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Austin Craft Beer Events Apr 23 – Apr 29 2018

By Pam Catoe | Apr 23, 2018

  We have a Giveaway on Facebook, we are giving away 2 Pawsports/Pint glasses from Divine Canines Barks For Beers! 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 4/23 Woodworking Class: Beer Bottle Openers | Whitestone Brewery 6:30pm…

Craft Beer + Music Festival Kicks Off in Austin | Punk in Drublic

By Pam Catoe | Apr 23, 2018

Fat Mike Presents | Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival | Tickets Punk in Drublic expands it’s tour this year by kicking off in Austin on May 5th featuring performances from NOFX, Bad Religion, The Interrupters, Mad Caddies, and The Last Gang along with a stellar line up of craft beer. Per the…

Real Ale Brewing Celebrates 22 Years & Unveils Their Expansion

By Pam Catoe | Apr 16, 2018

Real Ale Brewing Celebrates 22 Years & Unveils Their Expansion Real Ale Brewing Company is gearing up to celebrate 22 years of brewing with their annual anniversary party to be held on April 21st from 12-5pm in picturesque Blanco, Texas. As in past years, the party will feature a special beer brewed just for the…

Austin Craft Beer Events Apr 16 – Apr 22 2018

By Pam Catoe | Apr 16, 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   4/18-4/22 | Dispensary Day at H&G! | Hops and Grain Tuesday 4/17 We Are Blood Charity Brew | Pinthouse Pizza S. Lamar Wednesday 4/18 Spring Wreath Making Class at…

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Top 10 Rated Craft Beers in Austin Texas

Live Oak - Hefeweizen Ale
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…

Newair Beer Refrigerator First Look – Holds Up To 126 Cans

By Irina Plakas | Apr 15, 2018

Newair Beer Refrigerator AB-1200B– Can Hold Up To 126 Cans We have spent many nights upstairs in our family room entertaining or just watching TV and always having go downstairs to the kitchen to grab cold beers. These extra steps(Sorry Fitbit!) are no longer necessary as we recently we received a complimentary NewAir Freestanding Beer Refrigerator to…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals April 11 2018

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals April 11 2018

By Andrew Schwab | Apr 12, 2018

It has been a bit since I last posted the TABC label and brewery approvals. So, that will explain the excessively long list this time around. Many of these may have already been released as their approval could go up to three weeks back. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large…

Austin Craft Beer Events Apr 9 – Apr 15 2018

By Pam Catoe | Apr 9, 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 4/9 DIY Sign Painting Party at WhichCraft Taproom 6:30pm Ma’CAN A Difference Monday: Pints for Beer & Boobs | Oskar Blues Brewery 12pm The Craft Series at 1886 | Celis…

NLand Brewing Company – Texas Craft Brewery Profile

By Gabriela Swider | Apr 9, 2018

NLand Brewing Company Location: 4836 E. Highway 71, Del Valle, Texas 78617 Open Tuesday – Sunday 12-8p (until 10pm on Wed. for trivia night) Since opening in late 2016, North America’s first surf park has offered “world-class surfing in the heart of Texas Hill Country,” but that’s not all. Along with its 2 lagoons, juice…

Austin Craft Beer Events Apr 2 – Apr 8 2018

By Pam Catoe | Apr 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 Monday 4/2 Easy Tiger 365: Celis Launch/Meet the Brewer Birthday Party 5pm Founders 2018 KBS Release Party | WhichCraft Tap Room & Bottle Shop 5pm 4 Course Beer Dinner at MIA Italian…

Craft Beer Celebrations | Spring Edition 2018

By Pam Catoe | Mar 30, 2018

Spring is known for being people’s favorite time of the year and, among beer enthusiasts, it’s also known to be packed with various craft beer festivals and brewery anniversary parties. Here are some of the top events happening this spring. And remember to keep up with Craft Beer Austin for a weekly listing of everything…

Orf Brewing – Texas Craft Brewery Profile

By Gabriela Swider | Mar 27, 2018

Orf Brewing Location: 4700 Burleson Road, Unit F Austin, TX 78744 Currently open weekly on Saturdays 2 to 5pm, with events featuring special entertainment happening roughly once a month “Beer is the overlap of chemistry and fun,” per Chris Orf, founder of Orf Brewing. A chemist by training, but a comedian at heart, Orf’s goal in launching…

Best Spring Beers for Every Style: From Anchor Brewing

Best Spring Beers for Every Style: From Anchor Brewing

By Irina Plakas | Mar 26, 2018

Foodies will gladly pair just-released Brewers’ Pale Ale with warm-weather favorites like fish tacos and pesto pasta, while celebrators will prep for spring & summer barbecues by stocking up on Anchor Liberty Ale, the beer that sparked a revolution. Nature-lovers will chug Anchor California Lager, knowing that every sip celebrates California State Parks. From classic…

Austin Craft Beer Events Mar 26 - Apr 1 2018

Austin Craft Beer Events Mar 26 – Apr 1 2018

By Pam Catoe | Mar 26, 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 Tuesday 3/27 Hell Yes Project: At The Central Texas Food Bank | The ABGB 6pm Wednesday 3/28 Generation SERVE Charity Brew | Pinthouse Pizza Burnet Independence Pint Night at the Dig…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals March 23 2018

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals March 23 2018

By Andrew Schwab | Mar 23, 2018

Bottles from Austin Beerworks? Well, one bottle that is. Which could mean more bombers are on the way. And this is also the start of 4th Tap changing up their can designs. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle bb = 16oz format bottle b = Small format bottle…

