Bespoke Tours & Tastings

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For a very unique day out, we will curate your own special experience package. Have your own private tour and tasting and a ‘meet the grower’ session at the end of your beer tasting and tour.


    Description

    We are happy to curate bespoke tours to your specific interests. A perfect day out for hop and beer enthusiasts , this experience gives you behind the scenes access to our modern Kent Hop farm followed by a craft beer tasting. Learn the true links between beer flavours and hop aromas. Take a stroll with our expert through the hop gardens before a guided tour of our modern hop picking and processing facility. Learn how hops are selected, grown, picked, dried and processed and why they are so influential in the taste of first class beer all over the UK. 

    Get in touch with glenn@hukins-hops.co.uk with your specific interests and we will put together a bespoke package for you.

    Duration: 3 hours (approx)
    Group size: 15 max (approx)

    If you have a small group, large group, or collective who would like to visit the farm then we can provide an educational tour across our hop gardens, farm, and historical site. We have a huge range of knowledge across our team, ranging from beer and brewing, to hop growing, cultivation, and farming. We can guide you around the hops, taking you through how they are picked and processed. Beer tasting and food is also available on site.

    Dates: Check availability to see starting times and available dates.
    Language: English

    Highlights

    • Take a guided stroll through a working hop farm. Get to know hops and how to grow them
    • See where and discover how hops are picked and processed in a modern hop facility
    • Experience a unique beer tasting learning the true relationship between aroma hops and craft beer
    • * Meet the grower and lunch optional extras

    Full description

    Kent is rich in hop growing and brwing history. Visit the stunning Hukins Hops estate and see how a modern hop farm combines with craft brewing to give you an experinece to remember.

    Step into the 18 foot high hop gardens and learn how hops are grown today to meet the dynamic craft beer market.

    We’ll visit the hops picking and processing facility to see how great british engineering combine with modern technology to pick 320,000 hop plants in just 30 days of harvest!

    Finish in our tasting rooms to learn how the hops you have seen are selected, sampled and take a craft beer tasting where you will learn what hops you like and help you develop your understanding of modern craft beer.

    Includes

    Beer tastings & guided hop farm tour

    Meeting Point
    Outside the Entrance to Hukins Hops

    What to bring

    • Your booking receipt or gift voucher
    • ID card
    • Comfortable outdoor shoes and rain jacket (check the weather!)

    Know before you go

    • The hop building and processing faiclity has step free access
    • Times outside and insider may differ depending on the weather

     

     

    FAQs

    When will the tour start? And when does it finish?

    This is upto you, depending on your requirements and your timings regarding onward travel we can design a day to suit you. Just get in touch and we will work it out

    Is this a private tour?

    Yes 100% you will be on a guided expert tour and no other guest will join you

    How much is it?

    This will depend on how many people come from your group? The more people you bring the lower the price per person