Public Tours

Craft Brew Hop
Craft Brew Hop3 breweries, pints included, enjoy the brewery's taprooms, 3 hours long, Thursdays - SundayLearn More
Behind the Brew
Behind the Brew3 breweries, pints included, behind the scene experience, 4 hours long, select SaturdaysLearn More
All Pints North Tour
All Pints North TourMost anticipated brewery event of the year! Transportation, ticket & VIP access to All Pints North in Duluth plus a brewery tour and lunch.Learn More
Brews 'n Bulbs Holiday Tour
Brews 'n Bulbs Holiday TourThe perfect combination - holiday lights and local craft beer, don't miss this seasonal tour! Learn More
Valentine's Day Progressive
Valentine's Day Progressive Grab your loved one on this couples Valentine's Day Tour and enjoy a progressive dinner and pints of craft beerLearn More

 

Craft Brew Hop

Craft Brew Hop

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Join us for an afternoon or evening of fun and experience the craft beer boom! We have some amazing breweries lined up that are the latest and hoppin' places in town! You will be given the opportunity to taste flagship, seasonal and local favorites on these tours! Have a great time on our luxury transportation and don't worry about the hassle of transportation in between breweries!

Breweries change each day of the week!

Tour Operates

  • 6pm Thursday 
  • 6pm Friday 
  • 6pm Saturday 
  • Plus additional tours times celebrating Frozen Faceoff on St. Patty's weekend.  Friday March 16th noon and Saturday March 17th at noon.  Please click HERE to book that time.

What's Included

  • Sample local craft beer - pint at each location included
  • Snacks 
  • Bottled Water
  • Cooler to store your growlers in
  • Fun and knowledgeable tour guide that will show you a great time and help select your craft beer
  • Convenient pick up and drop off location
  • Professional driver
  • Enclosed luxury coach (available year round) or our new open air bus (available during warm months only)
  • Special brewery discounts 

Pricing

$65

Pick Up Location Information

825 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis MN 55402 - Outside of Rock Bottom Brewery in LaSalle Plaza 

  • Please arrive 15 minutes early to check in, make sure to bring your ID!
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
  • Multiple parking ramps are available right in the area or choose metered parking

Transportation

This tour includes our fun open air bus April - October, and our luxury coach November - March

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Tour Policies

Public tours must have a minimum of 4 people booked for tour to operate.  You will receive notice the day before the tour if minimums are NOT achieved. If minimums are not met, tickets will be fully refunded or rescheduled for a different tour date.

Cancellation Policy: Since this is a high demand tour, all tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. The tour is held rain or shine.

Winter Weather Policy:  A tour could be canceled if winter weather travel is not recommended in Minneapolis/ St. Paul Metro area due to extreme ice or blizzard conditions.  If Twin Cities Brewery Tours needs to cancel a tour due to this, it will be rescheduled for a later date.  If you are not available on this later date, your ticket may be used towards one of our other tours.  You may also transfer your ticket to another date our brewery tour is scheduled.

Looking for a private tour, wanting to celebrate an occasion or have a group larger than 12 people, please check out our private tour packages and CONTACT US to arrange for a private tour.

*Breweries subject to change without notice

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Quick Details

Time: 6-9pm 

Price:  $65

Breweries Included

Breweries

Surly

Surly started with Omar, an obsessed homebrewer is looking through a homebrew catalog, sees a three-barrel brewing system and decides he wants to be in the business of beer. He proposes the idea of converting the family abrasives business to the owners (his parents), Nick and Dorit Ansari, and his wife Becca, and they all say ‘GO FOR IT!’ Omar starts learning about the brewery business, forms the plan, and hires accomplished local brewer, Todd Haug, to join him in converting an abrasives factory into a brewery. They are now the first Destination Brewery in the Twin Cities.  Popular brews include Furious, Bender and Hell.

Lake Monster

Lake Monster is one of the newer breweries to open in the Twin Cities.  They aim to make unique versions of classic beer styles, putting our own subtle twist on the flavors craft beer drinkers have come to love. Ranging from esoteric to approachable, subtle to over-the-top, all their beers adhere to the philosophy that there is always more to be discovered.

Urban Growler

Urban Growler is Minnesota's first woman-owned brewery with a mission of galvanizing the beer drinking community.  Their beer is handcrafted in 10-barrel batches under the close supervision of Head Brewer and Owner, Deb Loch. They make both traditional beers, like CowBell Cream Ale™, as well as non-traditional beers like Big Boot™ Rye IPA.  Their “Plow to Pint®” Series emphasizes creating brews with a unique local twist. They partner with our Urban Farmers to bring their harvest, such as Minnesota wild rice, honey, raspberries, and pumpkins (to name a few) into their specialty beers.

