North Texas Craft Beer Events (updated 7/19/18)

Image credits: Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, The Ginger Man, Oak Highlands Brewery,
Lone Star Taps & Caps, New Main Brewing Co.

This week's summary of craft beer events in North Texas begins with Three Years of Beers, otherwise known as the third anniversary party at Oak Highlands Brewery of Dallas. Happening Saturday, the event promises great food, good times, and over 40 brews on tap.

Elsehwere, New Main Brewing Co. celebrates itself starting Friday, with a full slate of house beers to be tapped for the first time at its facility in Pantego. For more information on what beers will be available, click here to be taken to the brewery's event listing on Facebook.

Also this weekend, Lone Star Taps & Caps will be hosting a Backyard BBQ Bash in Lewisville on Friday and Fort Worth on Saturday. Featuring food from LUCK, and raffle prizes from popular breweries, the event benefits North Texas Food Bank (click here for details).

As for other things to do, festivities occurring in honor of Belgian Independence Day will be going on at various venues this week. Entertainment options along those lines include daily specials at the Fort Worth Flying Saucer (check the listings below for details), as well as the annual Belgian Beer Tasting taking place Saturday at area Ginger Man locations.

Cheers!


Monday, July 16

     Brewery Taproom Hours

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • Taps & Caps, Fort Worth - 12 p.m. - Christmas in July Week 3. Scheduled to be tapped: Avery Fimbulvvinter and Goose Island Brasserie Noir.
  • Taps & Caps, Lewisville - 12 p.m. - Christmas in July Week 3 featuring brews from Goose Island. Scheduled to be tapped: 2017 Bourbon County Brand Northwoods Stout and 2016 Bourbon County Brand Barleywine.
  • 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 brews from Deep Ellum. Scheduled to be tapped: Darkest Hour, Play Date, Deep Ellum IPA and Dreamcrusher.
  • Ginger Man, Plano - 7:30 p.m. - Trivia Night featuring brews from Brasserie Dupont.

Tuesday, July 17

     Brewery Tours
     Brewery Taproom Hours

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • The Common Table, Dallas - 5 p.m. - Brewsday Tuesday. Selections vary.
  • The Common Table, Frisco - 5 p.m. - Brewsday Tuesday featuring beers from BrainDead. Scheduled to be tapped: We Own the Night, Army of Frogs and Exhausted Nihilist.
  • Kool Keg, Arlington - 6 p.m. - Brewery Night featuring beers from Against the Grain.
  • Eureka, Dallas - 7 p.m. - Texas Ale Project Beer Dinner ($45pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • Bluffview Growler, Dallas - 7:30 p.m. - Beer Bingo featuring brews from Saint Arnold.
  • Ginger Man, Dallas - 7:30 p.m. - Trivia Night featuring brews from Celis.

Wednesday, July 18

     Brewery Tours

     Brewery Taproom Hours
     Brewery Special Events

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail

Thursday, July 19

     Brewery Taproom Hours
     Brewery Special Events
  • Peticolas Brewing Co., Dallas - 4 p.m. - Give Back Thursday benefiting Refugee Services of Texas.
  • Thirsty Bro Brewing Co., Royse City - 4 p.m. - Thirsty Griffins Thursday featuring specials on Bro'd Trip IPA.
  • Community Beer Co., Dallas - 5-9 p.m. - Taproom Debut of this year's batch of Passiflora White IPA.
  • Dirty Job Brewing, Mansfield - 6 p.m. - Thirsty Thursday with Dallas-Fort Worth Girls Pint Out.
  • Lakewood Brewing Co., Garland - 6 p.m. - Thirsty Thursday with Dallas-Fort Worth Girls Pint Out.

