DC Brew & Beer Tour FAQs
Hey Beer Enthusiasts,
Here are some frequently asked questions about the tour:
Q. How much do our tours cost?
A. The Original Brew Tour: $85PP
B. The After Hours Brew Tour: $90PP
For more information on pricing please go to the Book Now section of our website.
Q. How do I book a tour?
A. Click Here: Book Now, Then choose which DC Brew Tour you’d like to book. Select a date, then fill out all the necessary information. If the tour you clicked is not available, we may have another tour option available that day. We run our Original and After Hour Tours daily. Please call us if you have any difficulty booking a tour.
Q. What time is pick-up?
A. THE VAN WILL ARRIVE At 801 F ST NW WASHINGTON DC 20004 (In front of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Art and Portraiture) AT THE OFFICIAL TOUR START TIME AND THEN WILL WAIT UP TO 10 MINUTES. IF GUESTS ARE NOT AT THE PICKUP LOCATION AFTER THIS 10 MINUTES WAITING PERIOD, THE BUS WILL LEAVE WITHOUT YOU
Q. Why wasn’t I able to pay when making a booking?
A. If we did not ask for payment during the booking process, we have not reached our minimum tour participants. Once the tour minimum is met, the system will automatically accept your booking request and you will then have 48 hours to pay the amount due. If this payment is not received within 48 hours, the system will automatically cancel your tour.
Q. Could my tour get cancelled?
A. Not likely, but its possible. In the event of severe weather or a lack of tour-goers, the tour may be canceled. If there are less than four (4) seats booked for a tour, that tour may be subject to cancellation (so bring all of your friends and family)!
If there are less than four (4) seats booked for a tour, we will notify you 48 hours prior to your tour and try to reschedule you to an alternate date/time. If you can’t reschedule, you will receive a full refund.
Q. What about cancellation due to severe weather?
A. If roads are fair and our brewery partners are open, we make every effort to run our tours as scheduled. In the event of inclement weather, the decision to cancel will be made by Brew Tours Staff at least 24 hours before the date of the tour. Should you wish to reschedule due to inability to travel during inclement weather, within 72 hours of your tour date, we will offer to extend our $25 per person date change fee. In the event of a cancellation by Brew Tours Staff, you will receive a full refund. If a tour is not cancelled by Brew Tours Staff, and you choose not to reschedule with the added date change fee, no refunds will be provided.
Q. What’s included in the price?
A. Tours are ALL INCLUSIVE! The tour price includes up to 15+ different beers (ranging from 3-16 ounces), a beer food pairing meal, brewery entrance fees, brewery gratuity, and round trip transportation.
Q. How long are the tours?
A. Tours are approximately 5 hours.
Q. Where should I park if I am driving to the pick up spot?
A. We suggest guests park at the Quikpark at 1001 G St NW Washington, DC 20001 (202) 393-7611. Parking is a flat rate of $18 for up to 12 hours. Parking Lot entrance is on 10th St.
Q. Can I book a tour the morning of?
A. If there are seats available, you absolutely can! Please call us to inquire about availability 202-759-8687
Q. Where do you pick up?
A. 801 F Street NW Washington DC 20004 (In front of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Art and Portraiture). This location is only a block from GALLERY PLACE CHINA TOWN METRO STATION which services the Green, Red and Yellow Metro Lines.
Q. Should I eat before the tour?
A. Don’t drink on an empty stomach. Take advantage of the Shake Shack around the corner!
Q. Is tip for your beer guide included in the price?
A. $10pp (Approx. 12%) gratuity is included for parties of four or greater. If you think your guide was great, we suggest $15 pp.
Q. What should I wear?
A. We don’t have a dress code, however please make sure you wear CLOSED TOE SHOES. No Sandals!
Q. What are the minimum number of people for a tour run?
A. All DC Brew Tours need a minimum of 4 people to run.
Q. Do you offer private tours?
A. Yes! Please take a look at our general PRIVATE TOUR TIER PRICING or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We can accommodate groups as large at 300 people.
Q. How big are your public tours?
A. Our public tour normally never exceed 14 people. If you have a larger group, please contacts about setting up a private tour.
Q. Can you drink in the van?
A. Drinking is reserved only for the breweries.
Q. What is your policy on intoxication before and during the tour?
A. If a person is visibly intoxicated before the tour begins, we have to right to deny your entrance onto the tour. During the tour, if a customer disobeys, disrespects, causes any physical or emotional harm to any property, staff, or the group as a whole, their entire group will be removed from the tour. If either of these situations occur, no refund will be provided. DO NOT PRE-GAME THE BREW TOUR and RESPECT THE BREWERIES, GUIDE, & VEHICLE.
WE ARE VERY SERIOUS ABOUT THIS POLICY.
Q. What is the refund policy for a City Brew Tours?
A. Due to high demand for tours, tickets are non-refundable 3 days prior to the tour. Our refund policy for Public/private Tours is as follows:
- 2 weeks or more: Full Refund
- Less than 2 weeks: 75% Refund
- Less than 7 days: 50% Refund
- Less than 72 hours: Non-refundable
Q. Can I reschedule my tour?
A. Any date changes that are made less than 2 weeks before your tour will be subject to a $25pp rescheduling fee. No date changes can be made less than 72 hours before a tour.
Q. Do you offer gift certificates?
A. YES !—–> HERE