Winter Beer Tasting

Winter Beer Tasting

Climb aboard the train on a crisp winter evening and warm up with friends or family as you sample beer! This winter sip on a selection of five beers as you ride through Cuyahoga Valley National Park after dark on one of our Ales on Rails™ excursions. Each train ride is two-hours, and in addition to beer samples, passengers also receive light appetizers and a commemorative beer glass to take home! Seating options for Ales on Rails™ are available in suites, lounge, dome, first class, table car or coach. Tickets range from $60 to $95 per person. Read below for 2019 Ales on Rails™ dates through February!

January 19, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. from Rockside Station

We’ve compiled the top five beers most highly rated, so you don’t have to! Featuring five beers rated highly by Beer Advocate.

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February 9, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. from Rockside Station

Celebrate Valentine’s day with these Cincinnati-based brews! Featuring five beers from Rhinegeist.

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March 16, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. from Akron Northside Station

Enjoy beer right from the Rubber City! Featuring five beers from Akron.

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March 30, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. from Akron Northside Station

Enjoy the best of the best from the Bluegrass State! Featuring five wines from Altech’s Kentucky.

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Please note: this excursion is only for passengers ages 21+.

Not a beer person? Check out our Grape Escape excursions instead!

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Katie Brewer

Katie Brewer



Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has canceled all train rides from March 13—September 30 due to COVID-19. View More Information

Memberships and gift certificates will be extended based on the number of months train rides are canceled.