Community Yessir! Pale only $6.99 While Supplies Last! Our Austin City Limits Real Ale Discount Continues.

This weekend only, WhichCraft Beer Store is offering six packs of Community Yessir! for only $6.99. This pale ale is affirmatively full of good attitude & sweet vibes, positively pale and refreshing with a deliciously unique hop character from Eureka and Lemondrop hops. Yessir! finishes dry and crisp with a distinct, earthy hop character and notes of fresh mint and tropical fruits. This deal is only available while supplies last so hurry in.


Austin City Limits Music Festival is HERE! WhichCraft Beer Store has you covered with special discounts on Real Ale six packs all festival long.  Hans’ Pils, Fireman’s #4, Lost Gold and Devil’s Backbone will all be available for only $6.99/6pk. These beers are the perfect compliment for all of the cool vibes and hot tracks to come!

Free In-Store Tastings – All 6-8pm 

Thursday September 29th – TONIGHT!

Our good friend Jeremiah with Uinta Brewing Company will be behind the bar to pour free samples of Organic Pumpkin Ale, Baba Black Lager, Hop Nosh and Cock Eyed Cooper.

Friday, September 30th

Shannon Brewing Company will be in the house to serve up free tasters of their Irish Red Ale, Honey Porter and IPA.

Saturday, October 1st

WhichCraft Beer Store will be hosting a free in house tasting. Beers included in the tasting lineup will be North Peak Majestic, Full Sail Hop Pursuit, Breckenridge Nitro Pumpkin Porter and Left Hand Wicked Juju.

Tuesday, October 4th

Buffalo Bayou Brewing will be stopping by to host a free guided tasting of their Don’t Fear the RIPA, 1836 Copper Ale, Great White Buffalo and Smoke on the Bayou.

Wednesday, October 5th

We will have Shiner Brewing Company in the house to let us all try free samples of their Oktoberfest, Texas Warmer and Shiner Cream Ale.

Thursday, October 6th

Revolver Brewing Company will be in the shop to serve up free tasters of  Sidewinder South West Pale Ale, High Brass Blonde and their new Red Shift.

New Beers This Week

Back in Stock: Avery El Gose, Freetail Soul Doubt, Independence Cucumber Redbud, Karbach Hopadillo, Prairie Bomb, Bayrischer Bahnhof Berliner Weisse, 4th Tap Sun Eater,

The Bruery Melange 14 – French for “blend”, this mélange fuses the mature character of some of our most vintage barrels of barleywine and old ale with the dark depth of our imperial stouts, including both Tuesday-themed releases and Share This. 13.4% ABV / Placentia, CA / Ratebeer 98 / Availability: Limited

The Bruery Mash & Vanilla – Single Barrel Experiment. Bourbon Barrel Aged Mash with 1 lbs of chopped vanilla beans. 13.7% ABV / Placentia, CA / Availability: Limited

North Peak Mellow Cherry Hibiscus – Wheat beer with cherry and hibiscus. 7% ABV / Traverse City, MI / Availability: Good

Community Funnel Cake – A light and delicious ale brewed to be reminiscent of one of the telltale flavors of the State Fair – FUNNEL CAKE! This refreshing English style summer ale has been brewed to be ready and crisp, with just the right amount of toastiness and sweetness, finishing with delicate notes of natural vanilla; all great flavors you find in a perfectly executed funnel cake. 4.1% ABV / Dallas, TX / Availability: Limited

Avery Chai High – American brown with local, fair trade, organic chai. 5% ABV / Boulder, CO / Beeradvocate 86 / Availability: Decent

Avery Certatio Equestris – Ale aged in bourbon barrels with with spearmint added. 8.9% ABV / Boulder, CO / Ratebeer 96 / Availability: Limited

Alesmith Evil Dead Red – Deep blood-red in color, an intense aroma of pine and citrus from an abundance of American hops balances the sweetness and rich, bready flavors of this beer’s caramel malts. 6.6% ABV / San Diego, CA / Ratebeer 98 / Availability: Decent

Breckenridge Nitro Pumpkin Porter – Stout made with roasted malts and deeply roasted, cold pressed coffee beans. Vanilla, cinnamon, and cloves delicately complement the taste of rich pumpkin. 5.5% ABV / Denver, CO / Availability: Good

