This weekend only, WhichCraft Beer Store is offering six packs of Brazos Valley Mama Tried IPA for only $6.99. This IPA is so hoppy it’s downright criminal. Prepare to have your taste buds assaulted by Citra hops. Don’t tell our Mamas, Please! This deal is only available while supplies last so hurry in.
Austin City Limits Music Festival’s second weekend begins NOW! WhichCraft Beer Store has you covered with special discounts on Real Ale twelve packs all weekend long. Hans’ Pils, Fireman’s #4, Lost Gold and Devil’s Backbone will all be available for only $13.98/12pk. These beers are exactly what you need to close out another crazy ACL!
Free In-Store Tastings – All 6-8pm Except Where Noted
Thursday October 6th – TONIGHT!
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.
Friday, October 7th
12-2pm – Straight from Escondido, Stone’s latest batch of Enjoy By IPA is hitting our shelves and this time they brewed it with tangerine. Stop in for this special daytime tasting, so that you can try before you buy. This beer will NOT LAST!
6-8pm – WhichCraft Beer Store will be hosting a free in house tasting. Beers included in the tasting lineup will be Saint Arnold Icon Red, Bishop Blood Orange Cider, Calavera Dubbel and Monk’s Cafe.
Saturday, October 8th
12-2pm – Kerrie from Alamo Brewing Company will be stopping by in the afternoon to pour free samples of their Oktoberfest, Alamo Summer and Alamo Golden Ale.
6-8pm – WhichCraft Beer Store will be hosting a free in house tasting. Beers included in the tasting lineup will be Uinta Pils, Jolly Pumpkin La Parcela, Great Divide Hybernation and Odell Jolly Russian.
Sunday, October 9th
12-2pm – Josh from Founders Brewing will be behind the bar to pour free samples of PC Pils, Breakfast Stout, Curmudgeonand All Day IPA.
Tuesday, October 11th
4-6pm – Clown Shoes is coming to WhichCraft for an exclusive tasting, featuring their Bluegrass Billionaire, Blaecorn Unidragon and Space Cake IIPA. Keep an eye on our twitter and facebook, just in case a few brews make their way out of our cellar.
New Beers This Week
Back in Stock: Clown Shoes Barista, Independence Redbud, Hollows and Fentimans Ginger Beer, Ducato Koji Il Riso White, Martin House Imperial Texan, Martin House Day Break, NBBC PKL FKR, Community Funnel Cake, Epic Tart n’ Juicy, Lakewood Punkel, Southern Tier Pumking, Zilker Marco IPA, Zilker Coffee Milk Stout, Adelberts Philosophizer, Alpine Duet,
Clown Shoes Presumptive Nominee – IPA dry hopped with Mosaic, Motueka, and El Dorado hops. 6.8% ABV / Ipswich, MA / Availability: Decent
Funkwerks Solenna – Solenna pairs the fruitiness of a traditional Belgian yeast strain with the subtle spicy character of Brettanomyces and the floral notes of German hops. Notes of candy apple, cinnamon, and fresh-cut grass give way to a dry finish and firm lingering bitterness. 6.3% ABV / Fort Collins, CO / Availability: Decent
Funkwerks Bramble – Brett Saison with BlackBerries, aged in bourbon barrels. 7.6% ABV / Fort Collins, CO / Availability: Decent
Jolly Pumpkin La Parcela Pumpkin – Packed with real pumpkins, hints of spice, and a gentle kiss of cocoa to liven the soul. An everyday easy way to fill your squashy quotient. 5.9% ABV / Dexter, MI / Ratebeer 96 / Availability: Limited
Southern Tier Warlock – Imperial stout brewed with pumpkins Warlock is brewed to enchant your palate on its own and also to counterpoint the Imperial Ale, Pumking. Make your own black magic by carefully pouring this Imperial Stout into a goblet. 8.6% ABV / Lakewood, Ny / Ratebeer 96 / Availability: Decent
Saint Arnold Icon Red – Icon Red – Altbier is a take on the traditional Düsseldorf-style Altbier. Brewed with all German malt, hops and yeast, this crisp sessionable beer has an assertive bitterness from the floral Perle hops that is well balanced by the rich, yet clean malt profile. 5% ABV / Houston, TX / Availability: Limited
