Booking and Taking your Guided Tour

Tour Information


Booking a Tour

Select your desired tour either from either the list of tours or the calendar. Follow the instructions including entering your credit card information. Once your transaction is complete, you will receive an emailed ticket will serve as your record of purchase. Sometimes tickets are sent to your "Spam" or "Promotions" folders, so please check there first if you do not see them. No physical tickets are sent out so please print and bring this ticket with you to the tour. If you have problems booking please contact us at tours@otrbrewerydistrict.org or (513) 604-9812.

Booking a Discounted Tour or Gift Certificate

Gift Certificates and discounts such as Groupons MUST be redeemed online, and are NOT valid in person. Select your desired tour and number of tickets either from either the list of tours or the calendar. Write your coupon code, gift certificate code, Groupon (8 letter redemption code), or other discount code in the discount box after selecting your tickets and hit "apply" and the discount should be taken prior to entering your credit card information. Once your transaction is complete, you will receive an emailed ticket will serve as your record of purchase. Sometimes tickets are sent to your "Spam" or "Promotions" folders, so please check there first if you do not see them. No physical tickets are sent out so please print and bring this ticket with you to the tour. If you have problems booking please contact us at tours@otrbrewerydistrict.org or (513) 604-9812.

Booking a Group Tour

Discounts on regularly scheduled tours are available for groups of 8 and larger. Discounts are automatically applied to your order. Current discounts are 15% off for groups of 8-19 and 25% off for groups of 20-40. Please contact us for groups large than 40.

Booking a Private or Custom Tour

We welcome private tours outside of our normal tour schedule. You can choose one of our standard tours or we can customize one for you. Tours are great for business outings, bachelor and bachelorette parties, family outings, and more! We can also assist with partners at local breweries and restaurants for tastings, food, and more. Start by filling out the tour form HERE and we will contact you. Please contact us at least two weeks prior to your tour to allow scheduling, minimum charges do apply and certain tours may not be available at certain times.

Requesting Donated Tickets

We offer qualified non-profits and fundraisers a pair of tour tickets to be used for fundraising events. Start by filling out the tour form HERE and we will contact you. Please contact us at least four weeks prior to your event to allow enough processing time.

Disclaimers & Policies

Tickets are non-refundable with less than 48 hours notice (via phone or email) prior to the tour/event starting. Tickets may be substituted for future credit or a different tour at the discretion of management. Tickets purchased through a discount site like Groupon or Living Social are also bound by the details of those deals, and after expiration are only good for the value of the original purchase price. Purchasing a gift certificate will give you a code to redeem for a tour at your choosing, and does not expire. Please note purchasing a Gift Certificate, Groupon, or other discounted ticket through a third party does not guarantee availability on any specific date and time and MUST be redeemed online.

Email Policy

Entering an email address while purchasing tickets will enter you on our email list. We do not sell or share this list or any other contact information with any other organizations or businesses. You may unsubscribe from these emails at any time.


Taking Your Tour

Please check your ticket to insure correct starting location, as tours start at various points throughout the Brewery District. You can also confirm your starting location from the list below. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to check in. Tours involve walking outside up to 8 blocks, include up and down steep stairs. Comfortable shoes (no open toes or heels) and clothing is recommended. Participants will be required to sign waivers prior to beginning the tour. Photography is allowed, however we ask you be respectful of other participants. Tours are not recommended for young children (under 18 requires parental approval). Tours run rain or shine. No alcohol is allowed on the tour when on public streets and private buildings, and no outside alcohol is allowed.

Tour Locations

The Guilded Brew Tour begins and ends at the OTR Biergarten at Findlay Market. The Biergarten is located at the WEST end of Findlay Market, at the corner of West Elder and Elm Streets in Over-the-Rhine and is open Tuesday-Thursday 4P-8P, Friday-Saturday 11A-8P, and Sunday 11A-5P. Public parking is available either on the street or in the Findlay Market parking lots. Cold Cincinnati made beer is available in the Biergarten along with live music, and delicious food of all kinds is available from multiple Market vendors both before and after tours.

The Glasses and Growlers Tours and Industrious Revival Tour begins and end at the Christian Moerlein Brewery & Malthouse Tap Room. The Malthouse Tap Room is located at 1621 Moore Street in Over-the-Rhine and is open Wednesday-Friday 4P-10P and Saturday-Sunday 1P-10P. Public parking is available either on the street or in the Moerlein gravel parking lots. Cold beer made right here is available at the Tap Room, as well as delicious brats and pretzels are available at Wienerwurst Mike's inside the Tap Room.

The Hard Brewing and Easy Drinking Tour begins and ends at the Rhinegeist Brewery. Rhinegeist is located at 1910 Elm Street in Over-the-Rhine and is open Wednesday-Friday 4P-10P and Saturday-Sunday 1P-10P. Public parking is available either on the street or in the Rhinegeist parking lots. Cold beer made right here is available in the tap room both before and after tours.

The Arnold's Brothels, Bootleggers and Booze Tour begins and ends at Arnold's Bar & Grill. Arnold's is located at 210 East Eighth Street in Downtown and is open Monday-Friday 11A-2:30P and Saturday 4P-2:30A. Parking is available in numerous surface lots in the area. Arnolds has a full bar and menu specializing in above-par American comfort food.

The Washington Platform Over-the-Rhine Tour starts and ends at Washington Platform. Washington Platform is located at 1000 Elm Street and is open Sunday-Thursday 11A-9P and Friday-Saturday, 11A-11P. Parking is available in numerous surface lots in the area. The Washington Platform has a full bar and menu focusing on American comfort food with Southern flair and an emphasis on seafood.

The Heritage & Hops Tour begins and end at the Christian Moerlein Brewery & Malthouse Tap Room. The Malthouse Tap Room is located at 1621 Moore Street in Over-the-Rhine and is open Wednesday-Friday 4P-10P and Saturday-Sunday 1P-10P. Public parking is available either on the street or in the Moerlein gravel parking lots. Cold beer made right here is available at the Tap Room, as well as delicious brats and pretzels are available at Wienerwurst Mike's inside the Tap Room.