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.
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.
RT @ariauber: The aptly named South Austin Beer Garden will bring 'backyard party' vibes to Manchaca Road. Expect a massive outdoor deck, T…
Can't get enough of the food from @jesterkingbeer's new executive chef? The Supper Club debuts this week with a special menu and beer pairings. via @odam
Too manly for rosé? There's a solution. @TheAustinWinery celebrates the release of brosé next week. Yes, brosé.
The @TXwhiskeyfest returns next month but in a new, super fitting setting: a ranch in the Hill Country designed to look like the old west.
RT @ariauber: In today's @austin360: Did you know Austin's OG craft beer was created as far back as 1987? And it has been resurrected — try…
The member-based @BourbonWomen Association has come to Texas, thanks to two @garrisonbros staffers who wanted to share their love of good whiskey.
Austin's OG craft beer is back — and it's probably not what you think it is. Try it on tap at @nxnwbrew.
Sometimes, all you want to do is have a nice pint of beer to wind down. Here's a roundup of downtown Austin's best craft beer bars, from @BangersAustin to @MortSubiteATX:
VIDEO: How to pour a perfect pint of Guinness for St. Patrick's Day, according to @bdrileysaustin. (It's not as easy as you might think.)
St. Patrick's Day falls on the Sunday just after SXSW this year. Celebrate with green beer, fish and chips, and more at @draughthouse, @bdrileysaustin and more Austin bars, restaurants:
Blanco's @BenMilamWhiskey has assembled an all-star team of whiskey experts. The latest to join? Author Heather Greene as CEO. More:
During #SXSW2019, America's longest running biergarten, @ScholzGartenATX, hosts five days of live music showcases.
Get excited for another season of @astros baseball with the launch of @karbachbrewing's Crawford Bock, which hit the Texas market this week.
Celebrate five years of experimental booze with @RevolutionTexas' weekend-long anniversary party. (Hint: It's a good way to avoid SXSW.)
RT @ariauber: Let the good times roll! On this Fat Tuesday, celebrate Mardi Gras with these New Orleans-inspired cocktails from @oddduckaus…
Master sommelier June Rodil (@JuneRodil) leaves Austin for new partnership at Houston-based group of restaurants.
RT @ariauber: This weekend, downtown Austin will host the inaugural Wonder Women of Wine conference, which seeks gender equality in the win…
A new rooftop lounge, opening this weekend, will deliver gorgeous views of Lady Bird Lake — and Austin's bat colony — at @thelinehotel.
A new flavor joins @Eastciders' rainbow of canned ciders next month, and it's one wine lovers won't be able to resist — rosé.
Texas Independence Day is this weekend. Here are 5 historic beers from the state, beyond Lone Star and Shiner, to know:
Marble Falls' new brewery, Bear King Brewing, opens this weekend with four beers on tap, live music, a full food menu and more.
RT @CornerATX: It's #NationalMargaritaDay! We know you're celebrating, so why not do it with one of our Signature Margaritas? Enjoy our Cor…
Happy National Margarita Day! Celebrate this boozy day at Austin bars and restaurants like @guerostacobar, @hopdoddy and more.
Shop while you sip: A new Hill Country Galleria retailer doubles as a home decor store and cocktail bar.
RT @FallCreekWines: The grapevines in our vineyards are about to start the growing season again. Check out what is going on with our vines…
The baby goats are back at @jesterkingbeer. And so is doom metal goat yoga. Sign up soon for one of the yoga sessions, which return next month:
The French Quarter comes to East Austin with a Mardi Gras-themed pop-up bar at @CraftsmanBarATX. Expect beignets, Sazeracs and more starting next week:
In years past, distributors stood in the way of allowing Texas breweries from selling beer to go. With a newly reached agreement, that barrier has begun to lift.
RT @ariauber: Calling a truce: @TXCraftBrewers and @TXBeerAlliance have reached an important agreement that would allow breweries to sell b…
The thriving Texas hospitality industry gets some love with a proclamation from Governor Abbott.
From dive bar to Latin-inspired cocktail bar: South Austin's former Red Shed Tavern space transforms into the homey Nicolaza's, now open daily.
@TheBrewtorium creates adult-only pillow fort in celebration of a new beer, the Pillow Fort Juicy Pale Ale. Relax with a beer in hand this week:
RT @ariauber: The beautifully designed @PinthouseRR opened as quietly as possible a few days ago but is already bustling with business. Her…
Downtown Austin is about to have it all: Bowling, ping pong and karaoke-focused bar @PunchBowlATX is planning a Congress Avenue and Sixth Street location. via @aasbusiness
RT @UncleBillys: Sip and swoon: Where to find Valentine's Day drinks in Austin… via @austin360 Taste a vertical flig…
Sip and swoon: Where to find Valentine's Day drinks Austin, from the Milonga Room to @F_and_A_Brewing.
You can get a locally made pastry and a hot latte without ever leaving your car. @EasyTigerATX' Linc location opens its drive-thru window with free coffee special this week.
RT @ariauber: Nearly every month, the popular @Eastciders seems to have a new flavor of canned cider in the market. In February, that's the…
RT @FallCreekWines: Need a wine pairing tip for your Valentine? We've got you covered!… #wine #ValentinesDay #TXwine…
Never mind "Margaritaville"; here's the song "Topo Chico" by Robert Ellis. It was only a matter of time before someone wrote about Texas' favorite fizzy drink, right? via @Blackstock360
RT @UncleBillys: Stop by and try a pint of our winter seasonal brew, #Shokolad made w/ @SRSLYchocolate cocoa nips! This boozy, rich, full-b…
Of course if Willie Nelson is going to launch his own coffee line, there's going to be CBD infused in it. There's about 5 mg. of CBD oil per 8 oz. of coffee in Willie's Remedy:
In a bit of a coffee shop switcheroo, @meritcoffee will move this month into a historic building currently occupied by Stonehouse Coffee on South Lamar.
@stelmobrewing went big with its latest bottle release. Throughout this month, there will be a total of 10 barrel-aged beers you can take home:
Find yourself wishing the liquor store were open on Sundays? A proposed Texas law could make it so:
Here's your guide to pairing Austin beers (from @LiveOakBrewing, @LastStandBrew and more) with Super Bowl snacks this weekend. It's your all-American excuse to indulge:
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