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Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2018

Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2018

By Andrew Schwab | Sep 22, 2018

The largest beer festival in the US, the Great American Beer Festival, has passed once again. For those who have never been, it has turned into a week long party for craft brewers and fans in Denver that ended Saturday. While most articles locally will talk about how Texas did, I decided to take a…

Austin Craft Beer Events Sept 17 – Sept 23 2018

By Pam Catoe | Sep 17, 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 9/18 Beers for Beto Austin | Hopfields 6pm Wednesday 9/19 Sierra Nevada Tap Takeover with Brian Grossman | Pinthouse Pizza Burnet Drinking About Museums–September Happy Hour | Friends and Allies…

Grab Your Stein | Oktoberfest Events in Austin

By Pam Catoe | Sep 14, 2018

Zicke, Zacke, Zicke, Zacke, Hoi, Hoi, Hoi! October is right around the corner and it’s time to start celebrating the season! Oktoberfest is traditionally held in Munich, Germany each year and runs mid-September until the first week of October. However, you don’t have to travel all the way to Germany to find some great Oktoberst…

TX Craft Brewers Guild #BehindTheBeer Series | Matt & Gin Benavidez

TX Craft Brewers Guild #BehindTheBeer Series | Matt & Gin Benavidez

By Pam Catoe | Sep 10, 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…

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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 Sept 10 – Sept 16 2018

By Pam Catoe | Sep 10, 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 9/10 WhichCraft Style Night – Gueuze/Lambic | WhichCraft Tap Room & Bottle Shop 7pm The Craft Series at 1886 | The Driskill 6pm Tuesday 9/11 HAAM Day at The ABGB 7pm…

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Texas Craft Brewers Festival Austin 2018

By Irina Plakas | Sep 7, 2018

Texas Craft Brewers Festival Returns To Austin on Sept. 29, 2018 Don’t Miss the State’s Largest Beer Event Focused Exclusively on Texas-Brewed Craft Beer AUSTIN, Texas (June 19, 2018) — The Texas Craft Brewers Festival, the state’s largest beer event focused exclusively on Texas-brewed craft beer, returns to East Austin’s Fiesta Gardens September 29, 2018. The…

The Big Give 2018 Austin Charity Benefit Sept 7

The Big Give 2018 Austin Charity Benefit Sept 7

By Irina Plakas | Sep 6, 2018

  Craft Beer Austin is participating in the The Big Give 2018 Austin Charity Benefit! We hope you will join us on Friday, September 7th at Hotel Van Zandt for The BIG Give to celebrate a decade of giving back! This year we will highlight our community’s accomplishments over the past decade and honor the individuals…

Lake Austin Ales Debuts with Two Hazy Juice Bombs

By Pam Catoe | Sep 4, 2018

Lake Austin Ales | Boatloads of Pure Hopiness Lovers of the hazy IPA trend are in for a treat this week as Lake Austin Ales launches two new hop bombs: The Juicy IPA and The Juicy Double IPA. Easy Tiger is hosting the first launch event today, September 4th, at their sixth street location, followed by two…

Austin Craft Beer Events Sept 3 – Sept 9 2018

By Pam Catoe | Sep 3, 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 9/3 Bey-bor Day! | St. Elmo Brewing Co. Live Oak’s Labor Day Tribute 1pm Celis IPA Challenge | Wright Bros. Brew and Brew  Tuesday 9/4 Lake Austin Ales Launch Party!…

Austin Craft Beer Events Aug 27 – Sept 2 2018

By Pam Catoe | Aug 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 Austin Restaurant Weeks 2018 | Aug. 16th-Sept. 3rd Monday 8/27 Beer Dinner Collaboration with Oskar Blues Brewery| Cluck-N-Burger 7:30pm Game Night/ Bar Olympics | The Brass Tap Domain 9:30pm Tuesday 8/28 Hell…

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Austin Craft Beer Events Aug 20 – Aug 26 2018

By Pam Catoe | Aug 20, 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 Austin Restaurant Weeks 2018 | Aug. 16th-Sept. 3rd Monday 8/20 Native Texan Film Series: Hands on a Hardbody | Alamo Ritz 7pm Beyond the Wing Dinner with Blue Owl Brewing | Dai…

North Austin Breweries React to News About Major League Soccer Stadium

North Austin Breweries React to News About Major League Soccer Stadium

By Pam Catoe | Aug 17, 2018

On Wednesday, August 15, the Austin City Council voted to move ahead with a plan for a new Major League Soccer stadium near the Domain on city land. McKalla Place is the proposed site for a 200 million dollar privately funded stadium by Precourt Sports Ventures in an effort to move the Colombus Crew SC…

TX Craft Brewers Guild #BehindTheBeer Series | Millie Clark

By Pam Catoe | Aug 14, 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…

Austin Craft Beer Events Aug 13 – Aug 19 2018

By Pam Catoe | Aug 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 Austin Restaurant Weeks 2018 | Aug. 16th-Sept. 3rd 4th Tap Co-op supporting Austin Resturant Weeks Monday 8/13 Exclusive Austin Eastciders Spiced Cider Launch! | Easy Tiger 4pm Tuesday 8/14 Glasses Painting |…

