If you're looking for just craft brews, check out the best craft brews in Central Arkansas. Craft brewing is growing in Arkansas and Little Rock has quite a few places where you can get quality microbrews. The following places are just the best places to drink a wide variety of beers.
The Flying Saucers offers a comfy seating area, over 100 beers and is a favorite local hangout. The Flying Saucer is a chain of beer bars but it seems to fit right into the downtown area.
Vino's has an onsite microbrewery that produces about 10 different beers. You can get sampler tray with some of their fresh-brewed varieties. Among their specialties are 6 Bridges Cream Ale, Ouachita ESB, Quapaw Quarter Porter, Aphrodite Red Ale and Pinnacle IPA. You can find a full description of all their beers by visiting their site.
Diamond Bear Brewing company is a commercial brewery located in downtown Little Rock. Diamond Bear started brewing on September 21, 2000, and started distribution on October 17 with the Flying Saucer. They won a Silver Medal at the 2003 Great American Beer Festival Competition for their Pale Ale. They give tours of the brewery every Saturday at 2 and 4 p.m. They'll also do private tours and parties.
Cregeen's, located in North Little Rock, is an Irish pub with 29 beers on tap including, of course, many Irish stouts. Average draft price is $4. The selection of Irish whiskey is also excellent. If you're a drinker of any kind, this would be a good place to go.
If the local brews aren't up to your standards or you just want to experiment, why not try brewing your own? Fermentables has everything you need to get started making your own beer or wine.