David Kulczar

I remember gravitating to beer early. In college (Hook em Horns), my roommate and I would hunt for anything that wasn't domestic. In the late 90's that generally meant imports. So he and I drank our way through everything we could find at Bennigans (best import list in Austin at the time) and then The Gingerman. We were at Bitter End, Lovejoy's and Copper Tank every chance we could get. I have been a first hand participant and witness to the change in the industry and I cannot wait to see it where it goes from here.

Craft Beer Austin Staff Picks | Summer 2020

Craft Beer Austin Staff Picks | Summer 2020   With summer approaching and temperatures rising, the team got together to bring you our Craft Beer Austin Staff Picks for Summer 2020. What are we drinking to stay cool and have fun over the next few months.  What beers do we recommend to help our communities, to aid our industry friends and to help us all get through the seemingly never ending Dog Days of Summer.   …

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Best Austin Beers for Memorial Day 2020

Best Austin Beer to Drink this Memorial Day   It is going to be an interesting Memorial Day. We have places starting to reopen. We have weather that is not conducive to grilling or swimming. But at least we have beer and each other. So I polled the team and a couple of r/AustinBeer redditors to see what they would be drinking over the long weekend.  Here are the results:   Andrew Hold Out | …

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Craft Beer Austin Staff Picks | May 2020

Craft Beer Austin Staff Picks | May 2020 It is time again for the Craft Beer Austin Staff Picks for May 2020. This month you will notice Beer-to-go and Pink Boots collaboration brew trends in the selections. In addition, you will also notice a new addition. Melanie Ross has officially joined the team as a contributor, so she gets her first staff pick this month. As always please take time to try and patronize the …

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Pandemic Q&A with Nomadic, 4th Tap, Oddwood & The Brewtorium

Pandemic Q&A with 4th Tap, Nomadic, Oddwood & The Brewtorium I recently reached out to four of my favorite breweries to check-in and get their thoughts on the current health situation and how they are managing to navigate the rapidly changing rules and dynamic times that we are all facing. Thanks to Nomadic Beerworks, 4th Tap Brewing Co-op, Oddwood Ales & The Brewtorium Brewery & Kitchen for taking valuable time out of their day to …

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Craft Beer Austin Staff Picks | April 2020

Craft Beer Austin Staff Picks | April 2020 We sincerely hope that all of you are staying safe and socially distancing to the best of your abilities. I especially want to thank and send appreciation to all of our service industry friends who we all know and care about deeply. Thank you so much for all that you do and please keep the faith, we will all get through this together. Please take time to …

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The Hill Country Brewery You Need to Visit Now

On February 22nd, the Craft Beer Austin team embarked on a small team outing to visit some breweries that are new, interesting or different; or that we had just not been to before. The highlight of what we found was “The Hill Country Brewery You Need to Visit Now” (before it’s too crowded to manage). Carter Creek Winery and Resort in Johnson City recently opened a brewery called Old 290 Brewery next to their wine …

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Craft Beer Austin Staff Picks | March 2020

  The Craft Beer Austin team is starting a new monthly series to inform our readers of our current favorite beers in and around Austin.  So without further ado and in no specific order, here are the CBA Staff Picks for March 2020: Andrew Nomadic | Peak Season | Hazy IPA From one of my favorite new breweries in South Austin. Nothing overly crazy, just a solid offering from some good people. It’s too bad …

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CraftBeerAustin.com Under New Ownership

We are pleased to announce that CraftBeerAustin.com is under new ownership. Rich and Irina are moving on to exciting new adventures and are passing the torch to longtime CraftBeerAustin.com writer Pam Catoe and her husband David Kulczar.    We are very excited about the opportunity to be leading the #1 source for news and beer events in Austin and Central Texas. Our focus will be on providing all of the most important beer news and information, …

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