Sip of DC Guided Brewery Tour

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72 reviews   (4.78)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Washington DC, Washington DC

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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The Sip of DC Tour is the perfect intro to Washington DC's impressive, and renowned craft beer and cider scene. Make the most of your time in the nation's capitol with an all-inclusive Sip of DC Brew Tour! Get your fill at three of DC’s most beloved breweries as you enjoy up to 12 beers, behind-the-scenes tours of each brewery, and an entertaining blend of beer history. Itineraries vary as we tour a variety of local favorites but may include:

Hellbender Brewing CO

Right Proper Brewing CO

3 Stars Brewing

Port City Brewing

District Chophouse and Brewery

Red Bear Brewing

We have highlighted some of them below to give you a better sense of this Awesome Experience!

What's Included

Beer-flavored pretzel snacks

Local expert beer guide

Round trip transportation

Up to 12 delicious craft beers to try!

What's Not Included

Hotel pick up and drop off

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 21 - 99

Additional Info

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements or in the event of inclement weather. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refun
  • Open-toed shoes are not allowed due to safety concerns, especially in brewery settings. You must wear closed toe shoes.
  • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the activity starts.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • For US citizens, please bring a non-expired state ID. If you are not from the US, please bring your passport.
  • Minimum age is 21, no exceptions.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Pre-gaming is strictly prohibited. Anyone visibly intoxicated before the tour will not be allowed to attend and a refund will not be provided.
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Hellbender Brewing Company
These breweries are sample itineraries only. All schedules are subject to change.This handsomely-helmed DC brewery got its name from the Eastern Hellbender Salamander, which is the largest salamander in North America, and the third largest in the world! So, it’s safe to say that their beers boast BIG flavors. But they don’t just brew killer ales, they do it in an environmentally sound, super-efficient way using their hammer mill and mash filter to protect the earth from harsh effects and you from bad beer. Unlike any brewery on the east coast, Hellbender Brewing is able to use less grain and less water for all of its brews but brings you more flavor than you can even imagine. Let us take you on a behind the scenes tour of this brewery’s unique process and walk you through the science of why less really is more.

50 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Port City Brewing Company
Tucked at the western most tip of Washington, DC, Port City Brewing Company is Northern Virginia’s most notable brewery. We know what you’re thinking… Virginia?! I thought this was a DC Brew Tour. And you’re right, but you may not know that Alexandria, VA is only a stone’s (bottlecap’s?) throw away from DC, and they’re churning out some of the most incredible craft brews that we just had to feature them on the tour. And to show us some love for including them, they’ve generously offered our tour-goers special samples and beers that are exclusive to the brewery and pack such a malty pinch, you may even forget you’re on planet earth. In fact, their beer is so good it earned them Best Small Brewery in America in 2016.

50 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Right Proper Brewing Company
Right Proper Brewing Company started as a vision that centered around DC as a hometown, with each neighborhood defined by a different culture. A vision of heading to your local pub to grab a fresh glass of beer that was brewed on premise. A vision that would be defined by the yeasts used to ferment the beer, as opposed to the hops used to bitter it.

50 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Three flights in three hours
billstir, 30-12-2022
Jamie is an excellent tour guide. She knows her stuff and tailors the tasting to the group’s preferences. Our tour visited DC Brau, Hellbender, and Red Bear, all fine breweries, each unique. We enjoyed spending time with the other beer lovers on the tour, and it was great to see the craft beer scene thriving in D.C. My favorite beer from the tasting was the Penn Quarter porter at DC Brau, but it was all good.
Great way to experience DC
jonatarcadia, 31-05-2022
This tour was super chill and Jamie was a fantastic hostess. She's super knowledgable about all the technical aspects of beer brewing and fun to hang out with while you sip (or chug). Highly recommend
Dc sip
Y7821MS, 30-04-2022
Jaime is awesome!!! You have to book with her!! She’s awesome and knows her beer :) the van rode is mad convenient
Fun Experience!
sabrinaeB1103WA, 01-01-2023
We loved our guide, Ashleigh. She was fantastic, friendly and knowledgeable. She made us feel comfortable, and after ten minutes she was like a friend in our group.
The only downside was the fact that 2 out of 3 of the stops were preparing for private events, and that made that made some of the tour feel slightly rushed. It was New Years Eve, so I’d imagine it doesn’t usually happen.
Our favorite stop was Chacho, hands down. The owner was funny and thorough. He spent time with us, despite the fact that he was prepping for an event.
A nice break from museums.
85willg, 30-04-2022
Fantastic tour. Lovely beer. Very knowledgeable guide. A nice excursion off the beaten path. One of the many highlights of our trip.

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