Grab a barstool and a brew! At the end of a long day or long week nothing’s better than a homebrew to ease the day and set the scene for a nice evening. The Dallas/Fort Worth metro boasts breweries and pubs to rival all others! Just take your pick and enjoy!
Armadillo Ale WorksP.O. Box 3 Denton TX 76202 940-580-4446 www.armadilloaleworks.com Crafting quality brews to a city that earns it this brewery adventure started small but gained momentum with funding through Kickstart and the support of beer lovers. They currently brew at Deep Ellum Brewery but plan to have their own Denton facility in the near future. Check out their Beer Finder to see where you can sit and sip one of their crafty creations.
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse4901 Belt Line Rd. Dallas TX 75254 972-392-4600 www.bjsrestaurants.com With locations nationwide and offerings known by many this brewhouse offers something more familiar or a favorite brew you know and love. Sometimes you just need to fill the mug up a favorite and you’re not quite ready to test out a local variety. You’ll get good food and a good brew with no surprises.
Community Beer Company1530 Inspiration Dr. Suite 200 Dallas TX 75207 214-751-7921 www.communitybeer.com/ Located in downtown Dallas Community Beer Co. is an integral part of its community offering IPAs ales lagers and witbier. They support the local community by not only offering special crafts but by also supporting the arts as well. Stop by for a tour with tasting or rent the facilities for an event that will be the talk of the town.
Deep Ellum Brewing Company2823 St. Louis St. Dallas TX 75226 214-888-3322 Run by four guys with big personalities and even bigger hankerings for craft beer this is the flagship brewery of Dallas proper. A little bit artsy and a little bit rock’n’roll this place attracts a younger following but boasts great brews. Take a tour and come with a fun group of friends. They offer standards brews throughout the year along with fun seasonals like the Cherry Chocolate Double Stout in February!
Firewheel Brewing Co.2806 Lawing Ln. Ste. C Rowlett TX 75088 214-725-9080 www.firewheetbrewing.com Operating under the mission of “Life’s too short for bad beer” this brewing company aims to break the bad habit of drinking watered down flavorless beer. They brew high quality craft and specialty beers that are worth drinking and serving. Their products can be found in a number of establishments and you can enjoy a tour with samples to see just how they craft their creations.
Four Corners Brewing Company423 Singleton Blvd. Dallas TX 75212 214-748-2739 www.fcbrewing.com Located just west of downtown Dallas Four Corners takes local flavor and makes it their own in a crafted draft that goes down smooth. Some brews are year-round while others are seasonal. Enjoy a mug in house or tour the operations to learn more about what they do.
Franconia Brewing Company495 McKinney Pkwy McKinney TX 75071 972-542-0705 www.restauraniji.com/tx/mckinney/franconia-brewing-company-/ With a brewing heritage dating back to the 1800’s this brewery is more than just local it’s a fine establishment for the best in Bavarian brewing. Combining German heritage with local flavors Franconia crafts drafts that are some of the most genuine in the area. Learn about their brewing process and how they make your favorite flavor. Their unique process hails from Germany so get ready for the real thing!
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant8060 Park Ln. Dallas TX 75231 214-369-2739 www.gordonbiersch.com Close to so much that is happening in Park Lane this brewery offers all that is Gordon Biersch. Looking for a good German brew you’ve come to the right place. They craft to German Purity Law or Reinheitsgebot and use authentic malt from Bamberg along with Bavarian hops to create flavors for all tastes.
Humperdinks Restaurant & Brewpub2208 W. NW Hwy. Dallas TX 75220 214-358-4159 6050 Greenville Ave. Dallas TX 75206 214-368-1203 www.humperdinks.com With a few locations in the DFW area you can enjoy good food and good brews at any of their locations. This award-winning brewery offers year-round favorites along with seasonal specialites all served ice cold in pints mugs or goblets. Stop by for their famous Happy Hour Dallas style and sample the local brews made on premise. Looking to share with friends order and pickup a Keg to Go of your favorites and your party will be one remembered!
Lakewood Brewing Company2302 Executive Dr. Garland TX 75041 972-864-BEER (2337) https://www.lakewoodbrewingcompany.com/ With roots from Belgium but crafted in Texas find a unique blend of cultures in an icy cold brew. With year-round favorites and specialties for each season you will find something to quench your thirst and pair up with a good meal. Tour the brewery to see what you like then find it in a store near you. The brewery is also available for rent to make for a memorable event.
Martin House Brewing Company220 S. Sylvania Ave. Ste. 209 Fort Worth TX 76111 817-222-0177 www.martinhousebrewing.com/ In the spirit of the adventurous Purple Martin Texan bird Martin House offers good times with good friends. They offer the best brewed with a passion. Customers are an extension of their brewing family and the beers they brew are an extension of life. They offer a wide variety of brews depending on the type you like. Want to sample a few? Book and tour the facility to see how they make their offerings so special and why it’s their passion.
Peticolas Brewing Company2026 Farrington St. Dallas TX 75207 214-234-7600 www.peticolasbrewing.com/ Open for special events and tours enjoy this brewery’s finest at select locations and at Whole Foods stores. Offering up a unique selection of flavors year-round and some winter specialties Peticolas produces some of the area’s finest ales and beers receiving numerous awards and accolades. Check out their website for a list of places to find their brews.
Rahr and Sons Brewing Company701 Galveston Ave. Fort Worth TX 76104 817-810-9266 www.rahrbrewing.com Family owned and operated this brewery features hometown brews with a warm atmosphere. They welcome beer lovers to come tour their facility to get to know their beers better. Mingle with others in the Hofbrau-style tasting room and enjoy their unique “Brew Cruises”. It’s not just about beer here it’s about community.
Treestrike Brewing Company1313 Pecos Dr. Southlake TX 76092 817-372-2500 www.treestrike.com Named for the inspirational lightening that struck owner Matthew Close’s front yard tree Treestrike is a culmination of dreams and passions for brewing the best. With a variety of unique homebrews you are sure to find a new favorite amongst the offerings. Brews range from the fiery Down the Hatch Chile Beer to the swanky Platinum Blonde Ale. They’re not quite ready to sell brews yet; but you can sign up for a class to learn about the craft and enjoy a few samples while you’re at it!
Uncle Buck’s Brewery & Steakhouse2501-1 Bass Pro Dr. Grapevine TX 76051 972-691-5100 www.restaurants.basspro.com/UncleBucksSteakhouse/ Mostly a steakhouse this place boasts a working in-house brewery to pair up with your meal. Using domestically malted barley the best hops and a specially selected strain of brewer’s yeast they offer standard beer styles year-round plus 3 guest taps along with seasonal brews.
World of Beer5005 S. Cooper St. Arlington TX 76017 817-471-1101 www.wobusa.com Whether it’s football night or an evening to enjoy good music know that you’ll be pairing it with the finest of brew spirits and Tavern Fare. Enjoy our own brews and spirits or choose from a wide variety of others. With Loyalty Nights and events galore there’s always something happening at WOB so gather your friends and make a date to meet and share good beer.
Zio Carlo Magnolia Brew Pub1001 W. Magnolia Ave. Fort Worth TX 76104 817-923-8000 www.gr8ale.com Take a load off and chill a bit. This place has just the thing to quench your thirst and fill your appetite. Great service and great Italian food round out the wide selection of Texas craft beer and USA brews. Enjoy indoors or on the cool patio along with live music to make the evening end on a high note.