WhichCraft Beer Store is a proud partner of The House that Beer Built, a collaboration between Austin Habitat for Humanity and Austin’s beer community to provide affordable housing for low income families. Now, and while supplies last, you can help support this important effort by purchasing an exclusive ‘The House that Beer Built’ glass right here at WhichCraft. A portion of the proceeds from these glasses will go towards the groundbreaking and building of a new house, scheduled to begin this September. For more information on The House that Beer Built, their mission, their partners and upcoming events, please visit their website.
Blues On The Green is back! The next installment in 93.3 KGSR’s outdoor concert series is kicking off this Wednesday, July 13th at Zilker park with headliner Hayes Carll. WhichCraft Beer Store is here to help you get ready with our huge selection of six pack and single cans. Want to take the guess work out of it? Head to our cooler and pick up one of our pre-assembled mixed six packs and get a free koozie to boot. Its the perfect choice for all of your outdoor Summer concert needs. For more information on the Blues On The Green concert series please visit their website.
Aviary Wine + Kitchen, our South Lamar neighbor, is throwing a Luau Kickstarter party! The goal of their Kickstarter is to crowd source enough money to renovate their current space into a full wine bar and kitchen. Aviary has always been one of the most unique wine and decor destinations in Austin, and a great supporter of our mission here at WhichCraft. Please help support this amazingly creative business by joining them this Saturday, July 9th at 5pm for some roast pig and delicious wine. To support their Kickstarter project directly please visit their page.
Free In-Store Tastings – All 6-8pm
Thursday, July 7th TONIGHT!
Chenelle with Last Stand Brewing will be in the house to let us all try their BPA and Coffee Porter.
Friday, July 8th
Squatters and Wasatch Brewing will be stopping by to sample out some Snap Down, Full Suspension, Lavender Honey and Apricot Hefe.
Saturday, July 9th
WhichCraft Beer Store will be hosting a store tasting. The tasting lineup will include funkwersk Nelson Sauvin, Left Hand Wicked Juju, Gigantic IPA and Amager Rye Porter.
Tuesday, July 12th
Our good friend John Sikes from Independence Brewing Company will be joining us to serve up some free samples of Liberty Lunch IPA, Redbud berliner weisse, Austin Amber and Convict Hill oatmeal stout.
Wednesday, July 13th
Stephan from Branchline Brewing will be here to pour free samples of their Woodcutter, Evil Owl, The Visitor and The Old Three Hundred.
Thursday, July 14th
Lakewood Brewing Company’s own Myk O’Connor will be behind the bar to pour free samples of their All Call kolsch, Zomer Pilsner, Lakewood Lager and Hop Trapp Belgian IPA.
New Beers This Week
Back in Stock: Live Oak Big Bark, Independence Liberty Lunch, Karbach Hop Delusion, Karbach Rodeo Clown, Firestone Walker Luponic Distortion, Last Stand Coffee Porter, Hops & Grain 787o2, Clown Shoes A Fistfull of Unidragon, Sixpoint Resin, Mahr’s Mastadon Lager, Mahr’s Ungespundet Kellerbier, Alesmith IPA, Abita Blueberry Harvest.
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
Left Hand Wicked Juju – fresh juiced ginger and dark roasted malt are brewed together to pour black with slight ginger heat giving way to chocolate malt sweetness. Invoke the good spirits and give reverence to the wicked with each divine drop. 7.2% ABV / Longmont, CO / Ratebeer 88 / Availability: Decent
Stone Encore Series: 6th Anniversary Porter – With intensified malts and hops, this porter was conditioned in French and American oak. Its distinctive smokiness and amplified its chocolate and roast coffee flavors add subtle notes of toffee, cherries, dried berries and vanilla. 8% ABV / Escondido, CA / Ratebeer 100 / Availability: Limited
Stone Go To IPA Cans – session IPA, boasting all the gloriously bitter, citrusy, piney flavor of a bigger, industrial-strength IPA, but with a significantly lower alcohol-by-volume. 4.5% ABV / Escondido, CA / Ratebeer 96 / Availability: Good
Great Divide White Water – an American wheat ale built for exploration. The bold hop profile adds complexity to this crisp, balanced ale, while hints of citrus, light floral notes, and a satisfying bitterness leave a perfect reminder of trails climbed and rapids subdued. 6.1% ABV / Denver, CO / Availability: Decent
Gigantic IPA – True to its name. Cascade, Centennial, Crystal and Simcoe create a citrusy hop confluence that continuously embiggens with each drink. “Never Give An Inch”. 7.3% ABV / Portland, OR / Ratebeer 95 / Availability: Limited
Gigantic Ginormous Double IPA – Developed in a secret testing facility deep in S.E. Portland, Ginormous is powered by seven mighty hops. His mission is simple; to deliver a massive hop punch to those in need. 8.8% ABV / Portland, OR / Ratebeer 96 / Availability: Limited
