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Beer Tastin' at the Station

Available Beginning In August! Adults 21+ Only On the Tuckasegee River Excursion Departing Bryson City, NC Booking available by phone only: 1-800-872-4681. $23 Per Adult. Plus the purchase of Train Ticket. ID's will be required by all members of party at time of ticket pick up.

Available Beginning In September!

Beer Tastin’ at the Station will offer our passengers a new “express” way to taste and experience some of the best brews and farm to table food in Western North Carolina. Collaborating with Innovation Station of Innovation Brewing and new hot spot eatery Foragers Canteen train passengers who select the Beer Tastin’ at the Station will enjoy a layover that will have their taste buds and tummies saying “Thank you!”

As you deboard in Dillsboro you'll greeted by a friendly Innovation Station Host who will direct the group to the reserved seating area in the brand new station brewery complex. Once seated and settled you'll be guided through four 5 ounce samples of Innovation Breweries select beer (IPA, Pale Ale, Seasonal, and a Blonde.)

But the tasting doesn’t stop there, paired with your brews will be some delicious bites served fresh from next door neighbor Foragers Canteen. Enjoy chips and IPA infused beer cheese, 3 two-bite tacos (Pork, Chicken and Veggie). During your samplings your Innovation Station Host will give you a behind the scenes look at where the brew magic happens and share how this hometown brewery became major players in the Micro-Brewery Scene! Passengers won’t leave empty handed; we’re sending you home with some fun swag, a Beer Tastin’ koozie and sticker to remember your time at the station!

Ticket fares subject to 7% Historic Preservation Fee. Schedules, fares, motive power, equipment, seat selection, and meals are subject to change without notice. We guarantee the class of service you select. You will be notified if a change in schedule or motive power affects your reservation. Payment in full at booking by major credit card is required to finalize a reservation. You may cancel your reservation in full or in part and receive a refund less a $14.00 fee per adult ticket and $6.00 fee per child ticket as late as 48 hours before departure. Within 48 hours of the departure the reservation becomes nonrefundable. You may reschedule any time prior to your originally scheduled departure with a $7.00 fee per ticket for another date within the same calendar year. You may not reschedule a reservation after the scheduled departure.

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