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Weekly November Tours

Mississippin’ Walking Tour – $65

Mondays & Wednesdays 1:00 – 4:00 pm (November 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30)

Our walking tour is a great way to experience Portland’s hip Mississippi neighborhood and its craft beer on foot! We visit three different Portland breweries, all within easy walking distance in the Mississippi/Williams neighborhood of Portland. Our meeting spot and first location is Ecliptic Brewery where we’ll enjoy samples and learn the basics of beer tasting, ingredients, and beer 101. Then it’s off to StormBreaker Brewing for more beer sampling. Finally, we’ll walk over to Hopworks BikeBar for more beer and appetizers. In between stops, your tour guide will provide some lesser-known history on this unique neighborhood and share some of what makes it one of the most popular in Portland. Even long-time Portlanders and Oregonians will learn something new! The tour is all-inclusive of beer, food, souvenir Brewvana Pilsner glass, pretzel necklace, sampling journal and pen. PLEASE NOTE: This tour does NOT include a behind the scenes tour of a brewing facility.  Tours are 21+ with valid ID required. To register visit https://experiencebrewvana.rezdy.com/38792/mississippin-walking-tour-1-4-pm or call 503-729-6804. Cost: $65/person.

Beer Love in the Pearl – A Walking Tour – $65

Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:00 am – 2:00 pm (November 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24)

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. The tour is all-inclusive of beer, food, souvenir Brewvana Pilsner glass, pretzel necklace and sampling journal. PLEASE NOTE: This tour does NOT include a behind the scenes tour of a brewing facility. Tours are 21+ with valid ID required. To register visit https://experiencebrewvana.rezdy.com/8767/beer-love-in-the-pearl-walking-tour-11a-2p or call 503-729-6804. Cost: $65/person.

Thursday Beer Lovers Tours – $75

Thursday evenings 6:00 – 9:00 pm (November 5, 12, 19)

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 at the outdoor enthusiast’s dream, Base Camp Brewery, for some deliciously unique beer samples. Next we head over to The Commons Brewery and visit their brand new taproom location for a sampling of beers inspired by 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.  Our tours are all inclusive. They include more than enough fresh, delicious beer, appetizers (enough to take the edge off, but not too much to inhibit beer consumption), transportation on our epic beer-loving short bus, beer journal and tasting guide complete with BREWVANA pen, pilsner glass, postcard, pretzel necklace (for palate-cleansing between beers), and a safe and fun tour guide! Tours are 21+ with valid ID required. PLEASE NOTE: This tour does NOT include a behind the scenes tour of a brewing facility. To register visit https://experiencebrewvana.rezdy.com/6442/thursday-beer-lover-s-tour-6-9pm or call 503-729-6804. Cost: $75/person

Behind the Scenes Tours – $89*

Friday afternoons 1:00 – 5:30 pm (November 6, 13, 20, 27)

If you think behind the scenes action, meeting brewers, and seeing where the magic happens is super fun, then this tour is for you! Our Behind The Scenes Tour visits four breweries. We begin at a small botanical brewery that hides inside a SE pub with an impressive 49 rotating taps. After sampling beers there, we head to Oregon’s first organic brewery, Laurelwood, to enjoy food, more beer sampling, and a tour of their brewery.  Next we take a drive over to Portland’s largest brewery, Widmer, for a closer look at fermentation (on a laaaarge scale), and more beer! At our last stop, Upright Brewery, will thrill us with their specialty farmhouse ales that have a pacific NW twist. Our tours are all inclusive. They include more than enough fresh, delicious beer, appetizers (enough to take the edge off, but not too much to inhibit beer consumption), transportation on our epic beer-loving short bus, beer journal and tasting guide complete with BREWVANA pen, pilsner glass, postcard, pretzel necklace (for palate-cleansing between beers), and a safe and fun tour guide! Tours are 21+ with valid ID required. Note: MUST WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES ON THIS TOUR! To register visit https://experiencebrewvana.rezdy.com/72263/friday-behind-the-scenes-tour-1-5-30pm or call 503-729-6804. Cost: $89/person.

Old School Tours – $75

Friday afternoons 3:00 – 6:00 pm (November 6, 13, 20, 27)

This tour takes a journey to the roots of the craft brewing industry in Portland and brings it back to the newest brewery in Portland, the perfect way to spend an afternoon imbibing. The tour visits three Portland breweries – McMenamins Kennedy School (Concordia Brewery), Alameda, and Ecliptic Brewing. We begin at Kennedy School, our favorite McMenamins location with Beer 101, where we’ll learn about the ingredients in beer, get tasting tips and take a behind the scenes tour with delicious beer in our hands. Next we’ll head over North Portland’s neighborhood favorite, Alameda Brewing, for tasty appetizers and of course, more beer. Our last stop for this tour in certainly not the least. Renowned Portland brewer John Harris’s out-of-this-world Ecliptic Brewing will enchant us with its galactically awesome beers while we wrap up the day with a round of beer related trivia! Our tours are all inclusive. They include more than enough fresh, delicious beer, appetizers (enough to take the edge off, but not too much to inhibit beer consumption), transportation on our epic beer-loving short bus, beer journal and tasting guide complete with BREWVANA pen, pilsner glass, postcard, pretzel necklace (for palate-cleansing between beers), and a safe & fun tour guide! Tours are 21+ with valid ID required. To register call 503-729-6804 or visit https://experiencebrewvana.rezdy.com/21724/old-school-tour-3-6pm. Cost: $75/person.

