The 10 Best Breweries in Arkansas!

From pale ales to flavorful stouts, you’ll find some of the best beer ever brewed right here in the Natural State. With so many great choices it can be hard to decide just where to go to find just the right brewery but we’ve got ya covered! Let us help make your brewery selection easy with our list of the 10 best breweries in Arkansas.

1. Hog Haus Brewing Company, Fayetteville, AR

Wilkommen to the Hog Haus Brewing Company! Owner Julie Sill reopened what was formerly known as the Ozark Brewing Company in 2004, renaming it Hog Haus. Today this brewery is among the top of its kind in Arkansas. Adding to its appeal among local beer drinkers, Hog Haus is the only place in Fayetteville that sells its own beer-to-go in half-gallon jugs known as Growlers.

2. Core Brewing & Distilling Company, Springdale, AR

With seven locations in Arkansas (Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Bentonville, North Little Rock, Rogers, and two in Springdale), this brewery is determined to become the hometown beer of Arkansas. Jesse Core, the founder of Core Brewing, started this company in September 2010 with just a one-barrel RIMS brewhouse and eight small fermenters. With a culture of humility and hard work, Core Brewing & Distilling Company places emphases on customers and the community, which has allowed this one-of-a-kind brewery to flourish in Arkansas. Barney the wiener dog and company mascot would agree that this is where you’ll find the natural state of beer. 

3. Fossil Cove Brewing Co, Fayetteville, AR

Fossil Cove Brewing Co, named after their favorite fossil-laden cove on the shores of Beaver Lake, was formed in 2012 and is based in college-town Fayetteville. Their love for community and craft is evident in their ales. Fossil Cove’s popular six-packs are available in their Tasting Room, where eleven beers are on tap at all times, as well as at liquor stores throughout the state.

4. Apple Blossom Brewing Company, Fayetteville, AR

Since it opened, this craft brewpub has donated over $60,000 worth of product and service. A portion of all proceeds from Apple Blossom Brewing Company’s Kessler Trail Ale, a Belgium Ale beer, go to benefit the Ozark Off Road Cyclists and the Fayetteville Natural Heritage Association. Check out Apple Blossom’s website if you’re in need of a donation!

5. Lost Forty Brewing, Little Rock, AR

With a motto that states, “Honor the craft, love the land, drink to the future”, this micro-brewery is deeply rooted in Arkansas. Lost Forty is named after the historic forest that sits on forty acres in Calhoun County. Locals love the craft beers here at the Lost Forty!

6. Stone’s Throw Brewing, Little Rock, AR

Once upon a time four men met in a local home brew club and a successful micro-brewery was born in McArthur Park Historical District. Stone’s Throw Brewing turned a dusty old building into the best brewery in Little Rock, where they aim to make beer worth drinking.

7. Superior Bathhouse Brewery and Distillery, Hot Springs, AR

Keeping Hot Springs on tap, Superior Bathhouse Brewery was the first brewery in a U.S. National Park and the world’s first to use natural thermal spring waters as their main ingredient. Using the unique 144-degree water, Superior Bathhouse Brewery has a variety of craft beer flavors that range from light to dark and from strong to mild.

8. Blue Canoe Brew Co, Little Rock, AR

Blue Canoe Brew Co. has been a popular establishment since it opened on Dec. 6, 2014. Located in the heart of downtown Little Rock, this nano-brewery and taproom is well-known for making delicious local craft beer. Stop in Tuesday through Sunday for a taste of Blue Canoe Brew and try one of their local flavors like Razorback Rye or 4x4 Pale Ale!

9. Bike Rack Brewing Co, Bentonville, AR

Bentonville’s oldest brewery was established in 2013, taking its name from the lifestyle of the local biking community. Bike Rack Brewing handcrafts the finest of ales using quality ingredients and local inspiration. Come have a craft beer experience like no other at Bike Rack Brewing Co., where they are “crafting local, quality ales for our community and trails.”

10. Ozark Beer Company, Rogers AR

Hard work makes honest beer here at Ozark Beer Company where they have been officially serving beer since October 2013. Patrons can clearly see the hard work and craftsmanship with just one sip of an ale or stout from Ozark Beer Company.

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