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Eastern Market Walking Brewery History Tour provided by Motor City Brew Tours

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Overview
Eastern Market Walking Brewery History Tour - You will go on a walk around the Eastern Market area of Detroit to visit 6 old brewery sites. You learn about the pre & post-prohibition breweries that once thrived in Eastern Market. The guide will share historic pictures of what the area breweries looked like during their peak. All tour guests enjoy an included pint of beer at Eastern Market Brewing at the end of the tour. This walking tour is based on the book "Detroit Beer - A History of Brewing in the Motor City." Written by Stephen Johnson, the owner of Motor City Brew Tours and your tour guide for the walking tour.
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You'll start at
Eastern Market Brewing Co
2515 Riopelle St, Detroit, MI 48207, USAMeet just inside Eastern Market Brewing Company. Look for the person holding the sign "Walking Tour Check-in" just inside the brewery sitting on the bench just inside the door at Eastern Market Brewing Company. He will be wearing a grey hat.
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    Eastern Market
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    We will walk around historic Eastern Market and learn about pre and post prohibition beer history.
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You'll end at
Eastern Market Brewing Co
2515 Riopelle St, Detroit, MI 48207, USAMeet just inside Eastern Market Brewing Company. Look for the person holding the sign "Walking Tour Check-in" just inside the brewery sitting on the bench just inside the door at Eastern Market Brewing Company. He will be wearing a grey hat.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Eastern Market Brewing Co, 2515 Riopelle St, Detroit, MI 48207, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 1 pint of beer at Eastern Market Brewing Company is included in your ticket.
Exclusions
  • Optional: Tips to the tour guide
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Christine P wrote a review Dec 2019
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Despite the cold blustery day we enjoyed walking through Eastern Market & learning about the history of the breweries that were once there. Steve was very knowledgeable & entertaining! Even though our group of family & friends have grown up in this area we learned so much about
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Spartans78 wrote a review Sep 2019
Birmingham, Michigan1 contribution
I went with two friends and we had a great time. Steve was an excellent guide. He was very insightful and really knew the history of the brewery’s that existed in the area. Steve’s passion and knowledge really came through. I will definitely take another one of his tours.
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Sharon C wrote a review Aug 2019
Hamburg, Michigan2 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband and I truly enjoyed the walking tour with Steve. He was very friendly, knew his history and was able to adapt and go with the flow and make the tour fun and interesting. Will go on another one of his tours.
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Response from stevefromdetroit, Owner at Eastern Market Walking Brewery History Tour
Responded 2 Sep 2019
Thanks for the nice comments. I am glad you guys enjoyed the tour and hope you can join us on another tour in the future.
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16ozIPA wrote a review Feb 2019
25 contributions17 helpful votes
I've been to a bunch of these tours and they're always a good time. Did the Detroit walking tour this past weekend. Steve does a great job organizing the events and giving plenty of interesting facts and histories of the areas and breweries we visit. Highly recommend - great way
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Date of experience: February 2019
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Hijinx1812 wrote a review Jan 2019
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My friends and I have been on many walking and bus tours. We’ve never had a dull moment! It’s a great way to check out different breweries and sample interesting beer. Steve (the owner) does a fantastic job of coordinating the tours, is a wealth of brew knowledge, and takes
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Date of experience: January 2019
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  • Duration: 2h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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