Fitzhugh Brewing planning to open in Dripping Springs this summer

Fitzhugh Brewing has been under construction since 2019 and is planning for a summer opening in the Dripping Springs area. (Courtesy Fitzhugh Brewing)
Fitzhugh Brewing has been under construction since 2019 and is planning for a summer opening in the Dripping Springs area. (Courtesy Fitzhugh Brewing)

Fitzhugh Brewing has been under construction since 2019 and is planning for a summer opening in the Dripping Springs area. (Courtesy Fitzhugh Brewing)

A new brewpub, Fitzhugh Brewing, is planning for a summer opening in the Dripping Springs area.

Located at 15435 Fitzhugh Road, Dripping Springs, the brewery is a project by the group behind Southwest Austin event venue Pecan Springs Ranch, Dubb Smith and daughter Kerbey Smith. According to a news release by the group, the brewery will have outdoor seating, a playscape and two mini donkeys.


Fitzhugh Brewing will also include a restaurant by PEJ Kitchens, which is affiliated with Poke-E-Jo’s Smokehouse.

Nathan Rice, who has previously worked with New Braunfels Brewing Co., 3 Stars Brewing Co. and Maverick Whiskey will be the business’s head brewer.
By Nicholas Cicale
Nick has been with Community Impact Newspaper since 2016, working with the Lake Travis-Westlake and Southwest Austin-Dripping Springs editions. He previously worked as a reporter in Minnesota and earned a degree from Florida State University.


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