We’re Offering 10% Off Singles All Weekend Long! Texas Lambic Fest Tickets are On Sale Now.

WhichCraft Beer Store is committed to helping you find your next favorite beer. This weekend we’re taking it a step further by offering 10% off of our entire singles wall! Whether you’re looking to build your own mixed four pack, six pack or twenty pack, you’ll be getting 10% your singles from now through Sunday. This special offer applies to both cans and bottles so don’t be afraid to load up!


CapW WC T

Straight from the slums of Shaolin, the WhichCraft Capitol W shirts are back. Protect Ya Neck and your torso from this hot Texas sun. Bring da Ruckus at your next bottle share with this hip design. We put the W in da Front so everyone will know what your favorite bottles shop is. At $15 each you wont have to spend too much CREAM to look fly. All sizes are available and we have tank tops for you ladies. Come grab yours while you can and remember, WhichCraft Shirts Aint Nuthin to F*** With!


WhichCraft Beer Store is a proud sponsor of Texas Lambic Fest! This annual festival celebrating Belgian’s unique sour beers will be taking place Sunday August 7th at the Waller Ballroom. Our own Nic De La Rosa is one of the founders and organizers, and we could not be happier to see how far his passion project has come. This is the first year that this event will be open to the public so don’t miss out. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit the Texas Lambic Fest page on Eventbrite.

Free In-Store Tastings – All 6-8pm Except Where Noted

Thursday, July 28th  TONIGHT!

WhichCraft Beer Store will be hosting a free tasting with Community Brewing from Dallas. Beers included in the tasting will be Texas Helles, Trinity, Mosaic IPA and Legion.

Friday, July 29th

12-2 pm, Desthil Brewing company will be in the house to pour free samples of Saint Dekkera Ex Communique, Wild Sour Lynnbrook Raspberry, Wild Sour Here Gose Nothing and Weissenheimer.

6-8 pm, Epic Brewing will be behind the tasting bar and handing out free samples of Tart & Juicy, Los Locos, Lil Brainless Raspberries and Escape to Colorado.

Saturday, July 30th

12-2 pm, Jeremiah from Uinta Brewing will be stopping by for a special daytime tasting. Beers included in the tasting lineup will be Tangerine Hop Nosh, Ready Set Gose and Stompin’ Grounds

3-5 pm, Amy from Adelbert’s Brewing will be at the shop and pouring free samples of their new canned beers; Naked Nun and Hibiscus Saison.

6-8 pm, John from Last Stand Brewing Company will be handing out tasters of Belgian Pale Ale, Coffee Porter and their newly packaged Citra SMaSH IPA.

Wednesday, August 3rd

We will have our neighbor, Artisinal Imports, in the shop to lead a tasting of EZ Orchard Roman Beauty, Kriek de Jacobins and Aspall Dry Cider

Thursday, August 4th

Terry from Alaskan Brewing Company will be stopping by to pour some free samples of Alaskan Kicker, Alaskan IPA and Alaskan Galaxy SMaSh IPA.

New Beers This Week

Back in Stock: Founders Mosaic Promise, Busted Sandal Slippery Rock IPA, Infamous Infamy, Saint Arnold Icon Gold, Ballast Point Even Keel, Buffalo Bayou Vanilla Mocha Sunset.

Stone wOOt Stout – Brewed with rye, wheat malt and pecans and partially aged in Bourbon whiskey barrels, this viscous yet silken brew erupts with an oaky, nutty bouquet and rich flavors of vanilla, toast and bitter chocolate. 13% ABv / Escondido, CA / Ratebeer 99 / Availability: Limited

Last Stand Citra SMaSH – Weyermann Pale malt and Citra Hops. 7.4% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Limited

5 Stone Sock Hop Lemon Drop Cherry on Top – Ale brewed with lemon and Montmorency cherries. 6% ABV / Cibolo, TX / Availability: Decent

Grapevine Tropical Double IPA – this beer has the addition of real blood orange and mango. Prepare for a citrus explosion on the nose and the palate with a small helping of dank. This IPA is big and in your face, but in a pleasant sort of way. 8.5% ABV / Grapevine, TX / Availability: Limited