Austin Craft Beer Events Aug 6 – Aug 12 2018

By Pam Catoe | Aug 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 Monday 8/6 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament | Whitestone Brewery 9:30am Whichcraft Style Night: Wide World of Wheats | WhichCraft Tap Room & Bottle Shop 7pm Tuesday 8/7 House Beer Release: Roze…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Aug 6 2018

By Andrew Schwab | Aug 6, 2018

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 10 Barrel Brewing Llc – 10 Barrel Young Squeezy Hazy IPA (b, K) 5 Stones Artisan…

Austin Craft Beer Events July 30 – Aug 5 2018

By Pam Catoe | Jul 30, 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 7/31 Hell Yes Project: At The Central Texas Food Bank | The ABGB 6pm Beer Rep Happy Hour | Waller Creek Pub House 4pm Wednesday 8/1 Legal Draft Pint Night…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals July 26 2018

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals July 26 2018

By Andrew Schwab | Jul 26, 2018

And another long gap between the last TABC label and brewery approvals. This time, it was around two months. So, there are a lot of approvals on here. A lot. Some old, some you probably have seen in your local store, some are likely already gone from your local store. But, for the sake of…

Austin Craft Beer Events July 23 – July 29 2018

By Pam Catoe | Jul 23, 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 7/24-7/29 The Hell Yes Project ‘Christmas In July’ Build-A-Bike Parties | The ABGB Monday 7/23 Off-Flavor Beer Sensory Experience with Hopsimath | WhichCraft Tap Room & Bottle Shop 7pm Tuesday 7/24 House…

Favorite Austin Summer Beers - 2018 Can Edition

Favorite Austin Summer Beers – 2018 Can Edition

By Guest Blogger | Jul 19, 2018

This guest post is by James. Favorite Austin Summer Beers – 2018 Can Edition As if we needed an excuse to grab a cold beer, Texas heat is certainly a good one. When the mercury climbs we all scramble for the water. Whether it’s a river, a lake, a beach getaway or your neighborhood pool,…

Austin Craft Beer Events July 16 – July 22 2018

By Pam Catoe | Jul 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 Wednesday 7/18 The Hell Yes Project: Austin Pets Alive Long Stay Dog Love Day! | The ABGB 9:30am Banger’s Brew Club with Celis Brewing | Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden 6pm…

Austin Craft Beer Events July 9 – July 15 2018

By Pam Catoe | Jul 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 The Austin Chronicle Five-8 Brew Tour | July 13-15 Monday 7/9 The Craft Series at 1886 | The Driskill Hotel 6pm NxNW Open House Part Two | NxNW Slaughter 5:30pm Style Night:…

Austin Craft Beer Events July 2 – July 8 2018

By Pam Catoe | Jul 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 7/2 Lakewood Tap Takeover | Growler USA Tuesday 7/3 Third of July Party! | Draught House Pub & Brewery 1pm BYOT-Shirt – Silkscreening Event | 4th Tap Brewing Co-op 4pm…

Texas Party Platforms Show Bipartisan Support for Craft Beer-to-Go Sales

Texas Party Platforms Show Bipartisan Support for Craft Beer-to-Go Sales

By Irina Plakas | Jun 26, 2018

Texas Republicans, Democrats Support Beer-to-Go Sales from Craft Breweries in 2018 Party Platforms At State Conventions, Parties Show Bipartisan Support For Granting Manufacturing Breweries the Same Rights as Breweries in 49 Other States AUSTIN, Texas (June 25, 2018) — As the 2018 Midterm Elections and 2019 Legislative Session approach, Texas Democrats and Republicans have included…

Austin Craft Beer Events June 25 - July 1 2018

Austin Craft Beer Events June 25 – July 1 2018

By Pam Catoe | Jun 25, 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 6/25 Drink for the Water | School House Pub 6pm Tuesday 6/26 Buffalo Bayou Seasonal Tasting | WhichCraft Beer Store 6pm Beer Rep Happy Hour | Waller Creek Pub House…

TX Craft Brewers Guild #BehindTheBeer Series | Sarah Haney

TX Craft Brewers Guild #BehindTheBeer Series | Sarah Haney

By Pam Catoe | Jun 19, 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…

Austin Craft Beer Events June 18 - June 24 2018

Austin Craft Beer Events June 18 – June 24 2018

By Pam Catoe | Jun 18, 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 6/18 Drag Queen Bingo: Pride Edition | Red’s Porch Quarry 8pm Tuesday 6/19 House Beer Release: Van Dyke Brown | Black Star Co-op Real Ale Pint Night! | Mort Subite…

Craft Beer Events to Celebrate Father’s Day

By Pam Catoe | Jun 16, 2018

It’s Father’s Day weekend and what better way to celebrate all the wonderful Dads in your life than over a craft beer. Here are a few craft beer-focused ideas to celebrate Dad this weekend. World Cup Watch Parties: Read Craft Beer Austin’s top picks for watching the World Cup Get active! Join Friends & Allies Father’s Day…