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Visit Infamous Brewing in Lake Travis

Visit Infamous Brewing in Lake Travis

By Guest Blogger | Feb 15, 2019

This is a guest post by Katie. Infamous Brewing in Lake Travis Located 4602 Weletka Dr., Austin, TX 78734 If you ever find yourself out shopping around the Hill Country Galleria or killing some time before a famous Lake Travis Sunset take the detour and go see what the fuss is all about at Infamous Brewing.…

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Texas Craft Brewers Guild & Beer Alliance of Texas Reach Historic Agreement on Beer-To-Go Bills

By Irina Plakas | Feb 14, 2019

TEXAS CRAFT BREWERS GUILD, BEER ALLIANCE OF TEXAS REACH HISTORIC AGREEMENT ON BEER-TO-GO BILLS AUSTIN, Texas (February 13, 2019) — The Texas Craft Brewers Guild (TCBG), the trade association representing nearly 300 small and independent Texas craft breweries, and the Beer Alliance of Texas (BAT), a trade association representing malt beverage distributors across Texas, have…

A Visit To Southern Heights Brewing Co

A Visit To Southern Heights Brewing Co

By Guest Blogger | Feb 13, 2019

This is a guest post by J. Darris Mitchell. Photo Credit: Southern Heights Brewing Located at 6014 Techni Center Dr, Austin, Texas   Southern Heights Brewing Co. is charming in its simplicity. Walking through the door one is immediately confronted with a chalkboard menu of beer, light colored wooden tables, and a wall of fermenters…

Nomadic Beerworks – New Brewery Coming To Austin, Texas

By Pam Catoe | Feb 13, 2019

View this post on Instagram Caught up with the two brothers behind @nomadicbeerworks Stay tuned to @craftbeeraustin for a sneak peak behind #Austin newest brewery. A post shared by Pam Catoe🍺Austin Beer Blogger (@pamcraftbeeratx) on Jan 27, 2019 at 9:41am PST Coming soon to Austin, Texas | Nomadic Beerworks 3804 Woodbury Drive Situated on the…

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 Predictions: What lies ahead in 2019?

Much has changed in the Craft Beer scene both in Austin and beyond in the last several years. When we moved to Austin in 2012, there were maybe 17 breweries and now in 2019 we are at or approaching 70. But that's just Austin...other Texas cities such as Dallas and Houston have seen similar or higher growth. Much of that, along with an increase of out-of-state Breweries, is available to the Austin Craft Beer consumer. We ...
TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Feb 12 2019

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Feb 12 2019

By Andrew Schwab | Feb 12, 2019

The label approvals keep on coming. Another long list of new beers approved, hopefully, helping the backlog that the TABC currently has. 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 cc = 16oz format…

Craft Beer Events For Valentines Day Feb. 14, 2019

Craft Beer Events For Valentines Day Feb. 14, 2019

By Denae Schwab | Feb 10, 2019

Happy Valentine’s Day Week! Love is in the air and if not, there are some non-romantic events as well. Here is a list of events to help plan your day. Ticketed Events Dinner at the Cidery | Texas Keeper Cider | $95/person | 7-10pm Valentines Day Dessert Paring for Two| 2 for $40|Flying Man Brewery|…

TX Craft Brewers Guild #BehindTheBeer Series | Jennifer Edwards

By Pam Catoe | Feb 8, 2019

Last year, Texas Craft Brewers Guild launched an Instagram series called #BehindTheBeer featuring the people behind the scenes working hard to bring you excellent Texas craft beers. As you can imagine, in an industry that has a $4.5 billion-dollar impact on the Texas economy, there are a variety of jobs that extend beyond the brewing process including packaging, laboratory…

Are there Negative Impacts as Breweries Race for New Beer Releases?

Are there Negative Impacts as Breweries Race for New Beer Releases?

