by Steven Doyle
If you are from Dallas the burg of Rowlett might not be on your radar. It is actually a quaint town that is directly off the light rail which leads you directly to Rowlett’s growing revitalized downtown area. And this is where you will also find Bankhead Brewing Company, a legitimate brewery who has won their fair share of awards for their masterful beer and a restaurant befitting those same fantastic beers.
The brewery is named for the Bankhead highway which was one of the first transcontinental highways built in 1916 that ran from Washington D.C to San Diego. The route included 850 miles through Texas which ran through downtown Rowlett. You can even see the three original three bridges from the old highway juting out of Lake Ray Hubbard, just south of Highway 66. Continue reading