Q. Are there any restrictions to taking the tour?
A. You must be 21 with I.D. to take any tour.
Q. Is there any requirements before boarding the bus?
A. Yes, everyone must read and sign the Liability Waiver before boarding the bus.
Q. For Private Tours, is there a deposit/cancellation policy?
A. Yes, for Private Tours: $150 Cancellation Fee.
14 Days or more in advance: $150 credit towards a future date within 3 months.
Less than 14 days before the tour date: $150 non-refundable fee. (No credit)
In case of No call/No show, or cancellation with less than 24 hours notice you will be charged for the full tour.
Q. Is there a cancellation/No show policy?
A. Yes, Any cancellations made within 24 hours of the tour day will not be refunded and there will be no credit issued. No shows will forfeit the full amount, will be charged and not be refunded.
Q. Where do you pick up our group?
A. For Private Tours, we pick up/drop off your group at one specified location, house, apartment, etc. Location must be in Orange County. Location subject to approval.
Additional charge for out of area pickup/dropoff.
*For Public Tours, check available dates for Pick up/Drop off location.
Q. Is there a minimum number of people required to book a Private tour?
A. Yes, for OC Private Tours, a minimum of 8 (M-Th) & 10 people on Fri/Sat/Sun is required to book a tour.
Q. How many people can you take on a tour?
A. The bus can accommodate up to 20 people.
Q. Is gratuity included?
A. No, gratuity is not included in the prices. It is optional, but greatly appreciated.
Q. Do you only do private tours?
A. No, we now offer Public Tours with no minimum number of people to join. However, the tour will require a minimum of 8 people total for tour to run or will be rescheduled for another date.
Q. What is a Production Tour?
A. A behind the scenes tour of the brewing equipement, with explanation of how the beer is made. *Not guaranteed, given at breweries discretion and very limited.
Q. What is a Tasting Flight?
A. A Tasting Flight is usually (4) 4oz tastings of the Breweries core beers for each person. Sometimes there could be more tastings and selection of beers may vary depending the Brewery.
Q. Can I bring Beer on the bus?
A. Yes, but, DRINK RESPONSIBLY. Only beer or wine is allowed. Sorry, absolutly NO LIQUOR is allowed on the bus.
Q. Will there be a cooler on the bus?
A. Yes, there are two cooler w/ice on the bus for your beers and growlers. Please DO NOT bring any additional coolers.
Q. What if someone in my group is intoxicated? What if someone throws up on the bus? What if a guest is asked to leave a brewery?
A. Breweries have a strict policy on not serving anyone who is intoxicated and we will be forced to end the tour early. There is a $200 fee charged if someone throws up on the bus and tour will end immediatly. If someone is removed from a brewery, vomites, or is too intoxicated to continue, the tour wil be ended without refund.
Q. Will water be provided?
A. Yes, to help stay hydrated during the tour we provide 1 bottled water per person. If you would require more, feel free to bring your own. Also, most Breweries will gladly give you complementary water if you ask nicely.
Q. Is there food at the Breweries?
A. Most of the Breweries you will visit do not serve food, however, they usually have food trucks and/or menu's of nearby places that will deliver to the Breweries. You can also take food and snacks into many of the Breweries, however breweries with a kitchen will not allow outside food.
*All of our brewery options include at least one brewery with a food option such as a food truck or kitchen
Q. Can we bring food onto the bus?
A. Yes, but it is better to enjoy the food while at the Breweries with a beer. If you must eat on the bus, please do not leave a mess, as an addition $50 clean up charge may result.
Q. Can we play our own music on the bus?
A. Absolutely, for private tours there is a blue tooth stereo on the bus to connect to and play your own music from your phone/tablet. The stereo also plays CD's or DVD'S. There are two USB ports in the seating area for charging, please BRING YOUR OWN CORD. On Public Tours the music is chosen by the driver.
Q. What if we wanted to extend the tour for over time?
A. If available, the rate is $100/hr hr Sun-Fri and $125/hr on Saturdays. Over time is not always available if we have other tours scheduled that day.
Q. What if I had to much to drink and can't drive home?
A. Do not drink and drive! If you need to leave early please plan ahead so you get home safe. Again we stress Do Not Drink and Drive!
Q. Is there a bathroom on the bus?
A. No, please remember to use the bathroom before leaving the Breweries. We will not be stopping for bathroom breaks.