What could be better than sampling Texas-brewed beers aboard a historic train as it travels the Piney Woods of the Lone Star State? Savor the rich flavors of an amber harvest while drinking in the scenery and leisurely pace of a train ride.
This is Texas State Railroad’s very own “Summerfest” and will include a souvenir tasting glass for each participant, with a variety of local ales complemented by zesty beer snacks during the outbound train journey. Frothy favorites ranging from light, summery Kolsch and wheat-rich Hefeweizen to high-octane lagers and IPAs, from coppery-red Scotch ales to dark stouts and chocolate porters, these craft beers may have German roots, but all are produced in Texas breweries.
A mouthwatering barbecue dinner, included in the price of your ticket, will be served at the Rusk depot. Iced tea, soda, water or coffee is included with the meal. All beers sampled onboard the train, along with other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, will be available for purchase.
The return excursion to Rusk allows ample time for all craft beer lovers to savor a full serving of their favorite brew, comparing notes and sharing stories with friends and loved ones.