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.
The long-awaited @HoldOutBrewing opens next week near downtown Austin, serving canned beer and burgers for curbside pick-up.
RT @ariauber: Opening during covonavirus, @HumblePint brings Pacific Northwest vibes to Leander. My @liquidaustin profile of this week-old…
RT @RealAleBrewing: A NEW🌟fun lager from our pilot brewhouse, Turtleneck & Chain was inspired by the Lonely Island video. This “light” bee…
The new VET Beer, contract brewed at @rentschbrewery, is an American lager for American heroes. (Its launch into Central Texas was delayed by the pandemic.)
Georgetown's new Barking Armadillo Brewing opened two weeks before the widespread coronavirus closures. How the fledgling brewery is making it work during the pandemic:
RT @ariauber: Georgetown's new Barking Armadillo Brewing opened two weeks before the coronavirus pandemic closed its doors. Now, the owners…
RT @RealAleBrewing: What are y'all drinking this weekend? Celebrate the #GreatTexasBeerRun 🍻 with some Real Ale. We have curbside Beer TO-G…
Our next Austin Cocktails at Home installment comes courtesy of reader request. Here's how to make @contigoaustin's sparkling sangria, featuring bubbly rosé. (Yes, please.)
ICYMI: A couple of Austin breweries, @stelmobrewing & @AustinBeerworks, didn't let the pandemic stop them from collaborating. They just did it virtually.
How about hand sanitizer derived from rosé? Fredericksburg winery @LostDrawCellars is now offering free bottles of the sanitizer with purchases of its wine.
RT @FallCreekWines: Wonder Women of Wine is starting “Texas Tuesday” series showcasing women who are driving the Texas wine industry to new…
Have you been missing @WhislersATX' Old Fashioned? You're in luck: Our current Austin Cocktails at Home installment includes the recipe for this popular drink. And if there's a particular recipe you'd like to see featured, let us know.
RT @ariauber: The first Austin brewery to close permanently because of lost revenue from the coronavirus is @nxnwbrew. The 20-year-old brew…
As of this week, @karbachbrewing beers, including an upcoming collaboration done with Aaron Franklin, will benefit service industry relief through the @SouthernSmokeTX Foundation.
RT @ZilkerBeer: The first ever distro of Icy Boys is today.👏Our super strong guys will be dropping that freshly canned rice lager at these…
RT @oddwoodales: THURSDAY SERVICE INDUSTRY SPECIAL! If you were recently laid off and need some provisions on the cheap, call us today betw…
RT @ariauber: A new Dripping Springs brewery, Fitzhugh, is still in the works for a summer opening, with construction ongoing. Consider it…
ICYMI: Austin breweries including @stelmobrewing join worldwide beer collaboration, @OtherHalfNYC's All Together, to help struggling service industry.
Missing the cocktails at your favorite Austin bars? Our new weekly series, Austin Cocktails at Home, will feature recipes from some of these spots, starting with @TheRooseveltATX:
RT @ariauber: Austin breweries join a worldwide beer collaboration, All Together, to help the service industry decimated by the coronavirus…
One Texas winery is giving back to frontline workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic by donating bottles of wine. "We know (they) deserve much more than that, but it’s the least we can do,” the Signor Vineyards owner said.
You might be seeing numbers that booze sales are up amid the coronavirus pandemic, but that doesn't mean things are rosy for Texas craft breweries. They have seen an average 71% plunge in revenue with taprooms, bars closed.
RT @WilliamChrisVin: Have you joined for one of our virtual tastings yet? They keep getting better and better... and we've got a great one…
Why tempranillo, a hardy, versatile red grape from Spain, has become Texas' defining wine. Winemakers including @PedernalesWine, @SpicewoodWine make it in spades.
ICYMI: One of Austin's oldest pubs, @draughthouse, is now offering beer to go through online ordering. Get a growler full of mostly Texas craft beer to take home.
RT @ariauber: Frankly excited at the thought I can still get @JulietItalian's Aperol Spritz, a @TreatyOakTX cocktail and @guerostacobar mar…
RT @PinthouseRR: Due to our community’s incredible support & numerous requests to help, we're now making eGift Cards available. To purchase…
Don't be intimidated by the idea of whipping up a cocktail at home to satisfy that craving. Here's our guide to making mixed drinks in your kitchen:
A small, boozy bright spot: Service industry workers who have been laid off because of the coronavirus pandemic can pick up one free six-pack each of @Eastciders starting today through Sunday.
RT @TwinLiquors: A reminder for our customers: A rumor has been spreading that liquor stores across the country would be closing this week.…
RT @HopsquadBrewing: How’s your quarantine going? Wanna try some new stuff from the safety of your couch? We’re releasing two new beers tod…
Get margarita kits from @torchystacos ( and other cocktail kits from @Pluckers ( to enjoy while at home.
