Bramble On Through Summer’s Dog Days With Brazos Valley

Tired of 100-degree scorchers? Keep it cool with our friends, Brazos Valley Brewery this Thursday, August 15th from 5pm-8pm. Sample their refreshingly crushable Bramble On, a sour wheat ale made with blackberries and raspberries. Bought the beer? Keep the glass!

Also, our Brewery of the Month deal now features Zilker’s Coffee Milk Stout! Take home a six-pack of this local favorite for only $7.99 — also on sale: sixers of Parks & Rec Pale and Marco IPA. Stock up, deals this good don’t last forever.


 Special Events at WhichCraft Tap Room

Thursday, August 15th
5-8pm Brazos Valley stops by to sample Bramble On, a fruited sour ale perfect for the dog days of summer.


New Beers This Week

Back In Stock: Roughtail’s Everything Rhymes With Orange IPA

Adelbert’s Change My Attitude – Tart and slightly salty, this key lime gose is quite the refresher. 5.1% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Good

Armadillo Dapper Apple – A “well-groomed” amber ale featuring apple juice and a touch of spices to match (contains lactose). 5.5% ABV /  Denton, TX / Availability: Decent

Blue Owl Plum de Plume – Sour Harvest Ale with plums and spices. Blue Owl has picked rich malts with a lot of caramel and dried fruit notes to give a balance to this slightly higher sour ale (68 SUs). Some hops were added to balance sweetness and sourness, but the real focus was fruit and spices, including 1275 lbs of plum puree as well as bitter and sweet orange peel, dried sage, and vanilla.  5.4% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Good (Friday)

Clown Shoes Double Burnt Caramel – Bourbon barrel-aged imperial brown ale with notes of caramel, toffee, and subtle roasted malt flavor. 11% ABV / Boston, MA / Availability: Decent (Friday)

Destihl Funkengruven – New England IPA. A fusion of beer styles. Destihl brews half the batch normally and kettle-sours the other half. Summit & Simcoe hops, along with added grapefruit, produce a funky harmony of tart, citrus flavors & aromas. 7.2% ABV / Normal, IL / Availability: Good (Friday)

Jester King Pattinson Porter –  Pattinson Porter was brewed with Texas Hill Country well water, Weyermann Munich, Caramunich, Carafa III, Blacklands Brownfield, and Liberty hops. Fermented for a little over 6 weeks in stainless steel, then let condition in its bottle vessel for an additional 11 weeks. Brewed with Jesterking’s mixed culture containing several strains of Brettanomyces. 8.4% ABV / Austin, Texas / Availability: Limited (Friday)

Martin House Best Maid Sour Pickle Beer – Martin House’s beloved Salty Lady gose, spiked with Best Maid pickle juice. Like drinking straight from the jar! 5.5% ABV / Fort Worth, TX / Availability: Good (Friday)

Martin House Pachuco – The tequila barrel-aged version of Martin House’s agave and guava sour ale, El Chuco. This beer was aged in tequila barrels for four months. The aging results in a blend of tart and sweet flavors with a little heat and oakiness from the tequila barrels. 8% ABV / Fort Worth, Texas / Availability: Decent

Roughtail Everything Rhymes With Orange DDH Galaxy – Roughtail gives their Everything Rhymes With Orange IPA a huge shot of Galaxy dry hops in addition to the normal dry hops, resulting in a ridiculous 7+ pounds of dry hops per barrel. 7% ABV / Midwest City, OK / Availability: limited

Tupps DDH Series 12 Key Lime – This tasty milkshake IPA is brewed with key lime, vanilla lactose, and graham crackers (not to mention copious amounts of El Jefe, Huell Melon, and El Dorado hops).  7% ABV / McKinney, TX / Availability: Good

