Spend Your Week with the People Who Love You…Us!

Seats are going quick, so here’s a final reminder about an upcoming event we’re excited to present: on Tuesday, July 25, we’re having another Style Night with the Beer Museum. This time, we fight back against the summer heat by delving into Berliner Weisses. We’ll be offering two sessions, at 6:30 and 8:00, each an hour long, and each hosted by WhichCraft’s own (and Certified Cicerone) Lindsay Compton. Beers on the menu will be: Prairie Weisse, Live Oak Berliner Weisse, Austin Beerworks Einhorn, Mikkeller Ich Bin Ein Berliner Weisse Passionfruit, and Prof Fritz Briem 1809. Follow the link for the 6:30pm and 8pm sessions. Grab your tickets now!

And it’s the most wonderful time of the year: Texas Lambic Fest 2017! We can’t wait for this annual sour soiree, and you can be a part of the festivities, too. Tickets can be bought here for this celebration of some of Belgium’s (and the world’s) finest lambics, krieks, guezes, oud bruins, goses, and more! Sponsors include yours truly, Collective Brewing Project, Big Bend Brewing, Hops & Grain, and more. Don’t miss this!


Free Tastings at WhichCraft South Lamar – All 6-8pm Except Where Noted

Thursday, July 20th
Dave with Austin Beerworks, our July Brewery of the Month, comes by to sample their full lineup. Try their beers and pick up a discounted six pack for $7.99.

Friday, July 21st
We’re taking a few of our favorites off the shelves for a tasting, hosted by your charming WhichCraft staff. Lineup includes Live Oak Pilz, Harpoon Camp Wannamango, Idle Vine No Hitter, and Hops & Grain Porter Culture. See you there.

Saturday, July 22nd
Because a hot July evening is perfect for a kolsch sampling, we’re tasting Blackwater Draw Mulligan, Sunner Kolsch, Boulevard American Kolsch, and Hops & Grain 78702.

Wednesday, July 26th
Jeremiah with Uinta drops by to sample their tasty lineup of Hop Nosh, Lime Pils, Detour IIPA, and Birthday Suit 24.

Special Events at WhichCraft Tap Room in Mueller

Thursday, July 20th
5-8pm:  We welcome in owner Grady and head brewer Dave with Thousand Oaks Brewing Co. They’ll talk about their brewery and we’ll tap their Rye Blonde and Amber for a Buy the Beer, Keep the Glass.

Tuesday, July 25th
6:30 and 8pm: The Berliner Weisse Style Night. Once again, here are the links for the first and second sessions. Sign up now!

Wednesday, July 26th
7:00pm:  Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night! Weekly free event that puts your useless knowledge to the test. Prizes and good times are included!


New Beers This Week

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

Back in Stock: Friends & Allies – All Beers, Community Silly Gose, He’Brew The Chosen Beer, Jolly Pumpkin No Ka Oi, Mikkeller SpontanCherry Frederiksdal

Bell’s Oberon (5L Mini Keg)A wheat ale fermented with Bell’s signature house ale yeast, mixing a spicy hop character with mildly fruity aromas. The addition of wheat malt lends a smooth mouthfeel, making it a classic summer beer. 5.8% ABV / Galesburg, MI / BeerAdvocate 86 / Availability: Good

Blackwater Draw Contract KillerA rich and robust coffee porter made using College Station’s very own What’s the Buzz coffee. They use a blend of Brewer’s 2-row, Vienna, Crystal, chocolate, and roasted malt to create a deeply rich yet refreshing porter with natural notes of coffee, dark chocolate, and caramelized sugar. Just to be safe, they then add a generous amount of cold-pressed coffee to produce what they believe to be one of the nation’s most balanced and flavorful coffee porters. 7.5% ABV / College Station, TX / BeerAdvocate 86 / Availability: Good / SoLa Only
 