RT @ariauber: How mass closures during the #coronavirus pandemic will be "devastating" for the craft beer industry. @TXCraftBrewers is work…
Remember how you can't make hand sanitizer using @TitosVodka? Well, now the Austin brand is going to do just that, aiming for an initial run of 24 tons of the stuff.
Coronavirus in Austin: Get cocktails delivered to your door by local bartenders with @SourcedCocktail's new program.
RT @Brewbound: 99% of Craft Brewery Businesses Being Impacted by COVID-19, @BrewersAssoc Survey Finds. Story: http…
Austin-area whiskey distillery @MilamandGreene has joined the effort of other distilleries across the country to produce free hand sanitizer for whoever needs it during the coronavirus pandemic.
PHOTOS: Austin bars and restaurants, including Irish pub @bdrileysaustin, were forced to close on St. Patrick's Day because of the coronavirus. St. Patrick's Day is normally the biggest day of the year for the bar:
Breweries in Austin have to close their taprooms for now, but their beer-to-go operations are alive and well. Pick up local beer to enjoy at home at @circlebrew, @HopsquadBrewing and more:
How booze businesses in Austin, including @circlebrew and @TreatyOakTX, are taking precautions amid rising cases of #coronavirus. They are canceling events but not tasting room hours:
RT @ariauber: The latest event to be canceled as a result of #coronavirus spread is the Craft Brewers Conference, the largest gathering of…
Starting today, a boozy boba tea pop-up from @labobatory returns to Austin, setting up shop at Bar Peached.
RT @ariauber: Love how this latest @liquidaustin story turned out: How Austin's music is an ingredient in @NineBanded Whiskey. The local br…
ICYMI: @RichardsRainH2O has ditched plastic bottles to be more eco-friendly. Now, the still water comes in aluminum cans:
Finally, @TitosVodka has a downtown Austin store, though there's one small hitch. It doesn't sell booze at all.
EXCLUSIVE: @Eastciders debuts a line of spiked seltzers that launch in Austin stores and at the east side tasting room.
RT @ariauber: Heads up: @HopsquadBrewing celebrates its grand opening Leap Day this weekend (noon start). Here's my profile of the colorful…
ICYMI: Two beloved Austin brands, @EasyTigerATX and @jesterkingbeer, are among nation's best, according to USA Today's 10Best. Vote for them now.
Austinites don't need an excuse to drink margaritas, our favorite alcoholic beverage, but tomorrow is #NationalMargaritaDay. Plan accordingly:
Why, yes, a Texas Hill Country winery is hosting a badass live music show in May with Norah Jones, the Revivalists and more. Tickets to the two-day @SpicewoodWine event go on sale soon.
RT @ariauber: One of Austin's best restaurants has teamed up with a top Texas winery, @WilliamChrisVin, to release a bold, unusual red wine…
Next week, @TwinLiquors' dollar sale returns to help you stock up on that pricey bottle of booze you've been eyeing. Mark your calendar.
Have you heard the news? @EasyTigerATX's third beer garden location is coming to South Austin. Taking over the shuttered Red's Porch, it's expected to open late this year with more beer and baked goods:
RT @ariauber: Whoa! @EasyTigerATX is taking over the shuttered Red's Porch location in South Austin with a multi-level bakery and beer gard…
Austin's only train-to-brewery tour returns this weekend, taking participants to four breweries including @blackstarcoop and @TheBrewtorium.
FIRST LOOK: Austin-based country group Midland launches a tequila brand in the midst of Road to the Rodeo tour:
Opening TODAY: Austin's first natural wine bar, LoLo, doubles as a bottle shop with about 150 vintages to choose from. And did we mention this homey hangout is on East Sixth Street?
RT @ariauber: Austin's first natural wine bar, LoLo, opens this weekend on a bustling section of East Sixth Street. Doubling as a bottle sh…
RT @hopsandgrain: NEW BEER ALERT! This patio-pounder is named after one of @hopsandjosh ‘s favorite @phish tunes: “Fluffhead”, Hazy Blonde…
First look: @BeerburgBrewing is the newest brewery to open on the boozy Fitzhugh Road, where Jester King and other beverage makers are also located.
ICYMI: @VistaBrewing has made the first Texas sotol barrel-aged beer, as part of a collaboration with Desert Door Distilling and the Fairmont Austin.
Breaking the mold: @BrewersTableATX taps into umami flavors using Japanese koji in beer.
Plan to watch the Super Bowl this weekend? Here's where to see the big game in Austin, from @Pluckers to @fresaschicken:
RT @ariauber: New @austin360 story from me: @BrewersTableATX taps into umami using Japanese koji in both beer and food. Fascinating things…
The new @punchbowlsocial and Bouldin Acres bring adult playground-bar fun to downtown and South Austin. Here's what to expect:
Have beers with the squad: @HopsquadBrewing has been open for about a month in North Austin's hoppin' brewery district. Here's what to know.
