Martin House Brewing Company

Kick things off by heading to the award-winning Martin House Brewing Company in Fort Worth’s ever-vibrant Near Southside district. As one of the OGs on the North Texas craft beer scene, Martin House has been slinging innovative farm-inspired brews since 2013. Their cozy taproom offers a rotating selection of around 20 unique beers on tap, ranging from crisp Byo Pils lagers to mouth-puckering sours like the Ruby Red Grapefruit Artemis Berliner Weiss. It’s the perfect spot to introduce your palate to how adventurous Fort Worth’s brewers can get. Kick back at the outdoor beer garden and pair your pints with bites from one of the rotating food trucks. If it’s your first visit, we’d suggest grabbing a flight of 5oz tasters so you can sample their flagship brews like the Best Maid Pickler Gose and True Love Raspberry Berliner. Just be sure to arrive early – this laid-back taproom fills up fast once those office workers start clocking out!

Address: 220 S Sylvania Ave #209, Fort Worth, TX 76111

Phone: 817-222-0177

HopFusion Ale Works

Over in Fort Worth’s budding AllianceThe area, HopFusion Ale Works is your destination for truly spacious, Texas-sized brews. This 30,000 square-foot facility houses a massive 30-barrel brewhouse along with a huge indoor taproom and music hall. Their specialty is taking classic beer styles and putting a big, bold HopFusion twist on them. Kick things off with a pour of the Feisty Blonde, a Belgian-style blonde ale dry-hopped with Citra for a nice citrus kick. Baseball fans can sip on the Opening Day Pils, a crisp 5.2% pilsner dry-hopped to capture that fresh-cracked hop aroma. And hopheads shouldn’t miss the Fur Slipper, a juicy 7.5% New England IPA packed with Citra, Mosaic, and Simcoe hop flavors. No matter what style you go for, HopFusion provides a steady stream of live music and games in their big hall to keep you properly entertained.

Address: 200 E Broadway Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104

Phone: 682-841-1721

Panther Island Brewing

Sitting literally on the banks of the Trinity River, Panther Island Brewing is the ultimate waterfront brewery and taproom destination. This place doesn’t just turn out world-class brews – it crafts a complete sensory experience where you can kick back by the river with a cold pint and discover the heart and soul of Fort Worth. While you’ll definitely want to start off with a glass of their flagship Fuela Del Pantera IPA, don’t sleep on their creative seasonal and specialty brews. The Sweet Vegan Raspberry Lemonade Gose and the Mofo Mexico Lager with Lime are in-season right now and taste like the Texas summer in a glass. Take your brews outside to the dog-friendly riverside patio, where you can catch live music on weekends while watching the waters flow by.

Address: 501 N Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76164

Phone: 817-882-8121

Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

Texas may be known for a lot of things, but you wouldn’t think Bavarian-style brewing would be among them. Rahr & Sons is out to change that reputation with their lineup of authentic German lagers, wheat beers and more. This place does a little bit of everything, but they always stay true to the Old-World European traditions that inspired their recipes in the first place. Their Pride of Texas Protein-Rich Bavarian Breakfast Malt is an absolute must-try for sampling a real Munich Helles Lager with that signature nutty, bready flavor. Fans of hefeweizens will go crazy for the Iron Joe American Wheat, and the Buffalo Butt Amber Lager is full-bodied take on the Vienna classics. With seasonals like the irresistible Oktoberfest and Pumpkin Seasonal Spice always rotating in, there’s never a shortage of brews that’ll whisk you away to a Bavarian beer hall.

Address: 701 Galveston Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104

Phone: 817-810-9266

Grapevine Craft Brewery

When you’re in the mood for grabbing a few pints of tried-and-true favorites, it’s hard to beat the laidback vibes at Grapevine Craft Brewery. This low-key neighborhood hangout in Historic Downtown Grapevine specializes in brewing up classic takes on hazy IPAs, crisp lagers, and roasty stouts and porters. The Sir William’s Brown Ale and Nightwatch Oatmeal Stout are absolutely begging to be sipped by a firepit on crisp autumn North Texas evenings. And their rotating IPAs like the juicy, hoppy Texas Cadillac will have you reminiscing about carefree summer days spent cracking open pale ales with your buddies. Of course, you can get a frozen beer or refreshing ciders on tap when you need a break from all the malty magic. Just don’t miss out on sampling their latest barrel-aged and experimental rotators before you leave!

Turning Point Beer

Turning Point Beer in Bedford is quickly making a name for itself as one of the premier craft breweries in all of DFW. It’s no wonder why – these guys have an obsessive passion for producing high-quality, innovative brewed crafted with creative ingredients and a whole lot of love. The taproom offers a rotating cast of brews that span the full spectrum of styles – from deliciously thick and decadent Imperial Pastry stouts that taste like pure dessert in a glass, to mouth-puckeringly tart smoothie sours, to crushingly dank IPAs loaded with exotic rotating hop varieties. You’ll also find one-off experiments that play with adjuncts like edible glitter, cake batter, apples, peanut butter, and more. Every visit here promises to be a truly eye-opening experience showcasing the cutting edge of modern brewing.

Address: 1307 Brown Trail, Bedford, TX 76022

Phone: 817-705-8817

Wild Acre Brewing Company

Over in the Cultural District of Downtown Fort Worth, Wild Acre Brewing Company is giving the local beer scene a major dose of Texas twang. This homegrown operation takes pride in brewing beers inspired by the pioneering spirit and culture of the Lone Star State using local ingredients. That means you’ll find brews like the Ranch Style Lager using corn from Texas farms, the Hazy Ranch Wheat packed with fresh local pecan flavors, and exclusive seasonal releases that incorporate regional fruits, peppers, and more. And there’s more than just beer on the menu – Wild Acre’s tap-trailer serves up alternative beverages like Ranch Water seltzer coolers and old-fashioned aguas frescas infused with regional fruits. Sprawl out on their immense outdoor space and you’ll quickly feel what it means to experience authentic Texan terroir.

Address: 1734 E El Paso St #190, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Phone: 817-271-1659

Take A Bus to Visit Any Brewery!

This guide covers just a few highlights from Fort Worth’s dynamic brewery scene, which is gaining international recognition with each passing year. For a true taste of how diverse and imaginative the area’s brewhouses can get, you’ll need to book a group tour through the best local destinations. Forget about designating a team or vying for coveted Uber rides – the easiest way to enjoy a stress-free night of brewery-hopping is by reserving a private bus from Party Bus Fort Worth. Just call us anytime at 469-747-0001 and we’ll have a ride ready to transport you and your entire crew from taproom to taproom so you can sip to your heart’s content!