Explore Anchorage's best off-the-beaten path breweries on this tasty guided tour. See beautiful downtown Anchorage en route to a mix of new and classic breweries. You can learn a lot about a place from its beer, and Alaska is certainly no exception, with a proud beer history and current thriving scene. Learn the inside scoop on the local beer culture and brewery history from your informative guide, meet locals and savor those delicious suds.
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 a trendy tap room. In all, you'll try beers from six breweries: two at the breweries themselves and then sample four more at a famous local bar. 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 get a little rowdy at a world-famous bar full of chatty locals. 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. At the end of the tour, your guide drops you off at the meeting point, leaving you free to continue to explore the city's beer scene on your own.