Enter the Hiver Experience: discover the secrets of urban beekeeping in the heart of London and follow up with a tutored honey beer and food matching session with Hiver Beers. After learning a bit about beekeeping in the city, you’ll be ready to inspect the hive with the resident beekeeper. Don your bee suits, get up close and channel your inner beekeeper as you each learn how to work with beekeeping tools to check the health of the hive.
Once you’ve got to grips with the process, there’ll be time to relax over a tutored honey beers and food matching session. Honey beer remains a largely undiscovered phenomenon, but you’ll learn all about it, getting to taste an ale and a lager, as well as the honeys used in the brewing process and some of the beer ingredients.
Whether you’re bee enthusiasts, beer enthusiasts, or a bit of both, this Urban Beekeeping and Honey Craft Beer Tasting for Two promises to be an unforgettable day out.
- Discover the secrets of urban beekeeping in the heart of London
- Undergo a hive inspection
- See the bees up close and work with beekeeping tools
- Experience a unique honey beer and food pairing session
- Enjoy an ale and a lager
- Taste the honeys and beer ingredients used in the brewing process
- Personalised voucher and message card
We’re working with our experience partners to ensure we’re adhering to government advice as it updates. Please check with the supplier at time of booking for their individual recommendations.
What happens on the day?
You’ll arrive at Bee Urban, where you’ll get the lowdown on beekeeping in the city. After a short introduction, you’ll put on your bee suit, where you’ll be shown how to undergo a hive inspection with the resident Beekeeper. You’ll also learn how to work with beekeeping tools to check out the hive.
Afterwards, you can relax as you’re taken through a honey beer and food matching session. You’ll get to enjoy perfectly paired food with both a lager and an ale, as well as tasting the honeys used in the brewing process and some beer ingredients. You’ll then have a chance to check out the on-site shop, should you wish to purchase souvenirs.
- Minimum age: 18
- The tasting is not suitable for participants with coeliac disease as beer contains gluten
- The experience is not recommended if you are allergic to bee stings
- Bee Urban's site is suitable for disabled access to the premises but not to the hives
- You will be required to sign a disclaimer on the day before starting your session
- The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary
This experience is available selected weekends from April to September. Excluded dates apply.
We recommend you book at least two weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability.
Please allow 2 hours for the full experience.
Please note: 2019 season closing on 21 September, 2020 season starts at the end of April 2020.
What about insurance?
The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence.
Please ensure you are familiar with the terms and conditions of the experience.
How it works
All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience.
Packaging and Delivery
Please see the following page for information on our packaging and delivery.
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