8 Tap Rooms Every San Antonian Should Visit 

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Alamo Beer Company
415 Burnet St. (210) 872-5589, alamobeer.com
Hours: 3-9 p.m. Thursday, 3 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday
Why You Need to Visit: Alamo Beer has turned the beer hall and beer garden into must visit Downtown destinations — and whether you’re a hardcore beer nerd or just a casual fan, they brew a beer for you!
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Blue Star Brewing Company
1414 S. Alamo St., (210) 212-5506, bluestarbrewing.com
Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-midnight
Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday
Why You Need to Visit: Celebrating 20 years as San Antonio’s oldest craft brewery, Blue Star is a great place to catch some live music and enjoy some world-class beer like the Texican Lager or their Flying Pig Extra Pale Ale. Blue Star is the home of Big Band Jazz in San Antonio every Tuesday night.
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Branchline Brewing Co.
3633 Metro Pkwy. (361) 290-8817, .branchlinebrewing.com
Hours: 4-9 p.m. Friday, 2-8 p.m. Saturday
Why You Need to Visit: Branchline is San Antonio’s second oldest production brewery and it is just now hitting its stride with the opening of its tap room this August. Go by and honor our five-time champs with Branchline’s Silver & Black IPA.
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Busted Sandal Brewing Company
7114 Oaklawn Drive, (210) 872-1486, bustedsandalbrewing.com
Hours: 5-9 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 2-9 p.m. Saturday
Why You Need to Visit: Based on the belief that great craft beer can be hand-crafted with locally sourced seasonal ingredients, Busted Sandal is the place to be fore lovers of beer. The taproom has a great family feel and when you visit, it’s like going to hang out with a buddy.
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Ranger Creek Brewing &Distilling
4834 Whirlwind Drive, (210) 775-2099, drinkrangercreek.com Hours: 5-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday (tasting room)
Why You Need to Visit: The staff at Ranger Creek are true artisans, crafting fine beer and whiskey in their “brewstillery.” The tasting room is also warm and inviting and a great place to do some whiskey sipping, some beer drinking, and some storytelling with friends.
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Freetail Brewing Co.
2000 S. Presa St. (210) 625-6000, freetailbrewing.com
Hours: 4-9 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 2-9 p.m. Saturday
Why You Need to Visit: Freetail owner Scott Metzger was the tip of the spear when it came to changing the laws of what craft brewers could do in this state. You can see the results here with his brewery and taproom. Want to watch the Spurs or a soccer game? Want to enjoy one of Freetails “regular” or seasonal beers? How about watch a movie with some new friends? The taproom is the place to be.
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The Granary 'Cue & Brew
602 Avenue A, (210) 228-0124, thegranarysa.com
Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday
Why You Need to Visit: Any place that celebrates barbecue and beer is a place you need to visit. When you do, make sure to try their shandy. More than likely, it’s going to be hot in SA for a bit and this mix of their house sodas, beers, and ice is a great way to cool off.
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Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery
136 E. Grayson St., Suite 120, (210) 455-5701, southerleigh.com
Hours: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 11 a.m.-midnight Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.- midnight Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
Why You Need to Visit: Nestled in the heart of The Pearl, Southerleigh intricately weaves its dining menu with its craft beer. Their Gold Expert Lager is the very definition of a sessional beer.
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Alamo Beer Company
415 Burnet St. (210) 872-5589, alamobeer.com
Hours: 3-9 p.m. Thursday, 3 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, noon-9 p.m. Sunday
Why You Need to Visit: Alamo Beer has turned the beer hall and beer garden into must visit Downtown destinations — and whether you’re a hardcore beer nerd or just a casual fan, they brew a beer for you!
Photo via Instagram, daleblasingame