The Hay Merchant is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Houston.

1. The Hay Merchant

1100 Westheimer Rd (at Yoakum Blvd.), Houston, TX
Beer Garden · Neartown - Montrose · 160 tips and reviews

Azalea W.Azalea W: Some of the best craft beer you can find on tap and cask, where they serve cold water at the table in used 40's bottle, like Olde English "800" or Mad Dog 20/20.

Kenneth Cole ProductionsKenneth Cole Productions: Immense selection of craft beers + tasty pig ears.

Ragbrai R.Ragbrai Riders: Great craft beer price during happy hour. Doesn't include all beers but still great prices an knowledgeable staff

Whole Foods Market is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Houston.

2. Whole Foods Market

1700 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, TX
Grocery Store · Uptown-Galleria · 26 tips and reviews

Wes S.Wes Scales: The in house brewery Is to die for, they have some of the best homemade craft beers around

Houston PressHouston Press: On the first Thurs each month, Whole Foods will host a dinner w/ a menu chosen & prepared in-house by Executive Chef Josh Shobe, paired w/ a series of beers from WFM Brewing or another local brewery. Read more.

Nena L.Nena L.: Try the in house brews.

Saint Arnold Brewing Company is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Houston.

3. Saint Arnold Brewing Company

2000 Lyons Ave (Semmes St), Houston, TX
Brewery · Central Houston · 138 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: St Arnold is credited with the great miracle of quenching his caretakers' thirst with only 1 cup of beer that never ran dry. Started in 1993 this company is the city's 1st microbrewery & named for him

Shane S.Shane Snipes: local microbrewery - local beer goooood. try it. Read more.

Nick D.Nick Danger: Pick up some quesadillas from TacoNazo along with some charros beans and enjoy the best craft brew in Texas.

Petrol Station is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Houston.

4. Petrol Station

985 Wakefield Dr (at Golf Drive), Houston, TX
Bar · Oak Forest - Garden Oaks · 98 tips and reviews

Amanda R.Amanda Reynado: Great Place to hit after work for HH cozy atmosphere. Good Microbrew, try the hummus.

Xavier J.Xavier Jacques-Jourionski: Excellent food, great choice of craft beers, lovely beer garden. Perfect!

Dustin L.Dustin Lyday: Craft beer in your face with great food to match. Huge out door patio

Moon Tower Inn is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Houston.

5. Moon Tower Inn

3004 Canal St (N. Ennis St.), Houston, TX
Beer Garden · Second Ward · 96 tips and reviews

M H D.M H Draper: 66 craft brews on tap and the best dogs and hamburgers in HTX. What more could you want? This place is Heaven.

EaterEater: As if the wild game sausages and creative condiments weren't enough, there's 66 taps of craft beer, weekly specials (2 for 1 burgers on Wednesday) and a highly entertaining FB page. [Eater 38 Member]

Rafael G.Rafael Guzman: Food here is great. Try the Chong burger or any of the hot dogs. Great local beer selection too.

Flying Saucer Draught Emporium is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Houston.

6. Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

705 Main St (Capitol St), Houston, TX
Beer Bar · Downtown Houston · 190 tips and reviews

ELS Language CentersELS Language Centers: This fun spot has a wide variety of quality craft beers in addition to a full menu of sandwiches, wings, pizza, and fries. They offer hundreds of varieties of beer- literally! Meals $10 to $20.

Cynthia N.Cynthia Nicole: Lots of microbrews on tap, w/ new ones coming in all the time. You can get sampler trays which are awesome! Join the UFO Club, get a free t-shirt. Reach 200 beers and get name plate & $100 beer party!

Greg L.Greg Lear: Really good craft beer bar. The food is good and the service great.

Good Dog Houston is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Houston.

7. Good Dog Houston

903 Studewood St, Houston, TX
Hot Dog Joint · Greater Heights · 56 tips and reviews

Jumala L.Jumala Llinen: Really good dogs, and local beer on tap. What's there not to like?

EaterEater: Classic dogs, sandwiches, milkshakes and a variety of local craft brews are up for grabs. It's family friendly, open until 11 p.m. and the owners are known for supporting the local community.

Robyn P.Robyn Pass: Everything is amazing. You can't choose a bad hot dog, side, or local craft brew. Try the first one that strikes your fancy. Then, come back and try everything else!

Axelrad Beer Garden is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Houston.

