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Austin Craft Beer Events July 22nd - July 28th, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events July 22nd – July 28th, 2019

By Dani Schwab | Jul 22, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events July 22nd – July 28th, 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, July 22nd:  Pint Night with Austin Beerworks | B. D. Riley’s Irish Pub – Downtown | 7-8 Folk Revival w/ Ben…

Draught House Craft Beer Austin

A Visit To Draught House Pub & Brewery Austin Texas

By Guest Blogger | Jul 18, 2019

This is a guest post by J. Darris Mitchell. Recently I had the humbling yet exhilarating pleasure of sharing a few beers with friends after my first ever book reading. These guys both came out to see me read from my sci-fi novel despite already having read the thing, so what better way to say…

Favorite Austin Summer Beers – 2019

By Guest Blogger | Jul 17, 2019

This guest post is by James. It’s that time of year again when that big yellow ball in the sky seems to be wearing you like a hat. Time for either relaxing on a front porch swing, playing at the lake, or tubing down a river. Whatever you’re doing, you probably need a beer. Here…

Austin Craft Beer Events July 15th – July 21st , 2019

By Dani Schwab | Jul 15, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events July 15th – July 21st , 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, July 15th:  Friends Trivia | Growler USA | 7-9   Tuesday, July 16th :  LINC: Adult Craft Night with Austin…

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 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 ...

TX Craft Brewers Guild #BehindTheBeer Series | Charles Vallhonrat

By Pam Catoe | Jul 10, 2019

Craft Beer Austin has partnered with the Texas Craft Brewers Guild to expand on #BehindTheBeer with a series of articles featuring each highlighted Guild member. Historic legislation was signed into law by Governor Abbot allowing #BeerToGo sales for over 100 Texas brewers starting on September 1st of this year. Although the result was due to the…

Austin Craft Beer Events July 8th – July 14th

By Dani Schwab | Jul 8, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events July 8th – July 14th , 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, July 8th:  Craft Series at 1886 | Ticketed Event | Beer Dinner Pairing with Red Horn |  Driskill   Tuesday,…

Austin Craft Beer Events July 1st – July 7th 2019

By Dani Schwab | Jul 1, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events July 1st – July 7th , 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, July 1st:  The Brewery Comedy TOUR  | Ticketed Event | Live Oak |  7-8:45   Tuesday, July 2nd :  Psychedelic…

Top Craft Beer Destinations to Watch the Women’s World Cup

By Pam Catoe | Jul 1, 2019

Top Craft Beer Destinations to Watch the Women’s World Cup I have reached out to multiple places that are in the process of providing details, this list will be updated often as I get confirmation. Check back regularly! The United States Women’s Nation Soccer Team takes the stage on June 11th as the reigning champions…

5 Texas Gose Beers to Drink This Summer 2019

By Steve Duffy | Jun 28, 2019

5 Texas Gose Beers To Drink This Summer Summertime is officially upon us, and in Central Texas that means switching to light, crisp beers along with the 100 degree weather and late nights on the patio. When I was asked to write an article about Gose (Goes-uh), I thought, “Sure, no problem!” It has turned…

Austin Craft Beer Events June 24th - 30th, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events June 24th – 30th, 2019

By Dani Schwab | Jun 24, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events June 24th – 30th, 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, June 24th:  Five-8 Brew Tour Preview Party | Brass Tap Domain | 4-7 Classical Jam / Open Chamber Reading Night | Batch…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals June 24 2019

By Andrew Schwab | Jun 24, 2019

And another month has passed, so another long list of TABC approvals. 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…

Austin Craft Beer Events June 17th - June 23rd, 2019

Drop In Fundraiser Event at Real Ale Brewing June 22, 2019

By Dani Schwab | Jun 21, 2019

REAL ALE PARTNERS WITH THE DRIPPING SPRINGS SKATE PARK INITIATIVE ON FIRST ANNUAL FUNDRAISER:   Why support this charity? DSSP is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to bring a free, regional skate park to Dripping Springs, TX, about 25 minutes East of the brewery. The organization is comprised of parents, students, teachers, and…

Nomadic Beerworks

Nomadic Beerworks – Grand Opening June 22, 2019

By Steve Duffy | Jun 18, 2019

Nomadic Beerworks Location: 3804 Woodbury Dr Suite A, Austin, TX 78704 Grand Opening: June 22nd, 2019 Recently I was in need of a hitch to be installed on my wife’s minivan. I decided to head over to U-Haul on Ben White to do that, and just before leaving noticed an article from Craft Beer Austin…

Texas Is As Craft-Competitive As You Get!