By Guest Blogger | Feb 7, 2019

This is a guest post by Brian Trivitt. Things change fast these days. Gone are the times when people worked at the same place for their entire career or there were just a small handful of television shows to choose from. Today, we are inundated with constant new choices and beer is certainly no exception.…

A Visit To The Brewtorium

A Visit To The Brewtorium

By Guest Blogger | Feb 5, 2019

This is a guest post by J. Darris Mitchell. I showed up to the Brewtorium ready to rock. I’m an avid environmental volunteer and a good friend of mine (and go-to Hop Head, Tam T.) invited me out to a naturalist trivia night. With bragging rights about being a natural minded know-it-all, how could I…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Feb 5 2019

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Feb 5 2019

By Andrew Schwab | Feb 5, 2019

I accomplished getting this out two weeks in a row! 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 cc = 16oz format can C = Larger format can 5X5 Brewing Co. – 5X5 2018…

Top Picks To Watch Super Bowl LIII & Drink Craft Beer

Top Picks To Watch Super Bowl LIII & Drink Craft Beer

By Denae Schwab | Feb 3, 2019

Before the Game: The Jester King Cellar Release Starts at noon today. See their twitter post.  St. Elmo : PreGame Bluegrass Jam- 3pm-5pm with an added bonus of their new releases. (They had Waco and Woke on tap late, last night. I can not say how many bottles or how much is left. I can say…

Craft Beer Predictions: What lies ahead in 2019?

By Irina Plakas | Feb 1, 2019

Much has changed in the Craft Beer scene both in Austin and beyond in the last several years. When we moved to Austin in 2012, there were maybe 17 breweries and now in 2019 we are at or approaching 70. But that’s just Austin…other Texas cities such as Dallas and Houston have seen similar or…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Jan 30 2019

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Jan 30 2019

By Andrew Schwab | Jan 30, 2019

Trying to get back into updating the TABC label and brewery approvals, so here are all of the label approvals for 2019 so far. I hope that I can stay on top of these better than I have for the last couple of months, but we will see how it goes. This week’s TABC Label…

Great Places to Drink Beer and Eat Pizza in Austin

Best Places to Drink Beer and Eat Pizza in Austin

By Guest Blogger | Jan 24, 2019

This guest post is by Steve Duffy. Best Places to Drink Beer and Eat Pizza in Austin Much like the horse and carriage, the Captain and Tenille, and Will and Grace, our beloved elixir (that’s beer) goes together with pizza like no other. Legend has it that beer got its start when people steeped leftover…

TX Craft Brewers Guild #BehindTheBeer Series | Jessie Smith

By Pam Catoe | Jan 20, 2019

Last year, Texas Craft Brewers Guild launched an Instagram series called #BehindTheBeer featuring the people behind the scenes working hard to bring you excellent Texas craft beers. As you can imagine, in an industry that has a $4.5 billion-dollar impact on the Texas economy, there are a variety of jobs that extend beyond the brewing process including packaging, laboratory…

Austin’s Craft Beer Pub B. B. Rover’s is Still in Operation

By Pam Catoe | Jan 15, 2019

Update: I have confirmed with management that B.B. Rover’s is still operating under limited hours: Daily starting at 3pm and earlier on weekends for NFL games. Check Facebook for Updates.  “Our property owners have agreed to let us keep operating as we try to work out the details for a potential sale of the business. Our…

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Bipartisan Beer-To-Go Bills Filed in Both Texas Legislative Chambers

By Irina Plakas | Jan 8, 2019

BIPARTISAN BEER-TO-GO BILLS FILED IN BOTH TEXAS LEGISLATIVE CHAMBERS Texas Craft Brewers Support the Filing of SB 312 /HB 672 Which Would Make Texas the Final State in the Country to Permit Beer-to-Go Sales From Craft Breweries AUSTIN, Texas (January 8, 2019) — Texas State Senator Dawn Buckingham (R-Lakeway) and State Representative Eddie Rodriguez (D-Austin)…

Uncle Billy’s Brewery Introduces New Muddy Water Coffee Liqueur

Uncle Billy’s Brewery Introduces Muddy Water Coffee Liqueur

By Irina Plakas | Dec 13, 2018

Uncle Billy’s Brewery Introduces Muddy Water Coffee Liqueur AUSTIN, Texas (December 12, 2018) — Uncle Billy’s Brewery & Smokehouse, is expanding its line of distilled spirits with the release of Muddy Water coffee liqueur. The “Brewstillery” on Barton Springs Road first introduced its distilled spirits program in the spring of this year with Uncle Billy’s…

