The Bauska brewery has always been known for respecting beer traditions and its commitment to the classical beer brewing technology in open fermentation tanks. Starting from the 1st of August we regularly welcome guests to see the inner workings of our brewery – home to the nationwide famous “Bauska beer” (“Bauskas Alus”). Our guided tours are your exclusive chance to meet our brewery team, learn about some secrets in beer brewing, complete with a tasting session straight from the source. You will have time to taste and smell the hops and malt as they make their way through the various stages of brewing, learn about the ingredients, equipment and processes required to make Bauska beer, as it is known over last decades for its taste. When we finish our tour, you will have an opportunity to watch the short film «The secret of Bauska Beer», which has been released to show all steps in beer brewing. Young Latvian actor Andris Bulis will take you through the process of how the beer is actually made until we arrive in the final product, will reveal some secrets of the beer brewing and present you the most experienced Latvian brewer, the legend of our brewery – Mr. Kārlis Zālītis.
The short film "Secrets of Bauska Brewery" is available in Latvian with subtitles in English and Russian.
The tour ends where it should, in our brewery tasting room where you may try out of all the range of our beers and non-alcoholic drinks, that you have learned about. Besides, we will show you a special tasting room that 30 years ago was accessible exclusively for high-ranking guests. At the end of the tour you can browse our gift shop „Bauskas miestiņš un citi labumi” where you can find all of our beers and soft drinks, should you wish to buy any of our products to take away, as well as local handcraft products or a little souvenir of your visit.
Our brewery tours are held from Monday to Friday, including weekends. You can book an individual or group tour (minimum group size of 10 people).To register your interest please fill out the form below with your intended visit date and party numbers on https://bauskasalus.lv/lv/ekskursijas
Since 1981 the main treasure of the Bauska brewery has been and to this day remains our traditions. We are certain that commitment to the old brewing methotology is the key to our success story. “Bauskas Alus” beers have a tradition of excellence and has been loved by consumers for the past thirty years. Also, the Bauska brewery is famous for its non-alcoholic malt drinks „Veselība”, „Porteris”, naturally fermented Tea drink “Dr. Kombucha” and kvass.