Austin Regional Beer Guide 2015

Whether you are searching for a pint to enjoy nearby or seeking a destination farther from home, let this guide help you navigate all the brews Austin has to offer.


4th Tap Brewing Co-op
10615 Metric Blvd.
512-904-9817 •
Hours: open daily, hours TBD
Tours: TBD
Prices: TBD
What to expect: The brewery opened in October, and customers can expect a rotating schedule of food trucks or may bring their own food. The brewery serves coffee every morning. The tasting room includes bar seating and is climate-controlled.

(512) Brewing Co.
407 Radam Lane
512-707-2337 •
Tours: most Sat. at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m.
Price: $10
What to expect: The tour of the brewing facility and barrel room includes a take-home pint glass and beer samples.

Adelbert’s Brewery
2314 Rutland Drive, Ste.100
512-662-1462 •
Hours: Wed.-Fri. 5-10 p.m., Sat. 1-4 p.m.
Tours: available during open hours
Prices: free (tour), $4 (individual beers),
$13 (flights)
What to expect: Food trucks are offered on-site Wed.-Sat. The taproom is climate-controlled with bar seating and free games, including darts, foosball, cornhole and pingpong. Seating on the dog-friendly outdoor patio is also available.

Austin Beerworks
3009 Industrial Terrace, Ste. 150
512-821-2494 •
Hours: Thu. 5-9 p.m., Fri. 5-11 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1-7 p.m.
Prices: $10 (one pint glass and three refill tokens)
What to expect: A rotating schedule of food trucks and a mix of indoor and outdoor seating are offered year-round.

Bluebonnet Beer Co.
1700 Bryant Drive, Ste. 107, Round Rock
512-774-4258 •
Hours: Fri.-Sat. 5-8 p.m.
Tours: available upon request
Prices: free (tour), $4 (pint), $10 (flight)
What to expect: Indoor, climate-controlled seating is available, or customers may bring their own chairs for outdoor seating. Food is offered from SweetnCheesy food truck on Fridays, and a rotating schedule of food trucks is offered on Saturdays.

Blue Owl Brewing
2400 E. Cesar Chavez St., Ste. 300
512-593-1262 •
Hours: Wed.-Fri. evenings, Sat. all day, Sun. afternoons (exact times TBD)
Prices: $15 (a glass, four pours and an information sheet about the brewery),
$20 (tour, a glass, four pours, a surprise gift and a discount on all merchandise)
What to expect: The brewery opened in October and has indoor and outdoor dog-friendly seating available.

Circle Brewing Co.
2430 W. Braker Lane, Ste. B
512-814-7599 •
Hours: Fri. 5-8 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1-5 p.m.
Prices: $4-$5 (pints), $8 (flights)
What to expect: Food trucks are on-site occasionally, and customers may bring their own food. Indoor bar seating is offered in the taproom along with beers on nitro, specialty casks and unique brews.

Hops & Grain Brewery
507 Calles St., Ste. 101
512-914-2467 •
Hours: daily 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Tours: Thu.-Fri. 5 p.m.; Sat. 1, 3, 5 p.m.
Prices: free (tour), $10 (pint glass and four tastings)
What to expect: Food trucks are on-site every Saturday. Indoor taproom seating and outdoor, dog-friendly seating are available. Beer, coffee and Wi-Fi are available all day.

Independence Brewing Co.
3913 Todd Lane, Ste. 607
512-707-0099 •
Hours: Thu. 5-9 p.m., Fri. 4-9 p.m., Sat. noon-6 p.m.
Tours: Sat. 1:30, 2:30 p.m.
Prices: $2.50 (samples), $4 (most pints), $6 (flights)
What to expect: Live music is offered on Fridays and Saturdays. Food trucks are on-site during taproom hours. Indoor and outdoor seating is available. The first Saturday of the month is Tour Day with tours on the hour, and customers can buy a glass with three pours for $10.

Infamous Brewing Co.
4602 Weletka Drive
512-487-8786  •
Hours: Thu. 5-9 p.m., Fri. 4-9 p.m., Sat. 1-7 p.m., Sun. 1-5 p.m.
Tours: Sat., Sun., times vary upon staff availability
Prices: prices vary for pints, $10 (flights)
What to expect: Dog- and child-friendly seating available. Food delivery is available from nearby restaurants, or customers can bring their own meat for the grill. Live music and movie nights are offered regularly.

Jester King Brewery
13187 Fitzhugh Road
512-537-5100 •
Hours: Fri. 4-10 p.m., Sat. noon-10 p.m., Sun. noon-7 p.m.
Tours: Fri. 6 p.m.; Sat.-Sun. 1, 3, 5 p.m.
Prices: free (tour), prices vary for beers
What to expect: Brewery offers an indoor tasting room with outdoor and patio seating. Beer is available for consumption on-site or to-go. Food is available on-site from Stanley’s Farmhouse Pizza. Supervised children and leashed dogs are allowed.

Live Oak Brewing Co.
3301-B E. Fifth St.
512-385-2299 •
Hours: Tours are temporarily discontinued and will resume when the brewery opens its new facility, located a few miles east of the existing facility, in early 2016.
What to expect: The new brewery will include a taproom and beer garden.

Rogness Brewing Co.
2400 Patterson Industrial Drive
512-670-2537 •
Hours: Thu. 6-10 p.m., Fri. 4-10 p.m.
Tours: available upon request during taproom hours
Prices: $4-$5
What to expect: Indoor seating and dog- and child-friendly outdoor seating are available. Food trucks are offered on-site occasionally. Customers may have food delivered or bring their own.

