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Breweries Giving Back | Upcoming Austin Area Charity Events

Austin breweries have a long history of giving back to the community. As local businesses, breweries around town understand the importance of supporting the community that supports them. And it’s not just about support, these breweries are passionate about the work they do to give back and they go the extra mile. So if you love the local craft beer scene, go the extra mile with them by attending one of these events that also …

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Independence Brewing Releases Up and Down: Brazil, Nitro Coffee Beer

Independence Brewing Co. Collaborates with Little City Coffee Roasters to Release Packaged Nitro Coffee Blonde Ale AUSTIN, TX ﹣November 25, 2019﹣ Independence Brewing Co. announced today the release of Up and Down: Brazil, its first packaged nitro coffee beer. The fall/winter seasonal is a coffee blonde ale brewed in collaboration with pioneering Austin-based coffee roaster, Little City Coffee Roasters, and features direct trade beans from an award-winning micro lot in the largest coffee producing region …

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Love 'em or Hate 'em, Pumpkin Beers Are Part of the Brewing Landscape Come Autumn

Love ’em or Hate ’em, Pumpkin Beers Are Part of the Brewing Landscape Come Autumn

Love ’em or Hate ’em, Pumpkin Beers Are Part of the Brewing Landscape Come Autumn It’s the Season for Pumpkin Hold your lattes, witches! It’s Fall in Texas and that means it’s all-things-pumpkin-flavored season and that includes our most beloved of beverages, beer! The pumpkin spice thing has a lot of people bothered, mostly because of the ubiquitous-ness of the flavoring in everything from cookies to coffee to dog treats to popcorn. There’s also the …

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TX Craft Brewers Festival Official Afterparty 2019 | Craft Pride

As the co-presenter of the Texas Craft Brewers Festival, Craft Pride is hosting the 7th annual TCBF Official Afterparty featuring Festival-exclusive release beers, rare timed tappings, live music, specialty pizza from Via 313 Pizza and for the second year, they are serving a Pre-Party Brunch starting an hour earlier this year. All events are open to the general public and tickets are free with RSVP. Featured Breweries (beer list in graphic below): (512) Brewing 8th …

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Three Summer Craft Beer Fests You Don’t Want to Miss

Three of your summer’s favorite beer events are right around the corner and you don’t want to miss what they have in store this year! Lager Jam 6 returns to Spokesman this Saturday, brought to you by the Austin Beer Guide, followed by Banger’s epic 7th Anniversary Party on August 3rd, and the boozy Texas Lambic Fest, debuting for its 5th year at a new venue on August 4th, Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches on …

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Favorite Austin Summer Beers – 2019

This guest post is by James. It’s that time of year again when that big yellow ball in the sky seems to be wearing you like a hat. Time for either relaxing on a front porch swing, playing at the lake, or tubing down a river. Whatever you’re doing, you probably need a beer. Here are a few of my favorite summer beers that should nip that heat in the bud, at least a little …

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5 Texas Gose Beers to Drink This Summer 2019

5 Texas Gose Beers To Drink This Summer Summertime is officially upon us, and in Central Texas that means switching to light, crisp beers along with the 100 degree weather and late nights on the patio. When I was asked to write an article about Gose (Goes-uh), I thought, “Sure, no problem!” It has turned out a little bit more difficult than imagined, however. Do you know how many Goses you can get at the …

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21st Amendment Brewery Launches in Texas June 17, 2019

21st Amendment Brewery Launches in Texas June 17, 2019

EVERYTHING’S BUZZIER IN TEXAS WITH THE ARRIVAL OF 21ST AMENDMENT Texan Craft Beer Drinkers, Rejoice! Big News is Brewing… SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (May 29, 2019) ― Hey, Lone Star State, you’re about to get a little less lonely. That’s right, we’re cozying up to you in a big way. The team at 21st Amendment Brewery, the twenty-sixth largest craft brewery in the US, is thrilled to announce our statewide Texas launch this summer! Craft beer …

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Destination Brew Fest Debuts at Vista Brewing Company This Weekend

Get $5 off GA and $10 off VIP tickets with the promo code CRAFTBEERAUSTIN via  www.destinationbrewfest.com A new beer festival, aimed at highlighting lagers and farmhouse ales, is taking place this Saturday, June 8th, at Vista Brewing Company in Driftwood, Texas. Destination Brew Fest is the first festival of its kind launching the newly formed Texas Brewshed Alliance, established by the Wimberley Valley Watershed Association with the goal of partnering with craft brewers and affiliates …

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Tastes great. Less filling – Is Craft Beer “Light” a good thing?

Tastes great. Less filling – Is Craft Beer “Light” a good thing? It seems to be the latest rage in craft beer. Not New England IPAs, not putting the entire snack shelf from the corner store into a stout, but instead, light craft beer. Light beer got its start in the late 1960’s being invented by a biochemist PhD, working at Rheingold Brewery in New York. Through a series of hand offs, Miller Brewing Company acquired …

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Grab a Pink Boots Collaboration Brew at Two May Events

Grab a Pink Boots Collaboration Brew at Two May Events Austin’s chapter of Pink Boots Society, a non-profit organization designed to assist, inspire and encourage female beer professionals, had record participation during the annual Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day, held each year in honor of International Women’s Day. Each beer was brewed using a special hop blend by Yakima Chief Hops featuring Loral, Glacier, Mosaic, Sabro, and Simcoe hops in varying beer styles. The Events: …

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Dripping Springs Breweries Celebrate “Pound Town” This Weekend

A recent movement to change the name of Dripping Springs to “Pound Town” in honor of it’s founder Dr. Joseph Pound created quite a stir over the past few weeks. As it turns out, the petition and subsequent GoFundMe page was meant to be in fun, “this is an initiative that some DSHS alum and local business owners have been kicking around for a few years. ” per the GoFundMe page. Nonetheless, several local breweries …

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