Discover Oktoberfest Like a Local Bavarian with Airbnb Experiences

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Every year, just when the air starts to turn crisp, beer enthusiasts travel from across the globe to Bavaria’s capital city, for their annual dose of brezen (pretzels), würstl (sausage) and German brew.

If you want to learn the art of brewing, while sipping on some of the best craft brews offered  worldwide or just take in the scenic views with your frothy companion then look no further. Whether you’re one of the lucky few heading to Munich, or one of the many beer-lovers who can’t make it to the epic Oktoberfest celebrations, we have got you covered. These ten Airbnb Experiences, will take you on a beer pilgrimage around the world.

Led by a professional brewer for 10 years, this authentic brewing experience in Goa, will teach you the techniques and flavor traits of craft beers, while brewing a 1000 liter batch of beer.

2. Berlin Craft Beer Tasting in Kreuzberg – Berlin, Germany

Guided by a trained brewer & maltster, this tour takes you to a quaint tap room to sample eight fresh beers from the barrel. Get acquainted with the Berlin brew scene, and learn about the extensive variety of beers offered.

3. Craft Beer Crawl in Paris – Paris, France

Dive into the budding French brewing scene, as this tour takes you through a combination of Parisian breweries, tap rooms and beer cellars to sample some of possibly the best beers in France, and maybe even Europe.

4. Craft Beer and Butchers in Oltrarno ­- Florence, Italy

This local tour encompasses the best of Florence with authentic charcuterie and regional craft beer. Taste the history of Florence, while taking in views of the iconic Ponte Vecchio Bridge.

5. A Bavarian Evening: Beer & Dinner! – Munich, Germany

Get ready to experience Munich’s famous beer garden culture, as your guide takes you through some of the best traditional local spots. Beers in hand, you will also visit the Beer and Oktoberfest Museum.

Starting in Rome’s oldest neighborhood, Trastevere, this beer tasting excursion will take you through Rome’s most popular locations while experiencing traditional handcrafted beer from Italy and Castelli Romani.

7. Craft beer pub tour with London brewer – London, United Kingdom

This insider tour, led by a craft brewer living and working in London, will guide you through independent craft pubs and taprooms across the capital, to experience the best locally produced craft beers.

8. Secret Craft Breweries Guided WalkNew South Wales, Australia

Guided by an ex-brewer and a former tour guide, this experience will take you through the vibrant neighbourhoods of Newton, Sydenham and Marrickville visiting various craft breweries hidden along the way. Once heavily industrialised, this area is now laden with innovative designers, artisan workshops and amazing street art.

9. All Inclusive Tahoe Brewery Tour – California, USA

Set to the breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe, this all inclusive tour will take you from brewery to brewery, while educating you about the emerging craft brewing scene in the Lake Tahoe area.

10. Brew American Craft Beer with a Local – California, USA

This immersive experience, goes well beyond the ordinary, giving you a chance to brew your own beer, while learning brewing techniques and beer styles that’ll have you feeling like a beer connoisseur.

*Experiences involving alcohol are for responsible drinking among people of legal drinking age.

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