Austin Weekly Beer Releases & Openings

Check out Austin craft beer releases and openings that are happening around town this week.

Austin Area Brewery Map

While, sadly, I cannot write an events article as of late, I am going to try to keep of list of new beer releases that are happening around town.

In this edition, I am also tracking all the breweries and brewpubs planning to reopen this weekend.

Photo Courtesy of Andrew Schwab

Breweries re-opening this week:

(note: things are changing quickly, so please check with the brewery before you head out)

Breweries that are re-opening their doors after initially shutting down due to Covid-19.

Acopon Brewing

Opens on Friday, May 22nd

Barking Armadillo Brewing 

Opens Friday, May 22nd

Celis Brewery 

Taproom opens Friday, May 22nd

Draughthouse Pub and Brewery 

Now Open 7 days a week

Friends and Allies Brewing

Outside table service opens Friday, May 22nd

Hops and Grain Brewing

The patio opens and reservations are taken for inside the taproom beginning Friday, May 22nd

Hopsquad Brewing Co. 

Updated outdoor “patio” will open on Friday, May 22nd

Last Stand Brewing Co.

Open for outside seating only. Using the downloadable POS system for contactless payment is recommended.

Middleton Brewing

Opens Friday, May 22nd

Oasis Texas Brewing Co.

Opened May 19th

Red Horn Coffee House and Brewing Co.

Friday, May 22nd the outdoor areas open

Rentsch Brewery

Beer Garden opens Friday, May 22nd

Roughhouse Brewing

Outdoor Seating area only begins Friday, May 22nd

Save The World Brewing Co.

Re-opens Friday, May 22nd

The Brewtorium Brewery and Kitchen 

Picnics in the newly moved beer garden begin Saturday, May 23rd

Vista Brewing

Beer Garden opens on May 22nd by OpenTable reservation only

Whitestone Brewery 

Taproom and Patio opens Friday, May 22nd

New Beer Releases

New offerings from breweries that are releasing this week, or offerings that are now returning to the menu after a hiatus. We cannot promise they will still be in stock by the time the weekend comes around, so check the online ordering systems first!

Barking Armadillo Brewing 

Friday, May 22nd: Belgian-Style Witbier

Blue Owl Brewing

Wednesday, May 27th: Beer Release: Tropícal Brut

Hedgehog Brewing

Black Velvet – Dark Saison

Hold Out Brewing

Liquid Television – Hazy Pale

Jester King Brewery

B is for B____ – Barrel Aged Wild Ale

L’Aradia – Lager (in partnership with Pink Boots Society)

Last Stand Brewing

Golden Eagle Sour Wheat

Lazarus Brewing

Desperate Measures #1 (Read more about Desperate Measures here)

Live Oak Brewing Company

IPA – available for beer to go and not sold in stores

Nomadic Beerworks

Tahquamenin – Copper Ale is back

Oasis Texas Brewing Co.

Hazy IPA

Hibiscus Wheat

Oddwood Ales

Les Pacte Des Loups – French Inspired Pilsner

Pinthouse Pizza

Straight Coolin’ – West Coast Pils

Old Beluga – Amber Ale

Tiny Fists – Dry Hopped Lager

None the Wiser – DDH Hazy Pale Ale

Red Horn Coffee House and Brewing Co.

Trail Runner – Oranges and Cream Golden Ale

Deckbier – American Light Lager

Skull Mechanix Brewing

Two-Headed Squirrel – Pale Rice Ale

St. Elmo Brewing Co. 

Dampf (is back)

All Together – IPA releases Friday, May 22nd

The Brewtorium Brewery and Kitchen

Saturday, May 23rd: Straight Outta Dortmund – Hoppy Lager (Read more about lagers and this beer here)

Whitestone Brewery

Melted Snowman -Winter Warmer (back on tap with a limited supply)

Zilker Brewing Company

Torrid Daydream – Hazy IPA




12 Fox Brewing Company

May 22-25th: 12 Fox’s 1st Anniversary Bash

Texas Beer Company

Saturday, May 23-  2-7 pm: Texas Beer and Crawfish To-Go

Compadre Brewing

Opening next weekend

Hold Out Brewing 

Patio reservation system plan for next week, announcement coming soon

Humble Pint Brewing Co. 

Patio opens next week, announcement to come

4th Tap Brewing Co-op

Opens Thursday, May 28th with a new reservation system and an outdoor beer garden

Infamous Brewing Co.

Beer Garden opens on Friday, May 29th

Central Machine Works 

Table reservations available online beginning 6/1

Blue Owl Brewing

Wednesday, June 3rd-  Beer Release: Tropícal Brut Exotica 


Cheers y’all ! Enjoy your beer to go! Be sure to check the brewery website or social media for official hours and offerings. 

Note: This list is gathered by social media posts, there may be a few missed releases. If you are a brewery and have a new release coming, please email

Feature Image Courtesy of Oasis Texas Brewing Co.

Austin Craft Beer Weekly Beer Releases & Openings

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