Science-loving bar @TipsyAlchemist opens an Austin outpost on Rainey Street today. Here's what to expect:
RT @ariauber: .@StrangeLandBrew has settled into its new, bigger home in Georgetown with the release of a limited beer. No Collusion is a R…
One of @ShinerBeer's most clamored-for limited releases, Prickly Pear, is back in bottles and cans. Get this tart treat while you can:
Nonalcoholic cocktails are easier than ever to find in Austin at bars such as @punchbowlsocial, @TheRooseveltATX and more, whether you're cutting out booze for Dry January or more long-term:
Important booze news: @WhiteClaw is sponsoring this year's #SXSW, and the Internet is so ready for it:
Beer lovers will soon start noticing that @oskarblues cans got a makeover. The full lineup, including the iconic Dale's Pale Ale, recently received a snappy new look:
ICYMI: The 2010s were a big decade for craft breweries. Some of these beer makers made more of an impact than others. In Austin, these significant breweries include @theabgb and @stelmobrewing:
Have you been to the new @HopsquadBrewing in North Austin? It opened just before year's end. Here's a first look:
Have you made your New Year's Eve plans yet? Here's a guide to things you can do today, from fancy to totally casual:
Throw axes, drink beer at the new Hatchet Alley entertainment venue in Southeast Austin. But ax-throwing isn't all you can enjoy there:
It got cold before Christmas. Yes! Stay cozy with hot cocktails at these Austin bars and restaurants, from @WhislersATX to @RadioCoffeeBeer.
Heads up that this nostalgic holiday pop-up launches today: And this one devoted to Hanukkah launched yesterday:
A boozy bus tour this weekend will take you to 3 of Austin's most festive bars, including @revelryatx. Enjoy holiday cocktails and more on Santa's Sleigh Ride:
A wine to pair with sushi? @UchiAustin helped to create one, and the unusual white wine blend is available now at Uchi restaurants and Uchiko.
A nitro coffee blonde ale? It might not seem like your typical winter seasonal, but @indybrewing's Up & Down: Brazil beer is worth stocking up on now.
Your best bet for boozy eggnog this holiday season is at @Peche_Austin, which has brought back the Six Weeks of Eggnog program featuring riffs on the beloved holiday drink.
RT @ariauber: A tasty new chapter in Georgetown: The women-owned @larkandowlbooks, north of Austin, hopes the novel bistro-and-books model…
Meanwhile in Austin, another brewery is gearing up to open in the spring, offering family-friendly vibes and plenty of entertainment options. Expect a bocce court and more outside the taproom:
Like Jello-O shots? This Austin company gave them a glow-up and can ship them to a half-dozen states just in time for holiday festivities.
Don't miss Donn's Depot on Mondays this month: A longtime live music residency meets holiday decorations.
Need an escape from family members this Thanksgiving? Or a place to entertain them? Here are 5 bars and a brewery that are open on the holiday:
RT @ariauber: In today's @austin360: How to pair craft beer with your Thanksgiving feast, with tips via @stelmobrewing. Wine seems like an…
Opening for the first time today is Emmer & Rye's first bar concept, Kalimotxo, serving up Basque-style tapas adjacent to upcoming restaurant Hestia.
There are more holiday-themed bars in Austin than ever this year, starting with @theeleanoratx's Miracle on 5th Street and @NickelCityATX's Sippin' Santa next week.
This weekend is our final chance to explore the East Austin Studio Tour. Make sure you enjoy @thirsty_planet's EAST beer, made in collaboration with a local artist, while you're at it:
The holidays are coming up fast! @GeraldinesAustn is getting into the spirit by bringing the South Pole to Austin next month:
ICYMI: @GeraldinesAustn has created "Friends"-themed cocktails in honor of Friendsgiving this month, with lots of nods to the show.
RT @ariauber: In today's @austin360: An Austin artist teamed up with @thirsty_planet for a new EAST beer. EAST (East Austin Studio Tour, th…
Central Machine Works opens today as a massive brewery and beer garden in East Austin. Here's the first look at this German-style beer hall:
FIRST LOOK: A massive new @punchbowlsocial opens in downtown Austin next month with a grand opening party. Here's what to expect.
Just in time for wintry festivities, @Eastciders has released a new seasonal cider: sangria. It's a wine-like cider made with lots of fruit beyond apple.
East Austin's @batchatx has officially launched its new brewery with a funky, fruity focus. Here's a look at the beer program:
Celebrate the grand opening of two Austin breweries this weekend: @batchatx's new brewery and @HedgehogATX.
In celebration of Friendsgiving, @GeraldinesAustn has created "Friends"-themed cocktails that you can order throughout this month.
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