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Local Brews Perfect for Spring Sippin'

04/08/2021 09:06PM ● By Jessie Chrobocinski

By: Jessie Chrobocinski  Photo by: Rachel Benavides

Craft beer fans will tell you all about the adventuresome brews in Corpus Christi. Now that a warm spring weekend is upon us, we've rounded up the five of our favorite and local craft beers to sip in style on the patio or at the beach. 

 

Khryseis - Lorelei Brewing Company

Lorelei's bright blonde ale, Khryseis, hits your tastebuds with a swirl of light, biscuit malt flavors, and a citrus finish. Find this brew canned in H-E-B and Spec's stores ready to enjoy at the beach, or sip and savor the unique flavors at the Lorelei Brewing Company taproom. 520 Nas Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78418

Brewery and Tap Room Hours: Monday-Thursday 2:30–8 pm, Friday-Saturday 2–10 pm

loreleibrewing.beer

 

Summer Breeze - Lazy Beach Brewing

Feeling lazy? Spark up some adventure at Lazy Beach Brewing Co. Bask in the warm weather and sip on Summer Breeze for a perfect lazy afternoon. With a 5.5% ABV, this hard kombucha leaves a sweet and refreshing blend of hibiscus, rose, and ginger flavor. Tart, sour, and slightly sweet, this refreshing alcoholic kombucha will leave you wondering, "where has this been all my life?!" 7522 Bichon St., Suite 100, Corpus Christi, TX 78414

Brewery and Tap Room Hours: Wed-Fri: 5-10pm, Sat: 3-10pm, Sun: 11am-2pm

lazybeachbrewing.com

 

Hop Bait IPA - Rebel Toad Brewing Company

If you prefer your beer hop-forward, then Hop Bait IPA is the next brew for you! A grapefruit and citrus profile mixed with sweet malt, medium bitterness to create a pleasant hop aroma. Enjoy drinking in the dimly lit, vibrantly painted taproom. 425 William St., Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Brewery and Tap Room Hours: Thu: 5–10 pm, Fri: 5 pm to midnight, Sat: 4 pm to midnight

rebeltoadbrewing.com

 

Left Handed Knives - B&J's Pizza and Brewpub

Left Handed Knives is a 4-star classic west coast style IPA brewed onsite at B&J's Pizza and Brewpub. With strong hops and light floral notes, this 7.45% ABV IPA is easy to sip quickly with pizza, wings, or subs. Don't forget to join the B&J's Beer Drinker's Club to track which premium beers you've had and earn awards for every 25 different premium beers you have. 6662 S. Staples St., Corpus Christi, TX 78413

Brewery and Restaurant Hours: Mon-Thu: 11 am-11 pm, Fri-Sat: 11 am to midnight, Sun: Noon to 1 pm

bandjspizza.com

 

The Texan - Railroad Brewing Company

If you find yourself in the heart of the Downtown Marina Arts District, stop by for a tall glass of their cool and smooth handcrafted pilsner. A beer made for Texans, The Texan pilsner is best served cold and paired with a plate of fresh Gulf seafood. 1214 N. Chapparal St., Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Restaurant Hours: Mon-Thu: 11 am-10 pm, Fri-Sat: 11 am-11 pm

railroadseafoodstation.com