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Dripping Springs Breweries Celebrate “Pound Town” This Weekend

By Pam Catoe | Apr 20, 2019

A recent movement to change the name of Dripping Springs to “Pound Town” in honor of it’s founder Dr. Joseph Pound created quite a stir over the past few weeks. As it turns out, the petition and subsequent GoFundMe page was meant to be in fun, “this is an initiative that some DSHS alum and…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals April 18 2019

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals April 18 2019

By Andrew Schwab | Apr 18, 2019

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 3 Nations Brewing – 3 Nations Shed ‘N Silo Hefeweizen (c) 512 Brewing Company – 512…

Best Cideries To Visit in Austin Texas

Best Cideries To Visit in Austin Texas

By Irina Plakas | Apr 16, 2019

Cider (/ˈsaɪdər/ SY-dər) is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of apples. Cider is popular in the United Kingdom and Ireland, especially in the West Country, and widely available. The UK has the world’s highest per capita consumption, as well as its largest cider-producing companies, per Wikipedia. If you are gluten-free or like…

Austin Craft Beer Events April 15th-21st 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events April 15th – 21st 2019

By Dani Schwab | Apr 15, 2019

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, April 15th Mega Mutt Mondays | Bangers | 6 pm Hibernia Launch | Friends and Allies | 5 -9 pm Tuesday, April 16th   NawFish Boil | Black Star | Ticketed Event:…

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 ...

A Visit to Oskar Blues Brewery Austin

By Guest Blogger | Apr 12, 2019

This is a guest post by J. Darris Mitchell. A Visit to Oskar Blues Brewery Austin Location: 10420 Metric Blvd Austin, Texas 78758 Oskar Blues Brewery is a great place to take a family when you need a drink. We’ll get to the beers—how could I not?—but first I’d like to paint a picture of…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals April 11 2019

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals April 11 2019

By Andrew Schwab | Apr 11, 2019

The legislative battle over beer-to-go sales from breweries may be slowing down thanks to simple donations from specific distributors to specific people in charge. It is amazing how a little money can make someone not pass laws that actually help the small businesses of the state. You can read more about that here and who…

Finding Craft Beer in Romania

Finding Craft Beer in Romania

By Dani Schwab | Apr 10, 2019

When I think of craft breweries in Europe, Romania is not on the top of my mind. Yet, after this trip, I think Romania should be added to everyone’s European vacation list. We love traveling to Eastern Europe! It is a bit cheaper, less crowded, and a different culture. When we travel, we definitely try…

Austin Craft Beer Events April 8th - 14th

Austin Craft Beer Events April 8th – 14th 2019

By Dani Schwab | Apr 8, 2019

  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, April 8th  Tap Takeover : Austin Beer Works | Growler USA | 12-9 NCAA Championship Game Watch Parties | Easy Tiger | 8 pm |   Tuesday, April 9th …

Where to Celebrate National Beer Day Sunday April 7th

By Pam Catoe | Apr 6, 2019

National Beer Day may not be an “official” holiday; however, it is celebrated by beer lovers across the United States every year on April 7th. Why is this date so important to beer lovers you may ask? It’s the date the repeal of prohibition was officially enacted after being singed in the law by President…

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A Visit To Central District Brewing – Austin Texas

By Steve Duffy | Apr 3, 2019

Central District Brewing 417 RED RIVER ST – AUSTIN Weds – Thurs 4-10pm Fri 2pm-midnight Sat 11am-midnight Sun 12-8pm Saturday night I was on my way to the Mike Doughty Plays Ruby Vroom show at the 3Ten venue on 2nd Street. I decided to meet a buddy of mine, another beer lover, at Central District…

South Austin Beer Garden Slated To Open So Soon

By Irina Plakas | Apr 2, 2019

South Austin Beer Garden Slated To Open So Soon Location: 10700 Manchaca Rd Austin, Texas 78748 Austin, TX – March 19, 2019 – South Austin Beer Garden is the newest spot for a cold beer in South Austin. The business owned by David Pearce, Ryan Thomas, and Christopher Cantu has been a dream and a…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals April 2 2019

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals April 2 2019

By Andrew Schwab | Apr 2, 2019

Seems like a lot less Texas beers in this week’s approvals, but still a solid number of new beers are coming in. I believe this is the first approval that we have seen from the Bay Area’s 21st Amendment. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle bb = 16oz…

Party World Rasslin’ (PWR) Events at 4th Tap Brewing

By Guest Blogger | Apr 1, 2019

This is a guest post by J. Darris Mitchell. Ah… There is no event truer to the DIY nature of craft beer than Party World Rasslin’ seasonal wrestling shows at the 4th Tap Brewing Cooperative. Here’s how it goes: every 3 months, and insanely talented team of volunteers throw the best damn party in Austin.…

