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Updated: Texas Craft Brewers Festival | Beer List Released

By Cole Hoffman / September 20, 2023 / 1 Comment

Texas Craft Brewers Festival Returns To Austin on September 30, 2023 Tickets On Sale NOW! Tickets go on sale June 15th at noon 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 September 30, 2023. This year’s event will feature more than 80 Texas craft breweries serving samples of approximately 200 independent craft beers, as well as live music and […]

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TABC Brewery Approvals September 18th, 2023

By Andrew Schwab / September 19, 2023 / 0 Comments

TABC Brewery Approvals May 16th, 2023 It has been another 4 months since the last update, which is better than I have been doing in the past. Due to the timeliness of me doing these updates, MANY of these will already be on the shelves (hey, if you are approved 4 months back, I would expect to see you floating around already). The same goes for local brewery approvals, they may already be open and […]

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Circle Brewing Co. Announces Bankruptcy and Closure

By Pam Catoe / September 18, 2023 / 0 Comments

Circle Brewing Co. Announces Bankruptcy and Closure Today Circle Brewing Co. announced bankruptcy and plans to close both locations. Circle Brewing was started by childhood friends Ben Sabel and Judson Mulherin who singled out Austin as the location to open their brewery in 2011. After roughly three years of build-out, they recently opened their second location in Elgin, Texas. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Circle Brewing Co. (@circlebrew)

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Updated: Austin Breweries and Businesses are Raising Funds for Maui Relief Efforts

By Cole Hoffman / September 17, 2023 / 0 Comments

Austin Breweries and Businesses are Raising Funds for Maui Relief Efforts Originally published 8/18/23 Updated 8/25/23: Kōkua recipe is live, and highlighting new local events Updated 9/18/23: List of participating breweries! Following the devastating wildfires that have affected the lives of many on the Hawaiian island of Maui, Central Texas businesses are planning to offer support through special events and releases, with proceeds going towards disaster relief organizations.  In this article, we will present breweries […]

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The Great American Beer Festival Returns in 2023

By Cole Hoffman / September 8, 2023 / 0 Comments

The Great American Beer Festival Returns in 2023 Tickets are on sale NOW! Published on 8/3/23, last updated 9/8/23 Photo Credit: Brewers Association The largest beer festival in America returns to Denver Sept. 21-23, 2023, to dazzle tastebuds and celebrate craft beer innovation! Tickets for the Great American Beer Festival® (GABF) are on sale now! GABF, hosted by the Brewers Association, the trade organization representing small and independent craft brewers, will return to the Colorado Convention Center […]

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Humble Pint Brewing Co. Set to Close in September

By Pam Catoe / September 1, 2023 / 0 Comments

Humble Pint Brewing Co. Set to Close in September UPDATE: a new brewpub is taking over the space from Humble Pint in Leander. Per social media, Obsidian Brewery, Saf and Doggett, will be opening with a mixed beverage permit. Announced via an Instagram post on social media, Humble Pint Brewing Co. in Leander, TX is scheduled to close in September. In the video, the brewery announced that September would be their final month of business, […]

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Downtown Pflugerville Gets its First Brewery | Prost Alehouse Coming Soon

By Pam Catoe / August 27, 2023 / 0 Comments

Downtown Pflugerville Gets its First Brewery | Prost Alehouse Coming Soon Update Aug 2023: We recently reached out to Prost Alehouse for a progress update and here is what they said, “[A] lot has been happening, good progress. We just hired a German master brewer we are very excited about. We hope to get our final inspection for plumbing and electrical this week then work on getting the brewhouse completed. Ideally, we are shooting for […]

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Austin Beer News | Six Things You Need to Know

By Pam Catoe / August 25, 2023 / Comments Off on Austin Beer News | Six Things You Need to Know

This edition of Six Things You Need to Know covers various craft beer topics in the Austin area. Bluebonnet Expands Round Rock brewery Bluebonnet Beer Company expanded its taproom to include a new 1000+ square foot air-conditioned beer hall. The new expansion allowed the brewery to also expand its hours to include Sundays. New hours are Thu-Fri 5-9 pm, Sat 12-9 pm and Sun 12-6 pm. Attend the Texas Craft Brewers Fest for FREE As […]

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The Brass Tap Austin Reopening in The Triangle

By Aaron Stevens / August 16, 2023 / 1 Comment

The Brass Tap Austin Reopening in The Triangle Opening August 25 Sixteen months after closing its doors in The Domain, The Brass Tap Craft Beer Bar has found a new home in familiar territory. The Florida and Texas taproom chain is reopening at 815 W 47th St, Suite 103 later in August. That space was occupied by Flying Saucer Draught Emporium for just over a decade. After Flying Saucer shut down in December 2017, the […]

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2023 U.S. Open Beer Championship Puts Roadmap on the Map

By Aaron Stevens / July 16, 2023 / 0 Comments

 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championship Puts Roadmap on the Map The 2023 U.S. Open Beer Championship finished judging over 9,000 craft beers and homebrews from across the country earlier this month. While it was a down year for Texas overall (not a single Lone Star brewery made the top 10 prize winners), it was a strong showing for the state’s up-and-comers. San Antonio’s Roadmap Brewing tied Amarillo’s Pondaseta Brewing and Flix Brewhouse El Paso for […]

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Whitestone Brewery Expands to Liberty Hill

By Pam Catoe / July 12, 2023 / 0 Comments

Whitestone Brewery Expands to Liberty Hill Located at 15390 W State Hwy 29, Liberty Hill, TX The anticipated second location of Whitestone Brewery is open in Liberty Hill featuring an expansive tap wall with 23 taps, HopWater, food trucks, and live music. After almost a year of various delays, the new location is quite a bit larger than the original Cedar Park location at around 4,500 square feet with ample parking. The Liberty Hill location is […]

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Texas Craft Brewers Guild and Method Architecture Announce 2023-2024 Grantees

By Press Release / July 10, 2023 / 0 Comments

Texas Craft Brewers Guild and Method Architecture Announce 2023-2024 Grantees Five aspiring Texas craft brewers receive grants for association membership Press Release Austin, Texas (July 3, 2023) —The grantees have been announced for the third year of a program awarding aspiring craft brewers with membership in the Texas Craft Brewers Guild. Grantees receive one year of membership – a $300 value – in the Texas Craft Brewers Guild, the trade association representing small and independent craft […]

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