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Freetail Brewing Company

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1,844 Ratings
Place Score: 94
Ratings: 109
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: n/a
Taps: 18
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

4035 N Loop 1604 W. Suite 105.
San Antonio, Texas, 78257
United States
phone: (210) 395-4974

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Place added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-16-2008

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Reviews by JonathanL7890:
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4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3 | food: 5

This place is conveniently located just off of loop 1604 near military highway. The bar / restaurant is an open area about 5000 sq ft. You can see the brewing equipment behind the bar.
There were 4 house beers on hand and there are plans to have 8-10 beers in a month or so. There is also a decent selection of guest beers.
There are about 6 TV's around so this would be a good place to go to see a sporting event.
The food was quite excellent. The waitress was very attentive and pleasant and seemed to be familiar with the beer and the menu.
The menu consists of appetizers, salads, sandwiches. We had chips and salsa and the salsa had a solid hotness to it. Chips were crispy not greasy.
They have a whole menu page dedicated to pizza. You can order whatever sauce you want pesto, marinara , etc. The pizzas are cooked in a wood fired oven. They are exceptional. The roma pizza had a very nice crispy crust and tasty sausage and roma tomatoes.

A very solid addition to San Antonios brewing scene. I plan to come back often.

More User Reviews:
Photo of Devil_Doc
4.25/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.65/5  rDev -13.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Before driving to Austin and leaving San Antonio, I took the wife to Freetail Brewing.

Driving there is no joke- miles and miles of northbound freeway to a point where you are still within city limits but it feels like a subdivision in the middle of nowhere. The space is large and standard, nothing terribly unique but comfortable and functional.

I spotted 19 taps all around, including 15 Freetail and 4 guest taps from Texas. Of the house beers, I tried, in a 5-oz flight of 4 brews, the Old Bat Rastard (winter warmer), Hopothosis (DIPA), Thanatos (7.2% stout) and FT2 Witicus (sort of an imperial wheat). All of them were OK but a little underwhelming aka average. I wouldn’t rush to fill a growler here… although I did like the La Muerta imperial stout I had on tap at Friendly Spot.

I had read about the Freetail pizza and was curious (and hungry!). But both the wife and I were left a little cold… the size is good and the crust is thin, but it lacked flavor all around, from dough to toppings. Not even hot sauce and cheese could save it from blandness. The cheesy bread appetizer was simple and yummy, though.

Service was pretty friendly and prices are not terrible ($18 for a massive pizza). It was a good stop for us and I’m glad I tried Freetail, but I don’t think I will revisit.

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3.91/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

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3.84/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

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4.04/5  rDev -4%
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4/5  rDev -5%

Attended for La Muerta release. Did a sampler and beers were good, but not as great as I had hoped. Not as congested as expected either, venue as attached to a mall with plenty of outdoor seating. Service was good and prices reasonable. Will probably go back on a slower day.

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Freetail Brewing Company in San Antonio, TX
94 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.