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Altstadt Brewery Brings Home Double Gold from GABF 2019

By Pam Catoe / November 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

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 […]

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Nomadic Beerworks – Grand Opening June 22, 2019

By Steve Duffy / June 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Nomadic Beerworks Location: 3804 Woodbury Dr Suite A, Austin, TX 78704 Grand Opening: June 22nd, 2019 Recently I was in need of a hitch to be installed on my wife’s minivan. I decided to head over to U-Haul on Ben White to do that, and just before leaving noticed an article from Craft Beer Austin stating Nomadic Beerworks was having their soft opening. Having a couple hours to kill, I took the short walk over […]

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Easy Tiger Opens Third Location At The Linc

By Pam Catoe / December 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Easy Tiger Bake Shop and Beer Garden at the Linc 6406 North Interstate 35 Frontage Road The much anticipated new location of Easy Tiger officially opens this weekend with a much larger footprint, a spacious beer garden and ample parking. Expect the same menu of house made baked goods, house cured meats, spirits and a well curated beer list with both an indoor and outdoor bar. Because the space is almost three times the original location, […]

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Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2018

Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2018

By Andrew Schwab / September 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

The largest beer festival in the US, the Great American Beer Festival, has passed once again. For those who have never been, it has turned into a week long party for craft brewers and fans in Denver that ended Saturday. While most articles locally will talk about how Texas did, I decided to take a deeper look into the numbers of all of this. This year, there were 5 new categories to bring the total […]

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Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2017

Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2017

By Andrew Schwab / October 10, 2017 / 0 Comments

The largest beer festival in the US, the Great American Beer Festival, has passed once again. For those who have never been, it has turned into a week long party for craft brewers and fans in Denver that ended Saturday. While most articles locally will talk about how Texas did, I decided to take a deeper look into the numbers of all of this. This year, there were 2 new categories to bring the total […]

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Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2016

By Andrew Schwab / October 11, 2016 / 3 Comments

Another year has come and gone for the Great American Beer Festival. For those who have never been, it has turned into a week long party for craft brewers and fans in Denver that ended Saturday. While most articles locally will talk about how Texas did, I decided to take a deeper look into the numbers of all of this. This year, there were 4 new categories to bring the total to 96. These range […]

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GABF 2015 – Paired – Craft Beer + Food Event

By Irina Plakas / October 2, 2015 / 0 Comments

The GABF 2015 – Paired – Craft Beer + Food Event was coordinated by Chef Adam Dulye, Brewers Association executive chef). During GABF 2015, we were fortunate to be invited to the Paired event (formerly called Farm To Table Pavilion). Hidden way in the back of the Colorado Convention Center, the Paired event was set up with 21 tables, each featuring an independent craft brewery “paired” with featured chefs across the country. We enjoyed small plates with thoughtful craft beer pairings […]

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GABF – Sam Adams Beers and Brunch with Jim Koch

By Irina Plakas / September 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

During our trip to Denver for the GABF, we had an opportunity to meet with Jim Koch the founder of Sam Adams (Boston Beer Company). As we waited to meet Jim, there was an amazing brunch (eggs, pumpkin french toast, sirloin, lobster rolls, jambalaya, so much more and desserts). Instead of coffee, I tried the Kosmic Mother Funk Grand Cru (first time having a beer at 9am). This Belgian style ale is at 6.5% ABV and is a wild, funky and […]

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Texas GABF Recap 2015 – 9 Gold Medals!

By Andrew Schwab / September 29, 2015 / 0 Comments

Another year has come and gone for the Great American Beer Festival. For those who have never been, it has turned into a week long party for craft brewers and fans in Denver that ended Saturday. This was my first year to be able to attend the award ceremony which took place on Saturday morning. Basically, it consists of a couple thousand breweries and media overtaking the 5,000 person Bellco Theatre in the Colorado Convention […]

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1400 Miles – Bikes and Beer for Prostate Health

By Rich Plakas / September 4, 2015 / 2 Comments

1400 Miles, is an Austin, Texas non-profit that raises money using bikes and beer to raise awareness for Prostate Health. Prostate Cancer is the second leading cause of death in American Men and if detected early, can often times be treated successfully. Early detection is key and it starts with a conversation. Davis Tucker of NXNW, Red’s Porch (more on him in an upcoming article) was motivated by his brewmaster Don Thompson at NXNW Restaurant and Brewery […]

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Texas GABF Winners 2014

By Andrew Schwab / October 5, 2014 / 0 Comments

 This is a guest post by Andrew Schwab. Texas GABF Winners 2014 Another year has come and gone for the Great American Beer Festival. For those who have never been, it has turned into a week long party for craft brewers and fans in Denver that ended Saturday with the GABF award ceremony. There were 90 categories ranging from American Style-Wheat Beer to Historical Beers and Wood-and-Barrel-Aged Sour Beers. The number of entries per category […]

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