Northern California Brewery Tour
Dylan’s Brew Bus
Visit some of Northern California’s most exciting breweries, including stops at Russian River, Lagunitas and local favorite Henhouse.
Time & Duration
Daily at 10:00 AM
Private Option Available Upon Request
- Round-trip transportation from San Francisco to each brewery with a local guide.
- A beer of your choice at each stop on us (we’ll also provide a few for the ride up!)
- Lunch for purchase and great live music in Lagunitas’ iconic outdoor space.
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 12 hours (or more) in advance of your scheduled tour.
Northern California Brew Bus Tour
This brewery tour was designed so that you can taste and experience some of the best known Northern California breweries on the west coast while leaving the driving to us.
Your tour guide will share fun history along the ride, educate you on each brewery’s offerings and be your designated driver for the day.
Whether you are a local who wants to sit back and relax or visiting San Francisco for a short time, this is the most comfortable and quality beer tour around!
See the itinerary and additional details below.
10:00 AM— Depart North Beach (782 Columbus Ave.)
Our guide meets you at our departure location shortly before 10:00 AM. After a brief roll call, we board the brew bus and begin our Northern California brewery tour.
11:15 AM-12:30 PM —Russian River Brewing Company
Welcome to the craft beer mecca! See Russian River’s beautiful new brewing facility, get your hands on a Pliny, and grab a few items to remember your brewery tour from the expansive gift shop.
1:00 PM-2:30 PM— Lagunitas Brewing Company
See where it all began for Lagunitas in their legendary Petaluma brewery. Enjoy live music and some of the delicious offerings from the kitchen.
2:45 PM-3:30 PM— Henhouse Brewing Company
The final stop of the Northern California brewery tour is local favorite, Henhouse, making some of the best IPA’s (and plenty of other styles!) in California over the last few years.
5:00 PM— Return to North Beach
At the end of the beer-filled day, you’ll be dropped off at the same location where you boarded the bus in North Beach.
Russian River Brewing Company — Rated one of the top breweries in the country, their incredible Windsor taproom opened in 2018 and is the perfect place to enjoy their award-winning beers, including Pliny the Elder, STS Pils, and Velvet Glow, amongst many others.
Lagunitas Brewing Company— Founded in 1993 by craft brew pioneer Tony Magee, Lagunitas is one of the fastest-growing craft breweries in the United States. The Petaluma location features a full line-up of their (mostly) hoppy beers, a wonderful space to enjoy live music and delicious food.
Henhouse Brewing Company— Located just across the street from Lagunitas, Henhouse is a local gem specializing in IPA’s, pilsners and saisons. Be sure to grab some beer to go for your friends, as this brewery continues to skyrocket in popularity.
Is beer included on the tour?
Yes, we will purchase a beer for each person on the brew bus upon arrival!
Can I order an extra beer or 2 at each location?
After the first one on us, you are welcome to order at your leisure!
Is lunch included?
Lunch is not included, but our stop at Lagunitas offers a full menu of delicious options.
Do you do private tours as well?
Of course! Please email us at email@example.com with the size of your group and we will be in touch.
What if I’m not drinking?
You’re more than welcome to ride along and enjoy the sights for the DD rate of $50/person. We will have plenty of water and soda available on the bus as well.
What is your cancellation policy?
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Cancellations: We offer a 100% refund if you cancel at least 12 hours (or more) in advance of your scheduled tour**. All tours cancelled within 12 hours of scheduled departure are non-refundable. We also offer rescheduling options for a future tour date without penalty.
**Please note for any tour including Alcatraz we require 7-days notice.
Can I make changes to my reservation?
There are many websites across the internet where you can book a tour with us. They all have different terms. When possible, we request that you book directly here on our website. This enables us to not only provide you the best pricing available, but it also enables us to provide a much more customized level of service. Just give us 24 hours notice, and it’s our pleasure to accommodate any possible changes to your tour.
**Please note Alcatraz tours must be changed 7-days in advance.