Posts by Irina Plakas

21st Amendment Brewery Launches in Texas June 17, 2019

21st Amendment Brewery Launches in Texas June 17, 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,…

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Finding Craft Beer in Colombia – Beer Travel

Finding Craft Beer in Colombia - Beer Travel

Finding Craft Beer in Colombia (Bogota, Medellin & Cartagena) Colombia is known for their great diversity, food, coffee, culture & the natural beauty among some other things that I will not go into, but lets face it, they are not known for their craft beer scene. Read on to learn about how craft beer is…

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TABC Sunset Bill Passes Texas Senate With Beer-To-Go!

TABC SUNSET BILL PASSES TEXAS SENATE WITH BEER-TO-GO! Comprehensive Bill Which Has Now Passed Both Legislative Chambers Contains Historic Gains for Texas Craft Brewers and Consumers AUSTIN, Texas (May 23, 2019) — In a landmark victory for the Texas craft brewing industry and craft beer consumers, substantial modernizations to Texas beer laws, including the ability…

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Best Cideries To Visit in Austin Texas

Best Cideries To Visit in Austin Texas

Cider (/ˈsaɪdər/ SY-dər) is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of apples. Cider is popular in the United Kingdom and Ireland, especially in the West Country, and widely available. The UK has the world’s highest per capita consumption, as well as its largest cider-producing companies, per Wikipedia. If you are gluten-free or like…

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South Austin Beer Garden Slated To Open So Soon

South Austin Beer Garden Slated To Open So Soon Location: 10700 Manchaca Rd Austin, Texas 78748 Austin, TX – March 19, 2019 – South Austin Beer Garden is the newest spot for a cold beer in South Austin. The business owned by David Pearce, Ryan Thomas, and Christopher Cantu has been a dream and a…

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5 Breweries To Visit in San Antonio

5 Breweries To Visit in San Antonio

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…

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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 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…

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The Beer Plant – A Vegan Gastropub in Austin

The Beer Plant - A Vegan Gastropub in Austin

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…

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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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