Zilker Spacewolf Hazy IPA – A collaboration with Oddwood Ales. The combination of pilsner, oats, barley and chit malts creates a full-body brew with a clean finish. Galaxy hops, complemented by Simcoe cryo and azacca cryo result in a ripe pineapple flavor. 6.8 ABV% / Austin, TX / Availability: Decent

903 Blueberry Lemon Gose – A light & tart fruited gose with prominent berry flavor. 6.5% ABV / Sherman, TX /Availability: Good


New Beers on Draft at WhichCraft Taproom

Full Draft List Available on our Website

Austin Beerworks Amber Vision – Easy drinking amber ale. Nice and malty with a slightly bitter finish. 6% ABV / Austin, TX

Stone Pomma Said Knock You Out Pomegranate Red IPA – Red India Pale Ale w/ pomegranate made by Pink Boots Society. 7.5% ABV / Escondido, California

American Solera Terpy Citra  – This Single Hop Double IPA brings the tart, hoppy goodness straight to your palate. Juice heads — this one’s for you! 8% ABV / Tulsa, OK


This Week’s Specials

  • Brewery of the Month! Zilker‘s Parks & Rec Pale, Marco IPA, and Coffee Milk Stout, each just $7.99. Grab a six-pack and start the school year off right. 
  • 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.

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Firestone Walker STiVO Pint Night & Rare Beer Tapping

Beat the heat on June 27th with a pint of STiVO, the new collaboration from Firestone Walker and Russian River! While you’re here, enjoy a glass of Firestone Walker’s Sucaba (2018) and 22nd Anniversary beers.

Want to learn more about Virtual Reality and love soccer? Join us as we host Fair Worlds (Cup) on Friday, June 28th at 2:00 pm. Enjoy happy hour beer specials and free Virtual Reality demos while we cheer on the Women’s US Team!

We’re still your destination to watch the Women’s World Cup! We’ll have happy hour specials everyday during all of the matches!  

Our Brewery of the Month is Austin Beerworks! Grab some six packs of their La Verdad, Pearl Snap, Peacemaker, Flavor Country, Fire Eagle, and Bloodwork Orange for $7.99. It ends July 1st!


 Special Events at WhichCraft Tap Room

Thursday, June 27th
5-8pm: Cool off with a pint of STiVO Pilsner, a new collaboration beer from Firestone Walker and Russian River tonight! We’ll also have Firestone Walker’s Sucaba (2018) and 22nd Anniversary on tap.

Friday, June 28th
5-8pm: Great Divide will help you celebrate the end of your week with a Pint Night for their Velvet Yeti and Strawberry Rhubarb Sour! You can also sample their Vanilla Oak Aged Yeti and Woodwerks #1 while you’re here. You know the drill when you buy a pint, you keep the glass!

Wednesday, July 3rd
5-8pm: We’re starting our 4th of July early with a Brooklyn Brands Pint night! We’ll have Brooklyn Lager, 21st Amendment Brew Free or Die! Blood Orange, & Funkwerks White all on draft.


New Beers This Week

5 Stones Golden Boy – Dry hopped IPA with El Dorado and Citra hops.
Delights your taste buds with citrus and tropical notes! 6.5% ABV / New Braunfels, TX / Availability: Limited

Left Hand Wheels Gose ‘Round – Gose with Raspberry and Lemon Peel. Help cure Multiple Sclerosis by drinking good beer! 7% ABV / Longmont, CO / Availability: Good

Victory Liberty Bell Ringer – This DIPA pays homage to the historical and cultural significance of the great beer-loving city of Philadelphia and packs a punch worthy of the Italian Stallion himself! It was created to celebrate Philly Beer Week. 8.7% ABV / Downington, PA / Availability: Good

Real Ale Mysterium Verum El Guapo – Before adding limes and lactic acid, the finished beer was racked into tequila and mezcal barrels where it would undergo secondary fermentation with lactic acid producing bacteria. The result is a soft sourness from lactobacillus, subtle oak and smoke from the mezcal and tequila, and a refreshing saltiness on the finish. 6.3% ABV / Blanco, TX / Availability: Decent

