No matter where you are in the state, you’re never far from a Nebraska-crafted beer. Check into some (or all!) of these 8 stops for an authentic taste this weekend.
Support Nebraska small businesses by making a purchase (up to one gallon) to go or buying a gift card from your favorite brewery.
Flyover Brewing Co.
Scottsbluff – At this stylish spot, pair hand-crafted beers with build-your-own wood-fired pizza.
First Street Brewing Co.
Hastings – With an emphasis on regional ingredients, First Street serves a taste of Hastings in a laidback atmosphere.
Scratchtown Brewing Company
Ord – This beer begins with water from the Ogallala Aquifer, resulting in crisp, clean flavors.
Loop Brewing Co.
McCook – Order a flight of house-brewed beer—plus a stone-baked pizza—at this brewpub inside a historic icehouse.
Boiler Brewing Company
Lincoln – Sip beer, mead or cider in the former boiler room of Lincoln’s historic Grande Manse building.
Taylor – Discover always-on-tap varieties like the Sandhills Cream Ale, a comforting kitchen menu and even overnight cabins.
Schilling Bridge Winery & Microbrewery
Pawnee City – Unwind at this farm/winery/microbrewery complex that features an 1890 Limestone Rock Island Railroad bridge.
Nebraska Brewing Company
Omaha – Ask about seasonal and barrel-aged selections or reach for the classic: a malty Nebraska Pils.