Austin Beer Week
A pint-by-pint guide to the 10 best Austin Beer Week events
It's not too late to take advantage of the hoppy events happening around town for Austin Beer Week. There are over 50 shindigs left in the sixth annual celebration, which wraps up on Sunday, November 1.
From beer dinners to special tappings to wild parties, here are our top 10 picks for Austin Beer Week.
Your last-minute option
Circle Brewing Co. is offering free tastings of its full beer lineup paired with Antonelli's cheese at WhichCraft Beer Store — no tickets or RSVP necessary!
Monday, October 26 at 6 pm
Most anticipated comeback
Black Star Co-op is bringing back its delicious Double Dee, a sweet brown ale brew that has been on "hiatus." Swing by the North Austin gastropub for its re-release (and dinner, of course).
Tuesday, October 27 at 5 pm
Best event for your belly
Real Ale Brewing Co. and Dai Due are coming together for a tasty Oktoberfest Dinner that highlights the best in German beer and cuisine. Chow down on a four-course family-style supper with pairings for only $65.
Tuesday, October 27 at 5:30 pm
Most well-rounded experience
The ELM Restaurant Group — the folks behind Easy Tiger, Arro, Italic — is teaming up with Austin Beerworks for an awesome pub crawl in between the latter two eateries, where guests can enjoy delectable food and beer pairings. Your $25 ticket also comes with a T-shirt.
Tuesday, October 17 at 6 pm
The biggest bash
The Funk 'n' Sour Fest is back! Jester King's annual celebration features 24 food and beer pairings from top restaurants and breweries around Central Texas. The $85 admission fee gets you access to all of the samples as well as a commemorative glass.
Thursday, October 29 at 7 pm
Best dance party
To honor the release of ABGB's new German Sparkle Party lager, the South Austin brewpub is hosting, well, a German Sparkle Party. Suggested attire? "Something unusual, fun, sexy, or all of the above." Admission is free, just pay for your beer and food.
Thursday, October 29 at 9 pm
The new kids on the block
Craft Pride will have all of Blue Owl Brewery's sour beers on tap during its Blue Owl-loween Takeover. For more info on the first sour-mash-only brewery in the country, check out our profile on Blue Owl.
Friday, October 30 at 7 pm
Spookiest Halloween pick
Hops & Grain Brewing invites all of the ghouls and gals to celebrate Halloween at the brewery. Enjoy tunes, burgers, and four free pours during this scary good time. Tickets are $16.83.
Saturday, October 31 at 7 pm
Most metal Halloween pick
Independence Brewing Co. is hosting a Metal Mayhem Show on All Hallows' Eve. In addition to the intense lineup of beers ($4 pints and $3 cans), there will be an even more intense lineup of metal bands. Tickets are $5 at the door.
Saturday, October 31 at 7 pm
Best closing event
After sucking down beer all week, you're going to need to give your body some TLC. Join Circle Brewing Co. for Pints & Poses, a detoxifying yoga session with a certified instructor followed by two brews in the tasting room. Tickets are $20.
Sunday, November 1 at noon
For a full calendar of Austin Beer Week events, head to the website.