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Austin Craft Beer Events Jan 15 - Jan 21  2018

Austin Craft Beer Events Jan 15 – Jan 21 2018

By Pam Catoe | Jan 15, 2018

Howdy Austin! Check out Austin Craft Beer Events and special tappings that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Hours and Map Monday 1/15 MLK Day Brunch! | Banger’s 11am Tuesday 1/16 Mashup Series: Austin Beerworks & Wild Gift Coffee 4pm Tuesday Craft Nights with Crafts & Drafts | BB Rover’s 6:30pm Vintage…

In The Weeds and Oasis Texas Brewing Release Collaboration Pale Ale

In The Weeds and Oasis Texas Brewing Release Collaboration Pale Ale

By Irina Plakas | Jan 11, 2018

“In The Weeds and Oasis Texas Brewing Company collaborate to release $2.13 Pale Ale” The name “$2.13”spotlights that the federal tipped minimum wage has not changed since 1991 Austin, TX – January 10th, 2017 – Oasis Texas Brewing Company (OTXBC) and local service industry community forum In The Weeds recently collaborated to create a beer called…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Jan 11 2018

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Jan 11 2018

By Andrew Schwab | Jan 11, 2018

Check out the latest craft beers coming to the TX market: Live Oak , Martin House, Middleton, Oskar Blues, Pinthouse, Tupps, Uncle Billy’s, Zilker & more! This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle bb = 16oz format bottle b = Small format bottle c = Small format (12oz) can…

Austin Craft Beer Events Jan 8 – Jan 14 2018

By Pam Catoe | Jan 8, 2018

Howdy Austin! Check out Austin Craft Beer Events and special tappings that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Hours and Map Monday 1/8 The Craft Series at 1886 | The Driskill 6pm Community Beer Co. Tasting | The Austin Shaker 6pm Pints & Poses | Hyatt Regency Austin 6:30pm Tuesday 1/9 Introduction…

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Top 10 Rated Craft Beers in Austin Texas

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This is a Guest Post by Trey Crowe. If you want a refreshing local brew in Austin, you have a plethora of options. With over 47 breweries and many available year round beers, everyone can find something to quench their thirst this summer. It’s a great time to be in Austin with all the great Craft Beer to choose…

Craft Beer Weekend In Austin

Craft Beer Weekend in Austin
The Austin craft beer scene is booming! Austin is becoming the beer destination place to visit. We get many emails from people coming to visit Austin for the weekend and are looking for recomendations on breweries, craft beer bars and local food. I decided to put together an article for the craft beer enthusiasts that are…

Austin Craft Beer Events Jan 2 – Jan 7 2018

By Pam Catoe | Jan 2, 2018

Howdy Austin! Check out Austin Craft Beer Events and special tappings that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Hours and Map Wednesday 1/3 Founders CBS Mug Night at the Dig Pub 5pm Thursday 1/4 Easy Tiger 365: Bell’s Brewery Pint Glass Giveaway! 5pm Goose Island Cooper #3 Tasting | WhichCraft Beer Store…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Dec 29 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Dec 29 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Dec 29, 2017

This will be the last label approval of the year, the TABC does not seem to be putting any new ones through this week. With that said, I will be compiling some stats/data regarding label approvals over this year in an article sometime in the near future. It is interesting to see the numbers of…

Austin Craft Beer Events Dec 25 – Dec 31 2017

By Pam Catoe | Dec 26, 2017

Howdy Austin! Check out Austin Craft Beer Events and special tappings that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Hours and Map Tuesday 12/26 Beer Rep Happy Hour | Waller Creek Pub House 4:30pm Spokesman Speakeasy Yoga w/Harleigh Reynolds 6pm Wednesday 12/27 Wheels Down Wednesday | Spokesman 7am Thursday 12/28 Clear the Tap –…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Dec 20 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Dec 20 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Dec 20, 2017

Seems like I have been running late on the TABC label and brewery approvals over the last couple of weeks. So, here is another two weeks worth of approvals. A couple things to note: – First Cigar City beer is TABC approved (made in Austin at Oskar Blues) – First Firestone Walker Barrelworks beer is…

