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Austin Craft Beer Events Sept 18 – 24 2017

By Pam Catoe | Sep 18, 2017

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 9/18 Hops and Grain Haze County Release Party Benefitting Urban Roots | Odd Duck 2:30pm Beer Run! | Bluebonnet Beer Company 6pm Tuesday 9/19 Tipsy Tuesday (Austin) – Hopdoddy Anderson Ln. 6pm…

Hops and Grain Brewing

Hops and Grain Brewing Switches To Brewpub License

By Andrew Schwab | Sep 12, 2017

Here is a quick Hops & Grain update: Hops and Grain Brewing is currently in the works to get their license switched over from a brewery license over to a brewpub license. The main advantage for them is that they will be able to sell beer to go. They will also be able to avoid…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Sept 12 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Sept 12 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Sep 12, 2017

Looks like Texas will be seeing Bell’s Black Note this year, based off of the approvals. Along with that, Austin’s Suds Monkey is starting to get can approvals for their new brewery. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle bb = 16oz format bottle b = Small format bottle…

Austin Craft Beer Events Sept 11 - 17 2017

Austin Craft Beer Events Sept 11 – 17 2017

By Pam Catoe | Sep 11, 2017

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 9/12 Beer and Hymns ATX | Adelbert’s Brewery 7pm HAAM Benefit Day at Hops & Grain 10am HAAM Benefit Day with Belle + the Beasts and Wonderbitch | St. Elmo…

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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…
Oskar Blues Brewery Canned water

Oskar Blues Brewery Supplies Safe Drinking Water for Hurricane Harvey Victims

By Irina Plakas | Sep 11, 2017

88,800 Cans of Drinking Water Arrived in Houston and Corpus Christi LONGMONT, CO – In immediate response to the recent flood devastation in Texas, Oskar Blues Brewery and Ball Corporation teamed up with the CAN’d Aid Foundation to can and ship 220,200 cans of clean drinking water to the residents of Houston, TX. Oskar Blues…

Upland Brewing coming to Texas

Indiana’s Upland Brewing Is Coming To Texas

By Andrew Schwab | Sep 11, 2017

Indiana’s Upland Brewing will be coming to Texas Working with Flood Distributors, Upland hopes to start making an appearance throughout Texas before the year’s end. They are currently working their way through TABC approvals, which could mean they will have their license before the end of September. If everything goes as planned, we can expect…

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Texas Craft Brewers Festival Austin 2017

By Irina Plakas | Sep 7, 2017

Texas Craft Brewers Festival Returns To Austin on Sept. 30, 2017 State’s Largest Celebration Of Texas-Brewed Craft Beer Just Got Bigger With The Addition Of New Opening Night ‘Partners In Craft’ Event AUSTIN, Texas (June 29, 2017) — The Texas Craft Brewers Festival, the state’s largest beer event focused exclusively on Texas-brewed craft beer, returns to…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Sept 6 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Sept 6 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Sep 6, 2017

It was a holiday weekend, so I didn’t get around to doing this until a day later. With that said, a solid list of approvals came through over the last week. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle bb = 16oz format bottle b = Small format bottle c…

Austin Craft Beer Events Sept 4 – 10 2017

By Pam Catoe | Sep 5, 2017

Howdy Austin! Check out Austin Craft Beer Events and special tappings that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Hours and Map Harvey Relief Efforts: The Yard Bar | Harvey Relief Underdog Donation Drive 9/1-9/15 Kung Fu Saloon | Drink 4 a Cause: Hurricane Harvey Relief  9/5 Brass Tap Domain | Firemans 4 Relief…

5th Annual Art of the Brew Sept 2, 2017

By Pam Catoe | Aug 31, 2017

Art of the Brew September 2nd 4-10pm | Fair Market | Tickets #Win 2 VIP Passes to The 5th Annual Art of the Brew! (Facebook Giveaway Ends Friday 10am) The fifth installment of one of the most innovative beer festivals is headed back to Austin, Texas on September 2nd. Art of the Brew will take over…

The Big Give 2017 Austin Charity Benefit Sept 8

By Irina Plakas | Aug 30, 2017

  Craft Beer Austin is participating in the The Big Give Austin charity benefit! We hope you will join us on Friday, September 8th 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 and…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Aug 29 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Aug 29 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Aug 29, 2017

It’s been a rough week for a big portion of Texas, especially Houston. Many breweries/beer bars around the state are putting on events to help raise money for Houston, I highly recommend you go have some beers for a cause. With that said, here are the label approvals. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K =…

Austin Craft Beer Events Aug 28 – Sept 3 2017

By Pam Catoe | Aug 28, 2017

Howdy Austin! Check out Austin Craft Beer Events and special tappings that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Hours and Map Fundraisers for hurricane & flood relief this week: St. Elmo Brewing | Hurricane Harvey Fundraiser 8/29-9/3 4th Tap Brewing Co-op |  Houston Food Bank Fundraiser  8/30 Red Horn Coffee House and Brewing…

Independence Brewing Co. Expands Outside of Texas

Independence Brewing Co. Expands Outside of Texas

By Pam Catoe | Aug 23, 2017

In late July, one of Austin’s most beloved breweries, Independence Brewing Co., announced distribution expansion throughout Arkansas. This marks the brands first expansion outside its home state of Texas. I sat down with Marketing Director, Courtney Cobb to discuss the expansion. You are expanding with the core line up now – will you add seasonals…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Aug 22 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Aug 22 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Aug 23, 2017