Funkwerks Rum Deceit – This award winning Belgian-style golden ale Deceit was aged in oak rum barrels for 8 months to produce this strong yet deceptively smooth brew. This beer pours a beautiful golden color with alluring aromas of fresh apple and crisp white wine. Spicy notes in the flavor are complemented by tantalizing and complex characteristics pulled from the oak barrels. Slight fruit notes balance these elaborate flavors and transition into a dry and inviting finish. 10% ABV / Fort Collins, CO / Ratebeer 89 / Availability: Decent
Stone Enjoy By 10.31.16 Tangerine IPA – Puréed tangerines were added to the batch to create a devastatingly fresh IPA with a tang of tangerine. The flavors yielded by this addition to the recipe meld beautifully with the bitterness of the hops. True to this series, Stone Enjoy By Tangerine IPA is brewed specifically NOT to last, and should be enjoyed within 37 days. 9.4% ABV / Escondido, CA / Availability: Very Limited
Bishop Blood Orange Cider – Apple and Blood Orange cider – acidic, dry, fruit forward and aromatic. Reminiscent of an English Radler. 6.2% ABV / Dallas, TX / Availability: Good
Lagunitas The Lowdown – This new 3.9% alcohol by volume summer slammer is a brewed with a boat-load of Simcoe, Mosaic, and Citra hops from Perrault Farms. This dry and hoppy copper ale is packed full of some favorite Northwestern Hops from Perrault Farms (over 2 lbs. per barrel!), and copper-died with some dark crystal malts to make this tropical, earthy, and stoooopdly flammable ale. Lagunitas. 3.9% ABV / Petaluma, CA / Beeradvocate 86 / Availability: Decent
Odell Jolly Russian – Russian Imperial Stout aged in Rum Barrels. 13.3% ABV / Fort Collins, CO / Availability: Decent
Great Divide Hibernation – English-style Old Ale. Hibernation Ale is Colorado’s original strong ale — it has been Great Divide’s winter seasonal each year since 1995. Hibernation’s massive flavors are so intense that it requires over three months of aging each year. This lengthy aging process gives Hibernation its revered malty richness, complex hop profile and hearty warming character, which is perfect right out of the bottle or cellared for longer periods of time. 8.7% ABV / Denver, CO / Ratebeer 97 / Availability: Limited
Uinta Pils – This year-round porch beer has a crisp bitterness that balances gentle hop aromatics of citrus rind and fresh cut flowers. 5% ABV / Salt Lake City, UT / Beeradvocate 83 / Availability: Good
Monk’s Cafe Flemish Sour CANS! – Brewed for Monk’s Café in Philadelphia, but also available for retail purchase elsewhere. Oud Bruin in style; a traditional blend of young and old beers. 5.5% ABV / Lindenlaan, Belgium / Beeradvocate 86 / Availability: Good
Karbach Quintuple IPA 5 – This one of a kind offering is brewed to celebrate 5 years of beer! Brewed with 5 different malts, 5 different sources of fermentable sugars, 5 hop varieties and 5 yeasts. 13% ABV / Houston, TX / Availability: Limited
Alvinne Wild West – Golden blond ale brewed with house hops and fermented with Morpheus house yeast. Aged in wooden Bordeaux red wine barrels for eight months. Fermented on grapes for 5 months. 6% ABV / Zwevegem, Belgium / Availability: Limited
Calavera Dubbel – This frothy top-fermented beer gets a subtle caramel taste by using special roasted malts caramel type. This gives the beer a faint taste of raisins, cookies and candies. Balanced with the bitterness of the hops aromatic Saaz type of the Czech Republic, to get a well-balanced and versatile beer. Following old Belgian traditions, a small addition of sugar dark candy is used to give the beer a light touch on the palate despite its strength. 6.4% ABV / Tlalnepantla, México / Availability: Good
Free Weekend Tastings, 6-8pm
Free Tasting of:
Saint Arnold Icon Red
Bishop Blood Orange Cider
Free Tasting of:
Jolly Pumpkin La Parcela
Great Divide Hybernation
Odell Jolly Russian