Hold Out Brewing Opening in Downtown Austin Late 2018

Hold Out Brewing Opening in Downtown Austin Late 2018

By Andrew Schwab | Dec 19, 2017

Hold Out Brewing Opening in Downtown Austin Late 2018 Press Release The team behind Brew & Brew and Better Half Coffee & Cocktails is proud to announce Hold Out Brewing, a new brewpub in downtown Austin, led by Brent “Schmitty” Sapstead, long time Head Brewer and Production Manager at Real Ale Brewing Company, and Rich…

Hops & Grain Brewing Switches To Brewpub License

Hops & Grain Brewing Switches To Brewpub License

By Irina Plakas | Dec 19, 2017

Editor Note: We are so happy for Hops and Grain that they are now able to sell beer to go, six-packs, growlers, crowlers & more at the brewery! Hops & Grain Brewing announces switch to Brewpub license this week, enacting this Thursday, 12/21, at 10am – allowing our brewery/tap room to sell beer to go,…

Austin Craft Beer Events Dec 18 - Dec 24 2017

Austin Craft Beer Events Dec 18 – Dec 24 2017

By Pam Catoe | Dec 18, 2017

Howdy Austin! Check out Austin Craft Beer Events and special tappings that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Hours and Map 12 Days of Christmas | Lazarus Brewing Co. Build-A-Bike Holiday Lunches! | The ABGB 12pm Monday 12/18 Mega Mutt Monday – with Santa! |Banger’s Sausage House and Beer Garden 6pm Yappy…

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Flying Saucer Draught Emporium in Austin to close Jan 1 2018

By Rich Plakas | Dec 18, 2017

☹️ This is somewhat unexpected and sad news 🙁  We thought 2017 was a really good year for Flying Sauce and attended several well put on events by them, including Avery and Firestone Walker events and of course BeerFeast! Not sure exactly how Texas Beer legislation affected them as a retailer and would like to…

Holiday Beer Gift Guide Under $20

Holiday Beer Gift Guide Under $20

By Irina Plakas | Dec 15, 2017

The holidays are nearly here. It is hard to find something for craft beer lovers under $20 unless you are buying beer. Craft Beer Austin brings you this guide for great gift ideas for beer lovers for this holiday season under $20 *Disclaimer: Most if not all links on this page will be Affiliate Links.…

Austin Craft Beer Events Dec 11 - Dec 17 2017

Austin Craft Beer Events Dec 11 – Dec 17 2017

By Pam Catoe | Dec 11, 2017

Howdy Austin! Check out Austin Craft Beer Events and special tappings that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Hours and Map Monday 12/11 The Craft Series at 1886 featuring Hi Sign Brewery | The Driskill 6pm Yappy Hour | Brass Tap Round Rock 11am Tuesday 12/12 5 Year Anniversary Week | Taco…

Pop-Up DIY events | Crafts and Drafts

Crafts and Drafts | Pop-Up Events

By Pam Catoe | Dec 11, 2017

Crafts and Drafts | Pop-Up Events Express your creative side while imbibing your favorite craft beer with Crafts and Drafts. Whether you are a craft enthusiast, or a complete crafting novice, the new DIY pop-up Crafts and Drafts has something for every skill level. Ananda Neureither founded Crafts in Drafts in 2015 while living in…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Dec 7 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Dec 7 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Dec 7, 2017

We are starting to see can approvals from one of the next breweries opening in Austin – Frontyard Brewing, along with the first can approvals from Bare Arms (at least, that I can remember). This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle bb = 16oz format bottle b = Small…

Austin Craft Beer Events Dec 4 – Dec 10 2017

By Pam Catoe | Dec 4, 2017

Howdy Austin! Check out Austin Craft Beer Events and special tappings that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Hours and Map Monday 12/4 SheBrews Presents: Beer 101 with Laura Christie | 4th Tap Brewing Co-op 7pm Easy Tiger Christmas Flight Nights! The Longest Day Kickoff Party | Friends and Allies Brewing 6pm…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Nov 28 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Nov 28 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Nov 28, 2017

Check out this week’s TABC label and brewery approvals. Here is a double dose of the label approvals as I missed last week due to being out of town. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle bb = 16oz format bottle b = Small format bottle c = Small…

