Our passion is to share the love of craft beer. Our goal is to create a Great American Brewery Tour bus that we can drive around the country to evangelize the awesome craft beer community. With your donation, you will be helping us share that passion coast-to-coast.
Once the bus is complete, we plan to use it to start fundraising to shoot a pilot episode about our travels. Garrett has a background in video production and got his start in local television in Oklahoma City. He can apply that knowledge to creating an interesting and thought-provoking look at the craft beer movement. Using the Great American Brewery Tour bus as an RV while on the road means that we'll be able to stop overnight at interesting and unique places along the way. Having this bus parked near a brewery will not only bring attention to our mission, but it will help bring people into a brewery. The bus will also be a staging point for interviews and a place to talk about the breweries that we visit.
We embarked on our inaugural Great American Brewery Tour in September of 2014. Stopping at several breweries along the way, we started in Denton, Texas and made our way North over the course of a week. Traveling through Springfield, Missouri, we visited Mother's Brewing Company and Springfield Brewing Company. In St. Louis, our beer destinations were Perennial Artisan Ales, 4 Hands, and Civil Life. 3 Floyds in Indiana showed us how some of the most sought after beer in the world is made. Pizza and beer were had in Chicago at Piece Brewery & Pizzeria. In Milwaukee we toured Lakefront Brewing and then we made our way to Madison, Wisconsin. Ale Asylum, Wisconsin Brewing Company, and New Glarus had some great beer for us in that area. On our way to Kansas City, we stopped in Des Moines at Exile Brewing Company. Once we got to Kansas City, we had BBQ and went to Boulevard Brewing Company. On our way home we made a stop at Radius in Emporia, Kansas. The inaugural Great American Brewery Tour was a huge success!
The 2nd annual tour took place exactly one year later (we always leave the week of Labor Day). In 2015 we went East along the Gulf Coast and then back to Denton. That trip took 8 days and nearly 4000 miles! It's chronicled on our website and has tons of info and pictures.
Day #1: Houston, Baton Rouge, and New Orleans
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