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Juneau Alaskan Brewery Tasting Experience

Kick back and relax Alaskan style with this Alaskan beer tasting tour! Alaska has a rich history of brewing, and this tasty excursion is your opportunity to partake in it. From the explorers of the 1700's through the Gold Rush era, many thirsty Alaskans have been able to enjoy locally made beers and we want you to enjoy them too!

The Alaskan Brewing Company was the 67th brewery in the country and the first brewery in Juneau since Prohibition. Alaskan beers reflect many of the same characteristics of beers that were brewed here during the Gold Rush era. From the historically based Alaskan Amber recipe to alder-smoked malts and Sitka spruce tips, Alaskan beers reflect Juneau's local brewing history and innovation.

While sampling our award-winning beer, learn about the history of Alaskan Brewing Co. and how beer is made. View our original 10-barrel brewing system and some of the inner workings of our brewery. Buy great beer gear, including apparel, glassware and fun novelties. Best of all, meet our Brew Crew while sampling their work.

Sample our beer!
Guests over the age of 21 are welcome to enjoy complimentary samples at our tasting bar, which usually has at least one of our Limited Edition or Rough Draft brews on tap. Please bring photo identification with proof of age with you. Guests under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

A rotating collection of our favorites, Seasonal, Pilot Series and Rough Draft brews, which may include:
Alaskan Amber Ale
Alaskan Icy Bay IPA
Alaskan Summer Ale
Alaskan White Ale
Alaskan Smoked Porter
Alaskan Freeride APA
and more!

Please note: Children under 8 years of age are not permitted on this tour. Beer tasting is only offered to guests over 21 years of age. Photo ID is required.

Duration: 1.75 hours (Roundtrip from Downtown Brewery Depot.)

Inclusions:

  • Roundtrip transportation from downtown Alaskan Brewery Depot to the Alaskan Brewing Company headquarters
  • 6 Alaskan beer tasting samples (for guests over 21 with photo ID)

Requirements:

  • Photo ID is required for guests interested in sampling beer
  • Children under 8 years of age are not permitted on this tour

Duration: 1.75 hours. Tour times below are approximate:

  • 50 minutes roundtrip guide narrated transportation
  • 20 minutes Brewery Tour with 3 beer tasting samples
  • 30 minutes in the lounge for addtional 3 beer tasting samples

Meeting Instructions:

  • This tour meets in front of the Alaska Brewery Depot building in downtown Juneau. Fully detailed instructions are included on your finalized ticket vouchers.

ADA Accessibility of Tour:

  • This tour is limited mobility accessible. The Alaskan Brewery is fully ADA accessible. The shuttle van is limited mobility accessible and guests are required to take 4 steps up into the vehicle. If an ADA accessible vehicle is needed, please feel free to contact us at 1-800-892-5504 and we will assist you in arranging transportation. Please leave a comment during checkout if accommodations for collapsible equipment will be required on tour.

Can I go to the Brewery on my own?

The Alaskan Brewing Company is open to all visitors, however there is no direct public transportion available. Our tour provides roundtrip transportation from downtown Juneau as well as priority for the Brewery tour.

Are there any age restrictions for children?

Children under 8 years of age are not permitted on this tour. 

How many passengers ride together? 

There is a maximum of 14 guests per departure for this tour.

Can I bring a backpack?

Backpacks, small bags, and purses are allowed on this tour.

Can I bring my own food or drink?

Non-alcoholic beverages in a closeable containters and snacks are allowed on tour.

Are food and drink included?

Up to 6 beer tasting samples are included in the tour for guests 21 years old and over with a valid photo ID.

Are there child prices?

Adult and child prices are the same for this tour.

Not seeing answers to your questions?

Check out other frequently asked questions here!

Customer Reviews
Oct 2019 - Glen A.

Would be nice if you had some soda crackers to clean palette between tastings. My wife appreciated that when she did not like one sample, your staff gave her a different sample for the same bottle cap. We did recommend to staff on the ship to try the next time they are in port. Had a great time. Staff were open to our travelling gnome.

Sep 2019 - Corey D.

Tons of fun, would have liked an actual tour of the facility.

Sep 2019 - Ruth C.

Such an interesting place to visit and our host was full of knowledge and very easy to listen to. we were made very welcome even though we were the last two people through the doors that day. Highly recommended.

Sep 2019 - Bronwyn S.

