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Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and Tastings provided by Big Swig Tours

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Overview
Immerse yourself in the craft beer culture of Anchorage on a guided tour of the city’s top breweries. Beer lovers can learn about the host breweries and the history of craft beer in Alaska while sampling craft beers and enjoying appetizers. Plus, by traveling with a group you can get to know other visitors and ensure you don’t have to drink alone.
Highlights
  • Sample local beers at three of Alaska’s top breweries
  • Travel from one brewery to the next without worrying about transportation
  • A guide shares the history of Alaska’s brewing culture
  • Enjoy light appetizers and a minimum of 12 samples throughout the tour
Important Information
Departure Point
Visit Anchorage Log Cabin Visitor Information Center, 546 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Minimum of 14 beer samples
  • Light appetizers
  • Live commentary on board
  • Driver/Guide
  • Small Group Tour
  • 3 brewery visits
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Additional tastings
  • Food and drink, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • Closed toe shoes are required
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tom D wrote a review Mar 2020
Jersey Shore, New Jersey199 contributions31 helpful votes
Settle into the Big Swig tour van and meet the rest of your tour friends as Bryan takes you to your first destination. Along the way, Bryan will fill you in on the latest Brewery news and happenings. He is an integral part of the tour and you never lose sight of him. You'll meet
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Bryan C, Owner at Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and Tastings
Responded 22 Apr 2020
Hey Tom! I'm glad we exceeded your expectations of what a beer tour can be. We look forward to hosting you on another tour next time you're in Anchorage. Cheers!
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Nick A wrote a review Feb 2020
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Big Swig gets you beyond the tasting room and into the heart of each brewery. This"behind-the-scene" tour, makes you feel a part of the local brewing scene as you get to meet and ask questions of the brewers/owners themself! Tastings is a big part, and Brian know how to pair
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Bryan C, Owner at Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and Tastings
Responded 22 Apr 2020
Awesome! We love impressing our local guests. I'm glad you and your wife were able to take the afternoon to yourself and let someone else do the driving and decision making. No 2 tours are ever the same, so we hope to see you on another tour soon! Cheers.
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Sara A wrote a review Feb 2020
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This was a fantastic tour! Brians knowledge of the local craft beer scene is pretty extensive and impressive. I joined the tour, hoping to learn more since I didn't consider myself a beer drinker - and to be honest, was a little intimidated by all the different choices out
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Bryan C, Owner at Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and Tastings
Responded 22 Apr 2020
You are our favorite type of guest! The beer scene can be intimidating with so many choices out there. We are there to steer your tastebuds to your new favorite beer(s). Thanks for joining!
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Alaskaguru wrote a review Feb 2020
College Park, Georgia4 contributions2 helpful votes
Honestly, I didn't know what to expect, but what became abundantly clear is how much the brewers respect and appreciate Big Swig Tours. The day is as much about learning the art of brewing as it is about sipping amazing beers! Not to mention the fact that the backdrop is
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Bryan C, Owner at Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and Tastings
Responded 22 Apr 2020
Thank you for the review. Our tours are crafted in a way to stretch the limits of what a beer tour can be. We are grateful for our brewery partners who love showcasing their products. Cheers!
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Stephanie N wrote a review Jan 2020
Anchorage, Alaska1 contribution
Brian was a great guide, super knowledgeable and friendly. I enjoyed learning about the brewing process at King St. We had a nice little snack at Midnight Sun and ended the tour with what was my favorite stop, Turnagain Brewing. As a local, I was already familiar with a few
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from Bryan C, Owner at Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and Tastings
Responded 22 Apr 2020
We love hosting our Local guests, and when you walk away learning and trying some new beers it's a win for everyone. Thanks for taking the time to submit a review for our business.
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Definitely a must!
Amazing! Bryan is so awesome at this brewery tour stuff. This was my husband’s 1st and my 2nd tour with Big Swig an
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This is a MUST for your Alaskan adventure!
The day started with a friendly pickup at our hotels and a quick drive to the train station. Bryan was a wonderful
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Great day and great brew
We love beer and it is clear that Alaskans know how to brew good beer. We had a great day of seeing the Alaskan lan
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What a unique way to see and taste Alaska!
This was truly one of the most unique experiences I've done. We started the day by taking the Alaska Railroad from
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Big Swig Tours Made for Awesome Alaska Trip
Had an amazing time on two tours, the Crafted Tour and the Anchorage brewery tour. Bryan ran both of the tours and
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Our tour operator, Brian, was a superb host. He planned a thoughtful itinerary, was fun, flexible and informative.
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Crafted tour. Big swig tours
Tour guide was diligent to make sure we had a great experience. Tour was very informative and fun and beautiful si
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Brewery tour
The owner and driver Brian really was a great host. He came to our hotel to pick us up for the Alaska Train to Talk
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Amazing & Fun Experience
Bryan is amazingly knowledgeable and a wonderful host. We had such a good experience, from having fun, learning all
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Tami O
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Fantastic tour with great guide!
Bryan is a great tour guide and really added to the experience by explaining even more about the brewing process, o
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kristenleighm
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Super fun
Roberta was an excellent tour guide! Each of the breweries were very well chosen! The guides at each brewery were p
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mikemac92
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Fantastic way to return from Seward!
Bryan was an unbelievable guide with great knowledge of Alaska. Each of the stops was very personal with tours to l
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loveretirerment
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wonderful time
Brian and his wife were so nice, it was a relaxing easy going time, the different breweries were really neat, and a
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Hops on the Rail Early June 2019
I have to make sure that I specify early June because the flowers are coming... I can't stress enough how important
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Awesome brewery tour
We did the Hops on the Rail tour and took the train up to Talkeetna. Brian picked us up at our hotel, dropped us o
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