TABC Label and Brewery Approvals April 8 2016

While the numbers are small on this week’s TABC approvals, there were some interesting things showing up. First, there are two new breweries getting approvals. DFW’s Hopfusion received their first approvals – which they already went on tap at a bar on the very first day they received it. So, you should start seeing them around DFW immediately. Then we have Kerrville’s Pint and Plow. Both received approvals for only kegs for the time being.

Sierra Nevada started receiving approvals for all of their Beer Camp beers. This year features Austin Beerworks on one of the beers. I do not know when the expected arrival time for that is.

For brewery approvals, two more solid choices are going to start distributing into Texas. Gigantic Brewing, out of Portland, and Coop Ale Works, out of Oklahoma, both received their approvals to begin selling in Texas. On the Texas front, Eureka Heights (Houston) and Legal Draft (Arlington) also received permits to start brewing.

This week’s TABC Label Approvals:

K = Keg
B = Large format bottle
bb = 16oz format bottle
b = Small format bottle
c = Small format (12oz) can
cc = 16oz format can
C = Larger format can

Avery – Twenty Three Dark Farmhouse Ale (B, K)
Bayou Teche – Old Hardhead Ale (K)
Black Star Coop – Pneuma Pale Ale (K)
Blue Point – Spring Fling Hoppy Copper Ale (K)
Green Flash – Styrian Golding Single Hop Pale Ale (b, K)
Harpoon – Camp Wannamango (b, c, cc, K)
Hopfusion – Steampipe Black Rye IPA (K)
Hopfusion – Hairpin Rye Pale Ale (K)
Hopfusion – Fur Slipper (K)
Hopfusion – Fiesty Blonde (K)
Karbach – Roll in the Hay (B)
Karbach – Belgian pale Ale (Gluten Reduced) (K)
Kona – Castaway IPA (b)
Krebs – Prairie Artisan Ales Prairie & Friends TRVE Edition (bb, K)
New Belgium – Fat Tire (cc)
New Belgium – Hop Kitchen Juicy Manarina (K)
New Belgium – 1554 Black Lager (B)
New Belgium – Rampant Imperial IPA (B)
New Holland – White Hatter Belgian Style White Pale Ale (b)
Oskar Blues – Cyclehops Beerito Vienna Style (c, K)
Pint & Plow – La Madrugada Porter (K)
Pint & Plow – Tchoupitoulas IPA (K)
Pint & Plow – Blue Stem Wheat (K)
Redhook – Summerhook Golden Rye Ale (b)
Sierra Nevada – Moxee Moron Imperial Session IPA (b, K)
Sierra Nevada – Family Values Imperial Brown (b, K)
Sierra Nevada – Stout of the Union Robust (b, K)
Sierra Nevada – Pat Rye OT Revolutionary Pale Ale (b, K)
Sierra Nevada – Sweet Sunny South Table Be (b, K)
Sierra Nevada – West Latitude Session Rye (b, K)

Brewery Approvals:

Note: I have only been putting new brewery approvals here – anything that is just getting reapproved, I do not list. Along with this, any macro brewery that is approved, I do not put. An example of this would be things like a South Korean macro brewery.

(For TX breweries: B = Brewery, BP = Brewpub)

Eureka Heights – Houston (BP)
Legal Draft Beer Company – Arlington (B)
Coop Ale Works – Oklahoma
Gigantic Brewing – Portland

Select Labels:

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Andrew Schwab

Twitter: @andrewlschwab Untappd: aschwab My craft beer journey started sometime in university when light beer just was not cutting it anymore. I started venturing out to the beer store and buying any 6 pack that I had not had before. This has now continued for ten years. You will see me visiting almost any and every brewery that I can. I have a passion for travel, craft beer, and college football. When I am not drinking craft beer, I work as a manufacturing engineer in Austin.

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