Brewery tours are never disappointing. You get to learn a bit more about the process of brewing while drinking the freshest beer available. My travels often revolve around finding the best breweries. Here you can find a list of the breweries that I’ve visited. Depending on the access I am given, some reviews are more in depth than others. I also visit local breweries somewhat regularly, and will update them as needed:
This list is very much a work in progress.
Santa Clara Valley
Barrels and Bottles
Gordon Biersch Las Vegas