What does the tour include?
Most of our tours include transportation to breweries, wineries & distilleries, a behind-the-scenes tour with samples, water and snacks in the bus. Food and anything ordered by the customer at our stops are not included.
How many beer samples can I expect to get during the tour?
Typically you will receive approximately 3 samples per each stop during the tour. You are not obligated to drink each sample provided. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU ARRANGE TRANSPORTATION OR DESIGNATE A SOBER DRIVER BACK TO YOUR HOME OR HOTEL AT THE END OF THE TOUR.
How long do the tours take?
The brewery tour take approximately 4 hours and the winery tours take approximately 5 hours.
What locations do you visit on your tours?
We visit diverse set of breweries, distilleries and wineries operating in the KC area. The possibilities are virtually limitless. Click here to find a list of Kansas City locations that could be included in your tour itinerary!
Where do your tours start and end?
Our public tours start and end at Ollie's Local at 3044 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108 in Martini Corner.
What is your cancellation policy?
If you cancel or reschedule your tour more than 7 days before your scheduled trip departure, a fee of $25.00 will be charged for each participant. If you cancel within 48 hours of your schedule trip departure, no refund fees will be provided. No shows are responsible for 100% of trip fees.
The Barley Bus reserves the right to cancel any public event due to severe weather or if tour does not reach minimum required guests. If any public event needs to be cancelled, all current ticket holders will be notified via email in advance of the scheduled tour with option of rescheduling, credit or full refund.
Do I have to be 21 to buy a ticket?
Yes, all brew bus riders must be 21 years or older. ID’s will be checked upon boarding the bus and may be checked again by other establishments.
Do you offer tickets for guests that are not interested in drinking alcohol?
Yes, for public tours. Please contact us for a designated driver discounted ticket.
Can I book a Private Tour?
Absolutely. Please see our private tour information page. You can also call 1-855-434-BREW or email us to arrange a private tour.
What is the appropriate amount to tip our tour guide?
According to tipping.org, tour guides are typically given a gratuity of 10-20% of the price of the tour, but any amount is greatly appreciated.
WHY BARLEY BUS TOURS?
Looking for a tour from 8 to 80 people? Looking for a brewery tour, winery tour, or distillery tour? Some or all? We have it for you!
We are your one stop shop for: Company outings, Bachelor or Bachelorette Parties, Birthday Parties, Anniversaries and more. Drink & be merry and leave the rest to us!
PASSION & EXPERIENCE
Barley Bus Tours was founded by Todd Abrams & Jake Morgan, two native KC residents and life-long friends. Their years of experience and knowledge work to give you insightful tours that highlight KC's history along with appreciation of KC's breweries, wineries & distilleries.
When you love what you do like our committed team, striving to exceed expectations and provide a great experience is what drives us. With a combined 10+ years of tourism experience and consistently high rankings on TripAdvisor (currently No 1), we know the best places and ways to make your tour the memory of a lifetime.
BECAUSE WE ARE LOCALS
DON'T JUST TAKE OUR WORD
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