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The Lone Pint Brewery is a grassroots insurrection with the true beer lover in mind. We are dedicated to creating distinctive local Texas ales that are tasty, hoppy, and quaffable. We use raw whole cone hops for bittering, flavoring, aroma, and dry hopping in our brews. However, an equally important ingredient is the renewable energy that powers our Brewery. The spent grain is fed to a local dairy farmer's cows and the spent hops live on in our beer.

Craft brewing is an American institution. Our brewhouse and tanks are from Nevada, our boiler from Pennsylvania, our kegging machine from California, our chiller from Oregon, our bottling machine from Washington, and our mill from Canada (close enough, eh!). Point being, we kept the love at home, doing our part to insure that craft brewing will always remain an American institution.

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Update, September 22nd:

Magnolia will be hosting the Stroll Through the Renaissance Festival this Saturday. The Brewery will be open from noon-7pm. Please look for signs indicating free parking. Good times will be had by all!

 

Update, September 14th:

The Zythophile Mandarina Bavaria release is extra special because we are donating a portion of the profits to a great Houston organization: The Buffalo Bayou Rowing Center

Over the next few weeks, we will be promoting their cause at various establishments. Stay tuned for a listing.

 

Update, September 12th:

Fresh out this week, another new brew from our Zythophile Series using Mandarina Bavaria hops.

Zythophile Lone Hop Ale: Mandarina Bavaria

American Two Row malted barley, German Mandarina Bavaria hops (daughter of Cascade), and our house yeast. Appearance is hazy orange with a solid white head. Nose is tangerine and melon. Tastes initially of sweet orange; finishes with a light citrus flavor and smooth bitterness.

ABV: 6.6%    IBUs: 56

 

Update, August 31st:

 

Update, August 25th:

Due to Hurricane Harvey we will be closed this weekend.

 

Update, July 18th:

Fresh out this week, our Zeno's Pale Ale is back for the summer. Just long enough to stop in, crash on your couch, then leave like an old college roommate.

Zeno's Pale Ale

American Two Row malted barley and a sprinkle of Munich Malt Type I, Vic Secret + El Dorado hops, and our house yeast. Appearance is a somewhat clear light orange with a thin white head. Nose is nutty malt with a delicate hop aroma. Tastes initially of biscuit, nutty malt, and light hoppiness; this is followed by piney bitterness with lingering hints of orange & guava. Quaffable.

ABV: 5.5%    IBUs: 43

 

Update, June 14th:

Fresh out this week, another new brew from our Zythophile Series using Vic Secret hops.

Zythophile Lone Hop Ale: Vic Secret

American Two Row malted barley, Australian Vic Secret hops (sister to Topaz), and our house yeast. Appearance is hazy orange with a solid white head. Nose is light bready malt with a complex mix of pine, lemon grass, pineapple, and guava. Tastes initially of light malt sweetness and grapefruit; this is then followed by an equally complex flavor profile with hints of lemon, guava, and basil.

ABV: 6.6%    IBUs: 67

 

Update, June 5th:

The Saint Arnold Tribute week is upon us. Go here for the deets.

We have Lone Pint-ized Santo by transforming it into an Imperial Black IPA called Brock the Night Away. If this surprises you, then welcome to our website for the first time.

On June 9th we will be hanging out at Nobi Public House giving away a sweet pint glass with our fine ale. See you there.

The artwork below was created by one of our assistant brewers, Alex Bennett.

 

Update, June 1st:

Come out and join us as we celebrate Saint Arnold's anniversary. Each brewery has brewed their version of a Saint Arnold beer. Next week should be fun. Stay tuned for more info...

June 5: Flying Saucer Downtown

June 6: Axelrad

June 7: Hay Merchant

June 8: Hop Scholar

June 9: Nobi Public House

June 11th: Cottonwood

 

Update, April 25th:

PorchDrinking.com just showed some love for the Rose. Check it out here.

 

Update, April 24th:

Zythophile Ella has been released.

