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

East West Beer Fest Brewery Lineup Announced

East West Beer Fest Returns in November Tickets are on sale now! CraftBeerAustin.com has teamed up with Turnstile Coffee Beer and Spirits to bring a one-of-a-kind beer festival to Austin. East West Beer Fest features 10 local breweries pouring their select East Coast and West Coast-style beers benefitting We Are Blood. East Coast styles have been dominating the craft beer scene for the past few years, while many West Coast-style fans still insist it’s the …

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TX Craft Brewers Fest

Attend the Texas Craft Brewers Festival for FREE

Attend the Texas Craft Brewers Festival for FREE Sign up to be a festival volunteer. As the state’s largest beer event focused exclusively on Texas-brewed craft beer, the Texas Craft Brewers Festival relies on volunteers to run the annual event. “Each year, our awesome, enthusiastic volunteers help to pull off the ultimate celebration of small and independent Texas craft brewers–all while supporting the non-profit Texas Craft Brewers Guild,” says Caroline Wallace, Executive Director of the …

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Lager Jam Returns for the Eighth Year

Lager Jam Returns for the Eighth Year Buy your party packs here! Lager Jam is back for its eighth year. Presented by the Austin Beer Guide, this year’s jam is returning to Spokesman Coffee at the Yard on Saturday, September 24, and optional Party Packs are on sale now. “It’s called Lager ‘Jam’, not Fest, for a reason. We forget about the tasting glasses and offer full frothy pours of nearly 40 of the finest …

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Women in Beer | Sara Hamza

Article originally published May, 2021 When I started writing for CraftBeerAustin.com back in 2015, my first series of articles was about Women in Beer. I am happy to announce that thanks to the ladies of the Austin chapter of the Pink Boots Society, I am bringing back the Women in Beer series. This edition features Sara Hamza, Co-owner of Vacancy Brewing. Describe your average week. What are you responsible for? As new business owners, my …

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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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Bold Republic Brewing Relocates to Temple

Bold Republic Brewing Relocates to Temple We visited the original location of Bold Republic in Belton, Texas last summer and when I recently saw a social media post they were closing, I thought they had become another victim of the pandemic. But upon closer inspection, it turns out they were relocating to a much larger space. I caught up with Adriane Hodges, co-founder, to learn more. Update: Bold Republic welcomes Matt Benavidez to the brewing …

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Austin Beer News | Six Things You Need to Know

This edition of Six Things You Need to Know covers a few exciting stories outside of the Austin area. Hi Sign Celebrates Austin Pride Month On the heels of its grand reopening, Hi Sign Brewing is hosting a series of happy hours every Friday from 6-10 pm in August to celebrate Pride month in Austin. Proceeds from the events will be donated to The Equality Alliance, a local nonprofit working to generate financial support and visibility …

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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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4th Tap Brewing Co-op Files Bankruptcy

4th Tap Brewing Co-op Files Bankruptcy On July 20, 4th Tap Brewing Cooperative filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy after several difficult years operating during a pandemic while facing rising rent costs. Unlike chapter 11, which prompts internal restructuring, chapter 7 indicates a liquidation of assets. The brewery was established in 2015 and has been a fixture in the North Austin beer scene with out-of-the-box events like Party World Rasslin‘, held in a wrestling ring in …

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Texas Brewery Roundup | Conference and Trade Show

Texas Brewery Roundup | Conference and Trade Show July 22-24 | Tickets The Texas Craft Brewers Guild is hosting a new conference in July that combines two signature conferences, the Education & Safety Summit and the Brewery in Planning Summit. The Texas Brewery Roundup takes place July 22 through July 24 in San Antonio, Texas, featuring education, networking, and fun with a multi-day conference, expansive trade show, and off-site events at local breweries. “One of …

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