Great excursion at a reasonable price. Good beer and a great tour guide. I would recommend this excursion to beer drinkers and non drinkers alike.

Sep 2019 - William C.

This was a relaxed and informative good time. They have some items specific to the brewery for sale there. Not a big time commitment and we did like the beers! Making use of the tour operator made the trip super easy and he had some cool insights on living and working in Alaska

Sep 2019 - Kathleen S.

Putting faces to the makers of the beer we've been enjoying for many years. Really like the "crew brew"

Sep 2019 - Patricia K.

Had a great tour!!

Sep 2019 - Kayla W.

What a little gem of a tour! Loved it and I am not really a beer kind of girl. Staff was personable and welcoming. I loved the history that they shared and the Alaskan Amber was my favorite! Definitely would do again!

Sep 2019 - Josh G.

Great work from the driver to the brewery. A really fun and educational experience.

Sep 2019 - Mary S.

So easy to find the depot and enjoyed going to the actual brewery

Sep 2019 - Joey M.

Learned a lot about the creation of their company. The samples you receive here are awesome. And when learning their history, i was surprised to learn that they let their employees create their own beer. If you like beer and want to sample several different variations, i highly recommend it. Joey from Alabama

Sep 2019 - Linda S.

Loved learning the history/ story of this brewery. It was great being able to compare different brews!

Aug 2019 - Elizabeth J.

Easy to find, great driver, wonderful tour and tastings. Everything was on schedule and we appreciated all the information we received from everyone. Great time and would highly recommend to others.

Aug 2019 - Brenda H.

Bought this for my husband, son in law and a friend, they really enjoyed the tour, very informative. Would highly recommend this excursion

Aug 2019 - Eleanor W.

The Shuttle Driver, Keith, was fantastic and funny. The information received at the brewery was well presented and really informative. The beer was great. I highly recommend this excursion in Juneau.

Aug 2019 - Ronda C.

Amazing tour for the price. Learned lots of cool things. Thank you from Pennsylvania!!

Jul 2019 - ROBERT M.

So much fun. Now my favorite brewer. Very informative and the beers were amazing!

Jul 2019 - Gary J.

Great experience. The driver and tour guide were phenomenal. We would recommend this tour to our friends.

Jul 2019 - Peter F.

We booked this excursion while on our first cruise which happened to be to Alaska. Tour was very informative with some free pouring on the tasting. LOL. Staff was great and friendly along with the van driver that gets you there. Didn't give 5 star because like other brewery tours I've taken we did not actually get to tour the brewing area with a walk thru. Sorry but great variety and great tasting beer. Thanks

Jul 2019 - Debra D.

The Docent was extremely knowledgeable, enjoyed hearing about Alaskan Brewery's history. No scrimping on samples.

Jun 2019 - Gary H.

Great time

Jun 2019 - Myrina Meleah A R.

Beer!!

Jun 2019 - Amanda J.

Staff was very friendly and knowledgable. We enjoyed this tour significantly. Wish they would have had some nuts or pretzels to help absorb the 6 tastings we had.

May 2019 - JOAN G.

Great tour!! Shuttle driver shared interesting information of the area on the drive. We love Alaskan Brewing beers and were excited to try a few new beers.

May 2019 - Dave E.

Great excursion. I can't remember our drivers name but it's his first season in Juneau and he already learned a lot about the history. Dennis was our brewery spokesmen and was extremely knowledgeable. This was our 2nd time and it was the best time. We will definitely do this tour again in the future with your company. I recommend this tour highly to everyone.

Sep 2018 - Pandra M.

Absolutely the BEST...we enjoyed the van ride, the Brewery, the tasteing

Sep 2018 - Patricia N.

It was a great experience with wonderful beer selections for sampling. I knew the background of the brewery from a previous tour but was enthused with the innovations by the owners in sustainability and protection of our environment

Jul 2018 - Lyne R.

Interesting history of the brewery and the narrative to the brewery

Jul 2018 - Cathi Q.

Outstanding host and so knowledgeable. We enjoyed lots of samples of the great Alaskan beer and ale.

Jul 2018 - Arla J.

Great for any beer drinkers!

Jul 2018 - Kathleen W.

This was a fun little excursion. I was traveling solo but ended up meeting a really nice couple on my tour. Then in the tasting room there were plenty of people to chat with as well. Delicious beer, especially the amber.

Jul 2018 - Mark B.

Very interesting tour. Loved tasting all the beers. Could have spent all afternoon there.