Austin Craft Beer Events April 1st - 7th 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events April 1st – 7th 2019

By Dani Schwab | Apr 1, 2019

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, April 1st  Brains & Brews for ChickTech Austin | Trivia | Oskar Blues | 6-9 Tuesday, April 2nd  Meet the Brewer from Deep Eddy | Jack Allen’s Anderson Lane |…

Family Business Beer Co - Texas Craft Brewery Profile

Family Business Beer Co – Texas Craft Brewery Profile

By Steve Duffy | Mar 28, 2019

Family Business Beer Co. Brewery and Taproom Location 19510 Hamilton Pool Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 ABOUT FAMILY BUSINESS BEER CO. Founded in 2017, Family Business Beer Co. is a family-owned and operated brewery in Dripping Springs, Texas. Co-owned by Jensen and Danneel Ackles, Ed and Debby Graul, and Gino Graul, and led by head…

Hops and Grain Brewing New Location Open in San Marcos

Hops and Grain Brewing New Location Open in San Marcos

By Steve Duffy | Mar 27, 2019

Rumor control: Hops and Grain is not, I repeat not, closing in Austin. Location: 110 MLK Dr., San Marcos, TX 78666 Hours: 10am – 10pm, Sun – Sat Grand Opening: April 20th, 12pm – 6pm Hops and Grain Brewing (H&G) has been holding down the far-east end of 6th Street in Austin for eight years…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals March 5 2019

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals March 5 2019

By Andrew Schwab | Mar 5, 2019

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 11 Below Brewing Company – 11 Below Bee Someone Honey Wheat Ale (K) 5 Stones Artisan…

Hops and Thyme Restaurant & Beer Garden in Lakeway, Texas

By Steve Duffy | Mar 4, 2019

Hops and Thyme Location: 2125 Lohmans Crossing Rd, ste.400, Lakeway, TX 78734 The short and sweet: Hops and Thyme is a newer restaurant with a craft beer focus located in Lakeway. They have a commitment to an exceptional dining experience with high quality ingredients in dishes made from scratch, 36 taps of distinctive beers, wine,…

Craft Beer Celebrations – Spring Edition 2019

By Pam Catoe | Mar 4, 2019

Every year, spring brings a volatile weather pattern for Texans with wide swings in temperature and sunshine. However, in Austin, spring also brings a wide variety of craft beer events from festivals to anniversary parties and everything in between. Here is Craft Beer Austin’s comprehensive list of all things craft beer happening around town this…

Book Your Next Private Event at these Austin Breweries

Book Your Next Private Event at these Austin Breweries

By Guest Blogger | Feb 27, 2019

This guest post is by Steve Duffy. Most people love to get together for one reason or another. Community is what binds us to our place and gives us a sense of belonging. Because you’re reading this article, it’s safe to assume you also like beer and/or cider for the sense of euphoria it can…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Feb 25 2019

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Feb 25 2019

By Andrew Schwab | Feb 25, 2019

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 Pub Beer (c, cc, C) 512 Brewing Company –…

Happy Hour Anthem

Happy Hour at Anthem on Rainey Street

By Guest Blogger | Feb 21, 2019

This is a guest post by J. Darris Mitchell. Happy Hour at Anthem Location: 91 Rainey Street Ste 120 Austin, TX 78701 Anthem is located at the head of Rainey street. You can’t miss it. It’s the spot with a dozen tiki torches beckoning you to enter. Follow their carved wooded faces inside and you’ll be…

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

By Irina Plakas | Feb 20, 2019

TEXAS CRAFT BREWERS GUILD, BEER ALLIANCE OF TEXAS REACH HISTORIC AGREEMENT ON BEER-TO-GO BILLS Update: Craft Beer Austin attended the Beer-to-Go press conference at the Texas Capitol on Tuesday where Senator Dawn Buckingham and Representative Eddie Rodriguez revealed the historic agreement between the Texas Craft Brewers Guild and the Beer Alliance of Texas. This marks…

The Beer Plant - A Vegan Gastropub in Austin

The Beer Plant – A Vegan Gastropub in Austin

By Irina Plakas | Feb 20, 2019

Beer Plant-Based Gastropub   Located at 3110 Windsor Road, Austin, TX 78703 (next door to Austin Pets Alive) The Beer Plant, 100% plant derived (Vegan) Gastropub located in old west Austin. The first beer plant-based gastropub in Austin where all menu and drink options are 100% plant-derived (vegan). The Beer Plant combines craft beer, wine and…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Feb 19 2019

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Feb 19 2019

By Andrew Schwab | Feb 19, 2019

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 2 Docs Brewing Co. Llc – Two Docs Bock (Tank – 620Gal – Never seen a…

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.…

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…