Cedar Creek Patio Pounder – It’s so refreshing and easy to drink with just the right amount of malty goodness, bready notes, and a dry finish. Spicy and subtly citrus, the hop character won’t hit you in the face like a two-by-four. 5.2% ABV / Seven Points, TX / Availability: Good

Jester King Snorkel – a farmhouse ale brewed with alderwood smoked sea salt and oyster mushrooms grown by Logro Farms. Snörkel takes partial inspiration from traditional German Gose. Like Gose, it’s moderate in alcohol (~4.5% ABV), brewed with malted wheat and salt, and has some acidity or sourness in the flavor profile. 4.5% ABV / Austin, TX / Ratebeer 89 / Availability: Limited

Alaskan Pilot Series Galaxy SmashAustralian Galaxy hops and Pacific Northwest Premium Pilsner malt.A balanced aroma gives intense passion fruit, light guava, and herbal notes similar to thyme, and hints of exotic citrus.The hop aroma is balanced by light honey notes that are characteristically associated with the malt of a crisp Pilsner. 9.4% ABV / Juneau, AK / Ratebeer 93 / Availability: Limited

Deep Ellum Local Legend – a sessionable sweet milk stout, it’s the perfect balance of roasted barley and milk sugar for a subtly sweet, silky brew. 5.3% ABV / Dallas, TX / Availability: Decent

Jolly Pumpkin Calabaza Boreal – Collaboration with Anchorage Brewing Company. Ale brewed with grapefruit peel, juice, and peppercorns. Oak barrel aged and bottled conditioned. 7% ABV / Dexter, MI / Ratebeer 99 / Availability: Limited

Texas Keeper Cortland Demi Sec – This is a Cortland-Honeycrisp blend that will reminded you of German Rieslings. A tad sweeter than Texas Keeper’s typical dry ciders. Citrus blossom on the nose, honeyed apricot on the palate. 7.4% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Limited.


Free Weekend Tastings

Friday

12-2 pm, Free Destil Brewing Tasting! Details Above.

6-8 pm, Free Epic Brewing Tasting! Details Above.

Saturday 

12-2 pm, Free Uinta Brewing Tasting! Details Above.

3-5 pm, Free Adelbert’s Brewing Tasting! Details Above.

6-8 pm, Free Last Stand Brewing  Tasting! Details Above.

WhichCraft Beer Store is Looking for a Coffee Manager! Plenty of New Beers In Stock This Week

Are you a Coffee Nerd? Do you obsess over the body, blend and balance of each beautiful cup? Do you ever find yourself grilling your barista over how they roast their beans? Do you spell Love, J-A-V-A? If you answered yes to any of these questions then WhichCraft Beer Store needs you! As we prepare to open our second location in the Mueller development, we seek to hire a bonafide coffee expert to design, implement and run our coffee program. Qualified applicants should have coffee shop experience and some management training or management background. If you (or someone you know) believe you are candidate for this position please send your resume and a cover letter (optional) to jody[at]whichcraftbeerstore.com. For more information on this position please see the relevant blog post on our website.

Free In-Store Tastings – All 6-8pm Except Where Noted

Thursday, July 21st  TONIGHT!

Celebrate Belgian Independence Day at WhichCraft Beer Store with Scott and taste Duvel, Duvel Tripel Hopped, Houblon Chouffe, and Leifman’s Goudenband.

Friday, July 22nd

Our good friend Daniel from Jolly Pumpkin will be behind the bar to pour free samples of Jolly Pumpkin and North Peak beers. Beers included in the tasting will be Saison Z, Oro De Calabeza, Archangel and Siren.

Saturday, July 23rd

12-2 pm, Kerri from Alamo Beer will be joining us to serve up free samples of their Pils, Maibock, Kolsch and Golden Ale.

2-4 pm, Andrew from 5 Stones Brewing company will be in the house to hand out tasters of their Norma Jean and Reserva Pina.

6-8 pm, Shannon from Cedar Creek will be stopping by to guide customers through a tasting of Patio Pounder, Lawn Ranger and Dankosaurus.

