Pam Catoe

Like most people, my love for craft beer started in college when most craft consisted of imports. Austin has come a long way since then and I love being a part of the Austin beer culture and consistantly expanding my beer knowledge. Follow Me on Twitter @PamCraftBeerATX

BREAKING NEWS | Sapporo to Acquire Stone Brewing

Sapporo Acquires Stone Brewing In a stunning announcement overnight, Sapporo Holdings announced the acquisition of “Membership Interest (Consolidation)” in U.S.A-based Stone Brewing Company. Per the announcement: “Sapporo Holdings Limited (the “Company”) hereby announces that the Company, at the Board of Directors’ meeting held today, resolved that Sapporo U.S.A., Inc., a consolidated subsidiary of the Company, would enter into a membership interest purchase agreement with Stone Brewing Holdings, LLC (“Stone Holdings”) to make Stone Brewing Co., …

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New 2022 Pink Boots Collaboration Beers Coming Your Way

New 2022 Pink Boots Collaboration Beers Coming Your Way Held every year in honor of International Women’s Day, Pink Boots members from around the world team up to participate in the annual Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day, brewing a beer of their choice using the unique YCH Hops Pink Boots blend, with a portion of the sales from each beer benefiting the Pink Boots Society scholarship funds. For the past two years, the Pink Boots …

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Where to Catch Every Austin FC Game with Craft Beer

Where to Catch Every Austin FC Game with Craft Beer Major League Soccer season is in full swing and Austin soccer fans have been waiting for this moment since the announcement of a new Major League Soccer stadium almost three years ago. In 2019, construction began so did the anticipation with supporter groups Austin Anthem and Los Verdes fueling the excitement. Earlier this month, Austin FC announced official Bar Partners, dubbed the Pub Club, that …

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Austin Beer News | Six Things You Need to Know

In this edition of Six Things You Need to Know, we are covering a few interesting stories outside of the Austin area. Argus Cidery Makes a Comeback The cidery closed due to financial and logistical difficulties from the COVID-19 pandemic. In the spring of 2022, the cidery resumed production under a new operational partnership with Thirsty Planet and has returned to shelves and tap walls across Austin after a 2+ year hiatus. Equal Parts Acquires …

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Beer Lovers Gift Guide

Beer Lovers Gift Guide This post contains sponsored content Craft beer lovers far and wide appreciate a thoughtful gift, especially if it centers around their favorite beverage. Here are a few ideas for the beer lover in your life. Note: it would be very hard to link to every brewery’s merchandise pages, but it goes without saying that supporting your local brewery by buying directly from them would make a fantastic gift for any beer …

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Texas Craft Brewers Festival | Tickets on Sale Now

Photo credit: Texas Craft Brewers Festival Texas Craft Brewers Festival Returns To Austin on October 1, 2022 Tickets are on Sale Now! Tickets are on sale now for the Texas Craft Brewers Festival, the state’s largest beer event focused exclusively on Texas-brewed craft beer, returning to East Austin’s Fiesta Gardens on October 1, 2022. This year’s event will feature more than 70 Texas craft breweries serving samples of approximately 200 independent craft beers, as well …

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Banger’s Second Annual Renaissance Festival

Banger’s Second Annual Renaissance Festival Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden | 79, 81, 81 ½ Rainey Street, Austin TX 78701 | Thursday, June 23th – Sunday, June 26th Join Banger’s at their second annual Renaissance Festival and be transported to a realm of lords and ladies, knights and princesses to celebrate the Name Day of our king with a feast for the ages. Starting on Thursday, June 23 through Sunday, June 26th, the event will …

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Local Breweries Fundraise to Help Those Affected by the War in Ukraine

Local Breweries Fundraise to Help Those Affected by the War in Ukraine As the war in Ukraine passes the 100th-day mark, local breweries have teamed up to continue fundraising efforts to support those affected by this horrific war. International Children’s Day Celebration and Fundraiser for Ukrainian Kids Tickets Sunday, June 12, 2-5 p.m. This weekend, Les Dames d’Escoffier Austin, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting the work of exceptional women working in the culinary, beverage, and …

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Area Breweries Come Together for Uvalde

Area Breweries Come Together for Uvalde Bandera Brewery, a brewpub in Bandara, Texas is bringing together local breweries from central Texas for a Beerfest-style fundraiser benefitting the Robb Hill Elementary Memorial Fund. Where: Bandara Brewery, 3540 TX-16, Bandera, TX When: June 4 and 5 from 12-6 p. m. Beer tickets available at the event This weekend, breweries from across the state are coming together to raise funds for those affected by last week’s horrific events …

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Breweries Open on Memorial Day

Breweries Open on Memorial Day Several breweries around town will be open on Memorial Day, some with limited hours. This list is comprised based on social media updates, please check the brewery’s social media in advance for hours or last-minute closures. *These breweries are hosting special events. 4th Tap Brewing Co-op *12 Fox Beer Company (512) Brewing Co. Austin Beerworks Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches Bear King Brewing Black Star Co-op Celis Brewery Central District …

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Austin Woman Magazine Honors Local Brewery Co-Founder

Austin Woman Magazine Honors Local Brewery Co-Founder Amy Cartwright, co-founder, and President of Independence Brewing Co. takes home the first-ever Austin Women’s Way award in the Beverage and Culinary Arts Austin Woman magazine hosts the Woman’s Way Business Awards annually, recognizing and promoting women business owners and community leaders across a variety of categories. In its 7th year, the event reflects the magazine’s vision to “uplift and cultivate our community of inspiring women” by celebrating …

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Round Up of Austin Area World Beer Cup Winners

In early May, several Austin area breweries took home awards at the prestigious World Beer Cup in Minneapolis. Typically held every two years, the last World Beer Cup was held in 2018 with Pinthouse Pizza taking home two awards, and was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. During this year’s awards ceremony, the Brewers Association announced that the World Beer Cup would be an annual event going forward, held during the annual Craft Brewers …

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