Food

Surly and Urban Growler feature a restaurant with full food menu or enjoy a food truck at Lake Monster Brewing.

Ending Location

Ending location will be the same as the starting location at Rock Bottom Brewery - the first Brewpub in Minneapolis!  After the tour, stop in - we'll give you a "buy one pint, get one free pint".  A full drink and food menu is available in the bar or restaurant.

Ending Location - Rock Bottom Brewery MPLS

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Quick Details

Time: 6-9pm 

Price: $65

Breweries Included

Breweries

Fulton

Fulton was the first brewery to find their home in the Northloop neighborhood founded in 2009.  Started homebrewing out of a South Minneapolis garage and contract brewing at a small Wisconsin brewery. Their dream was to build a real Minneapolis brewery of their own in the next 5-10 years, and quit their day jobs along the way. They ended up building 2 breweries within 3 years.  Some of their popular brews include Sweet Child of Vine and Lonely Blonde.

Indeed Brewing

Indeed Brewing started in 2012 and located in the heart of the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District and features 2 lively taprooms.  They have an artfully eclectic line-up of distinctive flagship beers, well-loved seasonal releases, and adventurous specialty brews. Its diverse offerings are anchored by its flagship Day Tripper Pale Ale, and rounded out by the “brewer’s choice” Derailed Series of experimental brews, and the Wooden Soul series of wild, sour, and barrel-aged beer.

Boom Island

Boom Island has been brewing unique, Belgian-inspired craft beers in Minneapolis since 2001. The founders were professional French horn players who left the orchestra world to channel all their creativity into brewing.  Kevin, one of the owners, traveled to 13 breweries across Belgium to brew side-by-side with the leading innovators in Belgian brewing. He also brought home the ultimate souvenir: nine strains of yeast from their source breweries. Today, Kevin uses several of those strains to produce the elusive qualities only found in beer from the breweries of their origin.

Food

Food trucks can usually be found at Fulton and Indeed.

Ending Location

Ending location will be the same as the starting location at Rock Bottom Brewery - the first Brewpub in Minneapolis!  After the tour, stop in - we'll give you a "buy one pint, get one free pint".  A full drink and food menu is available in the bar or restaurant.

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Quick Details

Time: 6-9pm 

Price: $65

Breweries Included

Breweries

Bauhaus Brew Labs

Bauhaus Brew Labs is a family of musicians, scientists, artists and above all, beer lovers, aiming to reinvigorate the spirit of the family brewery. At Bauhaus, they take a unique look at classic German-inspired beer styles, skewed slightly by a sense of play and adventure. Their flavor-forward, sessionable beers are crafted to surprise and delight without taxing the palate.

Inbound Brew Co.

Inbound is one of the newest breweries in the North Loop neighborhood. They brew small batch beers and serve up a large variety of styles: Hoppy, Lighter, Darker, Sour, Polish, German, Belgian and collaboration beers.  Some of our favorites include Kölsch Infused with Raspberry, Lemon-Ginger Belgian Blonde, and Hoppy Amber. 

Sisyphus

Sisyphus Brewery name comes from a Greek legend. He’s the guy condemned to push a rock up a hill for all eternity. Whenever it gets to the top, he must go back to the bottom to retrieve it, and begin the journey all over again. Sounds rough.  That’s what they do.  Their rock is a barrel of beer; it’s the empty fermenters at the end of a long week; it’s everything that goes on at their place.  They have a very unique brewery with rotating taps weekly.  Along with the brewery they also have a separate comedy club that features many great comedians plus amateur hour.  Most place to visit.   

Food

Food trucks available at Bauhaus Brew Labs

Ending Location

Ending location will be the same as the starting location at Rock Bottom Brewery - the first Brew Pub in Minneapolis.  After the tour stop in - we'll give you a "buy one pint, get one free pint".  A full drink and food menu is available in the bar or restaurant.

Ending Location - Rock Bottom Brewery MPLS

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Behind the Brew

The Twin Cities is a meca for many craft breweries!  Hop on our new open air bus or luxury bus for a 4 hour guided brewery adventure as we tour 3 local Minneapolis/St. Paul breweries. Whether you are by yourself, with a significant other, or with a group of friends; our tour is a great way to safely enjoy and have an amazing afternoon of sampling local craft beer. In addition to pints, at each stop you'll have the opportunity to meet and greet with the local brewery team, learn about the brewing process and receive a behind the scenes tour.  In-between breweries snacks and water to be offered.

