WhichCraft Advent Calenders Going Fast–$100+Tax. Pickup after Nov. 21st

Our advent calendar sale is going strong! Don’t miss your chance to enjoy a hand-picked 24-beer assortment. Boxes are sold for $100+tax (Payment accepted in-store or over the phone!) Note:  In accordance with TABC Law, WhichCraft can NOT ship beer into, out of, or within the state of Texas.  Calendars will be available for pick up IN-STORE, IN-PERSON after November 21st (if you will be sending a proxy to pick-up your calendar, please specify when ordering.)

Don’t forget, two lucky (completely random) advent calendar customers will receive deluxe calendars, featuring 24 beers worth over DOUBLE the sales price. These deluxe boxes will be indistinguishable from their non-deluxe brethren, so choose wisely when picking up after November 21st!

Also, like Kansas’s wayward son, our November Brewery of the Month deal carries on! Enjoy Real Ale six-packs, including Hans Pils, Devil’s Backbone Tripel, Axis IPA, and Fireman’s #4 Blonde, each just $6.99 throughout October. 

WhichCraft is a featured retail partner of The Austin Ale Trail – a passport booklet that includes all 45 breweries with taprooms in the greater Austin area in one novelty guide. The passport features information on the brewery and interactive journaling options as well. Visit more breweries and collect more stamps in your passport and then redeem for merchandise. Stop into Whichcraft to purchase the $5 passport or visit www.atxaletrail.com.


New Beers This Week

Back in stock:  Brazos Valley Slippin’ Into Darkness, Brazos Valley Big Spoon, Tupps Full Grown Man, Brooklyn Winter Ale, Victory Winter Cheers

Tupps DDH IPA Series 15– That hazy IPA that never goes anywhere is back now with a hop profile consisting of 50% Aloha, 30% Cluster,  20% Galaxy. 7.1% ABV / McKinney, TX / Availability: Good

Tupps DDH IPA Variant #15 TDH – Same as above….only triple dry-hopped. Need we say more? 7.4% ABV / McKinney, TX / Availability: Good

Odell Barreled Treasure – Stout barrel-aged with cold brew coffee. 11% ABV / Fort Collins, CO / Availability: Good

Rogue Chocolate Cherry Stout– Strong chocolate stout with a hint of cherry.  5% ABV / Newport, OR / Availability: Good

Clown Shoes DDH Yee-Haw– Double Dry-Hopped New England Style IPA.  7% ABV / Boston, MA / Availability: Decent

Clown Shoes Churro Sombrero–  Mexican-Style Chocolate Stout with Vanilla Beans and Cinnamon. 7% ABV / Boston, MA / Availability: Decent


New Beers on Draft at WhichCraft Taproom

Full Draft List Available on our Website

Austin Eastciders Spiced Cider–Made with a mixture of sweet and zesty spices including cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves, this cider is slightly spicy with a smooth and sweet finish.  5% ABV / Austin, TX

Martin House PB Pretzel Stout – Pretzel Stout with Peanut Butter.  What the hell else could you want? 6.5% ABV / Dallas, TX

Blue Owl Hop Totem -A beer that strikes a bold balance of bitterness, sweetness, and sourness; heavily hopped with Citra. 6.2% ABV / Austin, TX

Alpine Nelson– Named after Nelson Sauvin, an outstanding hop varietal from New Zealand. The hop is introduced through the brewing and dry-hopping of this complex and well-balanced IPA. A hazy straw hued ale, Nelson is topped by bright white beer foam and offers a tropical hop aroma. The pine and fruity hop notes linger but are well-balanced by the smooth, malty addition of European rye malts. Enjoy this stunning and multifaceted, yet mellow IPA.  7% ABV / Alpine, CA

Brewtorium Dr. Doctor Pils– German-style pilsner.  5.4% ABV / Austin, TX


This Week’s Specials

  • November Brewery of the Month! Six-Packs from Real Ale, including their Devil’s Backbone, Axis IPA, and Fireman’s #4, are still just $6.99.
  • WhichCraft Happy Hour: Mueller’s favorite afternoon activity, 4-6pm. Check the big board for our latest specials.

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

Our Real Ale Brewery of The Month Deal Merrily Rolls Along!

Here at WhichCraft, when y’all speak, we listen — even if your speech is a little slurred at times. The demand for our October Brewery of the Month deal has been incredible. So much so that we’re going to keep it going through November. There’s still time to enjoy FOUR delightful $6.99 six-pack options! Looking for a light porch pounder? Look no further than either the crisp Hans’ Pilsner or classic Fireman’s #4 Blonde. More of a hop head? We have the Axis IPA’s bright, citrus flavors in abundance. Want to take your craft game to the next level? Try the demonically delicious Devil’s Backbone Tripel (at 8.1%, this sixer ain’t for the faint of heart). Think you’re up to the challenge? Stop by our Mueller Taproom and find out–and grab a pour of something tasty while you’re at it.