Saturday Imbibing Tours – $85

Saturday afternoons 12:00 – 4:00 pm (November 7, 14, 21, 28)

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 the brand new Baerlic Brewing, a small 10 barrel brewery in the inner SE where we taste their handcrafted beers. 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. Our tours are all inclusive. They include more than enough fresh, delicious beer, appetizers (enough to take the edge off, but not too much to inhibit beer consumption), transportation on our epic beer-loving short bus, beer journal and tasting guide complete with BREWVANA pen, pilsner glass, postcard, pretzel necklace (for palate-cleansing between beers), and a safe & fun tour guide! Tours are 21+ with valid ID required. To register visit https://experiencebrewvana.rezdy.com/8762/saturday-imbibing-tour-12-4pm or call 503-729-6804. Cost: $85/person.

Saturday Pursuit of Hoppyness Tours – $79

Saturday afternoons 1:00 – 4:30 pm (November 7, 14, 21, 28)

The tour visits three different Portland breweries. Our first stop is Breakside’s 30bbl production facility in Milwaukie for tasting and a tour. We then head to Portland U-Brew, a home-brew supply store, brewery and taproom where you can brew your own beer and buy supplies to do so. We’ll take a tour and sample their beers. Our last stop is Stickmen Brewing, Lake Oswego’s star in the brew scene, for beer, food, trivia and fun. If you’re interested in learning more about the brewing process, connecting with professionals while tasting great beer and having fun – this tour is for you! Our tours are all inclusive. They include more than enough fresh, delicious beer, appetizers (enough to take the edge off, but not too much to inhibit beer consumption), transportation on our epic beer-loving short bus, beer journal and tasting guide complete with BREWVANA pen, pilsner glass, postcard, pretzel necklace (for palate-cleansing between beers), and a safe & fun tour guide! Tours are 21+ with valid ID required. To register, please call 503-729-6804 or visit https://experiencebrewvana.rezdy.com/53194/saturday-pursuit-of-hoppyness-tour-1-4-30-pm. Cost: $79/person.

Sunday FUNday Tours – $75

Sunday afternoons 12:00 – 3:30 pm (November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)                   

If your main idea is to have a great time, and you are less interested in behind the scenes action, this tour is for you! Although we spend a lot of time talking about beer, we spend most of our time drinking beer. We begin sampling Gigantic Brewery in SE, known for being awesome. Next we head to Portland’s oldest brewery, BridgePort, which is very well known and respected and has been practicing the art of brewing for over 20 years. After snacking on some food, and sampling fresh beer, we cross back over the river to a favorite neighborhood gathering spot, StormBreaker, located in a converted warehouse with an outdoor patio. We sit outside and enjoy the scene as we drink some delicious NW inspired brews. Our tours are all inclusive. They include more than enough fresh, delicious beer, appetizers (enough to take the edge off, but not too much to inhibit beer consumption), transportation on our epic beer-loving short bus, beer journal and tasting guide complete with BREWVANA pen, pilsner glass, postcard, pretzel necklace (for palate-cleansing between beers), and a safe & fun tour guide! PLEASE NOTE: This tour does NOT include a behind the scenes tour of a brewing facility.  Tours are 21+ with valid ID required. To register visit https://experiencebrewvana.rezdy.com/54134/sunday-funday-tour-12-3-30pm or call 503-729-6804. Cost: $75/person.

Sunday Afternoon Delight Tours – $75

Sunday afternoons 3:00 – 6:00 pm (November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29)

Portland’s beer culture is both unique and vast; we tap into that energy on this tour by bringing you the true brewery experience! We begin sampling in a tiny brewery-turned-taproom proving that good things really do come in small packages. While sampling Coalition’s great and varied style of beers your tour guide will also walk you through an introduction to our tasting 101 course. Our next stop on the tour will be the brand-spankin’ new BTU Brasserie, the first combined brewery & Chinese restaurant in U.S existence. Here we will enjoy a few of their beers (including their traditional rice lager) paired with appetizers and a round of beer trivia. A pairing made in beer heaven. Our last, but certainly not least, stop on the tour will be Culmination for a tour of their brewing facility slash recording studio (whhhat?!). And to top it off, of course more beer is coming your way! Get excited! We know we are. Our tours are all inclusive. They include more than enough fresh, delicious beer, appetizers (enough to take the edge off, but not too much to inhibit beer consumption), transportation on our epic beer-loving short bus, beer journal and tasting guide complete with BREWVANA pen, pilsner glass, postcard, pretzel necklace (for palate-cleansing between beers), and a safe & fun tour guide! Tours are 21+ with valid ID required. To register visit https://experiencebrewvana.rezdy.com/65527/sunday-afternoon-delight-tour-3pm-6pm or call 503-729-6804. Cost: $75/person.