South Austin Brewery
415 E. St. Elmo Road
512-354-2337 •
Hours: Fri. 5:30-10 p.m., Sat. 2-9 p.m.
Tours: Fri. 5:45 p.m.; Sat. 3 p.m., 5 p.m.
Prices: free (Friday tour), $20 (Saturday tour, includes a pint glass and tastings of each beer)
What to expect: Customers may reserve a spot on the tour by emailing Live music or a DJ is offered in the taproom on most days. Indoor bar and outdoor seating are available. A rotating schedule of food trucks is available during taproom hours.

Strange Land Brewery
5904 Bee Caves Road
512-276-2295 •
Hours: Fri.-Sat. 5-9 p.m.
Tours: available upon request
Prices: free (tour), $2-$4 (glass of beer), $15 (10 samples)
What to expect: Indoor bar and table seating as well as dog-friendly outdoor seating are available. The taproom offers 14 beers including several limited releases available only at the brewery. A DJ or live music is offered on Saturdays.

Thirsty Planet Brewing Co.
11160 Circle Drive
512-579-0679 •
Hours: Sat. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Tours: Sat. noon, 1, 2 p.m.
Prices: free (tour)
What to expect: Customers must reserve a spot on the tour at Customers may bring their own food to the taproom, where both indoor and outdoor patio seating are available.

Zilker Brewing Co. and Taproom
1701 E. Sixth St.
512-765-4946 •
Hours: Wed.-Thu. 4-10 p.m., Fri. 2 p.m.-midnight, Sat. noon-midnight, Sun. 2-8 p.m.
Tours: Sat. 11:30 a.m.
Prices: $2 (6-ounce taster), $5-$6 (pint),$6 (tour, includes one beer)
What to expect: Customers may bring their own food or order from neighboring food trucks.


1305 W. Oltorf St.
512-298-2242 •
Hours: Tue.-Thu. 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m., Fri. 11:30 a.m.-midnight, Sat. noon-midnight, Sun. noon-10 p.m.
Prices: $5 (pints), $6-$10 (salads and sandwiches), $16-$24 (hand-tossed pizzas)
What to expect: Indoor and outdoor communal seating are available. A full food menu is available with gluten-free options and locally sourced, organic produce. Wine and cider are also available. Live music is offered inside most nights. Brewery tours are offered monthly.

Black star Co-op Pub & Brewery
7020 Easy Wind Drive, Ste. 100
512-452-2337 •
Hours: Mon. 4 p.m.-midnight, Tue.-Thu. 11 a.m.-midnight, Fri.-Sat. 11-1 a.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-midnight
Prices: $9-$15 (entrees), $5.25-$7 (house beer)
What to expect: Casual, counter-service pub with house beers, guest drafts, and lunch and dinner menu available. Indoor and pet-friendly outdoor seating is offered.

Draught House Pub & Brewery
4112 Medical Parkway
512-452-6258 •
Hours: Mon.-Thu. 3 p.m.-2 a.m., Fri.-Sun. 1 p.m.-2 a.m.
Prices: $5 (most pints)
What to expect: Indoor bar and pub seating and outdoor, dog-friendly communal seating are available with a rotating schedule of food trucks. A wide selection of draft beers is offered with a variety made in-house.

Flix Brewhouse
2200 S. I-35, Round Rock
512-244-3549 •
Hours: opens one hour before the first showtime
Prices: $4.25-$6.50 (beer), $4-$11 (food)
What to expect: Located in the lobby of a movie theater, customers can order beer and food during a movie or in the lobby bar without a movie ticket. House beers are available alongside local and national brews. A full food menu is also available.

North by Northwest (two locations)
Stonelake: 10010 N. Capital of Texas Hwy.
Slaughter: 5701 W. Slaughter Lane, Ste. D
Hours: Mon.-Thu. 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m.-midnight, Sat. 10 a.m.-midnight, Sun. 10 a.m.-11 p.m., brunch offered Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Prices: $4.95-$6.50 (pints), $4.50-$23.95 (food)
What to expect: A full lunch and dinner menu is available daily. Happy hour is offered at the bar daily from 4-7 p.m. Live music is offered some nights. House beers are also available in to-go bottles, growlers and kegs.

Uncle Billy’s Brew & Que
1530 Barton Springs Road
512-476-0100 •
Hours: Mon.-Thu. 11-1 a.m., Fri.-Sat. 11-2 a.m., Sun. 11-1 a.m.
Prices: $7-$30 (food); $8, $10, $12 (beer sampler); $5.95 (most pints)
What to expect: Indoor and outdoor seating is available. Happy hour is offered Mon.-Fri. from 4-7 p.m. and includes $1 off pints. House beer and a barbecue menu is offered daily for lunch and dinner, and a full bar is also available. House brews are available to-go in growlers.


Austin Homebrew Supply
9129 Metric Blvd.
512-300-2739 •
Hours: Mon.-Wed. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Thu.-Fri. 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m.
What to expect: Supplies to make beer, cider, wine, cheese, spirits, soda, vinegar and sake are available for purchase. Classes are also offered intermittently.

SoCo Homebrew
4930 S. Congress Ave., Ste. 307
512-428-6564 •
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
What to expect: Supplies to make beer, wine, cheese and kombucha are available for purchase.

This list is not comprehensive.


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