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Take A Brew Tour of Asheville With Us!

Brewery walking tour in Asheville

At BREW-ed Brewery Tours, we offer walking brewery tours of downtown Asheville, NC that are both fun and educational. Our tours are led by industry experts who are passionate about craft beer and brewing, and excited to explore Asheville’s breweries with you.

Why Asheville is the perfect destination for a brew tour

Asheville, NC has been named “Beer City USA” multiple times, and with good reason. With over 40 breweries in the city and surrounding areas, there is no shortage of amazing craft beer to share! Asheville’s brewers work hard to create dozens of new beers each week, so there is always something to discover!

What sets BREW-ed Brewery Tours apart?

At BREW-ed we are committed to only hiring industry experts and leading smaller tours with a personalized focus. Our small group tours allow for a more intimate and interactive experience, while our knowledgeable guides share their expertise and passion for craft beer with you. We believe that our tours are the perfect way to explore the best of Asheville’s craft beer!

Why Take A Brew Tour in Asheville?

Asheville’s modern brewing industry began in 1994, when Highland Brewing delivered its first kegs of Celtic Ale (now known as Gaelic Ale). Since then, more than 40 brewery tasting rooms have popped up, making Asheville one of the leading craft beer cities in the entire United States!

Asheville’s craft beer scene is more than just the breweries. It’s also about the people who make and enjoy the beer. Asheville is a town known for it’s great food and great art. Beer is somewhere in between! On any given Saturday afternoon, it isn’t unusual to see Asheville’s brewery tasting rooms full of happy beer drinkers, including families and dogs. Taking a brew tour in Asheville is a great way to experience this culture firsthand.

By taking a brew tour with BREW-ed Brewery Tours, you’ll get an insider’s look at Asheville’s craft beer scene and learn about the history, culture, and brewing process behind Asheville’s best beers. Our tours are fun, educational, and personalized, and we can’t wait to share our passion for craft beer with you!

What To Expect On A BREW-ed Brewery Tour

Knowledgeable guides

Every one of our tour guides has earned certification through the Cicerone Certification Program, the beer world’s equivalent of the sommelier program for wine, and they are passionate about sharing their knowledge with you. They will guide you through each brewery, giving you an inside look at the brewing process and helping you understand the unique characteristics of each beer.

Small group tours

We believe that smaller groups make for a better tour experience, which is why we limit our tours to no more than 14 people. This allows for a more personalized experience, as well as more opportunities for questions and interaction with the guide. For larger groups, please ask us about our private brewery tours.

Educational and fun experience

Our tours are both fun and educational, with a focus on showcasing the full range of Asheville’s craft beer scene. You’ll learn about the history of beer, the brewing process, and the culture of craft beer in Asheville. You’ll also get to sample a wide variety of beers and hear the stories behind each one.

Tour of downtown breweries

Our tours take you to some of the best breweries in downtown Asheville, allowing you to experience the city’s  beer scene firsthand. We’ll take you on a walking tour of the breweries, giving you a chance to explore each one and learn what makes each unique.

Sample a variety of beers

One of the highlights of our tours is the opportunity to sample a variety of beers. We all get stuck in our comfort zones from time time, and our tours encourage guests to try new things. From light and refreshing lagers to dark and rich stouts, we’ll share the many of the different styles of beer Asheville has to offer. You’ll also learn about the flavor profiles of each beer and how the brewers create them.

Behind-the-scenes look at the brewing process

Our tours include a behind-the-scenes look at the brewing process, giving you a chance to see how beer is made from start to finish. You’ll learn about the ingredients that go into each brew and the techniques that brewers use to create unique and delicious beers. You’ll get to munch on malted barley and smell different hop varietals as you sip on beers that showcase their flavors.

Hear the stories behind the pints

Our tours also give you the opportunity to hear the stories behind each brewery. Asheville is full of independent spirit, and our breweries are no exception. This is a unique opportunity to get an inside look at the craft beer industry in Asheville.

What Our Guests Are Saying

We’ve spent the past ten years trying our best to show guests all Asheville’s craft beer scene has to offer, and we’ve been fortunate to receive some great feedback on our tours!

Planning Your Brew Tour With Us

How to book a tour with BREW-ed Brewery Tours

Booking a tour with BREW-ed Brewery Tours is easy! Simply visit our tour page and select the tour that works best for you. We offer tours Wednesday through Sunday each week, as well as private tours at other times by request. You can book online using our secure booking system, or you can call us to book over the phone.

What to wear and bring on your tour

We recommend wearing comfortable shoes and clothing that is appropriate for the weather. Our tours run rain or shine, so check the forecast before you head out to your tour. Our tours involve short walks between breweries, so comfortable shoes are a must!

Frequently asked questions

Here are a few of the most common questions we receive about our tours:

1.How long are the tours? Our tours typically last 3hours.

2.Do you offer private tours? Yes, we offer private tours for groups of six or more. Contact us to learn more.

3.Is transportation provided? Our tours are walking tours, so transportation is not provided. However, all of the breweries we visit are located within one or two blocks of one another.

4.Are the tours wheelchair accessible? We do our best to accommodate all guests, but please contact us to confirm accessibility needs.

5.Can I bring my own food or drink? Outside alcohol is not allowed on our tours, but feel free to bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. Many of our brewery partners also have light snacks available.

Come Join Us On A Brew Tour!

At BREW-ed Brewery Tours, we offer a unique and engaging way to explore Asheville’s craft beer scene. Our knowledgeable guides, small group tours, and educational focus set us apart. By taking a tour with us, you’ll get an inside look at the history, culture, and brewing process behind Asheville’s craft beer scene, as well as a chance to sample a variety of delicious beers along the way.

Whether you’re a local or a visitor to Asheville, a brew tour with BREW-ed Brewery Tours is the perfect way to experience the best of Asheville craft beer!

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