Seattle Brewery Tour FAQs | Frequently Asked Questions

Seattle - Tour FAQ's

Here are some of our most asked questions about our tours:

What are your hours of operation?

Our brewery tours depart daily at 10:30am, 2:30pm, and 6pm. (6:30pm on Friday and Saturday)
Our distillery tours depart on Thursday at 12:00/3:00pm, Friday 12:00pm/3:00pm, Saturady 12:00pm and Sunday 12:00pm
Our office and phones are open from 9am - 6pm.
Please note that tours are filled based on reservations and that schedules are subject to change.

What is included in the Road Dog's Tour?
Pickup, drop-off, and transportation to and from each location.
Visits to 3 locations per tour.
Plenty of various samples included and provided at each location.
Inside knowledge of the craft distilling/brewing/roasting process.
Road Dog's t-shirt.
Road Dog's souvenir glassware

Do I need a reservation?
We recommend a reservation as our brewery tours get booked quickly and this will ensure your spot.

Where can I purchase tickets?
The best place to purchase tickets is online at http://www.roaddogtours.com/book
You can also call our reservation department at 206-249-9858
You can email requests to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How does a group book in advance?
Call our reservation department at 206-249-9858

What forms of payment are accepted?
For Internet bookings we accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express through Paypal. You do not need to be a member of Paypal to submit payment.
We also accept walk up reservations and payment by cash or credit card is accepted when you enter the van.

Do I need to print a ticket?
No ticket is needed. Just show your ID when boarding the van.

Where do your tours depart?
Seattle Beer Company
1427 Western Ave, Seattle, WA
(Just below Pike Place Market)

Can you do hotel pickups?
Courtesy hotel pickups are provided only for private groups of large number of passengers traveling together. If you reserve a Private Brewery Tour, we can typically pick up and drop off in downtown Seattle or nearby neighborhoods.

Where do your tours finish?
You are dropped off at your same pick-up location.

Where does our tour take us?
See the Itinerary tab on the desired tour page.

How long is the tour?
For the Seattle and Phoenix Brewery Tours we visit 3 breweries in approximately 3 hours.
For the Seattle Distillery Tour we tour 3 distilleries in approximately 2.5 hours.
For the Seattle Coffee Tour we visit 4 coffee shops/roasters approximately 2.5 hours.

What do we ride in?
The vehicles are large 14 passenger vans similar to Ford Econoline.

Is food available on the tour?
We recommend eating a solid meal before the tour. Light snacks may be available depending on the breweries we visit, but no guarantee.

Do I tip the bartenders for samples?
Your guide will take care of tips. However, feel free to tip your Road Dog's guide/driver at the end of tour.

What are your age requirements?
All passengers must be 21 years old to participate in our Brewery and Distillery tours.

 

If I am pregnant and still want to go on the tour is there a non drinking fee?
Yes, you can purchase a $20 non drinking ride along seat, which includes the tour, t-shirt and pint glass.  Call us to make this type of reservation.

 

Do I need to bring my Groupon/Living Social Voucher (if applicable)?
No ticket is needed. Just show your ID when boarding the van.

 

Will my ticket expire?
Your ticket is only valid for the dates you select. Please review our cancellation policy below. 

How are refunds and rescheduling handled? (Cancellation Policy)
No refund given within 48 hours or do not show up for your reserved tour.
Full refund available if you cancel/reschedule within 2 days before your reserved tour.