If you enjoy going to happy hour, taking advantage of open bars and always up for a nightcap, then it’s pretty likely that pub crawls are also up your alley. But wait, what is a pub crawl exactly? A pub or bar crawl is, according to Project DC Events, “a drinking session that moves from one licensed premises to the next, and so on.”
Unlike a typical day or night of marathon drinking, pub crawls tend to move from place to place. But even though it might seem like hordes of people drunkenly running through bar-lined streets haphazardly, there is more structure to them than that. There is usually a designated route. This could be created by the group, or you can join an official pub crawl tour that will let you just go with the flow. Also, groups tend to wear matching clothing or dress according to a theme. And finally, it’s expected that each stop on these pub crawls requires every participant to grab a drink. Whether or not you actually finish the drink is really up to you. But make sure to keep things safe and pace yourself accordingly. No one wants to wake up with a massive hangover (though it’s likely) or get hurt in any way.
So now that you know the basics about pub crawls, let’s get into the more important part – where to actually find them.Read more about some of the world’s best pub crawls below.
10.) The Glasgow SubCrawl, Glasgow Scotland
Glasgow, Scotland, has its fair share of pubs and bars. However, considering how spread out things can get in the Scottish city, you might need a little guidance in order to find your next pint of beer. App developer Robin Wilkie has helped locals and tourists alike with a new app that tells you exactly where a bar or pub is relative to subway stops. Glasgow Subcrawl shows you where the watering holes are and how to get there.
The app isn’t only nifty, but it has also sparked groups to turn into a pretty popular pub crawl, especially for college freshman. Aside from where the pubs are and the closest subway stop to get there, the app also gives users train times as well as how much you might spend at the drinking spots.