Monday, May 31, 2010

Circle Brewing Brewhouse Shipped

AUSTIN - Circle Brewing reports that their recently purchased brewhouse has been shipped from its current overseas site in China. Their two 60-bbl fermenters and a 60-bbl bright tank are due to arrive at their Austin location on June 21st.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

SHINER - Spoetzl has launched a new consumer website called This site highlights more interactive features, videos and photos for fans of Shiner beers and the Spoetzl brewery.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Galactic Coast Brewing Company

DICKINSON - Another new brewery is in the late development stages just southeast of Houston and the NASA facilities located there, Galactic Coast Brewing Company.

Brewery rep John Ennis says they are playing things quietly right now, still awaiting official state and federal licensing. Having already acquired necessary equipment and capital, they plan to be the only microbrewery operating in Galveston County.

No word yet on a planned opening date.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

South Austin Brewing Buys Brewhouse

AUSTIN - Owner and brewer Jordan Weeks of the startup South Austin Brewing Company just purchased a 30-barrel brewing system from a downsizing Pennsylvania brewer, as reported by Patrick Beach of the Austin American-Statesman.

The brewing equipment should arrive at South Austin Brewing's location by the end of the month. No word yet on whether this affects their anticipated opening date sometime in 2011.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Ranger Creek Brewing Location

SAN ANTONIO - Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling announced via their Facebook page today that they have signed a lease on a new property for their combined brewery and distilling operations. More details to follow as provided.

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Real Ale Launches New Website

BLANCO - Hill country brewer Real Ale launched a newly redesigned and updated website this week. Online improvements include updates, brewery merchandise and updates about the latest products and events.

Monday, May 03, 2010

Texas Craft Brewers Festival

WACO - The Dancing Bear Pub is hosting its first annual Texas Craft Brewers Festival at their location in Waco on Saturday, May 22nd. The event is planned to highlight American Craft Beer Week and should feature the beers of seven craft breweries from around Texas, as well as live music and food.

Dancing Bear Pub is a local Waco beer bar with eventual plans for brewpub operations. The festival will run from 5pm to 1am, with tickets costing $30 per person.