Hoppy Holidays y’all! As November brings delightfully chilly temperatures, we’re continuing to sell Advent Calendars! Don’t miss your chance to enjoy a unique, 24-beer assortment– hand-picked by our knowledgeable staff and guaranteed to inspire cheer all December long!  Don’t forget, when calendars are available for pick up mid-November, two lucky (completely random) customers will receive deluxe calendars, featuring an assortment of beers worth over DOUBLE the sales price of $100. Pre-order your calendar in-store or via phone (payment accepted upfront and credit card can be taken over the phone). Order now, spots will fill up fast!

WhichCraft is a featured retail partner of The Austin Ale Trail – a passport booklet that includes all 45 breweries with taprooms in the greater Austin area in one novelty guide. The passport features information on the brewery and interactive journaling options as well. Visit more breweries and collect more stamps in your passport and then redeem for merchandise. Stop into Whichcraft to purchase the $5 passport or visit www.atxaletrail.com.


New Beers This Week

Back in stock:  Left Hand Fade To Black

Brooklyn Chocolate Stout – Within this Russian imperial stout you’ll find a dark chocolate aroma and flavor achieved through the artful blending of six malts and three distinct mashes. 10% ABV / Brooklyn, NY / Availability: Good

Lakewood Texas Porter– Complex but easy going. Lakewood used Texas malts to create this roasty Porter.  5.46 % ABV / Garland, TX / Availability: Good

Victory Fizzy Bizness Brut IPA– Brewed exquisitely with sultry hops and special ingredients, this fruity and dry IPA work elegant and tropical notes that sparkle like bubbly and drink like champagne. 7.1% ABV / Downington, PA/ Availability: Good

Jester King Kollaborationsbier– a Farmhouse Saison collaboration between Jester King and Live Oak. Kollaborationsbiermittschechischemhopfenundwilderbakterienhefekombination (or Kollaborationsbier for short) literally means “collaboration beer with Czech hops, wild yeast, and bacteria” in German. 4.2% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Good

Lone Pint 667 – An American India Pale Ale; orange nectar with a frothy white head; light malt body; seriously chocked full of hop flavor and aroma with notes of grapefruit, peach, & honey.  6.67% ABV / Magnolia, TX / Availability: Decent

Odd Side Hazel’s Nuts–  This complex coffee stout aged in bourbon barrels provides mouth-watering vanilla, oak, whiskey, chocolate and espresso flavors along with toasted hazelnuts are rich and pleasant on the tongue. 11% ABV / Grand Haven, MI/ Availability: Good

Odd Side Nut Bandit–  Imperial Brown ale with Hazelnut. 9.25% ABV / Grand Haven, MI / Availability: Good

Odd Side Citra Pale Ale–  Odd Side’s flagship beer which is brewed exclusively with Citra hops. The aroma is an intoxicating bouquet of grapefruit, tropical fruit, lemon, and pine. 5.75% ABV / Grand Haven, MI / Availability: Decent

Odd Side 2 Cats in the Wall–  Double NE Style IPA. 10% ABV / Grand Haven, MI / Availability: Decent

Odd Side Dank Juice–  Low bitterness gives way to juicy hops and a smooth, creamy, hazy beer.  7% ABV / Grand Haven, MI / Availability: Decent

Odd Side Double Boysenberry Fruitsicle–  Juicy, fruity, imperial ale brewed with lactose.  Brewed with boysenberries, blackberries, and black currant. 6.75% ABV / Grand Haven, MI / Availability: Decent


New Beers on Draft at WhichCraft Taproom

Full Draft List Available on our Website

Family Business AuroraFresh bread aroma and a creamy honey graham cracker flavor blend harmoniously with a bright and crisp hop finish, resulting in a remarkably balanced and seductive lager. 5.1% ABV / Austin, TX

Bishop Light Cide –  a session cider, easy on the ABV’s, calories, sugar, and carbs, but big on flavor.  4% ABV / Dallas, TX

Whitestone Velvet Nunchucks – Classic British Brown Ale. 6.8% ABV / Cedar Park, TX

Vista Merriwether– A classic German hefe featuring dewberry & dandelion blossoms, plus fragrant elderberry. 4.5% ABV / Austin, TX

St. Elmo Carl– German Pilsner malt, Tettnanger Hops, and clean Kolsch yeast come together in graceful harmony to make the perfect everyday beer.  Kolsch takes the best parts of the ale and lager worlds and puts them into one amazing sip. White wine ester and a sharp lager-esque bite combine to make your mouth happy. 4.5% ABV / Austin, TX

