The People of Craft Beer


Coronado Brewing Now Available in Texas

By Irina Plakas / November 28, 2016 / 0 Comments

Coronado Brewing Now Available in Texas! San Diego, CA – November 22, 2016 – Coronado Brewing Company is proudly expanding its distribution into the Lone Star State. The brewery has signed an agreement with Brown Distributing Company, to supply Coronado’s award-winning lineup of beers throughout the Austin market. The initial launch kicks off late November and will feature the company’s core offerings on draft, including fan-favorites Orange Ave. Wit, Mermaid’s Red, Islander IPA, and newcomer […]

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Flying Man Brewing – Texas Craft Brewery Profile

By Pam Catoe / October 31, 2016 / 1 Comment

Update: Currently Open Flying Man Brewing Austin Texas Located at 2400 Patterson Industrial Dr. Austin, TX Flying Man Brewing Company is open in the space previously occupied by Rogness Brewing Co. on the border of Pflugerville and Austin.  Rogness Brewing Co. announced this summer that they would be closing temporarily in order to build and open a new location in Pflugerville sometime in 2017. Craft Beer Austin caught up with Flying Man Brewing founders Matt Barker and Adam […]

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Barrow Brewing Production

Barrow Brewing Company – Texas Craft Brewery Profile

By Irina Plakas / October 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

 Barrow Brewing Company – Texas Craft Brewery Profile Location: 108 Royal Street, Salado, TX 76571 Barrow Brewing is located inside a 4,000-square-foot converted granary just off I-35 in Salado, Texas. It’s less than an hour north of downtown Austin, and about 30 minutes from Round Rock. I recently discovered Barrow Brewing while I was coming back from Dallas. I stumbled across it in the scenic little town of Salado, and oh am I glad I did! The […]

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Women of Craft Beer: Beer Necessities Austin

By Pam Catoe / September 9, 2016 / 0 Comments

Women of Craft Beer: Beer Necessities Austin The final, and probably the largest women’s beer organization to be covered in this series is Beer Necessities Austin, founded by Sarah Eshelman. This Saturday Beer Necessities celebrates two years of drinking and discussing great craft beer all around the Austin area. I sat down with Austin founder Sarah to find out more about this fast growing MeetUp group. What is the mission of Beer Necessities? Beer Necessities’ primary mission […]

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Guadalupe Brewing Company – Texas Craft Brewery Profile

By Irina Plakas / September 9, 2016 / 0 Comments

Guadalupe Brewing Company – Texas Craft Brewery Profile Location: 1580 Wald Road New Braunfels, Texas (If loop access is closed come around from Landa Street) The People: Keith Kilker quietly excuses himself from a conversation each time a customer walks into Guadalupe Brewing Company. He extends a firm handshake and welcomes patrons to the brewery he and his wife, Anna, opened just four years ago. People know and love this place. Quite a few of my […]

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Saint Arnold Brewing Expands Cans to Include Weedwacker & Endeavour

By Irina Plakas / August 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

Reports huuuuuge increase in canned beer sales; concerns about cans’ stigma are crushed. HOUSTON, August 11, 2016 – With sales of its canned beers doubling during the past six months, Saint Arnold Brewing Co. (, the oldest craft brewery in Texas, is expanding its canning program to include two additional year-round brews. Six-packs of 12-ounce cans of Saint Arnold Weedwacker and four-packs of 12-ounce cans of Saint Arnold Endeavour Double IPA are arriving in stores […]

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Women in Craft Beer: Pink Boots Society Central Texas

By Pam Catoe / August 18, 2016 / 2 Comments

Women work in all aspects of the beer industry from brewery owners, to packaging, to sales and marketing. The Pink Boots Society was established for female beer professionals with the goal to support and educate it’s members. Lead by Tara Carr, President and Caroline Wallace, Co-President, the Central Texas chapter participates in national events like Big Boots Brew Day and will be the highlighted charity at this weekend’s Ladies Craft Beer Community. I sat down with Tara Carr to […]

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Women in Craft Beer: The Austin Women’s Beer League

By Pam Catoe / August 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

This series was designed to highlight all of the women’s beer organizations in Austin that have come together to create the Ladies Craft Beer Community event happening this weekend. The event brings together beer professionals and all women who love beer in an open space for women to experience, learn about, and enjoy craft beer. In this piece, I sat down with Kristin Jacobson to get an inside look at The Austin Women’s Beer League. What is […]

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Women in Craft Beer: Austin Girls Pint Out

By Pam Catoe / August 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

It’s no surprise to anyone reading this article that Austin has one of the best craft beer communities in Texas. What may come as a surprise to you is how many women are active members of our beer community. Last year I highlighted a few of The Women Behind Craft Beer in Austin focusing on the people that bring you great craft beer. This series will shine the spotlight on the various women’s beer organizations in […]

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New Braunfels Brewing Company Texas Craft Brewery Profile

By Irina Plakas / July 22, 2016 / 1 Comment

New Braunfels Brewing Company (NBBCo) is in the heart of downtown New Braunfels, Texas: 180 W. Mill Street Who makes beer from pickle juice? Seriously! And why do I love it so much? Kelly Meyer is like the mad scientist of the brewing world. His passion is concocting new recipes for beers that are out of the ordinary. He and his wife, Linsey, own and operate the New Braunfels Brewing Company. Editor Note: We chatted […]

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Beer Flyer July 2

Austin Steam Train Beer Pairing with Whitestone Brewery

By Irina Plakas / June 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

Saturday, July 2, 2016 @Austin Steam Train departs 7PM Join Whitestone Brewery on the Beer Flyer (Austin Steam Train), featuring their local craft beer. Passengers will enjoy a custom 3 hour Austin Steam Train ride with craft beer pairings from Whitestone Brewery from Cedar Park, TX. The beers are paired with selected appetizers by Bellini’s Texas Grill, specializing in Texas-Tuscan Fusion cuisine. Founders Kris and Ryan will be there to guide you through the beer tastings. Selected Beers Cedrela Hefeweizen Long Gone […]

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The Collective Brewing Project – Texas Craft Brewery Profile

By Irina Plakas / June 10, 2016 / 0 Comments

 The Collective Brewing Project – Texas Craft Brewery Profile Location: 112 St Louis Ave Fort Worth, TX 76104 The Collective Brewing Project is located near the Southside of Fort Worth serving up fresh #funkytownbeer. On our way to Dallas from Austin we decided to stop by, check them out and say hello to our friend Tony Drewry aka the Beer Pedaler aka the Godfather of #ShotgunFriday. You can get there in less than 3 hours from […]

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