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Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and Tastings

  • A 3.5-hour guided tasting tour of Anchorage’s best breweries
  • Savor delicious craft beer from three of Anchorage’s top breweries
  • Learn about the history of Alaska’s vibrant brewery culture from your guide
Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and Tastings
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Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and Tastings
Get the inside scoop on Anchorage’s beer culture and brewery history on this 3.5-hour tour. An in-the-know guide whisks you around the city to sample six tasty offerings at three venues, including two classic breweries and one iconic bar stop that you are sure to enjoy. Pair the hoppy happiness with light snacks, chat it up with locals and take with you a renewed perspective on Anchorage’s stand-out beer scene.
What to Expect
Make your way to the meeting point in downtown Anchorage in the afternoon and meet your tour “hoperator,” who will give you an informative overview of Alaska’s beer culture from a local's perspective before driving you to your first of three included tasting tours.

Get your taste buds ready for Alaska’s best brews as you visit pioneering breweries and and trendy tap rooms. In all, you'll visit 3 of the best breweries in Anchorage. Listen as your guide tells you about the history of Alaskan beers, the founding brewery fathers, and what makes Alaska’s beer culture stand out. Take in the awe-inspiring scenery of Anchorage’s dramatic skyline, with soaring mountains as the natural backdrop.

Stop into Anchorage’s oldest brewery and taste why it was medaled at the World Beer Cup. Enjoy the chef’s selection of appetizers as you taste the beers. Sip on some hoppy goodness at a newcomer to Alaska’s beer scene. Then finish at one of the fastest growing breweries in the state. By the end of the tour, you’ll have a good idea of what makes Alaskan beer great, and what makes Anchorage such an appealing city.
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1 - 5 of 10 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great brewery tour and great host!

This was well worth our time, ~4-hrs in the afternoon. Bryan is well organized and very knowledgeable about the Anchorage area . . . and BEER! He has a very modern and comfortable van and is a good driver. Bryan is the owner/operator of this...More

Thank Mitts013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Worth it!

We always enjoy the food and beer tours the most. You meet terrific people, learn the why about their beers and the business, and taste what they have to offer. Lots of fun to be had and Bryan is a great tour guide.

Thank Kyle023
Bryan C, Owner at Big Swig Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Kyle, thanks for the nice review. It was a blast to spend the afternoon with your wife and mom!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Awesome Experience

Roberta was our tour driver/host she was very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and all around great fun. We visited three local breweries, Midnight Sun, King St and Cynosure. Midnight Sun our host was David and he definitely loves his job. He gave us the history of their...More

Thank Simone L
Bryan C, Owner at Big Swig Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good tip! Nice review. Thankyou!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
So much more than we expected!

Many craft brewery tours are just ways to get from one brewery to another without having to drive. Our Big Swig afternoon, guided by Berta, was so much more. We got brewery tours, personal briefings on the beers we tasted by brewery staff (with whom...More

Thank Christopher K
Bryan C, Owner at Big Swig Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, Chris! I'm glad the tour exceeded your expectations.

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Amazing experience!

We envisioned the tour to be a number of beer flights but it was so much more! Brian's goals of sharing the science behind craft brewing, the facilities where it comes together and tasting the before ingredients and final products made this a fun, enlightening...More

Thank rruufofo
Bryan C, Owner at Big Swig Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thankyou for the kind review and for the opportunity to host you on a Big Swig Tour!

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