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Offline gwilkosz

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Trip to Texas
« on: January 25, 2010, 04:57:50 pm »
I'll be traveling to Carrollton, TX and was wondering if anybody has any recommendations for local brews/breweries to try.  I'm from CT, so I'd be interested in anything unique to TX even.


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Re: Trip to Texas
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2010, 10:20:16 am »
Maybe a bit late, but check out or look for draught beers from Franconia, Live Oak?, Rahr & Sons & Real Ale and be sure to stop by Lone Star Bevo for some St. Arnold & Southern Star before leaving town.   ;)
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Re: Trip to Texas
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2010, 11:35:40 am »
If you can find it - try the Gingerman multitap - Live Oak Pilz is good, and so is Real Ale Full Moon Rye.
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Re: Trip to Texas
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2010, 11:48:00 am »
As far as breweries, not much due to existing laws. I've heard Franconia in Plano is good. If you're out the Fort Worth way, I highly recommend The Covey. Small little brewpub that serves game-inspired dishes like buffalo and pheasant. A bit on the $$$ side for food, but they have beer specials every night. They won two silvers at last years GABF and have one of the best Vienna lagers I've had year-round. Rahr is also in Ft. Worth and they do tours every Saturday. Gingerman has fallen way down on my list. They never have half the beers on their menu. I prefer the Flying Saucer in Addison and Downtown Ft. Worth. Addison is very close to Carrolton.
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Re: Trip to Texas
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2010, 06:27:36 pm »
Thanks!  I'll keep my eyes open for all of your recommendations.

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Re: Trip to Texas
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2010, 06:36:48 pm »
I didn't really get a chance to find all of your suggestions due to traveling with a group of co-workers.  I did try Shiner bock and Black Beauty stout, though.  Not sure which brewery makes the Black Beauty...  I didn't really care for the Shiner bock.  Black Beauty was pretty good.  Maybe next time I'll get a chance to seek out all of your suggestions.  Thanks again!
« Last Edit: February 06, 2010, 05:41:55 am by gwilkosz »

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Re: Trip to Texas
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2010, 10:47:05 am »
Even if it's not in Carrollton, you may see it over by 6 flags...

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The beer line up is pretty much standard fare....
« Last Edit: February 25, 2010, 10:49:35 am by 1vertical »
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