It’s officially summer time, and what better way to kick back and relax than to enjoy some local craft beer and cocktails. Dallas/ Fort Worth has plenty to offer, and boasts many popular breweries and distilleries. Book your weekend getaway in Dallas/ Fort Worth and check out our top local favorites.
Firestone & Robertson Distillery: You’ve likely heard or enjoyed of TX Whiskey and TX Bourbon, make sure you visit Firestone & Robertson Distillery so you can see how and where these drinks are made. Located in Fort Worth off I-820 S and on the golf course of Glen Garden Country Club, the Whiskey Ranch is the largest distillery west of the Mississippi and offers tours by appointment. On these tours you will be able see the still house, the bottling house, the whiskey scientists at work and even taste 120 proof whiskey before it goes in the barrel. You also get to see the unique leather caps TX is famous for being made. You can also book the Oak Room for large private events including weddings and meetings or just stop by and try a Pecan Old Fashioned at the TX Tavern. Be sure to visit the Ranch Store, full of distillery merchandise and items made by authentic Texas artisans.
Address: 4250 Mitchell Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76119
Community Beer Co.: If you find yourself in Dallas near the Design District craving a good beer or just a cool place to hang out, check out Community Beer Company! Enjoy the taproom Wednesdays and Thursday 5pm to 9pm and Fridays and Saturdays 5pm to 10pm, plus you can participate in open houses and tours every Saturday from 2pm to 5pm with redeemable drink tickets and live music. At the taproom, make sure to try one of the world’s best Belgian-style witbiers and funnel cake ale in honor of the Texas State Fair. There’s always something fun happening at the brewery including trivia every Wednesdays at 7pm, sporting event watch parties and a charity events. Community Beer Company is more than a beer company, it’s a way to get connected with the community and enjoy a brew at the same time!
Address: 1530 Inspiration Drive, Dallas, TX 75207
BlackEyed Distilling: Cooked, distilled and bottled in Fort Worth, BlackEyed Vodka is the first vodka in the world to be made out of black-eyed peas. Located at Fort Worth’s historic Fire Station No. 5 off of I-30 W, BlackEyed Distilling offers tours every Saturday at 2:30pm and opens its tasting room Fridays from 5-9pm and Saturdays from 2-9pm. Enjoy a once in a lifetime opportunity drinking vodka made of black-eyed peas and enjoy some games while waiting for your cocktail made by friendly bartenders.
Address: 503 Bryan Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Deep Ellum Brewing Company: The home of local favorite crafts including Dallas Blonde (Blonde Ale), Neato Bandito (a Mexican style Lager) and Deep Ellum IPA; Deep Ellum Brewing Company is a name to remember. Located in one of Dallas’ liveliest neighborhoods, this company chose the perfect location to showcase their personality. Enjoy open house every Saturday from 12pm-3pm, or take advantage of the taproom all week long.
Address: 2823 St Louis St, Dallas, TX 75226
Firestone & Robertson Distillery: 2 free distillery tour tickets as well as 25% off merchandise.
Community Beer Co.: 50% off the price of beer at the Community Taproom.
Woodcreek Brewing: 50% off the price of beer at the Woodcreek Taproom.