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2024 Epic Beer Trips
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Ireland Northern Loop

    MAY 12 - 18, 2024

    • Belfast
    • Sligo
    • Derry
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    Heart of Scotland

    MAY 27 - JUNE 1, 2024

    •  Edinburgh 
    • Glasgow 
    • St. Andrews 
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    England & Wales

    SEPTEMBER 8-14, 2024

    • Manchester
    • Liverpool
    • Chester
    • Conwy
    • Snowdonia National Forest

    Scotland TRIP Recap & registration

    Learn More about the Heart of Scotland Trip
    May 27 - june 1, 2024

    England & Wales collab trip with Columbus Food Adventures!

    Columbus Food Adventures
    Join us in 2024!

    SEPTEMBER 8-14

    Beer & Food Adventure

    Visit England & Wales with a professional beer tripper and culinary experience curator!

    Epic Beer Trips
    1. WHO WE ARE

    Captain Kurt will be your Chief Beer Tripper. He's a seasoned professional here to help you experience the world of craft beer. His passion for traveling and exploring Europe has led him to create Epic Beer Trips as a way to share that with others.

    2. What We Do
    We specialize in hosting small group beer trips to cool cities in Europe. Group sizes range from eight to fifteen beer lovers who like to travel and have fun! Trips include a blend of daily beer adventures plus time to explore and make discoveries on your own.
    3. Our Goals
    To give you an experience like no other. You'll see all the sights but never feel like a tourist. We create our trip based on personal experiences and suggestions from the locals. Expect exciting opportunities like private Meet the Brewer tasting sessions and more.
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    What to expect on our adventures:

    Small Group

    Up to 15 Beer Lovers


    Daily Activities

    Sight Seeing

    Explore the Area

    Free Time

    Do Your Own Thing

    Abby Scott, Brewgooder
    Edinburgh, Scotland

    Kurt is an exceptionally passionate beer drinker and advocate, who excels in sharing this passion with others. His enthusiasm for beer is infectious, and while working with him I can tell that every detail is considered when creating a memorable, beer-filled experience for friends and clients alike.

    Dave Racine
    Columbus, Ohio

    I can think of no better guide, or companion, for your Epic Beer Trip. Kurt is a brilliant navigator of Scotland and its treasured pub life, and he certainly knows a lot about beer.

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    BrewDog DogHouse Hotel Team
    Edinburgh Scotland

    We have developed a great partnership with Captain Kurt and his Beer Trippers as they now prepare for their 3rd annual trip to DogHouse Edinburgh! The group are always such fun to host and we love to share our beery love and Scottish hospitality in the setting of our beer themed hotel! We look forward to the next visit!

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    Paul Walker
    BrewDog Outpost Manchester
    Head Brewer

    It was a pleasure to host a lovely group of people at The BrewDog Outpost in Manchester talking all things beer and brewing. The trip was clearly well planned and thought out by Captain Kurt. Hopefully I’ll catch some more Epic Beer Trippers next year!

    Joe from Campervan
    Joseph Trotter
    Campervan Brewery
    Leith, Scotland

    We’ve been very privileged to host Kurt and his Beer Trippers on the Epic Beer Trip to Scotland over the last few years. For me it’s great to meet people with such different backgrounds and beer heritages. Campervan is a highly-regarded microbrewery that sells predominantly in Scotland, so there are few chances for people outside of the UK to enjoy the beers. Epic Beer Trip offers a unique opportunity for visitors and hopefully we give an insight into the brewing traditions of Scotland, with a view to the thriving modern beer culture we enjoy here now.

    David Walsh
    David Walsh-Kemmis
    Ballykilcavan Farm & Brewery
    Managing Director

    We really enjoy working with Captain Kurt and Epic Beer Trips. He brings great groups to the brewery, full of interesting people, and they fit really well with what we’re doing at Ballykilcavan.

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    Gaby Peakman
    BrewDog DogHouse Manchester

    Captain Kurt and the Beer Trippers were great fun to host and we can’t wait to have the group return next year! The trips are really well organised and everyone had a blast visiting different cities and breweries across the North. See you again soon!

    The Beerhive
    The Beerhive

    We had the absolute pleasure of working with Captain Kurt and his team of Beer Trippers twice over a few years and look forward to working with him again. Not only is he a charming and fun guide to his team of trippers, but highly professional as well, he puts in so much work and effort to organize the best for his clients. Plus, as a company that prides itself on customer service we were so happy to work along side someone who clearly loves what he does and is happy to go the extra mile so his clients gets the absolute gold standard of service from his company. We love Epic beer Trips and long may they come back to Scotland to drink Epic beer with us!

    What's Included on your epic beer trip


    Train & Vehicle


    Hotel Accomodations


    Some Meals


    Tasting & Some Pints

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    23 Mar: Guest Podcast: A Unique Travel Experience for Beer Lovers

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    10 Mar: Epic Giving: SoupFest

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    15 Dec: Beer Lover Gift Guide 2022

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    18 Nov: Epic Thanks

    At we travel the globe, drink beer, and have fun! Plus, we give back to nonprofit organizations via our Epic Giving program. Proceeds from each trip sold as well as other events provide help to organizations in need.

    13 Oct: Epic Scottish Ales

    In this episode, we’ll explore the world of Scottish Ales and learn about three recipes created for homebrewers. Our special guests include Martin Keen from The HomeBrew Challenge, Sean Flemming from The Tartan Shark Brewery in Edinburgh, Captain Kurt from Epic Beer Trips, and host Tessa Lowe from GirlsDrinkBeer.

    24 May: Epic Irish Ales

    In this episode we’ll explore the world of Irish Ales and learn about three recipes created for homebrewers, plus we’ll get insight from BallyKilcavan Brewery in Ireland. Learn about a cranberry-infused Irish Ale called Epic Zombie (a tribute to the Cranberries) as well as a first wort technique used by Thomas Miller … and finally Caleb Whitenack from Psychdoc Brewery talks about his Epic Coffee Red Ale!

    01 May: Epic Homebrew Reveal

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    05 Apr: Epic Giving: Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies 4th Annual Gala & Epic Beer Trips Auction

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    28 Mar: Epic Giving

    At we believe giving back to the world is just as important as traveling the globe, drinking beer and having fun! That’s why we created Epic Giving—our goal is to give back to charities and nonprofit organizations to help make the world a better place.

    18 Feb: Dublin Food & Beer Tips from a Local

    Here’s a guest post from our Irish friend Kate O’Driscoll with a great Dublin food and beer tip—who knew pizza…

    04 Nov: Copenhagen Beer Festival: 5 Takeaways from MBCC

    Greeting beer trippers, here’s a guest post from our friend Tessa Lowe of GirlsDrinkBeer about her recent experience at Mikkeller Beer Celebration Copenhagen.

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