Zythophile Lone Hop Ale: Ella

American Two Row malted barley, Australian Ella hops (half-sister to Galaxy), and our house yeast. Appearance is hazy orange with a solid white head. Nose is light bready malt with hints of orange and pine. Tastes initially of light malt sweetness and orange zest; followed by pungent grapefruit peel bitterness.

ABV: 6.6%    IBUs: 66

 

Update, March 22nd:

Hop Culture just wrote a great piece on our Brewery. Check it out here.

Another new Zythophile is being brewed this week. This batch will use...

 

Update, February 15th:

Fresh out this week, another new brew from our Zythophile Series using Loral hops.

Zythophile Lone Hop Ale: Loral

Two Row malted barley, Loral hops (HBC 291), and our house yeast. The nose exhibits sharp lemon and hints of dark fruit. Tastes of smooth bitterness, finishing with stronger dark fruit notes. The complexity grows after a few sips. Cheers!

ABV: 6.6%    IBUs: 61

 

Update, January 3rd:

Happy New Year!

This week we have released yet another brew, our holiday perennial:

Knecht Ruprecht IV

This year we brewed a Chocolate Coffee Milk Stout. Rich, delicious coffee from Houston's Southside Espresso, freshly roasted Venezuelan cocoa nibs, and a touch of milk sugar marry beautifully with this American Stout.

Tasting Notes: big chocolate coffee nose; sweet roasty maltiness with a nice chocolate coffee backbone.

ABV: 7.0%    IBUs: 42

Cheers!

 

Update, December 22nd:

This week we have released a new beer:

Whallapalooza Ale

This seasonal ale, a Graf, is made with a hefty amount of dark crystal malts and fermented with apple juice.

Tasting Notes: caramel and toffee offset with a nice apple-ly tartness.

ABV: 6.3%    IBUs: 25

Cheers!

 

Update, December 18th:

We will be OPEN on December 24th.

Cheers!

 

Update, November 7th:

The next in our series of single hop beers will be released this week: Zythophile Cashmere

Cashmere is a cross between Cascade and Northern Brewer. It exhibits flavors of coconut, peach, tangerine, and lemon.

Cheers!

 

Update, September 27th:

The new Lone Pint Brewery Swag Site is online! Click the link to the right -->

On October 1st please use the alternate parking per this map:

 

Update, September 7th:

They're here...

   

 

Update, August 27th:

Our new bottling line has been commissioned. There will not be any 750mL bottles on the market for the next couple of weeks as we prepare to debut our new 4packs. Beginning with Yellow Rose, our beers will become much more available at retailers. Thanks for your patience.

In the meantime, go grab a pint of our newest Zythophile Lone Hop Ale: Idaho #7.

Zythophile Idaho #7

American two-row and German Pilsner malted barley with Idaho #7 hops.

Tasting Notes: Idaho #7 exhibits a delicate citrus nose. Strong tannic bitterness with flavors of pineapple & apricot.

ABV: 6.0%    IBUs: 52

 

Update, June 13th:

Well, we've been quite busy lately as we are preparing for the new bottling line. However, this has not kept us from debuting two new beers: our first Barley Wine and the newest Zythophile brew.

Also, 500mL bottles are coming. Check out this link for more info.

The Wanderer

Our barley wine is made with Extra-pale Maris Otter, Monastique, and a sprinkle of Roasted Barley. The hops used are Columbus, Centennial, Mosaic, and Rakau.

Tasting Notes: Body is thick, but not cloyingly so; sweet, nutty maltiness. Well balanced, with a nice dank punch in the nose from the massive Rakau dry hop charge.

ABV: 9.0%    IBUs: 80

 

Zythophile Waimea

American two-row malted barley, Munich Malt, and Waimea hops (New Zealand).

Tasting Notes: This hop exhibits a nice fruity & spicy nose. Very smooth bitterness with flavors of pine & sweet citrus.

ABV: 6.7%    IBUs: 62

 

Update, April 22nd:

On Saturday, April 30th, come to the Brewery for boiled crawfish and chilled tunes. Bring a chair.

On Saturday, May 7th, we will be hosting Open Mic during brewery hours. If you have talent, SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT!

 

Update, April 12th:

On Saturday, May 7th, we will be hosting Open Mic during brewery hours. If you have talent, SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT!

