Archives for January 2016

Adelbert’s and the Neighborhood

“Why would anybody think a brewpub in this part of town was a good idea?” my sister asked as she steered the car around a curve along the almost empty street of a north Austin industrial park. “A brewery and tap room,” I corrected, eyes searching for signs of brewing activity among the non-descript buildings […] Read the full article…

King of the Hill Country

Last Tuesday afternoon, it was just Jeffrey Stuffings and me standing beside the brand new 950-gallon coolship at Jester King in the Texas Hill Country outside Austin. The brewery is only open to the public Friday through Sunday, so the guys and gal over in the brewing area had some serious country music blasting through […] Read the full article…

Craft Beer’s #1 Badass Woman

In the male-dominated world of craft brewing, Julia Herz is one badass woman. Ashley Routson, @TheBeerWench on Twitter, said so last week in the online food and drink ‘zine Thrillist. In Rouston’s article, “10 Badass Women Behind the Scenes in Craft Beer,” she ranked Herz #1. She heaped on so much well-deserved that she didn’t […] Read the full article…

Homebrewing: Today is the Day!

Are you into everything about craft beer except the price? Have you been thinking about brewing your own beer? Are you looking for a new hobby to kick off 2016? Maybe you even got a homebrewing kit for Christmas that’s now stashed in a corner. Duane Shima, owner of Bottoms Up Homebrew Supply in Seaside, […] Read the full article…