The Original BREW BUS Tour

Thurs & Fri @ 6:30 PM/ Sat @ 12:00 PM, 3:30 PM, 7:00 PM / Sun @ 1:00 PM

The Tour that started it all...our Original BREW BUS Tour is your backstage pass to local beer! Our 3 hour, 4 brewery tour guides you through the brewing process from grain to glass, introduces you to each brewery’s unique history and culture, all while tasting 12 different styles of beer. Snacks, tunes, & trivia are provided during transit. Come aboard the BREW BUS and let us guide you through Knoxville’s evolving craft beer scene!

Which breweries do we visit?

With over a dozen craft breweries operating in Knoxville, we offer a wide range of options for our tour routes! Local brewery formats run the gamut from large scale production breweries to nano breweries and everything in between. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the many ways in which beer is brewed in East Tennessee!

What does the tour entail?

  • 3 hour/4 brewery guided tour

  • 12 four oz. craft beer tastings

  • A hands-on look at the brewing process from "grain to glass"

  • Snacks/water provided during transit

What does it cost?

  • $55 - regular ticket

  • $30 - “non-tasting” ticket

  • All participants must be 21+ years of age

Pick-up/Drop-off Point:

  • Casual Pint DOWNTOWN: 421 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902

Tour Schedule:

  • Thursdays @ 6:30 PM

  • Fridays @ 6:30 PM

  • Saturdays @ 12:00 PM, 3:30 PM, 7:00 PM

  • Sundays @ 1:00 PM

Please note, if the minimum of 4 people is not met for this tour, it is subject to cancellation 24 hours prior to the start.

Cancellation Policy:

  • If a tour participant cancels an event within 72 hours of the event start time, they will only be fully refunded if we are able to re-sell those tickets unless you purchase Cancellation Protection (see below). We understand that things can happen beyond your control and we will do our best to work with you. Tours canceled by Knox Brew Tours due to inclement weather will be fully refunded.

Cancellation Protection:

  • You may purchase cancellation protection for $5 per ticket. In the event that the tour participant cancels within 72 hours of their tour, they will receive a full refund for their tickets purchased (excluding the cancellation protection fee), no questions asked.

Anti-harrasment Policy:

  • Knox Brew Tours has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to sexual or any other forms of harassment by a tour participant towards our employees, brewery staff members, other brewery guests or fellow tour participants. If a Knox Brew Tours’ employee observes a tour participant engaging in any form of harassment toward an employee of Knox Brew Tours, a brewery staff member, a brewery guest or another tour participant, or if a credible act of harassment is reported to Knox Brew Tours while on the tour, the offending tour participant will be asked to leave the tour immediately at his/her own expense and without refund. Please visit the FAQs page on our website for a complete version of our zero tolerance harassment policy.


  • Tips for drivers and guides are not required but always greatly appreciated.

Pre-Gaming Policy:

  • Your tour may be terminated if anyone in your party shows signs of intoxication upon your tours pick-up without warning or refund. Please DO NOT pre-game.

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