What’s included in the price of your St. Paul Sunday Tasting Tour?
- All-you-can-drink-craft beer at each of the three brewery stops
- 45-50 minutes at each stop
- Safe transportation on the little blue bus
- A fun tour guide/driver
- Yummy snacks
- Bottled water
- Cooler to store your growlers
- Option to bring craft beer to drink on the bus
- Parking lot of Lake Monster Brewing
- Please arrive early, so you have time to get comfortable and to review and sign the liability waiver.
- Wear comfy clothes/shoes and make sure to bring your ID.
St. Paul’s Tin Whiskers Brewing, founded by three electrical engineers who discovered love of home brewing while attending University of Minnesota. It’s a perfect place for beer-nerds and non-nerds alike. Their three flagship brews are: Wheatstone Bridge (An American Wheat Ale infused with honey and chamomile tea), Flip Switch IPA (with Citra Hops, giving it a citrus, grapefruit nose and flavor) and Short Circuit Stout (a light-bodied, sweet stout.)
A former tire repair shop, midway between the Xcel Energy Center and the Historic Schmidt Brewery, is the location of Bad Weather Brewing, one of the cool new St. Paul breweries. Bad Weather makes ales that are Untethered and Unpredictable, just like the weather here in Minnesota. Their lineup of beers is constantly changing with fun and unique brews that capture the spirit of the season.
Located inside the newly remodeled Vandalia Tower in St. Paul, Lake Monster Brewing has a 300-person capacity and a 1,500-square-foot patio. The brewery has two flagship beers, Empty Rowboat IPA and Calhoun Claw Pilsener, along with four others: a Munich-style dunkel lager brewed with Minnesota wild rice, a session IPA, a sour brown and an oatmeal milk stout on nitro.
The drop-off point is same as the pick-up point, the parking lot of Lake Monster Brewing.
How much beer am I getting, again?
Our public tours are all-inclusive. You can get as much, or as little beer as your palate craves. Bonus: you can bring your own beer too! Because we support craft breweries, we insist you only bring craft beer on the bus. For example: Surly, Lagunitas, Lift Bridge = Good! Coors, Bud, Miller = Bad.