Craft Breweries

The New Liquid Gold

We’re not just passionate about winemaking in El Dorado County. Discover unique craft beers inspired by our region’s history, flavors, and natural beauty, ranging from pilsners to hoppy IPAs, and delicate Kölsch to Belgian-style ales. With local breweries spanning the county from the foothills to Lake Tahoe, you’ll never be far from an authentically El Dorado microbrew.

Quench Your Thirst, El Dorado-Style

Trip Picks

South Tahoe Beer Trail

Lake Tahoe’s South Shore is blessed with a slew of locally owned craft breweries. However, deciding where to begin can be daunting! The South Tahoe Beer Trail is your road map to where to go to satisfy your Tahoe-sized thirst.  

El Dorado Ale Trail

The El Dorado Ale Trail is a collection of craft breweries found along El Dorado County’s west slope. Each brewery offers distinctly different craft beers inspired by the region’s history, recreation, and locally sourced ingredients.

Discover El Dorado County Breweries