Bottoms up! Houston is all about the beer

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Grab a glass and prepare to take a ride through the growing world of beer -- right here in the Bayou City!

At last check, there were at least 189 breweries in the city of Houston.

You read it right: Houston is all about the beer.

From the staple breweries of St. Arnold, 8th Wonder, Buffalo Bayou, Karbach, Texas Beer or Saloon Door, there are more breweries that continue to tap into the city.

With such success, St. Arnold recently announced its expansion plans for the future. Last year, Anheuser-Busch dropped a bombshell to the craft beer world. The company announced plans to buy Karbach.

For the IPA enthusiasts, if you venture out to Katy, No Label Brewing Company may fill the desires of your heart. Literally.

Take a trip further north and you'll find B-52 Brewing Company and Lone Pint Brewery.

BakFish may be brand-new, but the brewery is already becoming a must-stop in Pearland.

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* St. Arnold Brewing
* 8th Wonder Brewing
* Buffalo Bayou Brewing
* Karback Brewing
* Texas Beer
* Saloon Door
* No Label Brewing
* B-52 Brewing
* BakFish Brewing
* Lone Pint Brewery


If heading out to grab a cold one is not your cup of beer (pun intended), how about bringing the brewery to your own home?

Starting at $119.99, a home brewing kit takes about 40 minutes to bottle five gallons of beer. For more information, visit our Stretch Your Dollar page.

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