Lagers and Ales While You Ride the Rails In Alaska
September 28, 2010 at 10:49 AM
If you’re looking for the ultimate designated driver, Alaska is where you’ll find one. The Alaska Railroad usually runs trains through the scenic mountains and rivers of Alaska, and this weekend they’ll be doing what they usually do; however, they’re adding a little more fun to their bar car. The Great Alaska Beer Train runs on Saturday, October 2, so you’ve only got a little more than a week to get up north.
Tickets are $159 per person, which is a little pricey, but that does include plenty of adult beverages as well as a pretty scenic ride through the wilderness. Your booze
cruise train will depart at 4pm, and then will travel around 80 miles from Anchorage to Portage. You’ll be back around 8:30pm, so be sure to have a taxi waiting to take you back to the hotel.
Once aboard, you’ll be enjoying six half pints of beer brewed fresh in-town by the Glacier BrewHouse. Of course you’ll need something to satisfy your beer munchies, so there will be plenty of appetizers and snacks to munch on. If you need more than the six provided samples, we’re sure a decent tip to the bartender could result in a couple bonus samples.
Unfortunately, you can’t book this trip online, so you’ll have to do things the old fashioned way. Give them a call at 800-544-0552, and just tell them what you want to do.
[Photo: Official Site]