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

March 8, 2018

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.

11 Local Made Austin Spirits and Where to Get Them

February 26, 2018

It must be that sweet, sweet hill country water, because distilleries both big and small, in Austin are putting out some of the best spirits in the country. There’s nearly a dozen distilleries in Austin and surrounding areas, with more always popping up. Some of these local made Austin spirits have taprooms, and some don’t. Either way, I thought it’d be fun to create a guide for you featuring the best distilleries in Austin. So check out these easy, but in-depth guide to spirits and distilleries in Hill Country. There’s a little something for everyone, so drink up, Austin!

The Best Beers to Pair with Your Favorite Girl Scout Cookies

January 26, 2018

It’s that time of year! Girl Scout Cookie season is upon us and it’s time to stock up and munch out. Of course, a holiday like this deserves a craft beer celebration. Girl Scout Cookie and beer pairings are a delicious spin on the popular treat. Here’s how to pair your favorite Girl Scout Cookies with craft beer. Plus, my local Austin beer and Girl Scout Cookie pairing picks.

Everything I Loved and Learned at the 2018 San Antonio Cocktail Conference

January 19, 2018

The San Antonio Cocktail Conference is a 5-day long celebration of cocktails. With the top experts and bartenders around the country hosting educational seminars, crafting incredible cocktails, and finishing it off with some of the best parties you’ll ever attend. Here’s what to you need to know about the San Antonio Cocktail Conference, plus the 3 big trends I’m predicting for 2018!

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