Breckenridge Mango Mosaic – Mosaic hops naturally give off aromas of guava and mango, lending a unique sweetness to the hop character of this pale ale. To build upon the tropical attributes of the hops, they’ve added a healthy dose of mango. Mango Mosaic Pale Ale is a well-balanced montage of fruit flavors, fresh aromas, and refreshingly crisp goodness. 4.5% ABV / Denver, CO / Availability: Good

Firestone Walker Luponic Distortion No. 3 – The lead hop in Revolution 003 is a new German variety that Brewmaster Matt Brynildson first encountered in its experimental infancy while traveling through the Hallertau region during the hop harvest three years ago. Luponic Distortion Revolution 003 offers a mandarin orange and ripe peach character with ample supporting notes of citrus, stone fruit and pineapple. The overall profile is round and juicy, leaning heavily on ripe fruits with minimal dank or piney edges. 5.9% ABV / Paso Robles, CA / Beeradvocate 89 / Availability: Limited

Free Weekend Tastings, 6-8pm

Friday

 Free Shannon Brewing Tasting! Details Above.

Saturday

Free Tasting of:

North Peak Majestic

Full Sail Hop Pursuit

Breckenridge Nitro Pumpkin Porter

Left Hand Wicked Juju

We’re Offering Special ACL Discounts on Real Ale Six Packs! WhichCraft Mueller is Hiring for Full and Part Time Positions.

Austin City Limits Music Festival is fast approaching and WhichCraft Beer Store has you covered. Beginning today, and extending though the end of ACL, we will be offering special discounts on all of your favorite Real Ale six packs. Hans’ Pils, Firemans #4, Lost Gold and Devil’s Backbone will all be available for only $6.99/6pk. These beers are the perfect compliment for all of the hot weather and live music to come!


WhichCraft Mueller is hiring! We are putting the finishing touches on WhichCraft’s second location in the Mueller area and are currently accepting applications for full and part time positions. Qualified applicants should have a knowledge and passion for craft beer, a desire to learn more about this industry and a GREAT attitude. Sales, bar tending and barista experience is a serious plus. If you, or someone you know, is interested in this position please contact jody@whichcraftbeerstore.com to schedule an interview. For more information on WhichCraft Mueller please refer to our recent Blog Post.

Free In-Store Tastings – All 6-8pm 

Friday, September 23rd

Our good friend Colin from Schilling Cider Company will be behind the bar to pour free samples of their London Dry, Grapefruit Cider, Lumberjack and the NEW Grumpy Bear Coffee Cider.

Saturday, September 24th

Attending Texas Craft Brewers Festival? Stop by WhichCraft for a warm down tasting. We will have Busted Sandal Brewing Company in the house to serve up samples of their Slippery Rock IPA, 210 Ale and El Robusto.

Thursday, September 29th

Jeremiah from Uinta Brewing will be here to host a free guided tasting of their Organic Pumpkin Ale, Hop Nosh IPA, Pit Stop Apricot IPA and Cock Eyed Cooper.

New Beers This Week

Back in Stock: Brooklyn Sorachi Ace, Circle Envy Amber, Independence Austin Amber, 4th Tap Sun Eater, Deep Ellum Dreamcrusher, Lakewood Raspberry Temptress, Brazos Valley Brewing Mama Tried, Brazos Valley Brewing Killin Time

Austin Beerworks Montecore – A well balanced Marzen that is inspired by and brewed in the spirit of the German immigrants who settled Central Texas. 6.8% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Limited

Brazos Valley Brewing 7 Spanish Angels – delicious take using their award winning Silt Brown Ale infused with Independence Coffee Company’s Madelyn’s Backyard Pecan. A dark brew that brings bright mornings. 6.4% ABV / Brenham, TX / Availability: Decent

Brooklyn Oktoberfest – It is true to the original German style, full-bodied and malty, with a bready aroma and light, brisk hop bitterness. Brewed from the finest German malt and hops, Brooklyn Oktoberfest is true to the original style, full bodied and malty, with a bready aroma and light, brisk hop bitterness. 5.5% ABV / Brooklyn, NY / Beeradvocate 83 / Availability: Good

Brooklyn Post Road Pumpkin Ale – Hundreds of pumpkins are blended into each batch of Post Road Pumpkin Ale, creating a beer with an orange amber color, warm pumpkin aroma, biscuity malt center and crisp finish. Post Road Pumpkin Ale is spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg. 5% ABV / Brooklyn, NY / Availability: Good

