North Texas Craft Beer Events (updated 10/15/2019)

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Headlining this week's rundown of craft beer events in North Texas, the Best Little Brewfest in Texas returns to Old Town Lewisville on Saturday. Set to feature products from over 60 makers of beer, cider and seltzer, the event is the only 100% for charity beer festival in the area.

Elsewhere, two openings of note will also occur on Saturday. Soul Fire Brewing Co. will host its official Grand Opening in Roanoke that day, while 3 Nations Brewing Co. will open the doors to its new location at 1033 East Vandergriff Dr. in Carrollton.

Lastly, launch events are scheduled to celebrate the North Texas market debut of products from Altstadt Brewery of Fredericksburg. The first of these is set for Tuesday at Craft and Growler, with additional events on the bill at Lockhart Smokehouse Plano on Wednesday, and T&P Tavern in Fort Worth on Thursday.


Monday, October 14

     Brewery Special Events
  • On Rotation, Dallas - 4 p.m. - Monday Night Flights. Selections vary.

  • Beer Geeks, Rockwall - 6 p.m. - Monthly Meeting/Bottle Share with Rockwall Brewers Association.
  • Civil Pour, Dallas - 6 p.m. - Special tapping of beers from B52. Expected to be available: Wheez the Shake: Passion Fruit, Guava & Pineapple and Super Fruited Imperial Sour: Strawberry & Lemonade.
  • The Common Table, Dallas/Frisco - 6 p.m. - Pour Man's Beer Dinner featuring a flight of four brews paired with four courses for just $29.
  • Guitars & Growlers, Richardson - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring beers from 3 Nations Brewing Co.

Tuesday, October 15

     Brewery Special Events
  • On Rotation, Dallas - 6 p.m. - Cause It's Tuesday benefiting Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity.

  • The Common Table, Dallas/Frisco - 5 p.m. - Brewsday Tuesday. Selections vary.
  • Craft and Growler, Dallas - 5 p.m. - North Texas Market Launch Party for Altstadt Brewery. Expected to be available: Altstadt Hefeweizen, Lager and Kölsch.
  • Village Burger Inwood, Dallas - 6 p.m. - Texas Craft Beer Tuesday featuring Wild Acre Billy Jenkins Bock.
  • Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Denton - 7 pm. - Hopped Up Cinema featuring brews from Armadillo Ale Works and a screening of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back ($25pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Ginger Man, Irving - 7 p.m. - Trivia Night featuring beers from Delirium Brewery.
  • Ginger Man, Dallas - 7:30 p.m. - Trivia Night featuring beers from Rahr & Sons Brewing Co.

Wednesday, October 16

Brewery Special Events
  • Fort Brewery & Pizza, Fort Worth - 2 p.m. - Token Wednesdays benefiting The Jason William Hunt Foundation.
  • On Rotation, Dallas - 4 p.m. - Clean Slate Wednesday. Selections vary.

  • Lockhart Smokehouse, Plano - 5 p.m. - North Texas Market Launch Party for Altstadt Brewery.
  • Downtown Denton - 6 p.m. - Denton Craft Beer Crawl benefiting Denton Main Street Foundation ($13pp advance or $15pp day of event, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Guitars & Growlers, McKinney - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring beers from Cowtown Brewing Co.
  • Lakewood Growler, Dallas - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring brews from Alpine Beer Co.*
  • What's on Tap, Keller - 6 p.m. - Flight Fight featuring beers from Rahr & Sons Brewing Co.*
  • What's on Tap, Highland Village - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring beers from Shannon Brewing Co. Expected to be available: Irish Coffee Cream Ale, Hazelnut Chocolate Stout and Shannon Double IPA.
  • The Brass Tap, Highland Village - 7 p.m. - Pint Night featuring beers from Manhattan Project Beer Co.*
  • Flying Saucer, Addison - 7p.m. - Cookie & Beer Flights featuring Upland Teddy Bear Kisses, Great Divide Vanilla Oak-Aged Yeti, The Bruery White Chocolate and Lakewood Sin Mint Temptress.
  • Ron's Corner Tavern, Bedford - 7 p.m. - Pint Night. Selections vary.

Thursday, October 17

     Brewery Special Events
  • Peticolas Brewing Co., Dallas - 3 p.m. - Give Back Thursday benefiting Drink Local Think Global.
  • Martin House Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 4 p.m. - Taproom Release of Columbiana, a rum barrel-aged imperial stout with cherries and coconut.
  • Texas Ale Project, Dallas - 7 p.m. - Pints & Frights featuring discounted pints and a screening of Nosferatu.


Friday, October 18

     Brewery Special Events
  • Oak Highlands Brewery, Dallas - 5 p.m. - Family Night featuring food, games, soda and a movie for the kids.
  • Legal Draft Beer Co., Arlington - 5:30 p.m. - Bingo for Books benefiting Room to Read Dallas-Fort Worth.
  • Barley & Board, Denton - 6:30 p.m. - Taproom Release of Florida Man from Master of None Brewing Co., the latest beer in the brewpub's Home Brewers League program.


Saturday, October 19

     Brewery Special Events
  • Soul Fire Brewing Co., Roanoke - 11 a.m. - Grand Opening featuring house brews, guest taps, wines and cocktails.
  • White Rock Alehouse & Brewery - 11 a.m. - 6-Pack Trail: White Rock Lake Bike Cruise & Craft Beer Tour ($55pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Wild Acre Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 11 a.m. - Taproom Release of Midway Blueberry Snow Cone Sour, a beer brewed with 800 pounds of blueberry puree.
  • 3 Nations Brewing Co., Farmers Branch - 12 p.m. - Opening Day at new Carrollton location.
  • Martin House Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 12 p.m. - Bulldogs & Beer benefiting No Borders Bulldog Rescue.
  • Shannon Brewing Co., Keller - 12 p.m. - Brews for Boobs benefiting Cancer StrongHER ($10pp at the door).
  • Trinity Cider, Dallas - 1:30 p.m. - One Year Anniversary Party featuring live music, cider specials, raffle prizes and more.
  • Division Brewing, Arlington - 2 p.m. - Heavy Mash Music Fest ($15pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Peticolas Brewing Co., Dallas - 5 p.m. - Pints for Polio with The Rotary Club of Dallas ($30-$500pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Tupps Brewery, McKinney - 5 p.m. - Underground SoundFest featuring local bands and local artists (free to attend).

  • Meddlesome Moth, Dallas - 10 a.m. - Jester King Beer Brunch ($60pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Old Town Lewisville - 1:30 p.m. - Best Little Brewfest in Texas featuring products from over 60 beer, cider and seltzer makers. Proceeds benefit Cloud 9 Charities ($10-$70pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • 3 Flights Up, Little Elm - 6 p.m. - Beer & Donut Flight Night with Detour Doughnuts ($20pp at the door).

Sunday, October 20

     Brewery Special Events

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