Gigantic Pipewrench IPA – Aged in Ransom Old Tom Gin Barrels. This tasty, refreshing beer is a blend of bright citrus and fruity hops, juniper, spice, and oak. 7.8% ABV / Portland, OR / Ratebeer 93 / Availability: Limited
funkwerks Tropic King – Originally designed to be a hoppier version of funkwerks’ flagship Saison, the accidental (but fortuitous) addition of two extra bags of Munich malt balanced the hop bitterness leaving this very unique Imperial Saison. Tropical fruit flavors coming from the unique New Zealand hop variety, Rakau. Notes of passion fruit, mango, peach, pepper and ginger. 8% ABV / Fort Collins, CO / Ratebeer 94 / Availability: Limited
funkwerks Raspberry Provincial – This delightfully tart fruit beer is refreshing, with a citrusy raspberry aroma which transitions to a subtlety sweet and tart finish. Notes of lemon zest and tart raspberries. 4.2% ABV / Fort Collins, CO / Ratebeer 92 / Availability: Limited
funkwerks Nelson Sauvin – Named after a distinctive New Zealand hop, this single-hop saison has a subtle aroma of white grapes and a hint of spice from house saison yeast. An addition of Muscat grape must during fermentation plays into the grape aromas from the hops and helps dry out the finish. This dry, refreshing saison pairs perfectly with warm weather. 7.5% ABV / Fort Collins, CO / Ratebeer 95 / Availability: Limited
Amager Danish Metal – A variant of Jester King’s Black Metal – the one with a British ale yeast – with a bit of a Danish spin. Hence Danish Metal was born. It’s rich and potent and powerful. 10% ABV / Kastrup, Denmark / Ratebeer 97 / Availability: Very Limited
Amager Hr. Frederiksen – Even when just poured into the glass, you feel straight away that Mr. Frederiksen is a master of potency and great personality. Pitch-black as Mr. Frederiksen’s humor, this American style Imperial Stout has a dense and creamy, light brown head that leaves an abundance of lacing on the glass as it reluctantly settles. 10.5% ABV / Kastrup, Denmark / Ratebeer 100 / Availability: Very Limited
Amager Rye Porter (Rugporter) – Amager Rye Porter is the result of fruitful cooperation between the best of Danish and American brewing cultures. It’s base is made of hard roasted malts and 16% rye. It adds a fantastic sweetness, and a titillating spicy edge, which, combined with a subtle and balanced acidity, is reminiscent of rye bread. This is not a beer for the weak. 8.5% ABV / Kastrup, Denmark / Ratebeer 99 / Availability: Very Limited
Amager Lawrence of Arabica – An 18th Street Brewing collaboration, this Coffee Orange Porter is mild and easy going with an orange twist. 7% ABV / Kastrup, Denmark / Ratebeer 97 / Availability: Very Limited
Mikkeller Hallo Ich Bin Berliner Weisse Peach – Berliner-style Weisse beer brewed with Peaches. 3.7% ABV / Copenhagen, Denmark / Availability: Limited
Angry Orchard Old Fashioned – The Old Fashioned is made with a blend of American apples and is aged on oak with dried tart cherries, California grown navel orange peel, and charred bourbon barrel staves, offering citrus and cherry aromas with a bright apple flavor and slight vanilla notes. 6.5% ABV / Cincinnati, OH / Availability: Plenty
Angry Orchard Knotty Pear – Knotty Pear leads with ripe apple, baked pear aromas and hints of cardamom. Knotty Pear’s main ingredient is juice from American apples, and also features pear juice, which adds a new dimension to the cider, creating a pleasantly dry flavor. Cardamom imparts a slight spicy flavor. With subtle notes of citrus and mint. 6.5% ABV / Cincinnati, OH / Availability: Plenty
Angry Orchard The Muse – Inspired by the festive nature of slightly sweet Demi-Sec champagnes and sparkling wines, the Muse is bubbly and effervescent. It is 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
Abita Seersucker – A traditional pilsner, this brew has a full bodied malt flavor and hop bitterness with a light golden color. It is made with Pilsner and Carapils malts and hopped with German Tradition and German Spalt hops. 4.8% ABV / Abita Springs, LA / Availability: Decent
Boulevard Saison Brett 2016 – Saison-Brett, based on the very popular Tank 7, is assertively dry hopped, then bottle conditioned with various yeasts, including Brettanomyces, a wild strain that imparts a distinctive earthy quality. Though this farmhouse ale was given three months of bottle age prior to release, further cellaring will continue to enhance the “Brett” character. 8.5% ABV / Kansas City, MO / Ratebeer 99 / Availability: Extremely Limited
Infamous Brewing Company is now packaging their Double Tap double IPA and Sweep The Leg peanut butter stout in bottles 6 packs. Come in and try these crowd favorites in a new more accessible format.
Free Weekend Tastings
6-8 pm, Free Squatters and Wasatch Brewing Tasting! Details Above.
6-8 pm, Free WhichCraft Beer Store Tasting! Details Above.