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TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Dec 7 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Dec 7 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Dec 7, 2017

We are starting to see can approvals from one of the next breweries opening in Austin – Frontyard Brewing, along with the first can approvals from Bare Arms (at least, that I can remember). This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle bb = 16oz format bottle b = Small…

Austin Craft Beer Events Dec 4 – Dec 10 2017

By Pam Catoe | Dec 4, 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 12/4 SheBrews Presents: Beer 101 with Laura Christie | 4th Tap Brewing Co-op 7pm Easy Tiger Christmas Flight Nights! The Longest Day Kickoff Party | Friends and Allies Brewing 6pm…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Nov 28 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Nov 28 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Nov 28, 2017

Check out this week’s TABC label and brewery approvals. Here is a double dose of the label approvals as I missed last week due to being out of town. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle bb = 16oz format bottle b = Small format bottle c = Small…

Austin Craft Beer Events Nov 27 - Dec 3 2017

Austin Craft Beer Events Nov 27 – Dec 3 2017

By Pam Catoe | Nov 27, 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 11/27 Merry Movie Mondays! | Yard Bar 6pm Mega Mutt Monday! | Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden 6pm Zombie Dragon Cask Night | NXNW Stonelake 5pm Yappy Hour | Brass…

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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 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…

Austin Craft Beer Events Nov 21 – Nov 26 2017

By Pam Catoe | Nov 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 Tuesday 11/21 Thanksgiving Tasting! | WhichCraft Beer Store 5pm Astronomy on Tap ATX #38 | North Door 7:30pm Wednesday 11/22 Goose Island Black Wednesday! | Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden 5pm Tiny Barrel…

Greenhouse Craft Food

Greenhouse Craft Food – Interview With Chef Rob Snow

By Irina Plakas | Nov 16, 2017

Greenhouse Craft Food is located in Round Rock, Texas If you have not been to Greenhouse Craft Food, you should definitely check them out. Our first time was for a Saint Arnold beer pairing dinner. All of the beer pairings were spot on, beautiful presentation and the food was to die for. We wanted to know more…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Nov 14 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Nov 14 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Nov 14, 2017

Check out this week’s TABC label and brewery approvals. This week we have 4th Tap, Adelbert’s, Austin Beerworks, Friends and Allies, Hops and Grain, Jester King, Pinthouse and more. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle bb = 16oz format bottle b = Small format bottle c = Small…

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Austin Craft Beer Events Nov 13 – Nov 19 2017

By Pam Catoe | Nov 13, 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 11/13 Drinks For Derby at Oskar Blues! Tuesday 11/14 Pint Night – North by Northwest Brewing | Vigilante Gastropub & Games 7pm Oskar Blues Social Night Ride 6pm Wednesday 11/15 Mad…

Altstadt Brewery To Open Summer 2018 Adds Altbier to its Lineup

Altstadt Brewery To Open Summer 2018 Adds Altbier to its Lineup

By Irina Plakas | Nov 10, 2017

Altstadt Brewery adds Altbier to its lineup of authentic German beers ABOUT ALTSTADT BREWERY Altstadt Brewery is an authentic Old World German-style destination brewery dedicated to making the purest, easy-drinking beers guided by the German beer purity laws of 1516. Opening in summer 2018, Altstadt Brewery is located in the historic German settlement town of…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Nov 9 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Nov 9 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Nov 9, 2017

A little bit late on this week’s edition. We are starting to see cans from a couple of new breweries to canning – 5 Stones, Flying Man, Texas Beer Company, Good Neighbors, and Revolver. Oh, and Founder’s CBS is approved in Texas. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format bottle…

Upcoming Austin Steam Train Craft Beer Events 2017

Upcoming Austin Steam Train Craft Beer Events 2017

By Irina Plakas | Nov 8, 2017

Join Beer Flyer (Austin Steam Train), featuring their local craft beer pairings on the Beer Train. Passengers will enjoy a custom 3 hour Austin Steam Train ride with local craft beer pairings with vegetarian or meat options. Upcoming Scheduled Events: Winter Beer Train- Bluebonnet Beer Co. paired with Greenhouse Craft Food on November 11, 2017 at 7pm Beer Flyers are…

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Uncle Billy’s Announces New Head Brewer and New Craft Beverage Program

By Irina Plakas | Nov 8, 2017

Uncle Billy’s Brewery and Smokehouse Announces New Head Brewer and Introduces New Craft Beverage Program AUSTIN, Texas (November 8, 2017) – Uncle Billy’s Brewery and Smokehouse, one of the oldest and best-known brewpubs in Austin, is bidding a sweet farewell to its current head brewer of three years, Trevor Nearburg, and ushering in a new…

Austin Craft Beer Events Nov 6 – Nov 12 2017

By Pam Catoe | Nov 6, 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 11/6 Pinthouse Cellar Series – Firestone Walker Parabola (2014) | Pinthouse Pizza Burnet 6pm Tuesday 11/7 Are You Smarter Than Our Brewer? -The Food Drive Game Show | The ABGB…

Upland Brewing coming to Texas

Indiana’s Upland Brewing Is Coming To Texas

By Andrew Schwab | Nov 3, 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…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Oct 31 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Oct 31 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Oct 31, 2017

