They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Well Saint Arnold Brewing Company should be very flattered right now. They are easily the reason that the state of Texas has a craft brewing industry, holding strong as a bastion in the business.
Twenty-three years ago, they started down this road and never looked back. And lucky for us, they carved the path for many who would follow, bestowing upon us their finely crafted beers. They developed some of the best talent in the business, and many have gone on to form their own very successful operations. To pay homage to the ones who started it all here in the Lone Star State, five breweries in the Houston area have decided to each recreate a Saint Arnold classic brew utilizing their own creative method or ingredients. Read about it here.