San Antonio, Texas, is a lovely city in the Lone Star state that’s known for its history, scenery, and incredible craft beer scene. Are you looking to explore a city known for making delicious brews, while enjoying unique Lone Star State history? You’re in luck.
Officially founded by the Spanish in 1718, then part of Mexico starting in 1821, San Antonio wasn’t American-controlled until February 1836. Of course, that came just before the start of the Battle of the Alamo during the Texas Revolution.
Today, San Antonio is known for a whole lot of things, including the historic Alamo and River Walk. While the city may be named after a saint, there are still plenty of places to let loose, and plenty of places to imbibe. Currently, over 300 breweries exist in Texas and dozens of those are breweries in San Antonio.
Whether you’re looking for a local craft beer or happen to be a tourist during happy hour, San Antonio has something special for you. To get you started, we put together 15 of the best breweries in San Antonio. Use this as a guide to becoming an expert on all things San Antonio lager and more!
Best Breweries in San Antonio
1. Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling
Address: 4834 Whirlwind Dr, San Antonio, TX 78217
Why not start the list with an award-winning brewery? Ranger Creek Brewing focuses not only on craft beer but also whiskey packed with Texas attitude. Only a Texan would appreciate that last part but everyone can agree on the quality.
Visit their tasting room to try out a few for yourself, and keep an eye on their calendar to join Ranger Creek for food truck nights and other lively events.
Take a tour and you’ll get to experience the brewmasters and distillers at Ranger Creek showing you how they make both beer and bourbon – it’s truly two tours in one! Sample three of their products at the end of the tour. Want to bring along a friend who isn’t a drinker? They’ll still love to learn about the process, and anyone joining as a designated driver enjoys a discounted ticket. Local rideshare services are easy to come by, if you need a ride home..
Ranger Creek also offers a VIP Whiskey Sampling Experience. As an addition to the regular tour, visitors also get to try two future drinks directly from the barrel. They also sell bourbon chocolates to satisfy your sweet tooth.
A few of our favorite beers include San Antonio Lager, Strawberry Milk Stout, and Love Struck Hefe. If you experience…