The Hay Merchant

Hay Merchant Houston beer bar
Image: Facebook/Hay Merchant
MONDAY - FRIDAY: 3 P.M. - 2 A.M. | SATURDAY - SUNDAY: 11 A.M. - 2 A.M.
713.528.9805 | WEBSITE

Beer geek heaven, Hay Merchant took residence in a historic building with a tap system and storage designed by head geek Kevin Floyd. Eighty taps with rough genre descriptions like “Sociable & Refreshing” and “Not for the Faint of Heart” provide a road map for seasoned hopheads and recent macro-lager converts alike. If you plan to become a regular, join the Mud Turtle program, which puts your beer count toward boozy prizes, and acts as an intensive education in drinking beer. For instance, if you drink 5000 beers and beat Kevin Floyd in a blind tasting contest, they’ll send you to Belgium.


Known For
  • craft beer
  • bar food
  • full menu
  • outdoor / patio
  • historic
What to drink
There are five cask engines featuring rare brews in a rarer format.
Bike to the bar and get your pick of beers from local Karbach brewery for $3.