8. Axelrad Beer Garden

1517 Alabama St (Almeda St), Houston, TX
Beer Garden · Midtown · 23 tips and reviews

John Z.John Zelazny: Excellent craft beer selection. Large casual outdoor seating with smaller area indoors. Dog-friendly. Great pizza from Luigi's next door and food trucks. I'll definitely be returning!

Kristina P.Kristina Park: Pages and pages of craft beer 🍻

Fernando C.Fernando Covas: Awesome atmosphere. Live music, hammocks, board games, and a cool crowd.

8th Wonder Brewery is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Houston.

9. 8th Wonder Brewery

2202 Dallas St, Houston, TX
Brewery · Downtown Houston · 38 tips and reviews

Jonathan S.Jonathan Schnacke: Some of the best local craft beers in Houston.

Zachary R.Zachary Rand: Great venue. Excellent craft beer. Rocket Fuel (Vietnamese coffee stout) is one of the best beers I've ever had.

Liss V.Liss V.: Love this place! Great outdoor space and the inside is full of Houston nostalgia. Plus the beer is awesome. They have a variety of non-alcoholic options and a food truck on site which are nice options

The Ginger Man is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Houston.

10. The Ginger Man

5607 Morningside Dr (btwn Rice & University), Houston, TX
Beer Bar · University Place · 81 tips and reviews

Brian L.Brian Little: This is a great beer bar if you're looking for a solid selection of craft beer. If you want food and beer, not so much.

Eduard R.Eduard Rodriguez: They have a separate menu for the craft beer

Tyler L.Tyler Lund: The Ginger Man knows that the key to success is to do one thing and do it well. The thing they do well is beer. The menu features a huge selection of beer from around the world and many local crafts

Stone's Throw is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Houston.

11. Stone's Throw

1417 Westheimer Rd (Windsor St), Houston, TX
Cocktail Bar · Montrose · 22 tips and reviews

😜Yana F.😜Yana F😁: Um. House brewed ginger beer?! ... Yes please!

Kristina H.Kristina H: Ginger Rogers, Manhattan, punch, craft beer

ESTHERESTHER: Great cocktails, and the bartenders know what they are doing & can handle a crowd. Valet parking. Craft beer on tap. Not a ton of seating inside. Would come back.

The Original OKRA Charity Saloon is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Houston.

12. The Original OKRA Charity Saloon

924 Congress St (Main St.), Houston, TX
Cocktail Bar · Downtown Houston · 54 tips and reviews

Kara B.Kara Brooke: We had never been here before; therefore, we weren't aware they only served local brews. We were treated terribly (seriously worst service ever!) by Brittany.

Plwm B.Plwm Bwm: Beautiful venue with some decent local draft beers on draft

Colin D.Colin Daugherty: Amazing fresh baked cookies. Definitely worth the wait. And the profits go to great causes. Great cocktails and local beer options.

Cottonwood is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Houston.

13. Cottonwood

3422 N Shepherd Dr (34th Street), Houston, TX
Beer Garden · Garden Oaks · 82 tips and reviews

Rhonda P.Rhonda Power: I love the wide selection of crafted beers and the menu choices. Having an area that neighbors can bring their kids to play is very thoughtful too!

Local Houston MagazineLocal Houston Magazine: With an ever-changing craft beer and cocktail menu, Cottonwood makes it possible to call it home for an entire day or weekend. Read more.

Matt R.Matt Rodriguez: Great selection of craft beers & spirits.

Rudyard's British Pub is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Houston.

14. Rudyard's British Pub

2010 Waugh Dr (at Indiana St.), Houston, TX
Pub · Neartown - Montrose · 73 tips and reviews

Don N.Don No: Buried Hatchet Texas Craft Beers! Cheers!

Sophia D.Sophia Demetriou: Best local beer. Good food and amazing bartenders and shows upstairs

Dustin L.Dustin Lyday: Cozy spot for a pint of craft beer

Lowbrow is one of The 15 Best Places for a Craft Beer in Houston.

15. Lowbrow

1601 W Main St (Mandell), Houston, TX
Gastropub · Neartown - Montrose · 52 tips and reviews

Roxana A.Roxana Akbar: Basic bar with local beers.. Great atmosphere. Will definitely go back.

Thuan L.Thuan Le: Great local beers and the food was delicious!!! I got the juicy Lucy, crispy green beans, and the bf got the brisket sandwich. WE WERE HAPPILY STUFFED!! Also, music selection was awesome.

Britney S.Britney Samson: Crispy green beans with miso dippin' sauce are a must. Good selection of local brews, and strong wells.