3 New Braunfels Specialty Beer Establishments

New Braunfels, Texas has been a center for beer brewing since the 1800s, so it's no wonder that today it's home to a variety of historic specialty beer establishments. Out of all New Braunfels Restaurants, if you really want an authentic taste of the city, you should choose one that serves up specialty beers for you to enjoy with friends and family.

Faust Brewing Company - The Faust Hotel
240 South Seguin Avenue
New Braunfels, Texas 78130
www.fausthotel.com/brewcompany.html

Set in the famous beer garden of The Faust Hotel, the Faust Brewing Company is a microbrewery that has been around for many years. In fact, it's the only one of its kind in New Braunfels. This brewpub focuses on quality more than quantity, but there are always at least four beers available every day. Usually, at least two of the beers are ales. The bar itself itself is gorgeous with rich wooden furniture and Texas pearl granite table tops. Don't forget to buy a souvenir mug on the way out. This historic hotel, restaurant and brewpub, with its luxurious copper beer tanks, is one place you shouldn't miss during your stay in a New Braunfels Inn.

Riley's Tavern
8894 FM 1102
Hunter, Texas 78132
(512) 392-3132
www.rileystavern.com/bar.html

Riley's Tavern, right outside of New Braunfels, has a rich history going back to the times right after Prohibition. Actually, it was the first bar in the entire state to open after Prohibition ended in 1933. Riley himself ran the bar up until 1991, and made it a Texas favorite, a classic pub that everyone knows and loves. The tavern has a great beer garden serving cheap, ice cold specialty beers. To add to the relaxing and enjoyable atmosphere, there's live music almost every night. Local bands, the house band and open mic night are all found at Riley's Tavern for your entertainment. In addition, there are a variety of food items to snack on while sipping your cold beer. This is a perfect choice among New Braunfels Restaurants to sit down after a long, tiring day exploring the city.

Guene Hall
1281 Gruene Road
New Braunfels, Texas 78130
(830) 606-1281
www.guenehall.com

For an authentic Texas experience while staying in a New Braunfels Bed and Breakfast, take a trip over to Guene Hall. It's the oldest dance hall in Texas, with drinks and food provided by Mozie's Bar and Grill and live music and shows every night. Domestic beers like Lone Star and Shiner Bock are available for $3.25 USD, while imported and premium beers like Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Guiness, Firemans 4, Warsteiner Dunkel and St. Arnold Fancy Lawnmower are provided for $3.75 USD. The entire place is a well known historic landmark in the Guene Historic District, so it is one of the most historically significant New Braunfels Restaurants in the area, an important place to visit both for touristic and thirst quenching reasons. You'll be entertained by all of the people taking over the dance floor and showing off their moves all night long.