Platform Brewery

Sample beer from 20 different Cleveland breweries!

A Touring Experience for the Beer Lover.

Cleveland Brew Bus is a great way to sit back and enjoy the wonderful breweries of Cleveland and the surrounding areas. We help people gain an understanding of the great breweries in the region, sample many of their fine beers and share our love and knowledge of craft brews!

Featured Tours

fat heads


Breweries Visited:
- The Brew Kettle
- Cornerstone Brewing Company
- Fat Heads Tap House
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busNEXT TOUR: Sat, 7/2

Market Garden Brewery

Brews and Brunch 1

Breweries Visited:
- Goldhorn Brewery
- The Bottlehouse or Portside Distillery
- Market Garden or Nano Brew
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busNEXT TOUR: Sun, 7/3

Brick and Barrel

Hidden Gems

Breweries Visited:
- Buckeye Tapstack
- Brick and Barrel
- Fat Heads Tap House
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busNEXT TOUR: Sat, 7/9

Great Lakes

Ohio City/Flats

Breweries Visited:
- Platform Beer Company or Great Lakes Brewing Company
- Market Garden or Nano Brew
- Brick and Barrel or Portside Distillery
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busNEXT TOUR: Sat, 7/9



Tours are offered:

FRIDAYS @ 6 p.m.

SATURDAYS @ 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. / Select Saturdays at 3 p.m.

SUNDAYS @ 12 p.m.

Weekday/weeknight tours available for groups of 8 or more, start times flexible. Request a group/corporate tour.


Cleveland Beer History

Interested in learning more about the remarkable story of beer and brewing in Cleveland? Our very own beer expert, owner/tour guide Leslie Basalla-McCafferty (and co-author Peter Chakerian) relate its heady tale in their book, "Cleveland Beer: History and Revival in the Rust Belt." Published by The History Press, but available right here, it's a great add-on to a Cleveland Brew Bus tour ticket or gift certificate. Click "add-ons" when purchasing your ticket/gift certificate.

Give the Gift of CBB

Want to give a Cleveland Brew Bus tour as a holiday gift, but not sure which route to book or what date to select? Never fear, gift certificates are available right here! They can be made out for any amount or number of tickets; never expire, and are good for any tour on which there is room.

Gift Certificates



  • We had a great time this past weekend with the Brew Bus! We tried lots of very unique beers from three different breweries, toured each facility, and stopped for a nice lunch. Leslie is very knowledgeable about beer and she made sure everyone had a great time. I would highly recommend this tour and I'll definitely take it again next time I'm in Cleveland!"
    John Wynn-Williams
  • I highly recommend the Cleveland Brew Bus! If you are in the Cleveland area check it out. Absolutely worth it!"
    Dutch Waylen
  • Thanks to Leslie and Brian for a great tour yesterday. You achieved your goals--had a lot of fun and learned something too! I recommend the Brew Bus whether you are a native Clevelander or just visiting."
    Neil Gamble
  • The Cleveland Brew Bus Team was well organized, entertaining, and informative. All attendees had a great time. Cheers!"
    Robert Laneve
  • Been on it twice and I enjoyed it twice. Brian is an excellent driver, while Leslie has great incite."
    Larry Meklemburg
  • Thank you Leslie and Brian for an amazing afternoon! I can't think of a better way to spend a birthday!"
    Steve Webster