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Dorada beer is one of the most popular drinks on Tenerife. Find out more about its production on a Dorada brewery tour.

Dorada brewery tour

If you’re booking discount holidays to Tenerife it’s a fair bet that you might sample some of the local food and drink whilst you’re there. One of the most popular drinks is Dorada beer, which can be found in many restaurants, bars and cafes. If you’ve ever wanted to know more about how beer is produced and even enjoy sampling some yourself, then the Dorada brewery tour is one experience you won’t want to miss.

Informative and interesting

Located in Santa Cruz, the Compania Cervecera de Canarias is the home of the popular Dorada brand. These informative and friendly tours will tell you everything you could wish to know about how this beer is produced, from the raw ingredients to the final finished product. Your guide will take you through the various rooms in the factory, including the boiler room, where the brewing process begins, and the bottling plant, where the finished product is packed ready for despatch. You will also have access to other parts of the facility such as the various recycling rooms, where you can see how the used malt is recycled for use as nutritious animal food. The tours take place every Tuesday and Wednesday and can be conducted in both Spanish and English. Each tour costs 10 Euros per person for non-residents.

The end product

Once you have seen how the beer is produced it’s time for the all-important tasting. Towards the end of the tour you will have an opportunity to try the beer in the tasting room, served alongside some tapas for that extra touch of authenticity. There is also a souvenir shop here where you can pick up some mementoes for yourself or friends and family at home. If this tour sounds like a great way to spend some time in Tenerife, then booking a space is recommended. Each tour has a minimum of six participants and will take around two hours. This trip is only suitable for over-18s so make sure you don’t bring the children. But if you want to know more about this fascinating process then joining a tour of the Dorada brewery is certainly an interesting and unusual addition to your Tenerife activities.

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