This is probably one of the longer weeks for actual brewery approvals. Four new Texas breweries were approved, along with another brewery getting approval for a location change. To go along with that, FiftyFifty Brewing (California) now has approval to come into Texas. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K = Keg B = Large format…

Austin Craft Beer Events Oct 30 – Nov 5 2017

By Pam Catoe | Oct 30, 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 10/30 Cheese & Beer Pairing Class with Antonelli’s | Hops and Grain 7pm Mega Mutt Monday! | Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden 6pm Howl-O-Ween at the Brass Tap Round Rock 3pm…

Celis Brewery Introduces Grand Cru Tripel

Celis Brewery Introduces Grand Cru Tripel

By Irina Plakas | Oct 26, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas (October 26, 2017) — In November, the classic Celis Brewery Grand Cru Tripel Ale will begin hitting taps in bars and restaurants throughout Texas. The venerated Belgian-style Tripel, brewed with the same recipe created by Pierre Celis in 1967 in Hoegaarden, Belgium, will be released as a winter seasonal beer and available only…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Oct 24 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Oct 24 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Oct 24, 2017

Looks like 5 Stones is starting to get label approval for their new location in New Braunfels (which will be a huge improvement over their original location). We are continuing to see some new approvals from places about to open like Frontyard (Austin), Ingenious (Houston area) and the recently opened Flying Man (Austin). This week’s…

Austin Craft Beer Events Oct 23 - Oct 29 2017

Austin Craft Beer Events Oct 23 – Oct 29 2017

By Pam Catoe | Oct 23, 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 10/23 Haunted Movie Nights of Terrier | Yard Bar 7:30pm Tuesday 10/24 Crafts & Drafts – Fall & Halloween Pumpkin Decor | Hops and Grain 6:30pm 5th Annual Pumpkin Carving…

FiftyFifty Brewing, out of Truckee, California, is Expanding their distribution into the Texas market.

FiftyFifty Brewing is Expanding to Texas

By Andrew Schwab | Oct 23, 2017

FiftyFifty Brewing, out of Truckee, California, is Expanding their distribution into the Texas market. Working with Flood Independent Distribution, FiftyFifty hopes to start making an appearance in Texas by March of 2018. They are currently working their way through TABC approvals. The distribution footprint will include Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, Houston, and San Antonio to begin…

Wort War II Homebrew Competition at NXNW

By Pam Catoe | Oct 21, 2017

This year marks the second installment of the homebrewer focused competition held by NXNW Restaurant and Brewery. First, the unique approach to a Homebrew Competition starts with each contestant picking up 5 gallons of pre-made wort from the NXNW Brewery-Slaughter location on September 27th and 28th. The finished product is only limited to the contestant’s…

Twisted Texas Live Music and Brewery Tour

Twisted Texas Live Music and Brewery Tour

By Gabriela Swider | Oct 20, 2017

New to Austin, Twisted Texas Tours “show off the wild sides of Austin that make Texas’ capital city one of the funkiest towns in the south.” We got to come along for the ride on a recent Live Music & Brewery Tour, and here’s what happened. Departing from Waller Creek Pub House, everyone had a…

Adelbert’s It’s the Tits Fest Saturday Oct. 21st, 2017

By Pam Catoe | Oct 18, 2017

We have a Giveaway on Facebook: Win 2 It’s the Tits Glasses, It’s the Tits Koozie & a 6-Pack of Hibiscus Saison! Adelbert’s It’s the Tits Fest Saturday Oct. 21st, 2017 1pm Adelbert’s Brewery is hosting the third installment of their free event It’s the Tits Fest benefiting the Breast Cancer Resource Center. To kick things off,…

Austin Home Brew Festival

Austin Homebrew Festival Nov. 3rd, 2017

By Irina Plakas | Oct 17, 2017

Austin Homebrew Festival 2017 A Celebration of Austin’s Finest Small Batch Beer The Austin Homebrew Festival celebrates the best of Austin’s homebrewed beers, meads, ciders, and kombuchas. Award-winning homebrewers from all over Central Texas participate in this annual event, with high quality brews to be expected at the festival. The Festival offers guests a chance…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Oct 17 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Oct 17 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Oct 17, 2017

It looks like De Garde/Jester King’s collaboration Elements of Composition finally has label approval. You may notice the black square and a couple of words censored. Those are the Jester King logo and Jester King’s name….thanks to obscure TABC rules, Jester King cannot be listed on the label. This week’s TABC Label Approvals: K =…

Austin Craft Beer Events Oct 16 - 22 2017

Austin Craft Beer Events Oct 16 – 22 2017

By Pam Catoe | Oct 16, 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 10/16 St Elmo Flight! | Easy Tiger  Tuesday 10/17 Oskar Blues Brewery Social Night Ride | Oskar Blues Brewery 6pm Pints for People | Adelbert’s Brewery 5:30pm Pubology | Whitestone…

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Oct 10 2017

TABC Label and Brewery Approvals Oct 10 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Oct 10, 2017

More labels for you to enjoy. Looks like we are starting to see Abyss variants showing up in bottles…which is always nice. We have a first can from Texas Beer Company (in Taylor) as well. And, what appears to be a 6L bottle of a Wild Ale from Lakewood Brewing Company. If you wanted a…

Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2017

Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2017

By Andrew Schwab | Oct 10, 2017

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. While most articles locally will talk about how Texas did, I decided to take a…