Humboldt County is known for its excellent craft beers and small breweries. Tours and tastings are not just for wine lovers anymore; beer aficionados are embraced in Humboldt County. Learn how local craft brewers create their libations as you explore the process behind your favorite bottled brew. Lucky visitors may be able to take a taste at the end of their tour, depending on what stage of brewing the beer is in; call ahead for reservations and recommendations on when to tour. These local breweries welcome visitors:
- Eel River Brewing Co. (restaurant)
1777 Alomar Way, Fortuna (google map)
- Mad River Brewing Co. (tasting room)
101 Taylor Way, Blue Lake (google map)
- Six Rivers Brewing Co. (restaurant)
1300 Central Ave, McKinleyville (google map)
After your tour, enjoy a meal at Eel River Brewing Company’s Taproom & Grill, serving an array of fine organic and local fare. Six Rivers Brewing Company’s restaurant serves up a great selection of dishes, as well as live music almost every night. Mad River Brewing Company does not serve food, but has a tasting room with live music weekly and a sampler tray of their beers. Visit local breweries for a true taste of Humboldt County.