Beers Breweries

DECA Beer Company is Serving Up Something for Everyone

After nearly two years of planning, DECA Beer Company is the newest brewery in the Houston area, opening its Montgomery County and Porter taproom and brewery in early February 2021. DECA was dreamed up by four friends who wanted to create a brewery where everyone could enjoy something — from those who like Budweiser to those who enjoy a heavy stout. 

From left to right: Cousins IPA, Dazy Hazy NEIPA, Derby Hat Brown, Knox Road Porter

DECA has a quaint but comfortable tap room, which can easily sit 40. The brewery also has an outdoor space with picnic tables. There are plans to add a permanent enclosure to make the outdoor space more practical during warmer weather.

The beer was absolutely delightful. The four owners all have different beer preferences and that reflects the beer selection. The beer selection is easily the most robust I have seen from a brand-new brewery. There were ten options available ranging from the light Lite Brite to the heavier Stout and Knox Road Porter and the very impressive 9.2% Mon Ami Saison. Cody Evans, chief brewer, credits the brewery’s smaller five-barrel system for giving DECA the flexibility to brew a lot of different types of beer. 

Part of the brewery’s five-barrel brewing system

A couple of my favorite beers were the SMASH Mosaic IPA and the ESB. The IPA was clean and smooth with the right amount of hops. The ESB was a little sweet, a little malty, plus it’s a style that only a couple breweries in Houston brew.

Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to DECA beer company. The atmosphere was friendly and inviting plus the beer was top notch. The mainstay food truck is Uncle Tony’s selling beer-drinking classics like hamburgers, fried pickles and other sandwiches. 

With the addition of DECA, the northeast part of Houston has become a premier destination for beer. Back Pew and Megaton are just a couple miles down the road from DECA; Ingenious is a little further over in Humble while City Acre and Spindletap round out this premier beer area. 

deca-beer-company-is-serving-up-something-for-everyone

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Cody is a native Houstonian and is an encyclopedia of fun facts about the city. You can find him at a brewery, disc golf course or spending time with his wife and two dogs. He still has yet to find a beer he didn't like.

Related Articles

  • A Whole (Foods) New Brew

    A Whole (Foods) New Brew

    Whole Foods Brewing just released their second can this week without much fanfare. I was fortunate enough to be at the Post Oak location earlier this week and saw these cans in the cooler, so I had to grab them to try. This is the first of Head Brewer Chris Shelton’s original recipes that I

  • Great Beers and Food Make Local Group Out of This World

    Great Beers and Food Make Local Group Out of This World

    With their official grand opening February 28th last year, Local Group Brewing has had a difficult first year in business. I fortunately got to check them out then and was looking forward to trying more of their beers and food. Then the pandemic and ensuing shut down went into effect, and ended all plans. I

  • Eureka Heights’ Tipsy Clover Beer Review

    Eureka Heights’ Tipsy Clover Beer Review

    No, it’s not green. Which I think in the minds of most people over 24 years old is a good start. Especially considering first of all that this is a stout, and if it had been green something has gone terribly awry. Nevertheless, as we approach that most sacred of day drinking holidays and I

POST YOUR COMMENTS

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Name *

Email *

Website

Houston Beer Guide

Please excuse our enthusiasm. We're not professional journalists, we're just passionate beer lovers. Our goal is to give Houston's beer community a voice. We hope you'll listen.

Writers

  • bryan-soliz
  • cody-miller
  • james-weiss
  • josh-wharton
  • lazeric-white
  • sylvia-benavidez
  • tristin-marcks

Editors

  • sylvia-benavidez
  • tristin-marcks
close

Enjoy our site? Follow us to see more.