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Portland is well-known for its craft brewery scene, so beer fans shouldn't miss the city's local brews. But with this deliciously macabre Portland beer outing—that's a near-perfect mix of spooky history and brewery adventure—you can sample local beers, and also unpack the city's dark stories along the way. Visit a haunted tunnel system, learn about the city's troubled past, and hear about seedy establishments that once dotted the Old Town.
- Explore Portland's Historic Old Town District on a haunted pub hopping tour
- Visit two local pubs, the Shanghai Tunnels, and the haunted Merchant Hotel
- Uncover 19th-century Portland with your guide's stories of famous abductions
- Don't worry about extra spending, with six craft beer samples included
- 6 craft-beer samples included (approximately 5 ounce pours)
- Local guide
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Minimum age is 21 years old
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Wheelchair accessible (somewhat) - the final part of the tour in the Shanghai Tunnels is not
- Maximum of 20 passengers
- No pets or Children please
- 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 20 travellers
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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I had high expectations for this tour based on reviews and it did not let me down!! I would recommend this tour to anyone and everyone living in or visiting Portland! It was a combo of excellent beer, historical stories that shock and amaze, and the perfect amount of spookiness!…
Date of experience: February 2020
I would receommend this tour to anyone who wants to explore a little bit of downtown Portland. Interesting information was provided and the guide was knowledgeable.The plus side of the entire tour was the BEER. No tour can go wrong if they have beer. The guide was super quirky…
Date of experience: January 2020
Scott was our tour guide and he was amazing. Super knowledgeable in the history of Portland as well as the beer. He’s actually taken classes on how to drink beer and as a bartender myself I was very impressed and learned so much stuff. He was very easy going and very funny. I’m…
Date of experience: January 2020
Its not what I expected. This is more of a historical tour than it is haunted. Also, the pub crawl gives it a different impression. There is 1 bar at the beginning with small samples of beet and 1 at the end so you only really get a beer buzz at the end
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By: BeerQuest Walking Tours
Katie is the best!
We had a girls trip to Portland and decided to go on this tour. We all agreed that Katie was one of the best tour g…
Love, love, love this place! The pizza is outstanding and the tour was fun and adventurous. Our tour guide was so…
Haunted Pub Tour Very Interesting
I really enjoyed the tour. I would suggest you get a drink before you start, as it is a long time between the thre…
Great Tour and Guild
We had a wonderful time learning about some of Portland's history first hand, and the beers were great.
Interesting and fun!
Had to attend a conference on Halloween so we looked for something fun to do. This was perfect! Our tour guide was…
Was better a few years ago
Very poor for a Halloween edition. Take me underground and turn off of the darned lights; that happened two years …
So much fun! Whether you are a local or out of towner it was fascinating learning about Portland’s history.
So much history and so much fun!
Our tour guide had such great energy to bring us into the history of early Portland with a creepy twist. Seeing the…
It was okay.
Perhaps this tour should be marketed differently, for it was more of a historical tour through down town Portland f…
Should have read the descriptions better. We expected more of a tunnel tour but in fact that was very little of th…
Portland's History is highlight of tour
we love Haunted tours of cities, but this tour was not that spectacular. the stories seemed out of order, and the g…
Something to do
Interesting little tour, but for what you get it's kind of pricey. You only stop at 2 bars and a few locations on t…
Great tour (Katie was awesome) and great beer
Had an awesome tour with Katie taking lead with a lot of information and personality. My wife and I met a lot of di…
Could use another stop
I felt rushed with the three beers at the first place, and then the three beers at the end. In between there were g…
Haunted Pub Tour with Katie
I thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Katie is extremely knowledgeable about Portland's dark past. She's a history major,…
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