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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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TABC Brewery Approvals March 31st, 2022

By Andrew Schwab / March 31, 2022 / 0 Comments

TABC Brewery Approvals March 31st, 2022 First update from 2022 – these include all new breweries that were approved since mid-December. There are some “names” on this list – including Other Half, Oxbow, and Westbrook. I have no real idea what they are planning for Texas, or if it will be very limited, but it is good to see some of these finally showing up. Along with that, it seems like the Texas side is […]

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Three Beer Collaboration Projects Supporting Ukraine

By Pam Catoe / March 28, 2022 / 0 Comments

Three Beer Collaboration Projects Supporting Ukraine An Instagram post went viral days after Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022. Pravda Brewery, located in the western city of Lviv, Ukraine, posted a picture of one of their popular beers “Putin Huylo,” (roughly translates to Putin is a d**khead), filled with fuel to become Molotov cocktails instead of beer. The public response was overwhelming and the post was quickly followed with ways to provide donations to […]

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New Hill Country Brewery | Lago Vista Brewing Company

By Emilee Guernsey / March 23, 2022 / 1 Comment

New Hill Country Brewery | Lago Vista Brewing Company  A new addition to the Central Texas brewery scene is getting ready to open for the Winter of 2022. Lago Vista Brewing Company, founded by Samantha and Mark Norman, and Dylan Byerly, will be located in the Texas Hill Country of Lago Vista, Texas.  “We have always had a deep love for the Texas Hill Country,” M. Norman said. “Lago Vista has it all – beautiful […]

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Women of the Vine and Spirits Launch Program Against Harassment

By Emilee Guernsey / March 22, 2022 / 0 Comments

Women of the Vine and Spirits Launch Program Against Harassment Women of the Vine and Spirits and Distilled Spirits Council of the United States have partnered with RAINN to launch a training program that addresses the ever present harassment and discrimination that is ongoing in the alcohol beverage community.  RAINN is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. They created and operate the National Sexual Assault Hotline. This organization will be able to help WOTVS and […]

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Julia Herz, Executive Director of the American Homebrewers Association

By Melanie Ross / March 19, 2022 / 2 Comments

Julia Herz, Executive Director of the American Homebrewers Association At CraftBeerAustin.com we are proud to support women in beer. As we continue celebrating Women’s History Month in March, the significance of the plethora of talented brave women contributing to the craft beer world’s success can’t easily be ignored. For a list of stellar Women in Beer we have featured, check out our many features on CraftBeerAustin.com. (Spoiler alert, another inspiring woman’s story awaits!)  One beer […]

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Tenth Annual Big Texas Beer Fest Returns March 26

By Pam Catoe / March 12, 2022 / 0 Comments

Tenth Annual Big Texas Beer Fest Returns March 26 After a hitaus due to the pandemic, the Big Texas Beer Fest returns to Dallas at the Fair Park Automobile Building on March 26, 2022. Featuring over 450 beers, ciders, seltzers, hard kombucha, and more from over 100 breweries, the festival expects to draw over 5,000 attendees. Founded in 2012, the festival has raised almost $60,000 for the North Texas Food Bank and was named as […]

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