The Hopalytics team asked the 926 consumers from across the State who completed the Texas Craft Beer Survey about their thoughts on the best Texas Craft Beer bars, and here are the bars that were most mentioned in each metro-center across Texas:
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The Best Texas Craft Beer Bar:
Craft Pride, Austin
Craft Pride can be found on Rainey St in Downtown Austin, and offers an extensive volume of beer across a creative taplist. With their knowledgeable staff, friendly atmosphere and Via 313 Pizza food truck it is a must-stop for craft beer drinkers in Austin.
Address: 61 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701
The Best Texas Craft Beer Bars by metro-area:
Houston metro area
The Hop Stop, Humble
The Hop Stop in Humble offers a small, relaxed hangout with an extensive menu of local, stat-wide and national craft beers. As well as their extensive tap list, the Hop Stop also has growlers to take home and kegs for pre-order. You can see what’s on tap here.
Address: 802 1st St E, Humble, TX 77338
Dallas/Fort Worth metro area
The Bearded Monk, Denton
Denton has grown into one of the most popular areas in the Dallas/Fort Worth metro area for craft beer consumers, and most popular with those consumers is The Bearded Monk. The Bearded Monk is located on the North side of downtown Denton. See what’s on tap here.
Address: 122 E McKinney St, Denton, TX 76201
The Hoppy Monk
Consumers voted The Hoppy Monk as the best craft beer bar in San Antonio. The Hoppy Monk is based in North San Antonio and offers a large volume of taps along with food and outdoor seating. See what’s on tap here.
Address: 1010 N Loop 1604 E, San Antonio, TX 78232
Dancing Bear Pub
The Dancing Bear Pub can be found just a few blocks from Baylor University. Open every day, the pub offers happy hours and is dog and kid-friendly.
Address: 1117 Speight Ave, Waco, TX 76706
Tapology Texas Pub
The Tapology Texas Pub is found in South Corpus Christi and offers consumers over 30 craft beer taps in a friendly and welcoming environment. The pub also offers an extensive food menu for visitors.
Address: 4334 S Staples St, Corpus Christi, TX 78411
The Hoppy Monk
Like it’s sister establishment in San Antonio, The Hoppy Monk El Paso is independent owned and operated. The Hoppy Monk offers over 70 craft beer taps along with great food, cocktails and extensive whiskey, tequila and mescal menus.
Address: 4141 N Mesa St, El Paso, TX 79902
Frontera Beer Garden
Address: 3301 San Bernardo Ave #24a, Laredo, TX 78040
The Frontera Beer and Wine Garden is located just off I-35 in the northern part of Laredo. The beer garden offers a fun and friendly environment along with special events.
Midland Beer Garden
The Midland Beer Garden boasts 62 taps of craft beer, wine and cider. They also offer an extensive hand-crafted food menu. See what’s on tap here.
Address: 7112 W Hwy 80, Midland, TX 79706
Half Pint Taproom
The Half Pint Taproom & Restoration Hall boasts a live music venue and brick oven pizza to compliment its detailed craft beer selection. See what’s on tap here.
Address: 817 Ohio Ave, Wichita Falls, TX 76301
The Taylor County Taphouse
The Taylor County Taphouse is a locally owned and operated Abilene restaurant and taproom, and as well as an extensive craft beer menu it specializes in Texas comfort food! See what’s on tap here.
Address: 4002 Catclaw Dr, Abilene, TX 79606
The Aggie owned & operated pub, located very close to Texas A&M University features a large selection of craft beer. See what’s on tap here.
Address: 103 Boyett St, College Station, TX 77840
The Best Craft Beer Bars in Texas
A map of the top craft beer bars in Texas according to respondents to the Texas Craft Beer Survey: