NTX BEER WEEK GUIDE - North Texas Beer Week


NTX BEER WEEK GUIDE - North Texas Beer Week

BIG GIANT BEER WEEK THANK YOU!Dallas Beer Week started 3 years ago and was the original visionof Cathy and Jay Rascoe from Houston. They got the ball rollingand then happily turned the reins over to the current group ofmisfits who are putting it together. They deserve a hugeMetroplex hug from everyone involved for having the foresight toplant the seed.This year’s version has taken some mighty leaps and in someways feels like the inaugural event. A tremendous amount ofeffort and time were donated by Board Members. Without thesefolks and their generous donations of time and brain powerthere’s no way it happens.So a very, very big THANK YOU goes out to our Board Members:Bob Sullivan (Andrews Distributing), Chad Montgomery (Big TexasBeer Festival), Corey Pond (The Common Table & UntappedFestival), Fritz Rahr (Rahr & Sons Brewing Co.), Jordan Moon(Dallas Brew Scene & Dallas Brew Bus), Kyle Hansen (Ben E. Keith),Matt Dixon (Dallas Brew Scene & Dallas Brew Bus), Sam Wynne(The Flying Saucer & Meddlesome Moth), Scooter Hendon (TexasBrews)There are many others to thank – we apologize if we overlookedanyone. Here’s a smattering of those who played a key role thisyear:Alec Drake, Jeff Catlin, Marie Hopkins (Sportsradio 1310 TheTicket), Michael Lindquist (Fort Worth Weekly), Jennifer Robinson(Dallas Observer), Brett Bowden (Printed Threads), Jamie Fulton(Community Beer Co.), Brian Brown (Plano Craft Beer Examiner),Tony Drewry (Shotgun Friday & #Shitdang), Ryan Duncan(Untapped Festival), Gabe Cardinale (Flying Saucer), NellieMontgomery (Big Texas Beer Fest), Adam Gonzales (Zio Carlo),Joshua Wright (Fort Worth Brew Scene). And many more –someone buy these guys a beer!

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THE TIMES THEY ARE A CHANGIN’BY MATT DIXONDALLAS BREW SCENEWWW.DALLASBREWSCENE.COMCraft beer is SO hot right now it could take a crap, wrap it in tinfoil,put a couple fish hooks on it and sell it to Queen Elizabeth as earrings.Consumers are finally starting to realize there is more to beer thanhyped up, scientifically enhanced vessels (see: vortexes, colorchanging mountains, or poking can holes in the name of smootherpours).While North Texans have long been known to throw back more thantheir share of brews from the “Big 3”, places like Boulder, Portland,and San Diego have embraced locally crafted brews for decades. Ihave been lucky to travel to many of these locales for my day job and,up until not long ago, would return from these trips dumbfounded byhow far behind our local craft beer scene was. Their taps and shelveswere not only filled with locally brewed options but chock full of beersfrom all around the country and world, many of which I had onlydreamed of trying (yes, I’m a huge nerd). Craft beer was a part of theculture in these cities, many of which contain a fraction of thepopulation here in NTX. I couldn’t fathom how the fourth largestmetropolitan area in the United States, the place I was born andraised, didn’t have a more robust craft beer scene.Dallas Brew Scene was born out of this frustration; Jordan and Iselfishly wanted better beer to drink, be it locally produced orotherwise. When we went live on February 2012 there were 3operating breweries in all of North Texas; Franconia, Rahr, and DeepEllum. Flash forward a year and a half and there are over a dozen,filling the ever growing number of taps and shelves focused on qualityproduced brews, with more on the way. Some of the same big names Isought out on my trips have begun to distribute their wares here inTexas. Brews from the likes of Ballast Point, Founders, FirestoneWalker and more were but a beer nerds’ dream in the not so distantpast. Retail shops and bars now boast an ever growing selection ofbrews made right here in NTX with a focus on quality. To put it short,there are now more ways than ever to drink local in the Metroplex.

But a more robust selection of craft brews is only part of what’shappening here in North Texas. An extremely tight knit communityhas begun to form, one that I’m humbled and proud to be a part of. Ihave met some of the most genuine, friendly, and downright kick asspeople over the last couple of years. There is a sense of family here,so much so that my wife manages our Dallas Brew Bus tours and ourson was “baptized” by The Rev, Ollie DuBose, in an impromptuceremony last year at the inaugural Untapped Festival. If NTX BeerWeek is your first foray into the world of craft beer, I urge you to getout and attend as many events as possible. You’ll indefinitely begin tosee some familiar faces. Next thing you know, you’ll be hanging out ataround that big table on the TCT patio (you know, the common one)and spending every other weekend at a brewery.So next time you’re at a local pub or retail store, reach for somethinglocal or, at the very least, something you’ve never tried before. Dare tocreate a mixed six pack from that one random cooler. Spend aSaturday afternoon touring a brewery, tasting beers at their sourceand meeting the folks whose hard work makes it all possible. For itmay not be too long when the rest of the country looks at our craftbeer scene and says, “It’s that damn North Texas! They’re so hot rightnow!”SIZE MATTERSBIG BOTTLESFOR ABIG STATEBrooklynLOCAL 1& LOCAL 2available in Texas.

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903 BREWERSName: 903 BrewersBrewery Motto/Mission: Brewing Beer & Loving Life!Address: 1718 S. Elm St Sherman, TX 75090Website: www.903Brewers.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/903-BrewersTwitter Handle: @903BrewersBrews: Year round - Roos Red Ale, The Chosen One, BreezyBlonde. Seasonals - Grandma’s Sweet Pecan Porter, WinterWarmerTap room hours: Monday - Yoga 6:00pm, Thursday - Trivia6:30pm, Saturday - 12:00pmARMADILLO ALE WORKSBrewery Motto/Mission: Representing Denton, CraftExcellenceAddress: PO Box 3 Denton, TX 76202Website: www.ArmadilloAleWorks.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/ArmadilloAleWorksTwitter Handle: @ArmadilloAlesBrews: Year round - Quakertown Stout, GreenbeltFarmhouse AleDescription: Armadillo Ale Works began as two friendswith a dream to bring craft excellence to our wonderfullittle town. We want our beers to represent that by drawinginspiration from the culture, history, and the people ofDenton. Quakertown Stout and Greenbelt Farmhouse arenot only named after our favorite Denton parks, butbrewed to be full of flavorful and "North of Ordinary" justlike Denton.CRAFT BREWERYEST. 2010

CEDAR CREEK BREWERYName: Cedar Creek BreweryAddress: 244 E. Cedar Creek Pkwy Seven Points, TX75143Website: www.cedarcreekbrewery.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/CedarCreekBrewreyTwitter Handle: @CedarCreekBeerBrews: Year round - Elliott’s Phoned Home Pale Ale,Scruffy’s Smoked Alt, Lawn Ranger Cream Ale.Seasonals - Repartee (June/July), Gone A-Rye (July),Belgian Style Dubbel (February)Tap room hours: Thursday & Friday 4-7:00pm,Saturday 12-7:00pmCOMMUNITY BEER CO.Brewery Motto/Mission: Beer for the Greater GoodAddress: 1530 Inspiration Drive Dallas, TX 75207Website: www.CommunityBeer.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/CommunityBeerTwitter Handle: @CommunityBeerCoBrews: Year round - Mosaic IPA, Witbier, Public Ale,Vienna Lager, Pale Ale, Inspiration, Trinity Tripel.Seasonals - Big Swinging D (Winter 2013), Regalement(Winter), Java Porter (Fall), Texas Pils (Summer)Tap room hours: Thursday & Friday - 5:00pmTours: Saturday - 2:00pm

DEEP ELLUM BREWING COName: Deep Ellum Brewing CompanyAddress: 2823 St. Louis St. Dallas, TX 75226Website: www.DeepEllumBrewing.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/DeepEllumBrewingTwitter Handle: @DeepEllumBrewCoBrews: Year round – IPA, Dallas Blonde, Rye Pils, DoubleBrown Stout. Seasonals: Farmhouse Wit (Summer),Smoking JACKet (Fall), Dreamcrusher, Numb ComfortTours: Thursday 6-8:30pm, Saturday 12-3:00pmFIREWHEEL BREWINGBrewery Motto/Mission: Life’s too short for bad beer…Address: 2806 Lawing Ln, STE C Rowlett, TX 75088Website: www.FireWheelBrewing.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/FireWheelBrewTwitter Handle: @FireWheelBrewBrews: Year round - Texas Pale Ale, Special #1. Seasonals -StrIPA, PumpkinDescription: A very small craft brewery a few minutes Eastof Dallas, FireWheel Brewing Co specializes in small batchbrewing of big flavored ales. Everything from the Texas PaleAle to the Special #1 Brown Ale is full of character and willnever leave you wanting. We live our lives by our motto:Life's too short for bad beer...Tours: Saturday 11:00am - 3:00pm - DOG FRIENDLYPrivate Parties available as well.

FOUR CORNERS BREWINGBrewery Motto/Mission: Where local flavor meets craftbrewingAddress: 423 Singleton Blvd Dallas, TX 75214Website: www.FCBrewing.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/fourcornersbrewingTwitter Handle: @FCBrewingBrews: Seasonals - Imperial Maibock (Sept), Double India PaleLager (Nov), El Super Bee Saison (March), Something Fantastic(July)Description: The story of Four Corners Brewing Co. is simple.We're Dallas natives and craft beer fans. Most importantly, weare a dedicated team of brewers with the goal of offeringhandcrafted beers that pair well with the food, music, art, andculture in our hometown. Refreshing and soulful, it's what wecall "local flavor" and we proudly raise a glass to that! Flavorfuland satisfying "All Day Ales"...what's what we're brewing!FRANCONIA BREWING COBrewery Motto/Mission: Keep it real and don’t forget traditionsabout beer – pure, clean, complexAddress: 495 McKinney Pkwy McKinney, TX 75071Website: www.FranconiaBrewing.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/FranconiaBrewingTwitter Handle: @FranconiaBrewBrews: Year round - Texas Pale Ale, Special #1. Seasonals -StrIPA, PumpkinDescription: Franconia Brewing Company is the perfectexample of a hometown brewery. Like most German breweriesthat cater to just their local area we treat all of our customerslike they are family. This is why Texas is our perfect homebecause Texans are all like family thus 'The bier from here'slogan. So become part of our family & enjoy a true Germanbeer right here in Texas! Tours: Saturdays 11AM

NTX Beer Week EventsOSK AR BLUES11TH ANNIVERSARY11/11 CELEBRATION 11/12 [CELLARBEER WEEKB REWSDAY TUESDAYEDITION]Rare tappings, 7 Oskar Blues Beers includingTequila Barrel-Aged Gubna and 2012 Ten FidySpecial Pour Man’s Beer Dinner - 4 courses w/4 Oskar Blues Beers for $29Come join us as we dig deep into the cellar forsome Beer Week treats including...2011 Avery Samael’s2010 Sierra Nevada BigfootMore TBA11/13FIRESTONE WALKERVELVETMERKIN PARTY11/14PETICOLAS PARTYVelvet Merkin’s Texas Debut4 other Firestone Walker Beers on draftMeet Jeffers Richardson, Barrelmeister forFirestone Walker and a true craft beer pioneerEnjoy several other rarely seen FirestoneWalker brewsThe first 150 will recieve a commemorativemerkin... yup, that’s right.Come hang out with Brewery OwnerMichael Peticolas as we enjoy:Velvet HammerWinterventionAlfred BrownRye’t On2012 Great ScotGolden OpportunityAll week long we’ll be pulling out all thestops... so stay tuned for more announcements!

LAKEWOOD BREWING COBrewery Motto: Brewing internationally-inspired, locallycrafted beers on the east side of town.Address: 2302 Executive Dr Garland, TX 75041Website: www.LakewoodBrewing.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/LakewoodBrewingTwitter Handle: @LakewoodBrewingBrews: Year round – Rock Ryder, Hop Trapp, TheTemptress, Lakewood Lager. Seasonals – Till & Toil(Spring), Zomer Pils (June), Punkel (September), BourbonBarrel Temptress (December)Description: From our origins home brewing out of agarage in the east Dallas neighborhood of Lakewood, westay true to our vision of local beer for local folks. We'rededicated to using the highest quality ingredients toproduce internationally inspired and locally craftedbeers. Brewery tours are offered every Saturday from12:00 Noon to 3:00pm. Schol!MARTIN HOUSE BREWING COAddress: 220 S. Sylvania Fort Worth, TX 76111Website: www.martinhousebrewing.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/martinhousebrewingTwitter Handle: @martinhousebrewBrews: Year round – Day Break, The Imperial Texan,River House Saison, There Will Be StoutDescription: Martin House Brewing Company is a teamof brewers, explorers, and dreamers. We avoid traditionin favor of adventure, both in brewing and in life. Wevalue good ingredients and good people, and each of ourbeers pairs perfectly with life’s memorable moments.We want to be the handcrafted beer you and your friendschoose when celebrating your most recent adventure orplanning the next one.Tours: Saturday 2:00pm

PETICOLAS BREWING COBrewery Motto/Mission: Superior product, superior service.Honest, friendly, down-to-earthAddress: 2026 Farrington St Dallas, TX 75207Website: www.peticolasbrewing.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/PeticolasBrewingTwitter Handle: @PeticolasBrews: Year round – Velvet Hammer, Royal Scandal, GoldenOpportunity. Seasonals - WinterventionTours: First and third Saturday 1:00pm2012 Great American Beer Festival - English Pale Ale - RoyalScandal - Gold Medal * 2012 Best of Dallas - Best Beer - VelvetHammer - Dallas Observer * 2013 Best of Big D - BestBrewery - D Magazine * 2013 Best of Dallas - Best Brewery -Dallas Observer * 2013 United States Beer TastingChampionship - Grand Champion * 2013 United States OpenBeer Championship - American Red – Velvet Hammer, GoldMedalRAHR & SONS BREWING COAddress: 701 Galveston Ave Fort Worth, TX 76104Website: www.rahrbrewing.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/Rahr-and-Sons-Brewing-CompanyTwitter Handle: @RahrBrewingBrews: Year round - Rahr Blonde, Texas Red, Ugly Pug,Stormcloud IPA. Seasonals - Iron Thistle (Jan-Feb), BuckingBock (Mar-Apr), Summertime Wheat (May-June), Gravel Road(Altbier), Oktoberfest (Sept-Oct), Winter Warmer (Nov-Dec)Tour & Tastings: EVERY Wednesday 5:00 - 7:30PM - $10 getsyou a souvenir pint glass, 3 pints of beer (21 & up) and accessto food trucks. Tour of brewing equipment starts at 7:00PM.Saturday 1:00 – 3:00PM - $10 gets you a souvenir pint glass, 3pints of beer (21 & up), live music and access to food trucks.Tour of brewing equipment starts at 2:30.Beer Week Event: Rahr & Sons 9th Anniversary Party - Nov.9th Over 30 Rahr beers on tap, Live music, Collectible glass,Food & Fun!

REVOLVER BREWINGBrewery Motto/Mission: We make beer!Address: 5650 Matlock Rd Granbury, TX 76049Website: www.revolverbrewing.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/REVOLVERBREWINGTwitter Handle: @RevolverBrewingBrews: Year round - Blood and Honey, High Brass, RevolverBock. Seasonals - Mother’s Little Fracker (Dec), Sidewinder(August)Description: Revolver Brewing is located in the countrysideof historic Granbury. We are a Texas family owned businessfounded by Ron and Rhett Keisler, along with seasonedMaster Brewer and Cicerone, Grant Wood. We don't takeourselves too seriously, but we take extreme pride in ourcraft. We believe that our knowledge of brewing, hard work& attention to each detail is evident in the beer we craft.Tours: Saturdays at 12:00pm

Drink Texas Proud!Support Your Local BreweryThe Texas Craft Brewers Guild exists for the purposeof promoting craft beer in the State of Texas, educatingthe public about the qualities and attributes of craftbeer, and advancing the common interest ofTexas craft breweries.www.texascraftbrewersguild.org

FRESH, LOCAL & HERE TO STAYBY JAMIE FULTONCOMMUNITY BEER COMPANYBREWMASTERWhen I operated The Covey Restaurant & Brewery from 2006 to 2010, Ioften thought that Fort Worth was the final frontier of craft brewing. Ihad many die hard, loyal regulars that had their favorite beers andappreciated the variety that came out of my small seven-barrel brewery.However, there were many more folks that were very suspicious of whatwas going on behind the glass walls in all those stainless steel tanks.“I think those are for making tortillas.”“If it was any better than Budweiser they’d be brewing it.”“I don’t drink brewed beer.”“You never know what these little breweries are putting in thisstuff…”The list goes on and on. These are pretty hysterical comments,but not when you’ve got bills to pay and people are drinking macrobrewedlager at the restaurant next door. Macro-brewed lager hasruined so many people’s conceptions of beer over the decades sinceprohibition, that it’s hard to blame any of these folks, as it is all manypeople have ever known as beer.What many people do not realize is that Texas had a very richbrewing history before Prohibition wiped the slate. During the mid 19 thcentury, the south-central through north-central regions of Texas hadone of the highest concentrations of central European immigrants inNorth America. And as in other areas of the United States, seeminglybefore they even unpacked the wagons, they were brewing beer! By theturn of the century there were nearly a half million barrels of beer beingbrewed in Texas.There were important breweries all over the state. Dallas hadDallas Brewing Co. (1887). Fort Worth had Texas Brewing Co. (1890).Houston had American Brewing and Houston Ice & Brewing Co. (both1893). The most important brewing town was San Antonio though, withSan Antonio Brewing Co. (1883) and Lone Star Brewing (1884). The spanof all of these large breweries opening is only ten years!It is no stretch to draw a comparison to the explosion of craftbreweries opening today. By my count there are nearly one hundredcraft breweries and brewpubs in operation today in Texas and thatnumber is exponentially increasing with many more in planning.

Is this a fad? Not a chance. While I do think Darwin’s theory willtake affect before long with some new breweries (hopefully not mine),many are here to stay. And the great news for craft brewers in Texasand around the country is that the demand is higher than ever beforeand ever increasing.How could we have even thought of having North Texas BeerWeek ten years ago? That would have been a sad week indeed for craftbeer lovers. While there were a few breweries around, there is nocomparison to the plethora in the current marketplace. Just this pastweekend, Texas brewers brought home ten medals in the biggest beercompetition in the nation and the world! It was unforgettable to seeTexas represented so well, unlike any year past I have been. Thecamaraderie is healthy too; nearly all the Texas brewers were sittingtogether cheering each other’s win.As a seventh-generation Texan I am already proud of my roots,and now there’s yet another source of pride for me: our everstrengtheningTexas beer culture. So I propose for North Texas BeerWeek, let’s raise our glasses and cheer each other’s win as fellowTexans: having a righteous selection of amazing craft beer brewed righthere, fresh and local, and here to stay. Cheers!!!!

NORTH TEXAS’ ORIGINALCRAFT BREWERYBrewery Tours & Tastings EVERY:Wednesday 5:00-7:30PMSaturday 1:00-3:00PM

THE BEARDED LADYAddress: 1229 7th Avenue Ft. Worth, TX76104Phone Number: 817-349-9832Website: www.TheBeardedLadyFW.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/pages/The-Bearded-LadyTwitter Handle: @TheBeardedLadyFWDescription: A Cozy, Neighborhood Tavernserving the best local & national craft beeravailable & from scratch, homemade pub grubTHE COMMON TABLEAddress: 2917 Fairmount St Dallas, TX 75201Phone Number: 214-880-7414Website: www.thecommontable.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/CommonTableDallasTwitter Handle: @Common_TableDescription: The Common Table is a beerlover's destination that has some damn goodfood, too. It’s played host to several localbrewery launch parties and countless DFWbeer debuts. 28 taps and a bottle menufeaturing classics and a wide selection ofcellared and limited release brews. The mostlaid-back, beer-loving join in Uptown Dallas.

THECOMMONTABLE.COMBEERfacebook.com/CommonTableDallas@Common_Table2917 FAIRMONT ST, DALLAS, TX 75201, 214-880-7414

DALLAS BEER KITCHENAddress: 1802 Greenville Ste. 110 Dallas, TX 75206Phone Number: 214-484-2481Website: www.dallasbeerkitchengreenville.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/dallasbeerkitchenTwitter Handle: @followdbkDescription: Part of the booming Lowest Greenvillearea DBK is a casual, craft-beer focused eatery thatseeks to be something different than your run-of-themillgastropub. 30 taps and over 60 bottles of worldclass beers can be paired with an extensive, uniquefull kitchen menu and expertly served in an electric,speakeasy atmosphere.EAST SIDE SOCIAL CLUBAddress: 117 E. Oak St Denton, TX 76201Phone Number: 940-218-1401Website: www.dallasbeerkitchengreenville.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/pages/East-Side-Social-ClubTwitter Handle: @eastsidedentonDenton, TexasDescription: The East Side Social Club is located justoff the historical downtown Denton square andwithin walking distance of Oak St. Drafthouse. Wehave 89 taps on our back wall with over 55 fromTexas and over 25 from the DFW area. We have alarge outdoor pet friendly beer garden and nonsmokinginside. Darts, golden tee, bags and someTV's to watch local DFW sports. Food trucks areavailable out back as well.Social Club


THE FLYING SAUCER ADDISONPhone Number: 972-991-7093Website: www.beerknurd.com/stores/addisonFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/flyingsauceraddisonTwitter Handle: @FlyingSaucerAddisnBeer Week Events: Daily brewer's tables at 5PM. Specialreleases from Featured Breweries every day!Sunday - Franconia & FireWheel * Monday - Rahr &Community * Tuesday - International Stout Day & SierraNevada Brewer's Table * Wednesday - Lakewood Day w/4 releases and glassware * Thursday - Peticolas & a rareDeep Ellum Tapping * Friday - Martin House & FourCorners * Saturday - 903 Brewers & RevolverTHE FLYING SAUCER FT WORTHAddress: 111 E 3rd St Fort Worth, TX 76102Phone Number: 817-336-7470Website: www.beerknurd.com/stores/fortworthFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/pages/FlyingSaucerFortWorthTwitter Handle: @FlyingSaucerFWBeer Week Events: Sunday from 3-7pm - Real AleMystery Flights - prizes for those who guess the correctbrews. Monday @ 6pm - Rahr special Pint Night - BlackSaison debut and glassware. Thursday @ 7pm - MartinHouse beer dinner w/ owner & brewers.

THE FLYING SAUCER THE LAKEName: Flying Saucer – The LakeAddress: 4821 Bass Pro Dr Garland, TX 75043Phone Number: 972-226-0725Website: www.beerknurd.com/stores/thelakeFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/FlyingSaucerGarlandTwitter Handle: @FlyingSaucerLakBeer Week Events: Monday - Community Brewing Cowith Representative - 5pm - Inspiration Ale, Public Ale, &Regalement w/ glassware. Tuesday - Deep Ellum BrewingCo - 5pm – IPA, Dallas Blonde, 2012 Pollenator.Wednesday - Firewheel Brewing Co with Representative -7pm - Texas Pale Ale, Special #1, & Winter Seasonal w/glassware. Thursday - Martin House Brewing Co - 5pm –Septemberfest, River House, & Daybreak. Friday -Lakewood Brewing Co with Representative - 5pm - TheTemptress, Goatman, & 2012 Bourbon Barrel TemptressGOODFRIENDName: Goodfriend Beer Garden and Burger HouseAddress: 1154 Peavy Rd Dallas, TX 75218Phone Number: 214-324-3335Website: www.goodfrienddallas.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/pages/Goodfriendbeer-garden-and-burger-houseTwitter Handle: @GoodfriendBGDescription: Located in East Dallas, Goodfriend has 16taps, 5 dedicated to locals, and 60 bottled beersfeaturing the finest in craft beers and limitedavailability brews, a full selection of liquor and wine,and a chef-prepared menu with something for everypalette including burgers made with only grass-fedbeef.

JACK MAC’SName: Jack Mac's Swill & GrillAddress: 19009 Preston Road Dallas, TX 75252Phone Number: 972-267-2782Website: www.jackmacs.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/JackMacsSwillGrillTwitter Handle: @JMacsSwillGrillDescription: A Texas committed establishment servingonly craft beer (all Texas on tap) and only Texas wines.Our killer house infusions are made with the best Texasspirits. Our food is fresh and done in-house fromgrinding & roasting meats to pickling jalapenos. Ourpizza is FAMOUS. The monthly exotic burger isLEGENDARY. Live music on weekends. Happy Hour 7days with drink and food specials. Great food, goodtimes.LONESTAR BEVERAGESAddress: 3065 N Josey Ln, Suite #62 Carrollton, TX75007Phone Number: 972-395-0240Website: WWW.LONESTARBEVERAGES.COMFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/LONESTARBEVTwitter Handle: @LONESTARBEVDescription: Our mission is to provide to theresidents of DFW access to the wonders of Americanand International craft beer. Our extensive selectionand expertise can help the newcomer or the longtimeconnoisseur find just the right beer pairing totake home for that dinner party or simply the perfectthirst quencher for their palate. Your craft beerheaven, right here in North Texas!

LUCKName: LUCK (Local Urban Craft Kitchen)Address: Trinity Groves 3011 Gulden Ln. #112 Dallas,TX 75212Phone Number: 214-744-0100Website: www.LUCKdallas.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/LUCKdallastxTwitter Handle: @LUCKdallasDescription: LUCK is a craft beer inspired kitchen &bar. It offers a comfortable ambiance, replete with itslarge covered patio. The menu features originalvariations of regional comfort food favorites includingan array of hardwood smoked meats, gourmetsandwiches, hearty salads, and handmade deserts.Featured also as ingredients throughout the menu,beverages include 40 craft beers on tap sourced onlyfrom North Texas breweries, as well as Texas wines.THE MEDDLESOME MOTHAddress: 1621 Oak Lawn Ave Dallas, TX 75207Phone Number: 214-628-7900Website: www.mothinthe.netFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/MothDallasTwitter Handle: @MothDallasDescription: A great bar with great food. TheMeddlesome Moth is located in Dallas' Trinity DesignDistrict, on Oak Lawn at Hi-Line. We have a full barand the city’s best beer menu featuring 40 draughtbeers, two live ales and more than 85 bottles to helpus round out our selection. Chances are if you’ve seenit in a commercial, we don't serve it.

MELLOW MUSHROOMAddress: 200 N Center St Arlington, TX 76011Phone Number: 817-274-7173Website: www.mellowmushroom.com/ArlingtonFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/mellowmushroomarlingtonDescription: Mellow Mushroom in Arlingtonjust went all craft on draft with 40 brews tochoose from.OAK STREET DRAFT HOUSEAddress: 308 E. Oak St. Denton, TX 76201Phone Number: 940-435-0505Website: www.oakstdrafthouse.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/pages/Oak-St-DrafthouseTwitter Handle: @oakstdrafthouseDescription: We are located in the 3rd oldest housein Denton, TX. We have 72 taps and 35 local Texasbeers on tap with a large outdoor pet friendly patioand non-smoking inside. Very relaxedenvironment, friendly bar staff and great drinkspecials.

RODEO GOATAddress: 2836 Bledsoe St Fort Worth, TX 76107Phone Number: 817-877-4628Website: www.rodeogoat.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/RodeoGoatTwitter Handle: @RodeoGoatFWDescription: Rodeo Goat loves Texas beer! Our 20taps feature Texas craft all year long. Join us duringNTX Beer Week to meet some of your local brewers:Tuesday 11/12/13 from 6-8pm - Martin House BrewingCompany - A pre-released beer sampling *Wednesday 11/13/13 from 6-8pm * ArmadilloAleworks of Denton, TX - Sampling their Stout andFarmhouse beersOLD SCHOOL PIZZA & SUDSName: Old School Pizza + SudsAddress: 603 W. Abram St. Arlington, TX 76010Phone Number: 682-323-4441Website: www.oldschoolpizza.us/Facebook URL: www.facebook.com/oldschoolpizzaDescription: At Old School Pizza + Suds, we’re allabout yummy appetizers, delicious pizza creations,and luscious desserts, rounded off by a selection of 35different kinds of draught and bottle beer to choosefrom.

RON’S CORNER TAVERNName: Ron’s Corner TavernAddress: 1829 Airport Freeway Bedford, TX76021Phone Number: 817-510-7124Website: www.ronstavern.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/ronstavernDescription: Craft and local beer bar andspecialty cocktails! Non-smoking establishment,mouthwatering food, and a comfortable, relaxingpatio with a pergola.WORLD BEER COName: World Beer Co. - The Bottle ShopAddress: 2116 Greenville Ave Dallas, TX 75206Phone Number: 214-828-2873Website: www.wbcbottleshop.comFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/WBCBottleShopTwitter Handle: @WorldBeerCoDescription: We are an on and off premise beer storeserving over 500 different bottles and 22 drafts todrink in and/or carry out. Open from noon tomidnight every day of the week with Happy Hour ($3select bottles) M-F 4-7pm.

WORLD OF BEER ARLINGTONAddress: 5005 South Cooper St, STE 183 Arlington,TX 76017Phone Number: 817-471-1101Website: www.wobusa.com/arlingtonFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/arlingtonwobTwitter Handle: @WoBArlingtonDescription: World of Beer is Your Destination forthe Best Craft Beer, Live Music and Good Times.Experience the WOB Culture and Taste theDifference at World of Beer!WORLD OF BEER SMUAddress: 5600 SMU Blvd, STE 101 Dallas, TX 75206Phone Number: 469-310-0412Website: www.wobusa.com/smublvdFacebook URL: www.facebook.com/pages/Worldof-Beer-SMU-BlvdTwitter Handle: @wobsmublvdDescription: World of Beer offers over 500 beersfrom more than 40 different countries. Combininga friendly environment and a knowledgeable staff,World of Beer creates an atmosphere wherepatrons feel at home

Join Real Ale for a week ofCelebrating Craft Beer in North Texas:11/9/13Texas BrewvolutionFair Park Centennial Building, Dallas11/10/13Flying Saucer Fort Worth Blind Tasting11/11/13Alamo Drafthouse Tap Takeover withMaster Brewer Erik Ogershock11/14/13Zio Carlo Mysterium Verum Night withMaster Brewer Erik Ogershock11/15/13Asador Beer DinnerRenaissance Hotel, Dallas11/16/13Gingerman Southlake Texas Craft BeerTrivia Night with Saint Arnold,Martin House and Revolver Brewing

ZIO CARLO’SName: Zio Carlo Magnolia Brew PubAddress: 1001 W Magnolia Ave Fort Worth, TX 76104Phone Number: 817-923-8000Website: www.gr8ale.com/Facebook URL: www.facebook.com/ziocarlobrewTwitter Handle: @ZioCarloBrewDescription: People say Wizards and Unicorns aremagical. We agree and would like to add beer to thatcategory. We make beer. We serve choice #craftbeerfrom across this great nation and we make bad asspizza, sandwiches, pastas and salads. Come drink ourbeer and stay awhile.

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CRAFT BEER IS HERE, NOW MORE THAN EVERBY BRIAN BROWNCraft beer is here, now more than ever A-ten-hut! Roll call!903. Here! Alaskan. Here! Armadillo. Here! Avery. Here! Ballast Point.Here! Cedar Creek. Here! Community. Here! Deep Ellum. Here!Deschutes. Here! Dogfish Head. Here! Firestone Walker. Here! FireWheel.Here! Four Corners. Here! Franconia. Here! Founders. Here! Independent.Here! Lagunitas. Here! Lakewood. Here! Martin House. Here! Oskar Blues.Here! Peticolas. Here! Rahr. Here! Revolver. Here! Sierra Nevada. Here!Southern Tier. Here! Stone. Here!Uinta. Here! Victory. Here!That may seem like an amalgamation of brewery names, but for NorthTexans it represents a new reality. An ever-growing number of localbeers now sit alongside top-name national brands, whether it be on tapwalls at area pubs or on shelves at your neighborhood bottle shop.How did all this beer get here? No, I'm not talking about how it wasdelivered, I'm talking about whose responsible for getting it here.Whether you realize it or not, you are!As consumers you demanded choices. More choices. Better choices.Something beyond the mundane, mass-produced swill without a soulfrom breweries focused only on the bottom line. By raising your voice tobrewers, distributors and even your state representatives, you let it beknown that you wouldn't settle for the status quo. It has taken time andthere are still issues to be addressed, but little by little things are startingto change.Now, there are more brewing operations than ever before in ourcountry's history. Upwards of 2500 according to numbers published inJune by the Brewers Association, a figure split almost equally betweenproduction breweries and brewpubs. In Texas alone, there are nearly 70active production breweries, with another few dozen or so brewpubsrounding out the state's brewing industry roster.

The best part of all this is that it's just the beginning. Only 2 of the 13craft breweries * currently operating in the Metroplex are more than twoyears old. Not coincidentally, the support system that surrounds them isstill in its formative stages as well. Many of the area's pubs, retailers andfestivals are still making a name for themselves as more and morepatrons are getting a taste for better beer. Indeed, our local beercommunity is still planting its roots, but there's reason to hope thatNorth Texas might someday be mentioned as one of the top craft beerdestinations.It also means that you, as consumers, are at a unique point in history.You have the ability to interact with the pioneers of the craft beermovement. Regardless of your opinion of the companies they foundedover a hundred years ago, wouldn’t it be fascinating to sit and drink withthe likes of Adolphus Busch, Frederick Miller, or Adolph Coors? A similaropportunity exists today. Hometown entrepreneurs are openingbreweries all around us, and whether it be at a promotional event or aweekend tour, they want to meet you. They are eager to share theirvision and to hear your opinions on their products so that they mightmake them better. These conversations happen daily all over town,typically over a pint of that social beverage we call beer.As NTX Beer Week begins, seek out such experiences among thenumerous brewer meet-and-greets that appear on the schedule. Moreimportantly, set aside some time over the course of the next eight daysto enjoy a craft beer with friends, or to strike up a conversation withsomeone new as you further immerse yourself in the local craft beercommunity. Who knows, someday you might look back on these timesand relay the story of how you were there from the start, and how yousaw something with humble beginnings become something greater.

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