Visit The Spoetzl Brewery Visit The Spoetzl Brewery

It’s Not Just a Tour.
It’s An Experience.

The K. Spoetzl Brewery tour is an interactive tour that takes you from start to finish on what makes Shiner Beers so special and unique. Book your tickets today, because if you haven’t been lately, you haven’t been at all.


Our new K. Spoetzl Distillery has opened and we are excited to announce tours are available Thursday – Sunday. Enter the tour through our new speak-easy, and take an inside look at our new distillery, where every drop of Shiner Craft Spirits is made.

Distillery tours are strictly a first-come-first-serve basis and cannot be reserved online. 

Reserve Your Tour

Click the link below to reserve your K. Spoetzl Brewery tour today. Distillery tours are not available to book online. Please call the brewery for more information.

Payment for brewery and distillery tours is accepted upon check-in on site. Upgraded tour packages are also available at check-in. Brewery tours are complimentary for guests nine and under. No minors are allowed on the distillery tour. 

Click “Find Out More” below to see information on our brewery AND distillery tour packages. See you soon!


Tour Packages:


Check out our new on site restaurant, K. Spoetzl BBQ Co. Pairs well with Shiner Beers and Spirits.


Hours of operation currently:

  • Monday – Thursday: 11am to 6pm
  • Friday: 11am to 7pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 7pm
  • Sunday: 12pm to 6pm


K. Spoetzl Brewery tours are conducted approximately every half hour.

* subject to change *

The last tour is at 4:30 p.m. everyday.

YES. Tour times are subject to change based on slow vs busy days.

If you have any questions about a tour time for either brewery OR distillery, please contact OR call (361)594-3383.

We can accommodate around 20 people on the BREWERY  tour.

We can accommodate around 12 people on the DISTILLERY tour.

Private BREWERY tours are available for groups of 20 or more. Please contact to make arrangements.

Tours fill up quickly, so we encourage you to reserve your spot online.

Brewery tour packages start at $25 for guests over 21 and $10 for guest under 21; payment is taken when you arrive for your tour.

Distillery tour packages are $25 for guest. No minors allowed on this tour; payment is taken when you arrive for your tour.

We kindly ask to check-in for your tour at least 15 minutes prior to the start of your scheduled tour. This will allow time for you to pay for your tour before it begins and enjoy the beautiful brewery scenery. Please note, if you do not check in within 15 minutes of your scheduled tour start time, your reservation may be forfeited. If you happen to run late for your reservation, we may occasionally be able to fit you back in to a later tour, but that is not always the case as tours fill up quickly and are limited to 20 guests per tour.

We have non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase.

We love furry friends and have lots of shade and room to play in our yard! Because we are a working brewery we ask that pets, comfort, and emotional support animals remain outside all brewery buildings, unless it is a service animal. We kindly ask that pets are kept on a leash and not allowed to roam free for the safety of the pet and our other guests.

Yes, children are allowed on brewery tours and children nine and under are free.

No minors allowed on the distillery tour, due to sampling.

Please make sure to reserve a spot for all individuals in your party when booking your tour. Again, we are a working brewery, so we ask that all  children remain with adult supervision at all times for the safety of them and our brewery employees.

Please inquire with your tour host for our currently available options.

Yes, we offer a 50% discount on $25 tour package and a 10% discount on any gift shop merchandise for first-responders, military, and clergy members (must show identification upon check-in).

A bundle for distillery and brewery tours is also available.

We do not require masks, but if you would feel more comfortable wearing one please feel free to do so. We also have hand sanitizer available at all exits and sanitize all surfaces throughout the brewery regularly.


  • 13th – Chili Cookoff
  • 10th – Valentine’s Celebration
  • 2nd- Kosmos’s Birthday Party
  • 8th – 17th – Spring Break at the Brewery
  • 16th- St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
  • 23rd – John Hybner BBQ Cookoff
  • 30th Easter at K. Spoetzl
  • 26th Hot Rod Tour of Texas
  • 5th- Cinco De Mayo Celebration
  • 1st – 5th Teacher’s Appreciation Week
  • 4th – Beer Collectors show
  • 10th-12th- Mother’s Day Celebration
  • 24th-27th- Memorial Weekend Celebration
  • 14th – 16th- Father’s Day Celebration
  • 4th-7th- 4th of July Weekend/ Freedomfest
  • 10th- Back to School Celebration
  • 30th – Sept. 2nd – Labor Day weekend
  • 28th – 2nd Annual Shinerfest
  • 4th – 6th- Shiner Oktoberfest at the Brewery Weekend 1
  • 11th – 13th- Shiner Oktoberfest at the Brewery Weekend 2
  • 26th- Pumpkin Patch at the Brewery
  • 8th – 11th – Veteran’s Day Weekend
  • 16th – Beer Run
  • 27th – Thanksgiving Eve
  • 7th – Christmas at K. Spoetzl
  • 31st- New Year’s Eve Pregame

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