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Blue Star Brewing Company

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PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1414 S. Alamo #105
San Antonio, Texas, 78210
United States

(210) 212-5506 | map
bluestarbrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
36
Reviews:
100
Ratings:
271
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
3.84/5
Reviews:
49
Ratings:
72
pDev:
12.76%
 
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Ratings: 72 |  Reviews: 49
Reviews by 1fastz28:
Photo of 1fastz28
4.28/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Went to this place while on a trip to san antonio, at the recommendation of some locals, and reading the beerfly posts. We went there right around noon so it was dead when we first got there, the bar has a nice deck area overlooking the parking lot and a river or creek or something. It was a beautiful day and sitting outside was great, even had wifi allowing me to rate my beers right away. Beer was good, and inside you can see the kettles that make the back part of the bar, its a brewpub where you really are surrounded by all the brewing equipment. Food was good and cheap, i really liked the place, our waiter gave us recommendations about their beer, and some other local places and did not forget about us when a group of about a dozen business guys showed up. If you are in the area, i'd highly recommend it, it was a nice little place, and if i go to san antonio again, i'll definitely go here again.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of JDeV
5/5  rDev +30.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of dmorgan310
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of grover37
3.28/5  rDev -14.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Atrocious service at the bar at noon.

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Photo of MLDucky
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Menu was an eclectic mix of pub and gastropub. $10 for salsa plus chips and queso is a bit much though. Good service, nice, developed part of town with great outdoor seating and average beer. Worth a try though.

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Photo of Junichi
3.55/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Karibourgeois
4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Texasfan549
4.05/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Pug
4.11/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of KTCamm
3.84/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Understated stop in a local artist community. Very nice menu, with a clever list of options (I liked the pig pie). Lots on tap to taste, but unfortunately there is nary a sampler to offer up. The beer I had was tasty, but would have liked the chance to test more.Worth a trip if you are in the area for sure.

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Photo of kylehay2004
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of Dicers
3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of Vinegarroon
3.44/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3 | food: 3.25

Went for lunch and beers with friends.
The sour beers are definately their Flagship beer, very good for the style.
The other ales were good but not excellent.
Service was great, staff was friendly and knowledgeble.
Food was quite good but a little pricey for the small portions.
I would recomend anyone to give the place a try.

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Photo of LXIXME
3.36/5  rDev -12.5%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Photo of Magery
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of Leschber
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of johnnyringo013
4.11/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Great place to meet and get primed before going to watch THE WORLD CHAMPIONS OF THE NBA.. THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS.! The atmosphere is casual and the crowd is laid back. This place is in the heart of the art district and historic downtown SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS.

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Photo of Domvan
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of chinchill
3.7/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.25

A very beer-centric brewpub. Nine beers on tap, including two exceptional sours, as well as a cask version of their pale ale. The venue has a good size bar but too few stools .. so plenty of room to spread out or stand.
Food was modestly better than average, with the brisket being the best thing we tried.
Service was better than average, and much more knowledgeable than average.
Brewing operations in full view, along with some hanging bicycles. Adequate free parking.

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Photo of Tiernan
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of longmire
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Guzano
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of bkeller04
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of jandadeboer
4.46/5  rDev +16.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

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Blue Star Brewing Company in San Antonio, TX
Brewery rating: 3.43 out of 5 with 271 ratings
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