Tuesday, July 26th

Jason from Infamous Brewing will be here to pour free tasters of Sweep the Leg, Double Tap and Infamy.

Wednesday, July 27th

Lakewood’s very own Myk O’connor will be joining us to serve up some free samples of Troll Toll , Zomer Pils, Lakewood Lager and Hop Trapp.

Thursday, July 28th

WhichCraft Beer Store will be hosting a free tasting with Community Brewing in Dallas. Beers included in the tasting will be Texas Helles, Trinity, Mosaic IPA and Legion.

New Beers This Week

Back in Stock: Community Texas Helles, Cedar Creek Dankosaurus, Avery Perzik, Boulevard Ginger Lemon Radler, Epic Lil Brainless Raspberries, Epic Tart n’ Juicy,  Lakewood Hopochondria, Oddwood Saison, Hops & Grain Green House (Belma, Calypso and Cascade). 

Jester King Lemon & Lime Provenance – Provenance takes the vibrant flavors and aromas of lemons and limes and presents them in the unique way that only wild fermentation with native yeast and bacteria can. Unfiltered, unpasteurized, and 100% bottle-conditioned. 5.7% ABV / Austin, TX / Ratebeer 96 / Availability: Very Limited

Founders Mosaic Promise – Mosaic Promise showcases two unique ingredients: Mosaic hops and Golden Promise malt. The versatility of the hop’s pleasing aroma and flavor characteristics and the traditional barley’s depth of flavor comprise this clean, rich, golden beer. 5.5% ABV / Grand Rapids, MI / Ratebeer 97 / Availability: Decent

Angry Orchard Muse – Made from traditional culinary and bittersweet apples and aged on French oak. The Muse is sweet up front with a juicy apple aroma and bright acidity, and slightly drying on the finish with a lingering sweet apple note. The French oak adds a subtle wood impression, imparting notes of cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and hints of vanilla. 7.7% ABV / Cincinnati, OH / Ratebeer 97 / Availability: Decent

Martin House Stars Above – Stars Above is a refreshing sour ale brewed with raspberries. It pours a nice hazy yellow with a slight purple hue. With just one sip of Stars Above, the sweet raspberry flavor will hit you right off the bat. That sweetness is balanced by the tartness that kicks on the back-end, culminating in the perfect summertime beer. 5.2% ABV / Fort Worth, TX / Availability: Good

Lagunitas Aunt Sally – A Unique Dry-Hopped Sweet Tart Sour Mash Ale. 5.7% ABV / Petaluma, CA / Ratebeer 94 / Availability: Decent

Lagunitas Wilco Tango Foxtrot – A big Ol’ Imperial Brown Ale to help you with your slippery slide on into springtime. Rich, smooth, dangerous & chocolatey.7.8% ABV / Petaluma, CA / Ratebeer 96 / Availability: Good

Odell Brombeere – This blackberry gose (GOES-uh) is a balance of tangy and sweet, and as crisp and lively as some of our favorite late summer evenings. 4.8% ABV / Fort Collins, CO / Ratebeer 95 / Availability: Limited

Seattle Berry Cider – This PNW Berry Cider is crafted with locally grown raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries. Softly tart at the start, softly sweet on the finish, this cider is both accessible and full-flavored. 6.9% ABV / Seattle, WA / Availability: Good

Tallgrass Brewing Buffalo Sweat – What you will really like about this beer is the smoothness that brewing with cream sugar brings to the palate. This smoothness balances out the copious quantities of roasted barley used in the brewing process to create a rich, complex, and delicious beer. If you have not been a stout drinker in the past, give this beer a try. 5% ABV / Manhattan, KS / Beeradvocate 86 / Availability: Good

Tallgrass Brewing Pub Ale – The distinctive look and taste of Tallgrass Ale comes from a unique blend of German, English, and American-style malts and a generous helping of both American and traditional English hops. 4.4% ABV / Manhattan, KS / Beeradvocate 84 / Availability: Good

