North Texas Craft Beer Events (updated 12/8/2019)

Image credits: Lone Star Taps & Caps, Rabbit Hole Brewing, Lakewood Brewing Co.,
Panther Island Brewing Co., Odd Muse Brewing Co.


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This week's summary forthcoming...

Cheers!

Monday, December 9

     Brewery Special Events
  • On Rotation, Dallas - 4 p.m. - Monday Night Flights. Selections vary.
  • Martin House Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 4 p.m. - Launch Party for Black Forest Cake Ale, a beer inspired by a confection from Swiss Pastry Shop.

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • 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.

Tuesday, December 10

     Brewery Special Events

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail

Wednesday, December 11

     
Brewery Special Events

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail

Thursday, December 12

     Brewery Special Events
  • 3 Nations Brewing Co., Farmers Branch - 4 p.m. - Metrocrest Chamber Christmas Party featuring a toy drive benefiting Metrocrest Services.
  • Martin House Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 4 p.m. - Taproom Release of this year's batch of Erebus, a Scotch barrel-aged imperial stout with Avoca Coffee.
  • Odd Muse Brewing Co., Farmers Branch - 4 p.m. - Soft Opening Preview Hours.
  • On Rotation, Dallas - 5 p.m. - Taproom Release of Barrel-Aged Shadow Monkey, a barrel-aged edition of the brewery's Belgian dark strong ale.
  • Shannon Brewing Co., Keller - 6 p.m. - Holiday Gift Drive benefiting Beautiful Feet Ministries.
  • 903 Brewers, Sherman - 6:30 p.m. - Ugly Sweater Christmas Party & Trivia Night.

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • Quarter Bar, Trophy Club - 3 p.m. - Pint Night featuring beer from Shannon Brewing Co.
  • Holy Grail Pub, Plano - 6 p.m. - Cellar Thursday featuring Hop & Sting Frigid Underworld.
  • LUCK, Dallas - 6 p.m. - Holiday Party with Trinity Forest Brewing Co. benefiting North Texas Food Bank.
  • Taverna Rossa, Plano - 6 p.m. - Flight Fight featuring beers from Peticolas Brewing Co. and Tupps Brewery.

Friday, December 13

     Brewery Special Events

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • East Side, Denton - 6 p.m. - Release Party for Garrison Brothers Bourbon Barrel-Aged Convict Hill from Independence Brewing Co.
  • The Brass Tap, Prosper - 7 p.m. - Mutha Firkin Friday featuring a special release from 3 Nations Brewing Co.
  • Discover Denton Welcome Center, Denton - 7 p.m. - Free Beer Friday featuring Hop & Sting Brewing Co.
  • The 2nd Tap, Dallas - 7:30 p.m. - Farmers Market Bingo featuring beers from Rahr & Sons Brewing Co.
  • Craft and Growler, Dallas - 7:30 p.m. - No Coast Beer Dinner ($50pp, a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beer-dinner-tickets-83340572897?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR2fg0I-K2j3kCMB_BwKlp1NF1WcQMK0ucu1WeV2TCzsaM6tnlkltPJUK5o">click here
to purchase tickets).



  • The Bearded Monk, Denton - 8 p.m. - Twelve Beers of Christmas featuring Hop & Sting Frigid Underworld.


  • Saturday, December 14

        Brewery Special Events
    • Peticolas Brewing Co., Dallas - 8:30 a.m. - December Social Run/Walk with Peticolas Running Club ($20pp, click here to register).
    • Tupps Brewery, McKinney - 9 a.m. - Tumbleweed TexStyles Warehouse Sale (click here for more information).
    • Cowtown Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 11 a.m. - Debut Bottle Release of Idle Hands Belgian Golden Strong Ale.
    • Lakewood Brewing Co., Garland - 12 p.m. - Bourbon Barrel Temptress Public Release Party (free to attend).
    • Legal Draft Beer Co., Arlington - 12 p.m. - Very Merry Christmas Celebration & Toy Drive benefiting SafeHaven of Tarrant County and Mission Arlington.
    • Odd Muse Brewing Co., Farmers Branch - 12 p.m. - Grand Opening featuring beer, food and live music.
    • Dirty Job Brewing, Mansfield - 1 p.m. - Beermas with the Bulldogs benefiting No Borders Bulldog Rescue.
    • Texas Ale Project, Dallas - 1 p.m. - Waggin' in a Winter Wonderland with Lone Star Bulldog Club Rescue and The Street Dog Project.
    • Four Bullets Brewery, Richardson - 2 p.m. - Chocolate & Beer Pairing with Dude, Sweet Chocolate ($25pp, click here to purchase tickets).
    • Railport Brewing Co., Waxahachie - 2 p.m. - Santa Paws benefiting Ellis County SPCA.
    • Denton County Brewing Co., Denton - 3 p.m. - Beer Point: Challenge a Brewer (click here for more information).
    • New Main Brewing Co., Pantego - 6:30 p.m. - Holiday Market with Arlington Foodies Farmer's Market.

         Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
    • Kool Keg, Arlington - 11 a.m. - Four Year Anniversary Party featuring beer, food and prize giveaways.
    • Ginger Man, Dallas/Irving/Plano/Southlake - Holiday Beer Tasting ($45pp, contact your local pub to reserve).
    • Taps & Caps, Fort Worth - 5 p.m. - Third Anniversary Party featuring food and special releases (VIP privileges are available for $25pp, click here to purchase tickets).
    • East Side, Denton - 5:30 p.m. - The Anniversary That Never Was with Rabbit Hole Brewing. Tap list: Mike Modano's 561, Rapture Fusion Brown Ale, Off With Your Red, El Conejo and Barrel-Aged Rapture.
    • The Bearded Lady, Fort Worth - 6 p.m. - Christmas Party & Coat Drive featuring a tapping of Tupps Full Grown Nick.
    • The Bearded Monk, Denton - 8 p.m. - Twelve Beers of Christmas featuring True Vine Dragons and Dinosaurs.

    Sunday, December 15

         Brewery Special Events
    • Rahr & Sons Brewing Co., Fort Worth - 12 p.m. - Rahr to the Rescue Christmas Edition Adoption Event featuring an ugly sweater contest for dogs.
    • Wild Acre Brewing Co., 1 p.m. - Hot Rock Cruise-In with Panther City Car Club and Pro Touring Texas.
    • Celestial Beerworks, Dallas - 3 p.m. - Christmas Pop-Up Party & Pictures with Santa.

         Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
    • Guitars & Growlers, McKinney - 2:30 p.m. - Santa Visit featuring a cask selection from Peticolas Brewing Co.
    • Guitars & Growlers, Richardson - 5 p.m. - Santa Visit featuring a cask selection from Peticolas Brewing Co.
    • The Bearded Monk, Denton - 6 p.m. - Twelve Beers of Christmas featuring Community Barrel-Aged Legion.

    Further Out

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