Great Divide Oak Aged Vanilla Yeti – The sweet vanilla tones meld into the oak character and the two really support and enhance one another, all while sitting on the bold, roasty character we all love from Yeti. 9.5% ABV / Denver, CO / RateBeer /Availability: Decent

21st Amendment El Sully Mexican Lager – Grab a can of this Mexican-style lager, head to the nearest beach. El Sully (the legend) is a little harder to find! 4.8% ABV / San Francisco, CA / Availability: Good

Avery Cucumber Hibiscus Sour – A barrel-aged sour with cucumber and hibiscus. Part of the Barrel-Aged 16ers series! 7% ABV / Boulder, CO / Availability: Good

Avery Vanilla Bean Stout  – A double dose of vanilla derived from both fresh Bourbon barrels and the trio of Tongan, Ugandan, and Mexican whole vanilla beans is complemented by the essences of chocolate, caramel and molasses to round out this luxurious silky stout. 10.7% ABV / Boulder, CO / RateBeer / Availability: Good

Unibroue La Résolution – The perfect balance between spicy, caramel and roasted malt flavours is complimented by a nice roundness and persistent finish. La Resolution has a festive feel, but it can be easily enjoyed all year long. 10% ABV / Chambly, QC (Canada) / RateBeer / Availability: Good

Prairie Deja Vous – A farmhouse ale with hibiscus conditioned with Brettanomyces Bruxellensis. 4.8% ABV / Krebs, OK / Availability: Good (Friday)

Destihl Blueberry Gose – Part of the their Wild Sour Series. This Leipzig-style Gose and blueberries are a combination destined to be together, so we’ve done that for you with this edition of our Gose. The blueberries add another layer of fruity complexity to this sour ale already know for its tart, citrusy qualities while still balanced by the spicy character of coriander and a mineral-mouthfeel from French sea salt. 5.2% ABV / Normal, IL / RateBeer /Availability: Good (Friday)

903 Beermosa – Next in the line of fruit loaded beers, BeerMosa, speaks to it’s namesake. Orange permeates this beer through and through with a great IPA backbone to please almost any palate. This beer is a great session IPA that will keep you coming back for more. 6% ABV / Sherman, TX / Availability: Good

Meridian Hive Lemon – Crisp refreshing lemon draft mead made with orange blossom honey. 5% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Good

Champion Champagne Problems – A Brut Double IPA that’s brewed with over 30 lbs of hops for this six barrel batch. Incredibly dry, flavorful, and effervescent, this is one ready drinking DIPA! 8.1% ABV / Charlottesville, VA / Availability: Good (Friday)

Blue Owl Little Gose – Sour session wheat with salt with smoked lime. 3.8% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Good (Friday)

Brazos Valley Bramble On – Enjoy a refreshingly tart wheat ale brewed with blackberries and raspberries! 5.3% ABV / Brenham, TX / Availability: Good


New Beers on Draft at WhichCraft Taproom

Full Draft List Available on our Website

Brazos Valley Millions of Peaches – Belgian style witbier brewed with like millions of peaches. 5.2% ABV / Brenham, TX

Lakewood Raspberry Temptress – Imperial milk stout fermented on raspberries. Dark, smooth & sweet. 9.1% ABV / RateBeer / Garland, TX

