Category Archives: Brew

2015 Brew Riot Homebrew Competition Recap

  By: Daniel Twardowski All good brewers start out the same: as homebrewers. Not constrained by the pressures of quotas and commercial grain bills, they have a free hand to…

The Hay Merchant: Craft beer, Food, and Sports

Describing The Hay Merchant to anyone that has never been there will make it sound like a cheesy sports bar, but thankfully this Westheimer mainstay is anything but. Does it…

Shiner Beer Answers, ‘Why is there a ram on the label’?

Here is a from video from the Spoetzl Brewery explaining why there is a ram on the Shiner beer labels.  Well… sort of:  

Real Ale Brewing Having a Gose Pre-Release Party

Real Ale Brewing Company will have a special Gose pre-release party at the brewery on May 23rd, 2015.  The party will give fans of this summer seasonal an opportunity to…

Los Texmaniacs Preview Album at Alamo Beer Company

Grammy award winners, Los Texmaniacs, will be at Alamo Beer Company on Friday May 8th to preview their latest album, ‘Americano Groove’. Critics have said this album is ‘the landmark…

The Untapped Festival Comes to Austin

When the announcement was made that Austin was now part of the Untapped Fest lineup; which includes Houston, Fort Worth and Dallas, my initial reaction was, ‘well it’s about time!’….

Pints in the Park Announced for May 9th in Waco, TX

UPDATE: Event organizers announced via social media that Texas barbecue staple, Kreuz Market, will be attending the event. (updated by D. Laurel) pring is here and that means the Brew…

2015 Houston Firkin Fest Brewery Details

On March 26th, 2015 from 2-6pm, fans of Texas beer can visit Hennessy Park in Houston for an abundant selection of cask conditioned beers from some of the top beer…

2015 Fort Worth Untapped Fest Brewery Lineup Revealed

Untapped Fest took to Instagram to release the brewery information: Official Announcement! Here’s the brewery line up for #UntappedFest #FortWorth. We’re excited to bring these great beers to you along…

Texas House Bill 3389 Could Hurt Texas Brewers

This is a post from Flood Distribution, posted with permission: mong a handful of significant bills advancing the cause of Texas craft brewing this legislative session, a distributor-backed piece of…

Karbach Brewing Co. Is Hiring

Part of the growing pains include finding additional staff to accommodate the growing crowds.  Karbach Brewing Company has been slated as one of the fastest growing breweries in the U.S.,…

Real Ale Brewing Co. Gets Makeover

Real Ale Brewing Company has been one of the pioneers of Texas’ craft beer industry. Having been around since 1996, Real Ale decided it was time to give its branding…