Jun 2018 - Adam B.

My wife and I had a great time learning about the not only the beer but the brewery history. Great Tour, Great People, Great Beer!!!

Jun 2018 - JACQUELINE W.

Tour guide/driver answered all our questions, chatted with us about the area and culture, and gave us time to enjoy the different beers. The guide at the brewery was very friendly, shared the history and explained the process. Very enjoyable.

Jun 2018 - Earl Frank S.

Awesome and beer tasting is good.

Jun 2018 - Cheryl R.

Great time had at the Alaskan Brewery! Learned a lot and had fun in the tasting room. And the beer was fantastic!

Jun 2018 - Saralee S.

Fun experience

May 2018 - Jennifer N.

Easy/awesome experience

Sep 2017 - Diana B.

Not really a tour of the brewery, but great tasting experience. Everyone came out feeling good and had a great time. Nice small group excursion!

Sep 2017 - Romelle C.

Loved it. Wonderful presentation of a wonderful story. Am hunting for their products at home already.

Sep 2017 - Chris R.

It was a good experience and wonderful time

Aug 2017 - Kaylyn B.

Tour guide was great, very personable and knowledgable. Had a great time on the shuttle to brewery, and throughout the tasting. Beers were delicious.

Aug 2017 - MariJo E.

We had a great experience! Thanks for dropping us off at the ship, so stress-free.

Aug 2017 - Richard G.

GREAT!!!!

Jul 2017 - Jill H.

What a great time we had. The employees of Alaskan Brewing Co.are so professional, fun and knowledgeable. The beer is delicious! This is a wonderful true story of good people who did good...did great!!!

Jul 2017 - Robert M.

Good informative tour with Alaskan Brewery sample tasting afterward. However, we were disappointed that we did not get to enter or tour the actual brewing area. The history and such was fascinating, but a Brewery experience kind of indicated to us that we would get into the brewery and see the process. There were a few window views only. Great samples and history tho, as well as great beer.

Jun 2017 - Bethany G.

Good quick tour & experience. Sampling glass (4oz) should be included to make tour worth-while and bring home a memory! Or at least offer to sell mini sampling glasses.

Jun 2017 - Jordan C.

If you are in Juneau, definitely visit the brewery! The tour was awesome and included 7 tastings. I don't really even drink beer (my husband does) but we both thoroughly enjoyed the experience! Would highly recommend.

Jun 2017 - Kevin S.

It was fantastic but would have benefited from a stroll through the brewery.

Jun 2017 - Paul C.

It was a great time visiting the Depot and the brewery. The tap handle and British style pint glass I had wholesome arrived in great shape. Nothing ta stew better than having a beer at the source, especially the ones available only in the brewery tasting room! Staff was very friendly. The only disappointment was not being given a tour of the brewery itself. I hope your beer is availablei in Illinois soon! Paul Carder

Jun 2017 - Mikel S.

Wonderful experience!!! Funny, informative, and best of all, great beer!

May 2017 - Mary Jo K.

Good trip. Too much beer for short amount of time

May 2017 - Rachel T.

We had a great time at the Alaskan Brewing Company. Everyone was very friendly and we learned a lot about how it got started. Plus, we got to taste a ton of their different beers- most that aren't available outside of Alaska. This is not a brewery tour- it is a tasting with a bit of their history discussed at the beginning.

May 2017 - Pam N.

Knowledgeable staff - great excursion. Would absolutely recommend!

Sep 2016 - Holly F.

We had a private tour and it was amazing! We have done many tours before and they are all the same. This one really got into the history of Alaskan. The shuttle was also awesome and waited an extra 10 minutes for us as we were running late.

Sep 2016 - J. Michael M.

good we enjoyed it and have found the beers tasty and that they are sold locally, now we can remember the trip always

Sep 2016 - TarynJanae W.

This excursion was a lot of fun! Our driver from the depot gave us a little background on the brewery on the ride over. Learning the history of the company as well as the brews makes me love it even more. We really enjoyed that we were able to sample some of the flavors that we haven't experienced before and will now consider being more adventurous and purchase them!

Aug 2016 - Linda A.

Fun people and awesome beer... Must do!

Jul 2016 - Laura C.

Very interesting- Tasting was amazing!

May 2016 - Terri W.

Had fun at our brewery tasting. Our guide was very informative on how Alaskan brewery got started. Would recommend for beer lovers.

May 2016 - Carly W.

This was a blast!

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