TEMPE, Ariz. — AZ Barrel House Tours, Phoenix’s newest craft beer educational and tourism activity, is pleased to announce its maiden voyage in Phoenix on February 14, 2018. These expert-guided brewery tours will take guests behind the scenes to breweries including Four PeaksBrewing Company, Huss Brewing Company, and Helton Brewing Company and pairs their beer withArizona distilleries including O.H.S.O. Distillery and Adventurous Stills.
Tours will be hosted and led by twenty-year Arizona Craft Beer veteran and AZ Barrel House owner, TimNeuman. Guests can expect an all-inclusive bus tour experience that combines the hand-craftedbeverages of its local artisans with a trip through Arizona’s recent history.
AZ Barrel House Tours is designed for both locals and visitors and offers a new perspective of Arizonausing the lens of the local beer and spirits trade and how these businesses repurposed buildings toreshape the culture of Phoenix-area communities through their hand-crafted creations.
AZ Barrel House Tours will be launching over Arizona Beer Week with three different tour options – TheHeart of Phoenix Tour, Tempe Historic, and The Scottsdale Loop Tour. These tours will also focus onunique aspects of the local history and story behind each location in addition to supplying plenty of craftbeer and spirits samples, showcasing four different locations in each city.
“The term ‘Barrel House’ was given to any brewery, distillery, or pretty much anywhere that servedalcohol during the Prohibition years,” said Tim Neuman. “I wanted to include places like The MainIngredient (Ale House & Cafe in Phoenix) on the tour so I could include architecture with local characterand a story.”
“It’s a great concept,” said Rob Fullmer, Arizona Craft Brewers Guild Director. “It increases awareness ofboth our local brewery and distillery communities, boosts exposure to small businesses and educates.”
The price for each tour starts at $89.99, this price includes food, beverages at each location, top-notchtransportation courtesy of Dunn Transportation, and the opportunity to meet the people behind the scenesat some of the area’s most popular locations.
For more information about AZ Barrel House Tours or to make reservations, visit www.azbarrelhouse.comor find AZ Barrel House Tours on Facebook, @azbarrelhouse.
AZ Barrel House Tours, LLC. is operated by Timothy Neuman, a 20-year veteran of the Arizona CraftBeer industry, 19 of those with the Four Peaks Brewing Company. Tim has worked with and grownfriendships with many of the entrepreneurial spirits featured in the Arizona’s brewing and distilling world.Tours are shaped from his experience spanning three decades of Arizona craft brewery know-how;creating a unique local insider’s perspective on the journeys he designs for your drinking pleasure.