Southwest Austin breweries offer beer-to-go for the Great Texas Beer Run April 23-26

A photo of a sign that reads "St. Elmo Brewing Co."
St. Elmo Brewing Co. is among the businesses offering beer-to-go options in Southwest Austin. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

St. Elmo Brewing Co. is among the businesses offering beer-to-go options in Southwest Austin. (Nicholas Cicale/Community Impact Newspaper)

From April 23-26, the Great Texas Beer Run will take place, a statewide initiative encouraging the purchase of local brews. Sponsored by the Texas Craft Brewers Guild, the event invites Texas beer drinkers to “get off the couch, put on your mask and restock your fridge with local brews.”

Several Southwest Austin institutions are official participants in the Great Texas Beer Run, and a range of breweries are offering beer-to-go ordering and drive-thru options.

The following list is non-comprehensive.

Acopon Brewing Co.

211 W. Mercer St., Dripping Springs

Acopon Brewing Co. currently offers to-go orders of beer. The Dripping Springs brewhouse offers a range of beer, especially Acopon’s specialty English ales. Orders can be placed through the business’ website and can be picked up curbside.

Jester King Brewery

13187 Fitzhugh Road, Austin


Jester King Brewery is currently offering food, beer and wine for pick up from noon-8 p.m. daily. Orders can be placed online or over the phone.

Vista Brewing

13551 FM 150, Driftwood


Vista Brewing is taking online orders for pickup from 3-7 p.m.

St. Elmo Brewing Co.

440 E. St. Elmo Road, Austin

St. Elmo Brewing Co. is now taking online orders of bottles, crowlers and growlers, while the Soursop food truck on the property is open and taking to-go orders. They have also released a new beer, the Norm!, a Boston lager.

Suds Monkey Brewing

1032-B Canyon Bend Drive, Dripping Springs


Suds Monkey Brewing is offering beer, pizza and other food for delivery or pickup via online ordering.

Last Stand Brewing Company

12345 Pauls Valley Road, Bldg. J, Austin


The brewery’s taproom is open for beer to-go, six packs crowlers, cases and kegs. Orders can be placed online or over the phone.

Thirsty Planet Brewing Company

8201 S. Congress Ave., Austin


Thirsty Planet offers to-go six packs of the brewery’s Thirsty Goat and Buckethead brews from 1-5 p.m., Wed.-Sat.

Twisted X Brewing Co.

23455 W. FM 150, Dripping Springs

The brewery has periodically offered pop-up drive-thru options during shelter-in-place, selling cases and six packs.

512 Brewing Co.

407 Radam Lane, Austin


512 Brewing has beer-to-go options for customers to pay ahead and pick up drive-thru style, from six-packs to barrels. Pick up is available from noon to 6 p.m.
By Olivia Aldridge
Olivia is the reporter for Community Impact's Central Austin edition. A graduate of Presbyterian College in upstate South Carolina, Olivia was a reporter and producer at South Carolina Public Radio before joining Community Impact in Austin.


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