Zilker Run It BackHazy Pale, tropical, crusher. 5.3% ABV / Austin, TX

Brazos Valley Greetings From Brenham -Greetings From Brenham is crisp and dry IPA (like champagne) with loads of Citra and Mosaic hops. 6.5% ABV / Austin, TX

Lone Pint Yellow RoseA SMaSH, Single Malt, and Single Hop, IPA using a caboodle (the technical term for a large amount of malt) of malt and a new hop released in 2012 called Mosaic (HBC 369). 6.8% ABV / Magnolia, TX


This Week’s Specials

  • It’s our October Brewery of the Month– In November! Six-Packs from Real Ale, including their Devil’s Backbone, Axis IPA, and Fireman’s #4, are still just $6.99.
  • WhichCraft Happy Hour: Mueller’s favorite afternoon activity, 4-6pm. Check the big board for our latest specials.

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

Bow Down Before the Pumpkinator!

We’ve received your phone calls, your emails, even your social media messages; the answer is YES– we have St. Arnold’s Pumpkinator Imperial Stout! This Friday (10/25), come join beer rep extraordinaire Frank in celebrating all beers St. Arnolds! On tap, we’ll have the delightfully amber Guten Tag lager, the crowd-pleasing Honey Agave Cider, and last but not least, 2018 and 2019 vintages of the PUMPKINATOR! But why stop there? In addition to 2019 Pumpkinator bombers, we’ll also be selling 12oz bottles of Bourbon Barrel-aged Pumpkinator, as well as our special supply of cellared 2018 Pumpkinator bombers. Bottle limit one per person. While supplies last! 

Before the pumpkin-tinged mayhem takes over our store, join Hi Sign Brewing Co. for one hoppy evening.  This Thursday (10/24), we’ll be pouring satisfying pints of the cosmically tasty Super Astronaut Double IPA.  Rumor on the street is we’ll also have tallboy cans available in singles and 4-packs. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind ale from one of our favorite local breweries. Buy the beer, keep the glass!

Also, like Kansas’s wayward son, our Brewery of the Month carries on! Enjoy Real Ale six-packs, including Hans Pils, Devil’s Backbone Tripel, Axis IPA, and Fireman’s #4 Blonde, each just $6.99 throughout October.

Don’t forget, our advent calendar pre-sale is in full swing! Nowhere else will you find 24 unique beers, hand-picked by our knowledgeable staff–all for just $100! Order in-store or over the phone. While supplies last. 

Lastly, WhichCraft is a featured retail partner of The Austin Ale Trail – a passport booklet that includes all 45 breweries with taprooms in the greater Austin area in one novelty guide. The passport features information on the brewery and interactive journaling options as well. Visit more breweries and collect more stamps in your passport and then redeem for merchandise. Stop into Whichcraft to purchase the $5 passport or visit www.atxaletrail.com.


 Special Events at WhichCraft Tap Room

Thursday, Oct 24th

5-8pm Houston, we’re ready to drink. Come celebrate the Super Astronaut, a seriously tasty double IPA from our friends at Hi Sign Brewing. We’ll also be selling tallboys in singles and 4-packs. Bought the beer? Why doncha keep the glass?

Friday, Oct 25th

5-8pm Houston, we’re ready to drink–again. Come square up against Texas’s favorite Imperial Pumpkin Stout, the Pumpkinator (in addition to the 2018 and 2019 versions available both on draft and in bombers, we’ll have the bourbon barrel-aged variant in 12oz bottles). We’ll also be sampling the Guten Tag lager and Honey Agave Cider. Guess what you get to keep if you buy the beer?


New Beers This Week

Back in stock: Lefthand Chai Milk Stout, Lefthand Wake Up Dead Stout, Alaskan Smoked Porter

21st Amendment Tasty IPA -Made in collaboration with homebrewer, Mike “Tasty” McDole, Tasty IPA drinks easily but isn’t necessarily easy drinking. The hop-forward creation, spawned from test batches of Tasty’s own homebrews, features Citra and Mosaic Lupulin Powder with Ekuanot hop pellets. It’s a quenching IPA with a clean bitterness and a ton of hop aroma and flavor. 6.8% ABV / San Leandro, CA /Availability: Good

Great Divide S’mores Yeti – Imperial Stout brewed with Chocolate, Marshmallow, and Spices. 9.5% ABV / Denver, Co / Availability: Decent

420 Strain Chocolate Stout –  Five twenty bro.  A trinity of hops, strain-specific terpenes, and natural hemp-type flavors complement a roasty malt backbone, resulting in a medley of flavors: Tropical fruit on the inhale, coffee on the exhale, chocolate all the way through. 6.4% ABV / Atlanta, GA / Availability: Decent

