Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some frequently asked questions we receive here at Eastern Sierra Brewery Tours
How much does a tour cost?
Afternoon Tour: $114 per person
Evening Tour: $114 per person
What is included in the price of a tour?
Safe, luxury transportation in our 4×4 van- to and from 3 Eastern Sierra breweries!
(Nearly) Unlimited beer tastings at each brewery!
Afternoon Tours: Fresh and delicious Lunch from Ohana’s 395 Food Truck, “Hawaiian Soul Food!”
Evening Tours: Beercentric gourmet snacks, from The EATery by Bleu
Vegan and vegetarian options available. Please let your guide know if you have any food allergies.
Behind the scenes tour at Mammoth’s newest nanobrewery!
Insider stories and tips about the local beer and brewing process from your personal beer geek/tour guide!
Bottled water (you are drinking at altitude, please take advantage of our complimentary water!!)!
Eastern Sierra Brewery Tours’ souvenir tasting glass!
Eastern Sierra Brewery Tours’ super-rad sticker!
Gratuity for brewery & lunch staff
Scenic views (weather permitting) of the Eastern Sierra!
Memories to last a lifetime!
Are tips/gratuity included in the cost?
Gratuity for your bartenders and lunch staff are included in the cost of your tour. Tipping your driver/guide is at your discretion.
What are your hours of operation?
Afternoon tours depart daily* at 11:15/11:25 (depending on pick-up location)
Evening tours depart daily* at 4:15/4:25 (depending on pick-up location)
*Please note, reservations are required. Book online (Insert link to booking page) or call 844-395-BEER(2337)
Tours last approximately 4 hours
How long is the tour?
Guided tours visit 3 breweries in approximately 4 hours
How long do we spend at each brewery?
We spend about 1 hour at each brewery
What breweries do we visit?
Currently: June Lake Brewing, Mammoth Brewing Company, and Black Doubt Brewing Company
Do you go to Bishop?
At this time, Mountain Rambler Brewery is not a usual tour stop. Sometimes, for special events, we provide shuttle service to/from Mountain Rambler for a small fee. Follow our Instagram and Like us on Facebook to stay up to date on these events!
Do I need a reservation?
Yes, it is best to book online, but we can take reservations over the phone as well. We recommend booking at least a few days before your tour date. Last minute reservations are acceptable, but not recommended and with only 11 seats available tours can sell out.
Where can I make a reservation?
Visit our Book a Tour (insert link) page or call our reservation department at 844-395-BEER(2337)
Can I book the entire van for my group?
Sure! Check the Book a Tour page, and choose your desired tour date to see availability. Give us a call. We would be happy to help you coordinate the booking.
How many people can go on a tour?
Our van seats 11 guests comfortably. If there are more than 11 guests in your party, please call us 844-395-BEER (2337) as we may be able to make arrangements for additional transportation.
Do you have Gift Certificates?
Yes! Please call 844-395-BEER for info on purchasing a gift certificate!.
Where do I get picked up for my guided brewery tour?
Guided tours depart from one of four pick-up locations (choose when you book your tour (LINK):
Sierra Nevada Lodge/Rafters Restaurant (Mammoth Lakes)
The Westin Monache (Mammoth Lakes)
June Lake Brewing (June Lake)
For pick-up in Bishop or anywhere in between, give us a call.
Can you pick me up at my hotel/condo/cabin/tent/any place not listed as a pick-up location?
If you reserve a Private Brewery Tour, we can usually arrange to pick-up/drop-off your group at a specific location. It is important that you do not drive after the tour, so please walk or take public transportation to the pick-up location. We would rather pick up even the smallest party than have you drive, so give us a call.
Where do tours finish?
You are dropped off where you were picked up at the start of your tour. Do not drive after the tour.
What if I’m not at my pick-up location on time? Will you wait for me? Do I get a refund?
Unfortunately we will not be able to wait for you if you’re running late. No refunds are issued if you miss your pick-up.
What is the mode of transportation?
Ride in comfort and style in our luxury all-leather 12 passenger Nissan NV 3500 with aftermarket 4×4.
(We are in search of a name for our majestic ride. Feeling inspired after the tour? Let us know! If we choose your submitted name for the van, you’ll receive a free Eastern Sierra Brewery Tours branded gift! And bragging rights!)
Do I have to be 21 to book a tour?
Yes! All passengers must be 21 years old to participate in our guided brewery tour, please BRING YOUR ID, we will check it prior to beginning the tour.
Do you have a Non-drinker ticket?
Non-drinking tickets include food & a souvenir tasting glass, they are $79. To book this type of ticket, call 844-395-BEER.
Are tours cancelled due to weather?
Not usually! Tours will run rain/snow/shine as long as the highway is open and we think it’s safe. We will contact your party as soon as possible (and initiate a full refund) if the tour has to be cancelled for some reason.
What is your cancellation policy?
You may cancel up to 7 days before your tour date for a full refund. Any cancellations made within 5 days of the tour date are not eligible for full or partial refund.
Do you have Eastern Sierra Brewery Tours merchandise available for purchase?
Yes, merchandise is currently only available for purchase on the tour. We have zip-up hooded sweatshirts, t-shirts, women’s shirts, and tasting glasses available, ask your driver for current sizing options. (Bring cash!)
Still looking for answers? Submit a question on our contact form below or call 844-395-BEER (2337) and we’ll be happy to answer your inquiry! Cheers!