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Friends & Allies

Friends and Allies Brewing Launches Their First Beer in Austin

By Andrew Schwab / January 13, 2016 / 2 Comments

The official launch party will be tonight, Wednesday January 13th 5:00PM at Waller Creek Pub. Here is the official press release: Friends and Allies Announces the Launch of “Noisy Cricket” Session IPA Austin, Texas (January 11,2016) – Friends and Allies Brewing Company will be launching their first beer, “Noisy Cricket” Session IPA a low alcohol beer packed with a tropical hoppy aroma. Friends and Allies believes Noisy Cricket will be a hoppy break from higher alcohol […]

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Kamala Gardens Brewery Coming Soon from Texas Craft Brewers Dipak Topiwala and Jim Sampson

By Rich Plakas / January 13, 2016 / 1 Comment

Dipak Topiwala formerly of Whip In  has joined forces with Jim Sampson formerly of Twisted X Brewing to open yet another Austin brewery! We look forward to seeing what these two bring us in the near future! Kamala Gardens Brewery Read the press release below: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2016 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: namaste@kamalagardensbrewery.com KAMALA GARDENS BREWERY — Kamala Gardens Brewery — Inspired by the season with locally sourced ingredients. Coming to Austin, […]

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Austin Craft Beer Events Jan 11th to Jan 17th 2016-Battle Aged Battle

Austin Craft Beer Events Jan 11th to Jan 17th 2016

By Pam Catoe / January 11, 2016 / 1 Comment

Howdy Austin! Check out the Craft Beer events and Special Tappings that are happening around town this week. Weekly Tastings at WhichCraft Boulevard Brewery of the Month @ Brass Tap Round Rock Monday 1/11 Victory Brewing Flight & Pairing @ Easy Tiger 5pm Tuesday 1/12 Deep Ellum Glass Night @ The Whip In 4pm Victory Brewing Flight & Pairing @ Easy Tiger 5pm Rahr and Sons Pint Night @ The Brass Tap 6pm Barrel Aged Battle @ Waller Creek Pub House 7pm […]

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Steve Anderson Brewmaster Big Bend Brewing Co

Austin Craft Beer Events Jan 4th to Jan 10th 2016

By Irina Plakas / January 6, 2016 / 3 Comments

Howdy Austin! Brown Distributing is partnering with locations around town to honor the memory of Steve Anderson with tap takeovers featuring Live Oak and Big Bend Brewing beers. Proceeds will benefit Pints for Prostates. Weekly Tastings at WhichCraft Boulevard Brewery of the Month @ Brass Tap Round Rock Monday 1/4 Video Game Night at Craft Pride 8pm Opal Divine’s Marina Live Oak and Big Bend tap takeovers Whole Foods Draft Shack Live Oak and Big Bend tap takeovers Tuesday 1/5 New […]

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ABW Pinthouse

Austin Craft Beer Events Dec 30th to Jan 3rd 2016

By Pam Catoe / December 30, 2015 / 1 Comment

Howdy Austin! Check out the Craft Beer New Year’s Eve events and Special Tappings that are happening around town this week, including a list of breweries and brewpubs open on New Years Day. Weekly Tastings at WhichCraft Goose Island Brewery of the Month @ Brass Tap Round Rock Wednesday 12/30 Tap Takeover: Audacity Brew House @ Black Star Co-op 4-11pm Austin Beerworks Midnight Swordfight with Pinthouse 5pm Thursday 12/31 New Year’s Eve at Banger’s!! @ 5pm New Years Eve w/ Curtis McMurtry! @ […]

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4th tap brewing

The Texas Craft Beer Scene – A Review of 2015

By Andrew Schwab / December 23, 2015 / 1 Comment

The Texas Craft Beer Scene – A Review of 2015 It is that time of year again where I take a look back at where Texas breweries have come over the last year. Needless to say, Texas has come a long way over the last couple of years. The following is a breakdown of where we are currently: A couple of notes on the numbers below: – I have taken out any macro approval (AB-InBev, […]

