1998 - The 1st BeerTrip
The Great Beers of Belgium with Goose Island Brewing Company Owners, Brewers, Board Members, and VIP's. Working with brewer Greg Hall, we developed a very beery itinerary that has stood the test of time. This trip been refined over the years.
1999 - An "Original" Dot Com
BeerTrips.com officially came into existence in 1999, when the domain name was purchased. So while not exactly a dot com boom, BeerTrips is a pretty catchy name! Who knew what the future would hold!
1999 - 1st edition of Prague, Bamberg & Oktoberfest in Munich
Another of our original trips that has been operated for the past 20 years. A true classic among Beer Trips!
2001 - The post 9/11 Trips
We operated trips in The Czech Republic, Germany, and Belgium soon after the tradedgy. The outpouring of good will was truly staggering. We traveled about 2 weeks after that event, in stark contrast with Covid travel timelines. Airports were changed forever.
2002 - England
2003 - ABC's of Beer - Amsterdam Brussels and Cologne
2004 - St. Petersburg, Moscow, Krakow, and Prague
2005 - Farmhouse Ales of Belgium and France
Rome, Bologna Tuscany Venice
2008 - Luxembourg
2017 - Norway
2019 - Cuba
2021 - Iceland
Since then we have built and operated trips over 15 countries and counting.