Texas Beers

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The best Texas beers are the ones made in Texas.   Any Texan will tell you that.

Ziegenbock

Well-known and little known facts:

  • Ziegenbock Amber is a true Texas beer found only in Texas and brewed in Houston, TX.
  • It’s parent company Anheuser-Busch sponsors a music festival every year called Ziegfest. The festival typically features a number of different bands and takes place in Texas. The 2009 tickets cost $16 for the October event.
  • The beer was first brewed in 1995.

Shiner Bock

Well-known and little known facts:

  • Brewed in Shiner, TX located in Texas Hill Country.  It is brewed by the Spoetzl Brewery which is owned by the Gambrinus Company.
  • The Spoetzl Brewery is also called the “Little Brewery in Shiner”.
  • Shiner aka the “Cleanest Little City in Texas” is a very small town of only 2.4 square miles.
  • With the exception of a few states in the Northern US, Shiner is sold almost everywhere in the country.  It is sold in 41 states.
  • Shiner is not sold in  Oregon, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachussetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.
  • Brewery Tours are available Monday – Friday.