Prairie Ace – Prairie Ace is a candy sugar saison that has been dry hopped with Sorachi Ace. 7.5% ABV / Tulsa, OK / Ratebeer 90 / Availability: Decent

Deep Ellum Hop Seeker – Centennial base IPA, Wet hopped with Idaho 7 hops from Yakima Valley. 5.6% ABV / Dallas, TX / Availability: Good

Meridian Hive Rhapsody CANS! – Rhapsody is a sessionable honey and blackberry wine made with orange blossom honey. With just enough sweetness to achieve a harmonious balance with tannin and acidity, this nectar pairs well with cheese. 7% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Good

Jester King Noble KingEarthy noble hops and rustic farmhouse yeast create an elegant balance in this dry and drinkable golden ale. Naturally carbonated through re-fermentation in the bottle. 5.9% ABV / Austin, TX / Ratebeer 94 / Availability: Limited

Jester King Black MetalEnglish Imperial Stout meets the Franco-Belgian Farmhouse tradition in this dry, drinkable beer; Pitch black in color with notes of chocolate, roasted and black malts coupled with earthy, peppery and floral farmhouse esters. 9.3% ABV / Austin, TX / Ratebeer 98 / Availability: Limited

Prairie Prairie Weiss – Prairie Weisse is a berliner weisse style beer that is light, refreshing, and lemony-sour. It finishes with a touch of malt to help balance out the flavor. 4.5% ABV / Tulsa, OK / Ratebeer 92 / Availability: Decent

Oasis Oktoberfest – A rich colored lager–malty, sweet and spicy, especially aged for a full bodied smoothness. Particularly suitable for uncertain weather of the September/October season. 5.1% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Good

Upslope Pumpkin – Adding organic baby bear pumpkins to malt and hops makes this truly a local farm to brewhouse collaboration. A custom blend of six spices rounds out the flavors in this highly anticipated beer. 7.7% ABV / Boulder, CO / Beeradvocate 86 / Availability: Good

Upslope Blood Orange Saison – Blood oranges and Mandarina Bavaria hops seamlessly complement one another in this saison providing aromatic notes of citrus and bright, juicy flavors. The addition of pink peppercorns amplifies the spicy notes imparted by the saison yeast while balancing the beer’s natural sweetness and dry finish. 6% ABV / Boulder, CO / Beeradvocate 84 / Availability: Good

Shannon DIPA – Shannon Double IPA (DIPA) is a bigger version of their English-style IPA and is a showcase for some very tasty and aromatic hops. Along with having double the hop load of our year-round IPA, Shannon DIPA has a much higher OG, giving it a little more luck than its English-style cousin. This DIPA gets two dry-hop sessions to give it a superior hop aroma, while maintaining balance and approachability. 8.2% ABV / Shannon, TX / Availability: Good

Mahr’s Saphir Weiss – Extra Hoppy Amber Weiss. Mahr’s master brewer has a new love — an exciting and saucy new variety of Hallertauer hop called Saphir, German for “sapphire.” There’s a metric ton of Saphir hops in this ground-breaking Weiss. 5.6% ABV / Bamberg, Germany / Beeradvocate 87 / Availability: Decent


Free Weekend Tastings, 6-8pm

Friday

 Free Schilling Tasting! Details Above.

Saturday

Free Busted Sandal Tasting! Details Above.

Stone Go-To Six Packs just $6.99 While Supplies Last! Also It’s Wet Hop Season, Plus 120 Minute IPA & 4 Packs of Yellow Rose.

Last weekend’s Stone Go-To IPA 6 pack sale was met with such a great customer response we decided to run it again this weekend. So starting today we will be offering six packs of Stone Go-To IPA in 16oz cans for only $6.99. This session IPA boasts all the gloriously bitter, citrusy, piney flavor of Stone’s bigger / industrial-strength IPAs, but with a significantly lower alcohol-by-volume (4.5%) allowing IPA fans to enjoy more of this amazingly, hoppy beer over a longer session, without giving up any of that gloriously crave-able botanically-driven dankness. While supplies last!


After multiple months of speculation, Lone Pint Brewing finally released their signature SMaSH IPA Yellow Rose in 4 packs! They chose 500mL bottles as the release size, and they are currently in stock. We’re selling them as 4 packs or singles while supplies last, with limit of one 4 pack per person in this first shipment.

