Freetail Brewing Company

Freetail Brewing CompanyFreetail Brewing Company
Freetail Brewing CompanyFreetail Brewing Company
Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

4035 N Loop 1604 W. Suite 105.
San Antonio, Texas, 78257
United States

(210) 395-4974 | map
freetailbrewing.com

Notes:
BEER STATS
Average:
3.81
Beers:
156
Ratings:
2,528
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.18
Reviews:
71
Ratings:
83
pDev:
9.33%
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Ratings by Ben7773:
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Rated by Ben7773 from Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Aug 23, 2014
More User Ratings:
 
Rated: 4.18 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Mar 18, 2020
 
Rated: 4.65 by eawolff99 from Minnesota

Dec 03, 2019
 
Rated: 3.51 by MikeM75 from Virginia

Sep 09, 2019
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Rated by planthopsjohn from California

4.31/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75
Great all around spot. growlers and bottles to go , bomb food better beer
Apr 18, 2019
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Reviewed by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

4.14/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25
Cool place on the north side of town. Huge dining room with L-shaped bar at back that seats about 15, plenty of tables inside and good sized outdoor patio. 28 beers on tap, the two I had were good. Friendly service; half-pints. I did not try the food.
Mar 14, 2019
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.19/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4
these guys actually have two locations in greater san antonio now, both are breweries, and i was fortunate enough to be able to check them both out. the one addressed here is a neat spot, kind of sportsbar-esque on the inside, dim with televisions all over, unremarkable, but with a killer patio that has plenty of seating and great service. we enjoyed several pints and a a few snacks here. the southern location is really cool, a more mellow, warehouse sort of vibe to the brewery, with a few arcade games, picnic tables, and a very open feel. both have their charms, and both had great selections of beers, including a lot of hoppy stuff, all the classics, some barrel aged beers, and a surprisingly good amount of the ghost pixel beers at each location, which is their side project or experimental arm. they also have coolers with a lot of additional beers to go, including some neat bombers of stuff not on tap. i pretty much liked all the beers we had at both spots, they are making some great stuff, definitely something for everyone whichever location you end up at. i think i like the vibe of the southern one better, but the beers at both are worth checking out! i couldnt imagine a trip to san antonio without hitting these guys up!
Feb 26, 2019
 
Rated: 3.78 by Jason_cs from Florida

Oct 26, 2018
 
Rated: 4.01 by denver10 from New Mexico

May 23, 2018
 
Rated: 4.1 by Boone757 from Virginia

May 13, 2018
 
Rated: 3.53 by AngEo from Texas

Jan 08, 2018
 
Rated: 4.38 by ryan_sprayberry from Texas

Dec 21, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by Sirnickatnite from Texas

Dec 13, 2017
 
Rated: 3.89 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

Sep 21, 2017
 
Rated: 5 by JDeV from Pennsylvania

Aug 30, 2017
 
Rated: 4.11 by Zonian1 from Ohio

Aug 11, 2017
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Reviewed by arizcards from North Carolina

3.91/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4
Had lunch with Da Boss today at the brewpub in North San Antonio.

Vibe was OK, strip center location on top of a hill. Plenty of outdoor seating where we hung out on a beautiful April day with temps in the mid to upper 70's. Indoor seating was ample. Overall you might get 150 folks in the indoor/outdoor seating.

Quality of the beer was solid as the "imperial" red and stout (both weighing in in the low 7.0 abv range) were tasty and worthy of another shot.

Service from Jose was solid, nice enough guy who could easily cover the entire indoor/outdoor areas on a less than busy 2:00 Wednesday last lunch crowd.

Selection was solid with about 15 or so house brews. Not sure if they had guest handles.

Food was solid as i had a brisket Philly Cheesesteak. Da Boss liked her chicken sandwich.

