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.
It's almost the best (wurst) time of the year: Wurstfest. The New Braunfels festival celebrating beer and sausage has announced the dates it's returning this fall. via @amandamodo
Scoop: Popular Scotch whisky brand William Grant & Sons is diving into a distinctly American spirit — that of bourbon. Fistful of Bourbon launches in Texas first:
Not sure where to go for happy hour? Well, guess what: It's National Rum Day. Celebrate with a tiki cocktail at one of these Austin bars and restaurants:
RT @Eastciders: Happy #NationalRumDay! How else would we celebrate than with an old fashioned, frozen Pineapple Piña Colada. Cheers! 2 c…
The Native Texan pilsner was originally a new summer seasonal from @indybrewing. But it has become so celebrated around the state it's now a year-round brew. Details on the beer:
It's still summer, but you can make it feel like fall by sipping @Eastciders' new limited Spiced Cider, now in cans and on draft.
ICYMI: This weekend, @circlebrew will debut its seasonal Beto beer in the hopes of drawing people to the polls in November.
There's a Beyonce-themed brunch at @traceatx this weekend. With themed cocktails and Beyonce songs. You know what to do.
Yes, finally: Austin has a new tropical-themed bar with the opening this week of Last Straw, a colorful space devoted to tiki-esque cocktails.
One of the coziest happy hour retreats in town has upped its offerings. Wink Wine Bar introduces an expanded bar menu, including a roster of burgers: via @TheFeed360
RT @ariauber: Beto in beer form: Meet @circlebrew's new civic-minded seasonal, on tap starting in mid-August through the November elections…
RT @littlewoodrow: #NEWBEER ALERT!! Introducing Woody's Pale Ale, a special collaboration Pale Ale brewed by Breckenridge Brewery exclusive…
RT @Eastciders: We are so excited to announce our latest, limited-release Spiced Cider flavor! We will be celebrating the launch at @EastT…
North Austin brewery @circlebrew is diving into political waters with the debut of its new civic-minded pale ale, the Beto beer.
Longhorn fans, are you ready for football season? The new ‘Bevo Boulevard’ will feature food trucks, $5 beer as part of new pre-game tailgate. via @bevobeat
Austinites can help restore the iconic Battleship Texas with a visit to @F_and_A_Brewing next weekend, which is hosting a Come and Save It fundraiser.
Have you tried @ShinerBeer's new Dewberry Tart Ale yet? We've got opinions about it.
East Austin bar @WhislersATX has created a movie-themed cocktail menu that is sure to help us get through these late summer days.
It's International Beer Day! Celebrate with the news that having wine or a couple beers a day could be the recipe for a long life.
Austin-based business @TwinLiquors is expanding into Dallas after acquisition of a liquor store chain based there. via @aasbusiness
RT @ariauber: Texas distillery @garrisonbros has added a sweet ingredient to its newest bourbon. Make no mistake: The HoneyDew with @Burles…
RT @B52Brewing: AUSTIN, TX CAN RELEASE! August 10 @ 6pm - 4 craft beer shops releasing 16oz cans of Summer Wardrobe: Shorts 🤘🏼🍻 https://t.c…
RT @UncleBillys: It’s #NationalIPADay!! Look for #UncleBillys #GreenRoom IPA at beer retailers across Texas, or stop by our taproom on Bart…
These are the best IPAs in Austin, according to local industry pros. As always, @PinthousePizza is top of the list. A #tbt story in honor of IPA Day:
After heating up in Austin, four bars, including Jack & Ginger's Irish Pub, are making a push into Houston. via @gdinges
10 Austin bars and taprooms where the food is as good as the drinks, from @hopfieldsaustin to @OasisTXBrewing.
RT @HiSignBrewing: One day closer to you, Austin. #hisignbrewing @liquidaustin
The Lobby Bar at @FSAustin is in the middle of a renovation that will transform it into the Live Oak bar, featuring an expansive outdoor deck. Details via @kristinfinan:
Scallywag, a punk rock and craft beer festival, is coming to @austin360Amp in September. Tickets go on sale this weekend:
RT @8thWonderBrew: See y’all in a few days, Austin. #8thWonder #Austin
Later this week, @8thWonderBrew will start spreading its Houston-loving gospel and tasty canned brews to Austin. The brewery is now distributing here through @browndist.
RT @ariauber: So excited the Houston brewery @8thWonderBrew is launching its beers in Austin for the first time next month. The beers are o…
Within a year of opening its first Austin coffee shop with a liquor license, @HoundstoothATX is debuting its next location at Rock Rose this fall.