Free In-Store Tastings – All 6-8pm except where noted

Thursday, September 15th – TONIGHT!

Arjit from Flood Distribution will be joining us to serve up free tasters of Jolly Pumpkin Luciernaga, funkwerks Dry Hopped Provincial and North Peak Majestic.

Friday, September 16th

Lori from Pedernales Brewing will be back in the house with free samples of Oktoberfest, Bitter Battle IPA and the latest Hop Bomb.

Saturday, September 17th – 3pm to 5pm

David Yancey, head brewer at Adelbert’s, has started his own side project brewery under the name Rusty Barrel Brewing. Taste his first release, a whiskey barrel aged barleywine, in the shop from 3pm to 5pm!

Thursday, September 22nd

The one and only Peanut from Brooklyn Brewery will be dishing out samples of Post Road Pumpkin, Oktoberfest and the new Framboise release arriving next week.

New Beers This Week

Back in stock: Alaskan Kicker IPA, Maui Coconut Porter, Stone Go-To IPA ($6.99!).

Austin Beerworks Heavy Machinery Wet Hop IPA – Hops are picked but once a year in the northern hemisphere so for hop heads the fall hop harvest is basically Christmas and Hanukkah rolled into one. Centennial hops are picked in Oregon and put in the boil kettle 12 hours later. 4 pack cans which will go VERY fast. 7% ABV/Austin, TX/Beer Advocate 87/Availability: very limited, no limit

Southern Star Garden State Hefeweizen – Southern Star’s latest release in their Art Can series is a hefeweizen brewed with Mandarina Bavaria hops which are known for their citrusy and orange-like flavors. Local artist Nicole Gavin designed the label. ? ABV/Conroe, TX/No ratings yet/Availability: decent

Martin House Cellarman’s Wet Hop IPA – The rotating single hop IPA 6 pack series from Martin House features Wet Hop Cascade this time around. Grab em up! 7% ABV/Fort Worth, TX/No ratings on this batch/Availability: decent

Martin House Cuvee Pumpkin Latte – Talk about jumping into the pumpkin game with both feet! In a collaboration with Cuvee Coffee, this one features 300 pounds of pumpkin before having vanilla and coffee added. 5.2% ABV/Fort Worth, TX/No ratings yet/Availability: decent

Dogfish 120 Minute IPA – The holy grail of hops is back! Continuously hopped for two straight hours during the boil, this is not for the faint of heart. 12 oz bottle, limit 1 per person. Will go extremely fast. 16% ABV/Milton, DE/Ratebeer 99/Availability: extremely limited, limit 1 pp.

Schilling Grumpy Bear Cider – Now here’s an interesting one. This is the first nitrogenated canned cider, and it has the bonus of having freshly roasted cold brew coffee added to it. Also, the roaster provides jobs to homeless Seattle youth, so this is for a good cause, too. 5% ABV/Seattle, WA/No ratings yet/Availabilty: decent

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. Very limited, limit 1 per person. Arriving Friday. 9.1% ABV/Garland, TX/Ratebeer 99/Availability: very limited/*Arriving Friday, limit 1 per person

Boulevard Funkier Pumpkin* – Choosing to focus on the complexity that brettanomyces can bring to a beer, Funkier Pumpkin offers subtle pumpkin flavor accented by traditional spicing in a beer that showcases the hallmark earthy/forest floor notes of Boulevard’s house wild yeast strain. 8.5% ABV/Kansas City, MO/No ratings yet/Availability: decent

Rusty Barrel Whiskey Bent Barleywine – David Yancey, head brewer at Adelbert’s, is setting off on a similar trajectory to that of previous Adelbert’s head brewer Taylor Ziebarth. He has started a side project under the label Rusty Barrel Brewing, and his first release is a whiskey barrel aged barleywine. It’s in 750mL format and we’ll be sampling it out with David at our shop this coming Saturday. Details above. 11% ABV/Austin, TX/No ratings yet/Availability: limited


Free Weekend Tastings, 6-8pm

Friday

 Free Pedernales Tasting! Details Above.

Saturday 

Austin Beerworks Heavy Machinery Wet Hop IPA (assuming it’s still in stock)

Strange Land Headless Gentleman

5 Stones Sultan of Roselle Droop

Firestone Pivo Pils