Cruising Sonoma: Craft Breweries & Distilleries
Everyone knows Sonoma County as Wine Country, but our award-winning beer and spirits are garnering quite a bit of attention recently!
No matter where you're visiting in the county, there is stellar craft brew nearby. Word is getting out: these five breweries not only have taprooms, but also offer tours and tastings! Now there is no excuse not to visit!
With over twenty fresh beers on tap, the taproom serves as a great location to plant oneself to try all of Sonoma Springs beers.
They offer tastings Mon-Tue 4-9 pm and Wed-Sun 1-9 pm.
Sonoma Springs Brewing Company is currently expanding and expect to be offering tours of their brew house by the end of the year.
Prohibition Spirits' has opened a new craft distillery tasting room at Cornerstone, in Sonoma. Taste Prohibition Spirits' libations, Limoncello, Brandies, Gins and more. Open daily.
A Sonoma County landmark, find Lagunitas TapRoom and brewery at their Petaluma location. Tasting tours are daily, free, and no reservations are required. You must be 21 or older for the tasting tour (don't forget to bring your ID or passport!)
Bear Republic offers a tour of their Healdsburg Brewery on Saturdays by appointment only. You must contact the Bar Manager Ryan Lindecker, Tuesday-Thursday by 11 am to schedule your tour.
Distillery tours are Friday-Sunday at 5 pm and are $20 per person. The tour includes an in depth look at the path their grain takes through the production facility to become Spirit Works Distillery product. The tour concludes with a full tasting of their spirits.
Tasting Room is open Wednesday-Sunday From 11 am-5 pm. Reservations are not required.
Here at the girl & the fig we always encourage safe travel during your tasting excursions! So, here are a few wonderful brew tour options in Sonoma County.