Grape Escape & Ales on Rails

Ales on Rails™ Beer Tasting Excursions

Take a two hour beer-tasting excursion through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. While on board, you will be introduced to five different beers. Select chef-prepared hors d’oeuvres provided.

  • For passengers 21 and over. Any persons under the age of 21 will not be permitted to board.
  • The below prices do not include delivery and preservation fees.

Goose Island, presented by House of LaRose
Saturday, August 18 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Departs at 7:30 p.m. from Rockside Station

House of LaRose is proud to present five beers from Goose Island! Climb aboard for a two-hour train ride through the National Park while you enjoy five beer selections, and five light appetizers. Tickets range from $50 and higher. Seating is assigned. Commemorative glasses included. You MUST be at least 21 years of age to ride.

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Breckenridge Brews, presented by House LaRose
Saturday, September 8 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Departs at 7:30 p.m. from Akron Northside Station

House of LaRose is happy to present five beers from Colorado’s own Breckenridge Brewery! Climb aboard for a two-hour train ride, while you enjoy five beer selections, and five light appetizers.  Tickets range from $50 and higher. Seating is assigned. Commemorative glasses included. You MUST be at least 21 years of age to ride.

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BrewDog USA
Saturday, October 13 from 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Departs at 7:30 p.m. from Rockside Station

CVSR is happy to present six beers from BrewDog USA! Climb aboard for this two our train ride through Cuyahoga Valley National park while you enjoy six beer samples. Tickets range from $65 and higher. Seating is assigned. Commemorative glass is included. You MUST be at least 21 years of age to ride.

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Germany v. Belgium 
Saturday, October 20 from 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Departs at 7:30 p.m. from Rockside Station

Both claim to be the best, but at the end of the night you’ll have to decide for yourself whether Belgium or Germany reigns supreme. Climb aboard for this two-hour train ride through Cuyahoga Valley National Park while you enjoy six beer selections and light appetizers. Tickets range from $65 and higher. Seating is assigned. Commemorative glass included. You MUST be at least 21 years of age to ride.

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Grape Escape Wine-Tasting Excursions

Enjoy a two hour wine-tasting excursion on the train! While on board you will be introduced to five different wines.  Select chef-prepared hors d’oeuvres provided.

  • For passengers 21 and over. Any persons under the age of 21 will not be permitted to board.
  • The below prices do not include delivery and preservation fees.

Italian Wines
Saturday, September 15 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Departs at 7:30 p.m. from Akron Northside Station

Mix one-part train ride with one-part wine highlighting the most romantic culture in history (Italian) and BAM! You have yourself one wonderful night. Climb aboard for this two-hour train ride through the National Park where you will be served five wines selection and paired appetizers. Tickets range from $60 and higher. Seating is assigned. Commemorative glass is included. You MUST be at least 21 years of age to ride.

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Autumn Reds
Saturday, October 27 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Departs at 7:30 p.m. from Rockside Station

The leaves have changed, the wind is blowing, and it’s a perfect time to relax and enjoy a glass of wine! Climb aboard for this two-hour train ride through Cuyahoga Valley National Park while you enjoy six wine selections and light appetizers. Tickets range from $80 and higher Seating is assigned. Commemorative glass is included. You MUST be at least 21 years of age to ride.

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Ales on Rails™ is sponsored by Sunbelt Rentals.