It's the MoviePass for Austin beer: @PintHub app provides free beer with membership.
Austin's beloved @TitosVodka has teamed up to launch the first-ever bartender bot, which can help you make cocktails for your next party.
Austin's @FrontyardBrew might not have a taproom just yet, but you can find its full-flavored beers at local hangouts like @PinthousePizza. A family-friendly brewery is in the works:
Happy National Tequila Day! Here's where to celebrate this boozy holiday in Austin, from Mexican spots like @guerostacobar to tequila-loving @oddduckaustin.
Your definitive guide to day drinking in Austin: Where to go, what to order and more. Places like Hank's, @OasthouseGastro have the afternoon cocktails for you.
RT @ariauber: There are always socially acceptable times to day drink in Austin. Have a lunch beer while you work at @LazarusBrewing, take…
Celebrate National Tequila Day with a sweet, boozy treat: Playa Real Tequila-infused donuts at Sunset Valley shop @BougiesDonuts.
The Second Street District is getting an infusion of Asian flavors with the opening of She's Not Here, a restaurant and cocktail bar featuring tropical-influenced libations. via @TheFeed360
Drink beer for a good cause. Battleship Texas needs funds to be preserved as the icon it is, and Texas breweries like Austin's @F_and_A_Brewing are stepping in to help.
RT @ariauber: In today's @austin360: It's only getting hotter this summer. Austin bars and restaurants, from @NickelCityATX to @oddduckaust…
RT @AustinBeerGuide: We'll be judging (drinking) at @TheBrewtorium's Dad Jokes Contest this Sunday (7/22). Non-dads welcome! Register to b…
The East Austin location of @HoundstoothATX is now offering all-day happy hour, so start making those day-drinking plans.
Pining for "Game of Thrones"? At least @BreweryOmmegang has released a new round of beers inspired by the HBO epic. Most recently was one named for Cersei, a sour blonde ale.
These are the best date spots in Austin, according to OK Cupid. From Midnight Cowboy to @TheDriskill, there's something for every kind of evening for two.
RT @Eastciders: Cider Slush is officially back in business, y'all! 🙌 Ruby Red Grapefruit with Agave Wine and Grapefruit bitters. (More fla…
The app-based coffee kiosk, @DrinkBriggo, which originally launched in Austin on the Drag, is now open at the airport.
The former Chicon space in East Austin is turning into a new tropical-themed bar, Last Straw, later this summer.
Downtown restaurant @atx_cocina is celebrating its one year anniversary tomorrow with a pretty amazing (and boozy) deal: $1 ATX margaritas all night.
ICYMI: The best Austin bar for every Myers-Briggs personality type. ISTPs, for example, will feel right at home at @drinkwellaustin.
What does a most perfect blend of beer and cider taste like? Find out today at @stelmobrewing, which collaborated with Fairweather Cider to make the bone-dry, saison-like Graffiti.
Have a breakfast beer or brunch cocktail while cheering on your team during the World Cup final this weekend. Local spots like @COTA, @HaymakerAustin are throwing watch parties:
Champagne, absinthe, crepes and macarons: Celebrate Bastille Day in Austin with French booze and food this weekend.
What happens when a whiskey distillery like @StillATX makes a gin? The resulting spirit is made from rye, which lends a lot of flavor to the floral profile.
Looking for a new place to dine and drink in the Texas Hill Country? Community Pizza and Beer Garden is a new destination in Wimberley.
RT @ariauber: In today's @statesman: It's Grackle Week! Toast to Austin's unofficial mascot with these themed drinks from @TheFamilyBeer an…
What should you do today? Don't miss @CelisBeers' (second) 1st anniversary party, which will have six limited-edition beers on tap.
@drafthouse becomes first nationwide theater chain to ditch plastic drinking straws, but it's far from the only Austin business to do so. via @joegross
North Loop bar @drinkwellaustin is offering a very different sort of church gathering on certain Sundays with the new Libation Bible School series.
No Whatabeer for Texans: Shiner and Whataburger aren't really collaborating on a beer together, despite those rumors this weekend.
FIRST LOOK: Bright lemon meets spicy ginger and @Eastciders crisp, dry cider base in the inaugural installment of a new canned series, Maker's Stash.
A new Texas whiskey, Oak and Eden, finds recipe for success with in-bottle aging of bourbon and rye.
Here are your new weekend plans, beer lovers. 🍻…
FIRST LOOK: Innovative Austin-area distillery @TreatyOakTX is planning an ambitious nationwide expansion with its gin and whiskey.
