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San Diego Micro Brewery Tour

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    What to Expect
    Welcome to San Diego, the new beer capital of the United States. San Diego is encountering a micro brewery phenomenon that has started to evolve from 1989 with Karl Strauss Brewery as a pioneer.

    We will safely escort you to the central San Diego North County breweries in one of our brand-new vehicles. We will visit 3 of the best breweries in San Diego.

    We will do at least one behind the scene visit (Green Flash or Ballast Point) to learn about the brewery process. At each stop you will be explained the steps on how the beer is produced and our experimented tour guide will give you an introduction to the hops that make all the craft beers so special.

    We will end our visit in a Micro Brewery in the cozy tasting rooms. (Rough Draft, Indian Joe or Coronado brewery)

    Time permitting, we will do a quick surprise stop to a local brewery. At each stop you will be served a Brew master’s selection of their finest craft beer to familiarize you with the different types and flavors of beer. Food is usually available at most of our stops.

    We have partnership with the following breweries : Ballast Point, Green Flash, Stone, Ales Smith, Rough Draft, Lost Abbey, Breakwater, Rip Current, Oceanside Ale Works, The Draft, Mother Earth, Latitude33, Indian Joe, Accoustic Ales, Mission Brewery, Rock Bottom Brewery, Mike Hess, Desperado, Hillcrest Brewery, Coronado Brewery, Karl Strauss, Port Brewery & many more…

    The tour includes :
    • Transportation to the breweries
    • Knowledgeable and fun tour guide
    • Samples and information about the different styles and tastes of beer
    • Beer flight and / or tasters at every stop (at least 3 samplers per stop)
    • One in-depth behind the scenes tour that explains the brewing process and the hops
    • Gratuities for the waitersThe tour doesn’t include :
    • Gratuities for the guide
    • Meal (optional with food truck : approx. $15.00)
    • Extra samplers (we do not recommend over-consumption of alcohol)

    Pick up location :
    • In front of 500 West Hotel (500 W. Broadway, 92101 San Diego)
    • Old Town Transit center on Taylor Street. (next to bus stop 30)
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    San Diego, San Diego, California
    Departure Time
    11:15 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Beverages
    • Local guide
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 21 years
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Pathetic. I signed up for a beer tour yesterday, and paid. Today, i get a text saying "Sorry, we're overbooked and have to cancel your tour." In other words...tuff $hit buddy, good luck finding something else. We've got all we need. Sucks for you! My parents are visiting from
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    Response from Roxane A, Manager at San Diego Micro Brewery Tour
    Responded 28 Jun 2019
    Hello Jeff, I’m sorry we were sold out for that day, you made a last minute booking, on Thursday night for a tour on Saturday Morning. When we saw your reservation on Friday morning I contacted you right away to let you know and processed your full refund. You made it sound like you have been planning this for months, when it was only 1 day before the tour. I did offer you a discount for a future date. Customer service is really important to us, and I’m sorry you had a bad experience, as we should have blocked the date on our website. Let me know if there is anything I can do to make your experience better, and sorry again for the inconvenience.
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    About the operator

    This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

    By: San Diego Ride & Tours
    91 reviews
    Redmond, Washington
    Great way to explore the area
    Our tour guide was Frank, and he did a wonderful job. He's so knowledgeable and makes the entire tour super
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    Sarasota, Florida
    Recommended tour and tour guide Roxane. She knows San Diego very well. And is very Helpful. And time conscious.
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    Miami, Florida
    Great Tour!
    We loved this tour! It was great for us because we had a short visit to San Diego (it was our first time there)
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    Great city tour
    First time in San Diego. Roxanne was our guide, beautiful day. Roxanne knows the city very well and always has a
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    Melbourne, Australia
    Saw lots of places but learned very little.
    If you need a driver from point A to point B, this driver will get you there. However if you want to learn
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    Excellent Tour & Perfect Guide
    You see all the highlights of San Diego in a fun, informative way with a small group. Roxanne was excellent. She
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    Jacqueline M
    Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
    Gives a good selection of tourist attractions to visit in San Diego and includes a knowledgeable guide
    Good way to view tourist attractions and then decide where you want to spend more time at. Most of the attractions
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    Columbia, South Carolina
    Best way to sample San Diego Highlights Within 4 Hours
    The 4 hour tour of San Diego with Roxane was awesome! Roxane is engaging and knowledgeable of area. Especially
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    Splendid tour Amazing Guide
    Roxanne did a superb job telling about and showing off her City. She gave lots of detail and information a
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    San Diego tour
    We enjoyed the snapshot view of the city. Roxanne was a great tour guide and tried to accommodate us as much as
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    First time to San Diego!!
    First time to San Diego. There were many options for tours. Small and intimate. Just what we were looking for!!
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    Richard J
    Carlsbad, California
    The 1st tour you should take if you are new to San Diego
    This tour was awesome as was Roxane. We live in Carlsbad and there were so many places we hadn't been to
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    Brighton, Michigan
    Small group city overview
    As a small group we were able to secure Roxanne's services for a private tour. On time departure, detailed
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    Alderley Edge, United Kingdom
    Great Overview Tour
    When in a new city, I always find taking this kind of overview tour to be a great way to start to a voyage of
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    Great tour!
    Great tour of San Diego! We were able to see all the main attractions and spend a little bit of time at each
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