zilker brewing co east cesar chavez

AUSTIN | Zilker Brewing Co make beers that you can find on tap across East Austin’s craft beer venues and there’s a good reason for that. Their core range of beers are reliable, good examples of their styles and their seasonal and one-off brews hit the mark more often than

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AUSTIN | Hops & Grain is a brewery in East Austin with a focus on quality beer and sustainability. It’s a simple warehouse space with large communal tables in the middle, surrounded by barrels full of ageing beer. Sometimes there’s a band playing live music from the brewery’s loading dock

AUSTIN | Growler USA (Austin UT) is the Austin branch of craft beer chain Growler USA. The impressive tap list features 100 craft beers on tap, all American, with a focus on Texas microbreweries. If beer’s not your thing, Growler USA also offers kombucha, hard ciders, draft wines, root beers,

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AUSTIN | Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ falls into that group of barbecue joints that like to do things that aren’t exactly traditional barbecue. In this case, it’s pitmaster Miguel Vidal and business partner Michael Lerner fusing barbecue and Tex Mex flavours and foods to create their own thing. The food

freedmen's bar west campus

AUSTIN | Freedmen’s Bar is housed in a building dating back to 1869, that was built by former slave George Franklin to serve as a general store in what was then Austin’s first “freed man community”. You can tell that there’s a lot of history in these walls from the

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AUSTIN | From the folks behind Los Angeles’ Venice Beach “Venice Ale House” comes Austin Ale House, a casual bar that puts equal focus on craft beer and quality food. On the taps you’ll find 38 mostly Texas craft beers along with several West Coast favourites like Ballast Point and

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AUSTIN | Franklin Barbecue needs no introduction. Look up where to find the best barbecue in Austin, or in fact the entire US if not the world, and Franklin Barbecue will either be at the top or very close to it. People come from far and wide to get a taste

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AUSTIN | Wright Bros Brew & Brew differs from many craft beer venues, and that difference can be seen in the name. The “brew and brew” refers to coffee and beer – Wright Bros specialises in serving up the best of both kinds of brew. The space is simple and makes

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AUSTIN | Craft Pride is a great bar on Rainey Street that offers exclusively Texas beers across its 54 taps and 2 firkins (cask kegs). Almost every style of beer imaginable is on the taps, and there are lots of interesting seasonal and one-off brews for those looking for something a bit

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AUSTIN | The appeal of Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden can be summarised very easily – it offers over 100 craft beers on tap and 30 tasty house made sausages which can be enjoyed in one of Austin’s largest beer gardens. This alone should be enough to convince you to visit but