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The Complete List of Austin-Area Breweries and Brewpubs (Fall 2020)

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I love you so much.

It’s a simple phrase and one of the most popular murals in Austin. It also sums up how I feel about this city’s beer scene.

With over 58 breweries in Austin and central Texas, there’s a lot to love about our craft beer. I could go on and on about my favorite spots or the best IPAs at the most kid-friendly breweries. And I do, that’s why I have this beer blog.

NOTE: Due to Covid-19, many Austin-area taprooms are finding creative ways to stay open and have in place new policies. Many are still offering pick-up or delivery. Some are offering indoor seating as well as outdoor tables. My suggestion is to visit the social media of the below breweries (or call them directly) to see what they are currently offering.

Austin Breweries

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Whether you just moved to Texas or you’re planning what is sure to be an unforgettable beer-cation, this list should be your launching pad to Austin breweries.

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It’s a long list, but I’m here to guide you. That’s why I’ve linked ‘further reading’ to help you understand what makes the beer culture in central Texas so special.

If you need help or have any questions about where to visit and what to drink, leave a comment below or shoot me an email!

Detailed Guides for Austin Beer and Booze:

North Austin Breweries

Brewery Guide: [K] – Kitchen, [BWSG] – Personal Favorite
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North Austin’s newest brewery: Hopsquad

4th Tap Brewing Cooperative 10615 Metric Boulevard, 78758

Adelbert’s Brewery 2314 Rutland Drive, 78758

Austin Beerworks 3001 Industrial Terrace, 78758

Black Star Co-Op 7020 Easy Wind Drive, 78752 [K]

Brewtorium 6015 Dillard Circle, 78752 [K] [BWSG]

Celis Brewing 10001 Metric Boulevard, 78758 [BWSG]

Circle Brewing 2340 W Braker Lane, 78758 [BWSG]

Draught House 4112 Medical Parkway, 78756 [BWSG]

Hopsquad Brewing 2307 Kramer Lane, 78758

Willards Brewery 2400 Patterson Industrial Drive, 78660

Oskar Blues 10420 Metric Boulevard, 78758

Pinthouse Pizza 4729 Burnet Road, 78756 [K] [BWSG]

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Whitestone Brewery in Cedar Park

The Northern ‘Burbs (Cedar Park, Georgetown, Round Rock)

Bluebonnet Beer Company 1700 Bryant Dr. #107, Round Rock, 78664 [BWSG]

Bull Creek Brewing 7100 FM 3405, Liberty Hill, 78642

Compadre Brewing 16920 Joe Barbee Drive Bldg 1, Round Rock, 78664

Flix Brewhouse 2200 S Interstate 35 B1, Round Rock, 78681

Humble Pint Brewing Co. 11880 Hero Way W Suite 208, Leander,

Pinthouse Pizza 2800 Hoppe Trail, Round Rock, 78681 [K]

Red Horn Coffee House & Brewing Co. 13010 W. Parmer Ln. #800, Cedar Park, 78613 [K]

Rentsch Brewery 2500 NE Inner Loop, Georgetown, 78626

San Gabriel River Brewery 500 Chaparral Drive, Liberty Hill, 78641 [BWSG]

Whitestone Brewery 601 E. Whitestone Blvd. #500, Cedar Park, 78613

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Central/Downtown Austin Breweries

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Central District Brewing

Central District Brewing 417 Red River Street, 78701

Holdout Brewing 1208 W 4th Street, 78703

South Austin Breweries

Brewery Guide: [K] – Kitchen, [BWSG] – Personal Favorite
Independence Brewing
Independence Brewing

(512) Brewing 407 Radam Lane, 78745

Austin Beer Garden & Brewery (ABGB) 1305 W Oltorf Street, 78704 [K] [BWSG]

Independence Brewing 3913 Todd Lane #607, 78744

Nomadic Beerworks 3804 Woodbury Drive Suite A, 78704 [BWSG]

Orf Brewing 4700-F Burle­son Road, 78744

Pinthouse Pizza 4236 S Lamar Boulevard, 78704 [K]

St Elmo Brewing 440 E St Elmo Road, 78745 [BWSG]

Thirsty Planet Brewing 8201 S Congress Avenue, 78745

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East Austin Breweries

Brewery Guide: [K] – Kitchen, [BWSG] – Personal Favorite
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Lazarus Brewing in East Austin

Batch Brewhouse 3220 Manor Road, 78723

Blue Owl Brewing 2400 E Cesar Chavez Street, 78702 [BWSG]

