Meet the Adelbert’s Brewers, and Viva El Sputniko!

We have a real treat lined up for tomorrow, Friday 2/16, at Mueller from 5-8pm. Not only are we offering samples of their Travelin’ Man and Scratchin’ Hippo on tap and other packaged beer for sampling, but we’ll also have brewers Mark Gove and Cory Hebert on hand for this event. Say hi and talk shop as you meet some of the faces behind this great brewery. 

And keep picking up six packs of our February Brewery of the Month: Austin’s own Blue Owl Brewing. We’re offering Little Boss, Spirit Animal, and Van Dayum for $6.99 all friggin’ month.


Free Tastings at WhichCraft South Lamar – All 5-7pm Except Where Noted

Thursday, February 15th
We welcome in Rentsch as they sample their line of cans along with their new DDH (Double Dry-Hopped) IPA.

Friday, February 16th
Come by to try some beers from Martin House. It’s a full lineup, sampling their Kafkaesque, Imperial Texan, Salty Lady, and Hibiscus Saison.

Saturday, February 17th
We have a box…A BOX!…of Funkwerks beers we want to sample. And you should also sample. Then buy. In this Funkwerks box: their Saison, Raspberry Provincial, Pineapple Provincial, and Blueberry Provincial.  

Tuesday, February 20th
Austin’s own Strange Land visits Lamar to sample their Grand Cru, Fleur d’Orange, and Quad.

Wednesday, February 21st
Kenna from Big Bend drops by to sample cans of their Terlingua Gold, La Frontera, and National Park Hefeweizen.

Thursday, February 22nd
We’re happy to see Last Stand’s Coffee Porter in cans, so come by to sample it, along with their Saaz Blonde and Simcoe Pale Ale.


 Special Events at WhichCraft Tap Room in Mueller

Thursday, February 15th
5-8pm: We have something special on tap tonight: Left Hand’s Saison au Miel. Drop by and have Justin pour you a sample of this great honey saison and some of their other canned goodies.

Friday, February 16th
5-8pm: We have a special event planned, welcoming in Adelbert’s to taste their Travelin’ Man and new Scratchin’ Hippo Amber on tap, along with some of their packaged beers. We’ll also have brewers Mark Gove and Cory Hebert during the event to meet and talk beer.

Saturday, February 17th
3-6pm: It’s a mid-afternoon delight with Tupps. Come by to meet Sahara as she pours samples of their Double Dry-Hopped IPA on draft, and sample their Ella and Northbound 75.

Wednesday, February 21st
7:00pm:  Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night! Weekly free event that puts your useless knowledge to the test. Prizes and good times are included!

Thursday, February 22nd
5-8pm: Guys. Guys. Holy cow. We have a combo event you don’t want to miss. Come by to sample Stone Xocoveza and ABW’s El Sputniko on tap, and try some of their cans for on-site consumption. We’ll also have a special offer for the night: warm your bones with 5oz pours of both beers, and a mug of Mexican hot chocolate, for $10.


New Beers This Week

(All beer available at both WhichCraft locations unless otherwise noted)

Back in Stock: Guadalupe TX Honey Ale, North Coast Elda M Stout, Legal Draft Chief Justice Stout, Mastodon Lager, Sierra Nevada Hazy Little Thing, Jester King Saison Americaine, North Peak Murky, Cigar City Tampa Lager, Squatters Outer Darkness, Collective Brewing Project Cup O’ Beer

Brazos Valley Brewing End of the Line – Citra and Simcoe IPA. Brenham, TX / Availability: Good

903 Barrel-Aged Sasquatch – Imperial milk stout aged in Opus 1 Bordeaux barrels. 10.3% ABV / Sherman, TX / Availability: Decent

Uinta Crisp Apple – Smooth and easy-drinking, this handcrafted ale balances a subtle tart apple aroma and flavor with a light grainy malt sweetness. 5% ABV / Salt Lake City, UT / Availability: Good / SoLa Only

Left Hand IPA – Pale orange, light maltiness. Hop profile of orange, passionfruit, peach, and lemon. 6.6% ABV / Longmont, CO / Availability: Good

Independence Cowboys from Helles – Bright, golden lager brewed in the tradition of Munich lager. 4.6% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Good

Anderson Valley The Kimmie, the Yink, and the Holy Gose – The refreshing tartness in this divine, bright golden-colored ale gives way to earthy undertones and hints of citrus followed by a slight sea salt-like dryness and tangy, effervescent finish. 4.2% ABV / Boonville, CA / RateBeer 81  / SoLa Only

Paulaner Weizen-Radler Non-Alcoholic – This mix is in a class of its own – combining the great taste of Paulaner Hefe-Weizen with natural effervescent lemonade in a non-alcoholic alternative for refreshingly fruity yet malty taste. The citrus notes of lime, orange and lemon match the wheat beer perfectly and provide a uniquely balanced taste experience.. Munich, Germany / Availability: Good / SoLa Only

