San Antonio breweries giving back to community amid water-boil advisories


SAN ANTONIO – If this wild week hasn’t already pushed you to your native brewery, perhaps now’s a handy time to go. If not for beer, then for some filtered water.

Some San Antonio breweries have briefly stopped making beer to present residents some high quality filtered water, given the scarcity brought on by the wintry climate this previous week.

As of Saturday, some residents had been nonetheless with out water and a few had been underneath a boil water discover.

The San Antonio Water System first issued the boil water discover for town on Wednesday, Feb. 17. And, because of freezing temperatures and bursting pipes, drinkable water has change into scarce to nearly inaccessible for a lot of residents.

Blue Star Brewery in Southtown, whose provide was unaffected by the storm, determined to flip what was going to be a brewing batch of beer into simply purified water.

General Manager Michael Bernal stated on Monday they had been getting ready a batch of beer for Tuesday, however after all, the intense climate circumstances made for a change in plans.


Several tanks of water had already been boiling at a excessive sufficient temperature to make the water secure and drinkable.

Blue Star Brewery determined amid water shortages the appropriate factor to do was to give back to the community.

“People can bring their own containers. They can come here and we’ll fill them up for them at no charge. We also have some small containers that they can purchase,” Bernal stated.

Bernal stated they’ve an considerable quantity of water out there and the brewery might be working via the weekend.

If you want drinkable water, you may cease by the brewery throughout its regular working hours.

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