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Celebrate American Craft Beer Week

By Pam Catoe | May 10, 2021’s annual salute to craft beer kicks off today with American Craft Beer Week, a spring celebration of local beer […]

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Austin Weekly Beer Releases May 7th

By Dani Schwab | May 7, 2021

Austin Weekly Beer Releases Check out Austin craft beer releases that are happening around town this week. Austin Area Brewery Map […]

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Texas Craft Brewers Festival Austin 2021

By Pam Catoe | May 7, 2021

Texas Craft Brewers Festival Returns To Austin on October 23, 2021 It’s Back! Save the Date for the State’s Largest […]

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Barks For Beers 2021

By Feature Blogger | May 6, 2021

Dogs + beer + a good cause = Barks for Beers 2021 A local nonprofit called Divine Canines is coordinating an […]

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512 Brewing Whiskey Barrel Aged Double Pecan Porter

A Story about 512 Brewing Whiskey Barrel Aged Double Pecan Porter

By Irina Plakas | Mar 12, 2013

A Story about 512 Brewing Whiskey Barrel Aged Double Pecan Porter April 2012 was the first time Rich and I came to visit an old high school friend in Austin. Our first night out in Austin we asked him to drop us off downtown. We […]

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My First Homebrew

By Rich Plakas | Mar 6, 2013

A few years ago a friend of mine(not into craft beer) gifted me a Mr. Beer kit for Christmas. At the time I didn’t cook( I can burn water) so it just sat in a closet. When we moved to Austin, I decided to take the […]

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Tap List Update @ Whole Foods, Bee Caves Austin

By Irina Plakas | Mar 5, 2013

Here is today’s updated Craft Beer List at the Buzz Bar in Whole Foods, Bee Caves. I had the Primus by Live Oak Brewing which was very nice at 8% ABV.         The bartender Seth was very pleasant and knowledgeable as always in […]

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New to the Craft Beer Community

By Feature Blogger | Feb 26, 2013

If you are new to craft beer, one thing you’ll notice right away is the sense of community. For those of us who grew up with the corporate beer culture, you know hot babes, beer bongs, 6er of the good stuff (which was new castle […]

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Day 3 of Firestone Walker Austin Release Events

By Rich Plakas | Feb 21, 2013

Still plenty of Firestone Walker Release Events today including two tastings: Firestone Walker Tasting – 02/21/2013 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm @ Spec’s #61Brodie Firestone Walker Tasting – 02/21/2013 at 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm @ Whole Foods HQ Firestone Walker Release – 02/21/2013 at 6:00 pm […]

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Don’t Judge a Beer by its Color

By Feature Blogger | Feb 21, 2013

One of the first things I noticed when started to drink real beer instead of sports advertised, super cold, tasteless, trouble fuel that so many of us grew up on, was the color. There’s a natural tendency to make assumptions about what the taste, and […]

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Firestone Walker Invades Austin – Part Deux

By Rich Plakas | Feb 20, 2013

Its the second day of Firestone Walker Austin, Texas invasion! Today, Wednesday February 20 there are 4 Release Events: Firestone Walker Release – 02/20/2013 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm @ HomeField Grill Firestone Walker Release – 02/20/2013 at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm @ Pinthouse Pizza […]

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Firestone Walker Invades Austin – Part 1

By Rich Plakas | Feb 19, 2013

Firestone Walker is finally here in Austin, Texas!!! Today, Tuesday February 19 there are 3 Release Parties: Firestone Walker Launch Dinner – 02/19/2013 at 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm @ Flying Saucer (Sold Out) Firestone Walker Release Party – 02/19/2013 at 5:00 pm @ Banger’s Sausage House […]

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Craft Pride Austin Craft Beer

Craft Pride Grand Opening February 28!!

By Rich Plakas | Feb 15, 2013

With 54 Texas Beers on Tap, ‘Craft Pride’ Provides Local Brews & Unique Pours From half pints to beer flights, one-of-a-kind craft-only beer bar opens on Rainey St on Feb 28th Austin, TX (February 15, 2013) – Rainey Street’s newest resident Craft Pride announced today […]

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Austin Brewery Tours & Tastings are in Full Swing!

By Rich Plakas | Feb 2, 2013

Weekends offer lots of choices for Craft Beer enthusiasts in and around Austin when it comes to Brewery Tours & Tastings! This Saturday February 2 we have 5 Brewery Tour & Tastings going on! Thirsty Planet Brewing* Sat 11am – 3pm Hops & Grain* Sat […]

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