Breckenridge Nitro Irish – A traditional Dry Irish Stout with dark character and a classic, creamy body. Roasted barley, flaked barley, and Irish Stout Malt give this black beer flavors of coffee and hints of grain. 4.8% ABV / Denver, CO / Availability: Good / SoLa Only

Dogfish Head Lupu Luau – IPA brewed with toasted coconut, coconut water, and coconut-centric experimental hops. 7.3% ABV / Milton, DE / BeerAdvocate 85 / Availability: Decent / SoLa Only

Green Flash Remix – Piney and dank flavors from Green Flash’s “legacy hops:” Cascade, Columbus and Summit. 6.2% ABV / San Diego, CA / Availability: Good / SoLa Only

Great Divide Hop Disciples – Rotating Hop Project takes a bright, clean IPA and puts a different hop variety at the forefront of the sensory experience every year. The 2018 release features Ekuanot, which features a strong tropical fruit flavor with aromas of citrus and herbs. 6.2% ABV / Denver, CO / Availability: Decent

Clausthaler NA –  With its own, specialized brewing technique, the pioneer still creates its signature non-alcoholic lager in strict accordance with the German purity law. Its genuine real beer taste is well-balanced, fresh, and easy to drink, with a creamy feel on the palate and a pleasing golden color to match. Frankfurt, Germany / Availability: Good / SoLa Only

BrainDead Party Pooper – Pineapple upside-down cake strong ale. 10.6% ABV / Dallas, TX / Availability: Good / SoLa Only

NoLa Prytania – Brewed in the traditional British style, this Imperial Porter is big, bold and rich, reminiscent of high-quality bittersweet chocolate both in color (very dark but not black) and in sweetness (not overly sweet but not unsweet). Perfect to sip outside on a brisk winter day. 8% ABV / New Orleans, LA / RateBeer 91 / Availability: Decent

No Coast Agricultured Rye Porter – Made with fine rye and black malt, this Imperial Porter imparts a warming whiskey feel. Brewed with British Ale yeast for that authentic finish. 6% ABV / Oskaloosa, IA / Availability: Good

Austin Beerworks Gold Fist – This Belgian strong ale smells like sunshine and shines like gold whilst quietly punching you in the back of the head. 9% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Limited


New Beers on Draft at WhichCraft Taproom

Full Draft List Available on our Website

 

 

Brazos Valley Gettin’ By – Salted Caramel Porter on nitro. 6% ABV / Brenham, TX 

(512) Brett Stingo -“Stingo” is the name given to the strong stuff hidden behind the bar in northern English pubs. Aged and matured in oak barrels, these special ales are saved only for those patrons lucky enough to know about them and ask. (512) Stingo is an English Strong Ale aged 24 months in new American oak barrels with Brett yeast added for an additional depth of flavor. The medium toast oak lends a wonderful vanilla aroma, a very slight sweet smokey flavor and added great depth of character and smoothness to the malt of this old strong ale. 7.2% ABV / Austin, TX

Buffalo Bayou Red Velvet Stout – Richly decadent, this voluptuous dessert will seduce and ravage your taste buds, then cuddle with them in the afterglow. 6.3% ABV / Houston, TX

Tupps Double Hop Rocket Dry-Hopped IPA (Saturday) – IPA with Galaxy, Citra, and Bru-1 hops. 6.7% ABV / McKinney, TX

St. Elmo Carl Kolsch – A pale golden beer. Full-flavored yet very drinkable. Perfectly refreshing for the eight-month Texas summer. German Pilsner malt, Tettnanger hops, and clean Kolsch yeast come together in graceful harmony to make the perfect everyday beer. Come hang with Carl! 4.6% ABV / Austin, TX

Left Hand Saison Au Miel – Dry & crisp farmhouse-style ale. Mild tartness softened by Colorado wildflower honey. 6.8% ABV / Longmont, CO / RateBeer 83 / Availability: Good

Lakewood French Quarter Temptress – The Temptress’ nod to the crescent city, FQ Temptress features green (pre-roasted) coffee beans in bourbon barrels for months, which are then roasted and added to the beer. Chicory is also added for a bit of that New Orleans coffee feel. 9.1% ABV / Garland, TX / RateBeer 99


This Week’s Specials

  • Make sure to pick up six packs of Blue Owl, our February Brewery of the Month. We’ll be offering their Little Boss, Spirit Animal, and Van Dayum for $6.99 all month.
  • Six packs of Copperhead’s Bite Me are on sale for $4.99.

South Lamar Specials

  • Until we run out of it, 22oz. bottles of Seattle Cider’s Gin Botanical cider is on sale for $3.99. A great deal for a fantastic cider.

Mueller Specials

  • Football is gone. Baseball is…here soon. But we have some good news: WhichCraft Happy Hour is now every gul-durned day from 4-6pm! So football or not, we got you covered!

Parking at WhichCraft Mueller. The garage behind us on McBee is free to use.

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