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Tips for Planning a Beer Tour

Have you considered going on a Traverse City Beer Tour? If so, there are a number of things you should do to ensure it is fun and enjoyable for everyone who comes along. These tips are highlighted here.

Find Tasting Venues in Close Proximity to Each Other

Do you have an idea of what you would like your beer tour to include? While there are a number of services that will arrange everything for you, you may want to do a little research and find breweries and distilleries that are close to each other for the tour. This will ensure that is not too much down time in between tastings.

Arrange Transportation

Keep in mind that safety is the upmost importance, this is especially true when everyone in the group plans to drink. There are a number of beer tour service that will provide you with transportation. This can be a car, limo or bus – the vehicle will be chosen based on the needs of you and your group.

Make Reservations Early

You should call the service that is arranging the tour early to ensure that the date you want is available. This will save you hassle and frustration down the road. Additionally, there are many cases where breweries are closed at certain times and the tour provider will be able to let you know if this is the situation for the date that you have selected.

Arrange for “Down Time”

If you want your beer tour to go on all day, you may want to consider planning for some “down time” where no beer is involved. It will provide you and your guests a chance to unwind, while sobering up. You may want to consider visiting a nearby tourist attraction or just grabbing a bite to eat. This down time will give everyone on the tour a chance to take a little break from drinking.

Ask about a Back Up Plan

Even when you hire a professional service to arrange your beer tour, you never know when something may come up. Be sure that the service offers some type of contingency plan in case a brewery is closed, or too busy.

A beer tour can be extremely fun for any type of big event, or just a great way to spend the day. When you use the tips here, you can feel confident that it will be a fun experience for everyone.

Have you considered planning a Traverse City Beer Tour? If so, visit Traverse City Wine and Beer Tours for more information.

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