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Calgary Brewery Tours


Another Round Brewery Tour

With craft brewing exploding throughout Alberta we have an opportunity for new breweries to offer innovative, thirst-quenching diversity. This tour is a collaboration we are thrilled to highlight. With new kids on the block nestled in Calgary’s inner city and a recently opened brewpub on popular 17th Ave, we offer a first-rate pairing of industry experience with a strong passion for brewing. Lastly a seasoned trailblazer who has been on the scene since the mid-nineties offering an edgy alternative, making brews, which not only embodies Calgary’s culture but offer some expansive personality. 

The tour includes:
  • Guided tour and tastings at Trolley 5 Restaurant & Brewery, Wildrose Brewery, Banded Peak Brewery and Cold Garden Beverage Company 
  • Dinner at Trolley 5 Restaurant & Brewery served family style 
  • Souvenir bag stocked with goodies and coupons including bottled water and snack 
  • Collectable beer labels (by request only) 
  • Merchandise discounts on all stops including beverages and merchandise 
  • Transportation provided by a driver guide from downtown Calgary 
  • Start time of the tour is 6:00 p.m. at Trolley 5 Restaurant & Brewery, (728 17 Ave SW) return is 10:30 p.m. 
  • Tour runs year round every Thursday evening 
  • Guaranteed tour with no minimum guest requirements 

Trail Blazin' Beer Tour

Experience Alberta's good-natured and welcoming breweries with hosts who enjoy a satisfying beer as much as you. This tour will pay homage to the pioneering trailblazers and risk-takers in Calgary. They expressed an interest in producing craft beer when large and international beer companies dominated the Alberta beer scene. Experience the region’s earliest craft beer and witness first-hand the impressive growth they accomplished over the past 30 years with odds stacked against them. Their tenacity helped define what the industry has grown into today. In this tour, we paired our mentors with some exciting, young breweries who are looking to do some trailblazing themselves. Sit back and savor brew samples whose flavors are enhanced by Alberta’s fresh glacial mountain water and locally harvested crops. 

The tour includes:
  • Guided tour and tastings at Brewsters, Big Rock Brewery, Common Crown Brewery and Annex Ale Project 
  • Brunch and beer tastings/tour from a selected a la carte menu at Brewsters pub 
  • Souvenir bag stocked with goodies and coupons including bottled water and snack 
  • Collectable beer labels (by request only) 
  • Merchandise discounts on all stops including beverages and merchandise 
  • Transportation provided by a driver guide from downtown Calgary 
  • • Tour commences at 10:30 AM from the Calgary Tower (101 9Ave SW). Tour ends at 3:30 PM 
  • Tour runs year round on Sundays 
  • Guaranteed tour with no minimum guest requirements 

Calgary Craft Beer Tour

The Calgary Craft Beer Tour is all about spirited craftsmanship but more importantly it’s about the delicious, refreshing beverages produced through the creativity of locals brewers. Experience the city's good-natured, welcoming breweries and eateries with people who enjoy a satisfying brew as much as you. You will witness the region’s rich history, experience the breweries diversity and success through their individual stories, and witness the crazy lengths the brewers go to for the love of craft beer.

The tour includes:
  • Guided tour and tastings at Village Brewery, CRAFT Beer Market, The Dandy Brewing Company, Tool Shed Brewing Company and Last Best Brewing and Distilling
  • Lunch and beer tastings from a selected a la carte menu at CRAFT Beer Market
  • Souvenir bag stocked with goodies and coupons including bottled water and snack
  • Collectable beer labels (by request only)
  • A pint glass from Village Brewery
  • Merchandise discounts on all stops including beverages and merchandise
  • Transportation provided by professional chauffer from downtown Calgary
  • Start time is 10:30 am at the Calgary Tower (101 9 Ave SW). Return is 5:30 pm
  • Tour dates are year round - Friday & Saturday
  • Guaranteed tours, no minimum guest requirement
  • End of Tour you will have two options for your transportation:
  • Remain at Last Best Brewing (we encourage you to secure a Checker Yellow Cab)
  • Shuttle you to nearby destination
  • Return to the Calgary Tower

