On this historical beer tour you will learn all about old beer styles, Germany's famous purity laws, brewery history and the Frankfurt "Beer Riot" (Bierkrawall) of 1873, when increasing beer prices triggered a riot in the streets. The guided tour includes a beer tasting, and many exciting stories and anecdotes about Germany's popular beverage.
Why guides Tours in English?
New to Frankfurt and want to discover the most beautiful and exciting sides of the city? Then become a real Frankfurt insider by attending one of these unique and alternative tours of the city. We go behind the scenes of the infamous red light district, discover hidden backyards and catacombs, and show you the most amazing spots in the city. We now offer seven selected city events in English!
About "Beer Riot of 1873 Brewery history & purity"
If you know your German history, you know that there was widespread social unrest throughout the country during the revolutions of 1848 and 1918. But perhaps you don't know about the "Beer Riot" (Bierkrawall) in the streets of Frankfurt on April 21, 1873, when local breweries collectively increased beer prices. During this tour, you will learn all about traditional beer styles, Germany's famous purity laws, brewery history and the Beer Riot. The guided tour includes a beer tasting and many exciting stories and anecdotes about Germany's popular beverage.
Dauer: 1,5 hours
Treffpunkt: 15 minutes before the tour starts in front of the "Margarete"-restaurant, Braubachstraße 18-22, Frankfurt
Rollstuhl- und/oder Kinderwagengerecht: Nein