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.
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.
After 50 years in Austin, the @draughthouse remains a beloved beer institution. Celebrate the tavern and brewery at an anniversary party this weekend:
RT @WhislersATX: It’s National Old Fashioned Week! Celebrate this iconic cocktail with Whisler’s legendary take on this now Austin classic.…
RT @ariauber: The One with the Beef Jerky Garnish: @GeraldinesAustn has created a series of "Friends"-themed cocktails in honor of Friendsg…
Former Grizzelda's and Jacoby's chef has opened an upscale sports bar in Northwest Austin:
Though they say it's doing well, the owners of @FlyingManBeer have put the Pflugerville brewery up for sale:
For the second year running, @NickelCityATX has transformed into Moe's Tavern of "The Simpsons," and it's bigger and better it was last Halloween.
Get revved up for this: ESPN hosts an F1 fan party for car and music lovers during race weekend at @BangersAustin. The U.S. Grand Prix returns the first weekend in November:
Ready to root for the Houston Astros in the World Series starting today? Here are the Austin bars showing the games, some with drink specials:
@UncleBillys closes the Barton Springs brewery and plans move to Dripping Springs — though the new space will focus on ready-to-drink cocktails, not beer.
RT @franktex: We're tapping @SaintArnold Pumpkinator @BillysOnBurnet today with these super scary glasses-6p!
RT @ariauber: Have a scary good time at these Austin bars (and one brewery) that are getting in the Halloween spirit, from @TheRooseveltATX…
How fermentation unites us all through beer, wine, cheese and chocolate. Get ready to taste all of these at the returning Austin Fermentation Festival: via @broylesa
Is there a local craft beer you love so much that you want a nice picture of it on your wall? This fundraiser for breast cancer awareness is counting on it.
RT @stelmobrewing: Beer Release! - Luna - Witbier - 5.5% - This effervescent Belgian-style white is brewed with Grapefruit Peel, Lemon Peel…
Now you can run with the goats at @jesterkingbeer. Every Saturday and Sunday in October, run a mile with the cutest residents of the farmhouse brewery:
RT @AustinBeerworks: Only 2 seats left to our Mothra Killer Strains beer dinner tonight at @drafthouse!!!…
One of Austin's most prominent distilleries is now one of the most accessible. @TreatyOakTX is now open 7 days a week:
RT @ZilkerBeer: Sprechen sie BEER? We do and tons of it! Join us for our annual Oktoberfest party aka Operation Steingräbber this Saturday,…
The owner of @drinkwellaustin has taken on the new role of beverage director at the Contigo family of restaurants. The cocktails are going to taste better than ever:
Texas breweries including @PinthousePizza win big at this year's Great American Beer Festival, raking in 16 total medals.
RT @ariauber: My @liquidaustin latest: New Johnson City distillery, opened by two brothers, delivers moonshine with a long history. https:/…
ICYMI: Snag tickets to one of Austin's best beer and food pairing events, @jesterkingbeer's Funk n' Sour Fest, before they sell out this month.
It's Texas Wine Month. Celebrate the best of our state's wines by pairing them with barbecue. Here's how to do it:
RT @ariauber: Want to explore the many breweries, distilleries and wineries in Dripping Springs and Driftwood? A month-long booze trail ret…
Here's a fun Austin restaurant you can add to your roster of happy hour spots: @kemuritatsu_ya is offering a new daily happy hour menu.
We can do one small thing this week to help save the bees — order this sweet cocktail at five Austin bars. Bee's Knees Week by @BarrHillGin highlights the importance of the world's bees.
It's the first day of fall, but it sure doesn't feel that way. Feel those autumnal vibes anyway with these Austin beers:
A new rye and bourbon from @MilamandGreene redefine Texas whiskey. Both product revive the art of batching in the U.S.
RT @ariauber: Three top Austin restaurants, including @suerteatx and @BrewersTableATX, have teamed up with Central District Brewing to rele…
That's quite an expansion: Portland-based Black Rock Coffee Bar plans to open three Austin locations, with the first slated to open this fall.
EXCLUSIVE: @TXBrewersFest's main beer list is now live, with lots of good stuff on it from nearly 80 breweries around the state.
Ready for fall? @4thtap is, too. The North Austin brewery celebrates the release of the House of Torment Pumpkin Ale with a Friday the 13th party this week.
The Austin-based juice and smoothie shop @JuiceLand opens a new location at the Saltillo mixed-use development in East Austin.
Dust off your dirndls and lederhosen: Oktoberfest in Austin is almost here. Numerous bars and breweries host the fall event starting this weekend.
Nobody panic, but... America is experiencing a shortage of White Claw after the hard seltzer's skyrocketing popularity this summer.
