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Austin Beer Week 2013 – Monday October 28th Events

How is everyone’s livers holding up after the first weekend of Austin Beer Week 2013!?!?!? There are still several events going on tonight for Austin Beer Week: At 4pm Back Star Coop is having a beer pairing dinner featuring their signature golden ale, High Esteem. (Bitch Beer will be book signing at 6pm and tt’s also Glassnight!) At 5pm Infamous Brewing & Guadalupe Brewing will be at Austin Homebrew. At 6pm there is a Beer & …

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Austin Beer Week 2013

Austin Beer Week 2013 – Saturday Oct 26 Events

Austin Beer Week is in full swing and here are some of today’s top events: 512 Fifth Anniversary Party 12pm – 6pm 407 Radam Ln, Austin, TX 78745   Draught House 45th Anniversary Party 1pm – 10pm 4112 Medical Parkway, Austin, TX 78756     Chicago House Cask Tapping Takeover + Meet the Brewer – Real Ale, Stone, Firestone, Oskar 6pm – ? 607 Trinity Place, Austin, TX There are many other events going on today so …

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ACL Craft Beer Austin City Limits

ACL Craft Beer Guide

ACL (Austin City Limits) Fest 2013 is upon us! If you are in town to experience Austin and all of the fun that goes along with it, you really don’t want to waste calories on corporate beer, you want ACL Craft Beer! Here is our ACL Craft Beer Guide with a list of spots in and around the city of Austin that will introduce you to some great local craft beer delights that are sure to …

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Saint Arnold Pumkinator

Pumpkinator to be Released on Monday, October 14

Let the hoarding being! I think i still have 1 or two left from 2012.“Pumpkinator to be Released on Monday, October 14 October is here, and that means just one thing for beer lovers: Pumpkinator. Our imperial pumpkin stout is ready to make its annual appearance on shelves and in bars around town starting Monday, October 14. Pumpkinator is our answer to how a pumpkin beer ought to taste. It’s brewed to make you feel like …

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New Braunfels Brewing Co Changes TABC License

New Braunfels Brewing Co Changes TABC License Now Allowed to Sell Beer to Go! Hold onto your pint glasses! The little brewery in downtown New Braunfels, the New Braunfels Brewing Company, is growing again. Earlier this summer, owners Kelly and Lindsey Meyer chose to change the type of brewery license they held with the State. The original permit, a manufacturer’s permit, has been turned in to the State in exchange for a Brewpub permit, which …

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Violet Crown announces 3 new Cinebrew movie craft beer pairings

Love me some craft beer and a movie! How about you?   For Immediate Release July 09, 2013 Contact: David Gil, Marketing Manager david@violetcrowncinema.com or 512.299.7908 CineBrew Pairs Unique Craft Brews & Films Filmmakers David Lowery & Todd Rohal in attendance AUSTIN, TX – After a sold out event in May, which paired Jester King’s Metal series of beers with local filmmaker Kat Candler’s short film BLACK METAL and the “lost” doc DREAM DECEIVERS, CineBrew …

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Growler Room Austin

Growler Room On Burnet

“Hidden” behind 6800 Burnet Road is the Growler Room. The Growler Room is exactly what it sounds like and more: a room filled with 16 taps and growlers available to purchase to fill them with! They also sell T-shirts, vintage beer posters, beer steins, glasses and other trinkets. Onsite custom engraving on Steins & Growlers is also available(think I might get “Beer me” engraved on one of ours.) Dean & Sean opened the Growler Room …

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Tripel – Craft Beer Style

One of my favorite Craft Beer Styles is the Belgian Tripel. This style originated in Belgium in the 1930s and is in the family of strong Belgian pale ales. The ABV usually ranges from 8% to 10%. They are generally gold in color with a nice big head. The taste is generally sweet which comes from the malts and high alcohol content.  The aroma is usually spicy, sweet and fruity from the Belgian yeast. You …

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512 Brewing Whiskey Barrel Aged Double Pecan Porter

A Story about 512 Brewing Whiskey Barrel Aged Double Pecan Porter

A Story about 512 Brewing Whiskey Barrel Aged Double Pecan Porter April 2012 was the first time Rich and I came to visit an old high school friend in Austin. Our first night out in Austin we asked him to drop us off downtown. We decided to go craft beer bar hopping (until he could join us later).  Our first stop was the Ginger Man on Lavaca St. Of course I wanted to have something …

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My First Homebrew

A few years ago a friend of mine(not into craft beer) gifted me a Mr. Beer kit for Christmas. At the time I didn’t cook( I can burn water) so it just sat in a closet. When we moved to Austin, I decided to take the kit with us with the intention of attempting my first home brew. Fast forward a few months when I decided it was time! OF course at this point the Mr Beer  ingredients …

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Tap List Update @ Whole Foods, Bee Caves Austin

Here is today’s updated Craft Beer List at the Buzz Bar in Whole Foods, Bee Caves. I had the Primus by Live Oak Brewing which was very nice at 8% ABV.         The bartender Seth was very pleasant and knowledgeable as always in craft beers. Seth said that the Whiskey Barrel Aged Double Pecan Porter by 512 Brewing Company will be available very soon within a day or so (can’t wait to get …

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