Top 9 Craft Brewery Tours in DFW
It’s no secret that craft beer has taken the nation by storm. Where, in the past, folks were content with mass produced beer that they could buy cheap and drink anywhere, these days, beer drinkers love high quality, exclusive beer, brewed locally and by experts.
Luckily, if you live in the DFW area, craft breweries are essentially around every corner. Most of them offer tours to allow locals and tourists alike the opportunity to sample their beers at a cheap price, and take home their favorites. Whether you’re the most educated of beer lovers or are just jumping into the craft beer scene, you don’t want to miss these craft breweries.
1) Grapevine Craft Brewery
Where “craft is their middle name” and community is just as important as brewing incredible beer, Grapevine Craft Brewery aims to brew beers that are approachable, and clean, that anyone will enjoy. Their taproom and beer garden is open 7 days a week, with options as affordable as $2.
2) Peticolas Brewing Company
This family owned brewery in Dallas focuses on down to earth, expertly crafted beers. You can tour their brewery on the first and third Saturday of each month, or visit their taproom on Thursday-Friday from 4 PM-10 PM, with varying hours on the weekend.
3) Deep Ellum Brewing Company
Deep Ellum brewery has had enough of bad beer. They’re out to set the standard for craft beer, both in Dallas and across the US. For a fun, unique experience, visit their taproom from 11 AM-10 PM Monday-Thursday, or go to one of their open houses every Saturday from 12 PM - 3 PM. Tickets for the open house are $12 online or $15 at the door and includes three beers, a glass, and live music.
4) Four Corners Brewing Co.
Newly relocated to the Cedars in south Dallas, Four Corners’ taproom is open everyday, until midnight on most days, and is known for their friendly environment, and of course, incredible beer.
5) Lakewood Brewery
With roots in traditional Belgian brewing techniques, combined with modern innovation, Lakewood Brewery offers small batch beer, crafted with both science and art in mind. You can tour their brewery every Saturday at 1 PM, 3 PM, or 5 PM, or visit their taproom everyday of the week.
6) Community Beer Company
Located in the heart of Dallas, Community Beer Company offers microbrews and a welcoming environment. You can tour their brewery every Saturday from 2 PM - 5 PM or visit their taproom on Wednesday and Thursday from 5 PM - 9 PM, or Friday and Saturday from 5 PM - 10 PM.
7) Nobel Rey Brewing Company
This “unique and forward thinking” brewery sells their beer all over Dallas, but the best experience, they’d say, is to visit them at their source. You can visit Nobel Rey’s brewery any day of the week, with guided tours offered every Saturday.
8) Bishop Cider Co.
Bishop Cider Co. makes, you guessed it, a huge variety of ciders and hopes to educate people on their drinks while offering a welcoming environment for people to come hang out and drink. Their tasting room is the heart of their business and is open everyday except Monday.
9) Braindead Brewing
Offering a full menu of food and beer, Braindead Brewing is open everyday from 11 AM till at least midnight