Austin Craft Beer Events Nov 27 - Dec 3 2017

Austin Craft Beer Events Nov 27 – Dec 3 2017

By Pam Catoe | Nov 27, 2017

Howdy Austin! Check out Austin Craft Beer Events and special tappings that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Hours and Map Monday 11/27 Merry Movie Mondays! | Yard Bar 6pm Mega Mutt Monday! | Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden 6pm Zombie Dragon Cask Night | NXNW Stonelake 5pm Yappy Hour | Brass…

Austin Craft Beer Events Nov 21 – Nov 26 2017

By Pam Catoe | Nov 21, 2017

Howdy Austin! Check out Austin Craft Beer Events and special tappings that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Hours and Map Tuesday 11/21 Thanksgiving Tasting! | WhichCraft Beer Store 5pm Astronomy on Tap ATX #38 | North Door 7:30pm Wednesday 11/22 Goose Island Black Wednesday! | Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden 5pm Tiny Barrel…

Greenhouse Craft Food

Greenhouse Craft Food – Interview With Chef Rob Snow

By Irina Plakas | Nov 16, 2017

Greenhouse Craft Food is located in Round Rock, Texas If you have not been to Greenhouse Craft Food, you should definitely check them out. Our first time was for a Saint Arnold beer pairing dinner. All of the beer pairings were spot on, beautiful presentation and the food was to die for. We wanted to know more…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Nov 14 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Nov 14 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Nov 14, 2017

Check out this week’s TABC label and brewery approvals. This week we have 4th Tap, Adelbert’s, Austin Beerworks, Friends and Allies, Hops and Grain, Jester King, Pinthouse and more. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle bb = 16oz format bottle b = Small format bottle c = Small…

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Austin Craft Beer Events Nov 13 – Nov 19 2017

By Pam Catoe | Nov 13, 2017

Howdy Austin! Check out Austin Craft Beer Events and special tappings that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Hours and Map Monday 11/13 Drinks For Derby at Oskar Blues! Tuesday 11/14 Pint Night – North by Northwest Brewing | Vigilante Gastropub & Games 7pm Oskar Blues Social Night Ride 6pm Wednesday 11/15 Mad…

Altstadt Brewery To Open Summer 2018 Adds Altbier to its Lineup

Altstadt Brewery To Open Summer 2018 Adds Altbier to its Lineup

By Irina Plakas | Nov 10, 2017

Altstadt Brewery adds Altbier to its lineup of authentic German beers ABOUT ALTSTADT BREWERY Altstadt Brewery is an authentic Old World German-style destination brewery dedicated to making the purest, easy-drinking beers guided by the German beer purity laws of 1516. Opening in summer 2018, Altstadt Brewery is located in the historic German settlement town of…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Nov 9 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Nov 9 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Nov 9, 2017

A little bit late on this week’s edition. We are starting to see cans from a couple of new breweries to canning – 5 Stones, Flying Man, Texas Beer Company, Good Neighbors, and Revolver. Oh, and Founder’s CBS is approved in Texas. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle…

Upcoming Austin Steam Train Craft Beer Events 2017

Upcoming Austin Steam Train Craft Beer Events 2017

By Irina Plakas | Nov 8, 2017

Join Beer Flyer (Austin Steam Train), featuring their local craft beer pairings on the Beer Train. Passengers will enjoy a custom 3 hour Austin Steam Train ride with local craft beer pairings with vegetarian or meat options. Upcoming Scheduled Events: Winter Beer Train- Bluebonnet Beer Co. paired with Greenhouse Craft Food on November 11, 2017 at 7pm Beer Flyers are…

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Uncle Billy’s Announces New Head Brewer and New Craft Beverage Program

By Irina Plakas | Nov 8, 2017

Uncle Billy’s Brewery and Smokehouse Announces New Head Brewer and Introduces New Craft Beverage Program AUSTIN, Texas (November 8, 2017) – Uncle Billy’s Brewery and Smokehouse, one of the oldest and best-known brewpubs in Austin, is bidding a sweet farewell to its current head brewer of three years, Trevor Nearburg, and ushering in a new…

Austin Craft Beer Events Nov 6 – Nov 12 2017

By Pam Catoe | Nov 6, 2017

Howdy Austin! Check out Austin Craft Beer Events and special tappings that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Hours and Map Monday 11/6 Pinthouse Cellar Series – Firestone Walker Parabola (2014) | Pinthouse Pizza Burnet 6pm Tuesday 11/7 Are You Smarter Than Our Brewer? -The Food Drive Game Show | The ABGB…