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.


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.

Central District Brewing 

Taproom open by reservation

Hitmaker Brewing Company 


Hopsquad Brewing

Taproom open through reservations

Independence Brewing 

Outdoor Patio opens with reservation system

Red Horn Coffee House and Brewing Co.

Indoor area opened at 50 % capacity

Southern Heights Brewing Co. 

Patio Opens

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!

12 Fox Beer Company

McGregor Irish Red

512 Brewing Company 

Whiskey Barrel Aged double Pecan Porter

Austin Beerworks 

Pillow Hands Extra Plush IPA

Shorten the Fuse IPL

Central District Brewing 

Baby, Don’t Hurt Me – Strawberry Kettle Sour

Peachinator – Peach Belgo- Style Ale

Hops and Grain Brewing

Pro Press – Hoppy Lager

Roll On – Hazy IPA

Fine Time – Crisp Light

Fluffhead – Hazy Blonde Ale

Hopsquad Brewing 

Kate La Química – Hazy IPA

Independence Brewing 

Paloma inspired Redbud aged in Desert Door Sotol barrels with grapefruit juice and zest

Lazarus Brewing

Desperate Measures # 2 – Hazy IPA

Live Oak Brewing Co.

Kiwi Pils

Nomadic Beerworks

Sunrise Getdown – Kolsch Style Blonde

Oddwood Ales 

Cold Night for Alligators – Hazy IPA

Pinthouse Pizza 

Green Battles – American IPA

Handlebier – Pale Ale

Space Corals – Hazy IPA

Emilio – Hazy TIPA

Red Horn Coffee House and Brewing Co. 

DDH HapSlappy IPA

Cashmere Inside, How ’bout Dah IPA

Southern Heights Brewing Co. 

Jam Sessions – Raspberry Sour – now in cans

Este Lager- Mexican Lager

Summer School – DBL IPA


St. Elmo Brewing Co. 

Hugo – Double IPA

Texas Beer Company 

Taylor Haze #1- Taproom only keg release

The Brewtorium Brewery and Kitchen 

Dad Jokes – Mexican style lager

Whitestone Brewery 

Long Gone Blonde

Zilker Brewing Company 

Top Shelf – Margarita inspired Kettle Sour Colla with Blackstar Co-op

Upcoming :

Blue Owl

SMash SMaSH Third Edition – Wed. June 24th
Little Gose Salty Dog – Friday, June 26th

Red Horn Coffee House and Brewery 

Watermelon Crawl Gose – July 1st

Trail Runner- Strawberries and Cream Golden Ale – July 1st

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 Andrew Schwab

Austin Weekly Beer Releases & Openings

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