Choose Your Own Adventure

If you’re looking for the Enchanted Kingdom, Abominable Snowman, Trouble on Planet Earth, or the Secret of the Pyramids, then you’ve come to the wrong place! Here you’ll find the chance to build your own tour from our fourteen brewery and distillery partners. It’s up to you to decide where you want to be picked up, which stops you want included on the tour, what time you want to start, and what time you want to finish. Samples? A meal? It’s up to you to choose your own adventure.

Questions to ask yourself before you reach out our Reservations team:
  • (Number of Guests) How many guests will you have on the tour? (We require a minimum of 8 guests, or the payment for 8 guests if you have a smaller group)
  • (Vehicle Option) What vehicle will you be using during the tour? (provide link to vehicle fleet)
  • (Date) What date do you have in mind?
  • (Start and Finish Times) What time are you interested in starting? What time will the group finish?
  • (Pickup Location) Where will we be picking up your guests?
  • (Drop Off Location) Where will your guests be dropped off? Another option is to overnight and be dropped off in Banff or Canmore (hotel booking to be prearranged by the guest)
  • (Breweries) Which breweries would you like included on your tour?
  • (Food) Will you need a meal during your tour?
  • (Taxi Chits) Are you going to need taxi chits for your guests?
  • (Cost) Price per person will be based on your tour options and activities.

Rocky Mountain Beverage Tour

Experience Alberta's good-natured and welcoming breweries and distilleries with our hosts who enjoy a satisfying drink as much as you. This tour will take you west of Calgary along the rolling foothills of the Bow Valley Cowboy Trail to the heart of the majestic Rocky Mountains. You will experience the western culture of Cochrane to the community and environmentally free spirited folks of Canmore and Banff. Witness the region’s rich history and realize the crazy lengths brewers and distillers go to for the love of beer, spirits and soda! Aside from Alberta's passionate owners, our craft scene has been influenced by our fresh mountain water and locally harvested crops producing unique and refreshing spirits and brews.

The tour includes:
  • Guided tour and tastings at Half Hitch Brewing Company, Grizzly Paw Brewery and Restaurant, Canmore Brewing Company, Banff Ave. Brewing and Bottlescrew Bill’s Pub.
  • Brunch and beer tastings from a selected a la carte menu at Grizzly Paw Restaurant
  • Souvenir bag stocked with goodies and coupons including bottled water and snack
  • Collectable beer labels (by request only)
  • A complementary item at Grizzly Paw Brewery
  • Merchandise discounts
  • Transportation provided by a chauffeur guide from downtown Calgary
  • Tour commences at 9:00 a.m. from the Calgary Tower (101 9Ave SW). Tour ends at 5:30 p.m at Bottle Screw Bill's
  • Tour dates are year round on Saturday
  • Guaranteed tours, no minimum guest requirements

Tour  Time
Calgary Craft Beer Tour Saturday, 10:30 – 17:30 
Trail Blazin' Beer Tour Sunday, 10:30 – 17:30 
Another Round Tour 
Thursday, 18:00 – 22:30 
Rocky Mountain Beverage Tour               
Saturday, 9:00 – 18:00           

Tickets are available to anyone 18 years of age or older.

 

Pricing:

Tour  Time Price
Calgary Craft Beer Tour Saturday, 10:30 – 17:30 
 $134
Trail Blazin' Beer Tour Sunday, 10:30 – 17:30 
 $119
Another Round Tour 
Thursday, 18:00 – 22:30 
 $99
Rocky Mountain Beverage Tour               
Saturday, 9:00 – 18:00          
 $159

Pricing does not include taxes. Tickets are available to anyone 18 years of age or older.

 

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