Rogue Valley On Tap

Medford and Ashland Brewery Tours

Beer Lovers Unite

Indigo Creek’s brewery tours leave from Ashland, Oregon Thursday through Sunday and go from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. from October – May. This is a tour for the craft beer lover. In a state known for its sheer volume of breweries, Southern Oregon is taking the beer industry by storm and there is no better place to visit incredible nano and micro breweries than here in the Rogue Valley.

$40/person Additional tasting fees apply* / must be 21+

 


* For an additional $30.00, Indigo Creek Outfitters will cover your tasting fees and gratuities for the brewery staff. This option is available at the time of reservation.

beer tasting flights at brewery

During our tour, we visit three breweries in four hours. These are breweries that are off the beaten path and full of character. We’ll meet the brewers, hear their stories, have an opportunity to ask questions, and tour each facility.

Indigo Creek Outfitters has developed strong relationships with the various breweries that are visited on the tour. Because of this, our customers are treated to a personalized experience at many of the stops. You can expect to meet the owners and brewers at most of the breweries and to have a chance to chat with them and learn their story. Our brewery tours are truly one-of-a-kind in the level of attention our customers are given and the amount of brewing and beer education that can be gained from the experience.

 

“My wife and I went to Oregon on vacation and wanted to take in the brew scene. We love beer and we love the process of brewing beer. This tour was perfect for both. When I told my wife we booked the brew tour with Indigo Creek for $70 a head, she was skeptical…I kind of was too. But Indigo Creek has a good thing going. Not only do you get good beers but you get a tour of each brewery and one-on-one conversations with the very brewer who is brewing your beer. Now, we’re not talking Deschutes, Ninkasi or Lagunitas sized breweries, but visiting the small breweries makes the learning process that much easier and that much more fun. And with the enthusiastic brewers, it makes the tour that much better. From home brew guru to novice beer drinker, this tour is a great way to see the Oregon brew scene.” –TripAdvisor Review

 

Meeting Time and Location

Our brewery tours meet at 2:00 p.m. at our Ashland office, Thursday – Sunday. The tour typically concludes around 6:00 p.m.* For customized group tours with different start times or for pick-up times, please call us at 541-282-4535.

Our meeting location is within walking distance of downtown Ashland at 130 ‘A’ Street #2B. We also offer pick up and drop off service by request (call us at 541-282-4535 to arrange).

*Our return time is an approximation, which can vary depending on the size of our tour.

In the news…

On February 19th, 2013, Business Editor Greg Stiles of the Mail Tribune wrote an article, titled “Medford tours you can drink to”, featuring Indigo Creek Outfitters’ brewery tours.

In October of 2012, the Mail Tribune published an article titled “Nano-brewers barrel ahead”, written by Chris Conrad. In the article, Chris writes about the Rogue Valley’s growing craft beer industry.


* For an additional $30.00, Indigo Creek Outfitters will cover your tasting fees and gratuities for the brewery staff. This option is available at the time of reservation.

beer tasting flights at breweryImportant Note: Participants should have a wholesome lunch prior to the tour. During the tour we do enjoy appetizers while visiting Bricktowne Brewing Company, but to enjoy the tour fully, it is highly encouraged to have a lunch before joining us. If you need recommendations for places to eat, please call us at 1-541-282-4535. Additionally, please bring a valid identification for age verification purposes.

Meeting Time and Location

Our brewery tours meet at 2:00 p.m. at our Ashland office, Thursday – Sunday. The tour typically concludes around 6:00 p.m.* For customized group tours with different start times or for pick-up times, please call us at 541-282-4535.

Our meeting location is within walking distance of downtown Ashland at 130 ‘A’ Street #2B. We also offer pick up and drop off service by request (call us at 541-282-4535 to arrange).

*Our return time is an approximation, which can vary depending on the size of our tour.

Our meeting location is within walking distance of downtown Ashland at 130 ‘A’ Street #2B. We also offer pick up and drop off service by request (call us at 541-282-4535 to arrange).


* For an additional $30.00, Indigo Creek Outfitters will cover your tasting fees and gratuities for the brewery staff. This option is available at the time of reservation.

Bricktowne Brewing Company

Bricktowne’s restaurant and brewery is located in downtown historic Medford directly across from the Craterian Theater. They have an extensive lunch and dinner menu but are best known for their incredible craft beers. Bricktowne boasts some of the best beer in the valley, and with their selection of 11 beers they really have something for everyone. Click here to visit their website.

 

Opposition Brewing Company

Opposition Brewing Company

At Opposition Brewing they love BIG beers. Be they brews with huge hop presence, big malt backbones, or prominent and unique flavor profiles, they brew beers that are approachable, but with the character necessary to challenge the mundane. Apocalypse offers a consistent selection of quality, small-batch, beers as well as rotating specialties. Since they brew weekly, you’re guaranteed some of the freshest beer on tap in the Rogue Valley. Click here to visit their website.

 

Southern Oregon Brewing Company

All of Southern Oregon Brewing Company’s ales are locally made, award winning beers. These well balanced beers have been crafted to pair well with foods or stand on their own as session beers. Their brewery is a large one: 11,000 square feet with a 20-barrel system. SOBC is a frequent supporter of local cultural and philanthropic organizations. Click here to visit their website.

 

Swing Tree Brewing Company

Swing Tree Brewing Company is a family owned and operated Brewery Tap House, located in Ashland Oregon, that opened in the fall of 2013. Swing Tree is a place for family and friends to come together for great company and an exceptional pint. The centerpiece of the Swing Tree experience is its hand crafted, artisan ales and lagers. Click here to visit their website.

 

Walkabout Brewing Company

Walkabout Brewing Company was established in 1997 in Central Point, Oregon by founder and head brewer, Ross Litton. A native of Perth, Australia, Ross has been a resident of Oregon for 21 years. Walkabout brews have traditionally been available primarily in Southern Oregon, however distribution has now been expanded to include Portland, Salem, Eugene and Corvallis. Click here to visit their website.


* For an additional $30.00, Indigo Creek Outfitters will cover your tasting fees and gratuities for the brewery staff. This option is available at the time of reservation.

What is included in the tour?

Our tours include transportation to and from Ashland. For an additional $30.00 per person, Indigo Creek Outfitters will cover your tasting fees and gratuity for the brewery tour staff.

Do I need to bring anything with me?

Yes, please bring a form of identification (for age verification if the need arises). Additionally, you should bring a jacket for colder weather. You may also consider bringing some money or card with you in case you want to take a growler home. Tips for your driver and tour guide are never expected, but always appreciated.

Are reservations required?

Yes, due to group-size limitations, reservations are required. Reservations can be made online or over the phone, by calling us at 1-541-282-4535.

What is your payment and cancellation policy?

Payment is due in full at the time of your reservation.

Our cancellation policy is plain and simple. If you cancel more than a week out from your tour we will issue a nearly-full refund (full minus a two percent processing fee). If you must cancel within one week of your trip we will issue you a full credit towards another tour or store merchandise. Cancellations made within 24 hours of your tour cannot be refunded or credited.

How many people can we book on a tour?

Our tours have a limit of 13 people.


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