Best Austin Breweries and Brewery Tours

There are a growing amount of breweries in Austin making it easy to find fantastic local craft beers you don’t want to miss out on! We compiled a list of Austin breweries in and around town to make anyone feel like a certified, craft beer drinking expert.

Best Breweries in Austin:

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  • 4th Tap Brewing Co-op

    10615 Metric Blvd
    Austin, TX 78758

    Born out of a shared passion for brewing delicious, interesting and refreshing beers. 4th Tap Brewing Co-op is 100% owned by the people who work on the floor day-in and day-out. They believe that having a stake in the success and failings of their brewery makes their people happier and their beer taste better. ^ Back to top

  • (512) Brewing Company

    407 Radam Ln
    Austin, TX 78745

    (512) beers are built on old world English and Belgian styles, enhanced to celebrate bold domestic ingredients. Made with Austin’s mineral rich water, (512) beers taste like none other. ^ Back to top

  • The ABGB Brewery

    1305 W. Oltorf
    Austin, TX 78704

    Their philosophy is “Beer Makes it Better” and they strive to take beer’s innate goodness and put it into action improving their neighborhood, city & the lives of lots of folks. ^ Back to top

  • Adelbert’s Brewery

    2314 Rutland Dr #100
    Austin, TX 78758

    Adelbert’s uses Bohemian old-world floor malted barley, low alpha Noble Czech hops, and fresh yeast propagated at the brewery which produces a gambit of hand-crafted Belgian style ale right here in Austin, Texas. ^ Back to top

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  • Austin Beerworks

    3009 Industrial Terrace
    Austin, TX 78758

    Austin Beerworks brews delicious Austin beers, including IPAs and ales that provide a bold, clean craft beer in a can. Also, their brewing warehouse provides tours and tastings to the public. ^ Back to top

  • Blackstar Co-op

    7020 Easy Wind Dr
    Austin, TX 78752

    With beer names like Insubordinate Dockhand and High Esteem, Blackstar Co-op is a one-of-a-kind Austin craft brewery that offers tasty beer and eats. ^ Back to top

  • Bluebonnet Beer Company

    1700 Bryant Dr, #107
    Round Rock, TX 78664

    Bluebonnet Beer Company is located just outside of Austin, and their taproom is open Fridays and Saturdays. This nano brewery offers both year-round and seasonal beers. ^ Back to top

  • Blue Owl Brewing

    2400 E Cesar Chavez St, #300
    Austin, TX 78702

    The brewery that is as playful as it is innovative! Blue Owl’s aim is to make you feel welcome, whether you’re with them at the tap room or enjoying a can or pint glass. ^ Back to top

  • Celis Brewery

    10001 Metric Blvd
    Austin, TX 78758

    Celis Brewery brews Belgian-style ales and is an extension of the Celis family legacy. One of their beers is the original witbier that Pierre Celis brewed in Hoegaarden, and his daughter is now reviving the brand. ^ Back to top

  • Circle Brewing Company

    2340 W Braker Lane
    Austin, TX 78758

    Only using four main ingredients, Water, Malt, Hops, and Yeast, Circle Brewing Company combines the principles of German flair and Texas ingenuity. Their brews embody the concept of purity through simplicity of design. ^ Back to top

  • Family Business Beer Company

    219510 Hamilton Pool Rd
    Dripping Springs, TX 78620

    This family-owned brewery is located on 15 acres in Dripping Springs offering a wide variety of hand-crafted beers. They are kid friendly and have a food truck on site! The taproom is open to the public Wednesday-Sunday. ^ Back to top

  • Friends & Allies Brewing

    979 Springdale Rd, #124
    Austin, TX 78702

    Friends & Allies was founded in 2015 and they believe in personal relationships with customers and the community. The production facility and tasting room is open 7 days of the week in East Austin. ^ Back to top

  • Guns & Oil Brewing Co.

    807 E 4th St
    Austin, TX 78702

    Forged from passion and grit, this brewery does things their own way. Guns & Oil Brewing Co. takes chances on bold ingredients in their recipes and provides a high-end craft beer packed with more flavor than most.^ Back to top

  • Hops & Grain

    507 Calles St Suite 101
    Austin, TX 78702

    At Hops and Grains, there’s something for everyone – even man’s best friend can enjoy their ‘Brew Biscuits’, made from the used grains that they use to make their beer. Also, the public can take a tour of their sustainable microbrewery. ^ Back to top

  • Independence Brewing Co.