RT @ariauber: Texas brewers like @AustinBeerworks and @UncleBillys are celebrating their new ability to sell beer to go, thanks to law that…
Accio dessert! This magical Harry Potter-themed milkshake awaits at @peachedtortilla this weekend. Reservations are recommended to taste it.
A new season of NFL games kicks off tonight, and there's no better place to watch than a sports bar. Here's where to cheer on your team this season, no matter which one you're rooting for.
RT @UncleBillys: Fresh off the line! In case you missed the news, as of 9/1 you can buy #beertogo in #Texas from breweries. Bring your grow…
ICYMI: New @HiSignBrewing beer has been named in homage to @TitosVodka founder, who has been a mentor and friend to Hi Sign's founder.
At one East Austin bar, there isn't a bottle of alcohol in sight. Sans Bar offers sober fun for anyone who might not want the booze.
RT @ariauber: In today’s @austin360: It’s always vacation at downtown Austin’s speakeasy-like tiki bar, the Lost Lei. But especially today…
RT @nomadicbeer: We’re dropping a new beer today at 6:00pm - it’s called “Tahquamenon Falls”. It’s a crushable beer that harkens back to a…
Here's one more cafe for Austin coffee lovers. @Intelligentsia's first Texas location opens doors next week with baked goods from @EasyTigerATX and Sour Duck Market.
Here's a sweet cause: Help to save the bees with these whisky-based honey cocktails at @halfstepbar and several other local bars this week, in honor of National Honey Bee Day.
RT @ariauber: Look, gin is in. So much so that a new East Austin hotel bar, the Gin Bar, is entirely devoted to the clear, botanical-heavy…
RT @BenMilamWhiskey: Have you ever wanted to pick your own barrel of whiskey and bottle it at cask strength. You can do it with us this Sat…
It's always vacation at downtown Austin's only full-blown tiki bar, the Lost Lei. Feel the tropical vibes daily here, if you can find it, that is.
Find out this year's Official Drink of Austin at the returning @ATXFoodWineAlly event next month, with participating bar teams from @GeraldinesAustn and more:
RT @PedernalesWine: It's not too late to enter the Pedernales Cellars Photo contest! Simply tag a photo of ANY Texas vineyard on Facebook o…
Another @PinthousePizza is coming, but actually, hold the pizza. The brewpub's next Austin spot won't serve pies. Not worry, though: There will be plenty of beer.
We have officially reached the dog days of summer. Here's what to drink to survive the sweltering heat, from @indybrewing lager to @SanJoseHotel frose:
RT @ariauber: In today's @austin360: We have officially reached the zenith of the summer's heat. Here's what to drink to survive this swelt…
One of Austin's best restaurants, @PitchforkPretty, is breaking out all the rum for one month, as part of National Rum Month. It's a reminder the spirit is good for more than tiki:
Happy #IPAday! Austin brewers have plenty to offer when it comes to these hoppy, often hazy styles. Seek out beers today from @PinthousePizza, @BlueOwlBrewing and more.
It's both #tbt and #IPAday. Here's a 2017 story that is still relevant today: These are the best IPAs in Austin, according to local industry pros.
Trouble at the TABC: Five former Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission officers plan to sue the state agency over their terminations, accusing state officials of retaliating against them and firing them without cause.
Gamers and their fans, take note: Austin's first esports bar, Valhalla, opens next month on West Sixth Street.
EXCLUSIVE: @Eastciders has debuted a line of extra dry, 100-calorie ciders that are also lower in alcohol. The line launches next month starting with Brut, a champagne-like cider.
RT @BlueOwlBrewing: Our Green Dot Hop Totem is a Sour Citra IPA that reached 100 SUs, normally 65 SUs. Starting today, we have both version…
RT @ariauber: It's National Tequila Day. (In other words, just another day in Austin, TX.) You probably know what to do about that, but her…
Popular campus-area coffee shop La Tazza Fresca closed in May, but a new cafe and bar is opening in its place in September.
ICYMI: It's summertime. It's hot. Go pick yourself up a lager or two, or head to @AustinBeerGuide's Lager Jam this weekend, which will have 30 Texas lagers (and AC).
RT @ariauber: Love the lager? You know you do. Taste your fill of this refreshing, made-for-summer beer this weekend at @AustinBeerGuide's…
Caffeine and community: A new Austin coffee shop, Craftwork Coffee Co., doubles as a coworking space that you can rent if working remotely is getting a little lonely.
A high-alkaline vodka has launched in Austin, and the two founders say the clean spirit is 'better for you.' Our first look at this new vodka:
RT @ariauber: In today's @austin360: Spritz, please. Here's where to sip Italy's beloved low-alcohol drink in Austin, from @JulietItalian t…
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.
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