Brew on Tap: Local Beer in Port Arthur, Texas

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Port Arthur Area Beer and Craft Breweries

An hour east of Houston and a step away from the hustle and bustle of the busy city, Port Arthur is a casual, laid back city by the sea. In this corner of Texas, you’ll  find a bundle of local wineries, distilleries and craft breweries to fit your palette.

What goes better with the sweet summer sunshine than a pint of local beer? When you want a taste of something local, you’ll have plenty to choose from local breweries in the area. From beer gardens, beer tours and traditional wood-fire oven baked pizza, patios with live music and food trucks in and around Southeast Texas’ best shopping districts, you don’t have to go far to find a lager, bock, ale or stout to your liking. Here are a few stops around Port Arthur’s local beer scene:

Neches Brewing Company

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1108 Port Neches Ave, Port Neches | 409.237.5700

The first microbrewery in the area, Neches Brewing Co. was the pioneer in local small-batch brewing. Neches Brewing Company is on historic Port Neches Avenue and offers over 70 beers, 20 of which are on tap and canned beer from around the country. The colorful, family friendly pub features live music Thurs.-Sat. and the occasional food truck. The brewery invites you to bring in your favorite food and enjoy it with the perfectly paired flight.

Tip: Take a sip then take a walk down the street to Avenue Axe and enjoy a rousing game of safe axe throwing!

Buckstin Brewing Co

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1211 Boston Ave, Nederland | 409.519.8091

Since 2019, Buckstin has been serving award-winning beer and pizza masterpieces to Southeast Texas on Nederland’s historic Boston Avenue. Their tapwall boast 15+ beers made in house, as well as an extensive wine program with a little something for everyone. Come in to enjoy a famous Sweet Heat pizza and a pint of Easy Breesy Blonde or place a to-go order online at from your phone, either way you’re guaranteed to have a good time.

Tip: try the crispy cauliflower crust! Once you’ve gotten your fill of beer and pizza, stroll Boston Avenue’s boutiques, shops and their museum in a Dutch Windmill.

Struggle Street Brewing Company

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2140 Calder Ave, Beaumont | 409.299.9701

Don’t struggle through a bad beer! With 20 taps and no flagship pours, Struggle Street’s beers are constantly rotating from stouts to sours. Known for creative, fruit-forward blends, like Caramel Apple StruggleTart and Blueberry Muffin StruggleStout you can find a sweet treat for your every craving. Enjoy the laid back, friendly atmosphere and outdoor patio with a food truck.

Pour Brothers Brewery

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585 Wall St, Beaumont | 409.363.5006

Pour me another, brother! Pour Brothers Brewery serves up some delicious brews! Enjoy craft beer, check out the fantastic tap room and spacious, 4,900 square foot beer garden. Pour Brothers is family-friendly and dog-friendly so bring your furry friends and family to the table.

Tip: Interested in a behind-the-scenes of craft brew? This community first pub offers Brewery Tours on demand.

Hop Avenue Brewery (Coming Soon)

75 Ferry Dr, Bridge City 409.548.8610

Just across the Texas’ tallest bridge – in Port Arthur – Bridge City’s first craft brewery is underway and will offer traditional lagers to pastry stouts, sours and seltzers. Take a seat and savor Southeast Texas only traditional wood-fire brick oven pizza. The area’s newest brewery is set to open shop in May 2022.

Take it from us! Every stop on this list of local craft breweries is worth a try. Take a tour and share your brews using the hashtag #loveportarthurtx


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