Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

Brewery, Bar

701 Galveston Ave
Fort Worth, Texas, 76104
United States

(817) 810-9266 | map

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60sFolks from Texas

4.44/5  rDev +15%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

This is my favorite, local brewery. Very Texas vibe. The events bring brews and could blues and country groups. Always good food truck eats available.

Oct 08, 2020
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Scratch1156 from Oklahoma

1/5  rDev -74.1%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1

This company does not stand behind their product. I bought a 6pk of the Paleta De Mango, took 3 drinks out of 1 and had to pour it out. The chile flavor overpowered the whole drink making it intolerable and caused me extremely painful stomach craps later that night. I messaged the company and offered to drive the remaining 5 cans I had purchase back to them and all they would say was "Sorry you had a bad experience, but there is nothing we can do." I have asked all the stores in my city to no longer carry their products and would advise anyone else to do the same. This company puts no care into their product and doesn't have the integrity to stand behind what they make.

Mar 05, 2019
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Thankin_Hank from Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 2 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Big crowd on this Saturday before Christmas. We’re outside and the weather is nice. The band is warming up. Had 8 different beers on draft to try. Our friend won a contest of some sort for a party of ten so we’re making the best of our invite. I have tried many Rahr brews but only a couple I really enjoy. Food Trucks are next so it’s turning out to be nice.
My biggest complaint was the smoking. I no longer tolerate tobacco. I have declined to return.

Dec 22, 2018
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bbrianmo11 from Texas

4.22/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Generally unless you brave the crappy weather days they are open it will be packed. Sometimes even then it will still be packed. Get there early, preferably in a group that can rotate drinking times to have someone(s) in line most of the time to get a few beers during touring hours.
The back open air area/loading dock has music and sometimes a food truck or two. Dog friendly which is always nice to see.
Always have their normal selection of brews, as well as some seasonals and if you're lucky(Wednesdays) you may have a half pour of something only available then!

Sep 11, 2018
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spjpints from Texas

2.94/5  rDev -23.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3 | selection: 2.5

Went on a crowded Saturday; wrote down 10 beers to try and none were available...big disappointment. Great to see a big-time brewery but it felt like one too and not in a good way. Plenty of staff but didn't interact much; plenty of open taps, but no special beers available. Hope Rahr looks to change it up; maybe need to try them during an open weeknight.

Jan 18, 2015
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Webbey from Texas

3/5  rDev -22.3%

I expected this brewery to be "cool". When I parked in downtown Fort Worth across from a broken down/abandoned house it dawned on me that this would be just another inner city brewery.

I enjoy the open area in the back of the brewery for outdoor talking and drinking and the oak barrels added a nice, almost country flair to a rather industrial warehouse. I was disappointed there wasn't much of a tour or talking session about all the different beers.

However, there was live music! There was a nice little indoor warehouse venue. I'm not into that kind of thing as much. I'd rather take a tour and talk about the beers but overall it was a nice touch to the warehouse.

Overall a mediocre brewery. Definitely a place for mass production.

As far as the beers go I REALLY enjoyed them.

The only extremely negative criticism I have was that one of the serving booths was serving old/stale beer. I went to another booth to double check and can safely say that Rahr's reputation was saved. Gotta watch out for those bad batches!

Sep 15, 2014
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allengarvin from Texas

3.58/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

It's the brewery, and you've got a pretty typical brewery experience. They're open one day a week--you buy a glass, and you get 3 "free" beers for your glass. They're over in the sleepy old industrial part of FW, pretty easy to find, not far from where 30 and 820 intersect. It's one big sheet-metal warehouse, and it can be unpleasant in the summer. Not many places to sit, and they get really crowded, fast these days. Pick a dreary, rainy day when no one wants to get out and you might enjoy some space. Unless it's changed recently, there are too few restrooms and not many places to sit. Most of my experience was going there their very early years, when fewer people knew about it. They have some nice food & music events occasionally, but these days it's gonna draw too many people to make it really worthwhile.

Jul 11, 2014
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company in Fort Worth, TX
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