Tallgrass Brewing 8-Bit Pale Ale – Just like those classic video games we all grew up with, 8-Bit Pale Ale is spectacularly simple at first glance yet remarkably fun and complex when you get into it. A Hop Rocket infuses the character of Australian grown Galaxy Hops into an American Pale Ale, giving a unique tropical, almost melon aroma in a classic American style. 5.2% ABV / Manhattan, KS / Ratebeer 87 / Availability: Good

Tallgrass Brewing Songbird Saison – Tart and refreshing with citrus notes and a light, dry finish, this dry-hopped Belgian-style saison takes flight with unique hop aromas and flavors. With an ABV of 4.8%, Songbird will make an excellent table beer or a go-to for a lazy Sunday. 4.8% ABV / Manhattan, KS / Beeradvocate 85 / Availability: Good

Tallgrass Brewing Top Rope IPA – loaded with Columbus, Chinook, Cascade, Amarillo and Bravo hops to give it some muscle. 6% ABV / Manhattan, KS / Beeradvocate 84 / Availability: Good

Tallgrass Brewing Zombie Monkey – Zombie Monkie is a dark, rich porter, carefully brewed for the post-apocalyptic world to come. Crafted with lots of roasty dark chocolate and specialty malts, then inoculated with enough hops to add a floral/citrus character in the finish. 6.2% ABV / Manhattan, KS / Ratebeer 96 / Availability: Good

Tallgrass Brewing Raspberry Jam – Explorer Series/Limited release. Raspberry Jam pays tribute to the groundbreaking sights and sounds of psychedelic rock. Light and refreshing, with its crisp natural tartness balanced by the addition of raspberries. 4.3% ABV / Manhattan, KS / Availability: Good

Tallgrass Brewing Big Ricc – Bold coffee flavor and aroma with strong chocolate notes. Pours jet-black. Subtle dark fruit flavors. Dark roasted grains. Slight, “warming” alcohol presence. Full-bodied and great for sipping / 10.5% ABV / Manhattan, KS / Ratebeer 95 / Availability: Good

Tallgrass Brewing Wooden Rooster – Velvet Rooster, a Belgian-style Tripel, aged it in rye whiskey barrels, giving it an oaky vanilla finish. 9.5% ABV / Manhattan, KS / Ratebeer 93 / Availability: Good

*Small Town Not Your Father’s Root Beer 10.7% – Kovac passed down his family’s beer making tradition by working tirelessly with his son to craft the first version of “Not Your Father’s Root Beer.” At 10.7% ABV, the silky, smooth and satisfying finish is unmatched in flavor. It appeals to craft beer aficionados as well as those who don’t typically drink beer but crave something unique. 10.7% ABV / Los Angeles, CA / Beeradvocate 92 / Availability: Limited / *Arriving Friday

*Community Trinity Tripel – Trinity Tripel is a hoppy Belgian-style Tripel, technically falling into the Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale category. The smooth body and flavor come from select German Pils malts used for the grist, lending a deep golden hue and clean finish. 9% ABV / Dallas, TX / Ratebeer 89 / Availability: Decent / *Arriving Friday

*New Brunfels – Sangre de Shiva Blend 5 – New Braunfels black weizenbock aging in Dry Comal Creek Malbec barrels. 10.5% ABV / New Braunfels, TX / Availability: Decent / *Arriving Friday


Free Weekend Tastings

Friday

6-8 pm, Free Jolly Pumpkin/North Peak Tasting! Details Above.

Saturday 

12-2 pm, Free Alamo Beer Company Tasting! Details Above.

2-4 pm, Free 5 Stones Brewing Tasting! Details Above.

6-8 pm, Free Cedar Creek Brewing  Tasting! Details Above.

WhichCraft Mueller is Hiring a Coffee Manager!

Are you a Coffee Nerd? Do you obsess over the body, blend and balance of each beautiful cup? Do you ever find yourself grilling your barista over how they roast their beans? Do you spell Love, J-A-V-A? If you answered yes to any of these questions then WhichCraft Beer Store needs you! As we prepare to open our second location in the Mueller development, we seek to hire a bonafide coffee expert to design, implement and run our coffee program. Qualified applicants should have coffee shop experience and some management training or management background. If you (or someone you know) believe you are candidate for this position please send your resume and a cover letter (optional) to jody[at]whichcraftbeerstore.com. For more information on this position please see the relevant blog post on our website.

