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Wort War II Homebrew Competition at NXNW

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…

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Austin Homebrew Festival Nov. 3rd, 2017

Austin Home Brew Festival

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…

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Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2017

Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 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…

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Where To Get A Coffee and Beer Buzz Around Austin

Where To Get A Coffee and Beer Buzz Around Austin

Where To Get A Coffee and Beer Buzz Around Austin Autumn is upon us and the back-to-school season has begun! As temperatures drop back into double digits, we all need a few go-to coffee and beer spots to post up and enjoy the beverages that help us reach peak productivity. Whether “productivity” for you means…

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Caracara Brewing Coming Soon to Lockhart

Caracara Brewing Company Coming Soon to Lockhart, Texas Located at 100 E Market St. Lockhart, Texas, TX 78644 Lockhart, the Barbecue Capital of Texas, is about to get their first and only brewpub, Caracara Brewing Company founded by the Creative Director of The Beer Diaries, Mike Mann. The brewpub will be located in a historic building…

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Texas Craft Brewers Festival Austin 2017

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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…

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

Celis Brewery

  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:…

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National IPA Day 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…

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Weyerbacher Brewing Coming To Texas Late 2017

Weyerbacher Brewing Coming To Texas Late 2017

When we lived in New York and New Jersey, we would drink plenty of Weyerbacker beers and have really missed not being able to get them here in Austin. Thankfully, that will soon change since Weyerbacher Brewing is Coming to Texas!  They will likely be looking for an Austin based sales rep soon so we…

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Top Texas Hefeweizen Beers You Should Try

Try These Texas Hefeweizen Beers To Cool Off In The Summer

My first Hefeweizen beer was in Amsterdam Hoegaarden Blanche, Brouwerij van Hoegaarden many years ago before I moved to Texas. I still remember the delicious taste of it spiced with coriander and orange peel. Hefeweizen is a south German style of wheat beer ‘weissbier’ which is made with at least 50% wheat. Per Wikipedia, The…

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Favorite Summer Six-Pack Beers In Texas 2017

Favorite Summer Six-Pack Beers In Texas 2017

This guest post is by Gabriela. Ready to escape the heat with a river trip or visit to the lake? Go Texan with these great local beers, good for easy drinking all summer long. Check out my Favorite Summer Six-Pack Beers In Texas 2017! For those who enjoy an early start on their aquatic adventures, Seven…

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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…

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