The Best Breweries And Brewery Tours In Scotland

Our country is home to many a craft creator, giving you plenty of options when it comes to learning about the beer-making process. From innovative microbreweries to stunning taprooms, these places are producing some of the finest ciders, lagers and IPAs around. Fancy visiting a few? Explore our guide to the best breweries in Scotland that you can tour.

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Last updated on 25th February 2022

Glasgow: WEST On The Green

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Looking for Scottish craft breweries? Found in Glasgow, WEST On The Green is a popular choice for lovers of all things hoppy. And if you want to see where the magic happens, book yourself on to one of the interactive tours. Not only will you learn how the beers are made, but you'll get to drink them too.

Loanhead: Stewart Brewing

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Sip on beer served right from the tank over at Stewart Brewing. The Loanhead boozer pours 18 regularly changing pints of the good stuff, offering both core and creative variations. Fancy making your own? Then nab yourself a spot at one of its 'brew it yourself' experiences.

This stunning coastal brewery can be found on the shore of the North Sea in East Neuk. A go-to for organic beer, natural wine and rare whisky, Futtle also holds plenty of quirky events such as foraging walks, fermentation workshops, tastings, talks and live music.

Bellfield is one of the best craft breweries in Scotland, specialising in a delicious range of gluten-free and vegan sips. As well as housing a taproom and beaut garden, the Edinburgh venue hosts a wide range of beer-focused events, including tours and tastings.

Glasgow: Drygate

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Drygate is a unique brewery in Scotland, having transformed a derelict Glaswegian box factory into a haven of delicious pints. Tours here combine insight into the process and the chance to get hands-on using the dedicated studio kit, with plenty of alfresco drinking opportunities afterwards.