Texas Keeper Grafter Rosé – The first cider in their Grafter Series—ciders made from heirloom apples and vintage wine grapes. This release is predominately made with Rome Beauty apples, which pressed out a pale orange. They blended the finished cider with a small amount of red wine. The result is a beautifully rounded cider with notes of strawberries and cream, a hint of green apple, and a silky finish. Enjoy this ‘grafted’ cider on a summer afternoon! 8.3% ABV / Austin, TX
Austin Beerworks Ginger Lime Einhorn – It’s refreshing, tangy, and sweet from all-natural lemon juice and cane sugar, and spiked with hard cider to really squeeze the most out of life. 6% ABV / Austin, TX
ABGB Hell Yes Helles – Bavarian-style lager, simple and elegant. Winner of the 2018 GABF Gold Medal and 2016 GABF Bronze Medal – Munich-Style Helles! 4.5% ABV / Austin, TX
The Brewtorium Space Laser – This brut style double IPA is dry as a bone, effervescent & chock full of fruity hop flavor from 7 different kinds of hops. 8.5% ABV / Austin, TX
Funkwerks White – Rooted in Belgian tradition, this refreshing wheat ale, or witbier, is our interpretation of a classic style. Its hazy pale color and creamy white head result from the ample amounts of wheat used in the recipe. The addition of raw oats contributes to a smooth mouthfeel while the Belgian yeast imparts a complex yet dry finish. Notes of orange zest and lemon with hints of spice. 4.8% ABV / Fort Collins, CO
Firestone Walker Sucaba – Confoundingly unpronounceable yet eminently drinkable—welcome to §ucaba, an epic barrel-­aged English barley wine whose original name was undone by a two­‐bit legal challenge. Big, boozy bourbon and American oak aromas combine with soft chocolate malty undertones. Complex malt flavors are framed in oak with hints of dark chocolate, vanilla, tobacco, coconut and just a touch of dark cherry. 12.5% ABV / RateBeer / Pas Robles, CA
Firestone Walker 22nd (XXII) Anniversary – A beer celebrating their 22 years brewing on California’s Central Coast. Each year, they host a barrel aged blending competition with local winemakers. This year the winning blend is from Sherman Thacher & Daniel Callan of Thacher Winery, along with Terry Hoage & Phil Lamontagne from TH Estate Wines, with help from our friend & master bread maker Arie Litman. It’s a blend of bourbon, rum & gin barrels. The final blend for XXII Anniversary Ale is Stickee Monkee (44%), Parabola (22%), Bravo (22%), Rum Barrel Helldorado (7%), Gin Barrel Helldorado (5%). 12.7% ABV / RateBeer / Pas Robles, CA

This Week’s Specials

  • Excited about the Women’s World Cup? We’ll be watching all the matches so come grab a beer and enjoy special beer prices during each game! 
  • Brewery of the Month! Austin Beerworks’ La Verdad, Einhorn, Pearlsnap, Peacemaker, Flavor Country, Fire Eagle, and Bloodwork Orange for $7.99. All month! Grab a six pack before it ends on July 1st!
  • WhichCraft Happy Hour is now every freaking day from 4-6pm. Come and check the big board for current specials.

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

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Flying Man Brewing Pint Night

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Take a break from the heat with Jeremiah from Flying Man this Friday night! We’ll be showcasing their Water Bomber (watermelon wheat) and Air Racer IPA. 

Help us welcome a new brewery to Austin next Friday! Hedgehog Brewing will be introducing their new IPA, Hoptimism.

We still have plenty of our new collaboration with Zilker Brewing Company, Blame It on My Juice! It’s a draft-only hazy, juicy IPA to help you cool off after a long day.

Starting in June, our new Brewery of the Month will be Austin Beerworks! Grab some six packs of their La Verdad, Einhorn, Pearl Snap, Peacemaker, Flavor Country, Fire Eagle, and Bloodwork Orange for $7.99 this Saturday. ABW is also introducing their custom Einhorn sixers with Tropical, Ginger Lime, and Sour Cherry variations…and they’re on sale for $7.99, too! Wowzers!

And finally, interested in joining the WhichCraft team? Love talking beer, coffee and helping customers? Then we’d love for you to join us! We’re losing one of our assistant managers. We need a person that has bar management experience, has a Certified Beer Server (CBS) or higher, and must be able to lift a keg. We look for people who are passionate about customer service, who are always active and on the go, not to mention love beer and coffee and look forward to talking with customers about both of these things. Email resumes and availability to jody [at] whichcraftbeerstore.com.


