Caroline Wallace has a lengthy (and diverse) resume packed with accomplishments that have had a massive impact on not just Austin’s craft beer community, but the industry at large. And it’s an honor to share her story and passion for craft beer with you all in this exclusive interview!
A few days before the craziness of SXSW kicked in, I met up with Arianna Auber for a quick chat. As the beer, spirits, and wine writer for the Austin American-Statesman, the city’s major daily newspaper, she keeps us all in the know when it comes to booze.
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.
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.
“The more breweries the better.” That was something Mike Alvarado, General Manager of the new Ballast Point Brewing in Daleville, Virginia, said to me several times during our interview on my recent visit home. And Mike wasn’t talking about more Ballast Point breweries. He was
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
Uncle Billy’s Brewery in Austin, Texas is one of the oldest brewpubs in the city. This weekend, they’ll be celebrating 11 incredible years of brewing craft beer. The brewery and smokehouse will celebrate its 11th anniversary with a specially brewed Belgian Ale (plus, firkins!!) and
Meridian Hive is Austin’s first (and only) meadery and they’re a refreshing addition to this city of Craft Beer drinkers. They are leading a reinvention of mead and pushing boundaries with their carbonated mead and barrel aged stills. My recent visit with Angi, Meridian Hive
Parkway Brewing is a brewery in Southwest Virginia that will always be special to me. This Virginia Brewery was where my love for craft beer developed and the same place I first felt a connection to the craft beer community. I’ve written about a lot
HopFusion Ale Works – Macy Moore and Matt Hill are two guys who are all about good friends, enjoying the ride of life “preferably on a bicycle,” and brewing great craft beer in Fort Worth. During my recent Fort Worth trip I headed out to