How do I purchase a ticket?
You can purchase directly on our website or call us at (419) 552-4312.
Do you have to be 21 to take the tour?
Yes, children and those under 21 are not allowed.
What does my ticket include?
We provide transportation to and from each of the 4 breweries/stops on our tour, exclusive deals, snacks, and a darn good time. Behind the scenes tours are at the discretion of the brewery when we arrive.
How many people does the bus fit?
Can I bring my own beer and drink on the bus?
You are not permitted to bring beer from home on the bus, but you are able to buy drinks at the breweries to drink on the bus. We will have coolers available for you to store your purchased beverages at the breweries.
Which breweries do you go to?
We feature a rotating list of breweries in Northwest Ohio on the 419 Ale Trail. See a list of our breweries
How long is the tour?
Brew Bus tours last around 5-6 hours. We spend roughly an hour at each location.
Where is the pickup location?
We have several pick-up locations throughout Northwest Ohio listed below. You will choose your pickup and drop-off location when you book your tour. Your pickup location will be your drop-off location. No exceptions. You can leave your vehicle at the pickup location for the duration of the tour.
Toledo Pickup Locations
Earnest Brew Works
4342 S. Detroit Ave. Toledo, OH 43614
Maumee Bay Brew Pub
27 Broadway St. Toledo, OH 43604
Fremont Pickup Location
Costume Holiday House
3038 Hayes Ave. Fremont OH 43420
Bowling Green Pickup Location
1037 N. Main St. Bowling Green, OH 43402
Findlay Pickup Location
Findlay CRAFTed Nano Brewery
1016 Tiffin Avenue Findlay, OH 45840
Can the pickup location be a house?
You can set the pickup location to a house or place of business within Northwest Ohio for an additional fee of $100. Please Select “Private Pickup” at checkout.
What is your refund/cancellation policy?
Life happens, we understand. Please contact us 72 hours before your tour for a full refund or reschedule your tour date.
If you are sick or have flu-like symptoms, please do not board our bus. We can attempt to make arrangements to reschedule your tour.
What is your weather policy?
The Brew Bus runs rain or shine. If weather conditions prohibit driving or the owners deem it unsafe to drive, we will contact you to reschedule your tour.
What is the attire?
Be you. Most of the breweries are fairly casual. It is recommended to wear closed-toed shoes if you are touring any of the production areas.
Can the bus accommodate guests with mobility challenges?
We try our best to assist guests who have mobility issues. Unfortunately, our busses are not handicapped accessible. Guests will need to be able to walk up a few steps to get onto our bus. Some of the breweries on our tour may have stairs, picnic-style seating, and or high-top tables.
Can I rent the 419 Brew Bus for my group?
Yes! You can book the 419 Brew Bus for weddings, bachelor/bachelorette parties, holiday outings, corporate events, and more. Learn more about our VIP group tours.
VIP Private Brewery Tours
Sunday Funday Lake Erie Tour – A Beer and Wine Tour
We know where the good beer flows, and we’re taking you there in guided style. A Brew Bus ticket to drink and ride? You’re gonna want one of those.
Flag City Public Tour
Support your local beertender and join us for a one-of-a-kind trip that visits the more rural areas on the 419 Ale Trail. Hop aboard the Brew Bus as we travel in search of a taste of the best brews in the Flag City area.
BG Tractor Pull Public Tour
You may have heard about their legendary eateries, but this funky little college town is also crafting up some pretty awesome beer. Brew Bus tours are the ultimate way to support local businesses and experience the unique vibes found in Bowling Green’s brewery scene.
Glass City Public Tour
The Toledo craft brewery scene is thriving and there’s no better way to experience it than hopping on a Brew Bus Tour and tasting some of the best craft beer this area has to offer.
Toledo New Brew Tour
The 419 Ale Trail is growing. Update your passport and try all the new beers the 419 has to offer on our Toledo New Brew Tour.
Brews and Bourbon Tour
You’ll depart from Carey Brewing Station, a comfortable community focal point with a classic, home-town taproom feel. From there you’ll visit a 40-foot custom bar to sip some of the best hand-crafted bourbon cocktails, taste the sounds of an alternative, creative brewery atmosphere, and settle into the crafted, one-of-a-kind Findlay beer culture.
Hop on the 419 Brew Bus and hear stories of the Prohibition and Gangsters of Northwest Ohio as you sample gin, vodka, rum, and mead!
VIP Winery Tours
Hop aboard the 419 Wine Bus for exclusive winery tours in Northwest Ohio. More information is coming soon.