Special October Tour-Meet the Brewer with Carston Haney of Alameda – $85

Sunday, October 6, 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Join Carston Haney, brewer at Alameda Brewing Co., on a tour that will include Alameda’s new SE brewery as well as three other stops in Portland. Carston will start things off at Alameda’s new brewery in SE Portland, a facility that is not generally open to the public. He’ll show off the 20-barrel brewery and sample some of the beers produced there. Next it’s off to Belmont Station, Portland’s largest bottle shop and bar, for beer sampling and the opportunity to purchase bottles to go. The bus then heads to Alameda’s original site, a neighborhood institution in NE and home of their 5-barrel brewery. There Carston will talk through a tasting of more Alameda brews and provide a tour of the brewhouse. After enjoying beer and appetizers the tour visits Landmark Saloon. The Saloon boasts a large patio where the tour will enjoy more beer and some friendly competition playing their outdoor games. Tickets are $85/person and include roundtrip transportation, beer at all four stops, food, brewery tours, pretzel necklace, tasting journal and Pilsner glass. Tour is 21+ with valid ID. To register visit https://my.getinsellout.com/providers/brewvana/skus/meet-the-brewer-tour-with-carston-haney-of-alameda-brewing-co/info?pl=-1 or call 503-729-6804. Cost: $85/person.

Weekly October Tours

Beer Love in the Pearl – A Walking Tour – $55-Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 11:00 am – 2:00 pm (October 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 & 31)

Our walking tour is a great way to experience Portland’s beer on foot! We visit three different Portland breweries all within easy walking distance in the Pearl District of Portland. Our meeting spot and first location is Deschutes Brewery where we’ll enjoy a full sampler tray. Then it’s off to Pints Brewing for a behind the scenes tour and beer sampling. Our final stop is Rogue Distillery & Public House for more beer and appetizers. Tours are 21+ with valid ID required. To register visit https://my.getinsellout.com/providers/brewvana/skus/beer-love-in-the-pearl-a-walking-tour/info?pl=-1 or call 503-729-6804. Cost: $55/person.

Thursday Beer Lovers Tours – $69-Thursday evenings 6:00 – 9:00 pm (October 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31)

Our Thursday Beer Lovers Tour is the perfect way to spend an evening imbibing. It’s a good mix of learning about beer, the brewing process and having a great time. The tour visits three Portland breweries – Base Camp Brewing, The Commons Brewery and Migration Brewing. We begin in inner SE at the hot, new Base Camp Brewing with a behind the scenes tour and a full sampler tray. Next we head to The Commons Brewery and their intimate tasting room for a sampling of beers inspired by the European traditions that are the basis for farmhouse and Flemish style ales. The grand finale of food, fun and beer trivia takes place at Migration Brewing. The tour is all-inclusive of beer, food, souvenir Brewvana Pilsner glass, pretzel necklace, sampling journal and safe and fun transportation all over town. Tours are 21+ with valid ID required. To register visit https://my.getinsellout.com/providers/brewvana/skus/thursday-beer-lovers-tour/info?pl=-1 or call 503-729-6804. Cost: $69/person.

Behind the Scenes Tours – $79-Friday afternoons 1:00 – 5:00 pm (October 4, 11, 18 & 25)

If you think behind the scenes action, meeting the brewers and seeing where the magic happens is super fun, this tour is for you! Our Behind the Scenes Tour visits four breweries. We begin at Buckman Botanical Brewery, a small brewery that shares space with a nano brewery located inside a SE pub that features 49 rotating taps. After a walk through of the brewery and sampling beers there, we then head to Laurelwood, Oregon’s first certified organic brewery to enjoy snacks, more beer sampling and a full tour. Next up we visit Widmer, Portland’s largest brewery for a beer sampling while learning about fermentation, bottling and conditioning. Our last stop is Upright, a production brewery with a casual tasting room at a brewery that specializes in farmhouse ales with a pacific NW twist for beer fun and trivia. Tour is all-inclusive of beer, food, souvenir Brewvana Pilsner glass, sampling journal, pretzel necklace and safe and fun transportation all over town. Tours are 21+ with valid ID required. CLOSED TOE SHOES REQUIRED ON THIS TOUR. To register visit https://my.getinsellout.com/providers/brewvana/skus/friday-behind-the-scenes-tour/info?pl=-1 or call 503-729-6804. Cost: $79/person.

Saturday Imbibing Tours – $79-Saturday afternoons 12:00 – 4:00 pm (October 5, 12, 19 & 26)

Our Saturday Imbibing tour is a good mix of learning about beer and the brewing process and having a great time. The tour visits four different Portland breweries, but we only get one, very detailed tour of the brewing facility led by a brewer. Our first spot is Coalition, a small 10 barrel brewery in the inner SE where we taste their handcrafted, highly drinkable beers that reflect traditional brewing techniques and NW innovation. We then head to Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB), Portland’s first eco-brewpub that offers handcrafted organic beers in a sustainably built and operating building. We get a full brewery tour with an in depth description of the brewing process as we sample beers. For lunch, we visit Burnside Brewing, whose 15 barrel system was designed locally by Metalcraft Fabrication. Our last stop is Lompoc’s Side Bar, a special tasting room that features a variety of barrel aged and seasonal beers that are only available in the tasting room where we hang out and play trivia. Tour is all-inclusive of beer, food, souvenir Brewvana Pilsner glass, sampling journal, pretzel necklace and safe and fun transportation all over town. Tours are 21+ with valid ID required. To register visit https://my.getinsellout.com/providers/brewvana/skus/saturday-imbibing-tour/info?pl=-1 or call 503-729-804. Cost: $79/person.

Sunday FUNday Tours – $65-Sunday afternoons 2:00 – 5:00 pm (October 6, 13, 20 & 27)

We begin at Gigantic Brewing a very small 15 barrel brewery in the inner SE that is stubbornly small in size but gigantic in heart and passion for craft beer. We then head to Bridgeport, Oregon’s oldest craft brewery and one of the top specialty brewers in the state of Oregon. After snacking on some food and sampling fresh beer, we head to the Mississippi neighborhood’s favorite gathering spot, Amnesia Brewery, where they brew quality beer in a converted warehouse with an outdoor patio. We sit outside and enjoy the scene as we drink some delicious NW inspired brews. Tour is all-inclusive of beer, food, souvenir Brewvana Pilsner glass, sampling journal, pretzel necklace and safe and fun transportation all over town. Tours are 21+ with valid ID required. To register visit https://my.getinsellout.com/providers/brewvana/skus/sunday-funday-tour/info?pl=-1 or call 503-729-6804. Cost: $65/person.