 Special Events at WhichCraft Tap Room

Friday, May 31st
5-8pm: Cool off with a pint of Flying Man’s Water Bomber this Friday! Jeremiah from Flying Man will be showcasing their Air Racer IPA, too.

Thursday, June 6th
5-8pm: We’ll be introducing Hedgehog Brewing and their new IPA, Hoptimism!


New Beers This Week

Back In Stock: Deschutes Abyss (2018)

Real Ale Skullberry – This Strawberry Milkshake IPA has its roots in the New England style of IPA but is modified by a small addition of lactose, which produces a softer mouthfeel and subtle sweetness. German Ariana hops give this IPA a berry-like aroma, which is boosted by late fermentation additions of fresh strawberry puree and Mexican vanilla, taking this beer to skull-splitting levels of awesomeness. 6.2% ABV / Blanco, TX / Availability: Good

Oasis Bravo Company Kolsch – Brewed in collaboration with Ranger Cattle, Bravo Kolsch is a traditional German Kolsch brewed as a salute to our veterans for Veterans Day. 4.5% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Decent

Bishop Lemon Squeezy Cider – Easy peazy, lemon squeezy. Pretty simple. Bishop’s cider combined with lemon… and then more lemon. Super refreshing and tart! 7% ABV / Dallas, TX / Availability: Good

3 Nations Haze Wizard – Unique in that New England IPAs are hazy in appearance, high in hops and low in bitterness. It has a soothing flavor that makes you want another. 7.5% ABV / Farmers Branch, TX / RateBeer 83  Availability: Good

Fredonia Macho Milk – Coffee Stout. 5.2% ABV / Nacogdoches, TX / Availability: Good


New Beers on Draft at WhichCraft Taproom

Full Draft List Available on our Website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABGB Hell Yes – Winner of the 2018 GABF Gold Medal for Munich-Style Helles. Bavarian-style lager, it’s simple and elegant. 4.5% ABV / Austin, TX

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

Skull Mechanix Rock of Ages – An authentic Bohemian – style pilsner made with beautiful Czech malt and traditional Noble hops. Brewed for Rock Of Ages Tattoo shop. 4.5% ABV / Austin, TX

Flying Man Water Bomber – A light refreshing watermelon wheat that is extremely well balanced. They’ve taken the hard path to make this beer with real watermelons giving you a refreshing summer time beer! 5.2% ABV / Austin, TX

Martin House The Castaway – Imperial Pineapple Sour aged in fresh rum barrels for 5 months with over 500 pounds of pineapple puree. The rich vanilla notes from the rum barrels pair perfectly with the juicy and refreshing pineapple. It’s a tropical adventure for your taste buds. 9.5% ABV / Ft. Worth, TX

Texas Keeper Ciderweizen – The goal with the Ciderweizen was to marry the underlying pear and green apple notes from the Crispin and lemon-grapefruit of the Goldrush apples to the floral and spicied notes of old world Wit Beers and German style Hefeweizens. Notes of lemon, pear, coriander, cloves, Hallertau hops with lingering orange peel on the finish. 8.4% ABV / Austin, TX

St. Arnold Amber – A well balanced, full flavored, amber ale. It has a rich, malty body with a pleasant caramel character derived from a specialty Caravienne malt. A complex hop aroma, with a hint of floral and citrus comes from a combination of Cascades and Liberty hops. / 5.5% ABV / Houston, TX


This Week’s Specials

  • Brewery of the Month! Austin Beerworks’ La Verdad, Einhorn, Pearlsnap, Peacemaker, Flavor Country, Fire Eagle, and Bloodwork Orange for $7.99! All month!
  • WhichCraft Happy Hour is now every freaking day from 4-6pm. Come and check the big board for current specials.

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

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