1. Heineken Brewery, Amsterdam, Netherlands – Heineken Brewery, also known as Heineken Experience is a museum about the beer and the brewery, based in the original brewery building. The tour in the museum features different attractions, interactive exhibits, and two bars, and is considered one of Amsterdam’s best tourists attractions. Visit Heineken experience
2. Guinness Brewery, Dublin, Ireland – Guinness is the most recognized Irish brand in the world, so it’s no wonder that the Guinness brewery, also known as St. James’s Gate Brewery, is one of the most popular attractions in Dublin and in Ireland. The brewery was founded in 1759 and the tour (called Guinness Storehouse) exhibits over 250 years of Guinness history. Visit Guinness Storehouse
3. Stella Artois Brewery, Leuven, Belgium – Stella Artois has been brewed in Leuven since 1926, but the brewery itself, called Den Horen brewery, has been around for centuries before that. Every visit to Leuven must include a the tour of the brewery!
4. Samuel Adams Brewery, Boston, United States – Samuel Adams is a much newer beer, especially compared to the previous brands. Founded only in 1984, this American beer gained it’s popularity quickly. The origin of the beer is Boston, Massachusetts, where the company still holds a small R&D brewery where public tours and beer tastings are offered to tourists and beer enthusiasts
5. Tiger Brewery, Singapore – Visit the brewery of Singapore’s main domestic beer. Tiger Brewery has a visitor center and a tour to a history of over than 80 years of brewing beer. Visit Tiger brewery tour
6. Carlsberg Brewery, Copenhagen, Denmark – Carlsberg was founded in 1847 in Copenhagen, and its old brewery is open for tours. In the brewery you can learn about Carlsberg’s history with a guided tour, visit the bottles collection, enjoy the beer garden and the bar, and more. Visit Carlsberg!
7. Weihenstephan Brewery, Weihenstephan, Germany – Weihenstephan is located in Bavaria state, Germany. The Weihenstephan brewery was part of the Weihenstephan Abbey and the roots of the brewery in the abbey can traced back to the year 768. However, a formal brewery license was issued by the City of Freising only in 1040, which makes this brewery the world’s oldest continuously operating brewery! The world’s oldest brewery is open for guided tours. Listen to stories of the 1,000 years old brewery, visit the museum, learn the art of brewing and even participating in a beer-tasting session! Visit Weihenstephan Brewery – the Bavarian State Brewery
8. Chimay Brewery, Chimay, Belgium – The famous Chimay brewery is located in the Scourmont Abbey, which is a Trappist monastery. The brewery was founded inside the abbey in 1862. Visitors can’t take a tour inside the brewery itself, but you can visit the gardens and the church of the abbey, and of course – enjoy the local Chimay beer (on tap!) and cheese in a nearby restaurant. Visit Chimay
9. Brooklyn Brewery, New York, United States – Brooklyn Brewery was founded only in 1987 and in currently brews more than 10 different kinds of beer year round, as well as several seasonal beers. The brewery is open for guided tours, beer tasting, and will even accommodate a private event. This brewery is not as famous as the previous breweries listed here, but the tour is known to be great fun. Visit Brooklyn Brewery
10. Maison Leffe, Dinant, Belgium – The famous Leffe beer was originally brewed in Notre Dame de Leffe Abbey, founded in 1952. Today Leffe is brewed at the Stella Artois brewery in Leuven, but you can visit the original brewery in Dinant, called Maison Leffe, and learn about the centuries old history of Leffe. Visit Maison Leffe