San Antonio Now Has Another Option for Drinking and Throwing Axes


A customer gets ready to hurl an ax at a Stumpy's Hatchet House. - VIA STUMPY'S INSTAGRAM
  • Via Stumpy's Instagram
  • A customer gets ready to hurl an ax at a Stumpy's Hatchet House.
San Antonians now have another place to go full lumberjack.

Stumpy's Hatchet House will open Saturday, Sept. 29, giving residents two — count 'em, two — options if they want to have a cold one with friends and hurl hatchets at wooden targets. The first, of course, was rival chain Class Axe, which opened its Alamo City location earlier this year.

According to Stumpy's S.A. website, it will offer 12 throwing pits, plus a "beautiful" woodshed party room, food for purchase and giant Jenga. If you want to drink, you'll need to bring beer or wine from home — no hard liquor.

There are a couple of catches though. You've got to be over 21 and no open-toed footwear. (Because who likes being rushed to the emergency room with your severed piggy nestled on a bag of beer ice?)

On the website, Stumpy's also bills ax play as a perfect for corporate teambuilding. But given the cutthroat nature of the American workplace, you've got to wonder whether teambuilding around sharp objects is such a safe idea.
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