Whether you’re a beer novice or a craft beer connoisseur, the Signature Brew Tour offers a taste of the Burlington Beer Scene for all to enjoy. Journey to 3 local craft breweries with our expert guides, enjoying behind-the-scenes access, ample beer tastings and a local snack along the way. All while being entertained during our roundtrip transportation
Explore Burlington’s legendary craft beer scene with an in-depth brewery tour around the city! Sip on loads of craft beer samples at three different breweries in Burlington hand-selected by our team of beer experts.
Go behind the scenes at breweries to see how craft beer is made, all led by one of our expert guides. And don’t worry about driving around in Burlington, we’ve got you covered with roundtrip transportation!
The Burlington Signature Brew Tour is a curated craft beer experience that promises to leave your taste buds tantalized. We have more than 15 years of experience running brewery tours, and we’ve packed that all into one unforgettable brewery tour experience.
You’ll be driven around Queen City to enjoy VIP access to some of the best breweries in Burlington, VT. Along the way, our expert beer guides will teach you everything there is to know about craft beer, from the ancient history of beer to modern brewing techniques.
Best of all, the Burlington Signature Brew Tour includes up to 12 samples of fine craft beer. No other brewery tour gives you as much access to Burlington breweries as the Burlington Signature Brew Tour. Don’t just take our word for it—we have 5-star ratings on Google, Yelp and TripAdvisor from all of our happy tour customers!
Either at the DoubleTree on 870 Williston Rd or 144 Cherry St next to Hotel VermontCHECK AVAILABILITY
This trip was amazing! The wealth of information our Beer Guide Steve had was astounding. He knew so much about beer and Burlington. It was awesome. I strongly recommend this tour!!Read More
If you're looking for a gift for a beer lover, look no further. City Brew Tours did all the planning and we just showed up. They chose 3 local breweries that each had a unique ambiance as well as a solid selection of brews from sours to IPAs to stouts. Our guide, Todd, was extremely knowledgeable about the brew scene in Burlington, VT.Read More
What a great way to spend the day sampling some of what Burlington has to offer in the craft beer market. Highly recommend City Brew Tours not only to get you around the city, but also to pick some of the best destinations to sample beer. Our tour guide Clayton was awesome as he has an extensive knowledge of beer and the Burlington area.Read More
Our guide, Braxton, was so entertaining, kind and knowledgeable about the beers, brewing process, Burlington neighborhoods and more! We would highly recommend this tour to friends who live in VT and those visiting!Read More
I purchased this tour for my husband’s birthday. What do you get a guy who has everything! A tour to experience beer! Kevin was a wealth of knowledge, the three breweries were each unique and offered a wide variety of beers. We really enjoyed this experience.Read More
A few weeks ago, my wife and some friends had the chance to enjoy the city brew tour with our guide Braxton. We had a great time trying out breweries new to us. Todd was a terrific host and informative guide. We would recommend this tour to anyone looking for a night out on the town or visiting from out of town.Read More
We operate rain, shine, and snow as long as the roads are safe and we have met our minimum to run the tour.
Changes and cancellations are free up to 72 hours before the tour. Ticket insurance allows you to make changes or cancel up to 3 hours before the tour, and we will reschedule or reimburse you for your full tour ticket price (minus the booking fee and insurance fee). Insurance can only be purchased when making your initial reservation, and cannot be added after the fact.
Not likely, but it is possible. In the event of severe weather or a lack of tour-goers, the tour may be canceled.
In the event of inclement weather, the decision to cancel will be made by Brew Tours Staff at least 12 hours before the start of the tour. If roads are fair and our brewery partners are open, we make every effort to run our tours as scheduled. If you are unable to travel due to inclement weather, please give us a call at 802-760-6091 to discuss your options. We will not be able to issue full refunds without the purchase of ticket insurance, but we may be able to find you another tour option in the future.
You have the option of picking between two spots when booking: 144 Cherry St or 870 Williston Rd at the DoubleTree. The Cherry Street pick up is on the corner of Cherry and Church street (by the Ben & Jerry’s). The DoubleTree picks up in front of the main entrance 15 minutes before the tour start time.
The van will depart right at the time listed, so we recommend arriving 10 minutes early (or 25 minutes before start time at the Double Tree) to allow for time to check-in!
All guests must wear closed-toe shoes to participate in the tour. This is a safety precaution that the breweries themselves are required to enforce, therefore, no exceptions can be made. If you are taking a tour during the summer months, please plan accordingly.
Yes, we can accommodate most dietary restrictions. Please inform us regarding the nature of your restrictions when booking your tour!
A note on gluten: Typically, beer is not gluten-free. Some of our tour stops do from time to time offer gluten-free options, however, we cannot guarantee their availability. Gluten-free guests should consider our non-drinker ticket, so they can purchase cider or gluten-free beer when available.
No need to worry about choosing your beers at each stop. You’ll receive a handpicked selection of local craft beer curated by our beer expert guides.
In order for us to run a tour, we need a minimum of 2 participants.
Yes! You can purchase a specific tour gift voucher, or select a dollar amount to give. Check out our Gift Certificates page for more information.
We do pick up at the DoubleTree on 870 Williston Rd. The nearest hotel to our 144 Cherry St pick up spot is the Hotel Vermont which is a few blocks down Cherry St.
We offer 2 different public tours which you can read more about here. Because private tours are personalized, there is a sliding scale of differences between them vs. public tours. Generally, we suggest private tours for corporate events, bachelor/bachelorette parties, and other groups of over 10 guests. You can read more about our private tours here.
If you have not received an email from us, be sure to check your spam folder. Our emails are automated and will sometimes slip past your inbox. If it is not in spam, you can reach out to us by phone or email and we will happily send you your confirmation again.
The details of your reservation, the pick up and drop off location for the tour, the tour itinerary, and information regarding our policies.
We do not recommend driving to our tours. Whenever possible, please use a car service or public transportation to get to your pick up spot. If you must drive, parking is available at the DoubleTree, or there is a lot at 17 South Winooski Ave for those picking up at 144 Cherry St.
You can simply show up to the pickup spot a few minutes early, with a valid form of ID and closed-toe shoes. You do not need a physical ticket or to print out your confirmation email, just give your name to the guide!
Many of our stops are wheelchair accessible. However, our seated passenger vans can only accommodate folding wheelchairs on private tours.
You must be 21 or older and show proper identification in order to participate in our tour, even if you’ve purchased a non-drinker ticket.
We often include prepaid gratuity for parties of 4 or more. If you think your guide did a great job, we suggest tipping $15 per person.