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2020 Columbus Ale Trail-AAA Escorted Tours
from $130 pp

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Destinations: United States
  • Bookable Online

Columbus Ale Trail - April 25, 2020

Columbus' craft beer scene keeps growing and changing, and that means you'll find something new each time you visit. Greater Columbus breweries range from highly regarded production breweries to neighborhood nano breweries and everything in between. Columbus beer styles focus on using Ohio grain and an increasing amount of local hops. We will have Columbus Ail Trail passports for you to start or bring your own passport to collect a few more stamps.

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Included With Your Trip

TOUR INCLUSIONS WITH BEER TASTINGS:

  • Roundtrip deluxe motorcoach transportation with restroom and DVD player 
  • Lunch on own at BrewDog 
  • Four 4 oz. flight glasses at BrewDog 
  • Tour of BrewDog Brewery 
  • Five 5 oz. flight glasses at Dankhouse Brewery 
  • Four 4 oz. flight glasses at Buckeye Lake Brewery 
  • Dinner at Buckeye Lake Brewery 
  • AAA Journey Manager 

TOUR INCLUSIONS WITHOUT BEER TASTINGS: 

  • Roundtrip deluxe motorcoach transportation with restroom and DVD player 
  • Lunch on own at BrewDog 
  • Tour of BrewDog Brewery
  • Visit to Dankhouse Brewery 
  • Dinner at Buckeye Lake Brewery 
  • AAA Journey Manager

Additional Information

Member price: $130 per person with beer tasting $104 per person without beer tasting Nonmember price: $155 per person with beer tasting $129 per person without beer tasting Departure cities: Martinsburg & Worthington 

Martinsburg - This location requires an early morning pickup and a late departure drop off 

Meal: 1 dinner 

Activity level: 1 Deposit: $50 per person Final payment date: March 13, 2020

Join us for a fun way to explore the local beer scene through the Columbus Ale Trail. After a late morning departure, we will make our way to BrewDog Brewery in Canal Winchester, where you will have lunch on your own. Upon arrival, enjoy a flight tasting at your leisure. A few of BrewDogs headliners are Punk IPA, Clockwork Tangerine, Jet Black Heart, Lost Lager and Elvis Juice. During our time at BrewDog, we will have a private behind-the-scene tour of the brewery. Next on our journey through Columbus’ Ale Trail, we head to DankHouse in Newark. This brewery currently uses a 2.5bbl system to cultivate their visions into flavor-packed beers, one small batch at a time. Dankhouse specializes in IPA's, stouts and fruited kettle sours. The Dankhouse was named as one of the country's top 12 new breweries of 2018 by the team at Hop Culture. DankHouse has also been featured in Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine's New Brewery Spotlight. At DankHouse, the atmosphere is as dope as the beers! Our last stop of the day is at one of Columbus’ most unique Breweries, Buckeye Lake Brewery in Buckeye Lake. You can sit back and sample a few beer flights before sitting down to a dinner. Some of the options at Buckeye Lake Brewery are Pontoon Pale Ale, Pineapple Shovelhead, Legend Valley IPA and Nut Brown Ale. 

Tour note: All passengers must be 21 years of age or older to book this tour. Visitors with open-toe shoes or stiletto heels will not be permitted to take the tour at BrewDog. Only closed-toe shoes please.

Offer Terms & Conditions

Activity Level Details 

All tours require the ability to get in and out
of transportation as necessary; occasional
need to stand for longer durations; climbing
stairs or walking up inclines and managing
your luggage when necessary. 

Level 1 

  • Leisurely to average physical activity. 
  • Should be able to climb stairs and walk
    reasonable distances, possibly over
    uneven ground.
  • Intended for travelers comfortable with three
    to five hours of physical activity per day.
  • This tour may include early morning
    departures. Not all conditions apply to all
    days so please read the itinerary carefully
    and speak to your AAA travel agent for
    additional details concerning this tour. 

Handicap Accessibility 

We regret that we are unable to provide individual assistance to guests with walking difficulties or other personal needs. The responsibility of the AAA Journey Manager who accompanies your tour to insure that the larger group enjoys a relaxing and informative journey and he or she cannot be relied on to provide ongoing individual assistance to any one guest. Likewise, it is not appropriate for a guest to ask a fellow traveler, the bus driver, or any other third party person on the tour for assistance. Travelers requiring such individual assistance must be accompanied by an able-bodied companion who can provide the required assistance. 

Cancellation Policy 

Cancellations 45 days to departure or more prior – full refund Cancellations 

44-31 days prior to departure – loss of deposit and non-recoverable costs 

30 days or fewer before departure – no refund 

For more information visit your local AAA store, call 1-888-AAA-OHIO or go online at AAA.com. AAA highly recommends the purchase of cancellation insurance to protect your travel investment. Check with your AAA travel agent for details.

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