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Alaska Brewery and Railroad Experience from Anchorage - with unbiased reviews

Alaska Brewery and Railroad Experience from Anchorage

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Overview
There are some fantastic craft breweries situated at the edge of the Alaskan wilderness, but getting there can a challenge without local insight. Enjoy a train ride to the historic village of Talkeetna, access scenic views, and benefit from the company of a guide to take care of the navigating. See four top breweries including the Denali Brewing Company, and sample delicious beers at each location.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
West 4th Avenue & F Street
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  • 1
    Big Swig Tours
    Stop: 11 hours - Admission included
    We will visit 4 great breweries on this fully guided behind the scenes look into the Alaska Craft Beer industry
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You'll end at
West 4th Avenue & F Street
W 4th Ave & F St, Anchorage, AK 99501, USADeparture Point: Downtown Anchorage outside the Visitor Center Address: 4th Ave. and F St. in Downtown Anchorage. If you're standing by the Visitor Center (the sod-covered log cabin), you're in the right spot.
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Highlights
  • Great variety—visit four Alaskan breweries in a day
  • Get around with ease—train fare from Anchorage to Talkeetna included
  • No overcrowding—small-group tour limited to 14 people
  • Hassle-free tour with beer tastings included
Important Information
Departure Point
West 4th Avenue & F Street, W 4th Ave & F St, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
Duration
11h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Beverages
  • Lunch
  • Beer samples
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • One-way Rail travel from Anchorage to Talkeetna
  • Entry/Admission - Big Swig Tours
Exclusions
  • Additional tastings
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • Closed toe shoes are required
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties
  • Most travellers can participate
  • ID is required to board the Alaska Railroad
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
19Reviews
3Q&A
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Guide791863 wrote a review Oct 2019
2 contributions
Amazing! Bryan is so awesome at this brewery tour stuff. This was my husband’s 1st and my 2nd tour with Big Swig and we could not be more pleased with our day. Bryan started things off right by communicating (by text) several days before to let us know the plan for lunch and for
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from Bryan C, Owner at Alaska Brewery and Railroad Experience from Anchorage
Responded 23 Oct 2019
We love our repeat customers! The tour is never the same twice. We are so glad you were able to bring your husband along this time for our Hops on the Rail Tour. Ya'll have a safe winter up in Barrow! Cheers!
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Chasing Supermom wrote a review Sep 2019
11 contributions
+7
The day started with a friendly pickup at our hotels and a quick drive to the train station. Bryan was a wonderful guide! He got us all checked in at the railway, no work for us! We loved the train ride! We had an amazing breakfast on board (very reasonably priced - avail
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from Bryan C, Owner at Alaska Brewery and Railroad Experience from Anchorage
Responded 23 Oct 2019
Thank you for joining us on our Hops on the Rail tour! We are so thrilled that you were able to experience and meet some the best beers and brewers in Alaska. We agree that this tour is a "dream day" for any beer lover. -Bryan
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meganightmare wrote a review Aug 2019
14 contributions1 helpful vote
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This was truly one of the most unique experiences I've done. We started the day by taking the Alaska Railroad from Anchorage to Talkeetna in an absolutely wonderful domed train car with to-die-for views along the way. The train car serves a hearty breakfast so don't eat before
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from Bryan C, Owner at Alaska Brewery and Railroad Experience from Anchorage
Responded 23 Oct 2019
It was our pleasure to host you on our Hops on the Rail Tour! It really is a fun-filled way to take in the sights and taste plenty of great beer along the way. Our brewery partners love showing off their talents! Take Care!
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Steve G wrote a review Aug 2019
1 contribution
Our tour operator, Brian, was a superb host. He planned a thoughtful itinerary, was fun, flexible and informative. His personal connections with the rail and brewery folks were fantastic, his van was new and clean and the lunch was excellent. His knowledge of beer and the
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Response from Bryan C, Owner at Alaska Brewery and Railroad Experience from Anchorage
Responded 23 Oct 2019
It was so nice to host your husband and sons on our Hops on the Rail Tour. We love taking visitors and locals off the beaten tourist path and pack as much fun as possible into a full day of visiting great breweries.
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Fraya Lynn wrote a review Jul 2019
2 contributions
Bryan is amazingly knowledgeable and a wonderful host. We had such a good experience, from having fun, learning all about making beer, meeting locals and going to breweries off the beaten path. My initial thought when looking at their site is that it is an expensive tour.
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Date of experience: July 2019
Response from Bryan C, Owner at Alaska Brewery and Railroad Experience from Anchorage
Responded 23 Oct 2019
Thank you for the nice review. We are glad that the value of the tour exceeded your expectations. We agree, that Hops on the Rail, is truly "a one-of-a-kind experience."
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Key Details
  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
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