New Glarus, Wisconsin: New Glarus Brewing Co. Brewery Tours

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New Glarus, Wisconsin - New Glarus Brewing Co. Brewery Tours

New Glarus Brewing Company offers two tours: a free self-guided tour (Hilltop Brewery only), and the "Hard Hat" Tour for $20. I did the Hard Hat tour. This tour included a brewmaster for a guide, Q&A with the owner and the lab with Q&A with the lab tech. At the end of the tour there's a tasting of about six different beers and locally made cheeses. It's limited to 15 people on Fridays only. I signed up for the tour in advance through their website.

[David Manke, 04/18/2011]

Looks like an impressive operation, but we don't want to encourage breweries to charge admission for tastings! Unless they've all succumbed to bad economic times, there are still tours at other breweries offering free beer (for visitors with valid ID).

New Glarus Brewing Co. Brewery Tours:
Directions:
New Glarus Brewing Old Riverside Brewery, north end of town, Hwy 69 at County Hwy W. The Hilltop Brewery is south of town on Hwy 69.
Hours:
M - Su 10 am - 4 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
608-527-5850
Admission:
Free self guided tours, Hard Hat Tours $20

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