Brew Towns

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Hop to It. Let Amtrak take you to some of America's renowned brew towns and regions.

California Train Routes

California Zephyr | Chicago - Denver - Glenwood Springs - Emeryville (San Francisco)

Ride Amtrak to the Mile High City, where there's more to savor than mountain fresh air. Colorado is home to more than 140 craft breweries, close to 90 of which are in the city of Denver alone. The city's annual Great American Beer Festival showcases the tastes of more than 800 breweries. Local businesses offer beer-inspired menus and tours during Denver Beer Week. Beautiful sights and beer flights are just an Amtrak away. 

Top 10 Breweries to Visit on the California Zephyr:

  • Corridor Brewery & Provisions
  • Forbidden Root Restaurant & Brewery
  • Revolution Brewing
  • Cerebral Brewing 
  • Great Divide Brewing Co.
  • Novel Strand Brewing Company
  • Casey Brewing Taproom
  • Ball Brewing
  • Wondorous Brewing Company
  • The Rare Barrel

Coast Starlight and Amtrak Cascades | Seattle - Portland - Los Angeles and Vancouver, BC - Seattle - Tacoma - Portland - Salem - Eugene

Let Amtrak's Cascades or Coast Starlight take you to Beervana, better known as Portland, where close to 70 brewers invite you to taste the magic they brew from regional barley and hops. Make one trip - or several - to enjoy seasonal beer festivals or the annual Beer Week. And if you just can't get enough, hop off in Eugene and head east to Bend to explore the Bend Ale Trail. The Northwest's best brews are only an Amtrak away. 

Top 10 Breweries to Visit on the Coast Starlight and Amtrak Cascades:

  • Stoup Brewing 
  • Urban Family Brewing Co.
  • Reuben's Brews 
  • Far Isle Brewing 
  • Wayfinder Beer 
  • Great Notion Brewing
  • Breakside Brewery
  • 7 Seas Brewery and Taproom
  • Manifest Beer Company
  • Hop Valley Brewing Co

Midwest Train Route

Hiawatha | Milwaukee - Chicago

Skip the driving and take Amtrak's Hiawatha from Chicago to America's original brew town: Milwaukee, where beer, brats, and cheese curds are calling. Get your pub crawl moving with a "peddle pub" tour to some of the city's hottest neighborhoods, like the Third Ward, Walker's Point,  and Bayview. The places where independent brewers are pouring new life into the City that Beer Made. Suds and smiles are just an Amtrak away. 

Top 10 Breweries to Visit on the Hiawtha:

  • Hacienda Beer Co.
  • 1840 Brewing Co.
  • Third Space Brewing 
  • Good City Brewing 
  • Eagle Park Brewing 
  • Pilot Project Brewing
  • Dovetail Brewery
  • Empirical Brewery
  • Marz Community Brewing
  • Half Acre Beer Company