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Can Hard Seltzer Have Sustainable Growth For Years To Come?

This is a guest post by Brian Trivitt. How about a cold one? Oh, wait, I didn’t mean to ask if you would like a beer, I was actually referring to the different flavors of hard seltzers in my refrigerator. Considering that beer overall as a category has been losing market share for years and hard seltzer as a category is up 193% year over year (source: San Francisco Chronicle, “Hard Seltzer is the Summer’s …

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Drink Responsibly: A Summer Series Guide

Drink Responsibly: A Summer Series Guide Summer is a great time to celebrate with your friends and family with your favorite craft beers. A few reasons to celebrate starts with our country’s independence, your much-anticipated vacation time, and outdoor summer concerts. Although it’s a time of the year to kick back and enjoy your favorite brews, it’s important to drink responsibly. Too often a careless error results in getting an embarrassing ticket or someone getting …

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Draught House Craft Beer Austin

A Visit To Draught House Pub & Brewery Austin Texas

This is a guest post by J. Darris Mitchell. Recently I had the humbling yet exhilarating pleasure of sharing a few beers with friends after my first ever book reading. These guys both came out to see me read from my sci-fi novel despite already having read the thing, so what better way to say thanks than a couple of brews? We were near the Draught House Pub and Brewery over there on Medical Parkway. …

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Favorite Austin Summer Beers – 2019

This guest post is by James. It’s that time of year again when that big yellow ball in the sky seems to be wearing you like a hat. Time for either relaxing on a front porch swing, playing at the lake, or tubing down a river. Whatever you’re doing, you probably need a beer. Here are a few of my favorite summer beers that should nip that heat in the bud, at least a little …

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Texas Is As Craft-Competitive As You Get!

This is a guest post by Brian Trivitt. With over 7400 breweries in operation (and new breweries opening up literally every day), it’s no surprise that the craft beer world is as competitive as ever. Many other factors (that people tend to have strong opinions about) continue to complicate, even further, the complex and somewhat uncertain future of how and which craft breweries will survive and which will thrive: Global conglomerates and large craft breweries …

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A Visit To Deep Ellum Brewing - Dallas Texas

A Visit To Deep Ellum Brewing – Dallas Texas

This is a guest post by J. Darris Mitchell. Deep Ellum Brewing 2823 St Louis St, Dallas, TX 75226 I went to Dallas, so I went to Deep Ellum Brewing Company. You’ve probably heard of them. They have the cute little smiley face with a bottle of a beer for a mouth for a logo. I’d certainly found myself sipping one of their brews before, but going to the birthplace (Lazarus pits?) where the yeast …

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A Visit to Oskar Blues Brewery Austin

This is a guest post by J. Darris Mitchell. A Visit to Oskar Blues Brewery Austin Location: 10420 Metric Blvd Austin, Texas 78758 Oskar Blues Brewery is a great place to take a family when you need a drink. We’ll get to the beers—how could I not?—but first I’d like to paint a picture of the perfect patio. It starts with an outdoor bar, for those of you who prefer to make eye contact with …

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Party World Rasslin’ (PWR) Events at 4th Tap Brewing

This is a guest post by J. Darris Mitchell. Ah… There is no event truer to the DIY nature of craft beer than Party World Rasslin’ seasonal wrestling shows at the 4th Tap Brewing Cooperative. Here’s how it goes: every 3 months, and insanely talented team of volunteers throw the best damn party in Austin. Party World Rasslin’ (PWR for those in the know) is a must-see event. I fully understand its not for everyone, …

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Roughhouse Brewing – San Marcos Texas

This is a guest post by James Lipari. Roughhouse Brewing Located at 680 Oakwood Loop San Marcos, TX 78666 It is time well spent to make the relatively short drive out to San Marcos to experience this family brewpub in the Hill Country. Situated on five acres of the family’s ranch, Davy, Alex, and Andy Pasternak have created a beautiful, serene setting to enjoy beer and get away from the hustle and bustle of the …

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Book Your Next Private Event at these Austin Breweries

Book Your Next Private Event at these Austin Breweries

This guest post is by Steve Duffy. Most people love to get together for one reason or another. Community is what binds us to our place and gives us a sense of belonging. Because you’re reading this article, it’s safe to assume you also like beer and/or cider for the sense of euphoria it can impart. Combining the two together is what makes our local breweries and cideries great community spaces where you can meet …

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Happy Hour Anthem

Happy Hour at Anthem on Rainey Street

This is a guest post by J. Darris Mitchell. Happy Hour at Anthem Location: 91 Rainey Street Ste 120 Austin, TX 78701 Anthem is located at the head of Rainey street. You can’t miss it. It’s the spot with a dozen tiki torches beckoning you to enter. Follow their carved wooded faces inside and you’ll be greeted by a wall of taps, surfer style art of beautiful women, and a mural tucked away (go find it, …

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Visit Infamous Brewing in Lake Travis

Visit Infamous Brewing in Lake Travis

This is a guest post by Katie. Infamous Brewing in Lake Travis Located 4602 Weletka Dr., Austin, TX 78734 If you ever find yourself out shopping around the Hill Country Galleria or killing some time before a famous Lake Travis Sunset take the detour and go see what the fuss is all about at Infamous Brewing. Infamous Brewing has an outdoor beer garden with a fire pit and food truck. Infamous Brewing has kept the spirit …

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