Central Machine Works Brewery and Beer Hall 4824 E Cesar Chavez Street, 78702 [K]

Friends & Allies Brewing 979 Springdale Road, 78702

Hi Sign Brewing 1201 Bastrop Highway, 78742

Hops and Grain 507 Calles Street, 78702

Lazarus Brewing 1902 E 6th Street, 78702 [K] [BWSG]

Live Oak Brewing 1615 Crozier Lane, Del Valle, 78617

Oddwood Ales 3108 Manor Road, 78723 [K]

Southern Heights Brewing 6014 Techni Center Drive, 78721 [BWSG]

Zilker Brewing 1701 E 6th Street, 78702

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West Austin Breweries

Brewery Guide: [K] – Kitchen, [BWSG] – Personal Favorite
hill country breweries

*** Note: This area includes breweries in Dripping Springs and Driftwood, as well as the few out by Lake Travis.

12 Fox Beer Company 4700 W Fitzhugh Road, Dripping Springs, 78620

Acopon Brewing 211 W. Mercer Street, Dripping Springs, 78620

Beerburg Brewing 13476 Fitzhugh Rd, Austin, TX 78736 [K]

Family Business Beer 19510 Hamilton Pool Road, Dripping Springs, 78620 [BWSG]

Infamous Brewing Company 4602 Weletka Drive, Austin, 78734

Jester King Brewery 13187 Fitzhugh Road, Austin, 78736 [K]

Last Stand Brewing 12345 Pauls Valley Road, Austin, 78737

Oasis Texas Brewing 6550 Comanche Trail, Austin, 78732 [K]

One Shot Distillery & Brewery 31610 Ranch Road 12, Dripping Springs, 78620

Suds Monkey Brewing 1032 Canyon Bend Drive, Dripping Springs, 78620

Twisted X Brewing 23455 Ranch to Market Road 150, Dripping Springs, 78620

Vista Brewing 13551 Ranch to Market Road 150, Driftwood, 78619 [BWSG] [K]

Austin Breweries In Progress

Vacancy Brewing is planning to open their taproom late Fall 2020. They’ll be located in South Austin, nearly neighborhoods with The Yard and St. Elmo Brewing

Meanwhile Brewing is still under construction, and by the looks of their Instagram, they could be opening before the year is over… 3901 Promontory Point Drive, 78744

Slackers Brewing Company hopes to open their taproom in Anderson Mill by Spring 2021.

Urban Jungle Brew successfully met their Kickstarter goal (Is that what it’s called?! lol). Anyways, Shannon Harris is looking to open the first black-owned brewery in the area and he’s hoping to do so with a unique farm brewery experience. I can’t wait for this one. Check out Jungle Brew on Instagram to keep up with the progress.

Fall 2020 Updates:

  • Two Wheel Brewing Company closed in late Summer.
  • Flying Man Brewing Company is now Willard’s Brewery.
  • Last Stand Brewing has opened up a new taproom on South Congress, serving pizza and their own brews. Open weekends.
  • More news of upcoming breweries/breweries in progress
    • Meanwhile Brewing, originally planned on a Spring 2020 opening but has been delayed. I’m expecting them to open soon though. As of publish, they’re adding benches to their taproom!

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8 Comments

  • Bill Grimm May 5, 2019 at 11:48 am

    Come see us in Lockhart and add another really good brewery to your list!
    https://www.caracarabrewingcompany.com/

  • Kelsey @ So Much Life November 13, 2019 at 7:48 pm

    Epic epic post! Aaaaand my “to-try” list of breweries in Austin just grew by about 10…

  • Sarah H January 24, 2020 at 10:16 am

    Do the breweries listed without a Kitchen allow for people to bring their own food in?

    • Caitlin J February 20, 2020 at 12:03 pm

      Most of the times yes! I would call ahead to be sure.

  • Chelsea Muench February 20, 2020 at 10:04 am

    Wow! I’m so glad I found this. I lead customized beer tours and haven’t seen such a complete list of our breweries until now. Well-done!

    • Caitlin J February 20, 2020 at 12:04 pm

      Thank you so much! Cheers

  • JP October 1, 2020 at 3:55 pm

    Couple updates:
    Flying Man = Willard’s Brewery now
    Two Wheel = gone
    Cheers!

    • Caitlin J October 1, 2020 at 5:53 pm

      Thank you so much for these updates! I’m working on getting this post updated for fall. I appreciate it, cheers!

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