Craft Beer News

Slackers Brewing Joins the North Austin Beer Scene

By Melanie Ross / November 11, 2021 / Comments Off on Slackers Brewing Joins the North Austin Beer Scene

Slackers Brewing Joins the North Austin Beer Scene Photo credit to Slackers Brewing Address: 12233 Ranch Road 620 N #204, Austin, TX 78750 Hours: Weekends: Noon-Midnight; Weekdays: Noon-10pm; Closed Mondays   North Austin, welcome the newest brewery to the area, Slackers Brewing! According to Co-Founder, Haley Law, “Our whole theme is ‘approachably adventurous.” Intriguing, right? Joining the fast-growing Lake Creek Village Shopping Center, Slackers Brewing opens Friday, November 12th and they can’t wait to welcome […]

Read More
THE SAFE BARS P.A.C.T.

Craft Beer Companies Create The Safe Bars P.A.C.T.

By Emilee Guernsey / November 10, 2021 / Comments Off on Craft Beer Companies Create The Safe Bars P.A.C.T.

Craft Beer Companies Create The Safe Bars P.A.C.T. What started as frequent Zoom calls between multiple organizations, soon turned into a group of individuals making a stand for those who the beverage industry continues to marginalize and harm with gender inequities.  Those organizations are Craft Beer Professionals, Safe Bars, Not Your Hobby Marketing Solutions, Lady Justice Brewing, assisted by RadCraft, and HalfDay Studio. They have now formed The Safe Bars P.A.C.T.  This initiative is yet […]

Read More

Meridian Hive Invites Patrons to “Grow with Them” to Save the Bees and the Environment

By Melanie Ross / November 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Meridian Hive Invites Patrons to “Grow with Them” to Save the Bees and the Environment

Meridian Hive Invites Patrons to “Grow with Them” to Save the Bees & the Environment Photo credit to Meridian Hive Austin’s own Meridian Hive announced exciting new efforts to make the world a more eco-friendly place and they want their customers to join the mission! Through a combined mission of seeking earth-loving packaging and their “Grow with Us” campaign to champion the honeybees’ future existence, they are raising awareness for a sustainable world.  What is […]

Read More

23rd Annual Learn to Homebrew Day to be Celebrated November 6th

By Aaron Stevens / November 6, 2021 / Comments Off on 23rd Annual Learn to Homebrew Day to be Celebrated November 6th

23rd Annual Learn to Homebrew Day to be Celebrated November 6th Craft beer enthusiasts looking to take their passion for beer to the next level and veteran homebrewers alike will be celebrating Learn to Homebrew Day this Saturday, November 6. The American Homebrewers Association will be hosting virtual and in-person events nationwide. Aspiring brewers will have two official recipes to pick from: Lucky 13 Dark Mild from Brew’d Up podcast host Laurie Ann Gutierrez, or […]

Read More
Fast Friends Beer Co

New Brewery Coming to South Austin | Fast Friends Beer Co.

By Emilee Guernsey / November 4, 2021 / Comments Off on New Brewery Coming to South Austin | Fast Friends Beer Co.

New Brewery Coming to South Austin | Fast Friends Beer Co. The newest brewery coming to South Austin, Fast Friends, is hoping to forge a “Happy Place” for all customers in their hill country oasis, just off I-35 between William Cannon Drive and Slaughter Lane. Founder, David Childress, has plans to open the brewery in 2022.  The creation of the name “Fast Friends” was formed during a company retreat in early 2020. With many of […]

Read More
CBMA 2021

Central Texas Brings Home the Gold (and Platinum) at the 2021 CBMAs

By Aaron Stevens / November 1, 2021 / Comments Off on Central Texas Brings Home the Gold (and Platinum) at the 2021 CBMAs

