Beer? Wine? Spirits? Yes, yes and yes. Our cupboard is fully stocked. Your source for Austin's booze news, from @ariauber of the Austin American-Statesman.
Oh, is that Shakira promoting Austin's @HighBrewCoffee? The headlines don't lie. The singer has joined the caffeinated brand as an investor:
Fredericksburg's @AltstadtBrewery wins big at international beer competition, but it's not the only Austin-area brewery to pick up some medals.
RT @nomadicbeer: 🤓 Need a space to work? 😎 OR a place to pretend to work? 🍺☕️ 💻 We’re now OPEN EARLY ☀️ Every. Single. Day . . . #morningbe…
RT @ariauber: Would you drink pickle-flavored sparkling water? Austin brand @BigSwigWater is counting on it with the launch of Party Pickle…
Austin wine bar favorite @VinoVinoWine has closed temporarily to retool, but it's on "sound financial footing" and expected to open in the next month or two.
New Austin whiskey brand looks to moonshine's women-centric past for inspiration (but don't worry, Saint Liberty Whiskey is an aged product very different from its boozy forebears).
With #StrangersThings3 now on Netflix, the Secret Bar at @WHotelATX has been turned upside down. Check out the nostalgic themed bar starting this week.
Craving cider this summer? It doesn't get much more refreshing than @Eastciders' Lemon Ginger, which is making a return in cans for a limited time. Here's last year's story to know what to expect:
This week, @CelisBeers filed for bankruptcy, avoiding foreclosure. In a statement released yesterday evening, founder Christine Celis acknowledges "the financial model we started with put us in a cash crunch."
ICYMI: Frozen drinks are hot commodities in Austin right now. Find them no matter what part of the city you're in, from @loroaustin to @KingBeeLounge. Here's our guide:
RT @indybrewing: Mark your calendars – we're throwing an InDubpendence Day party at the taproom on Saturday, July 6 to keep the Fourth of J…
RT @ariauber: In today's @austin360: Keep cool this summer with frozen cocktails at bars and restaurants across Austin, from @StillATX to @…
You're going to skip out of work early to watch the U.S. vs. France World Cup quarterfinal, aren't you? Austin bars like @EasyTigerATX will be hosting watch parties this afternoon.
After months of rumors about financial troubles, @CelisBeers will file for bankruptcy next week.
Celebrating their heritage, two local bartenders are bringing their Asian cocktail pop-up — Daijoubu — to @NickelCityATX for two days this weekend.
RT @BenMilamWhiskey: Ben Milam Limited Edition Bourbon Whiskey is Back! You asked for it, you’ve got it. We sold out of our Springtime Sip…
Let #NegroniWeek commence! The annual week of giving back and drinking a beloved classic cocktail returns to Austin bars and restaurants today through Sunday. Here's where to go:
Feel all the tropical vibes at the new East Austin Hotel and its three hotel bars. Each space is distinctive, but they're clearly unified by overlapping design elements and drinks.
RT @ariauber: One of my favorite weeks of the year is back! #NegroniWeek is in full swing at 101 Austin-area bars and restaurants, includin…
Multiple bars around Austin are hosting watch parties for the Women’s World Cup. Here’s where to see the USA vs Sweden game, from @hihatph to @HaymakerAustin.…
RT @ariauber: In today's @austin360: Two world-traveling brothers have put down roots in Austin with their newly open @nomadicbeer, a neigh…
Been wondering what's going in the former Joe's Crab Shack building off Lady Bird Lake? Something good: Dallas-based @cidercade, a cidery and arcade bar, is opening there later this year.
A little PSA for you to do with it what you will...…
South Austin's @nomadicbeer was inspired by the two founding brothers' world travels. Celebrate the grand opening of this neighborhood brewpub this weekend:
10 Austin beers that will help us beat the heat this summer, from @BlueOwlBrewing's Cool & The Gang to @SkullMechanix' Wahrsager Pilsner:
Three Austin cocktail bars are nominees for Tales of the Cocktail's Spirited Awards. @halfstepbar, @NickelCityATX and @TheRooseveltATX are all in the running for the same category:
Dad jokes competitions pop up (ha!) for Father's Day at a couple breweries and a beer bar. (Because Dad wants beer, too, doesn't he?)
Newly renovated @contigoaustin is celebrating its eighth anniversary this weekend with a big party featuring a mechanical bull, drink specials and more.
This is what your dad really wants, right? Spoetzl Brewery, the maker of @ShinerBeer, kicks off Shiner Saturdays on Father's Day weekend with Salt Lick BBQ and more:
Traveling? You don't have to wait until you're all the way in the airport to grab a cup of coffee or a bite. @AustinJava opens location in the cell phone lot of @AUStinAirport, complete with a full bar.
One of California's most well-known breweries, @21stAmendment, is finally coming to Texas this summer. Look for the beers on draft and in six-packs and 12-packs very soon.
