Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in my registration?
— With your registration you receive access to the entire event, a complimentary t-shirt, an event guide to collect stamps at each locations, at least 3 FREE BEERS and guided transportation along all participating taprooms. Not enough? Check out our tickets page to see what else is included? Various ticket options include additional perks.

Where do I check in?
— We will be equippped to check your party in at the taproom of your choice. When you register online, you will be asked to select your starting location. Show up Saturday and we'll provide you with all the materials you'll need for the crawl! From there, buses will be constantly looping the route, making it easy for you to hop on and off, spending asmuch or as little time at each location as you wish - at your own pace.

Do I have to be there by 2pm?
— Nope! We'll be around all day to get you checked in, and buses will be constantly looping until 9pm. Show up whenever you like - we'll be waiting!

Who does the event benefit?
— The event benefits a local nonprofit, Matter. Matter is a movement of people, businesses & organizations who believe they have the power to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges right in their own two hands. One of the biggest challenges we face today is the lack of access to health. All humankind, regardless of race, income, religion, or sex, can have the same access to a full and healthy life. It is only then that we can create a world where we all matter. Learn more at

I am part of a (corporate group, bridal party, lumberjack association, softball team, softball team fan-club, beer-drinking club, etc. and would like to know if group discounts are possible?
— Sure! Groups of 8 or more are eligible for special pricing. Please email to learn more!

Will transportation be provided between breweries?
— You Betcha. Buses will be providing free constant transportation between SELECT breweries. However, please wear appropriate footwear and be prepared to walk a couple block between North Loop breweries.

Can I sign up same-day at the event?
— Space is limited. To be respectful of the taprooms' capacities, space for this event is limited and will sell out. Tickets are first-come-first-serve so please try to purchase your tickets ahead of time. And keep in mind. tickets will increase $5 at the door!

What about the event app?
— We've got one!: Use the app to receive live updates throughout the day, access detailed transportation details, participate in the Best Dressed Competition, see additional details about the Taprooms and Community Partners, vote for the best brew, and more! Get it now: via Yapp

Do I have to take the buses?
— You are totally free to get around however you like. If waiting for the free bus isn't quite your style, you are absolutely welcome to go for a run, ride a bike, plan a sober ride, call a taxi, take advantage of public transportation, or whatever suits your fancy. #DoWhatYoudo. You are responsible for your own safety at and between the breweries. However you decide to commute, please be safe and considerate of other commuters.

Do I have to purchase a beer at each location to get the stamp?
— Nope! And if you think you've had enough beer for the day, you shouldn't! Volunteers will be waiting for you at each location and happily stamp your guide upon entering the brewery. Don't forget to collect each stamp to have a chance to win a prize at the end!

Can I use my Northern Ale Guide along the way?
— For sure! Many of the breweries along the crawl are participating in the 2017 Northern Ale Guide. Purchase a beer at the taprooms listed in the guide, present your book, collect your stamp, and drink another free beer!

Can I get food along the way?
— Of course! You think we'd let you go to this many breweries and not eat something? Awesome food trucks will be available at ALL participating breweries.

Rules of the Crawl

• All attendees must have valid driver’s license or government issued form of I.D. that 21 years of age.
• No drinking and driving! Please plan a safe ride home (or check out local hotels). 
• At registration, you grant permission for your photo and video to be taken for promotional purposes. 
• Transportation assistance will be provided between select breweries, but you are ultimately responsible for your own safety at and between taprooms. 
• Lumberjacks put safety over speed. We want to make sure you can fully enjoy all the taprooms - please pace your drinking and do not over-indulge. 
• We reserve the right in our discretion, to remove any individuals for including but not limited to intoxication, fighting and rudeness. You will be escorted out of the event without refund and not allowed back in!
• All attendees must be properly dressed (This doesn't mean you have to be a lumbejack, but please have shirt, shoes, and support a great community by minimizing potentially offensive clothing. 
• Sorry, but pets are not allowed at all taprooms. Let your pets enjoy a relaxing day at home. 
•  Have fun!

Don't see your question on the list? No problem! Contact us today and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.