The People of Craft Beer

Beer with Gin | The History of St. Patrick’s Day

By Feature Blogger / March 12, 2022 / 0 Comments

Beer with Gin | The History of St. Patrick’s Day Welcome to our series “Beer with Gin” where we hear from local beer expert Virginia (Gin) Benavidez, co-founder of The Beer Museum to discuss the origin of St. Patrick’s Day. Feature post by Gin: If you’re like me, then you probably celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by drinking way too much, telling people you’re wearing green panties, and constantly singing all the lyrics you know to […]

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Austin Eastciders’ New Hopped Grapefruit Collaboration Brew Honors Women in Cider 

By Pam Catoe / March 10, 2022 / Comments Off on Austin Eastciders’ New Hopped Grapefruit Collaboration Brew Honors Women in Cider 

Austin Eastciders’ New Hopped Grapefruit Collaboration Brew Honors Women in Cider The cidery is partnering with Pink Boots Society to launch a limited-edition flavor that gives back Press Release: Austin Eastciders is thrilled to announce their latest collaborative cider in partnership with Pink Boots Society: Hopped Grapefruit!  Pink Boots Society is a non-profit organization with a mission to assist, inspire, and encourage women in the alcoholic beverage profession to advance their careers through education. As […]

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Women in Beer | Pink Boots Society Austin

By Pam Catoe / March 8, 2022 / 0 Comments

To Donate to Pink Boots Society – Click here! Article updated March 2022 Women work in all aspects of the beer industry from brewery owners, to packaging, cellaring, sales, and taproom management. The Pink Boots Society was established for female beer professionals to assist, inspire, and encourage women to advance their careers through education. Recently, Pink Boots Society extended its membership to include all women in the fermented / alcohol beverage industry. Austin’s PBS chapter was […]

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Women in Beer | Vivian Boza

By Pam Catoe / February 28, 2022 / 0 Comments

Central Texas has a distinct and growing beer culture and women are not only present in every aspect of it from brewers, distributors to consumers; they are also well-respected leaders shaping the craft beer culture. Our Women in Beer series highlights the women in our community shaping the beer scene including members of the Austin chapter of the Pink Boots Society. This edition features Vivian Boza of Bantu Consulting. Describe your average week. What are you responsible for? I […]

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Real Ale Brewing Co. | A Texas Craft Brewery Profile

By Jeremy Banas / February 17, 2022 / Comments Off on Real Ale Brewing Co. | A Texas Craft Brewery Profile

Real Ale Brewing Co. | A Texas Craft Brewery Profile Located at 231 San Saba Ct, Blanco, TX 78606 25 years. That’s how long it’s been since Real Ale Brewing first opened its doors in the summer of 1996 in the basement of a Blanco, Texas, antique shop. yet time has certainly flown by for Real Ale Brewing Co. Situated in the small, Hill Country town of Blanco, Texas, Real Ale is located halfway between […]

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Craft Beer Marketing Awards Expands Global Judging Panel

By Feature Blogger / February 10, 2022 / 0 Comments

Craft Beer Marketing Awards Expands Global Judging Panel The Craft Beer Marketing Awards started as a nationwide competition and the very first awards program in the U.S. to focus exclusively on retail beer marketing efforts and is now a global competition. The expanded global judge panel includes over 500 beverage and beer industry professionals worldwide in over 24 countries, making the CBMAS the largest awards program of its kind in the world. Per the press […]

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Eight Texas Breweries Join the Brave Noise Initiative

By Emilee Guernsey / February 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Eight Texas Breweries Join the Brave Noise Initiative

Eight Texas Breweries Join the Brave Noise Initiative  The Brave Noise collaboration now has eight Texas breweries that have joined the initiative. All locations have begun or are in the process of creating and selling their collaboration beer. Each Texas brewery has made its stance in supporting survivors of sexism, discrimination, and harassment.  Austin Beerworks, Central Machine Works, Jester King Brewery, Meanwhile Brewing, Vista Brewing, St. Elmo Brewing Company, The Brewtorium, and Whitestone Brewery have […]

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Fast Friends Announces Head Brewer From Modern Times

By Pam Catoe / January 21, 2022 / Comments Off on Fast Friends Announces Head Brewer From Modern Times

Fast Friends Announces Head Brewer From Modern Times South Austin is getting a new brewery this year by way of Fast Friends Beer Co. Founder, Dave Childress, announced this week that former Head Brewer at Modern Times Anaheim, Keith Shaw, will be joining the team as Head of Brewing. “Keith checks all the boxes, he is a technically gifted brewer, a creative recipe writer, he leads by example and he is a kind human,” said […]

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Craft Beer Austin Year in Review | 2021 Edition

By Pam Catoe / December 30, 2021 / Comments Off on Craft Beer Austin Year in Review | 2021 Edition

Craft Beer Austin Year in Review | 2021 Edition We all had high hopes for 2021, and life did return to a slightly normal state where we could sit inside again at our favorite breweries. However, the effects of the pandemic changed the beer scene in many ways. Openings and Expansions Despite the pandemic, there were several brewery openings and expansions in 2020. That trend continued in 2021 with new breweries and expansions popping up […]

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The PorchCast by PorchDrinking.com Featuring the Austin Beer Scene

By Pam Catoe / December 29, 2021 / Comments Off on The PorchCast by PorchDrinking.com Featuring the Austin Beer Scene

The PorchCast by PorchDrinking.com Featuring the Austin Beer Scene A few months ago, PorchDrinking.com contributor Korey David visited Austin and stopped by Austin Beerworks to host this episode of PorchDrinking.com’s podcast PorchCast and catch up on the Austin beer scene. PorchCast aims to “recreate the porch drinking experience through great stories, great beers, hilarity, and occasionally educational bits of information.” As a stand up comedian, David brings plenty of laughs to this episode which features […]

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Beer with Gin | Winter Warmer

By Feature Blogger / December 6, 2021 / 0 Comments

Beer with Gin | Winter Warmer Photo courtesy of the Beer Museum Welcome to our series “Beer with Gin” where we hear from local beer expert Virginia (Gin) Benavidez, co-founder of The Beer Museum, to discuss the origin of the Winter Warmer. By Feature Writer Gin Benavidez This article was originally published in January 2020 Winter warmers are a bit odd because, as a beer style, they’re not very well-defined. In fact, the Beer Style […]

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Austin Beerworks Creates Brave Noise Collaboration Beer

By Emilee Guernsey / November 17, 2021 / Comments Off on Austin Beerworks Creates Brave Noise Collaboration Beer

Austin Beerworks Creates Brave Noise Collaboration Beer Since the beginning of the Brave Noise Collaboration, six Texas breweries have joined the initiative, five of which are in the Austin area. Breweries such as Austin Beerworks and St. Elmo’s have begun the process of brewing their collaborative beer. While St. Elmo’s had their release on Oct. 6, Austin Beerworks is getting ready to release their pale ale soon.  Brave Noise, which started with one powerful question […]

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