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Top 5 Central Texas TCGB Liquid Bake Sale Beers – Part 2

By Ruvani de Silva / June 22, 2021 / Comments Off on Top 5 Central Texas TCGB Liquid Bake Sale Beers – Part 2

Top 5 Central Texas TCGB Liquid Bake Sale Beers – Part 2 The Texas Craft Brewers Guild’s Liquid Bake Sale fundraiser may be drawing to a close, but there are still plenty of exciting, delicious baking-themed beers to sample before the sale ends. With releases rolled out across early summer, here are some top picks from the most recent LBS beers in the Central Texas region, all brewed with local grains from DFW’s TexMalt. Wild […]

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Top 5 Central Texas TCBG Liquid Bake Sale Beers – Part 1

By Ruvani de Silva / May 25, 2021 / Comments Off on Top 5 Central Texas TCBG Liquid Bake Sale Beers – Part 1

The Texas Craft Brewers Guild Liquid Bake Sale brewing fundraiser is now in full swing. This exciting and innovative initiative, modeled around a traditional community bake sale, gives Texas breweries the opportunity to support the TCBG by brewing a beer of their choosing with local malt from Fort Worth’s TexMalt. Twenty-eight breweries from across the state have already signed up, and our own Central Texas region is strongly represented with some fantastic beers from some […]

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GABF 2020 | Features Black is Beautiful Initiative

By Melanie Ross / November 4, 2020 / Comments Off on GABF 2020 | Features Black is Beautiful Initiative

Photo ©2020 Brewers Association & Jason E. Kaplan This year, the Great American Beer Festival went virtual. There was a clear focus on diversity and inclusion in this year’s tasting sessions. There were multiple segments labeled “Brewing For Change” and “Beer Culture” featuring the team from queer and women-owned Lady Justice Brewing, the team from Latino-owned Raíces Brewing Co., and focusing on Weathered Souls Brewing’s Black is Beautiful Project.  Black is Beautiful Collaboration Feature The […]

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Black Pumas & 4th Tap Brewing Beer for Justice

By Melanie Ross / August 4, 2020 / 0 Comments

Black Pumas & 4th Tap Brewing Beer for Justice While 2020 has been overshadowed by plight and uncertainty it has also brought creativity and innovation. Watching as the brewery world consistently collaborates using its position to bring awareness to meaningful causes is truly inspiring. Breweries and artists alike are fighting to survive and many are doing their best to also make the world a better place in the process. Supporting our local artists and creators […]

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Black is Beautiful, Support Marvis Dixon & the Virtual 5k

By Melanie Ross / July 30, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Black is Beautiful worldwide beer collaboration has been lovingly embraced by many Austinites & local breweries. For those that are not familiar with the initiative, Weathered Souls has asked breweries globally (over 1k now worldwide participating) to come together to help bridge the gap for equality, to raise awareness & funds for the injustices people of color face daily. Weathered Souls provided the stout recipe as well as artwork, provided by Austin artist, KD […]

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Black is Beautiful Austin Brewery Releases, Part 2

By Melanie Ross / July 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

Below is Part 2 of a 3 Part Series that will announce the Austin area Black is Beautiful releases.  What is the Black is Beautiful project? It is the creation of San Antonio’s Weathered Souls Head Brewer & Co-Owner, Marcus Baskerville raising awareness of the injustices people of color face. “With the current tensions that are rising we thought that it was of grave importance to start the Black Is Beautiful initiative. We took a […]

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Black is Beautiful Austin Brewery Releases, Part 1

By Melanie Ross / July 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

Black is Beautiful is a beer collaboration on a fierce mission to raise awareness of the daily injustices people of color face. The project is the brainchild of Marcus Baskerville, Head Brewer & Co-Owner of San Antonio brewery, Weathered Souls. Baskerville expounded via the Black is Beautiful site, “This platform and collaboration is about understanding and supporting people of color and inclusion… With the current tensions that are rising we thought that it was of […]

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Black is Beautiful, Breweries Raise a Glass to Fight Racial Discrimination

By Melanie Ross / June 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Photo credit to Weathered Souls Brewing  In recent years, beer-lovers have watched in awe of the camaraderie and supportive power the beer community can foster. Massive initiatives like Sierra Nevada’s Resilience IPA raising money to rebuild after the California wildfires, and more recently, Other Half’s All Together mission supporting hospitality professionals affected by Covid19, are testaments to how beer can rally people around a cause. The power of unity through beer is undeniable and sparked […]

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All Together Beer Supports Hospitality Industry

Texas Breweries Brew All Together IPA

By Dani Schwab / May 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

Texas Breweries Brew All Together IPA By Now, maybe you have heard of the worldwide collaboration of All Together IPA. If Not, read more about the inspiration of the All Together IPA here. Many Texas breweries have brewed or are going to brew this collaboration. A few of the Texas Brewers explained to us, their decision to join this collaboration and how it will help their community.     Künstler Brewing: San Antonio, TX: Released on April […]

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It’s American Craft Beer Week | #GiveCraftBeer Today

By Pam Catoe / May 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Normally, we would be celebrating American Craft Beer Week by attending one of several events around town to drink local craft beer. This year things are a little different. OK, a lot different. However, the Brewers Association created a new campaign to make this year’s event special by giving the gift of craft beer through the #GiveCraftBeer campaign. Here’s how you can participate: Commit to giving the gift of Craft Beer here. Buy beer-to-go, merchandise, or […]

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All Together Beer Supports Hospitality Industry

All Together Beer Supports Hospitality Industry

By Dani Schwab / May 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Covid-19 has affected us all by this time. Whether it is through work, daily routines, or even as small as just meeting up with friends at a local brewery, our lives have all changed. If you have been around the beer industry long enough, you know someone in the hospitality industry who is definitely hurting right now.  All Together is a worldwide collaboration that is meant to help support those in the hospitality industry. All […]

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Believe in Beer | The Craft Brewery Relief Fund

By Feature Blogger / May 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

Donate HERE Press Release: The craft beer industry needs your help. Craft breweries have announced an average of 65% drop in sales since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic almost 2 months ago. Many have had to lay off or furlough the majority of their staff. 46% of breweries anticipate they can only survive 1-3 months given the current operational restrictions. These are scary and sobering statistics. But we don’t want dwell on the negative. We want to inspire hope. And we’re […]

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