By Guest Blogger | Jun 17, 2019

This is a guest post by Brian Trivitt. With over 7400 breweries in operation (and new breweries opening up literally every day), it’s no surprise that the craft beer world is as competitive as ever. Many other factors (that people tend to have strong opinions about) continue to complicate, even further, the complex and somewhat…

Austin Craft Beer Events June 17th - June 23rd, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events June 17th – June 23rd, 2019

By Dani Schwab | Jun 17, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events June 17th – June 23rd, 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, June 17th:  Summer Flowers|create a professional flower arrangement | Friends and Allies | Ticketed Event | 6:30-9:30 Tuesday, June 18th:  Apa…

21st Amendment Brewery Launches in Texas June 17, 2019

21st Amendment Brewery Launches in Texas June 17, 2019

By Irina Plakas | Jun 14, 2019

EVERYTHING’S BUZZIER IN TEXAS WITH THE ARRIVAL OF 21ST AMENDMENT Texan Craft Beer Drinkers, Rejoice! Big News is Brewing… SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (May 29, 2019) ― Hey, Lone Star State, you’re about to get a little less lonely. That’s right, we’re cozying up to you in a big way. The team at 21st Amendment Brewery,…

12 Fox Beer Company: Grand Opening May 24 - 27, 2019

12 Fox Beer Company: Grand Opening May 24 – 27, 2019

By Dani Schwab | May 23, 2019

12 Fox Beer Company: Grand Opening May 24-27, 2019 Location: 4700 W Fitzhugh Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620  On Sunday, I made my way to the soft opening of 12 Fox Beer Company, another brewery located off of Fitzhugh Rd (near Dripping Springs). The first thing I noticed was the decor and the outdoor beauty…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals May 22 2019

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals May 22 2019

By Andrew Schwab | May 22, 2019

I have taken a bit of a break from doing these, so here are all of May’s approvals up to this point. 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…

Grand Opening Event: Central District Brewing: Downtown Austin

By Dani Schwab | May 13, 2019

Grand Opening Event: Central District Brewing Press Release from Central District Brewing: Central District Brewing, the small batch brewery located in the central business district of Austin, Texas, is hosting a two-day celebration on Saturday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to midnight, and Sunday, May 19, from noon to 8 p.m, to commemorate its official opening. The…

Northeast Fork: Beer, Wine, Food and Farm Festival May 18, 2019

By Dani Schwab | May 10, 2019

Northeast Fork: Beer, Wine, Food & Farm Festival Date, Time,  & Location: May 18th,  2 pm until sundown,  at Texas Beer Company: 201 N Main St, Taylor, Texas 76574 Texas Beer Company is hosting their first annual Beer, Wine, Food & Farm Festival called Northeast Fork. I reached out to JD Gins, Co-owner and Brewer,…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals May 2 2019

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals May 2 2019

By Andrew Schwab | May 2, 2019

The main bit of news over the last week is that Texas is one step closer to allowing beer-to-go sales from breweries. The battle now will come from the senate, which “should” be easier to get past than the house. But, this is Texas, so no one really knows. That should happen in a week…

Grab a Pink Boots Collaboration Brew at Two May Events

By Pam Catoe | May 2, 2019

Grab a Pink Boots Collaboration Brew at Two May Events Austin’s chapter of Pink Boots Society, a non-profit organization designed to assist, inspire and encourage female beer professionals, had record participation during the annual Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day, held each year in honor of International Women’s Day. Each beer was brewed using a special…

TABC Label and brewery approvals

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals April 25 2019

By Andrew Schwab | Apr 25, 2019

A much slower week for TABC approvals than normal with very few Texas breweries getting approvals. 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…

Barks For Beers

Barks For Beers April 26 – May 31 2019

By Dani Schwab | Apr 24, 2019

It is that time of year again: The time for Barks for Beers. This is the sixth year for this event. There are 22 breweries this year participating. Divine Canines has more information and the brewery map, for the participating breweries. For those new to this event, participants purchase a special pint glass and “pawsport”…

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…

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…