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Austin Weekly Beer Releases July 29th

By Dani Schwab | Jul 29, 2022

Austin Weekly Beer Releases and Events  Check out Austin craft beer releases and events that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Map New offerings from breweries that are releasing this week, or offerings that are now returning to the menu after a hiatus. We cannot promise they will still be in stock by the time the weekend comes around, so check the online ordering systems first! As always, check their hours as well. […]

4th Tap Brewing Co-op Files Bankruptcy

By Pam Catoe | Jul 26, 2022

4th Tap Brewing Co-op Files Bankruptcy On July 20, 4th Tap Brewing Cooperative filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy after several difficult years operating during a pandemic while facing rising rent costs. Unlike chapter 11, which prompts internal restructuring, chapter 7 indicates a liquidation of assets. The brewery was established in 2015 and has been a fixture in the North Austin beer scene with out-of-the-box events like Party World Rasslin‘, held in a wrestling ring in […]

Women of the Vine and Spirits Partners with RAINN to Provide Free Sexual Harassment Training

By Feature Blogger | Jul 24, 2022

Women of the Vine and Spirits Partners with RAINN to Provide Free Sexual Harassment Training Press Release As part of an ongoing initiative to support those in the beverage alcohol and hospitality industries, Women of the Vine & Spirits (WOTVS), hired RAINN to develop Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response Training, customized specifically for the beverage alcohol industry. Through the financial support of WOTVS Corporate Member Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) and Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) the […]

Brewery Organizations Create Inclusive Coalition to Fight Discrimination

By Emilee Guernsey | Jul 23, 2022

Brewery Organizations Create Inclusive Coalition to Fight Discrimination Originally posted Sept 2021. As more survivors have bravely come forward with their stories of sexual harassment and discrimination in the brewery industry, a few organizations have come together to form the BRU (Brewing Respect and Unity) Coalition. This coalition will not only acknowledge that there needs to be change in the industry, but it will also help create solutions and actively make the necessary changes.  The […]

Craft Beer Austin Staff Picks | Winter 2021

Craft Beer Austin Staff Picks | Winter 2021   The team is back with our latest staff picks for Winter 2021.  For this edition, we are focusing on appropriate seasonal beer selections as we enter the colder months, which so far have yet to be colder.  Also included in this edition is one of our newest staff members, Aaron Stevens, who is making his inaugural ...

Texas Brewery Map

Texas Brewery Update | January 2020 I got around to running the numbers for the number of breweries/brewpubs in the state of Texas. Before we go into the data, here are the a couple of notes on the numbers: All data is coming from the TABC licenses Duplicate entries have been removed (meaning, if a place has two licenses for the same location, it counts ...

Austin Weekly Beer Releases July 29th

Austin Weekly Beer Releases and Events  Check out Austin craft beer releases and events that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Map New offerings from breweries that are releasing this week, or offerings that are now returning to the menu after a hiatus. We cannot promise they will still be in stock by the time the weekend comes around, so check the online ...

Austin Weekly Beer Releases July 22nd

By Dani Schwab | Jul 22, 2022

Austin Weekly Beer Releases and Events  Check out Austin craft beer releases and events that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Map New offerings from breweries that are releasing this week, or offerings that are now returning to the menu after a hiatus. We cannot promise they will still be in stock by the time the weekend comes around, so check the online ordering systems first! As always, check their hours as well. […]

Blue Owl Brewing & Hop Capital Brewing Collaborate on See You Again, Friend IPA

By Ruvani de Silva | Jul 22, 2022

Texas Craft Brewers Festival | Tickets on Sale Now

By Pam Catoe | Jul 21, 2022

Texas Craft Brewers Festival Returns To Austin on October 1, 2022 Tickets are on Sale Now! Tickets are on sale now for the Texas Craft Brewers Festival, the state’s largest beer event focused exclusively on Texas-brewed craft beer, returning to East Austin’s Fiesta Gardens on October 1, 2022. This year’s event will feature more than 70 Texas craft breweries serving samples of approximately 200 independent craft beers, as well as live music and onsite food […]

Where to Catch Every Austin FC Game with Craft Beer

By Pam Catoe | Jul 19, 2022

Where to Catch Every Austin FC Game with Craft Beer Major League Soccer season is in full swing and Austin soccer fans have been waiting for this moment since the announcement of a new Major League Soccer stadium almost three years ago. In 2019, construction began so did the anticipation with supporter groups Austin Anthem and Los Verdes fueling the excitement. Earlier this month, Austin FC announced official Bar Partners, dubbed the Pub Club, that […]

