Pitcher this: You're surrounded by your closest friends, brewskis in hand, all the while enjoying stunning views of river boats and pedestrians. It’s not a fantasy when you’re in brew-tiful San Antonio. The Alamo city, known for its culinary offerings and rich history, has a surprising connection to — you guessed it — beer. If you're a beer aficionado or just someone looking for a unique local experience, here’s how you can sip through all the best beer in the heart of the city.
Alamo Beer CompanyBack to Top of List
Location: 202 Lamar St.
It doesn’t get more Alamo City than this Eastside gem. Located under the iconic Hays Street Bridge, Alamo Beer Company offers a spacious beer hall and outdoor beer garden with stunning views of the city.
With entertainment hubs like the Alamodome and The Espee minutes away, you will surely have an unforgettable time. Bonus points if you check out Big Lou’s Pizza nearby and its showstopping 42” Texas-sized pie.
Roadmap Brewing Co.Back to Top of List
Location: 723 N Alamo St.
Open 7 days a week, "all roads lead to beer" at this beacon for craft beer enthusiasts. Roadmap Brewing Co. is a downtown staple, featuring a laid-back taproom and a rotating beer selection that changes daily. Not only is this spot situated near other popular entertainment venues like the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, but it also offers an array of events Monday through Thursday after happy hour.
Breakaway Brewing CompanyBack to Top of List
Location: 1518 E Grayson St
What happens when you combine a love for cycling with a location that understands great food & drinks? You get Breakaway Brewing Company. Not only is this location dog-friendly, but its food selection is fantastic; our favorite is the Grand Tour Burger and the drink selection never fails.
Idle Beer Hall & BreweryBack to Top of List
Location: 723 N Alamo St.
Situated next to the soon-to-open Make Ready Market, this new spot is sure to impress with two full bars, an expansive dog-friendly patio, and a 10-barrel craft brewery. You can even sit back and watch the Spurs game on the projector. Once fully open, the River North destination will be home to many more eats and treats, like Thai Bird and Casa Morgana.
Künstler BrewingBack to Top of List
Location: 302 E Lachapelle
From traditional German styles, to IPAs, Belgian styles, and more - Künstler Brewing is the place to be for German-inspired vibes. Pair your drink selection with a dish from the European-inspired menu and then sit back, relax, and enjoy the ambiance! Choose from indoor seating or enjoy the fresh air with seating at their Beer Garden.
Re:Rooted 210 Urban WineryBack to Top of List
Location: 623 Hemisfair Blvd, Suite 106
Have no fear, wine lovers! We have you covered in this list too! Re:rooted 210 Urban Winery, located in the heart of San Antonio's Hemisfair, combines wine tasting (featuring wines on tap!) with incredible views of the Tower of the Americas. Enjoy your wine by the glass or growler, or even to-go!
Devils River DistilleryBack to Top of List
Location: 401 E Houston St.
If it's whiskey your palate craves, head to Devils River Whiskey steps away from our River Walk. With a collection of bourbons and whiskeys waiting for you to taste, Devils River Whiskey is also the perfect place to set up camp for an evening in San Antonio. With cigars, premium cocktails, live entertainment, and a menu to keep your energy going for the evening, you can be sure to have an unforgettable evening at this distillery.
Maverick WhiskeyBack to Top of List
Location: 115 Broadway
Speaking of whiskey, you'll be disappointed if you miss out on a tasting and tour of Maverick Whiskey. "Home of the Original Maverick," as they say, here you can learn about this location's ties to San Antonio's rich history while sipping through some of the best whiskey you've ever tasted. If you want a great experience with incredible food, delicious drinks, and an unmatched tour experience, add Maverick Whiskey to your San Antonio to-do list.