New Braunfels was founded in 1845, by, no joke, a German prince looking to start a colony in what was at that time the Republic of Texas. Despite the fact that “New Germany” never came to be, New Braunfels stood the test of time. Today, it represents one of the most authentic German-American communities in […]
We’ve all been to ‘brewpubs’ that never stray from the same, boring core beers or, the other side of that: the ones with questionable food overshadowed by the brews. Fear not for us here in Austin! We’re blessed with several Austin brewpubs pulling double-duty serving up top-notch food that pairs perfectly with their delicious craft beers.
It seems (for now!) the dust has settled for breweries in East Austin. Which means I can now share my complete brewery guide for East Austin! This area is one of my favorites in Austin. I feel lucky to have seen East Austin grown and flourish how it has in just a few years. During one […]
If there’s one event in Austin that will give the foodies, movie buffs, and craft beer junkies something to rave about it, hands down, it’s gotta be Alamo Drafthouse’s beer dinner. Alamo Drafthouse puts on their own specially curated beer dinner once a month at the location on South Lamar. Lucky for me I got […]
Trappist beer is beer brewed behind the walls of peaceful Trappist monasteries. Very few have seen inside these breweries, but (from left to right) Caroline Wallace, Sarah Wood, and Jessica Deahl have been lucky enough to see inside all 11. Three weeks of travels across Europe and the Northeast United States gave the ladies a […]
I love sangria. It’s my new go-to drink. All types of sangria too: dry Spanish, rosé, fruity, booze, sparkling, and even white. There are so many sangria recipes with rum, but when it comes down to it, making sangria is always a fun experiment using whatever fruits are in season to soak into your favorite […]