 

Update, March 16th:

Our newest single hop IPA has been released: Zythophile Dr. Rudi.

Zythophile Dr. Rudi

American two-row malted barley, Munich Malt, and Dr. Rudi hops (New Zealand).

Tasting Notes: This hop exhibits a subtle yet complex nose of tangerine and lemongrass. Smooth bitterness with flavors of tropical fruit, tangerine, lime, and lemongrass.

ABV: 6.5%    IBUs: 61

 

Update, February 15th:

The 120BBL tanks have landed and are installed; additional kegs en route. More Rose for all soon!

       

We want to thank the Specs at 8416 Katy Frwy (near Voss). They have our complete line up on the shelf!

 

Update, January 5th:

Our new 120BBL tanks arrive this Friday!

 

Update, December 9th:

Well, we've been quite busy preparing for our new 120BBL tanks. They will be here early next month!

Until then, we have our annual Christmas brew, Knecht Ruprecht, to keep us happy. This year we brewed a Smoked Imperial Stout. Cheers!

Knecht Ruprecht III  (2015)

Our third holiday ale is a Smoked Imperial Stout. It uses Pale Ale Malt as the base, Double Roasted Crystal, Roasted Barley, Beechwood Smoked Malt, and a mixture of English and American hops.

Tasting Notes: black as night with an cappuccino colored head; thick body, caramelly sweet, with notes of toffee, nuts, and toast; subtle smoke flavor initially and on the finish

ABV: 9.0%    IBUs: 40

 

Update, October 26th:

Halloween is just around the corner. Come celebrate it in costume this Saturday at the brewery.

Best costume wins a Lone Pint t-shirt and a case of Yellow Rose!!!

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Update, October 2nd:

Our Ghost Chile Porter, UndeadHeadEd, is out to welcome in the fall season. Very scrumptious. Seek it.

Important: anyone looking to visit the Brewery this Saturday, please park only in the areas designated on this map:

This is only for this weekend. Normal parking resumes next weekend. Cheers!

 

Update, September 11th:

We have quite a few new releases scheduled for the coming months:

Our Ghost Chile Porter and Braggot are back! Plus the newest Zythophile is just around the corner...stay tuned.

 

Update, August 3rd:

This Saturday Grifters & Shills will be playing along with touring songwriter Brad Fielder!

 

Update, July 31st:

This Saturday Little Outfit will be playing!

 

Update, July 20th:

Lone Pint Brewery has been nominated by The Daily Meal for their 50 Best Craft Breweries in America!

Cheers! Please vote for us!

 

Update, June 17th:

Lily & Seamus has been re-released as a hoppy wheat, perfect for summer quaffling: Pours a frothy white head, with a hazy yellow body. The nose is primarily orange, with notes of tangerine, apricot, and pine. Upfront it has a light malt presence with light breadiness. It finishes dry and hoppy. 41 IBU's and 5.8% AbV.

The Culture Trip voted us one of the 10 Best Craft Breweries in Texas! Thanks guys!

*** WE WILL BE CLOSED ON JUNE 20TH ***

 

Update, June 1st:

*** WE WILL BE CLOSED ON JUNE 20TH ***

 

Update, May 19th:

We will be brewing a batch of Yellow Rose in Austin this weekend at Bangers. Come check it out!

 

Update, April 28th:

Come join us on May 2nd for the Magnolia Corks n Canvas Festival on the Stroll!

*** We will be closed on Saturday, May 16th. ***

 

Update, April 8th:

Zythophile Equinox is out! Seek it. This is a new new hop just released last year.

 

Update, March 11th:

Check out the March issue (#98) of Beer advocate. They did a little piece on us. Thanks Beer advocate!

Also, the Second Annual Houston Firkin Festival is on March 28th. Come sample some exotic cask ales.

 

Update, February 19th:

The next Zythophile is coming in a few weeks!

Also, we have changed our food format on Saturdays. There is now food for purchase.

 

Update, January 28th:

Gentleman's Relish Nitro is back. Good times will be had by all!

 

Update, January 6th:

Happy 2015 all!

 

 

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