The Fourth of July is a great time to have a big backyard BBQ with friends and family, and nothing beats a good beer when celebrating the holiday. Even better than just buying generic beer from the store is to show up for the BBQ with some locally brewed specialty craft beers. When it comes to the DFW area, there are a lot of options for local breweries and there is a lot of great tasting and unique craft beers available. Here is a look at the best craft beers in DFW for you Fourth of July backyard BBQ.
Numb Comfort
Deep Ellum Brewing Company
2823 St. Louis Street
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 888-3322
www.deepellumbrewing.comLocated in the historic Deep Ellum district, the Deep Ellum Brewing Company offers a lot of fun events for fans of great home brewed beers. They offer tours, hold special events, and have food trucks located outside as well. For people looking for the best DFW based craft beers for their backyard BBQ, Deep Ellum Brewing has a perfect seasonal flavor for the Fourth of July. The Numb Comfort is released every year in the spring and boasts a 92 rating on Beer Advocate. It is spicy and has a cinnamon flavor. Also popular from Deep Ellum Brewing Company is their IPA.
Community Mosaic IPA
Community Beer Company
1530 Inspiration Drive #200
Dallas, TX 75207
(214) 751-7921
www.communitybeer.comThe Community Beer Company also offers an open house and tours for beer lovers every Saturday. They also have a taproom that is open nightly from Wednesday through Saturday. When looking for the perfect craft beer for the Fourth of July, Community Beer Company offers their Community Mosaic IPA. This beer has a slight citrus and bitterness flavor, while remaining just mild enough to taste great to everyone who just wants a good beer. Anyone who has had drinks at the Truck Yard has probably seen the Community Mosaic IPA, as it is the house beer for that bar.
Boss Lady Rustic Red 
Four Corners Brewing Company
423 Singleton Blvd
Dallas, TX 75212
(214) 748-2739
www.fcbrewing.comIn 2011, Dallas was the biggest U.S. city without a microbrewery until Four Corners Brewing Company cut through the red tape to introduce locally brewed craft beers to the Dallas area. They now are one of the largest and most popular breweries in the DFW area and offer tours every Saturday from noon until 1:30 p.m. For people who are trying to find the perfect craft beer for any Fourth of July BBQ celebration, Four Corners offers their Boss Lady Rustic Red. The brew is named after Diane Fourton, the co-owner of the Pecan Lodge, and has to be ordered exclusively at the Pecan Lodge, a BBQ specialty pub in Deep Ellum.Related:  Best Bars To Get Local Beer In DFW

Franconia Dunkel
Franconia Brewing Company
495 McKinney Parkway
McKinney, TX 75071
(972) 542-0705
www.franconiabrewing.comThe Franconia Brewing Company is considered one of the greenest microbreweries in the DFW area, which makes them a nice choice for those beer lovers who also want to watch out for the environment. Located in McKinney, this company specializes in Bavarian brew, combining their accessibility in North Texas with their German heritage. While not a truly American taste for the Fourth of July BBQ, Franconia does offer something unique for people celebrating their independence with the Franconia Dunkel. This is a dark lager and is a rich, but not heavy, beer.
Revolver Blood 
Revolver Brewing
5600 Matlock Road
Granbury, TX 76049
(817) 736-8034
revolverbrewing.comGranbury is just southwest of Fort Worth in the DFW area and has some great options for anyone looking for a local beer for the Fourth of July BBQ. This local DFW brewery offers their Revolver Blood and Honey hefeweizen. This is an unfiltered beer that means there is a unique and appetizing texture to the palate. It is also very refreshing, making it a great beer to drink outdoors, especially when working on a great Fourth of July BBQ. Anyone who likes Blue Moon will find a very tasty replacement with the Revolver Blood and Honey.Related: Best Craft Beer Happy Hours In DFW

Shawn S. Lealos is a freelance writer who graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2000 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. He writes for a variety of national publications and has over 15 years of sports journalism experience. Follow Shawn on Twitter @sslealos. Examiner.com.

Comments