Austin Weekly Beer Releases July 15th

By Dani Schwab | Jul 15, 2022

Austin Weekly Beer Releases and Events  Check out Austin craft beer releases and events that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Map New offerings from breweries that are releasing this week, or offerings that are now returning to the menu after a hiatus. We cannot promise they will still be in stock by the time the weekend comes around, so check the online ordering systems first! As always, check their hours as well. […]

Texas Brewery Roundup | Conference and Trade Show

By Pam Catoe | Jul 15, 2022

Texas Brewery Roundup | Conference and Trade Show July 22-24 | Tickets The Texas Craft Brewers Guild is hosting a new conference in July that combines two signature conferences, the Education & Safety Summit and the Brewery in Planning Summit. The Texas Brewery Roundup takes place July 22 through July 24 in San Antonio, Texas, featuring education, networking, and fun with a multi-day conference, expansive trade show, and off-site events at local breweries. “One of […]

Hi Sign Brewing Opens Doors to Swanky New Space in East Austin

By Melanie Ross | Jul 13, 2022

Hi Sign Brewing Opens Doors to Swanky New Space in East Austin Since shutting the doors on its original space in late February of 2022, Hi Sign Brewing is slated to unveil its stunning new 13,000-square-foot taproom and production facility in East Austin this weekend! Not only will this help ring in their fifth year of business, but also celebrates the resiliency of the Austin beer community and its loyal fans! As Founder and CEO […]

The Great America Beer Festival Returns in 2022

By Pam Catoe | Jul 13, 2022

The Great America Beer Festival Returns in 2022 Tickets are on sale Now! It’s back! After a two-year hiatus prompted by the pandemic, the country’s premier beer festival is returning to the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado, on Oct. 6-8, 2022. Established in 1982 by the Brewers Association, the trade organization representing small and independent American craft brewers, the first festival hosted 24 breweries featuring only 47 beers. This year, the Great American Beer […]

Austin Weekly Beer Releases July 8th

By Dani Schwab | Jul 8, 2022

Austin Weekly Beer Releases and Events  Check out Austin craft beer releases and events that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Map New offerings from breweries that are releasing this week, or offerings that are now returning to the menu after a hiatus. We cannot promise they will still be in stock by the time the weekend comes around, so check the online ordering systems first! As always, check their hours as well. […]

Top Austin Breweries with Air Conditioned Taprooms

By David Kulczar | Jul 6, 2022

Austin’s Best Air Conditioned Tap Rooms   There is a chance of over seventy 100° or higher days this year. No matter where the final count lands, this will be one of the hottest summers on record. Recently, I was sitting at 4th Tap in a perfect air-conditioned Austin tap room, watching Metalocalypse reruns, and talking to Pam, Robbie, and Sam about this exact topic. What breweries in Austin have the perfect inside air-conditioned oasis […]

2022 National Homebrew Competition Winners Announced

By Pam Catoe | Jul 2, 2022

Brewed for Success: 2022 National Homebrew Competition Winners Announced  132 medals awarded in world’s largest amateur brewing championship   Press Release The American Homebrewers Association® (AHA) – the national not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the hobby of homebrewing – announced the winners of the 2022 National Homebrew Competition. Winners of the world’s largest amateur homebrew competition were recognized for the most outstanding homemade beer, mead, and cider. 132 medals in 44 categories were awarded to amateur […]

Austin Weekly Beer Releases July 1st

By Dani Schwab | Jul 1, 2022

Austin Weekly Beer Releases and Events  Check out Austin craft beer releases and events that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Map New offerings from breweries that are releasing this week, or offerings that are now returning to the menu after a hiatus. We cannot promise they will still be in stock by the time the weekend comes around, so check the online ordering systems first! As always, check their hours as well. […]

Area Breweries Come Together for Uvalde

By Pam Catoe | Jun 1, 2022

Area Breweries Come Together for Uvalde Bandera Brewery, a brewpub in Bandara, Texas is bringing together local breweries from central Texas for a Beerfest-style fundraiser benefitting the Robb Hill Elementary Memorial Fund. Where: Bandara Brewery, 3540 TX-16, Bandera, TX When: June 4 and 5 from 12-6 p. m. Beer tickets available at the event This weekend, breweries from across the state are coming together to raise funds for those affected by last week’s horrific events […]