Overall i am glad we stopped. San Antonio does not have much to offer brewpub wise considering it is the 7th largest city in the US so make it a point to stop here if you are visiting.
Apr 12, 2017
 
Rated: 3.88 by iRun2Beer from Minnesota

Feb 22, 2017
 
Rated: 4.3 by Karibourgeois from Texas

Jan 17, 2017
 
Rated: 3.89 by ZinFanDave from Georgia

Oct 29, 2016
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Reviewed by mschipper from Texas

4.15/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4
Great food! Brews are all great, and they always have an awesome selection. Waitresses are super hot and friendly. Atmosphere is nice, but the porch is the best place to be, whether it's hot or cold out.
Oct 26, 2016
 
Rated: 3.93 by Ryannotbryan from Texas

Jun 21, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by mcantu from Texas

Apr 13, 2016
 
Rated: 4.45 by MLDucky from Texas

Apr 11, 2016
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

3.36/5  rDev -19.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25
On top of a hill with some restaurants just off the loop, there is a hint of a picturesque view on the back end. Freetail's interior has a wide open floor, a shockingly insane number of HDTVs, and even a projector screen. The sound is cranked to 11 on just about every sporting event you can think of. You'd think this was a sports bar first and foremost, except it's a brewpub, and, you can hear the games better than you would a sports bar--is it a plus or a minus? I'll let you decide.

The tap list has a good, large selection of their own brews, plus a few other guest taps, which are mostly other locals. A good number of sours are featured, which is what I went for and I was not disappointed. There were also some risky IPA experiments, and some standard darker beers.

They have a decent food selection, including some features for the cool wood fired oven, such as pizza and other yummies flying out in quick succession. If you're not familiar with the area, and the loop around San Antonio, it's a little confusing to get to, even for a good GPS. Otherwise, good location, interesting brews, if not a little overboard on the sports TV offerings.
Feb 12, 2016
 
Rated: 4.16 by simplejj81 from Wisconsin

Feb 05, 2016
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Reviewed by NeroFiddled from Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4
While I'm not impressed with the basic interior or the sound of the room (lots of hard surfaces) at Freetail, it's OK. I'd rather sit outside though. I appreciate that they get a college crowd, and that they support that, and that's what the interior and decor seem to be designed for. I'm not against it, I just want you to know what to expect. The big parking lot is a bonus.

They do have some pretty decent pizza though, and let's face it, we're going for the beer. At least the beers you can't get somewhere else pretty readily. I've found the bar staff to be quite good, well above average, and that makes a difference to me. But again, back to the beer, that's what seals the deal for me: 15 on tap with 4 guests to boot... not bad, and more than half of those are rotating or one-off specialties. Worth a trip.
Feb 05, 2016
 
Rated: 4.21 by bigchiquilin from Texas

Feb 05, 2016
 
Rated: 3.76 by Junichi from Texas

Feb 02, 2016
 
Rated: 4.4 by Baxter_ii from Texas

Jan 14, 2016
 
Rated: 3.88 by PretzelCity from California

Dec 09, 2015
 
Rated: 4.24 by mph005 from Texas

Nov 08, 2015
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Reviewed by UniversalIPA_69 from Texas

4.44/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4
Great environment, nice atmosphere with the people, and decent view of the hillside it resides on. Heard it was more beautiful before they built the houses surrounding the hills but nonetheless very nice scenery to enjoy a cold craft brew. Staff very knowledgeable of their beer selection so very helpful in deciding what beers to have. Overall great experience.
Nov 03, 2015
 
Rated: 3.98 by IsYoursGold from Texas

Aug 06, 2015
 
Rated: 4.74 by Pug from Minnesota

Jun 29, 2015
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Reviewed by Ryno3031 from Texas

3.88/5  rDev -7.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5
Vibe - Nice place to go. Usually always packed and has a really good following. Lots of tv's
Quality - I'm a little less impressed with the majority of their beers than many people seem to be. Some of their limited release stuff is very good, but the majority of the what they have on their 16 taps at any given time I find just to be average.
Service - Service seems to be hit and miss. Sometimes I have great service, other times it seems the bartenders couldn't care less if I'm there or not. That's why I rated a 3.5 for service. I will say the past two times I've been, the service has been really good.
Selection - 16 beers on taps and several guest taps.
Pizza is excellent and what keeps me coming back. Highly recommend getting it.
Jun 19, 2015
 
Rated: 4.29 by billab914 from Virginia

Jun 18, 2015
 
Rated: 3.85 by nickfl from Florida

Jun 14, 2015
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Reviewed by NWFLyer from Arizona

4.16/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5
Great beers, especially the various 'Wit' beers. Food at the north (pub) location is very good. Food truck at the production facility (south) is excellent (Mr. Fish'. Taco Truck).
Jun 07, 2015
 
Rated: 4.01 by brett606 from Texas

May 18, 2015
Freetail Brewing Company in San Antonio, TX
Brewery rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 2528 ratings