(512) Brewing Company
407 Radam Lane, Austin
Founded in 2008 by Keving Brand, this
Austin favorite offers its (512)Wit,
(512)IPA, (512)Pale, and (512)Pecan
Porter year-round. The (512)ALT is a
spring seasonal altbier, but you might find
this one in early summer, too.
2314 Rutland Drive #100, Austin
Founded in 2012, Adelbert’s namesake is
brewer Scott Hovey’s deceased older
brother – known for his zest for life. The
result is Austin’s first all-Belgian-style bottle
and keg-conditioned brewery – and each
beer is named after a story Adelbert loved
to tell. Year-round offerings include Rambler
Ale, Scratchin’ Hippo, Tripel B And Dancin’
Monks. Beers coming soon include Naked
Nun, Philosophizer, and Black Rhino.
3009 Industrial Terrace, Austin
Founded in 2011 by four friends, Austin
Beerworks has come a long way in a
short time – the brewery’s Peacemaker
Extra Pale won a silver medal at the Great
American Beer Festival. Other offerings
include the Fire Eagle American IPA and
the Pearl-Snap German Pils, plus a
selection of seasonal brews.
Black Star Co-op and Brewery
7020 Easy Wind Drive, Austin
One of Austin’s most unique breweries,
Black Star Co-op – founded in 2006 and
then opened in 2010 by Steven Yarak –
is a community effort of member-owners
dedicated to good beer and the
principles of co-op ownership. Member-
owners helped raise more than
$450,000 to open Black Star, which
now offers house-crafted beers, plus local
and not-local beers on tap and from-
scratch, locally sourced pub food. Year-
round beers include the Rational,
Irrational and Infinite series.
Circle Brewing Co.
2340 West Braker Lane, Austin
Founded in 2012 by longtime friends Ben
Sable and Jud Mulherin, Circle Brewing
offers the popular Blur Texas Hefe, Envy
Amber Ale, and Nightlight Dry Irish Stout
year-round, plus the Wryteous seasonal –
a rye-wheat-IPA hybrid.
Guns & Oil Brewing Co.
Brewed with grit and a passion for good
beer, they brew for the bold at heart.
New to the Austin market, they have
experimented with several tastes and
recipes to showcase their first offering of
Maverick Lager, available in several
locations around town. Visit the website
to find locations and learn more about
these brewers and things to come.
Guadalupe Brewing Company
1580 Wald River Road, Ste 1, New Braunfels
Year-round brews include the Texas Honey
Ale and the Big Bend IPA. Call for
availability on where to buy, or head to the
brewery for a day trip, tour and tastings.
Hops & Grain
507 Calles Street #101, Austin
Josh Hare established Hops & Grain in
late 2011, offering the ALT-eration Ale,
Pale Dog Pale Ale, and The Greenhouse
– a rotating series of small-batch beers –
as its year-round brews. A totally green
operation, hops & Grain uses malted
barley from brewing to make natural (and
wheat-free) dog biscuits called, what
else?, Brew Biscuits. Woof-woof!
Independence Brewing Company
3913 Todd Lane, Austin
Founded by Rob and Amy Cartwright in
2004, year-round beers include the
Bootlegger Brown Ale, Independence Pale
Ale, Stash IPA, and the Convict Hill Oatmeal
Stout. Independence also packages the OU
Suks bottles for the annual UT vs OU game.
Now that is team spirit!
Jester King Craft Brewery
13005 Fitzhugh Road, Austin
Founded in 2010 and certified by the
USDA’s National Organic Program, Jester
King is the first (and only) brewery in
Texas authorized to label their beers as
organic. Year-round beers include Black
Metal (farmhouse Imperial Stout), Le Petit
Prince (farmhouse table beer), Mad Meg
(provisional farmhouse ale), and
Wytchmaker (farmhouse rye IPA).
Live Oak Brewing Co.
3301 East 5th Street, Austin
One of Austin’s oldest brewery startups,
Live Oak was established in 1997. Year-round beers include the HefeWeizen,
Pilz, and the Liberation Ale.
Real Ale Brewing
231 Haller Drive, Blanco
Another Austin stalwart, Real Ale has
been around since 1996. Year-round
favorites include Devil’s Backbone
(named after the twisting, turning road in
the Hill Country), the easy-drinking
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