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Austin Craft Beer Events March 18 – 24th 2019

By Denae Schwab | Mar 18, 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, March 18th Unknown Trivia | Uncle Billy’s | 7-9   Tuesday, March 19th Trivia Tuesday | St. Elmo | 8 pm   Wednesday, March 20th  |   Celis Waller Kriek Launch …

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals March 12 2019

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals March 12 2019

By Andrew Schwab | Mar 12, 2019

This is a much shorter list than previous weeks, I do not quite know the reasoning (seems to be about a third of what is normally approved). It could just be the TABC being the TABC….. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle bb = 16oz format bottle b…

Austin Craft Beer Events March 11 - 17th 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events March 11 – 17th 2019

By Denae Schwab | Mar 11, 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, March 11th  Extended Family Showcase Unofficial SXSW edition | Hops and Grain | 6-10   Tuesday, March 12th  4th Tap Meet the Brewer | at Whichcraft | 5-8 Psychedelic Bingo…

Roughhouse Brewing – San Marcos Texas

By Guest Blogger | Mar 8, 2019

This is a guest post by James Lipari. Roughhouse Brewing Located at 680 Oakwood Loop San Marcos, TX 78666 It is time well spent to make the relatively short drive out to San Marcos to experience this family brewpub in the Hill Country. Situated on five acres of the family’s ranch, Davy, Alex, and Andy…

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 ...
5 Breweries To Visit in San Antonio

5 Breweries To Visit in San Antonio

By Irina Plakas | Mar 6, 2019

If you are taking a trip to San Antonio or happen to be there, here is a list 5 Breweries To Visit in San Antonio. Alamo Beer Co. 202 Lamar St, San Antonio, TX 78202 Large indoor and outdoor space featuring craft beer and live music. Alamo Beer is on a list of “top 50…

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,…

Austin Craft Beer Events March 4 - 10th 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events March 4 – 10th 2019

By Denae Schwab | Mar 4, 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, March 4th  Beer and Hymns | Lazarus | 7-9 pm| suggested donation of $10 : drink good beer, sing the old-timey gospel hymns… AND raise money for charity.  Led by…

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 –…

Austin Craft Beer Events Feb 25 - March 3rd, 2019

Austin Craft Beer Events Feb 25 – March 3rd, 2019

By Denae Schwab | Feb 25, 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 2/25  Jester king at Bufalina | pop-up dinner, but no pizza | 5-9pm Off Flavor Course by  Cicerone Certification Program | 828 W 6th St, Austin, TX | Tickets here ($49)| Tuesday 2/26 …

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…

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 no longer planning to close. They are hiring and expanding their hours.  “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 kitchen has been closed for a while, but…

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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)…