Proof that god loves us and stuff
More fun than beer, Balcones has been providing Texas whiskey and bourbon for over ten years. A Waco institution, Balcones offers distillery tours, tasting flights, and rotating cocktails.
225 South 11th Street
2pm-7pm Tue-Thu; 1pm-8pm Fri-Sat; Closed Sun-Mon
Distillery Tours: Thu 3:30pm & 5:15pm; Fri: 2pm & 5:15pm; Sat 2pm, 3:30pm, & 5:15pm
Two former mechanical engineers who turned their home-brew hobby into the best brewpub in Waco, Bare Arms offers six flagship beers, with kegs and growlers to go.
2515 La Salle Avenue
4pm-8pm Tue-Thu; 11am-10pm Fri-Sat; Closed Sun-Mon
While their planned Tap Room isn't yet open, you can find Brotherwell's beers in a number of local Waco establishments. Come by on Saturdays for a brewery tour and get one of their delicious offerings in your mouth.
400 East Bridge Street
3pm-9pm Fri, 12pm-9pm Sat, 12pm-5pm Sun; Closed Mon-Thu
With 16 beers on tap and a wide variety of craft beers, ciders, and wines available, Dancing Bear is a great Baylor hangout. They offer a $3 Pint of the Night, and you can get a sixer, growler, or a keg to keep your party rolling at home. .
1117 Speight Avenue
4pm-12am Mon-Thu; 2pm-1am Fri; 4pm-12am Sun; Closed Sat