Originally Posted by cw00dson24
Thank you for the suggestions. We will be sure to stop by the Blue Crew Tailgate.
A couple mentions of Karbach brewery. Is that a newer one? Are any of the Breweries walk-able from Downtown (Hyatt regency is where we ended up staying)? Is The Petrol Station better then The Hay Merchant for craft beers?
Also on gameday we were planning on taking the Metro rail to the game since we won't have a car. Would this be our best option?
Saint Arnolds will be the closest brewery to downtown. You could walk it, using public transport to get you there, but it will take about 30 minutes. I'd recommend a cab ride - should be $5-$10 max.
I'd also say the Hay Merchant is your best bet, as it is also close to downtown. If you like Mexican Food, El Real is right next door and is highly recommended.
Metro rail will get you to the game. It will drop you outside the orange lot on fannin. It's also free on gamedays. I recommend arriving around 8:30 - 845am. Pedestrian gates don't open until 830am, and by 845am most of the tailgaters have settled into their spots making it easy to navigate through the lots without the fear of vehicles flying at you.