Breweries

Like Mother, Like Daughter: Two Women Keeping Their Family Tradition Alive

Celis Brewery in Austin, Texas gained national and international notoriety way back in 1992, years before craft beer was anything like what it is now. The beer that put Pierre Celis on the map was his heavenly Celis White, a Belgian witbier with European origins. Read my interview where I sit down with Pierre’s daughter and granddaughter to see how they’re carrying on the family brewing tradition.

7 Essential Dallas Breweries Not to Be Missed

Most of the breweries in this city have only been making beer for a few years, but they’re already putting out some phenomenal beers and people across the country are beginning to notice. This guide includes some of the most essential Dallas breweries (and even a cidery!). If you’re coming to the ‘Big D’ for a visit or just driving through, here are 7 spots in Dallas that are not to be missed.

Big Changes are Coming to One of Austin’s Oldest Brewpubs

Uncle Billy’s is no stranger to change. But change is always good for this Austin brewpub that’s going on 12 years of serving brews and BBQ. Uncle Billy’s announced this past week, Stephen Wagner, will be transitioning from his role as the brewpub’s general manager to the new head brewer.

Fresh AF: Wet Hopping with Austin Beerworks

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.

Reviving Milwaukee’s Historic Pabst Brewery

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.