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Make your way to Heist Brewery, where this tour begins, and meet a beer guide and group for the trip to your first brewery. Upon arrival, learn the basics of local brewing by following the brewing process from start to finish, then try 4 or 5 of the brewery’s unique beers.

Continue to a second brewery for more beer samples—you’ll taste a flight of 4 or 5 beers here, too—and sip your beer as your guide shares some background about the brewery, and about the Charlotte craft brewing scene. At your third stop, taste another set of 4 or 5 beers, with plenty of time to open a tab and order some food (own expense).

Throughout the tour, your guide will share tips on getting the most out of your beer tastings, and give you the inside scoop on the vibrant Charlotte beer world. While the beers on tap vary with season and availability, you’ll try between 12 and 15 pour of craft beer (4–6 ounces) on the tour.
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Charlotte Brews Cruise
Follow the Charlotte brewing scene from grain to glass on a 3.5-hour beer tour of the city that includes transport, snacks, and samples of craft beer. Join a group of fellow beer lovers for a behind the scenes experience, and taste the best of Charlotte craft beer while someone else does the driving.
  • 3.5-hour craft beer tour of Charlotte
  • Visit 3 breweries
  • Craft beer tastings included
  • Transport from a centrally located meeting point
  • Small-group tour by minibus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brewery Tour

It was convenient and a lot of fun. Great that they do the driving and you just ride. Great to do with fiends who enjoy craft beers.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 6 March 2018
Expertly Crafted Tour

Scott is the man! His tour was incredibly informative, fun, and personal. He has great relationships with the breweries. Highly recommend for anyone looking to have some fun exploring the craft brew scene in Charlotte!

Thank demyer2
Reviewed 16 January 2018
Craft Brewery Tour

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the Brews Cruise tour of three Charlotte breweries. The tour guide was knowledgeable, witty and accommodating! Highly recommend for craft beer enthusiasts!

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Thank meriannegfamily
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile
Great experience!

I've lived in Charlotte for 5 years and my boyfriend is about to move here. I wanted to introduce him to Charlotte's breweries and beers so we found this tour. Scott was such a great tour guide and it was clear that he knows his...More

Thank Megan L
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile
Some of Charlotte’s Best microbreweries

My wife and I joined some friends on the public tour this weekend. Our guide, Scott, put together an informative, enjoyable tour. We visited Birdsong, Unknown and Heist. We heard a bit of how beer is made, some history of how each brewery got their...More

Thank kmoherron
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