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Austin Craft Beer Events Dec 21st to Dec 27th 2015

By Pam Catoe / December 21, 2015 / 1 Comment

Howdy Austin! Check out the Craft Beer events and Special Tappings that are happening around town this week. Weekly Tastings at WhichCraft Goose Island Brewery of the Month @ Brass Tap Round Rock Monday 12/21 Pints for Pups @ Banger’s 6-9pm Mega Mutt Monday! @ Banger’s Sausage House and Beer Garden 6pm More Than a Tip @ The Dig Pub 4-11pm Tuesday 12/22 House Release: Epsilon @ Black Star Co-op 4pm Squatters Glass Night @ The Whip In 4pm The More the Merrier @ […]

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The First Production Sour Mash Brewery: Blue Owl Brewing

By Pam Catoe / December 15, 2015 / 3 Comments

Blue Owl Brewing Located at 2400 East Cesar Chavez St. #300, Austin TX 78702 The highly anticipated sour-mash brewery finally opened it’s doors in October 2015. The opening was met with a frenzy of beer aficionados eager to be the first to try their unique beers. Blue Owl Brewing is the first brewery to create customized (and highly guarded) equipment to ensure a repeatable high quality sour mash product. To get an insight into their sour mashing process, […]

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New Braunfels Brewing

New Braunfels Brewing Fights Goliath Gambrinus

By Irina Plakas / December 14, 2015 / 2 Comments

We met with Kelly Meyer from New Braunfels Brewing recently at Whichcraft to find out the status of “Dude Help us Fight Goliath”. He stated that currently they are in negotiations and will update us soon! Hopefully this won’t get dragged into court. Here is the story: “The guys over at The Gambrinus Company, the guys that own Spoetzl Brewing and the Shiner beers, had their high-priced IP attorneys send us(New Braunfels Brewing) a cease and […]

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Sputnik

Austin Craft Beer Events Dec 14th to Dec 20th 2015

By Pam Catoe / December 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

Howdy Austin! Check out the Craft Beer events and Special Tappings that are happening around town this week. Weekly Tastings at WhichCraft Goose Island Brewery of the Month @ Brass Tap Round Rock Monday 12/14 Winter Member-Owner Extravaganza @ Black Star Co-op 6-8pm Karbach ATX Brews Cruise XX @ Waller Creek Pub House 6pm Tuesday 12/15 Community Beer Co. Pint Night @ The Whip In 4pm Sputnik Returns to Stouthaus! @ 7pm Wednesday 12/16 Special Tap: Twisted X Siesta @ Black Star […]

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Uncle Billy's

Austin Craft Beer Events Dec 7th to Dec 13th 2015

By Pam Catoe / December 10, 2015 / 0 Comments

Howdy Austin! Check out the Craft Beer events and Special Tappings that are happening around town this week. Weekly Tastings at WhichCraft Goose Island Brewery of the Month @ Brass Tap Round Rock Monday 12/7 St. Arnold Tap Takeover with special bottle releases @ Opal Divine’s Marina 5pm St. Arnold Christmas Ale & Pint Glass @ The Gingerman 6pm Tuesday 12/8 Bike Austin Member Appreciation Holiday Party! @ Hops and Grain (must be a member – join here) Independence Brewing […]

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Craft Beer Austin Gift Basket 1000

Win a Craft Beer Austin Charity Basket worth over $1000!

By Irina Plakas / December 9, 2015 / 1 Comment

**Update: This event is tonight Wednesday Dec 9 7pm, please get your tickets here: http://chevyloveslocal.com/tickets/ Craft Beer Austin is participating in the Chevy Loves Local charity benefit!   This is an Austin-centric event where we have created a prize basket which represents who we are and what we love. We love living in Austin and love the local Craft Beer community. The Craft Beer Austin basket includes a collection of items and experiences that represent the Austin […]

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