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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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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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Austin Small Businesses Unite for Stop AAPI Hate, Celebrate Asian Heritage Through Beer

By Melanie Ross / May 19, 2022 / Comments Off on Austin Small Businesses Unite for Stop AAPI Hate, Celebrate Asian Heritage Through Beer

Austin Small Businesses Unite for Stop AAPI Hate, Celebrate Asian Heritage Through Beer Photo credit to Tyler Hood, Austin Beerworks UPDATE: there is a relaunch and a new event happening this Saturday, May 21, 11 am to 6 pm “This is more than a beer, this is a celebration and a way for us to bring awareness to Stop AAPI Hate. I’m really looking forward to seeing the Austin community coming out and supporting the […]

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Round Up of Austin Area World Beer Cup Winners

By Pam Catoe / May 17, 2022 / 0 Comments

In early May, several Austin area breweries took home awards at the prestigious World Beer Cup in Minneapolis. Typically held every two years, the last World Beer Cup was held in 2018 with Pinthouse Pizza taking home two awards, and was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. During this year’s awards ceremony, the Brewers Association announced that the World Beer Cup would be an annual event going forward, held during the annual Craft Brewers […]

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The Brewers Association’s SAVOR™ Event Breaks Out of the Ordinary After Two-Year Hiatus

By Pam Catoe / May 10, 2022 / 0 Comments

The Brewers Association’s SAVOR™ Event Breaks Out of the Ordinary After Two-Year Hiatus Press Release Tickets for the can’t miss food and beer pairing event are available now. WHAT: SAVOR™: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience is unlike any craft beer event. It’s a sensory adventure that answers the tantalizing question: what if we paired some of the best craft brewers with some of the finest chefs for a single night of culinary bliss? […]

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CBC 2022 Central Texas in Pictures

By David Kulczar / May 5, 2022 / 0 Comments

CBC 2022 in Minneapolis Central Texas Attendees in Photos We attempted to take photos of many of the Central Texas attendees that we encountered over 4 days at the conference.  If you would like your photos added to this collage, contact david@craftbeeraustin.com.

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Statewide Grant Program Breaks Down Barriers to Entry for Aspiring Craft Brewers

By Pam Catoe / May 1, 2022 / 0 Comments

Statewide Grant Program Breaks Down Barriers to Entry for Aspiring Craft Brewers Press Release: A grant program will open for applications from future Texas craft brewery owners on April 26th. Grantees will receive one year of free membership (a $300 value) in the Texas Craft Brewers Guild, the trade association for independent craft breweries in Texas. The grants are funded by Method Architecture, a Texas-based firm that’s also a long-time member of the Guild. “Breweries […]

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CBC 2022 Preview

By David Kulczar / April 30, 2022 / Comments Off on CBC 2022 Preview

Craft Brewer’s Conference 2022Preview and Guide Join Craft Beer Austin at CBC 2022.America’s Largest Craft Brewing Industry GatheringMinneapolis, MN | May 2-5, 2022  The Brewers Association hosts the Craft Brewers Conference® & BrewExpo America® each year in a different location around the country. It’s the largest craft beer industry conference and this year will be hosted in Minneapolis.  This conference will follow closely on the heels of the delayed 2021 conference that took place in […]

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Adelbert’s Brewery Announces Closure

By Pam Catoe / April 27, 2022 / 0 Comments

Adelbert’s Brewery Announces Closure Located at 2314 Rutland Drive, Suite #100 Austin, Texas Adelbert’s Brewery has been a North Austin mainstay since opening its doors in 2011. Scott Hovey started Adelbert’s brewery as a tribute to his brother George Adelbert “Del” Hovey, who was a world traveler, naming its mainstay beers after one of Del’s unique and entertaining traveling experiences. The brewery recently rebranded and modernized its logo which plays on the kit colors of FC […]

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Suds Monkey Brewing Company – Brewery Profile Update

By David Kulczar / April 21, 2022 / 0 Comments

Suds Monkey Brewing Company – Brewery Profile Update 12024 US-290 Austin TX 78737 (Just West of Nutty Brown)     Since Craft Beer Austin’s original profile of Suds Monkey in 2018 much has changed at this staple Hill Country Brewery.  Most obviously, they have a new updated location at 12024 US 290 (@ Nutty Brown).  The new location offers a larger indoor/outdoor style format with plenty of games and activities to keep families entertained.  From […]

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Host Beer Tastings from your Private Pub at Home

By Feature Blogger / April 20, 2022 / 0 Comments

Host Beer Tastings from your Private Pub at Home   Everyone remembers those basement Tiki Bars our parents spent their Christmas bonus on back in the 70s and 80s, right? Kids play upstairs while the adults catch up on the latest cocktail recipe found in Cosmo magazine. They’re coming back in a big way —  minus the avocado green and burnt orange shag carpet. The newest libation trend comes in the form of craft beer, […]

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Austin Beer News | Six Things You Need to Know

By Pam Catoe / April 13, 2022 / Comments Off on Austin Beer News | Six Things You Need to Know

The Brass Tap Closing Soon The Doman location of the Brass Tap announced on social media that they lost their lease and will be closing on April 17, so get over there ASAP and enjoy a discounted pint before their last day! Rentsch Brewery Set to Expand Rentsch announced they are expanding to the square in downtown Georgetown dubbed the “Outpost.” If you are looking for a job in the beer industry, they are hiring […]

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