Winter: Saturday // 7:30am - 6:30pm
Summer: Thursday, Saturday, Sunday // 7:30am - 6:30pm

Hops on the Rail

Your day of sudsy adventure begins as you board the alaska railroad for the 3 hour journey north to beautiful talkeetna, ak!

Your day will start in Anchorage as you board the Alaska Railroad bound for historic Talkeetna, Alaska. Once there, your 'Hoperator' will escort you on a behind the scenes look into 4 of Alaska's finest breweries as you explore your way back to Anchorage.

Tickets include one-way rail travel from Anchorage to Talkeetna, a minimum of 14 beer tastings, a hearty sack lunch, round trip transportation and plenty of stories and surprises you'll be sure to recount to your friends back home.
*Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife and opportunities to see the Great One, Denali!

The Details

  • Winter
  • 7:30am - 6:30pm
  • Saturday
  • Summer
  • 7:30am - 6:30pm
  • Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Lasts Approximately 11 Hrs
  • The Tour Includes
  • Round Trip Guided Transportation
  • One-way rail travel from Anchorage to Talkeetna
  • 3 Brewery Stops
  • Local Guide
  • Minimum of 14-beer samples
  • Sack Lunch from Flying Squirrel Bakery-Talkeetna AK
  • Pickup from
  • Downtown Anchorage Visitor Center- 4th and F St.
  • Hotels within the Anchorage Bowl
  • Tour Requirements
  • Tour operates with a minimum of 4 passengers
  • Attendees must be at least 21 years old
  • Advanced Reservation required
  • Online Reservations close 24hrs. prior to departure. Call for last minute booking requests.
F R O M $369.00 / person

The Breweries


Alaska’s second largest brewery nestled just 60 miles from North America’s tallest peak: Denali 20,320. Locally owned and operated in Talkeetna, AK, DBC uses only the finest ingredients to craft the kinds of honest beers you like to drink. Awarded 2017 Alaska small business of the year.


Bearpaw River Brewing Company makes real hand-crafted Alaska beer for real Alaska adventures. No shortcuts. No substitutes. No sellouts. Just pure Alaska beer. The brewery is run by four brothers from the valley: Jake, Jed, Jack, and James, all working together to bring you fresh, exciting, and original beer! GO WILD. DRINK FRESH.


Located in the Palmer, AK and surrounded by the towering peaks of the Chugach and Talkeetna mountains, this thriving community brewery combines art and science to create authentic local ales. Palmer's first craft brewery.


Bleeding Heart Brewery is one of Alaska's smallest production breweries. Our mission is to create unique, high quality, reserve style ales and lagers in order to bring new craft drinkers and seasoned "craft life" veterans together, push the limits of craft brewing in Alaska, and to laugh at satire around damn good beer.


Drawing on their deep roots in the local hockey community, this cornerstone watering hole fuses their passions of hockey and hand crafted beer to create a one of a kind hockey themed community brewery.


With a growing demand for their small batch, high quality Belgian-inspired ales, RBC brews with the same creativity, passion, and well…”stoke”, that draws all of us like-minded folks to the 49th state.
*Brewery visits vary depending on the day of the week
Cancelation Policy: Cancelations made at least 14 days before the start of the reserved tour will be eligible for a full refund. All other cancelations will be charged for the full ticket price.