Brewery Profile

Cervecería Calavera – Mexican Craft Brewery Available in Texas

By Irina Plakas / January 29, 2016 / 0 Comments

Guest Post by Aleida Taddei and Michael Elwell. In a country where tradition is very strong and the challenge of change seems imminent, Cervecería Calavera (aka Calavera Brewing) founder and brewmaster Gilbert Bjørn Nielsen is producing a variety of complex beers rich in flavor and labeled with symbols from Mexico’s colorful history. Gilbert is originally from Denmark; he immigrated to Mexico with his parents as a young child. Later on as an adult he returned to Denmark […]

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Behind the Scenes at Pinthouse Pizza South Lamar Austin TX

By Pam Catoe / January 22, 2016 / 1 Comment

Behind the Scenes at Pinthouse Pizza South Lamar In just three short years, Pinthouse Pizza has made it’s mark on the Austin craft beer scene with it’s amazing line up of mainstay beers, guest taps and delicious pies. When the South Lamar location opened up in late 2015, south Austinite’s rejoiced to have the family-friendly craft beer mecca come to their neighborhood. Pinthouse Pizza South Lamar (or PHP2 as it’s fondly known) opened up in the […]

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Upcoming Austin Breweries – January 2016 Update

By Andrew Schwab / January 15, 2016 / 1 Comment

With all that is happening in the Austin beer scene, it is hard to keep track of what breweries are in the process of opening around town. Needless to say, the Austin area beer scene is exploding! This quarterly article is mostly focused on the upcoming Austin breweries that are currently in the works. This January 2016 post includes updates from the previous article from September 2015  and new breweries that are just starting the process. […]

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Whitestone Brewery – A Texas Craft Brewery Profile

By Pam Catoe / January 14, 2016 / 3 Comments

Whitestone Brewery Location: 601 E. Whitestone Blvd, Cedar Park, TX Whitestone Brewery Grand Opening Party: Friday February 19th, 2016 The People Like many new brewery founders, Ryan Anglen homebrewed as a hobby and spent the last decade in high-tech. He always longed to start his own business, “I had one chance to turn a hobby into a career, despite the risks”. However, Ryan knew that he couldn’t do it alone and understood the difficulty in […]

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The Texas Craft Beer Scene – A Review of 2015

By Andrew Schwab / December 23, 2015 / 1 Comment

The Texas Craft Beer Scene – A Review of 2015 It is that time of year again where I take a look back at where Texas breweries have come over the last year. Needless to say, Texas has come a long way over the last couple of years. The following is a breakdown of where we are currently: A couple of notes on the numbers below: – I have taken out any macro approval (AB-InBev, […]

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The First Production Sour Mash Brewery: Blue Owl Brewing

By Pam Catoe / December 15, 2015 / 1 Comment

Blue Owl Brewing Located at 2400 East Cesar Chavez St. #300, Austin TX 78702 The highly anticipated sour-mash brewery finally opened it’s doors in October 2015. The opening was met with a frenzy of beer aficionados eager to be the first to try their unique beers. Blue Owl Brewing is the first brewery to create customized (and highly guarded) equipment to ensure a repeatable high quality sour mash product. To get an insight into their sour mashing process, […]

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Last Stand Brewing

Last Stand Brewing Company – Texas Craft Brewery Profile

By Pam Catoe / November 5, 2015 / 1 Comment

Last Stand Brewing Company Location:12345 Pauls Valley Rd, Building i, Austin, TX 78737 Just up the street from Jester King on Fitzhugh road you will find a hidden gem called Craftsman Park, home to Last Stand Brewing Company, Argus Cidery and Revolution Spirits. Last Stand Brewing opened it’s doors in February 2015, in what is sure to be the next picturesque destination brewery in the Texas Hill Country. The People About ten years ago, Kerry Richardson and his […]

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4th Tap Brewing Co – Texas Craft Brewery Profile

By Pam Catoe / October 7, 2015 / 1 Comment

4th Tap Brewing Co. Located: 10615 Metric Blvd Austin, Texas Distribution to begin mid October 2015. The People John Stecker and Chris Hamje have been brewing beer together for about four years after John introduced Chris to the art of home brewing. Soon the pair began taking their beers to weddings and corporate events looking for feedback to perfect their recipes. The hobby became more than just a distraction from their high tech jobs and eventually […]

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Upcoming Austin Breweries – September 2015

By Andrew Schwab / September 16, 2015 / 2 Comments

With all that is happening in the Austin beer scene, it is hard to keep track of what breweries are in the process of opening around town. Needless to say, the Austin scene is exploding. This quarterly article is mostly focusing on the breweries that currently have locations, most of which are already under construction or about to release their beers. It includes updates from the previous article from May and new breweries that are […]

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IronSight Brewers

IronSight Brewers- Texas Craft Brewery Profile

By Pam Catoe / September 2, 2015 / 1 Comment

Grand Opening Saturday September 5, 2015! IronSight Brewers – Texas Craft Brewery Profile 3200 Woodwall Dr. # C-1 Cedar Park, Texas The People: It’s been a long road for Robert Chaney and his brother in law Grady Reynolds, but the day has finally come: IronSight Brewers will hold its grand opening party this Saturday, September 5th from 12-4pm. Robert and Grady have always had things in common. Robert’s love for craft beer began when he was […]

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Bindelstick Brewing

Brewery Profile: Bindlestick Brewing Co.

By Pam Catoe / July 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

Brewery Profile: Bindlestick Brewing Co. Currently open for business in Leander, Texas The People Matt Bigler and Dan Kernek have known each other since they were in grade school and have pretty much been inseparable ever since. They have always wanted to go into business together and while they were sharing an office in a tech firm, an idea blossomed from an old college business plan that earned an A+. Dan homebrewed for years and […]

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Beer Tripping: San Francisco

By Pam Catoe / July 20, 2015 / 0 Comments

Beer Tripping: San Francisco I travel to California quite a bit for work and I don’t normally have much time for anything else. However, I was recently able to squeeze in a quick trip to San Francisco. Like many of you, my vacations always include some type of beer haul or brewery visit. Since I was in the city for about a day and a half, I only sketched out a few key places that […]

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