List of breweries in Texas

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The Magnolia Brewery Building in Houston was built in 1912.


This is a list of breweries in Texas.

Breweries and microbreweries[edit]

Brewery Location Founded Distribution On-site Notes
8th Wonder Brewery[1] Houston 2013 Cans Taproom
Alamo Beer Company[2] San Antonio 2015 Bottles
Austin Beerworks[3][4] Austin 2011 Cans Taproom
Anheuser-Busch Brewery[5][6][7] Houston 1966 Annual production of 12 million barrels as of 2013
B-52 Brewing Company[8] Conroe 2014 Kegs, cans, bottles Taprooom Barrel-aged beers
Bare Arms Brewing[9] Waco 2015 Kegs Taproom, crowlers, kegs
Barrow Brewing Company[10] Salado 2016 Kegs Taproom
Big Bend Brewing Company[11] Alpine 2012 Cans tours
Blue Owl Brewing[12] Austin 2015 Cans
BrainDead Brewing[13] Dallas 2015 Kegs, bottles Brewpub Scratch kitchen, barrel program, house and guest taps
Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company[14][15] Houston 2011 Cans
Cactus Land Brewing Company[16] Adkins 2016 Bottles; cans taproom
Cedar Creek Brewery[15][17] Seven Points 2012 Cans brewpub
Deep Ellum Brewing[18] Dallas 2011 Bottles; cans taproom
ETX Brewing Company[19] Tyler 2017 Kegs taproom
Eureka Heights Brewing Company[20] Houston 2016 Kegs Brewpub
Franconia Brewing Company[15] McKinney 2008 Bottles, Kegs
Freetail Brewing Company[21] San Antonio 2008 Bottles; cans Brewpub; brewery with taproom
Friends & Allies Brewing[22][23] Austin 2016 Cans taproom
Galveston Island Brewing[24] Galveston 2014 Kegs, Cans Taproom
Holler Brewing Company[25] Houston 2016 Kegs Taproom
Hops & Grain Brewery[26] Austin 2011 Cans taproom
Independence Brewing Co.[27] Austin 2004 Kegs, Cans, Bottles Taproom Distributes to Arkansas[28]
Intrinsic Smokehouse & Brewery[29] Garland 2015 Brewpub
Jester King Brewery[15][30] Austin 2010 Taproom
Karbach Brewing Company[15][31] Houston 2011 Bottles; cans brewpub
Lakewood Brewing Company[32] Garland 2011 Bottles; cans taproom
Live Oak Brewing Company[15][33] Austin 1997 Draft; cans taproom
Lone Pint Brewing Company[15][34] Magnolia 2012 Bottles
Martin House Brewing Company[35] Fort Worth 2013 Cans taproom
MillerCoors Brewery[6][36][37][38] Fort Worth 1966 Lone Star is made by Miller at the Fort Worth brewery. The Lone Star brand is owned by Pabst Brewing Company.[39]
Blackwater Draw Brewing Co.[40] Bryan 2010 Kegs, Cans, Bottles Taproom, Growlers
New Republic Brewing Company[40] College Station 2011 Kegs, Cans, Bottles Taproom, Beer Garden Barrel-aged beers
No Label Brewing Company[15][41] Katy 2010 Bottles taproom
NLand Brewing Company[15] Austin 2017 Kegs taproom
Rahr and Sons Brewing Company[15][42] Fort Worth 2004 Bottles
Real Ale Brewing Company[15][43][44][45] Blanco 1996 Cans, Bottles taproom
Revolver Brewing[46] Granbury 2012 Bottles
Rogness Brewing Company[47] Austin 2012 Bottles taproom
Saint Arnold Brewing Company[15][48] Houston 1994 Cans; bottles brewpub
Shannon Brewing Company[49] Keller 2014 Cans taproom
Southern Star Brewing Company[15] Conroe 2007 Cans taproom
Spoetzl Brewery[15][50] Shiner 1909 Bottles; cans Makers of Shiner beer
Texas Beer Refinery[51] Dickinson 2013 Bottles taproom
Texian Brewing Company[15][52] Richmond 2012 Kegs; bottles
Thirsty Planet Brewing Company[15][53] Austin 2010 Bottles; Kegs Makers of Thirsty Goat Amber & Buckethead IPA. Tasting Room coming in 2019.
True Vine Brewing Company[54] Tyler 2014 cans Taproom
Twin Peaks Brewing Company[55] Irving 2014 Cans Produces kegs for the Twin Peaks restaurant chain.
Under the Radar Brewery[56] Houston 2016 Kegs Taproom

Former breweries[edit]

Brewery Location Founded Dissolved
Alamo Brewing Association[6] San Antonio 1888 1893
Behloradsky Brewery[6]B San Antonio 1881 1883
Bosque Brewing[57] Waco 1995 1997
Both and Company[6] Weatherford
Charles Degen Brewery[6] San Antonio 1879 1911
Dallas Brewing Company[6] Dallas 1889 1893
Falstaff Brewing Corporation[58][59]A Galveston 1955 1981
Felix Bachrach Brewery[6] San Antonio 1890 1890
Fort Bend Brewing Company[60] Missouri City 2012 2015
Frederick Probst Brewery[6] Fredericksburg 1874 1895
Gabel's Brewery[61][62] Houston 1849 1879
Galveston Brewing Company[6]A Galveston 1895 1918
Galveston-Houston Brewers[6]A Galveston 1934 1955
Giesecke and Brothers Brewery[6] Brenham
Gustave Franke Brewery[6] Meyersville 1884 1903
Herman Frank Home Brewery[6] Bellville 1882 1918
Kreisch Brewery[6] La Grange
Lone Star Brewery[6] San Antonio 1884 1918
Lorenz Ochs and George Aschbacher Brewery[6] San Antonio 1890 1904
Lorenz Zeiss Brewery[6] Brenham
Michael Cellmer Brewery[6] Yorktown 1878 1891
Pearl Brewing Company[63]B San Antonio 1883 2001
Simon Mayer Brewery[6] Dallas 1895 1900
Texas Brewing Company[6] Fort Worth 1890 1918
Western Brewery[6] San Antonio 1855 1878
  • ^A These breweries were housed in the same physical brewery building at 3300 Church Street in Galveston.
  • ^B These breweries were housed in the same physical brewery building at 303 Pearl Parkway in San Antonio.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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