Not that you need an excuse to drink pink. But here are 5 ways you can celebrate National Rosé Day this weekend in Austin:
RT @ariauber: Here's some scoop on the @liquidaustin beat: Downtown Austin's only food hall, @faregroundatx, opens a street-level bar, Elli…
An East Austin bar has closed, according to reports, after seven years delivering classic and original cocktails. As of Monday, the space was being gutted:
This weekend, a new Hill Country beer festival, featuring wild ales and lagers from mostly local breweries like @VistaBrewing and @theabgb, highlights the importance of water as an ingredient in beer.
New @indybrewing beer, a hefeweizen with blood oranges, launches with the goal of inspiring voter engagement.…
Celebrate Austin @Eastciders' newest summer flavor with a downtown picnic this weekend at @faregroundatx, where there will be awesome-sounding things like watermelon bowling.
RT @austin360: Revamped HEB on Oltorf and South Congress will feature a beer garden, food hall and stage for live music 🍻🍕🎺…
@RevolutionTexas snagged some wort from @jesterkingbeer, had it spontaneously ferment and then distilled the result. Find out if the new Spirit de Spon tastes anything like Jester King's funky wild ales this weekend:
RT @ariauber: In today's @austin360: Drink pink this summer. Rosé's fresh, crisp flavor profile has been replicated in other types of booze…
Looks like @circlebrew’s new rainbow-colored beer cans are hitting the local market this week, just in time for PRIDE Month. Story:……
RT @ariauber: In today's @austin360: One of Austin's most remote breweries, @12FoxBeer, was founded by two Army veterans. Stationed togethe…
For Memorial Day weekend, stock up on your rosé — including these beers, ciders and mead inspired by the refreshing summertime wine.…
Like a beer you try at your local brewery and want to take a six-pack of it home? Soon, you will. With crucial Texas Senate vote, #BeerToGo is closer than ever to happening.
One of Austin's most remote breweries opens with a focus on European-style beers this Memorial Day weekend. Here's what to expect:…
Next month, @circlebrew will release its summer seasonal in newly redesigned rainbow beer cans. They are a show of support for LGBTQ Texans:…
Looks like it's going to be easier than ever to visit Hill Country brewery @LastStandBrew. It's now open 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, in addition to hours Thursday-Sunday.
RT @WhichCraftMLR: This week at the Tap Room: 5/23 - @THIRSTY_PLANET Cosmic Butterfly Pint Night 5/24 - @512brewing Nitro BBA Pecan Porter…
PHOTOS: At Wonder Bar at @DomainNORTHSIDE, you can ride unicorns and drink out of disco balls. Celebrate the grand opening tonight.
Urban winery @Infinite_Chimp has moved to a much larger warehouse in East Austin. Expect more Texas wine but the same laid-back ambience in this new location:
This new Austin wine festival is wild, literally. Taste your way through the world of natural wine this weekend:
Downtown Austin's only brewery officially launches house beers this weekend with a two-day grand opening celebration.
ICYMI: Texas weather finally made something good happen: this Austin bourbon from @StillATX. Taste it at the release party tomorrow afternoon.
RT @ariauber: Hard rockers Guns N’ Roses are suing @oskarblues for its use of the beer name Guns ‘N’ Rosé without permission. The beer is o…
Celebrate Mother's Day with these Austin events at @yardbar, @BlueOwlBrewing and more local places offering fun beyond brunch.
Rosé has become so popular that it’s not just wine anymore. Breweries and cideries have made their own versions, and now @MeridianHive is releasing a mead, too, with grapefruit, cherry and hibiscus.
Well, Texas' erratic weather was good for something. It helped to produce this tasty bourbon after just one year of aging.
RT @ariauber: ICYMI: @DeepEddyVodka's massive tasting room expansion comes with some pretty cool perks. The distillery is testing some new…
Lime vodka? @DeepEddyVodka is testing out potential flavors that you can try at the distillery’s new tasting room, opening today.
During Austin Cider Week, which kicks off Tuesday, taste your way through local ciders at @EasyTigerATX, @spokesmancoffee and other cider-loving venues.
Margaritas and Mexican lagers are going to make our Sunday this weekend extra festive. Yes, that’s right, Cinco de Mayo is back with all the tequila and beer we can handle. Here's where to go.
Planning your own Derby Day party? Here's how to make a proper mint julep, the official cocktail of the race. (Hint: lots of mint.)
@BenMilamWhiskey has created a whiskey from 11-year-old bourbon intended for all the mint julelps we're going to drink on Derby Day this weekend.
In Texas, grocery stores may soon be able to sell alcohol on Sunday mornings, and breweries could sell beer-to-go. But first, the Texas Senate must approve.
