Seattle Entrepreneur Launches “Local Craft Distillery Tours”

Photo credit to Eric Rust Photography

You may have heard of him or have seen him at some of Seattle’s top events, Craig Krueger is no stranger to the “craft” scene as he worked his way up to become one of Seattle’s best craft bartenders, known for creating unique and amazing cocktails. The young, rising entrepreneur has previously built Shake Bartenders, a sophisticated cocktail bartending service that spans from Los Angeles, Orange County, Palm Springs, San Diego and hometown Seattle.  With clean presentation, attention to detail and the ability to connect with guests has made him an award-winning company.

The new company Local Craft Tours was created by Tara Fuller and Craig Krueger to provide a memorable and exciting experience through the stills of Seattle. Tara grew up as a local to the Seattle area and has an extensive background in marketing and small business. The two come together to create a dynamic partnership. Local Craft Tours prides themselves in supporting and partnering with small, local grassroots businesses in and around Seattle.

Throughout the tour, guests will learn about the prohibition era in Seattle and the history and industry of spirits in the area.

Each 2.5 hour tour consists of:

  • 12+ local spirit tastings
  • Three exclusive craft distillery tours
  • Craft Cocktails
  • Artisan snacks from award winner chefs
  • Unique take-home gift
  • Luxury transport in a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter


Local Craft Tours is proud to partner with only local boutique businesses and showcases only craft distilleries that produce small batch, high quality spirits. Local Craft Tours include: The Speakeasy Distillery Tour ($89 per person), The Secret Knocks & Passwords Bar Hop (private tour for up to 10 participants, $899), The Private Parlor Room Distillery Tour (private tour for up to 10 participants, $799) and special seasonal tours.

“We are so excited to offer Seattleites and visitors a truly distinctive experience with our exclusive distillery tours, one-on-one time with the master distillers and a view into Seattle during the prohibition era, all with a craft cocktail in hand,” said Tara Fuller, Local Craft Tour founder. “Local Craft Tours are a fun way to get together with friends, family or co-workers for an amazing experience that is uniquely Seattle.”

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Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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