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Freetail Brewing Company

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Freetail Brewing CompanyFreetail Brewing Company
Based on:
91 Beers
1,671 Ratings
Place Score: 94
Ratings: 108
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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4.05/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

While attending a conference in San Antonio, took a trip to this brewpub during some down time. It was very difficult to find and gave the old nav system some fits, however, the trip was very worthwhile.

Very large sitting area with some tables outside. Plenty of TV screens to catch all of the sports with one giant drop down screen which made it enjoyable to watch the Duke- Butler game.

Nice selection of beers with 8 in house brewed beers available. Sampled 6 of the 8 with the Maakoos Caribbean Stout to be my favorite.

Service was good, friendly with some beer knowledge. Food was good enjoyed a nice pizza carbonara. Very nice menu with a good variety of appetizers, pizza , sandwiches and salads.

Would definitely return the next time I,m in San Antonio.

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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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4/5  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 108 ratings.