Blackwater Draw Timber Snake – A very bright, citrusy, and juicy American-style IPA with the maltiness to back it up. Amarillo hops lends the majority of the citrus notes (grapefruit & lemon peel) while Mosaic dominates with tropical fruit notes (mango, papaya, and berries). 6.8% ABV / College Station, TX / Availability: Good / SoLa Only
 
Blackwater Draw Mulligan – Very clean, brilliant ale with noble hop flavor and aroma. Pilsner and Maris Otter comprise the majority of the malt, and German Perle & Hersbrucker add the right amount of floral, perfumy hoppiness. 5.25% ABV / College Station, TX / Availability: Good / SoLa Only
Blackwater Draw Border Town – Brewed in the traditional Mexican style, this Vienna lager is extremely crisp with a rich malt sweetness and subtle noble hop aroma. 4.8% ABV / College Station, TX / Availability: Good / SoLa Only
Copperhead Striker IPA (Cans) – Striker IPA is all about hops. The trio of Citra, Columbus, and Apollo hops create a dank, resinous, tropical, and citrus flavor. Light bodied with a crisp malt base lets the hops shine. 7% ABV / Conroe, TX / BeerAdvocate 87 / Availability: Good / SoLa Only
Avery Ginger Sour – Verdant fresh ginger is artfully rooted in radiant tartness, peaking in the unmistakable burst and bite of this bright, barrel-aged sour ale. 7.7% ABV / Boulder, CO / Availability: Good
 
B Nektar Slice of Life – Hard cider with ginger and lemon. 5.5% ABV / Ferndale, MI / Availability: Good

New Beers on Draft at WhichCraft Taproom

Full Draft List Available on our Website

Hops & Grain Haze County Imperial IPA – Dry hopped with Calypso and Mosaic pellets and Simcoe Lupulin powder. 8.2% ABV / Austin, TX

Weathered Souls Who Got the Juice NowA Northeast-style IPA with Citra, Simcoe, and Mosaic hops. 7.2% ABV / San Antonio, TX / BeerAdvocate 85

Idle Vine Pusherman’s Pils – Head brewer Scott is almost as passionate about shot-gunning as he is about brewing, so he wanted to make something perfect for just that. An extensive cold-lagering period allows this beer to develop a slightly malty flavor with pleasant earthy and floral aroma. All that’s left to do is come get yourself some…we’re holdin.’ 5.6% ABV / Pflugerville, TX

Copperhead Feeding FrenzyA hazy, double dry-hopped, double IPA. They use massive amounts of Apollo, Comet, Citra, and Amarillo hops to achieve Feeding Frenzy’s intense blast of juicy citrus and tropical hop flavors. 8% ABV / Conroe, TX / BeerAdvocate 85

Knee Deep Citra Extra Pale AleA single hop, West Coast-style, American Pale Ale with intense hop flavor and aromas. This is a citrus bomb that has grapefruit and passion fruit aromas with citrus lime flavors. 7% ABV / Auburn, CA / RateBeer 96

Pinthouse Pizza Electric JellyfishBrewed with some exciting hop varieties featuring Citra, Simcoe, Azacca, and Galaxy hops, Electric Jellyfish enjoys a bright tropical citrus character along with notes of orange, lemon, lychee, and a floral backbone. The Jellyfish is a hazy, new-school IPA focusing on the juicy hop flavor and aroma, while keeping the bitterness balanced and refreshing. 6.5% ABV / Austin, TX / RateBeer 97

Thousand Oaks Rye Blonde – Light and sweet blonde ale with a slight rye spice. 5.5% ABV / Cedar Park, TX


This Week’s Specials

  • As July’s Brewery of the Month, all Austin Beerworks 6pks are on sale for $7.99 all month long.
  • Uinta’s Farmside Saison is on sale at both locations for $5.99/6pk.
  • Pick up a six pack of Idle Vine’s IPA and No Hitter for $5.99.

South Lamar Specials

  • Abita’s To-Gose is available for $6.99/6pk.

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