This weekend I drove up to Marble Falls to hike the beautiful Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, a fantastic experience that I highly recommend. While I was in the area I dropped by Double Horn Brewery, one of the two Marble Falls breweries on my list to visit (the other is Save the World).… Read More
When you need a getaway from city life and seemingly perpetual quarantine, nothing beats a daytrip in the Texas hill country. And if you’ve driven the stretch of 290 between Johnson City and Fredericksburg during the last year, you may have noticed a new getaway: Carter Creek Winery and Resort.… Read More
Austin is full of great beer, but sometimes you just need to get out of town! Here are 5 of my favorite Texas hill country breweries. Visit these venues in Dripping Springs, Johnson City, and Fredericksburg for a relaxing and idyllic day trip.… Read More
Did you know that some beers are not vegan or even vegetarian – even just standard ales or lagers with no fancy ingredients? This is because some traditional methods of processing beer use animal byproducts like gelatin or isinglass (the fish version of gelatin).… Read More
To friends, it’s no secret that Blue Owl is a favorite Austin brewery of mine. I love a good sour, and Blue Owl Brewery specializes in unique and wonderful sour beers. You might think an entire brewery devoted to only sours would get boring, but they produce an impressive range of sour-mashed drafts from IPAs to Stouts.… Read More
Now more than ever, it is crucial to support our local Austin breweries.
Although a few have closed their taprooms, the majority of breweries in and around Austin are still open in some capacity! And they have done a great job of adding outdoor spaces if there weren’t any before.… Read More
This Cedar Park Brewery might be the ultimate hangout spot. They brew beer in house and roast their own coffee. There is a tasty food selection as well! Whether you’re looking to meet friends or stake out a spot to work, Red Horn Coffee House and Brewing Co is a great choice.… Read More
This quintessential Austin brewery / brewpub is has 3 locations in South Austin, Burnet, and Round Rock. And an East Austin location is coming soon! Wherever in Austin you roam, you can find a Pinthouse near you. I usually visit South Lamar.… Read More
Fredericksburg is one of my favorite places to visit. It has a historic Texas small town charm and an impressive selection of wineries, distilleries, and – best of all – breweries! Fredericksburg Brewing Company one such local treasure.
Fredericksburg Brewing Company is located right on the historic Main Street of the quaint Texas town – perfect for a quick stop-in or a night out.… Read More