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Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and Tastings

Highlights
  • 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
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Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and Tastings
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Overview
Get the inside scoop on Anchorage’s beer culture and brewery history on this 4-hour tour. An in-the-know guide whisks you around the city to sample six tasty offerings at three venues, including three classic breweries 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.
Reviews (31)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
You won't drive so why not?!

My boyfriend loves tasting beer and I just finished a craft beer-related project so we decided to book this tour. I'm not good at drinking so you know how lucky my boyfriend was. The tour was really educational and interesting, totally suggest it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lilyng3012
Bryan C, Owner at Big Swig Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are so glad that you enjoyed yourself on our Anchorage Brews Tour. From novices to experts, folks come together on our tours to learn about and taste the art of our talented brewers here in the Last Frontier! Cheers

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beer Safari at It's Best

Terrific Tour. Traveled on the Alaska Railroad. Great scenery. Arrived at our destination and met by our very experienced tourguide/owner. Toured on a very comfortable coach which sat about 15. Plenty room. Brewery stops were great as was the beer!!! Box lunch provided by a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Bryan C, Owner at Big Swig Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are so glad that you enjoyed our Hops on the Rail Tour. What a great way to see the real Alaska. Thanks for joining us!

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Delicious and FUN!

This was a fun time that was super educational as well. Many great people, breweries, and beer. Definitely recommend!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rebecca J
Bryan C, Owner at Big Swig Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thankyou for the review! So glad you enjoyed our Anchorage Brews Tour!

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Fun and Educational!

Wow! Learning about different craft breweries and the different tastings was fun! Our tour guide, Roberta, was friendly, informative and a great help to each brewery in making sure we all served. A unique experience and we enjoyed truly enjoyed our time. Don't do this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Bryan C, Owner at Big Swig Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

We strive to create the best and safest experience possible for our guests. Leave the driving to us!

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile
Amazing tour

If I could give them a 10 Star I would. Bryan was a amazing tour guide, so informative and was very hands on with us. He would join our group and give us a little knowledge of the beers we were tasting. It was just...More

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Bryan C, Owner at Big Swig Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thankyou for the kind words! Our brewery partners rock! They truly love sharing their craft with visitors and locals alike!

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