Posts Tagged ‘beer

(map) This fun take on “elevated pub food” opened last month near the Four Points. We were invited to a special tasting for the media, serving a menu of smaller versions of the regular dishes. Above, the Farmhouse Pub Burger featuring local Akaushi wagyu beef, Guinness cheddar, house-cured bacon, and of course,

It starts this Friday! So if you’re thinking of going this year, here’s a look at last year. Fantastic weather drew record crowds to this historic German town. From beer and bratwurst to bungee-jumping and the Chicken Dance, it’s a great time for folks young, old and in-between. Colorful costumes, whether authentic or silly, and

(map) Like a proud hipster phoenix, Proof & Cooper rises from the ashes of the former Bert ‘n Ernie’s location near Drippin’. And what a transformation it is! Those of you familiar with that quirky-yet-almost-comically-dilapidated biker bar will be amazed. Craft cocktails, craft beers on tap, live music, and best of all,

  (map) What better way to celebrate Texas Independence than all month long? And with $1 Lone Star beer? Starting March 1st, Rudy’s Bar-B-Q does just that. Cheers! Rudy’s Bar-B-Q website

(map) Every Friday is Tour Day at this 18-year-old craft brewery in Blanco. While you wait for your tour, there’s plenty of beer sampling to be had from an ever-changing menu. Above, this Devil’s Backbone Tripel really hit the spot. You can sample beers

(map) Looking for a “brews-cruise” that’s really close by? “Hops” on over to the brand-new tasting room at Infamous Brewing off Hudson Bend Road. Since just starting to brew last year, these guys have become, well, infamous for their IPA, their Hijack cream ale and Bugsy’s Brush Fire amber. They’ve gradually

Hye Market Grows

In: Drinking

27 Dec 2013

(map) We’ve posted previously about this “Hye end” market and tasting room here. Since then, it’s expanded into the historic post office space next door. The post office, which was established here in 1904, is one of the longest continuously operating offices in America. (One postmaster served for 60 years, the longest

(map) If you’re heading to Johnson City to check out the holiday lights, you should also check out this brewpub. It’s on the courthouse square, next to the old jail. Hence the name for their first brew: County Jail Pale Ale. They’ve got several others on tap, as well as a nice selection of local wines. […]

Austin Beer Week

In: Drinking

11 Oct 2013

Ready for beer, beer, and more beer (with lots of awesome food thrown in, too)? Austin Beer Week starts in two weeks, and runs for ten days with over 200 events involving brews and food. Places participating out West include The Barber Shop Brewpub, The Dig Pub, Jester King Brewery, Whole Foods, Thirsty Planet Brewing, […]

Coming Soon

In: Drinking

24 Sep 2013

(map) They’ve got electricity, brewing tanks, even six-pack holders – Twisted X Brewing Company is almost ready to go at their new brewery in Dripping Springs. Keep up with all the goings-on and their opening-party dates on their Facebook page here. Caw!


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