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Altstadt Brewery Brings Home Double Gold from GABF 2019

By Pam Catoe | Nov 12, 2019

Texas had another stellar showing at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) this year bringing home a total of 16 awards: eight gold, three silver, and five bronze medals. A stand-out this year was the double gold win by Altstadt Brewing Company of Fredricksburg, Texas for their Altstadt Kolsch (German-Style Koelsch) and Altstadt Lager (Munich-style…

Austin Craft Beer Events Nov. 11th - Nov. 17th, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events Nov. 11th – Nov. 17th, 2019

By Dani Schwab | Nov 11, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events Nov. 11th – Nov. 17th, 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, Nov. 11th:  Harry Potter Movie Trivia | Growler USA | 7-9 Craft Series at 1886 – 50th Event! | With…

Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches Grand Opening Weekend Celebration Nov. 8-10, 2019

By Pam Catoe | Nov 4, 2019

Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches Grand Opening Weekend to Feature Six Beers on Tap, Kolache Specials, Brewery Tours, and More Nov. 8-10th, 2019 Located at 220 Manor Road, Austin, TX, 78723 Family-owned Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches, a popular destination for craft beer lovers and foodies alike, is opening a brewery next door to their…

Austin Craft Beer Events Nov. 4th - Nov. 10th, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events Nov. 4th – Nov. 10th, 2019

By Dani Schwab | Nov 4, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events Nov. 4th – Nov. 10th, 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, Nov. 4th:  Seinfeld Trivia | Growler USA | 7-9   Tuesday, Nov. 5th:  Trivia Tuesday | St. Elmo | 8…

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 ...
Austin Craft Beer Events Oct. 28th - Nov. 3rd, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events Oct. 28th – Nov. 3, 2019

By Dani Schwab | Oct 28, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events Oct. 28th – Nov. 3rd, 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, Oct. 28th:  Hocus Pocus Trivia | Growler USA | 7-9 Classical Jam / Open Chamber Reading Night | Batch –…

Our Favorite Craft Beer Austin Events Fall 2019

Our Favorite Craft Beer Austin Events Fall 2019

By Dani Schwab | Oct 23, 2019

Oktoberfests, Anniversaries, and Halloween  Craft Beer Austin Events: Oct. 26th, Oct. 31st – Nov. 3rd    It is that time of year again for Fall Festivals, Oktoberfests, Halloween Parties, and Brewery Anniversaries. The fall air is finely hitting Austin, and what better way to enjoy the weather, than with your favorite fall beer event. There…

Austin Craft Beer Events Oct. 21th - Oct. 27th, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events Oct.21st – Oct 27th, 2019

By Dani Schwab | Oct 21, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events Oct. 21th – Oct. 27th, 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, Oct. 21st:  The Office *HALLOWEEN SPECIAL* | Growler USA | 7-9 Plant Nite | Whitestone Brewery | Ticketed Event | 6-8…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Oct 16 2019

By Andrew Schwab | Oct 16, 2019

After 11 years, (512) Brewing is packaging one of their mainstays in something other than kegs. Pecan Porter looks to be coming out in 12oz bottles. So, there is that in this month’s approvals….along with a whole slew of other approvals. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle bb…

Love 'em or Hate 'em, Pumpkin Beers Are Part of the Brewing Landscape Come Autumn

Love ’em or Hate ’em, Pumpkin Beers Are Part of the Brewing Landscape Come Autumn

By Steve Duffy | Oct 15, 2019

Love ’em or Hate ’em, Pumpkin Beers Are Part of the Brewing Landscape Come Autumn It’s the Season for Pumpkin Hold your lattes, witches! It’s Fall in Texas and that means it’s all-things-pumpkin-flavored season and that includes our most beloved of beverages, beer! The pumpkin spice thing has a lot of people bothered, mostly because…

Austin Craft Beer Events Oct.14th – Oct 20th, 2019

By Dani Schwab | Oct 14, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events Oct. 14th – Oct. 20th, 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, Oct. 14th:  Unknown Trivia | Uncle Billy’s | 7 Rick & Morty Trivia  | Growler USA | 7-9 Craft Series at…

Austin Craft Beer Events Oct. 7th - Oct. 13th, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events Oct.7th – Oct 13th, 2019

By Dani Schwab | Oct 7, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events Oct. 7th – Oct. 13th, 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, Oct. 7th:  Unknown Trivia | Uncle Billy’s | 7 Austin Industry Night & HotDog Throwdown | Nomadic Brewery | 5-12 Green…

Brewers Association GABF 2019

Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2019

By Andrew Schwab | Oct 6, 2019

Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2019 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. (Photo © Brewers Association) While most…

4th Annual Beers on Pink Benefiting The National Breast Cancer Foundation

By Pam Catoe | Oct 4, 2019

  Beers on Pink | October 19th at 7 pm | J-Squared Studios Saturday, October 19th marks the return of the fourth annual Beers on Pink event benefiting the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). A local photographer Julien Fleury started Beers on Pink four years ago when his mother was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer, “I…

Where to Find Craft Beer at the ACL Music Festival 2019

By Pam Catoe | Oct 4, 2019

Love it or hate it, it’s the time of year where the city of Austin gets overtaken by music fans from all over the country during the annual Austin City Limits Music Festival. The festival has evolved over the years and continues to grow, adding new experiences including live podcasts, the Hi, How Are You…

Can Hard Seltzer Have Sustainable Growth For Years To Come?

By Guest Blogger | Oct 1, 2019

This is a guest post by Brian Trivitt. How about a cold one? Oh, wait, I didn’t mean to ask if you would like a beer, I was actually referring to the different flavors of hard seltzers in my refrigerator. Considering that beer overall as a category has been losing market share for years and…

Austin Craft Beer Events Sept. 30th - 6th, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events Sept. 30th – Oct 6th, 2019

By Dani Schwab | Sep 30, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events Sept. 30th – Oct. 6th, 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, Sept. 30th:  Unknown Trivia | Uncle Billy’s | 7 The Office Trivia | Growler USA | 7-9 Classical Jam / Open…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals June 26 2019

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals July 26 2019

By Andrew Schwab | Jul 26, 2019

And another month has passed, so another long list of approvals. Along with that, 8 new brewpubs in Texas were approved over the last month. 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…

Three Summer Craft Beer Fests You Don’t Want to Miss

By Pam Catoe | Jul 25, 2019

Three of your summer’s favorite beer events are right around the corner and you don’t want to miss what they have in store this year! Lager Jam 6 returns to Spokesman this Saturday, brought to you by the Austin Beer Guide, followed by Banger’s epic 7th Anniversary Party on August 3rd, and the boozy Texas…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Craft Beer Events For Father’s Day June 16th, 2019

By Dani Schwab | Jun 13, 2019

Howdy Austin! Check out Craft Beer Events For Father’s Day June 16th, 2019 Austin Area Brewery Hours and Map Happy Father’s Day! There are many events around the area to celebrate. Do you rise early and like to bike? Join Friends & Allies Father’s Day Ride | Ticketed Event | 7 am -2 pm |Meet at…

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