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.

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Upgrade Lunch With WhichCraft’s Signature Ham & Brie Panini

Wish your lunch was more satisfying? Look no further than WhichCraft’s hearty Ham & Brie Panini. Upon heaping helpings of ham melts a layer of divinely cheesy brie, pressed between two slices of freshly baked, Easy Tiger Ciabatta bread. Rounding out the flavor experience is our savory, house-made fig and onion jam.  Grab one, or any of our five delicious craft sandwiches, for only $9.00 (plus our kid’s grilled cheese for just $5.00)

Also, our Brewery of the Month deal continues throughout September.  Enjoy Tupps six-packs, including the Citra Pale, Tupps IPA, and National Standard American Ale, each just $6.99!

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.

Lastly, we’re looking for a part-time beer lover to join the Whichcraft team. Do you love geeking out over coffee and beer? Well, here is your chance to get paid for it! Please send resumes to Jody[at]whichcraftbeerstore.com


New Beers This Week

Back in stock: 5 Stones Shepherd Warrior, Brazos Valley Greetings From Brenham, 4th Tap Sun Eater, and  Last Stand Fuzzelucious (now in 6-packs!)

Prairie Karate Chimp – A kickin’ sour ale with mango, apricot, and tangerine.  5.4% ABV / Krebs, OK / Ratebeer: 82/Availability: Decent

Prairie Basic Becky 2019 – A not-so-basic imperial stout with pumpkin, cinnamon, clove, and coriander. 11% ABV /Krebs, OK / Availability: Decent

Ommegang Wine Barrel-Aged Three Philosophers- Within this wine barrel-aged Belgian quad, aromas of roasted malt, dark fruit, molasses, and oak accompany flavors of figs, currants, and chocolate. 4.3% ABV / Fort Collins, CO / 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

Jester King Lagered Farmhouse Beer (2019)- Former JK head brewer, Sean Spiller describes this bottom-fermented farmhouse as a “wonderful, crisp beer with a unique aroma of malted corn and funky fermentation. The long cold aging made this finished beer very clear, although in normal Jester King fashion… some sediment is [present].” 5.5% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Good 

Tupps Full Grown Jack –  With the addition of pumpkin spices, Tupps’s full-flavored imperial stout grows both a little bigger and a little warmer. 12.1% ABV / Mickinny, TX / Availability: Good

4th Tap House of Torment –   Inspired by Austin’s most notorious haunted house experience, this amber-colored Pumpkin ale sits at a refreshing 5% ABV, with 240 pounds of fresh pumpkin – personally roasted by 4th Tap’s own pumpkin master, Chris Hamje. 5% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Good

Deschutes Black Butte XXXI –  A Celebration of Deschutes’s 31st Anniversary. This imperial porter was inspired by Turkish Coffee and uses cold brew from our Scott Hughes of Third Rock Roasters. 12.2% ABV / Bend, OR / Availability: limited

Deschutes Lil Squeezy –  A pale ale tribute to Deschute’s beloved Fresh Squeezed IPA, refreshingly juicy and effortlessly drinkable. 5% ABV / Bend, OR / Availability: Good

Deschutes Slightly Exaggerated IPA –  An easy-drinking, low key IPA featuring a big orange citrus aroma with a touch of caramel malt to balance. 6% ABV / Bend, OR / Availability: Decent

Community Funnel Cake Ale – A golden ale brewed with English malts, which give it a bready characteristic, aged over vanilla beans. It’s light and airy, like a funnel cake. 4.8%  ABV / Dallas, TX / Availability: Good


New Beers on Draft at WhichCraft Taproom

Full Draft List Available on our Website

512 Funky Kingston – A funky American Wild ale aged over two years with Brett & Pedio in red wine barrels 7.4% ABV / Austin, TX


This Week’s Specials

  • Brewery of the Month! Six-Packs from Tupps Brewing company, including their Citra Pale, IPA, and National Standard, are just $6.99 throughout September. 
  • 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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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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