Sample some of the fine food and amazing beer for which Britain is famous on this 2-hour British ale and food tasting evening in London. Taste six ales with your host, hear about the brewing process and learn how to pull a pint! Enjoy beautiful dishes such as steak and ale pie, fish and chips and wild boar burgers, and see how the beers and food complement one another. Receive personal attention from your host on this small-group tour, limited to 20 people, and finish with a pint of your favorite ale!
Step inside a traditional British pub near London’s Charing Cross train station in the early evening to meet your host. With a rich brewing heritage dating back centuries, Britain’s pubs are a huge part of the country’s charm and the variety of beers available is impressive.With an expert cask master, sample six different seasonal ales accompanied by a tasting selection of six traditional British dishes, prepared on-site by a chef using fresh ingredients. Enjoy classics such as mini steak and ale pies, wild boar and chorizo burgers, fish and chips, Gloucestershire sausages and British cheddar cheese, and appreciate the ways in which the beer compliments the food. Like wine, each beer boasts unique characteristics that differentiate it from the others on the pumps. Listen as the cask master explains how the balance of barley, hops and malt affect the ales’ color and flavor, learn how to store and serve top quality ales, and gain insight into the age-old brewing process. At the end of your tasting session, enjoy a full pint of ale then perhaps head onward to a few of the area’s other fine pubs.