    3913 Todd Ln, #607
    Austin, TX 78744

    One of the oldest of the Austin breweries, Independence set the trail for brewing in Austin. They only offer community-style picnic table seating, so indulge in their delicious canned beer and meet some new people. ^ Back to top

  • Infamous Brewing

    4602 Weletka Dr
    Austin, TX 78734

    Founded by friends from diverse backgrounds, Infamous Brewing Company creates their beers because they like to drink them. They offer weekly tours and tastings and even allow well behaved kids and dogs! ^ Back to top

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  • Jester King Brewery

    13187 Fitzhugh Road
    Austin, TX 78736

    This brewery is known for using native wild yeast and barrel-aging its beers. Jester King Brewery offers free tours and a tasting room with an extensive beer list. ^ Back to top

  • Last Stand Brewing Company

    12345 Pauls Valley Rd, Building I
    Austin, TX 78737

    The owners of Last Stand Brewing Company are craft beer enthusiasts and with a combined twenty-five years of brewing, they are able to deliver masterfully crafted beers. ^ Back to top

  • Lazarus Brewing

    1902 E 6th St
    Austin, TX 78702

    Lazarus Brewing is a 10 barrel system that has a taproom located right in the heart of East Austin across the street from Whisler’s. This small taproom is a great spot to meet up with friends, as they believe in the sense of community created around brewing. ^ Back to top

  • Live Oak Brewing Company

    1615 Crozier Ln
    Del Valle, TX 78617

    Live Oak Brewing Company is the oldest craft brewery in Austin, making their famous lagers and ales since 1997. Stop by and beat the heat with one of their extraordinary Austin beers. ^ Back to top

  • NXNW Restaurant and Brewery

    Austin Locations

    The atmosphere in NXNW feels like you are in a lodge in the woods. All their beers are brewed on site and they have a functioning silo full of 25,000 lbs of barley in front of their restaurant – the major component in their beers. ^ Back to top

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  • Oasis Texas Brewing Company

    6550 Comanche Trail
    Austin, TX 78732

    At Oasis they offer the kind of beer that you can enjoy year-round, and they believe these beers become a part of the community based on the love that people share for them. ^ Back to top

  • Pinthouse Pizza

    4729 Burnet Rd
    Austin, TX 78756

    If pizza and beer is your favorite meal than Pinthouse Pizza is the place for you. They are a British-inspired pub with elaborate pizzas and hoppy beers. ^ Back to top

  • Real Ale Brewing Company

    231 San Saba Ct
    Blanco, TX 78606

    Since 1996, Real Ale Brewing Company has produced handcrafted beer that is unfiltered and unpasteurized in Blanco, Texas. Their beers have no preservatives or artificial colors, following their belief that the less you to do the beer the better. ^ Back to top

  • St. Elmo Brewing Co.

    440 E St Elmo Rd, G-2
    Austin, TX 78745

    St. Elmo chose their name based on their location in the St. Elmo neighborhood. This bar, beer hall, and beer garden is a great place to spend your day and they believe in breaking down the barriers between brewer and drinker. They are open 6 days a week and have the Soursop food truck on site. ^ Back to top

  • Strange Land Brewery

    5904 Bee Cave Rd
    Austin, TX 78746

    Strange Land Brewery is always chasing the unexplored horizons of brewing, from fermentation to the possibilities of taste. They’re a small brewing company but pack a huge punch. ^ Back to top

  • South Austin Brewing

    415 E St Elmo Road
    Austin, TX 78745

    South Austin Brewing has it all from local bands to Friday Happy Hours to delicious Belgian style beer. This brewery is a clean and fun place to check out. ^ Back to top

  • Thirsty Planet

    11160 Circle Dr
    Austin, TX 78736

    Thirsty Planet is passionate about their beers and giving back to the community. Gratuities from their tasting room are donated to a different charity each month, so enjoy their great beer while simultaneously donating to a good cause. ^ Back to top

  • Twisted X Brewing Company

    West 150, 23455 Ranch Rd 12
    Dripping Springs, TX 78620

    This environmentally focused brewery is heavily dedicated to keeping the earth and its inhabitants happy. Twisted X Brewery Company makes solid efforts to recycle, save energy and water, and donate to local charities so you can feel good when buying or consuming their products. ^ Back to top

  • Uncle Billy’s Brewery

    1530 Barton Springs Rd
    Austin, TX 78704

    Located along Central Austin’s restaurant row on Barton Springs, Uncle Billy’s offers award-winning beer and barbecue. On a hot day, jump in Barton Springs then head over to Uncle Billy’s Brew & Que for a cold one. ^ Back to top

  • Zilker Brewing Company

    1701 E 6th St
    Austin, TX 78702

    Focusing on American Belgo-style while brewing a wide array of beers, Zilker Brewing Company and Taproom combines delicate trappist yeast strains with clean American brewing techniques. ^ Back to top

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