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Craft Beer Marketing Awards Launches First Annual Series

Craft Beer Marketing Awards Launches First Annual Series

Craft Beer Marketing Awards Launches First Annual Series The Craft Beer Marketing Awards is a nationwide competition and the very first awards program in the US to focus exclusively on retail beer marketing efforts. The entry deadline is Jan. 31st 2020. The awards will take place in San Antonio, Texas. We reached out to get a little more information about the folks behind the Craft Beer Marketing Awards. Who are the organizers? CBMAS co-founders Jim McCune …

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Meanwhile Brewing Co. to Open in SE Austin in Spring 2020

Portland, Oregon Beer Pros to Launch Meanwhile Brewing in SE Austin in Spring 2020 Brewery will house brewing facility along with food trucks, a music stage, soccer field, and playground space Austin, TX — Meanwhile Brewing announced today that it will be opening a brewery in Austin in April 2020. Located in SE Austin at 3901 Promontory Point Drive, Meanwhile Brewing Company will be a small 15 BBL brewery and taproom, dedicated to the production …

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Women in Beer | Kiki Whatley

At a recent Pink Boots meeting, hosted by Kiki at Flix Brewhouse Round Rock, she brought up an excellent point, why aren’t more women represented in beer media? When I started writing for Craft Beer Austin back in 2015, my first series of articles was about women in beer. I am happy to announce that thanks to Kiki and the Austin chapter of the Pink Boots Society, I am bringing back the Women in Beer …

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Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches Grand Opening Weekend Celebration Nov. 8-10, 2019

Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches Grand Opening Weekend to Feature Six Beers on Tap, Kolache Specials, Brewery Tours, and More Nov. 8-10th, 2019 Located at 220 Manor Road, Austin, TX, 78723 Family-owned Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches, a popular destination for craft beer lovers and foodies alike, is opening a brewery next door to their original location. The two properties are not directly connected; however, the new brewhouse and barrel room are located adjacent to …

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Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2019

Texas at the Great American Beer Festival Recap 2019 The largest beer festival in the US, the Great American Beer Festival, has passed once again. For those who have never been, it has turned into a week long party for craft brewers and fans in Denver that ended Saturday. (Photo © Brewers Association) While most articles locally will talk about how Texas did, I decided to take a deeper look into the numbers of all …

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Beer-to-Go is Now Law – a Real Ale Celebration

Beer-to-Go is Now Law – a Real Ale Celebration For craft breweries across Texas, the 86th Legislative Session, and more specifically September 1st, 2019, was a turning point in history. Fueled by bills authored by Eddie Rodriguez (D – Austin) in the House and Dawn Buckingham (R – Lakeway) in the Senate, the Lege passed landmark legislation allowing production breweries to sell beer for offsite consumption from their premises. Previously, only a business with a …

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Drink Responsibly: A Summer Series Guide

Drink Responsibly: A Summer Series Guide Summer is a great time to celebrate with your friends and family with your favorite craft beers. A few reasons to celebrate starts with our country’s independence, your much-anticipated vacation time, and outdoor summer concerts. Although it’s a time of the year to kick back and enjoy your favorite brews, it’s important to drink responsibly. Too often a careless error results in getting an embarrassing ticket or someone getting …

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TX Craft Brewers Guild #BehindTheBeer Series | Charles Vallhonrat

Craft Beer Austin has partnered with the Texas Craft Brewers Guild to expand on #BehindTheBeer with a series of articles featuring each highlighted Guild member. Historic legislation was signed into law by Governor Abbot allowing #BeerToGo sales for over 100 Texas brewers starting on September 1st of this year. Although the result was due to the efforts of many dedicated folks, I would like to highlight the team at the Texas Craft Brewers Guild that worked …

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Nomadic Beerworks – Grand Opening June 22, 2019

Nomadic Beerworks Location: 3804 Woodbury Dr Suite A, Austin, TX 78704 Grand Opening: June 22nd, 2019 Recently I was in need of a hitch to be installed on my wife’s minivan. I decided to head over to U-Haul on Ben White to do that, and just before leaving noticed an article from Craft Beer Austin stating Nomadic Beerworks was having their soft opening. Having a couple hours to kill, I took the short walk over …

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Texas Is As Craft-Competitive As You Get!

This is a guest post by Brian Trivitt. With over 7400 breweries in operation (and new breweries opening up literally every day), it’s no surprise that the craft beer world is as competitive as ever. Many other factors (that people tend to have strong opinions about) continue to complicate, even further, the complex and somewhat uncertain future of how and which craft breweries will survive and which will thrive: Global conglomerates and large craft breweries …

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21st Amendment Brewery Launches in Texas June 17, 2019

21st Amendment Brewery Launches in Texas June 17, 2019

EVERYTHING’S BUZZIER IN TEXAS WITH THE ARRIVAL OF 21ST AMENDMENT Texan Craft Beer Drinkers, Rejoice! Big News is Brewing… SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (May 29, 2019) ― Hey, Lone Star State, you’re about to get a little less lonely. That’s right, we’re cozying up to you in a big way. The team at 21st Amendment Brewery, the twenty-sixth largest craft brewery in the US, is thrilled to announce our statewide Texas launch this summer! Craft beer …

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A Visit To Deep Ellum Brewing - Dallas Texas

A Visit To Deep Ellum Brewing – Dallas Texas

This is a guest post by J. Darris Mitchell. Deep Ellum Brewing 2823 St Louis St, Dallas, TX 75226 I went to Dallas, so I went to Deep Ellum Brewing Company. You’ve probably heard of them. They have the cute little smiley face with a bottle of a beer for a mouth for a logo. I’d certainly found myself sipping one of their brews before, but going to the birthplace (Lazarus pits?) where the yeast …

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