Central Texas Brings Home the Gold (and Platinum) at the 2021 CBMAs Most craft beer enthusiasts have heard of brewing contests like the Great American Brew Fest and the World Beer Cup, but they may not know about the Craft Beer Marketing Awards. Founded in 2019, the CBMAs celebrate excellence in craft beer marketing and design around the world. A global panel of 300 beer, marketing, and design experts vote on entries to 27 different […]

Read More

Bahnbrëcker Releases Slow River Blend Hefeweizen-Style Whiskey

By Aaron Stevens / October 31, 2021 / Comments Off on Bahnbrëcker Releases Slow River Blend Hefeweizen-Style Whiskey

Bahnbrëcker Releases Slow River Blend Hefeweizen-Style Whiskey Central Texas is no stranger to craft distilling or craft beer. Brewers often age beers in liquor barrels and create beers with cocktail flavors but distillers rarely look to beer for new ideas. However, New Braunfels’ Bahnbrëcker is changing this by making a Hefeweizen-inspired whiskey. Slow River Blend is the first release for the distillery, which counts country star Randy Rogers as a co-founder. Bahnbrëcker means “Trailblazer” in […]

Read More

Outside the City Limits Festival Coming to Vista Brewing This Weekend

By Aaron Stevens / October 29, 2021 / Comments Off on Outside the City Limits Festival Coming to Vista Brewing This Weekend

Outside the City Limits Festival Coming to Vista Brewing This Weekend Head over to our Instagram to enter to win two FREE tickets! Fall weekends in Central Texas offer a cornucopia of outdoor events. Do you want to go to a concert? A farmer’s market? A brewery? The choices can be overwhelming. Vista Brewing is combining all three options into their Outside the City Limits Festival. OCL, happening Saturday, October 30th from 12-8 pm at […]

Read More

Pinthouse Brewery Partners with Winery to Brew “With Pulp”

By Emilee Guernsey / October 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Pinthouse Brewery Partners with Winery to Brew “With Pulp”

Pinthouse Brewery Partners with Winery to Brew “With Pulp” Pinthouse Brewing recently released a unique beer not only for them but for the brewery industry. “With Pulp,” named from the unclarified juice used in the brewing process, was dropped on Sep. 10. The uniqueness of this beer derives from the use of grape juice from local winery, William Chris Vineyards.  “The concept of this beer came from the desire to find a way to use […]

Read More
Craft-Pride-header

Craft Pride: Rainey Street Institution Closes For Relocation

By Ruvani de Silva / October 20, 2021 / Comments Off on Craft Pride: Rainey Street Institution Closes For Relocation

Craft Pride: Rainey Street Institution Closes For Relocation Back in 2017, when I first announced my intention to relocate to Austin, a beer industry friend in London messaged me with a link to the Craft Pride website, hugely excited that I’d be in the vicinity of such an incredibly cool craft beer establishment showcasing the best beers Texas has to offer. Fast-forward a few months and Craft Pride was, indeed, one of our first ports […]

Read More
GABF

Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2021

By Andrew Schwab / October 16, 2021 / 0 Comments

Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2021 What normally is the largest beer festival in the US, the Great American Beer Festival, was forced to change their award ceremony for the second year in a row. This year, it happened during the CBC (Craft Brewers Conference), which allowed many of the breweries, and brewers, to at least attend the award ceremony, unlike last year. It brought back the feel of older events, just […]

Read More

The Beer Now Conference Heads to Austin Texas

By Pam Catoe / October 7, 2021 / Comments Off on The Beer Now Conference Heads to Austin Texas

For conference sponsorship opportunities, contact abv@craftbeeraustin.com CraftBeerAustin.com is a proud sponsor of the Beer Now Conference headed to Austin this November. Originally founded in Boulder, Colorado in 2010 as the Beer Bloggers Conference, the conference was renamed as its scope expanded to include everyone involved in communication about the beer industry. This year, the conference will be held at Vista Brewing from November 10-14 and is expected to host over 100 bloggers, writers, social media influencers, […]

Read More
Scroll to Top