Uncle Billy's Brewery Introduces Barrel-Aged Beers

Uncle Billy’s Brewery Introduces Barrel-Aged Beers

By Irina Plakas | Dec 10, 2018

UNCLE BILLY’S BREWERY INTRODUCES BARREL-AGED BEERS Program Kicks Off with Flights and Bites Week AUSTIN, Texas (December 10, 2018) — For the first time in its twelve years of brewing, Uncle Billy’s Brewery & Smokehouse, is releasing barrel-aged beers. The brewery is simultaneously introducing four fall and winter seasonal beers barrel-aged in whiskey and tequila…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Dec 10 2018

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Dec 10 2018

By Andrew Schwab | Dec 10, 2018

It has been too long since I have posted the TABC label and brewery approvals. In fact, too long that the backlog is way too many to even include in one post. Everything on here is from over the last month. From there, I have been slowly putting them together from the August to November…

Easy Tiger Opens Third Location At The Linc

By Pam Catoe | Dec 8, 2018

Easy Tiger Bake Shop and Beer Garden at the Linc 6406 North Interstate 35 Frontage Road The much anticipated new location of Easy Tiger officially opens this weekend with a much larger footprint, a spacious beer garden and ample parking. Expect the same menu of house made baked goods, house cured meats, spirits and a…

Great Places to Drink Beer and Eat Pizza in Austin

10 Must Visit Breweries in Austin

By Guest Blogger | Nov 20, 2018

This guest post is by James Lipari. Here are 10 breweries/brewpubs that are a must visit located in Austin, Texas.  For a full list of all the breweries see our Texas Brewery & Brewpub Tour Listings with Map.  Austin Beer Garden Brewing (ABGB) If you haven’t been to the ABGB, I’m not sure what you’re…

UNCLE BILLY’S BREWERY and theCHIVE Release KCCO Austin-Style Lager

Uncle Billy’s Brewery and theCHIVE Release KCCO Austin-Style Lager

By Irina Plakas | Nov 16, 2018

UNCLE BILLY’S BREWERY and theCHIVE Release KCCO Austin-Style Lager  AUSTIN, Texas (November 15, 2018) – Uncle Billy’s Brewery & Smokehouse, one of Austin’s oldest craft brewpubs, is introducing the KCCO (Keep Calm and Chive On) Austin-style Lager in collaboration with the local entertainment media company, Chive Media Group. With millions of fans of its popular entertainment website, theCHIVE, its…

CELIS BREWERY TO OPEN NEW BEER GARDEN & LIVE MUSIC VENUE

Celis Brewery To Open New Beer Garden & Live Music Venue

By Irina Plakas | Oct 29, 2018

CELIS BREWERY TO OPEN NEW BEER GARDEN & LIVE MUSIC VENUE Membership Clubs Offer Exclusive Access AUSTIN, Texas (October 29, 2018) — Celis Brewery is changing the face of entertainment in North Austin with the opening of its new Beer Garden & Live Music Venue slated to open before the end of 2018. This major…

Future Breweries of Austin - Fall 2018

Future Breweries of Austin – Fall 2018

By Andrew Schwab | Oct 22, 2018

It has been some time since I last updated future breweries of Austin. Needless to say, there are more breweries in the works in Austin now than there ever have been in the past. I compiled a list of most of the breweries that are starting up around town. Future Austin Breweries: 5th Element Brewing:…

3rd Annual Beers on Pink Benefiting The National Breast Cancer Foundation

3rd Annual Beers on Pink Benefiting The National Breast Cancer Foundation

By Pam Catoe | Oct 18, 2018

Beers on Pink | October 19th at 7pm | J-Squared Studios This Friday marks the return of the third annual Beers on Pink event benefiting the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). Local photographer Julien Fleury started Beers on Pink three years ago when his mother was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer, “I wanted to help in my…

TX Craft Brewers Guild #BehindTheBeer Series | Janie Ziebell

By Pam Catoe | Oct 15, 2018

The Texas Craft Brewers Guild recently launched an Instagram series called #BehindTheBeer featuring the people behind the scenes working hard to bring you excellent Texas craft beers. As you can imagine, in an industry that has a $4.5 billion-dollar impact on the Texas economy, there are a variety of jobs that extend beyond the brewing process including…

Things to do This Weekend Other Than ACL | Weekend Two

By Pam Catoe | Oct 12, 2018

Things to do This Weekend Other Than ACL | Weekend Two Austinites have mixed feelings about the Austin City Limits crowds that invade the city each year, some attend annually, while others do everything they can to stay as far away as possible from the festival.  Regardless of your preference, here are our top picks…