Breweries & Distilleries

With Fredericksburg's German history, beer was bound to be found in town. Both Fredericksburg Brewing Company and Altstadt Brewery offer different varieties of brews to locales and visitors alike, while also providing delicious eats to patrons. Meanwhile, Elk Store Winery and Distillery is bottling its own spirits on Main Street.

fredericksburg brewing company

The oldest and most acclaimed brewpub in Texas, The Fredericksburg Brewing Company, is a staple in downtown Fredericksburg. Located on Main Street, you will find six different beers on tap including award-winning fresh ales with seasonal specialty brews and German-style lagers, as well as a full German menu in the restaurant. The Fredericksburg Brewing Company also offers 12 “bed and brew” rooms - where you can enjoy a stay in one of the accommodations over the brewery along Main Street.

In Fredericksburg since 1994, The Fredericksburg Brewing Company is the oldest brewpub in Texas and has been proclaimed...

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In Fredericksburg since 1994, The Fredericksburg Brewing Company is the oldest brewpub in Texas and has been proclaimed...

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altstadt brewery

The newest attraction in Fredericksburg, Altstadt Brewery, is an authentic Bavarian brewery dedicated to creating the purest easy-drinking beers guided by the historic German purity law of 1516. Altstadt’s premium German-style beers are made using only four ingredients - hops, barley, yeast and artesian spring water. The 120-acre property located just outside of Fredericksburg features a restaurant, brewery tours and more. 

Altstadt is an authentic Bavarian brewery dedicated to creating the purest, easy-drinking beers guided by the historic...

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Altstadt is an authentic Bavarian brewery dedicated to creating the purest, easy-drinking beers guided by the historic...

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dietz distillery

The newest addition to Fischer & Weiser's Das Peach Haus complex is Dietz Distillery, which offers small artisan batches of gin and peach and pear eau de vie with more products arriving soon. Visitors will learn about the process and history of alcohol distillation as well as explore the expansive world of spirits and how they have come together to make the cocktails we know and love.

An exciting new addition to Fischer & Wieser’s flagship property, Dietz Distillery is located just next door to Das...

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An exciting new addition to Fischer & Wieser’s flagship property, Dietz Distillery is located just next door to Das...

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elk store winery & distillery

And for those looking for a distillery experience - Elk Store Winery & Distillery located on Main Street is a great stop. Elk Store Winery & Distillery produces small-batch moonshine, gin, rum and whiskey from a one-of-a-kind handmade Kentucky copper still. While at the distillery you can enjoy tasting the small-batch liquors, handmade cocktails, wines from across the world and gourmet small plates. 

Following in the footsteps of his great grandfather, Todd Smajstrla, along with Scott Hladky, two Czech brothers from...

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Following in the footsteps of his great grandfather, Todd Smajstrla, along with Scott Hladky, two Czech brothers from...

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salvation spirits

Located in the heart of Texas Wine Country, Salvation Spirits is a purpose-driven, environmentally conscious distillery with a mission to make products of unsurpassed quality, out of the finest ingredients, and to share success with those in need. Salvation Spirits’ primary focus is on making premium craft vodka, gin and brandy infused with fruit organically grown on site, including peaches, plums, pears, and blackberries.

The Speakeasy is a specialty cocktail laboratory on a 10-acre orchard in Fredericksburg. The Speakeasy serves spirts...

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The Speakeasy is a specialty cocktail laboratory on a 10-acre orchard in Fredericksburg. The Speakeasy serves spirts...

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Insider Tip: Enjoy responsibly. Many Fredericksburg wine tour companies will also include brewery & distillery stops on custom wine tour packages. Uber, Lyft & taxi services are also available in Fredericksburg.

Transportation

There are dozens of transportation services in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County. From Uber to the Fredericksburg Trolley, to limo wine tours, private wine...

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