Inspired by “The Search for God and Guinness,” the biography of the Guinness family, Ryan and Traci Dixon began conspiring and crafting big dreams for Tyler, Texas. Home-brewing 10 gallon batches of beer in their garage, Ryan began developing the first recipes that would come to define True Vine Brewing Company - Mermaids and Unicorns Blonde Ale and Rose City Pale Ale (now an IPA).
Building an artistically driven beer brand with focus on the core values of integrity, community, and love, True Vine officially opened to the public in 2014 in a warehouse on Englewood Avenue in West downtown Tyler. Opening only once a month for brewery events called “open Taps,” the 2000 sqare foot brewery and taproom quickly became very, very tight.
Looking to expand, a new location was acquired in the fall of 2017 and the now larger True Vine team began the resurrection of yet another dilapidated building. After months of hard work, True Vine opened the doors of the Earl Campbell facility on March 30, 2o18.
Now equipped with more space for brewing, events, music, food, parties, and friends, True Vine is still focused on the same mission that started it all back in 2014 - fostering community over great craft beer.