Tour Description

Discover the story of the Downtown District which is the corporate center of the city including insurance and publishing. This area has evolved into a bustling dining and entertainment district. We will visit a local craft tap beer bars and a craft brewery. Our tour starts with a brief history overview before your tour host begins your local tour.


Experience some of Des Moines’ best local beer venues that the locals love, as well as unique craft brews.

  • Enjoy 3 top locally owned breweries and taprooms during this 3 hour walking culinary adventure

  • Experience personal service and expert recommendations at each venue by our tour host

  • Learn about the stories of the district past and present

  • Taste local brews on us at the 2 venues

  • Savor food tastings included at 2 venues 

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  • A minimum of 48 hours notice is preferred

  • Our standard tour times are Tuesday through Saturday at 4:30, 5:00, 5:30 or 6:00 CT. Contact us for other available private tour times

  • Each guest will need to have an ID proving their age of 21 years or older

  • Full payment is required to reserve and confirm your desired tour date


Walking Beer Tour

$49 per person; group of 4

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3 hours; approximately


Guided Tour

Top rated beer bars & breweries

Food tastings at 2 breweries

Brew tastings at 2 breweries

Professional local guide


Tip for your guide


Meeting Location

Corner outside

4th Street & Court Avenue

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Group of 6 at $49 per person

Group of 8 at $49 per person

Group of 10 at $49 per person

Group of 12 at $49 per person

Group of 18 at $49 per person

Group of 20 at $49 per person

Contact us for a larger group quote

Prices may be higher during busy citywide event days

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