Tours Provided

Built on Beer, 90 Minute Walking Tour 

Starting Location: Brewing Heritage Trail Tour Center, 1939 Race St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 

Tickets: $25 

Schedule: Offered Year-Round 

Brewing high quality beer was an art form to many Cincinnati breweries and the buildings that  

housed their operations needed to be an extension of this passion. Come and witness the  

evolution of the brewing industry through the size, complexity, and architectural grandeur of the  

city’s historic breweries. Beginning at the Trail Tour Center on Race Street, we follow the  

Brewing Heritage Trail along the western portion of the Brewery District and marvel at the many  

remaining 19th and early 20th century structures, while sharing stories of those who built or  

doomed these brewing empires during beer’s industrial revolution. Tours include a visit into the  

vast subterranean lager cellars of the historic (non-operating) Jackson Brewery, as well as  

outdoor visitation to the Sohn/Mohawk Brewery, several Christian Moerlein sites and other  

historic neighborhood breweries. 

 

 

Brewers & Barons, 90 Minute Walking tour 

Starting Location: Brewing Heritage Trail Tour Center, 1939 Race St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 

Tickets: $25 

Schedule: Offered Year-Round 

 

Step into the past and discover the people who made brewing a cornerstone of the Queen  

City’s history. Beginning at the Tour Center on Race Street, we follow the Brewing Heritage Trail  

along the eastern portion of the Brewery District, sharing stories of the workers, brewmasters  

and beer barons from the 19th and early 20th century. Experience the places they worked,  

learn the dangers they faced, and the empires they built by producing America’s best brews.  

Tours include a visit into the subterranean lagering cellars and tunnels of the historic Schmidt Brothers / Crown Brewery, as well as outdoor visitation to Hudepohl and Kauffman Brewery structures.  

  

Tap into Cincinnati Beer Tour, 2.5 Hour Walking and Beer Tasting  

Starting Location: Brewing Heritage Trail Tour Center, 1939 Race St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 

Tickets: $35 

Schedule: Offered Year-Round 

 

Cincinnati brews great beer and this tradition goes back more than two centuries! Take a walk  

along the Brewing Heritage Trail to learn about the Brewery District’s past and present, as we  

explore a neighborhood full of historic and current breweries, while discovering more about the  

local craftspeople who supported the brewing industry. We’ll share stories of how beer is made.  

and drinking was and continues to be an integral part of Cincinnati’s identity at historic places  

like the Schoenling Brewery, now run by Samuel Adams, and the Christian Moerlein Barreling  

and Bottling Facilities, now part of the modern Rhinegeist Brewery. To celebrate our modern  

day breweries, we’ll sample some locally produced lagers and ales as we stop in at different  

locations along the way. Included in the tour are two beer tastings (32 oz of beer). This tour is  

18 & up only and non-beer tasting tickets are available at a reduced price. 

Groupons not valid for this tour.  

 

Brunch, Beers, and Breweries, 3.5 Hour Walking, Brunch, and Beer Tasting Tour 

Starting Location: The Moerlein Lager House, 115 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202 

Tickets: $55 

Schedule: Available Sundays Only Year-Round 

 

Delicious food and beer, accompanied by a modern and historic brewery tour, sign me up! Our  

fun begins at the Banks in the Moerlein Lager House where we will have our first beer tasting  

and take a behind-the-scenes tour of the brewpub and the rich history showcased there. After  

brunch, we catch a streetcar (Free, but masks required) to the Brewery District and walk along  

the Brewing Heritage Trail, learning about Cincinnati’s grand brewing history, complete with a  

visit into a subterranean lagering cellar. We then proceed to a neighborhood taproom for our  

next round of beer tastings before riding the street car back to the Moerlein Lager House. Tour  

includes 6-8 beer samples (32 oz of beer) and brunch. This tour is 18 & up only and non-beer  

tasting tickets are available at a reduced price. 

Groupons not valid for this tour 

 

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