Posts by Irina Plakas

Texas Craft Brewers Guild & Beer Alliance of Texas Reach Historic Agreement on Beer-To-Go Bills

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TEXAS CRAFT BREWERS GUILD, BEER ALLIANCE OF TEXAS REACH HISTORIC AGREEMENT ON BEER-TO-GO BILLS AUSTIN, Texas (February 13, 2019) — The Texas Craft Brewers Guild (TCBG), the trade association representing nearly 300 small and independent Texas craft breweries, and the Beer Alliance of Texas (BAT), a trade association representing malt beverage distributors across Texas, have…

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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…

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Bipartisan Beer-To-Go Bills Filed in Both Texas Legislative Chambers

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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)…

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Uncle Billy’s Brewery Introduces Muddy Water Coffee Liqueur

Uncle Billy’s Brewery Introduces New Muddy Water Coffee Liqueur

Uncle Billy’s Brewery Introduces Muddy Water Coffee Liqueur AUSTIN, Texas (December 12, 2018) — Uncle Billy’s Brewery & Smokehouse, is expanding its line of distilled spirits with the release of Muddy Water coffee liqueur. The “Brewstillery” on Barton Springs Road first introduced its distilled spirits program in the spring of this year with Uncle Billy’s…

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Uncle Billy’s Brewery Introduces Barrel-Aged Beers

Uncle Billy's Brewery Introduces Barrel-Aged Beers

UNCLE BILLY’S BREWERY INTRODUCES BARREL-AGED BEERS Program Kicks Off with Flights and Bites Week AUSTIN, Texas (December 10, 2018) — For the first time in its twelve years of brewing, Uncle Billy’s Brewery & Smokehouse, is releasing barrel-aged beers. The brewery is simultaneously introducing four fall and winter seasonal beers barrel-aged in whiskey and tequila…

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Uncle Billy’s Brewery and theCHIVE Release KCCO Austin-Style Lager

UNCLE BILLY’S BREWERY and theCHIVE Release KCCO Austin-Style Lager

UNCLE BILLY’S BREWERY and theCHIVE Release KCCO Austin-Style Lager  AUSTIN, Texas (November 15, 2018) – Uncle Billy’s Brewery & Smokehouse, one of Austin’s oldest craft brewpubs, is introducing the KCCO (Keep Calm and Chive On) Austin-style Lager in collaboration with the local entertainment media company, Chive Media Group. With millions of fans of its popular entertainment website, theCHIVE, its…

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Celis Brewery To Open New Beer Garden & Live Music Venue

CELIS BREWERY TO OPEN NEW BEER GARDEN & LIVE MUSIC VENUE

CELIS BREWERY TO OPEN NEW BEER GARDEN & LIVE MUSIC VENUE Membership Clubs Offer Exclusive Access AUSTIN, Texas (October 29, 2018) — Celis Brewery is changing the face of entertainment in North Austin with the opening of its new Beer Garden & Live Music Venue slated to open before the end of 2018. This major…

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Texas Craft Brewers Festival Austin 2018

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Texas Craft Brewers Festival Returns To Austin on Sept. 29, 2018 Don’t Miss the State’s Largest Beer Event Focused Exclusively on Texas-Brewed Craft Beer AUSTIN, Texas (June 19, 2018) — The Texas Craft Brewers Festival, the state’s largest beer event focused exclusively on Texas-brewed craft beer, returns to East Austin’s Fiesta Gardens September 29, 2018. The…

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The Big Give 2018 Austin Charity Benefit Sept 7

The Big Give 2018 Austin Charity Benefit Sept 7

  Craft Beer Austin is participating in the The Big Give 2018 Austin Charity Benefit! We hope you will join us on Friday, September 7th 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…

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Texas Party Platforms Show Bipartisan Support for Craft Beer-to-Go Sales

Texas Party Platforms Show Bipartisan Support for Craft Beer-to-Go Sales

Texas Republicans, Democrats Support Beer-to-Go Sales from Craft Breweries in 2018 Party Platforms At State Conventions, Parties Show Bipartisan Support For Granting Manufacturing Breweries the Same Rights as Breweries in 49 Other States AUSTIN, Texas (June 25, 2018) — As the 2018 Midterm Elections and 2019 Legislative Session approach, Texas Democrats and Republicans have included…

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Uncle Billy’s is Becoming Austin’s First “Brewstillery”

Uncle Billy's is Becoming Austin’s First “Brewstillery”

Uncle Billy’s Brewery is introducing a line of distilled spirits, celebrating it’s 12th anniversary with a series of events, and is launching a crowdfunding campaign to further expand. UNCLE BILLY’S BREWERY & SMOKEHOUSE is Now Austin’s First “Brewstillery” AUSTIN, Texas (April 25, 2018) – Uncle Billy’s Brewery & Smokehouse, one of Austin’s oldest craft brewpubs,…

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Newair Beer Refrigerator First Look – Holds Up To 126 Cans

Newair Beer Refrigerator AB-1200B– Can Hold Up To 126 Cans We have spent many nights upstairs in our family room entertaining or just watching TV and always having go downstairs to the kitchen to grab cold beers. These extra steps(Sorry Fitbit!) are no longer necessary as we recently we received a complimentary NewAir Freestanding Beer Refrigerator to…

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