For those who can’t plan their own events, here’s a list of established happenings…
Tri-Beer: The Triangle Beer Meetup – Beer gatherings and special events in the Raleigh, North Carolina area. meetup.com/tribeer
Lagunitas Skunk Train – Annual beer train through the redwood forests of northern California. lagunitas.com
Good Beer Lunches – Australian group bringing craft beer to corporate tastings, social clubs, as well as private and social events. goodbeers.com.au
Brews Cruise – Van tours of breweries in Denver, CO, and Asheville, NC. brewscruise.com
Beertrips.com – Beer tours to destinations such as Belgium, Germany, Britain, France, Russia, Poland, the USA and Czech Republic.
Bier Mania! – Cultural beer tours to Europe. bier-mania.com
The Beer Sommelier – Beer tastings and education for groups or businesses in the Southeast. thebeerexpert.com
BeerBike Amsterdam – Pedal-powered pub tour. beerbike.co.uk
Urban Beer Hikes – Seattle pub-crawl guide and blog. urbanbeerhikes.com
Beerdinners.com – Complete guide for food and beer pairings.
The Little Beer Bus – Hudson Valley brewery tours for birthdays and special events. thelittlebeerbus.com
Owen Ogletree is a BCJP National Beer Judge and Georgia beer writer who runs Athens' Classic City Brew Fest and the Atlanta Cask Ale Tasting.