This 'Hop Train' Lets You Sip Craft Beers As You Tour the California Countryside

The Napa Palisades Beer Company is taking over Napa Valley Wine Train—and you can "hop" aboard for $75.

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All aboard! Beer-lovers, here's your answer to the wine train trend. Napa Valley Wine Trains is partnering with to launch an experience for those who prefer pale ale over pinot noir, cans over corks. It's called the , and you can hop on for just $75 (or $50 if you're a local).

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Not only will passengers get a two-hour tour of stunning Napa Valley, but they'll also enjoy bar bites by Chef Donald Young (chipotle chicken tacos, caprese salad, buffalo wings, mushroom toast, and smoked duck sliders), and of course, local craft brews (the aptly named Loco IPA, 1849 Gold Rush Red Ale, and Little Loco Session IPA).

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Napa Palisades Beer Company

A refreshing cold one in an open-air car with panoramic views of California wine country? We'll cheers to that! While it may seem strange to sip a pint on a journey through vineyards, the Hop Train offers an alternative adventure (and a way to satisfy beer-drinkers) during your wine country getaway.

Of course, if you'd rather stick with the vino theme, Napa Valley Wine Trains has a number of as well. Or, for more family-friendly excursions, check out these scenic train rides for kids.

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Napa Valley Wine Train

The Hop Train rides take place Mondays, starting June 18, 2018, from 5:45-7:45 p.m. (that's right: golden hour). or call 800-427-4124 to book.

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