30 breweries pouring pints in May for 'Barks for Beers' charitable cause

Barks for Beers Nonprofit Divine Canines is organizing the fourth annual Barks for Beers fundraiser, in which a pint glass is purchased for $20 which can be used for a free pour at any of the 30 area breweries participating in the monthlong event in May.[/caption]

Austin area brewery-goers can get up to 30 pints of beer for $20 in May thanks to a charitable organization that married two things into its annual fundraiser that Capital Area residents enjoy most.

Divine Canines, a local nonprofit that trains therapy dogs and provides free therapy dog services, is teaming up with 30 area breweries for the fourth edition of Barks for Beers, a event that takes place May 1-May 31.

Participating breweries that will serve one free pint of beer to anyone with a Barks for Beer pint glass, available for $20 starting on April 17 at these local retailers: Copeland Jewelers, 3801 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin; Mud Puppies, 2015 E. Riverside Drive, Austin; Mud Puppies, 12233 N. RR 620. Ste. 110A, Austin; Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming, 1204 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin; Woof Gang Bakery Westlake, 701 S. Capital of Texas, Hwy., Austin.

Two years ago, about 12 local breweries participated in the event. Here is this year's lineup of craft beer purveyors:

  • 4th Tap Brewing Co-Op

  • Adelbert’s Brewery

  • The ABGB

  • Austin Beerworks*

  • Blue Owl Brewing

  • Bluebonnet Beer Company

  • Circle Brewing Co.

  • Friends and Allies Brewing

  • Hi Sign Brewing

  • Hops and Grain

  • Idle Vine Brewing Company

  • Independence Brewing Co.

  • Infamous Brewing Co.

  • Jester King

  • Last Stand Brewing Co.

  • Lazarus Brewing Company

  • NXNW – Slaughter

  • NXNW – Stonelake

  • Oasis Texas Brewing Co.

  • Oskar Blues Brewery Austin

  • Red Horn Coffee House & Brewing Co.

  • South Austin Brewery

  • St. Elmo Brewing Co.

  • Strange Land Brewery

  • Thirsty Planet

  • Thousand Oaks Brewing Co.

  • Treaty Oak Brewing & Distilling Co.

  • Twisted X Brewing Co.

  • Whitestone Brewery

  • Zilker Brewing Co.

See this map of all 30 breweries participating in the event:



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