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TheBreweryTap -An odd American bar

The Guardian Newspaper (UK)...

"With its ales, dartboards, Chelsea FC memorabilia and replica-kitted fans avidly watching the World Cup on an array of screens, the Brewery Tap could be anywhere in west London.

But the pub is in downtown Houston, Texas, with the languid Buffalo Bayou just to the rear and the skyscraping headquarters of oil and gas corporations leering over its entrance
." (Read Full Review)


"In the northwest corner of downtown, and fittingly occupying a portion of the old Magnolia Brewery building, The Brewery Tap serves up what are the best deals in town for quality beer." (Read Full Review)


"Get a couple of drinks" in a "cool historic building" at this pubby Downtowner; the barkeepers pour proper pints for the "beer drinkers" who come to watch soccer matches, play darts and "chill with friends." (Read Full Review)

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"A proper pub with proper football fans." - Brewer Crain

"Really miss this place now that I'm in Austin . Been going for over 20 years. A true Houston landmark!" - Steve Skinner.

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A state historical marker outside the Brewery Tap honors the building's past as one of Houston's biggest breweries, which at one point took up several acres of what is now prime downtown real estate. The Pub is housed in the old Houston Ice & Brewing Company building (the actual brewery shuttered in 1950).