Tours runs on Saturday afternoons and breweries change weekly!

Tour Operates

  • Noon on Saturdays

What's Included

  • Enjoy a private behind the scene up and close of each brewery and the opportunity to learn firsthand how craft beer is made
  • Sample local craft beer - pint at each location included
  • Snacks 
  • Bottled Water
  • Cooler to store your growlers in
  • Fun and knowledgeable tour guide that will show you a great time and help select your craft beer
  • Convenient pick up and drop off location
  • Professional driver
  • Enclosed luxury coach (available year round) or our new open air bus (available during warm months only)
  • Special brewery discounts

Price

$75, limited tickets available

Location

Pick up location will vary per tour and date, please see specific dates for more details

Tour Policies

Public tours must have a minimum of 4 people booked for tour to operate.  You will receive notice the day before the tour if minimums are NOT achieved. If minimums are not met, tickets will be fully refunded or rescheduled for a different tour date.

Cancellation Policy: Since this is a high demand tour, all tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. The tour is held rain or shine.

Winter Weather Policy:  A tour could be canceled if winter weather travel is not recommended in Minneapolis/ St. Paul Metro area due to extreme ice or blizzard conditions.  If Twin Cities Brewery Tours needs to cancel a tour due to this, it will be rescheduled for a later date.  If you are not available on this later date, your ticket may be used towards one of our other tours.  You may also transfer your ticket to another date our brewery tour is scheduled.

Looking for a private tour, wanting to celebrate an occasion or have a group larger than 12 people, please check out our private tour packages and CONTACT US to arrange for a private tour.

*Breweries subject to change without notice

All Pints N final

All Pints North Experience Tour

As a proud partner of the MN Craft Brewers Guild, join us Saturday, July 28th for an eventful day on our All Pints North Experience Tour. This is one of the most anticipated beer events of the summer! We will start the day off enjoying a customized donut and coffee from one of our very own local partners, Angel Food Bakery. Then we will venture up to Duluth on our luxury coach bus with an exclusive stop in Superior at a hidden gem, Thirsty Pagan Brewing.  Here you'll experience a behind the scenes tour plus enjoy their outdoor beer garden with some of the best pizza and beer around.   Pizza buffet and any pint of your choice is included.

We will bypass the long lines to get into All Pints North festival!  Many special exclusive brews will be at this event that you will not want to miss!

We will provide luxury air-conditioned transportation, ease of getting around for the day and will create exciting memories! You will not want to miss out on this beertastic day! Buy your tickets before they are gone!

Pick up and drop off is at the Ramada Plaza in Minneapolis. We are hooking you up with a special hotel discount along with free shuttle service to those within a 5-mile radius. A few stops included within the radius are Bent BrewstilleryWander North Distillery and more!

Tour Operates

  • Saturday July 28th 10:00am-9:30pm

What's Included

  • Ticket to All Pints North - value of $50+
  • Round trip Transportation in our luxury air conditioned motor coach
  • Unlimited sampling of craft beers at All Pints North
  • VIP entrance to All Pints North Festival, no waiting in lines!
  • Behind the Scene Tour at Thirsty Pagan Brewing
  • Pizza buffet and your choice of pint of beer at Thirsty Pagan
  • Morning donut from Angle Food Bakery and coffee
  • Souvenir tasting glass from All Pints North
  • Snacks on the bus 
  • Bottled Water
  • Cooler to store your growlers in
  • Fun and knowledgeable tour guide that will show you a great time 
  • Convenient pick up and drop off location
  • Professional driver
  • Discounted hotel rooms are available

Price

$109 per person 

Location

Pick up location is at Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis St.Paul/Roseville (2905 Centre Pointe Dr, Roseville, MN 55113)

Tour Policies

Public tours must have a minimum of 10 people booked for tour to operate.  You will receive notice the day before the tour if minimums are NOT achieved. If minimums are not met, tickets will be fully refunded or rescheduled for a different tour date.

Cancellation Policy: Since this is a high demand tour, all tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. The tour is held rain or shine.

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Brews 'n Bulbs Holiday Craft Brewery Tour

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'Tis the season to be merry!  Come enjoy two holiday traditions at once, beer and holiday lights.

The tour includes 3 local craft breweries - 12welve Eyes, Summit Brewing and Flat Earth. 