Gen Z Alcohol Trends Report Paints Complicated Picture for Craft Beer

By Aaron Stevens | May 29, 2022

Gen Z Alcohol Trends Report Paints Complicated Picture for Craft Beer The global COVID-19 pandemic has been among the most disruptive events in the history of craft beer. Thousands of breweries have had to make fundamental, business-altering decisions on the fly. As craft beer emerges from the COVID years, breweries will have to reassess the consumer landscape and adjust their businesses. A crucial piece of the puzzle is the arrival of Generation Z as legal […]

Austin Woman Magazine Honors Local Brewery Co-Founder

By Pam Catoe | May 23, 2022

Austin Woman Magazine Honors Local Brewery Co-Founder Amy Cartwright, co-founder, and President of Independence Brewing Co. takes home the first-ever Austin Women’s Way award in the Beverage and Culinary Arts Austin Woman magazine hosts the Woman’s Way Business Awards annually, recognizing and promoting women business owners and community leaders across a variety of categories. In its 7th year, the event reflects the magazine’s vision to “uplift and cultivate our community of inspiring women” by celebrating […]

Round Up of Austin Area World Beer Cup Winners

By Pam Catoe | May 17, 2022

In early May, several Austin area breweries took home awards at the prestigious World Beer Cup in Minneapolis. Typically held every two years, the last World Beer Cup was held in 2018 with Pinthouse Pizza taking home two awards, and was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. During this year’s awards ceremony, the Brewers Association announced that the World Beer Cup would be an annual event going forward, held during the annual Craft Brewers […]

Three Texas Breweries Make BA’s Annual Production List

By Aaron Stevens | May 4, 2022

Three Texas Breweries Among Top 50 in Craft Beer Production A trio of familiar Lone Star breweries were among the top 50 craft breweries by production in the country last year according to the Brewers Association. The trade group published their annual Craft Brewing Industry Production Report for 2021 earlier this month. Gambrinus, which owns Shiner Bock maker Spoetzl, came in at #5 on the BA list. CANarchy (the parent company of Austin’s Oskar Blues […]

Statewide Grant Program Breaks Down Barriers to Entry for Aspiring Craft Brewers

By Pam Catoe | May 1, 2022

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 […]

Austin Ale Trail Passports Available Now

By Pam Catoe | Apr 28, 2022

Austin Ale Trail Passports Available Now Austin’s craft beer scene is booming and shows no signs of slowing down. With so many breweries to choose from, visiting them all can be a daunting task. That’s where the Austin Ale Trail comes in, grab a passport for $5 at one of the participating partners, visit local breweries to get a stamp and redeem your passport for unique swag. This year’s passport is a special green passport […]

Adelbert’s Brewery Announces Closure

By Pam Catoe | Apr 27, 2022

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 […]

Women in Beer | Daytona Camps

By Pam Catoe | Apr 26, 2022

Central Texas has a distinct and growing beer culture and women are not only present in every aspect of it from brewers, and 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 Daytona Camps, Brewer, and Brand Ambassador at Celis Brewing. Describe your average week. […]

Marshmallows Are Sticking Around the Craft Beer Scene!

By Sponsored Post | Apr 24, 2022

Marshmallows Are Sticking Around the Craft Beer Scene! This is a sponsored post in partnership with Tavour Just a few years ago, beers brewed with marshmallows were virtually unheard of. Now, the once niche ingredient has grown into one of the trendiest adjuncts in craft beer! But the industry is no stranger to fads coming and going, seemingly overnight. Where one craft movement might lead to a brewing staple, like the New England IPA, others go […]

Free Beer Sampling with Pink Boots Society

By Feature Blogger | Apr 22, 2022

Vista Brewing Facebook event: Join the Pink Boots Society Austin & San Antonio Chapters for a FREE tasting event of area breweries’ 2022 collaboration beers at Vista Brewing on Sunday, April 24 from 12 pm – 2 pm RSVP HERE Join the Austin and San Antonio chapters of the Pink Boots Society to support women in the fermentation industry! Sample a variety of beers and ciders created using the same hop blend. Proceeds from these […]

Suds Monkey Brewing Company – Brewery Profile Update

By David Kulczar | Apr 21, 2022

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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