The Cowboy Trail

Your full-day craft brewery and distillery tour will start with pick-ups in Calgary and Cochrane. After a brewery & distillery stop in Cochrane, you will go through the foothills of the Rocky Mountains to Turner Valley & Black Diamond for more tour & tastings.

Brewz ‘n’ Booze Tour #1

Yeehaw! Get your stetsons ready!

This tour starts with a hearty lunch & Brewery VIP flight experience followed by a distillery visit in Cochrane.  On to Turner Valley for a special “Prohibition” tour experience, followed by time to explore the local boutiques and galleries in Black Diamond. The day finishes with a tour and flight of beer at a brewery in Black Diamond.

ALL TOURS ARE CUSTOMIZABLE FOR PRIVATE OR CORPORATE GROUPS.

**Participants must be 18 years or older, provide gov’t issued ID, and sign a waiver.
Tastings, samples, or drinking is not required to attend our tours.**

What’s in it?

Our Full Day Tour Includes:

✓ Round trip transportation on a comfortable mini-coach (driver gratuities included)

✓ Entertainment (Stand-up Comic or Drag Queen)

✓ VIP Brewery Experience, lunch, and flight of beer (4x4oz) at a local brewery (Cochrane, AB)

✓ Tour and cocktail tastings at Whispering Dutchman Distillery (Cochrane, AB)

✓ Prohibition Experience at Eau Claire Distillery with tastings, cocktail, commemorative glass and $5 off coupon (Turner Valley, AB)

✓ Tour and flight of beer (4 x 4 oz) at Hard Knox Brewery (Black Diamond, AB)

01  – Where to first?

Sit back, relax & enjoy the beautiful Alberta towns –

You will be picked up in a comfortable mini-coach from your pre-designated pick-up point in the Calgary or Cochrane area. Be prepared to sit back, relax, enjoy the scenery, and have some laughs as you are entertained by your fun guide.

From here you will head to a local brewery in Cochrane, where you will enjoy a VIP Experience and learn about the history, brewing process and the malts they use to produce their handcrafted beers, along with a guided tasting and a fabulous lunch that will set you up for the day.

After lunch you will visit a local distillery to tour their facility and try some of their award-winning unique Gins and Vodkas that are handcrafted from local ingredients.

02 – Enjoy the ride

Best Distilleries in Cochrane & Turner Valley

You’ll now get to enjoy the scenery and be entertained by your comedic guide as you drive to the next stop on your tour, Turner Valley, one of the gateways to Kananaskis and known as being the birthplace to Alberta’s petroleum industry.

This little town has so much to offer including a distillery that uses best-in-class ingredients and artisanal distilling methods to create their whiskies, gins & vodkas.

You will enjoy a guided tasting of their spirits and a craft cocktail during the funny and entertaining Prohibition Experience, where you will travel back in time to the days of Prohibition when the Moral Reform League declared war against the scourge of alcohol.

02 – Enjoy the ride

Best Distilleries in Cochrane & Turner Valley

You’ll now get to enjoy the scenery and be entertained by your comedic guide as you drive to the next stop on your tour, Turner Valley, one of the gateways to Kananaskis and known as being the birthplace to Alberta’s petroleum industry.

This little town has so much to offer including a distillery that uses best-in-class ingredients and artisanal distilling methods to create their whiskies, gins & vodkas.

You will enjoy a guided tasting of their spirits and a craft cocktail during the funny and entertaining Prohibition Experience, where you will travel back in time to the days of Prohibition when the Moral Reform League declared war against the scourge of alcohol.

03 – Black diamond & Back

Explore the town of Black Diamond

After some free time to explore the locally owned stores and galleries in Canmore’s vibrant downtown, you’ll get back on the mini-coach and head to another local brewery where you will enjoy some Appetizers and then get to learn all about the brewing process on an intimate and interactive tour experience that includes a tasting of 4 of their beers.  You can then grab a bite or have another drink while enjoying stunning panoramic views of the mountains from their restaurant.

Finally, you’ll get back on the mini-coach and head back to Cochrane or Calgary where you can arrange for safe transport from your drop-off point home.

Have a different taste?

Let’s go to the mountains!