10 of the best San Antonio beers to beat the summer heat

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Summer may have officially started last month, but we've been feeling the heat for weeks already and some of us could use a respite in the form of a nice, cold pint. San Antonio is home to more than 15 local breweries - and that is not including the ones in New Braunfels, San Marcos, and the Hill Country - and that means there are more than enough beers to satiate any palate.

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— Katy Barber

San Antonio breweries gear up for 4th of July with new beers honoring military

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San Antonio is home to more than 15 local breweries and that means new seasonal releases are always around the corner. Some local breweries are honoring military men and women in some special upcoming releases, and others are just trying to help beat the summer heat. Here's some worth giving a try.

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— Katy Barber

Two San Antonio breweries win medals at inaugural Texas Craft Brewers Cup

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Alamo Beer Co. and Freetail Brewing made San Antonio proud at the inaugural Texas Craft Brewers Cup this weekend, each bringing home a pair of medals in four separate categories Freetail's La Muerta Imperial Stout brought home the gold in the Smoke & Chili Beer category - contending with other brews that have been imbued with smoky flavors - and its Conserveza Blonde Ale placed third in the Golden, Blonde & Light Ales division.

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— Nina Rangel

San Antonio's Alamo Beer releasing two limited-edition brews to celebrate Fiesta

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Alamo Beer Co. is celebrating San Antonio's biggest party with two Fiesta-themed brews. The San Antonio craft brewer's new, limited-edition offerings are Beer on a Stick, a Mexican-style lager served in a vibrant can, and Fiestaval, a watermelon light lager made with a splash of agua fresca.

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— Nina Rangel

Gregg Spickler - Alamo Beer Company

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This month on the Brews Less Traveled Beer Club Podcast, Julie and co-host Mike explore the craft beer scene of San Antonio, TX. This week begins our stop in San Antonio with Alamo Beer Company's Golden Ale and 'Davy Bockett', a Helles Bock. Also, a conversation with special guest Gregg Spickler, Brewmaster and Head of Operations of Alamo Beer Company.

— Gregg Spickler

All the great dads, and everyone else, we saw at Alamo Beer Co.'s FatherFest in San Antonio

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Alamo Beer Co. held its annual FatherFest over the weekend, celebrating dads, good beer and good health. The Father's Day celebration included craft brews, barbecue, live music, local vendors, games and free onsite PSA testing.

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— San Antonio Current Staff

Meet the San Antonio Brahmas at Alamo Beer Company before the XFL season

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As the XFL takes a third crack at professional football, the San Antonio Brahmas will be having a meet and greet on Thursday, February 9 at Alamo Beer Company from 5 to 7 p.m.

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— Gabriel Romero

SA brewery scores XFL Brahmas beer and branding deal

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Alamo Beer Co. has struck a corporate sponsor deal with the XFL and its San Antonio Brahmas team just days out from the new league's Feb. 18 launch.

Alamo Beer Co. founder Eugene Simor is hitching his brand to the XFL and San Antonio Brahmas
— W. Scott Bailey

Alamo Beer Company debuts official San Antonio Brahmas beer

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San Antonio's newest professional sports team has struck its first official partnership ahead of the Brahmas' highly anticipated season opener on Sunday, February 19. The more-than-pint-sized partnership will take a local brewery's popular classic and give it a huge rebrand.

San Antonio Brahmas players during a player meet and greet at Alamo Beer Company.
— Katy Barber

Alamo Beer Co. and Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co. XFL Beer Bet

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Alamo Beer Co. and Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co. are getting into the XFL season with a friendly wager for the upcoming game on Sunday February 26th when the San Antonio Brahmas take on the Orlando Guardians at the first home game of the season for the Orlando Guardians at Camping World Stadium.

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