Craft Beer & Crawfish | 2023

By Dani Schwab | Mar 29, 2023

Craft Beer & Crawfish | Where to Find the Best Boils in Austin It’s that time of year and in-person […]

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Austin Spring 2023 Craft Beer Celebrations

By Dani Schwab | Mar 27, 2023

Austin Spring Craft Beer Events Every year, spring brings a volatile weather pattern for Texans with wide swings in temperature […]

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The Beerists | 565 – Blindfold Challenge 2023 – Grant Edition

By Feature Blogger | Mar 27, 2023

The Beerists | 566 – Return To Hong Kong The Beerists podcast is recorded in Austin, TX and each week […]

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Celis Brewery gets the spotlight with new book from San Antonio author

By Arianna Auber | Mar 26, 2023

Chances are, if you are a longtime Austin resident who loves craft beer, you know the name Pierre Celis. You […]

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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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Texas New Brewery Profile: Revolver Brewing

By Feature Blogger | Dec 4, 2012

Hi there fellow Austinites, this is Josh from over at The Austin Entrepreneur. I originally started writing about the Texas, and more specifically, the Austin beer scene because of its relative newcomer status in the word of American craft beers. There’s something to be said […]

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Tap List at @WholeFoodsATX Bee Cave

By Rich Plakas | Oct 8, 2012

I stopped in today and had a @THIRSTY_PLANET Jittery Monk…liked it so much I picked up a growler!! Thirsty Planet(ATX) Jittery Monk – Coffee Dubbel 8%ABV 512 Brewing(ATX) Pecan Porter 6.8%ABV Deep Ellum(Dallas) IPA 7%ABV Great Divide(Colorado) Wolfgang Doppelbock 8%ABV Dogfish Head (Delaware) Punkin 7%ABV Great […]

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512 Brewing Craft Beer Austin

512 Brewery Tours Start Nov 10

By Rich Plakas | Oct 5, 2012

512 Brewery Tours Start Nov 10 Click here to reserve your spot  

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Win 2 Tickets to Flying Saucer’s BeerFeast Taking Place This Saturday Sept 29 1-7pm

By Rich Plakas | Sep 27, 2012

You need to be following us @CraftBeerATX, @FlyingSaucerAUS & you need to tweet the following: Follow @CraftBeerATX & @FlyingSaucerAUS to win 2 Tix to #BeerFeast taking place Saturday Sept 29 1-7p! #CraftBeer #ATX   We will randomly pick a winner Friday night(9.28) at 11pm […]

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Tap List @WholeFoodsATX Bee Caves 9.26.12

By Rich Plakas | Sep 26, 2012

Live Oak Oaktoberfest 5.8% Wasatch Pumpkin 4% New Belgium Cocoa Mole 9% & Spicy hot! (Lips of Faith Series) Dogfish Punkin 7% Great Divide Hercules DIPA 10% (Can you handles it?!?!) Dogfish Raison D’Etre 8% Boulevard Saison-Brett 8.5%

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SunriseMiniMart Just got in a nice shipment of beers

By Rich Plakas | Sep 20, 2012

Sunrise Minimart Today beers 1. Ommegang SCYTHE & SICKLE harvest ale. 2. DFH PUNKIN ALE & 120 3. Lagunitas L S W 4. Full sail P D B @SunriseMiniMart  

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