Free In-Store Tastings – All 6-8pm Except Where Noted

Thursday, July 14th  TONIGHT!

In honor of Six Pack Stories, WhichCraft Beer Store is hosting a special tasting to highlight the breweries being represented tonight. Stop by between 6-8 pm for free samples of Real Ale Gose, Independence Austin Amber, Firestone Walker Luponic Distortion and St. Arnold Icon Gold. For more information on Six Pack Stories please visit their website.

Friday, July 15th

12-2 pm, Angry Orchard Cidery will be joining us for a special daytime tasting. Stop by to try free samples of their Old Fashioned, Knotty Pear, Iceman and Muse.

6-8 pm, Our friends from Odell Brewing Co will be behind the bar to pour free tasters of Drumroll, 90 Schilling and Zard-Alu.

Saturday, July 16th

12-2 pm, Josh from Founders Brewing will be stopping by to sample out some All Day IPA, Mosaic Promise, Devil Dancer and Imperial Stout.

6-8 pm, WhichCraft Beer Store will be hosting a store tasting. Beers included in the lineup will be Stone Citrusy Wit, Twisted X Later Days, Dogfish Head Flesh & Blood and Full Sail Bourbon Barrel Aged Barleywine.

Tuesday, July 19th

Hodge from Oskar Blues will be in the shop to pour free samples of Dale’s Pale Ale, Mamma’s Little Yella Pils, Beerito and Pinner IPA.

Wednesday, July 20th

Tom from Avery will be joining us to let us all try their White Rascal, Perzik, Raja and Maharaja.

Thursday, July 21st

Shannon from Cedar Creek will be in the house to pour free samples of their Patio Pounder, Lawn Ranger and Dankosaurus.

New Beers This Week

Back in Stock: Uinta Tangerine Hop Nosh, Deep Ellum Easy Peasy IPA, Freetail SOul DOubt, Freetail Rye Wit, Freetail Bat Outta Helles, Freetail Original, Twisted X Austin Lager (Formerly Tex Mex Lager), Twisted X Cow Creek, Twisted X Chupahopera, Austin Eastciders Pineapple, Branchline Evil Owl, Ranger Creek Dry Hopped Berliner Weisse, Prairie Bomb, Texas Keeper Grafter Rose.

Adelbert’s Hibiscus Saison Cans – Brewed with hibiscus flowers and dry hopped with Citra, this ale blends a hint of tartness with notes of tropical fruit and citrus. 5.6% BAV / Austin, TX / Availability: Good

Full Sail Barrel Aged Wheatwine – Bourbon Barrel Aged Wheatwine was brewed in the Barleywine style, using 100% malted wheat and left to age in Wild Turkey bourbon barrels for 10 months. It pours a rich honey hue and opens up with complex oak aromas of vanilla and caramel blended nicely with notes of toffee, marmalade and dates. Barrel aging rounds out this big beer by adding a rich tannic structure. 12% ABV / Hood River, OR / Ratebeer 88 / Availability: Limited

Dogfish Flesh & Blood – An honest to goodness India Pale Ale brewed with a bevy of real citrus including orange peel, lemon flesh & blood orange juice. 7.5% ABV / Milton, DE / Availability: Decent

Arrogant Who You Callin’ Wussie Pilsner – A departure from the standard American lite lager. 5.8% ABV / Escondido, CA / Beeradvocate 89 / Availability: Good

Stone Citrusty Wit – Each dryly refreshing, citrusy sip of this coriander-spiced, tangerine-infused, Mandarina Bavaria-hopped creation will satisfy even the most hardcore fan. 5.3% ABV / Escondido, CA / Ratebeer 87 / Availability: Good

