National Beer Day

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Breweries, local restaurants, beer gardens, bars, and nightlife provide visitors and locals the opportunity to experience craft drinks and your favorites on tap. With the weekend coming up and the evening already here, it's time to wind down and take a moment to enjoy some local drinks. Whether you prefer crafts, drafts, or beer gardens, Bell County has plenty of options available. Discover your local businesses and where to find the best draft or craft beer to celebrate today. 

Fire Base Brewing Company

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Fire Base Brewing is located in Temple's downtown district at 8 S 1st St. Veteran-owned and operated, Fire Base Brewing Co. offers a unique experience with catchy names, fun events, and plenty of good beer to go around. Stop by this downtown business and try the Talk To Me Goose Cider, Celtic Warfare Nitro, Where Beagles Dare Pilsner, Fiddlers Green Pale Ale, and more. Fire Base Brewing has several beer options and wines from local wineries like Moose & Goose Winery and Dancing Bee Winery. Stop by to support a local, veteran-owned business and try a craft brew or two.

FoxDog Beer Garden

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FoxDog, Temple's friendly neighborhood beer garden, is located at 209 N 7th St. FoxDog is the place to be for a great time in an inviting atmosphere with friendly faces and an assortment of craft beers from many excellent Texas breweries and businesses. FoxDog is currently open on Fridays from 4:30 PM to 10 PM and Saturdays from 2 PM to 10 PM. This locally owned beer garden offers beer, wine, and the perfect blend of coffee. FoxDog features outdoor patio seating that is perfect for a night out enjoying the warm weather Temple is known for.

With great company comes great responsibility. You are responsible for having fun, getting social, and trying a new beer that you've never had before. If you haven't stopped by this local beer garden or haven't visited in a while, make plans to spend time at FoxDog on your next available Friday or Saturday night.

Tanglefoot Brewing

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Tanglefoot Brewing is a local brewery located at 1220 W Ave M. This local brewery serves classic Czech pale lagers, light and rich in flavor. Tanglefoot Brewing places its emphasis on the people. When you drink at this local business, it's about the experience and a sense of community with the locals who frequent this great business. Enjoy a great time with good friends, hearty conversations, and satisfying cold beer.

Treno Pizzeria & Taproom

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Treno Pizzeria & Taproom is located at 112 S 1st St. Try out this tech-savvy taproom and enjoy a pour-by-the-ounce pay setup. Start your tab and use the Treno Pizzeria & Taproom wristband to scan and pour one of the many beers that Treno's has to offer. You can pour as little or as much as you want, and you'll pay at the end of your visit by the ounce poured. This tap wall system is designed perfectly for those who want to sample a few different beers as they enjoy some savory wood-fired pizza. With a mix of over 30 domestic and craft beers, you are sure to find a beer you love at this downtown Temple business.

Bold Republic Brewing

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Bold Republic Brewing is located at 7070 Stonehollow Dr. This local brewery used to call Belton home before it moved to Temple and opened its doors at the new location in West Temple in 2022. The brewery has craft beers and delicious food and hosts events for all ages. The brewery has indoor and outdoor seating. Stop in and try a seasonal, themed beer or a Bold Republic Brewing beer that is among one of the local favorites. You will love the atmosphere, look, and feel of Bold Republic Brewing. 

BJ's Brewery & Tasting Room

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BJ's Brewery & Tasting Room is located at 602 E Central Ave. The brewery and tasting room crafts all of the beer for BJ's restaurants through its downtown Temple brewery. At this tasting room, craft matters. This local tasting room is open Friday and Saturdays from 4 to 10 PM. BJ's Brewery and Tasting Room offers private tours and events. Learn more by visiting this local tasting room's Instagram page.

Green Door On Second

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Green Door On Second at 12 S 2nd St. offers all the draft beer options you need to enjoy a cold drink with friends. Green Door On Second has events scheduled throughout the week. Sip on a draft beer with karaoke on Thursdays and Saturdays, a live piano show every Friday, and trivia on Wednesdays.  

3 West Ale House

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3 West Ale House is Temple's local sports bar and gastro pub located in West Temple at 7373 Honeysuckle. Grab a cold beer and delicious food on your next visit. 3 West serves over 35 craft beers from around the world. 

O'Brien's Irish Pub

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O'Brien's Irish Pub is located in downtown Temple 11 E Central Ave. Visitors can enjoy crafts, drafts, ciders, and more at this local pub. Celebrate an evening break from work or a weekend with a cold beer in hand, live music, and an Irish Pub. 

Wings Pizza N' Things

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One of the best sports bars and restaurants in Temple, Wings Pizza N' Things has ice-cold draft beer ready for you. Wings Pizza N' Things is located at 2112 SW H K Dodgen Loop #106. This local favorite has an excellent assortment of food on the menu for those looking to pair delicious food with a cold draft beer in hand. Stop by this lively restaurant for a draft or two after work. 

Bird Creek Burger Co.

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Bird Creek Burger Co. is located at 6 S Main St. We all know this downtown restaurant has some of the best burgers in Central Texas, but they are also widely regarded for their excellent assortment of beers available by the can or draft. Try craft beers from all over Central Texas or enjoy a domestic favorite. You can't go wrong with a good beer at Bird Creek Burger Co.