Seek liquid respite from this steamy Texas summer with frozen cocktails from a variety of Austin hangouts, including @Eastciders, @WHotelATX, @HaymakerAustin and more.
RT @ariauber: Find relief from the summer heat with frozen cocktails around Austin. Here's an updated guide to frozen booze featuring local…
RT @UncleBillys: Our #SaltyOldSoul Gose by Stephen Wagner, won a Silver Medal at 2018 World Beer Championships! Thi…
West Sixth Street is booming with bars. Though the Rattle Inn closed abruptly this spring, it's being split into three separate bar concepts, the first of which will open later this year:
RT @FPDSpirits: Grand Opening TODAY! Come for a cocktail, music, @crepecrazy food truck and relax on our porch! Noon till 8:00- Off Hwy 290…
Just in time for all of your 4th of July needs. 🍻…
There are just a couple days left to try the current @hopdoddy Brew Series pairing. The burger bar has been more deeply diving into its love of beer.
ICYMI: Bubbling up: Austin brands like @RichardsRainH2O, @swaywateratx quench thirst for local sparkling water options.
The Fourth of July might be in the middle of the week, which means we all get a mid-week break in the name of patriotism. Here's where to celebrate:
Celebrate @cowtippcreamery's second anniversary this weekend with boozy milkshakes at the neighboring @canerosso featuring Cow Tipping's soft serve.
@TitosVodka-infused cupcakes are now a thing thanks to @sprinkles, which has an Austin location with that famous cupcake-dispensing ATM.
RT @ariauber: Today's lead feature story in @statesman: Austin brands are quenching our thirst for sparkling water, from @DoYouWaterloo to…
Dying to see the new @THIRSTY_PLANET brewery in South Austin? Get your first look of it at the eighth anniversary party on June 30.
ICYMI: The first of @garrisonbros' Balmorhea Blue parties, a fundraiser to help restore the pool that closed indefinitely at Balmorhea State Park, is this weekend.
Looking for your next summer drink? You've found it with @UncleBillys' Texas Ruby Red Radler. The radler is perfect for summertime imbibing.
A new cocktail bar from @TheRooseveltATX is now open, albeit on weekends only. The Eleanor was previously solely an events venue.
ICYMI: With new rye, Waco distillery @BalconesWhisky proves why it's still tops at Texas whiskey. The spicy spirit is available year-round.
Dallas brewery @Peticolas is expanding outside of its small distribution range for the first time ever next month — but just for one month. Here's where to find the beers in Austin.
Now we know what the former Backbeat space is becoming: no less than a magnificent tiki bar from @RamenTatsu_ya folks. Expect it in late 2018.
Downtown Austin denizens have a new happy hour option: Sandra Bullock's @WaltonsAustin is now serving happy hour. via @TheFeed360
Fredericksburg's @CabernetGrill, which features an all-Texas wine list, is one of America's top 100 wine restaurants, according to @WineEnthusiast.
It's almost World Cup time! Here's where to watch the games in Austin, from @littlewoodrow to @EasyTigerATX.
Tubing in New Braunfels this summer? Don't bring canned beers (or disposable water bottles and other one-use containers) with you. The "can ban" is back.
New @indybrewing beer, Native Texan, celebrates our state pride and heritage. Texans love this state something fierce.
Why, yes, there's technology for that: A self-heating beverage company, HeatGenie, lands $6 million to launch its product. via @512tech
National Rosé Day returns this weekend. Enjoy wine specials at @IrenesATX, @whipin and more in celebration of everyone's favorite drink.
Here's your next summer day trip: Spoetzl Brewery, maker of @ShinerBeer, will be open on Saturdays for the first time ever starting Father's Day weekend.
Skip the sangria and drink like a real Spaniard this summer. Calimocho might not sound so good, but don't knock it until you try it. via @broylesa
It's #NegroniWeek! Enjoy the classic cocktail — and give back — at Austin bars and restaurants like @drinkwellaustin, @TheRooseveltATX and @OasthouseGastro.
RT @EberlyATX: As a reminder, Eberly will be closed this Sunday for brunch and dinner service, but join us for #RoséSoirée! #eberlyatx http…
EXCLUSIVE: South Austin cocktail bar @backbeatATX will mix up its last drink on June 10. No news yet on what the space will become.
Hutto is getting its first movie theater, and it's a good one because there will be beer. @FlixBrewhouseTX is likely opening in the next couple of years.
Move over, Topo Chico: Austin has 5 sparkling water brands that will keep us refreshed all year round (and especially this summer).
An East Austin bar was just proclaimed one of the top bars in America. Head to @NickelCityATX for some whiskey and a Coney dog and you'll understand why.
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