Go Local to Celebrate American Craft Beer Week

What a way to celebrate! Head to these drinking establishments to mark American Craft Beer Week (May 13-19). These options have made it on County Line Magazine's Best of the Upper East Side of Texas list. The most recent top two get top billing here. 

Athens Brewery Co., Athens

Rave reviews for Athens Brewery Co. state good beer and food, friendly staff, and laid-back atmosphere that encompasses a historic building and courtyard in downtown Athens. They also have live music. The ABC Nitro Stout is tasty and not too heavy and others really like their IPAs. Included on the menu is Apricot Ale, The Funk, Wit of Premonition, Red Dog Red IPA, Piney Woods DIPA and homemade root beer.  101 East Tyler Street. 903.952.7493. athensbrewingco.com.

Oil Horse Brewing Co., Longview

Beer fans love this place. The house brews — including an Irish red, a Texas brown, and a pale ale — are complemented by seasonal favorites. Regulars recommend the milk stout and the “Lavender Ossamus.” 101 West Tyler Street. 903.241.4686. oilhorsebrewing.com.

Honorable Mentions:  

  • Pittsburg Feed & Seed/Anvil Brewing, Pittsburg
  • Enoch’s Stomp, Harleton
  • Fosters Place, Pickton
  • Cedar Creek Brewery, Seven Points

[County Line makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.]

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