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2022 National Homebrew Competition Winners Announced

By Pam Catoe / July 2, 2022 / 0 Comments

Brewed for Success: 2022 National Homebrew Competition Winners Announced  132 medals awarded in world’s largest amateur brewing championship   Press Release The American Homebrewers Association® (AHA) – the national not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the hobby of homebrewing – announced the winners of the 2022 National Homebrew Competition. Winners of the world’s largest amateur homebrew competition were recognized for the most outstanding homemade beer, mead, and cider. 132 medals in 44 categories were awarded to amateur […]

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Breweries Open on July 4th

By Pam Catoe / July 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Breweries Open on July 4th

Breweries Open on July 4th Check our weekly listing of beer releases and events to see what festivities are planned over the weekend. Several breweries around town will be open on July 4th, some with limited hours. This list is comprised based on social media updates, please check the brewery’s social media in advance for hours or last-minute closures. 4th Tap Brewing Co-op 12 Fox Beer Company Adelbert’s Brewery Austin Beerworks Central District Brewing Circle […]

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Beer with Gin | The History Behind Lagers

By Feature Blogger / June 29, 2022 / 0 Comments

By Feature Writer Gin Benavidez Lager? I hardly know her! I agree with you that this is probably the worst way to open an article, but it was the first thing that popped into my head when I tried to figure out a succinct way to convey the point that, as much as beer drinkers love lagers, there’s quite a bit of mystery and misunderstanding surrounding the beer. Plus, the alternative jokes I thought up […]

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BREAKING NEWS | Sapporo to Acquire Stone Brewing

By Pam Catoe / June 24, 2022 / 0 Comments

Sapporo Acquires Stone Brewing In a stunning announcement overnight, Sapporo Holdings announced the acquisition of “Membership Interest (Consolidation)” in U.S.A-based Stone Brewing Company. Per the announcement: “Sapporo Holdings Limited (the “Company”) hereby announces that the Company, at the Board of Directors’ meeting held today, resolved that Sapporo U.S.A., Inc., a consolidated subsidiary of the Company, would enter into a membership interest purchase agreement with Stone Brewing Holdings, LLC (“Stone Holdings”) to make Stone Brewing Co., […]

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Austin Beer News | Six Things You Need to Know

By Pam Catoe / June 17, 2022 / Comments Off on Austin Beer News | Six Things You Need to Know

In this edition of Six Things You Need to Know, we are covering a few interesting stories outside of the Austin area. Argus Cidery Makes a Comeback The cidery closed due to financial and logistical difficulties from the COVID-19 pandemic. In the spring of 2022, the cidery resumed production under a new operational partnership with Thirsty Planet and has returned to shelves and tap walls across Austin after a 2+ year hiatus. Equal Parts Acquires […]

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Beer Lovers Gift Guide

By Pam Catoe / June 17, 2022 / Comments Off on Beer Lovers Gift Guide

Beer Lovers Gift Guide This post contains sponsored content Craft beer lovers far and wide appreciate a thoughtful gift, especially if it centers around their favorite beverage. Here are a few ideas for the beer lover in your life. Note: it would be very hard to link to every brewery’s merchandise pages, but it goes without saying that supporting your local brewery by buying directly from them would make a fantastic gift for any beer […]

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The Definitive Guide to Central Texas Ciders

By Aaron Stevens / June 11, 2022 / Comments Off on The Definitive Guide to Central Texas Ciders

The Definitive Guide to Central Texas Cider Central Texas’ vibrant craft alcohol scene has drawn national praise for at least a decade. While not as numerous as craft breweries or as well known outside of the Lone Star state as Central Texas distilleries, Austin’s cideries are quietly flourishing. From single-apple, barrel-aged ciders to unconventional combinations of fruit and hops to crushable cans, there’s something for every cidery fan in Austin. Argus Cidery 8201 S Congress […]

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Local Breweries Fundraise to Help Those Affected by the War in Ukraine

By Pam Catoe / June 10, 2022 / 0 Comments

Local Breweries Fundraise to Help Those Affected by the War in Ukraine As the war in Ukraine passes the 100th-day mark, local breweries have teamed up to continue fundraising efforts to support those affected by this horrific war. International Children’s Day Celebration and Fundraiser for Ukrainian Kids Tickets Sunday, June 12, 2-5 p.m. This weekend, Les Dames d’Escoffier Austin, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting the work of exceptional women working in the culinary, beverage, and […]

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The Definitive Guide to Central Texas Mug Clubs

By Aaron Stevens / June 3, 2022 / Comments Off on The Definitive Guide to Central Texas Mug Clubs

The Definitive Guide to Central Texas Mug Clubs Updated June 2022 Mug Clubs have been an essential part of the craft beer scene in the United States for decades. These clubs are a great way to reward regulars, foster loyalty to tap rooms, and help small breweries make money. Almost a third of Central Texas breweries have some sort of rewards or membership program. Many others have clubs under development. Some bars have even gotten […]

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Area Breweries Come Together for Uvalde

By Pam Catoe / June 1, 2022 / 0 Comments

Area Breweries Come Together for Uvalde Bandera Brewery, a brewpub in Bandara, Texas is bringing together local breweries from central Texas for a Beerfest-style fundraiser benefitting the Robb Hill Elementary Memorial Fund. Where: Bandara Brewery, 3540 TX-16, Bandera, TX When: June 4 and 5 from 12-6 p. m. Beer tickets available at the event This weekend, breweries from across the state are coming together to raise funds for those affected by last week’s horrific events […]

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Breweries Open on Memorial Day

By Pam Catoe / May 29, 2022 / Comments Off on Breweries Open on Memorial Day

Breweries Open on Memorial Day Several breweries around town will be open on Memorial Day, some with limited hours. This list is comprised based on social media updates, please check the brewery’s social media in advance for hours or last-minute closures. *These breweries are hosting special events. 4th Tap Brewing Co-op *12 Fox Beer Company (512) Brewing Co. Austin Beerworks Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches Bear King Brewing Black Star Co-op Celis Brewery Central District […]

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Austin Woman Magazine Honors Local Brewery Co-Founder

By Pam Catoe / May 23, 2022 / 0 Comments

Austin Woman Magazine Honors Local Brewery Co-Founder Amy Cartwright, co-founder, and President of Independence Brewing Co. takes home the first-ever Austin Women’s Way award in the Beverage and Culinary Arts Austin Woman magazine hosts the Woman’s Way Business Awards annually, recognizing and promoting women business owners and community leaders across a variety of categories. In its 7th year, the event reflects the magazine’s vision to “uplift and cultivate our community of inspiring women” by celebrating […]

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