Tsingtao beer kicks off a special city tour in Edinburgh

Firing round six cities, including Edinburgh and Glasgow, China's biggest beer brand aims to bring a flavour of Chinatown to the UK.

Details of Tsingtao city tour to be announced soon
Details of Tsingtao city tour to be announced soon

Tsingtao said the tour will include "Chinatown experiences, games and prizes, pop-up bars, street food markets, product sampling, activation days and stock drops" as well as the chance to win a spot in a dragon boat race.

Originating in Hong Kong, the canoe sport will allow customers to immerse themselves in a Chinese tradition which dates back over 2000 years. In groups of 20, the winners will go on to compete a head-to-head race held in Leeds.

Mark Nicholson, Tsingtao Brand Manager said the tour aims to raise awareness of the Tsingtao's rich history.

Tsingtao is China's biggest beer brand.


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Beer fans can follow a bespoke Facebook "bot" to find out what activities and upcoming events are happening in the Capital by scanning a QR code.The tour will be in Edinburgh from May 26-June 13 with details to be announced on what bars and events they will pop-up at.

Tsingtao, which was founded in 1903 by German settlers in Qingdao, Shandong province, is the fifth biggest brand in the world.