017 by

Great tour. Tour guide was very nice and the beer was delicious. Thank you! Martina visited Crate Brewery on 13 May 2017
15 May 2017 by

Really enjoyed it and would definitely do it again or recommend to a friend. Kat visited Crate Brewery on 11 May 2017
13 May 2017 by

Our guide was excellent. The beers were great and the pizza afterwards was delicious! Craig visited Crate Brewery on 04 May 2017
08 May 2017 by

Brilliant tour. Well worth the money. Jessica visited Crate Brewery on 29 Apr 2017
02 May 2017 by

I was running late and was almost on the verge of not going when I decided to push through and go, hoping they'd let me join. They obliged happily and the tour was brilliant even if I lost half of it. Also got to meet really nice locals who were very hospitable to me. Would definitely recommend! Or visited Crate Brewery on 27 Jan 2017
29 Jan 2017 by

Really great experience - Jonny was very knowledgable and imparted lots of interesting information about the beers, while being a laugh at the same time! Tasted lots of different types including a fruit sours. Only bad part was that the heating had broken so it was absolutely freezing - apart from that loved the experience! Lizzie visited Crate Brewery on 21 Jan 2017
23 Jan 2017 by

Excellent tour at the Crate, great beer, Johnny answered all our questions and more, his knowledge was fantastic, recommend to anyone Alison visited Crate Brewery on 14 Jan 2017
16 Jan 2017 by

Our tour guide, James, was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and open to questions. As well as discussing the history of CRATE itself, James provided a fairly thorough overview of the beer production process, and tidbits of info regarding different styles of beer and their history. For your money you also get several samples (approx. 1/3 of a pint each) of different CRATE styles. Finally, we were given vouchers for 50% off pizza in the CRATE bar, so it's worth sticking around after the tour is finished! Elliot visited Crate Brewery on 07 Jan 2017
14 Jan 2017 by

Really great evening. Great host. Interesting and engaging, informative and 50% off the best pizzas known to mankind! Ian visited Crate Brewery on 06 Jan 2017
08 Jan 2017 by

Took colleagues from work here and had a great evening, would recommend it with very interesting and some challenging beer styles. Stuart visited Crate Brewery on 09 Dec 2016
12 Dec 2016 by

Very informative and at a good price. We were also given a leaflet on how to start a mini brewery at home which was pretty cool! Staff very friendly and tasted a variety of lovely beers. They were very generous with their beer tasting. Highly recommend. Was an enjoyable and unique experience. zoe visited Crate Brewery on 21 Jul 2016
12 Sep 2016 by

Brilliant night and such great value for money. Our guide, Johnny, was really knowledgable and friendly, and we drank loads of really tasty beer whilst we learnt about how it's all made. Plus- BONUS- we got half price pizza as we'd been on the tour, and the sweet potato, blue cheese and walnut was one of the best I've ever had. All in all the perfect London date night ccm12345 visited Crate Brewery on 29 Jul 2016
01 Aug 2016 by

Fabulous wouldn't change a thing very good I love it love love love it fantastic would definitely go again all must go and bring your family too it's fabulous amazing
28 Jul 2016 by

This was one of the best brewery tours I've been on. Really knowledgable tour guide, funny & Friendly! Also the beer was all really tasty and great! A good start to my Stag weekend! :) Ben visited Crate Brewery on 09 Jul 2016
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