While winery tours are a great option for Sonoma County visitors, many are now adding breweries to their tour destinations. With the evolving trends in beer brewing, breweries are innovating in how they craft their products. There are now many popular local Sonoma County breweries for you to choose as your tour destination. In this latest post, we’ll look at several local Sonoma County breweries and explain more about their history and their products.
Russian River Brewing Co.
Russian River Brewing Co. is known for creating some of the most highly-rated beers in the U.S. today. For example, they are known for their Pliny the Elder beer, which is a double IPA with an 8% ABV. Pliny the Elder has been rated the best beer in America for 8 out of the 15 years since the renowned Zymurgy Magazine has been running their 4000-member survey. The brewery is located in downtown Santa Rosa with easy highway access for those looking for a convenient, memorable tour destination.
Third Street Ale Works
Also located in the town of Santa Rosa, Third Street Ale Works is a contemporary brewery in which guests can sample over 10 beers created on-site. One of the many reasons beer lovers visit Third Street Ale Works is that the brewery is known for its selection of beers and its range of beer flavors. Whether guests prefer a lighter IPA or a darker ale product, Third Street Ale Works can offer the ideal product for all tastes.
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Nestled within the quaint town of Petaluma, CA, the Lagunitas Brewing Company provides an edgy and interesting brewery experience. Their collection of quality beers is available around the year, but many choose to visit on weekday afternoons when the company offers a free tour and tasting event for all guests. Imperial Stout is one of the beers for which the brewery is widely recognized.
This is a small sampling of the many micro breweries in Sonoma and our team at Napa Valley Tours and Transportation is here to help you enjoy a memorable brewery tour experience. To learn more on our services and your full array of tour options, call us today!