In-between tasting the seasonal and flagship beer selections we will take the warm luxury motor coach through multiple holiday light displays to view an amazing display of holiday lights.   While viewing these lights, you'll have fresh holiday popcorn from Candyland that would pair great with any seasonal brew on tap.  So, make sure you get a growler to go at one of our brewery stops!

An additional stop at Rice Park is a great photo opportunity right in the midst of the twinkling lights.  The tour will conclude back at the starting location, where you will be able to grab another pint, sit back, and reflect on the amazing new way you just enjoyed local brews 'n bulbs.

Tour Operates

  • 6-10pm Saturday

What's Included

  • Sample local craft beer - pint at each location included
  • Souvenir pint glass
  • Holiday popcorn from Candyland
  • Bottled Water
  • Cooler to store your growlers in
  • Fun and knowledgeable tour guide that will show you a great time and help select your craft beer
  • Convenient pick up and drop off location
  • Professional driver
  • Enclosed luxury coach 
  • Special brewery discounts 

Pricing

$75

Location

Starting location is at Flat Earth Brewing, 688 Minnehaha Ave E, Saint Paul

Breweries Included

Tour Policies

Public tours must have a minimum of 4 people booked for tour to operate.  You will receive notice the day before the tour if minimums are NOT achieved. If minimums are not met, tickets will be fully refunded or rescheduled for a different tour date.

Cancellation Policy: Since this is a high demand tour, all tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. The tour is held rain or shine.

Winter Weather Policy:  A tour could be canceled if winter weather travel is not recommended in the Minneapolis/ St. Paul Metro area due to extreme ice or blizzard conditions.  If Twin Cities Brewery Tours needs to cancel a tour due to this, it will be rescheduled for a later date.  If you are not available on this later date, your ticket may be used towards one of our other tours.  You may also transfer your ticket to another date our brewery tour is scheduled.

Looking for a private tour, wanting to celebrate an occasion or have a group, please check out our private tour packages and CONTACT US to arrange for a private tour.

*Breweries subject to change without notice

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Valentine's Day Progressive Dinner & Brewery Tour

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Try something new this Valentine’s Day and join us for our Valentine's Day Progressive Dinner & Brewery Tour. Tickets are sold in pairs so be sure to grab your loved one and enjoy a night on the town filled with local craft beer and food.  Hop on the luxury coach bus and tour 3 different breweries around the Twin Cities.  At Utepils you will enjoy an appetizer and a pint of your choice. The second stop at Sisyphus will feature a full dinner from St Paul's historical DeGidio's restaurant featuring traditional Italian cuisine (pastas, meats, salads and bread) along with a pint of your choice. This tour will conclude at Inbound with truffles from Legacy Chocolates. Each stop along the way we will recommend a beer pairing, but you are welcome to select any pint of your choice.  

Food options are available for a vegetarian - please make sure to note this at time of checkout or contact us for any questions.

Breweries include InboundUtepils and Sisyphus

Tour Operates

  • 6pm Wednesday February 14th, 2018

What's Included

  • Progressive dinner - appetizer, multiple dinner options with salad and bread, and decadent truffles 
  • Sample local craft beer - pint per person at each location included or select our beer pairing
  • Snack
  • Bottled Water
  • Cooler to store your growlers in
  • Fun and knowledgeable tour guide that will show you a great time and help select your craft beer
  • Convenient pick up and drop off location
  • Professional driver
  • Enclosed luxury coach 
  • Special brewery discounts 

Pricing

Tickets are sold as a Couple (includes 2 tickets)

Early registration price $199 per couple

Full Value price $245 per couple

Location

Outside of Rock Bottom Brewery downtown Minneapolis

Tour Policies

Public tours must have a minimum of 4 people booked for tour to operate.  You will receive notice the day before the tour if minimums are NOT achieved. If minimums are not met, tickets will be fully refunded or rescheduled for a different tour date.

Cancellation Policy: Since this is a high demand tour, all tickets sold are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged or rescheduled. The tour is held rain or shine.

Winter Weather Policy:  A tour could be canceled if winter weather travel is not recommended in Minneapolis/ St. Paul Metro area due to extreme ice or blizzard conditions.  If Twin Cities Brewery Tours needs to cancel a tour due to this, it will be rescheduled for a later date.  If you are not available on this later date, your ticket may be used towards one of our other tours.  You may also transfer your ticket to another date our brewery tour is scheduled.

Looking for a private tour, wanting to celebrate an occasion or have a group larger than 12 people, please check out our private tour packages and CONTACT US to arrange for a private tour.

*Breweries subject to change without notice

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