ROUNDUP: See which North Austin breweries have opened their taprooms for Memorial Day weekend

Hopsquad Brewing Co.
Hopsquad Brewing Co. is opening a new patio in its parking lot for customers to drink at the brewery beginning May 22. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Hopsquad Brewing Co. is opening a new patio in its parking lot for customers to drink at the brewery beginning May 22. (Iain Oldman/Community Impact Newspaper)

Following Gov. Greg Abbott’s announcement that bars may resume service at 25% capacity, some breweries in North Austin have decided to reopen their taprooms to customers.

Meanwhile, some breweries have announced they will continue conducting business with curbside sales only, with plans in place to reopen taprooms in the near future.

Here is a list of what breweries in North Austin are doing to serve customers on Memorial Day weekend.

4th Tap Brewing Co-Op

While 4th Tap Brewing Co-Op is undergoing some renovations, such as building a beer garden for guests in its parking lot, the brewery will not open its taproom to guests quite yet. According to the company’s social media pages, the brewery will welcome back customers May 28 with a new ordering and reservation system for tables in its beer garden.


John Stecker, the CEO and co-founder of 4th Tap, said the business will continue with beer to-go sales over Memorial Day weekend and beyond.

10615 Metric Blvd., Austin

512-904-9817

www.4thtap.coop

Adelbert’s Brewery

In a May 20 Facebook post, Adelbert’s Brewery announced it will not reopen its taproom May 22. The North Austin brewery will expand its curbside beer to-go service hours, however. Customers can now pick up cans, bottles and growler fills of Adelbert’s beers from 1-7 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

2314 Rutland Drive, Ste. 100, Austin

www.adelbertsbeer.com

Austin Beerworks

Austin Beerworks has not yet shared if it will reopen its taproom to guests Memorial Day weekend on its social media pages, but the brewery continues to sell its beer to go through six-packs, crowlers and bottles. Fans of the brewery can also purchase merchandise to pick up at the brewery through the Austin Beerworks website.

3001 Industrial Terrace, Austin

512-821-2494

www.austinbeerworks.com

Celis Brewing

North Austin’s Belgian beer maker May 22 is reopening its taproom to the public at the 25% capacity limit required by state orders. Customers are asked to bring masks to the brewery, as face coverings may be required to wear in some areas.

Celis is celebrating its reopening with live music from 6:30-9:30 p.m. and giveaways at the brewery.

10001 Metric Blvd., Austin

512-524-2377

www.celisbrewery.com

Circle Brewing Co.

Circle Brewing Co. will not be reopening its taproom this weekend, according to posts on the brewery’s social media pages. Ben Sabel, the founder and brewer at Circle Brewing, previously told Community Impact Newspaper the brewery is looking to reopen in the near future. Customers can continue to order beer to go from the brewery.

2340 W. Braker Lane, Ste. B, Austin

www.circlebrewing.com

Fairweather Cider Co.

North Austin’s only cider maker has been closed throughout the coronavirus pandemic, but the team at Fairweather Cider Co. is returning Memorial Day weekend with a new curbside shop, according to the company’s social media pages.

Customers can pick up cider, wine and Fairweather merchandise from the shop, which is open from noon to 7 p.m.

10609 Metric Blvd., Ste. 108A, Austin

512-394-5533

www.fairweathercider.com

Hopsquad Brewing Co.

Alex Limon, founder and brewer of Hopsquad Brewing Co., told Community Impact Newspaper that the brewery is opening its new patio May 22. The inside taproom remains closed, but customers can buy canned beer and enjoy it at the brewery’s patio. For a full set of rules regarding ordering drinks and drinking on-site at Hopsquad,8 visit the brewery’s website.

2307 Kramer Lane, Austin

512-220-0541

www.hopsquad.com
By Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the editor for the Northwest Austin edition.