Where to Get a Cold One in the Fort: A Taproom Guide


The Collective Brewing Project
The perfect place to get your sour fix. Tip: Order a crowler to ensure the beer stays fresh.
Est. 2013
Year-round beers: 6
Go-to Brew: Urban Funkhouse, a Belgian saison
112 St. Louis Ave.

Cowtown Brewing Company
Beer and barbecue have always gone together like cheese and wine. And Cowtown offers the best of both worlds.
Est. 2018
Year-round beers: 10
Go-to Brew: La Mera Hora, a Mexican-style lager
1301 East Belknap St.

Deep Ellum Funkytown Fermatorium
Arriving to the Fort from Big D, the Funkytown Fermatorium offers some delicious Fort Worth-centric brews that easily challenge its Dallas cousins.
Est. 2019 (in Fort Worth)
Year-round beers: 8
Go-to Brew: Panhandler, IPA
611 University Drive

Fort Brewery & Pizza
With six original brews on tap and good pizza to boot, this is a solid spot if you want a place that lacks pretense in the Near Southside.
Est. 2018
Year-round beers: 6
Go-to Brew: Grey Eagle, a German hefeweizen
1001 West Magnolia Ave.

HopFusion Ale Works
In the heart of the Near Southside with an unpretentious vibe and flights that'll only make you want more beer.
Est. 2015
Year-round beers: 6
Go-to Brew: Coco Añejo, a coconut milk stout
200 East Broadway Ave.

Martin House Brewing Company
Home to one of the Fort's most diverse selection of brews, which includes everything from sours to ales to pilsners to totally off-the-wall flavors.
Est. 2012
Year-round beers: 8
Go-to Brew: The Salty Lady, a sour, salty gose
220 South Sylvania Ave.
Ste. 209

Panther Island Brewing Company
Making an argument as the funkiest spot in Funktown, Panther Island specializes in full-bodied ales.
Est. 2014
Year-round beers: 4
Go-to Brew: Allergeez, an unfiltered American wheat ale
501 North Main St.

Rahr & Sons Brewing
A Fort Worth staple whose colorful cans and gutsy flavors stand out on any beer shelf.
Est. 2004
Year-round beers: 7
Go-to Brew: Paleta de Mango, a mango chile German Kölsch with lime
701 Galveston Ave.

Wild Acre Brewing Company
One of Fort Worth's new bustling breweries with an impressive line of beer; Texas Blonde has the makings of a staple.
Est. 2015
Year-round beers: 6
Go-to Brew: Texas Blonde, a blonde ale
1734 East El Paso St., Ste. 190