Not nearly as many approvals as we have been seeing lately. With that said, we had 3 new Texas breweries receiving their licenses from the TABC. It is definitely out of the norm to see that many getting approval in one week. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle…

Austin Craft Beer Events Aug 21 – Aug 27 2017

By Pam Catoe | Aug 21, 2017

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 8/21 Collective Brewing Tasting | The Austin Shaker 6pm Mega Mutt Monday! | Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden 6pm Tuesday 8/22 Austin Boxer Rescue Charity Brew | Pinthouse Pizza…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Aug 15 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Aug 15 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Aug 15, 2017

It appears that the TABC has finally gotten their acts together (as far as label approvals go….everything else is still a mess). Hops & Grain received a couple of approvals within 48 hours and St. Elmo had a turnaround on one label of less than 24 hours. Compare this to the beginning of the year….where…

Austin Craft Beer Events Aug 14 – 20 2017

By Pam Catoe | Aug 14, 2017

This Thursday, Aug 17th. Limited Amount Of Tickets Left! 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 8/15 Black Star Co-op Social Ride 7pm Lone Pint SMASH Beer Night | Whip In 5pm Astronomy on Tap ATX #35…

Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches Opens In East Austin

Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches Opens In East Austin

By Irina Plakas | Aug 10, 2017

Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches To Open In East Austin on Friday, August 11th, 2017 Brothers Noah & Josh Lit and Pastry Chef Jasmine Jones Bring Artisan Kolaches, Coffee and an Expansive Craft Beer Selection to Manor Road AUSTIN, TEXAS (August 10, 2017) – Brothers Noah and Josh Lit are excited to announce that Batch…

Beers & Sunset Cruise Aug 17th 7PM 2017

Oskar Blues Brewery Beers & Sunset Cruise 2017

By Irina Plakas | Aug 10, 2017

Enjoy Oskar Blues Brewery on Ladybird Lake! Date: Thursday, Aug 17th 2017 Time: 7PM – 10PM Location: Capital Cruises Join Oskar Blues Brewery & Craft Beer Austin on this Special Boat Cruise Downtown on Lady Bird Johnson Lake! Watch the beautiful sunset and see the Mexican free-tailed bats under the Congress Bridge while enjoying hand crafted canned beer tastings from Oskar Blues…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Aug 8 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Aug 8 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Aug 8, 2017

Shorter list for this week’s TABC label and brewery approvals. I don’t have much to add here for this week, so you can jump right into the approvals. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle bb = 16oz format bottle b = Small format bottle c = Small format…

Austin Craft Beer Events Aug 7 - 13 2017

Austin Craft Beer Events Aug 7 – 13 2017

By Pam Catoe | Aug 7, 2017

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 8/8 Brazos Valley Pint Night | Whip In 5pm Wednesday 8/9 Beer Release: Taproom Exclusive – Czech Berry | Blue Owl Brewing 3pm Whitestone Brewing 5 Course Beer Dinner | Foxhole…

Celis Brewery

Celis Brewery, Austin’s First Craft Brewery is Now Open

By Irina Plakas | Aug 4, 2017

  Christine Celis, daughter of Pierre Celis is restoring her fathers legacy in Austin Texas. Pierre Celis revived the Belgian Wit beer in Hoegaarden Belgium in 1966. In 1992, at age 67, Pierre founded Celis Brewery in Austin on Highway 290 (it closed in 2000). Celis White and Grand Cru won many GABF medals together. Update:…

National IPA Day 2017

By Pam Catoe | Aug 3, 2017

Today is National IPA day and there are several events around town to help you celebrate! So what is National IPA day?  It’s not a typical “national” holiday that was started by big business in order to promote their brands; instead, National IPA day was started in 2011 through social media by craft beer enthusiasts…

Banger's Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Banger’s Celebrates 5th Anniversary With All-Day Party And Beer Festival

By Irina Plakas | Aug 2, 2017

Banger’s Celebrates 5th Anniversary With All-Day Party And Beer Festival Saturday, August 5th starting 11 a.m. DESCRIPTION: Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden, home to the city’s widest selection of handmade sausages and craft beers, celebrates five action-packed years with a party and international beer festival on August 5, beginning at 11 a.m. The event…

Adelbert’s Brewery to Re-Release Highly Sought After Sundowner

Adelbert’s Brewery to Re-Release Highly Sought After Sundowner

By Irina Plakas | Aug 2, 2017

Adelbert’s Brewery to Re-Release Highly Sought After Sundowner Limited Release Biere Brut to return to market August 1, 2017 – AUSTIN – Adelbert’s Brewery, an award-winning brewery based in Austin Texas, is happy to announce the re-release of its highly sought after Sundowner, a Bière Brut, after being out of the market for over a…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Aug 1 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Aug 1 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Aug 1, 2017

Well, another Friday came and went without the weekly label releases being put up on Craft Beer Austin. I am sure at least one person noticed other than me. Simple reason – I was out of town yet again. With that said, due to a busy late week schedule as of late, we are going…

Austin Craft Beer Events July 31 – Aug 6 2017

By Pam Catoe | Jul 31, 2017

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 7/31 Beer & Ice Cream Pairing with Lazarus Brewing Company 6:30pm Tuesday 8/1 Friends & Allies Pint Night feat. Impeach | Whip In 4pm Easy Tiger 365: Sierra Nevada Pint…