Pam Catoe

Like most people, my love for craft beer started after college (once I could afford it!) and escalated quickly. I love being a part of the Austin beer culture and am always expanding my brew knowledge. I work in a high tech company here in town and love spending time with my kiddo, devouring a book and watching all things SciFi. Follow Me on Twitter @PamCraftBeerATX

Austin Ale Trail Passports Available Now 2019

Austin’s craft beer scene is booming and shows no signs of slowing down. With so many breweries to choose from, visiting them all can be a daunting task. That’s where the Austin Ale Trail comes in, grab a passport for $5 at one of the participating partners, visit local breweries to get a stamp and redeem your passport for unique swag. I caught up with founder Kwaku Kankam to learn more about the Austin Ale …

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Women in Beer | Kiki Whatley

At a recent Pink Boots meeting, hosted by Kiki at Flix Brewhouse Round Rock, she brought up an excellent point, why aren’t more women represented in beer media? When I started writing for Craft Beer Austin back in 2015, my first series of articles was about women in beer. I am happy to announce that thanks to Kiki and the Austin chapter of the Pink Boots Society, I am bringing back the Women in Beer …

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Altstadt Brewery Brings Home Double Gold from GABF 2019

Texas had another stellar showing at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) this year bringing home a total of 16 awards: eight gold, three silver, and five bronze medals. A stand-out this year was the double gold win by Altstadt Brewing Company of Fredricksburg, Texas for their Altstadt Kolsch (German-Style Koelsch) and Altstadt Lager (Munich-style Helles). GABF is one of the toughest and beer competitions, representing over nine thousand entries from breweries across all fifty …

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Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches Grand Opening Weekend Celebration Nov. 8-10, 2019

Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches Grand Opening Weekend to Feature Six Beers on Tap, Kolache Specials, Brewery Tours, and More Nov. 8-10th, 2019 Located at 220 Manor Road, Austin, TX, 78723 Family-owned Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches, a popular destination for craft beer lovers and foodies alike, is opening a brewery next door to their original location. The two properties are not directly connected; however, the new brewhouse and barrel room are located adjacent to …

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4th Annual Beers on Pink Benefiting The National Breast Cancer Foundation

  Beers on Pink | October 19th at 7 pm | J-Squared Studios Saturday, October 19th marks the return of the fourth annual Beers on Pink event benefiting the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). A local photographer Julien Fleury started Beers on Pink four years ago when his mother was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer, “I wanted to help in my own way as a product photographer, so I created this idea of photographing local craft …

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Where to Find Craft Beer at the ACL Music Festival 2019

Love it or hate it, it’s the time of year where the city of Austin gets overtaken by music fans from all over the country during the annual Austin City Limits Music Festival. The festival has evolved over the years and continues to grow, adding new experiences including live podcasts, the Hi, How Are You lounge, honoring the late Daniel Johnston, and multiple new local food options to ACL eats. Unfortunately, the one thing that …

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TX Craft Brewers Festival Official Afterparty 2019 | Craft Pride

As the co-presenter of the Texas Craft Brewers Festival, Craft Pride is hosting the 7th annual TCBF Official Afterparty featuring Festival-exclusive release beers, rare timed tappings, live music, specialty pizza from Via 313 Pizza and for the second year, they are serving a Pre-Party Brunch starting an hour earlier this year. All events are open to the general public and tickets are free with RSVP. Featured Breweries (beer list in graphic below): (512) Brewing 8th …

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Craft Beer Celebrations | Fall Edition 2019

It’s still hot as hell here in Texas; however, September still marks the start of the fall season. This addition of our craft beer celebration round up is out a little early this year because of some can’t miss events happening at the end of August. Here is Craft Beer Austin’s comprehensive list of all things craft beer happening around town this fall. Aug 24th | Brain Forge Experimental Music Fest at Jester King Aug …

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Three Summer Craft Beer Fests You Don’t Want to Miss

Three of your summer’s favorite beer events are right around the corner and you don’t want to miss what they have in store this year! Lager Jam 6 returns to Spokesman this Saturday, brought to you by the Austin Beer Guide, followed by Banger’s epic 7th Anniversary Party on August 3rd, and the boozy Texas Lambic Fest, debuting for its 5th year at a new venue on August 4th, Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches on …

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TX Craft Brewers Guild #BehindTheBeer Series | Charles Vallhonrat

Craft Beer Austin has partnered with the Texas Craft Brewers Guild to expand on #BehindTheBeer with a series of articles featuring each highlighted Guild member. Historic legislation was signed into law by Governor Abbot allowing #BeerToGo sales for over 100 Texas brewers starting on September 1st of this year. Although the result was due to the efforts of many dedicated folks, I would like to highlight the team at the Texas Craft Brewers Guild that worked …

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Top Craft Beer Destinations to Watch the Women’s World Cup

Top Craft Beer Destinations to Watch the Women’s World Cup I have reached out to multiple places that are in the process of providing details, this list will be updated often as I get confirmation. Check back regularly! The United States Women’s Nation Soccer Team takes the stage on June 11th as the reigning champions of the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The tournament kicks off on June 7th with France vs. South Korea and our …

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Destination Brew Fest Debuts at Vista Brewing Company This Weekend

Get $5 off GA and $10 off VIP tickets with the promo code CRAFTBEERAUSTIN via  www.destinationbrewfest.com A new beer festival, aimed at highlighting lagers and farmhouse ales, is taking place this Saturday, June 8th, at Vista Brewing Company in Driftwood, Texas. Destination Brew Fest is the first festival of its kind launching the newly formed Texas Brewshed Alliance, established by the Wimberley Valley Watershed Association with the goal of partnering with craft brewers and affiliates …

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