Against the Grain Brewery Expanding Distribution to Texas

Against the Grain Brewery Expanding Distribution to Texas

By Andrew Schwab | Mar 21, 2018

Kentucky’s Against the Grain Brewery will be expanding their distribution to Texas. They recently received their TABC license to sell in Texas in early March. Their initial plans are to begin shipping beer here in April and hope to have it on the shelves sometime in late April to early May. It will be distributed…

Women in Craft Beer | Meet the Women Leading the Austin Beer Community

By Pam Catoe | Mar 21, 2018

Pink Boots Society Tap Takeover Today, March 21st | Black Star Co-op | Event Details Today marks the first time that Austin’s chapter of the Pink Boots Society is opening their private meeting to the public, hosting a special tap takeover at Black Star Co-op Pub and Brewery. Roger Corrales from Black Star organized the event,…

Austin Craft Beer Events Mar 19 - Mar 25 2018

Austin Craft Beer Events Mar 19 – Mar 25 2018

By Pam Catoe | Mar 19, 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 Hop Madness ’18 | Black Star Co-op Tuesday 3/20 1st Day of Spring Party – Wreath Making Class | BB Rover’s 6:30pm Wednesday 3/21 DIY For Dogs + Beer For People…

Austin Craft Beer Events Mar 13 – Mar 18 2018

By Pam Catoe | Mar 13, 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 Smoke, Sounds & Suds – Free Music Showcase | Stiles Switch BBQ 4X4T Music – 2018 | 4th Tap Brewing Co-op Hi Hat Public House | SXSW 2018 2018 Fweek! |…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals March 9 2018

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals March 9 2018

By Andrew Schwab | Mar 9, 2018

A surprisingly solid week for TABC label and brewery approvals just from the numbers. I believe these are the first barrel aged beers I have ever seen from Shiner, so I guess those could be interesting. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle bb = 16oz format bottle b…

Women in Craft Beer | Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day

By Pam Catoe | Mar 8, 2018

Female beer professionals from all over the Austin area are coming together throughout the week to participate in the annual Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day.  Held every year in honor of International Women’s Day, Pink Boots members from around the world team up to brew their version of a specific selected beer style. However; this…

Celis Brewery Releases Its First Beers in Cans

Celis Brewery Releases Its First Beers in Cans

By Irina Plakas | Mar 7, 2018

Celis Brewery Releases Its First Beers in Cans AUSTIN, Texas (March 6, 2018) — Celis Brewery is now distributing Celis White, the legendary witbier created by Pierre Celis in 1965, packaged in aluminum cans for the first time. Celis White, made with the original Celis recipe and passion for quality, is fully portable just in…

Bear King Brewing

Bear King Brewing Company to Open Downtown Marble Falls Summer 2018

By Andrew Schwab | Mar 7, 2018

Bear King Brewing Company to Open Downtown Marble Falls Summer 2018 MARBLE FALLS, TEXAS, March 6, 2018 — Bear King Brewing Company (formerly Rally Point Brewing Company) is proud to announce its name change and Grand Opening in summer 2018. Bear King Brewing Company, founded by four siblings and their families, broke ground in the…

Austin Craft Beer Events Mar 6 – Mar 11 2018

By Pam Catoe | Mar 6, 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 March 1-16th: Beer Positive Brewery Challenge | Friends and Allies Brewing 4pm Beer Positive Brewery Challenge | Zilker Brewing Co. 4pm Beer Positive Brewery Challenge | 4th Tap Brewing Co-op 4pm Beer Positive…

Uncle Billy’s Brewery Acquires Pedernales Brewing Company’s

Uncle Billy’s Brewery Acquires Pedernales Brewing Company’s

By Irina Plakas | Feb 28, 2018

Uncle Billy’s Brewery Acquires Pedernales Brewing Company’s Craft Beer Brands AUSTIN, Texas (February 28, 2018) – Uncle Billy’s Brewery has acquired the Pedernales Brewing Company’s craft beer brands. The Fredericksburg based brewery, founded in 2012 by Lee Hereford, was well known for its Texas Hill Country and German influenced Pedernales Classic series, Lobo series, and…

Austin Craft Beer Events Feb 27 - Mar 4 2018

Austin Craft Beer Events Feb 27 – Mar 4 2018

By Pam Catoe | Feb 27, 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 Tuesday 2/27 Hell Yes Project: At The Central Texas Food Bank | The ABGB 6pm Wednesday 2/28 Frühling isst! Spring Beer Dinner | Live Oak Brewing Co. 7pm Freetail Pint Night…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Feb 27 2018

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Feb 27 2018

By Andrew Schwab | Feb 27, 2018

There are a lot of good cans, new breweries, and quality stuff all around in this list of TABC label and brewery approvals . I won’t go into too many details over it…as many of these may already be on the shelves. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle…

Women in Craft Beer | SheBrews

By Pam Catoe | Feb 25, 2018

This edition of our Women in Craft Beer series highlights a unique community of women whose focus is on the holistic craft beverage industry, and not just craft beer. SheBrews co-founders hail from the craft beverage industry where coffee and beer intersect: Randi Hensley, Operations Director and Raechel Hurd, Coffee Director, at Epoch Coffee, and Britt…

Oddwood Ales Brewpub Coming Soon to East Austin

By Pam Catoe | Feb 24, 2018

Oddwood Ales Loctated at 3108 Manor Rd. Austin, TX 78723 The East Austin brew scene continues to expand with the addition of Oddwood Ales, a new brewpub on Manor Road founded by brothers Taylor & Brett Ziebarth. Inspired by lambic producers in Belgium and American wild ales, Taylor originally started Oddwood as a side project while he was…