Is there a better way to celebrate the holidays than with a festive drink? Luckily for us, the creativity of Fort Worth’s culinary and bar scenes turns up during the holidays. Whether you like to imbibe with friends or prefer to sip a hot beverage with a book or journal, we have just the spot for you.
Breweries & Beers
Hop on the Fort Worth Ale Trail and try the holiday brews at these breweries.
HopFusion Ale Works – The Cousin Eddie
Rahr & Sons Brewing Company – Angry Santa, Drunken Santa, Bourbon Barrel Aged Winter Warmer
Martin House Brewing - Apple Pie, Scary Apple Pie, Mama’s Pumpkin Pie, Banana Cream Pie, Peanut Butter Pretzel Stout
Bars & Cocktails
Drink festively and responsibly at these Fort Worth bars that pull out all the stops with their winter warmers.
Bourbon & Shine – Country Campfire and Fall in Fort Worth cocktails will keep you cozy, along with their holiday pop-up.
Proper – Brown Butter Washed Bourbon Hot Toddy
Blackland Distilling – Fall Orientation, Salted Pecan Old Fashioned, Harvest Moon
Brewed – Peppermint Mocha Espresso Martini, S'mores Latte, Sugar Cookie Martini, Gingerbread Latte and a Holiday Candy Beer Flight
Tannahill’s Tavern & Music Hall – Sip and savor their array of holiday cocktails while you take in some live music.
Beverages aren’t the only things that become holiday-themed at these bars.
Nickel City – Nickel City is known for their explosive pop-up. The popular local gets jazzed up with holiday-themed decorations, drinks, shots, drinkware for sale and activities that’ll get you in the spirit.
Birdie’s Social Club – Their festive pop-up is going on now until December 25. And get in the holiday spirit with trivia! Show off your Christmas knowledge while enjoying the fun and relaxing atmosphere, with half-priced wings and 25% off all beer pitchers. Birdie’s will also host a night of Elf (the movie starring Will Ferrell) Trivia on December 12.
Down n’ Out – Mele Kalikimaka from this local watering hole as Down n’ Out transforms into a very Tiki Christmas bar. Enjoy a special tiki menu along with the usual Wednesday karaoke nights, Saturday dance parties and free roller dogs on Sunday. Themed glassware will be for sale.
Brewed – The popular brunch restaurant will transform into a winter wonderland for the season. With specialty drinks and dishes like green waffles, the Near Southside spot won’t fail to get you in a festive mood.
Holiday Coffee & Tea
Stay warm with these beverages and treats at Fort Worth’s coffee shops.
Cherry Coffee – head to the Near Southside for a cup of hot chocolate. And go on, order a Cinnamon Cruffin or a slice of Apple Cider Loaf.
Black Coffee - Black Coffee has some must-try coffee drinks for the season like the Cinnamon Roll Latte, Caramel Apple Matcha Latte, SPP (Sweet Potato Pie) Latte, or the Cinnamon Honey Latte.
Fort Worth Coffee Co. – For matcha fans, try their matcha latte called “The Grinch.”
Summer Moon – The Texas-based chain has a Peppermint Mocha Moon, Roasted Chestnut Latte and a Christmas Cookie Latte.
Ampersand – Christmas flavors abound at this local shop, with drinks like the Gingerbread Latte and Candy Cane Latte.
Indulge Cooking Studio and Tea Room will host a Holiday Inspired Afternoon Tea. Paired with savory and sweet treats, this will be the ultimate holiday sipping experience for tea lovers. December 17 at 2 pm. Register here.