San Tan Lime Leaf – A‌ traditionally brewed Cream Ale jazzed up with the addition of Kaffir lime leaves. It is fermented at a colder temperature than a typical ale, giving the beer a smooth flavor and a clean finish. The addition of lime leaves, an ingredient used in Thai cuisine, provides a citrusy, herbal aroma while accentuating the beer’s refreshing character. 4.9% ABV / Chandler, AZ / Availability: Good

Karbach BBH – The brew’s rich malt character, along with chocolate and vanilla notes, make it the perfect beer to warm your toes! 75% aged in Old Forester barrels, 25% aged in Jack Daniels barrels. 10.8% ABV / Houston, TX / Ratebeer 99 / Availability: Very limited

Freetail Yo Soy Un Berliner – Pilsen malt, malted wheat; traditional German hops; top-fermenting yeast; lactobacillus; natural, limestone-filtered, Edwards Aquifer H2O; jelly-filled donuts. 4.4% ABV / San Antonio, TX / Ratebeer 92 / Availability: Good

Freetail Local Stout – A cold-brewed toddy using El Origen coffee beans from Honduras is added to the beer after fermentation; deep, rich chocolate and roast flavors from English malts combine with rich, nuanced sweetness of carefully selected coffee creates a flavor that speaks of a sunrise breakfast upon a distant mountain, or an intimate hot cup for a late night-cap. 7.7% ABV / San Antonio, TX / Ratebeer 84 / Availability: Decent

Freetail Cherry Bexarliner – Brewed to a higher gravity and refermented on Montmorency cherries. Tart, refreshing and a lil’ sweet. 5.8% ABV / San Antonio, TX / Availability: Decent

Twisted X Later Days – Session IPA brewed with generous amounts of Citra and Mosaic hops. 5.5% ABV / Dripping Springs, TX / Availability: Good

Austin Beerworks Heavy Machinery Half IPA – Light hop additions during the boil and tons of dry hopping with Centennial and Citra mean the bitterness is low, but the hop flavor and aroma are high. Made specifically for summertime in Austin. 5.6% ABV / Austin, TX / Ratebeer 92 / Availability: Limited

funkwerks Amarillo – Single hopped Imperial Saison, with a touch of pineapple juice. Amarillo hops were named for their bright yellow hop cone. Notes of grapefruit, citrus and a pineapple. 7% ABV / Fort Collins, CO / Availability: Decent

Branchline Silver & Black IPA – A touch of roasted barley and carafa III to give it its dark color without providing too many roasty flavors. Dry hopped with cascade. 6.3% ABV / San Antonio, TX / Availability: Good

Branchline The Visitor – Magnum and azacca hops. Aroma and flavor notes of peach, grapefruit, pine and tropical fruit. 7% ABV / San Antonio, TX / Availability: Good

Buffalo Bayou Gingerbread Stout – Sweet, creamy, slightly roasty stout with big nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves on the nose. Surprisingly easy-going mouthfeel. 10% ABV / Houston, TX / Ratebeer 93 / Availability: Decent

Knee Deep Hop-Trio – Triple IPA brewed and dry hopped with large amounts of Citra, Mosaic and Amarillo hops that delivers exploding tropical fruit and citrus aromas and flavor. Intense hop aromas that are sure to stimulate your olfactory receptors. 11.a% ABV / Auburn, CA / Beeradvocate 93 / Availability: Decent

Founders Devil Dancer – Triple IPA. Dry-hopped for twenty-six days straight with a combination of 10 hop varieties. 112 actual IBU; although it calculates to over 200! 12% ABV / Grand Rapids, MI / Ratebeer 99 / Availability:

*Ballast Point Orange Vanilla Fathom – The piney and citrus hop aromas of our India-Style Pale Lager combine with sweet orange and creamy vanilla – while staying true to classic lagering techniques. 7% ABV / San Diego, CA / Availability: Limited / *Arriving Friday

Free Weekend Tastings

Friday

12-2 pm, Free Angry Orchard Tasting! Details Above.

6-8 pm, Free Odell Brewing Tasting! Details Above.

Saturday 

12-2 pm, Free Founders Brewing Tasting! Details Above.

6-8 pm, Free WhichCraft Beer Store Tasting! Details Above.