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • Flying Saucer, Fort Worth - 11 a.m. - Belgian Beer Week featuring $5 Belgian bottles.
  • The Brass Tap, Allen - 5 p.m. - Steal the Pint featuring brews from Champion*. Scheduled to be tapped: Shower Beer and Malibu Nights.
  • Wise Guys Pizzeria, Grapevine - 5 p.m. - Thursday $3 Pint Night featuring brews from Bishop Cider*. Scheduled to be tapped: Crackberry and Blood Orange.
  • Wise Guys Pizzeria, Roanoke - 5 p.m. - Thursday $3 Pint Night featuring brews from Red Gap*. Scheduled to be tapped: 1878 Lager and Big Chef's Bock.
  • Dallas Beer Kitchen, Dallas - 6 p.m. - Pint Night*. Selections vary.
  • Dr. Pepper Ballpark, Frisco - 6 p.m. - Frisco RoughRiders Party at the Yard featuring brews from Deep Ellum.
  • Holy Grail Pub, Plano - 6 p.m. - Cellar Thursday featuring AleSmith Hawaiian Speedway Stout.
  • Jack Mac's Swill & Grill, Dallas - 6 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Rabbit Hole JubJub Tangerine*.
  • Kool Keg, Arlington - 6 p.m. - Brewery Night featuring beers from NOLA.
  • Lucy's Lot, Grapevine - 7 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Community Razzy Wit.
  • Ron's Place, Addison - 7 p.m. - Pint Night*. Selections vary.
  • Stan's Blue Note, Dallas - 7 p.m. - Pint Night featuring Revolver Full-Tang IPA*.
  • Ginger Man, Fort Worth - 7:30 p.m. - Trivia Night featuring brews from Rahr & Sons.

Friday, July 20

     Brewery Taproom Hours
     Brewery Special Events

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • Flying Saucer, Fort Worth - 11 a.m. - Belgian Beer Week featuring a special Belgian flight.
  • Taps & Caps, Lewisville - 5 p.m. - Backyard BBQ Bash benefiting North Texas Food Bank ($4-$10pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • TKO Libations, Lewisville - 5 p.m. - Food Truck Friday featuring tappings of  Castle Hill Pils, TKO Amber and Island Juice IPA.
  • Craft and Growler, Dallas - 6 p.m. - The Most Biggest Baddest Epic Christmas in July. Scheduled to be tapped: Son of a Baptist, Big Bad Baptist, Big Bad Baptista and Triple Barrel Baptist. Bottles of Big Bad Baptist Reserve will also be available.
  • Steve's Wine Bar, Denton - 6 p.m. - Launch Party for Rabbit Hole Wine:derlust, including bottles for purchase.

Saturday, July 21

     Brewery Tours
     Brewery Taproom Hours
     Brewery Special Events
  • Legal Draft Beer Co., Arlington - 12 p.m. - Christmas in July featuring tappings of Legal Holiday and Holiday Party (barrel-aged Legal Holiday).
  • Oak Highlands Brewery, Dallas - 12 p.m. - Three Years of Beers Anniversary Party featuring food, live music and over 40 beers on tap ($25-$40pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • New Main Brewing Co., Pantego - 3 p.m. - House Beer Debut Weekend (click here for the beer list).
  • Rabbit Hole Brewing Co., Justin - 6 p.m. - Drink Me Concert Series featuring beer, live music and food vendors.

     Pubs/Restaurants/Retail
  • Flying Saucer, Fort Worth - 11 a.m. - Belgian Independence Day celebration.
  • LUCK, Dallas -11 a.m. - 6-Pack Trail, Bike Cruise & Craft Beer Tour (SOLD OUT).
  • Bluffview Growler, Dallas - 2 p.m. - Release Party for Epic Big Bad Baptist Reserve.
  • Taps & Caps, Fort Worth - 2 p.m. - Backyard BBQ Bash benefiting North Texas Food Bank ($4-$10pp, click here to purchase tickets).
  • The Ginger Man, Dallas/Fort Worth/Plano/Southlake - 3 p.m. - Belgian Beer Tasting ($45pp, visit your local pub for tickets).
  • The Bearded Monk, Denton - 7 p.m. - Dodgeball Tournament featuring brews from Noble Rey.

Sunday, July 22

     Brewery Taproom Hours
     Brewery Special Events

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