Great Divide Mexican Hot Chocolate Yeti –  Another variation on the classic Yeti Imperial Stout. Great Divide added a variety of spices, vanilla, and coffee to invoke the flavors of a Mexican hot chocolate 9.5% ABV / Denver, Co / Availability: Decent


Anchor Old Foghorn– The malty sweetness, fruitiness, unique hop aroma and high original gravity of Old Foghorn® Barleywine Style Ale is to beer much as port is to wine.  8.2% ABV / San Fransisco, CA / Availability: Good

Buffalo Bayou Mexican Hot Chocolate – Mexican Hot Chocolate has all the characteristics of its namesake in traditional stout form. Rich, dark chocolate malt is the foundation for this semi-sweet chocolate stout with a warm, dry finish. Cinnamon and Cayenne add a sweet spice to a chocolatey base. 9.6% ABV / Houston, TX / Availability: Good

Ommegang Saisonztraminer –  Belgian Saison co-fermented with Gewürztraminer grape juice. 6.5% ABV / Cooperstown, NY / Availability: Limited

Clown Shoes El Hombre Sin Nombre – Imperial stout with Texas rye malt aged in Balcones rye whiskey barrels. 10% ABV / Boston, MA / Availability: Decent

Destihl Cranberry Criek – Destihl’s non-traditional Cranberry Criek evolved by merging tart cranberries with sweet cherries, normally associated with a traditional Kriek, but in a kettle sour beer that is wonderfully intricate, balanced, fruity and tart.  5% ABV / Normal, IL / Availability: Decent

Texas Keeper Honey Theif (2019) – The latest iteration of Texas Keepers refreshing cyser (mead/cider hybrid) 8.1% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: good

Nine Band Candy Corn Scream Ale – A delightful cream ale modeled after everyone’s favorite Halloween Candy. Creamy, light, and sticky sweet.  5.9 % ABV / Allen, TX / Availability: Good

Nine Ban Island Wakeup – Coconut Coffee Porter. 6 % ABV / Allen, TX / Availability: Good

Prairie Screenshot–  Imperial stout with Hazelnut roasted coffee. 11% ABV / Krebs, OK / Availability: Good

Clown Shoes El Hombre Sin Nombre – Imperial stout with Texas rye malt aged in Balcones rye whiskey barrels. 10% ABV / Boston, MA / Availability: Decent

Dragon’s Milk White – A full-flavored, yet lighter stout drinking experience that presents familiar flavors in a completely unexpected way. 6% ABV / Holland, MI / Availability: Good


New Beers on Draft at WhichCraft Taproom

Full Draft List Available on our Website

Hi Sign Super Astronaut DIPA – Smooth, low-bitter Double IPA with big hop aromas, and easy finish. 2018 Alpha King Challenge Finalist 9.5% ABV / Austin, TX

ABGB Industry Pils –  2016 GABF GOLD (German-style Pilsener). 4.9% ABV / Austin, TX

Texas Keeper August Cerise – Dry, heirloom apple cider. Double fermented w/ sour cherries. 8/9% ABV / Austin, TX

ABW Fat Stacks – low carb pilsner.  5% ABV / Austin, Tx

Deschutes Dissident Marionberry  – Aged for 9 months on 10,000 lbs of Oregon Marionberry puree  11.7% ABV/ Portland, OR

ABGB Industry Rocket 100 – An interpretation of lagers brewed by German Immigrants to Texas before Prohibition. Prost! Three-time Gold Medal Winner – GABF 2018, 2017, 2015.  5.1% ABV / Austin, TX

Spindletap Faded DIPA – All of the Mosaic Hops. 8% ABV / Houston, TX

Southern Heights Friends With Benefits – This hazy collaboration with Zilker beer is called Friends With Benefits! Centennial, Citra, Eureka, Sabro and a blend of other hops by the truckloads make this Hazy IPA incredibly juicy!  6.5% ABV / Austin, TX

Southern Heights Friends With Benefits – This hazy collaboration with Zilker beer is called Friends With Benefits! Centennial, Citra, Eureka, Sabro and a blend of other hops by the truckloads make this Hazy IPA incredibly juicy!  6.5% ABV / Austin, TX

Prairie Rainbow Sherbert – Summer forward sour ale with raspberry, pineapple, and orange.  5.2% ABV / Krebs, OK

Sierra Nevada Kellerwies – A deeply flavorful hazy-golden hefeweizen. 4.8% ABV / Chico, CA


This Week’s Specials

  • Brewery of the Month! Real Ale six-packs, including Hans Pils, Devil’s Backbone Tripel, Axis IPA, and Fireman’s #4 Blonde, each just $6.99 throughout October.
  • WhichCraft Happy Hour: Mueller’s favorite afternoon activity, 4-6pm every day. Check the big board for our latest specials.

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