In today's @austin360: Spring isn't over yet. Enjoy this perfect weather at ideal Austin patios at @FSAustin, @KittyCohens and more:
RT @ariauber: So here’s where we stand. The representative who had proposed to table #BeerToGo decided to support the amendment after all.…
RT @ariauber: In today's @austin360: You can pour your own beer at Northwest Austin's @oztaphouse — the state's first bar with self-pour te…
Barks for Beers is back, offering more good brews and good times for Austinites who want to help raise money for @divinecanines. What to know about the popular springtime event:
Texas brewers have one last hope for beer-to-go this year: an amendment to the TABC sunset bill going up for a vote this week.
Looking for Monday night dinner plans? If you go to one of these local restaurants, order the @circlebrew Lady Bird IPA to help keep Austin beautiful for Earth Day.
RT @hopsandgrain: We celebrate #EarthDay 🌎 year-round by making our community greener & giving 1% of our annual revenue to environmental no…
ICYMI: New South Congress Avenue bar, Velouria serves up both coffee and classic cocktails for your a.m. and p.m. needs.
Been dying to relax on the sprawling patio of South Austin Beer Garden? Well, finally you can. The long-awaited bar has a soft opening this weekend. Here's what to expect:
With the advent of CBD, 4/20 will have more events than ever. Tomorrow and beyond, here's where to go in Austin to find CBD in both food and drinks.
ICYMI: Have you had an Austin beer infused with CBD oil yet? Try @nxnwbrew's Dank Sinatra this weekend, which debuts to celebrate 4/20.
RT @whipin: It's Wine Wednesday! Come and enjoy Happy Hour all night on wine as well as $0 corking fee from our retail side! We also still…
This weekend, summer will tease and beckon with the debut of @Eastciders' latest flavor, the Watermelon Cider.
This spring, six Austin beers have released that are, frankly, a little weird, just like our city. Get 'em from @THIRSTY_PLANET, @oddwoodales and other spots.
RT @ariauber: I've noticed that some of the beers releasing in Austin lately are, frankly, weird. From @BlueOwlBrewing's Tropical Brut Ale…
The third all-hours @BennuCoffee opens later this year or early next in the former Highland Mall location. And it'll be quite a bit larger than the other cafes.
Explore the breweries, wineries and distilleries in the Dripping Springs area, such as @FallCreekWines, with a monthlong passport that will offer free tastings and more.
The adult playground, restaurant and bar of @pinstackbowl, a Dallas-based brand, is coming to Austin later this year.
By this summer, @batchatx will sell both house-made kolaches and house-made beers with the opening a brewery. Here's an early look at what to expect:
Austinites have a limited timeframe for patio weather. So here's the guide on where to go before it gets too dang hot, from Mattie's to Bar Peached:
The final season of Game of Thrones is coming. In fact, it’s almost here. Celebrate in advance with these events or head to these watch parties on Sunday.
There's a Willie-themed Austin brunch on 4/20, of course, which just so happens to fall on a Saturday this year.
You can pour your own beer at Northwest Austin's @oztaphouse, a new family-friendly restaurant that has become the first in Texas with self-pour technology.
Think TopGolf but for baseball: @HomeRunDugout opens next week as a sports bar and entertainment venue that lets you play ball in Dell Diamond.
Want to help @TXKeeperCider make one of their next boozy projects? The South Austin cidery is trying to produce a loquat cider but needs more fruit.
@THIRSTY_PLANET's newest seasonal, the Cosmic Butterfly Kettle Sour, will help you celebrate spring — it's a bright purple color.
RT @theabgb: Hey Austin! Our 1st collab beer with @LiveOakBrewing is on tap! BUSHWICK PILS OG- 9.5 IBU- 15 ABV- 3.9 #itsabouttime #justin…
After a year in business, @VistaBrewing has become what you might call the land of beer and honey. It's certainly a Hill Country escape. What to know about this picturesque brewery:
Get excited for the final season of "Game of Thrones" with this juicy IPA from @nxnwbrew, a beer named for your fave GoT plot twist.
RT @ariauber: In today's @austin360: Looking for a Hill Country escape? You might call @VistaBrewing the land of beer and honey. This profi…
Austin's newest canned kombucha, called Greenbelt, might make you want to head outside. The low-calorie drink is also lower on sugar than others in the market.
RT @oddwoodales: Well hey there. Special treat for those coming to the 1 year anniversary party, we’re tacking on our first small batch can…
RT @CraftPAC_TX: Thanks to #ATXcouncil for being an ally in the fight for #BeerToGo!… @liquidaustin #TXlege #FixTexa…
Austin City Council has declared support for a pair of bills in the Texas legislature that would allow the state's breweries to sell beer to-go:
ICYMI: South Austin Beer Garden plans to open soon on Manchaca Road with 'backyard party' vibes and more.
Play ball! And drink beer. As we celebrate the start of another season of @astros baseball, make sure to grab a six-pack of @karbachbrewing Crawford Bock.
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