Austin is a city full of great adventures, there’s no denying that. Every day since moving here has been a new day discovering or researching a new place to check out. Shortly after moving here did I realize that the cities around Austin are just incredible in their own ways. Getting to know Texas Hill […]
There is no shortage of fun and unique craft beer experiences popping up in Austin. And that’s something you’ll never hear me complaining about! Craft beer, I believe, is one of the few things in this world that enhances every experience and every moment. You at the beach? Grab a nice cold pils or kolsch! […]
Homebrewing is 100% legal, and doesn’t require a fancy setup to get started. You’re allowed to master your craft while experimenting with ingredients and styles. Unfortunately, being a home distiller, or moonshiner, is highly illegal and requires a still, making it further out of reach for many. Not to mention that it would be kind […]
When I ordered these new ice pop pouches from Amazon, I wasn’t even sure you could freeze beer! Turns out you can, but there’s a few tricks to making it work. I discovered that when I choose this ice pop recipe that features the classic kriek lambic from Brouwerij Lindemans in Belgium.
This week, the brewers at Austin Beerworks were patiently waiting the arrival of a very special ingredient: fresh Centennial hops. The hops were harvested Wednesday morning in Oregon and immediately thrown into the jet-set life. Arriving by plane late Wednesday evening, the Centennial hops from Crosby Hop Farm in Willamette Valley Oregon are a crucial ingredient to Austin Beerwork’s Heavy Machinery Wet Hop IPA.
The historic Pabst Brewery campus closed without notice in 1996 while under a different ownership group. The abrupt closure left hundreds of Milwaukeeans unemployed and the buildings sat empty until September 11, 2001. That was the day Jim Haertel heard the news that his offer to purchase the Pabst Brewery was accepted.