The Art of Craft Beer in San Jose - Small Group Tour

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What To Expect

Did you get the memo? There's a beer revolution going down in Costa Rica, with most of the microbreweries and craft beer-obsessed pubs centered in San Jose. Craft beer is here in a big way, and this San Jose beer tour is out to prove that by showing you just how crazy locals are over their beer, and plying you with samples so you understand the phenomenon on a first-hand basis.

Highlights

  • Explore San Jose's Barrio Escalante and its collection of awesome local pubs

  • Experience the Costa Rica craft beer revolution first-hand

  • Dive head first into the local pub culture and discover the favorite watering holes of the locals

  • Indulge in perfectly paired Costa Rican tapas dishes

  • Sample the best of San Jose's local craft beers in the microbreweries where they're made

  • Guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests

Specifications

Type:
Tours in San jose
Departs From:
San Jose
Meeting Point:
National Theatre, next to the Costa Rica Grand Hotel
Duration:
4 hours
Availability:
daily except Sunday at 4:30 PM
Product Code:
12408
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Description

Now is the time to experience the beer revolution in Costa Rica! As locals have traveled and experienced craft beer abroad, Costa Rica has seen an increase in the popularity of craft beer and microbreweries, with new flavors, new beers, and a new beer culture to boot!

Before we get into the beer, we'll make a quick stop at the Artesanos Market, hands-down the best place in town to grab authentic local souvenirs. After a quick market shop, our San Jose beer tour will kick into full gear as we head to the eastern part of the city: Barrio Escalante.  

Time to get into the heart of this San Jose beer tour! We'll pay a visit to a local spot that brews their own beer, so you'll get a full introduction to craft beer, a brief history of the craft beer movement in Costa Rica, and sample some of their fine brews! Get to try three small samples of their different beers, which is definitely a solid way to start any tour.

From there our San Jose beer tour will continue through the neighborhood. Pop into some of the area's most popular pubs, rub elbows with locals and learn why these spots are so beloved. At each pub you'll get to sample either their own in-house beer or a local craft beer, and indulge in some Costa Rican tapas.

Your beer tour of San Jose will finish up in the most popular pub in San Jose, which is a great location to continue on into the evening. Our local guide will be more than happy to provide you with further recommendations and tips on where to keep sampling San Jose's best craft beers and where to grab a local bite to eat.

Includes

  • Local English-speaking guide

  • 10 small beer samples (approx. 4 oz. each)

  • Costa Rican tapas pairings

Excludes

  • Transportation to and from meeting points

  • Additional food and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please note

  • Participants must be 12 years old to join this tour.

  • Tour will be operated as a guaranteed Small Group Tour with a maximum of 12 guests.

  • Tour approximately takes 4 hours.

  • Please dress comfortably. It is advised that you wear casual clothing, and don't forget to bring a hat and sunglasses during hot weather.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 4 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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