Blue Star Brewing Company | San Antonio, Texas
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Blue Star Brewing Company
Good based on 35 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

1414 S Alamo St, Ste 105
San Antonio, Texas United States 78210 [ print map ]
210 212 5506 | facebook | twitter | food menu | beer menu

Hours: Mon - Thu 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM; Fri - Sat 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM; Closed Sun

Mayor: Travlr (3) | Taps: 4-6 | Bottles: 0

Blue Star Brewing Company

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Beer Available At Blue Star Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Blue Star Texican Lager 28, Blue Star Flying Pig Extra Pale Ale 22, Blue Star Pale Ale 45, Blue Star King William Ale 73, Blue Star Spire Stout 68, Blue Star Wheathead 47, Blue Star Scottish Ale , Blue Star European Pilsner 28, Blue Star Close Encounter 34, Blue Star Raspberry Gesyer , Blue Star Dunkelhead
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35 reviews for Blue Star Brewing Company
 Ambiance  76%
 Service  76%
 Selection  54%
 Food  67%
 Value  70%
 Overall  66%
 Rating  73%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill  (112) South Carolina | June 24, 2014
About 10 beers on tap, including one cask. Good sized space with bar, table and outdoor seating. Beers of b=variable quality and style. Free parking. Very beer-centric venue wth loads of brewing equipment in clear view, yet more upscale feel than implied by this description.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
Shanebrews  (8) Texas | May 15, 2014
This is a neat brewery in a little art district. The dťcor is simple and pays tribute to cycling. The beer is very good: true to style, technically sound, and sort of middle of the road in style. The staff was attentive. I liked this spot.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr  (1748) Washington, Washington DC | April 10, 2014
Food is above average for a brewpub. Beer range is pretty tasty, with occasional seasonal or special stuff. Staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Good addition to the area. Re-rate after a long time away. Warning, the bridge over the river was closed, so I parked in a residential area a couple of blocks away. Still noce to come here and see the river turn back into a river, its job entertaining tourists done. They are now doing sour beers, very tasty ones at that. Service was exceptional on this visit - table staff knew the beers backwards and forwards, were generous with free samples, and had good recommendations. Well worth a visit.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321  (302) Hoboken, New Jersey | February 25, 2014
I found this brewpub to be only decent. The prices were pretty solid, and the beers werenít bad, but they just all felt a little lacking. Overall, I still enjoyed the visit.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2  (772) Hanover, Maryland | October 25, 2013
This is a nice gem in downtown, mostly constructed of recycled industrial building materials. The house beers are good and there were some one-offs. Our service was spot on, and the food is very good. This is a must stop in San Antonio.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
t0rin0  (1470) Do Not Resuscitate, California | September 18, 2013
Visited October 2011.

Walked along the river to get here on a muggy Texas night. Very scenic walk along the water though, even if the weather was miserable. Blue Star was pretty close and I had heard good things about the food so beer and dinner seemed like a good idea. The food was pretty good and the beer was alright. My favorite of the bunch was the pils with my least favorite being the wheat. I really wish people would stop making garbage-style hefes. Just stop it. There was some loud music playing which could make it difficult to have a conversation but outside on the deck was nice enough, despite the 150% humidity and 90 degrees. Itís been a while since Iíve been here but I could see coming back after a walking tour of the scenic part of town for some food. Otherwise, Iíll stop somewhere else for a better beer. Oh, and the service was a bit slow.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Beerenberger  (66) Fischer, Texas | September 14, 2013
Nice seating both inside and out. Food and service were outstanding. The beer was much better than I remember it. Being near the Blue Star Art Mueseum is also a plus.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 14/20
jimmie65  (29) Texas | June 14, 2012
Small bar in Southtown. Great place to gra a burger and a beer, especially after a long bike ride. Service can be iffy.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000  (101) McKinney, Texas | November 15, 2011
Not a bad place to grab a pint and some food if you are near downtown San Antonio. Located on the Riverwalk, about a mile and half from the Alamo. The food is standard pub fare, with the burgers being pretty good. The beer ranges from not very good to slightly above average. During a recent trip they had a sour on tap that was pretty good, and they also have a nice stout. Not as good as the beers at Freetail, but there will likely be something on tap worth drinking.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
BMWiens  (11) Texas | July 10, 2011
Located along the Riverwalk (but a pretty far stroll from the Alamo and downtown), this was a nice find. Family atmosphere, decent food in a restaurant that also happens to serve beer brewed on-site. Didnít have my first choice available on the day I sent, but the second choice was fine.

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