Here at WhichCraft, we believe there’s a beer to suit all tastes, just ask our October Brewery of the Month, Real Ale Brewing Co.– who have graced us with 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.
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 7 Autumn Angels, Odell Isolation
Martin House Peanut Butter Pretzel Stout – Martin House’s beloved Pretzel Stout, now with peanut butter. 6.5% ABV / Fort Worth, TX / Availability: Good (Friday)
Austin Beerworks Black Thunder– If a stout and a pilsner had a lovechild, it would be Black Thunder. This miniature powder keg starts with a roasted, bread-like complexity but finishes dry and clean like a pilsner. It’s dark, distinctive, and dry. 5.3 % ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Decent
TUPPS DDH IPA Series 14– TUPP’s hazy, juicy IPA is back with 35% Calypso, 35% Bravo, and 30% Amarillo hops. 7.1% ABV / McKinney, TX / Availability: Good
TUPPS DDH Horchata – New England style milkshake IPA, double dry-hopped with Calypso, Bravo, and Amarillo hops. Cinnamon, lactose, and vanilla added. 7.2% ABV / McKinney, TX / Availability: Good
903 OME Pecan Porter – A robust porter infused with a classic southern ingredient, pecans. Full-bodied and a little sweet. OME’s bold flavor comes from roasted malt, generous hop additions, and toasted pecans. 8.5% ABV / Sherman, TX / Availability: Good
Einstock Wee Heavy – This Wee Heavy is rich and hearty, with a touch of smokiness that remains incredibly balanced. 8% ABV / Akureyi, Norðurland Eystra Iceland / Ratebeer: 83 / Availability: Good
Einstock Icelandic White– Crafted clean and crisp, the balanced addition of orange peel, coriander, and rolled oats ensure this beer remains incredibly ﬂavorful and refreshingly drinkable. 5.2% ABV / Akureyi, Norðurland Eystra Iceland / Availability: Good
5 Stones Sleepy Hollow – Ale handcrafted with smoked pumpkin and traditional pumpkin pie spices. 7.7% ABV / New Braunfels, TX / Availability: Decent
Texas Keeper Heirloom – A cider blended from classic American heirloom apples. Rhode Island Greening is the second oldest apple grown in the U.S., dating from around 1650, and lends notes of grapefruit and white pepper. Rome Beauty (~1817), contributes notes of strawberries and light floral aromas. 7.9% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Decent
Locust Cider Dark Maple Cider – Washington apples blended with maple, dates, and brown sugar. Complex, yet smooth and balanced with a maple finish. 6.9% ABV / Woodinville, WA / Availability: Decent
Roughtail Hail Juicifer (2019) – This juicy IPA features Citra, Amarillo, and Mosaic Hops. 6.66% ABV / Midwest City, OK / Availability: Decent
Lagunitas Hazy Memory (2019) – Hazy Memory is a cloudy IPA full of oats and smooth wheatly-esque-ish-ness, packed with some of the murkiest, juiciest, turbid Loral 291, Hallertau Blanc, Galaxy, and Citra Hops. 7.7% ABV / Petaluma, CA / Availability: Good
Zilker Friends With Benefits (collab with Southern Heights Brewing) – All your favorite hops provide a bright citrus flavor punch, and new late fermentation dry-hopping techniques take the aroma to the next level. An extra smooth mouthfeel is achieved due to extended conditioning time and a higher finishing gravity. 7% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Limited
New Beers on Draft at WhichCraft Taproom
Full Draft List Available on our Website
Lakewood Meon Baller IPA – Melon Baller is a 6.9% ABV Hazy IPA brewed with Loral, Citra, Bravo and Huell Melon hops as well as fresh cantaloupe. 6.9% ABV / Garland, TX
Lakewood Peanut Butter Temptress – Lakewood’s rich and dreamy Temptress milk stout, made with chocolate, peanuts, and a touch of sea salt. 9.1% ABV / Garland, TX
Whitestone Velvet Nunchucks – Classic British Brown Ale. 6.8% ABV / Cedar Park, TX
(512) Whiskey Barrel Aged Pecan Porter (2018) – (512) Double Pecan Porter is a robust porter accented by organic Texas-grown roasted pecans and subtly enhanced by aging in recently emptied oak whiskey barrels. Notes of chocolate, coffee, and pecan marry with the subtle flavors of vanilla and whiskey to make this a wonderful warmer worth sharing and savoring. 9.5% ABV / Ratebeer: 97 / Austin, TX
Zilker Scooter Wasteland – NEIPA brewed with oats and a touch of lactose for a silky, full mouthfeel that perfectly balances the ridiculous amount of Galaxy, New Zealand Wakatu, Strata, and Citra Cryo hops. 6.8% ABV / Austin, TX
Pinthouse Pizza/ABGB Pizza Party Pils -Two award-winning Austin brewpubs have teamed up to create the Pizza Party Pils. This pilsner combines the intergalactic champion pils knowledge that ABGB possesses, along with the hop obsessed style of Pinthouse Pizza, and it results in an obscenely crushable and palate-pleasing beer. 5.2% ABV / Austin, TX
Pinthouse Pizza Wet Hopped Green Battles – Gold Medal winner at the GABF! Mosaic, whole-leaf Chinook & Amarillo hops in this juicy IPA provide mouth-watering stone fruit, citrus, and mango notes throughout along with a nice crisp and dry finish. 6.3% ABV / Austin, TX
Hedgehog Happy Place – Farmhouse ale fermented and aged in barrels with peaches added. Fermented with 100% wild yeast and bacteria from the Hill Country. Bright, dry and deliciously peachy. 7% ABV / Ceder Park, TX
This Week’s Specials
- It’s our October Brewery of the Month! Six-Packs from Real Ale, including their Devil’s Backbone, Axis IPA, and Fireman’s #4, are just $6.99 throughout October.
- WhichCraft Happy Hour: Mueller’s favorite afternoon activity, 4-6pm. Check the big board for our latest specials.