Brace Yourself. Stout Week is Coming!

Get ready for one of the tastiest, roastiest weeks in all of craft beer. That’s right y’all — STOUT WEEK. From January 18th to the 25th WhichCraft will be your go-to spot for all things dark n tasty. We’re kicking things off with a Lakewood Salted Caramel Temptress pint night Saturday, January 18th, and will be releasing a special — secret — case of stout bottles from our cellar each day of the week (while supplies last). Stay tuned to our social media for each day’s unique release!

NEW BREWERY OF THE MONTH: 4th Tap Brewing Co!  Enjoy such crushable six-packs as the Kung Fu Robot IPA, +2 Vitality Blonde, and Can You Dig It? Amber — each just $6.99


New Beers This Week

Back in stock: Weihenstephaner 1516, Sierra Bigfoot, 5 Stones Camo, 5 Stones Shepherd Boy

St. Arnold Double Art Car IPA – For Double Art Car IPA, St. Arnold wanted to take the best components and amplify them. They increased the malt bill to bring up the alcohol by a little more than 1.0%. They also added a Citra dry hop at the start of fermentation to bring out an additional burst of bright citrus aroma and flavor – still with a clean finish. 8.3% ABV / Houston, TX /Availability: Good (Friday)

Robinsons Trooper Sun and Steel– Sun and Steel is a 4.8% double-fermented pilsner infused with authentic Japanese saké yeast from the award-winning Okunomatsu saké brewery in Japan. The result; a crisp and refreshing pilsner-style lager with a flash of honey and fruit. 4.8% ABV / Stockport, Greater Manchester England /Availability: Good (Friday)

Armadillo Quakertown – Quakertown Stout is a slamming concoction of dark roasted malts, oats, and the most robust maple syrup they could get their hands on. Armadillo brews it to commemorate the original Quakertown community (1875-1922) and the enriching music festivals and community events that are held in Quakertown Park today. 9.5% ABV / Denton, TX / Availability: Good (Friday)

Armadillo Scrappy Boy – Golden Ale. Beer That Tastes Like Beer! 4.2% ABV / Denton, TX / Availability: Good (Friday)

Clown Shoes Space Cake #10 – Triple IPA. Ingredients: Columbus, Centennial, Simcoe, Citra, Mosaic, Idaho 7, El Dorado, Bitter Gold, Azacca, and Amarillo hops. 10% ABV / Boston, MA / Availability: Good (Friday)

Clown Shoes A Fistful of Unidragon – Sweet bourbon barrel-aged stout that packs quite a punch! Notes of chocolate and caramel surface behind a decidedly bourbon backbone. It even has a bit of the burn you would expect from taking a shot. Take it easy on this one! It’s delicious but it’ll knock you on your bottom! 12.5% ABV / Boston, MA / Availability: Good (Friday)

Destihl Moonjumper – Fasten your space helmet because this stout will quickly have you orbiting the moon. Notes of roasted and chocolate malts round out our milk stout’s sweet side, creating a well-balanced beer with a smooth mouthfeel and creamy tan head. One sip of this medium-bodied stout will have you jumping over the moon for another. Cheers! 6.1% ABV / Normal, IL / Availability: Good (Friday)

Green Flash Saturhaze – New England IPA! 6.2% ABV / San Diego, CA / Availability: Good

Stone Neverending Haze – Hazy session IPA. 4% ABV / Escondido, CA / Availability: Good

Austin Beerworks Megaflora- Historic amounts of Sabro, El Dorado, Galaxy, Azacca, and Citra. 7.9% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Decent


New Beers on Draft at WhichCraft Taproom

Full Draft List Available on our Website

Bell’s Bright Belgian Wit – An alternative to dark and heavy winter warmers and stouts, Bright White (formerly Winter White) is a stylish and refreshing Wheat Ale. Fermented with Belgian ale yeast, this blend of barley and wheat malts yields a mixture of clove and fruity aromas, all without the use of any spices. 5% ABV / Kalamazoo, MI

Ballast Point 2018 Victory at Sea – Imperial Porter with Coffee & Vanilla: a bold, smooth brew with just the right amount of sweetness. This robust porter is infused with whole vanilla beans and San Diego’s own Café Calabria coffee beans. The subtle roasted notes and minimal acidity of the cold brewed coffee, balances perfectly with the sweet caramel undertones of the malt, creating a winning combination for your palate. 10% ABV / San Diego, CA

Deschutes Tangelo Cardamon Sour -An indulgent infusion of complex yet complimentary flavors, this American sour ale swirls through notes of tangy citrus and warm cardamom spice on a light current of oolong tea. 4.3% ABV / Portland, OR

Independence Strawberry Raspberry Red Bud – A strawberry and raspberry version of Indy’s popular Red Bud Berliner Weisse. 4.9% ABV / Austin, TX

8th Wonder Weisstheimer –Traditional German Hefeweizen.
Well balanced brew with prominent aromas of banana & clove imparted by the yeast. 5.4% ABV/ Houston, TX

Hi Sign Hi-C – NEIPA brewed with Citra, Simcoe and Mosaic as well as rotating double dry hop bill. 6.9% / Austin, TX


This Week’s Specials

  • NEW BREWERY OF THE MONTH ALERT! Enjoy Six-Packs from 4th Tap, including their Kung Fu Robot IPA, +2 Vitality Blonde, and Can You Dig It? Amber — each 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.

Gobble Gobble Up Our New Brewery of the Month: Independence Brewing Co.

Sound the alarm! We have a new brewery of the month! All throughout December, enjoy our new Independence Brewing Co. $6.99 six-pack options. Stop by and pick up either the smooth Up & Down coffee blonde ale, the delightfully crushable Native Texan Pilsner, the wonderfully hoppy Power & Light session IPA, or the tart n’ sour Red Bud Berliner Weisse — all of which are sure to make your Thanksgiving day feast one to remember!

Hoppy Holidays y’all! WhichCraft will NOT be open Thanksgiving Thursday (11/28). We will, however, be open normal hours this Wednesday (11/27), and are opening ONE HOUR LATER than usual this Friday (11/29) at 8 am. We’re looking forward to hearing all your juicy thanksgiving family gossip!

This Friday we’ll be hosting our annual Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout release party! At 8 am November 29th,  pick up any three 2019 Bourbon County 500ML bottles, including the Mon Cheri, Cafe de Olla,  and classic variants. We’ll also be bringing out bottles of the 2018 batch from our cellar. First come first serve. One bottle of each per customer! May the odds forever be in your favor.


New Beers This Week

5 Stones Merry Christmas – Ale handcrafted with traditional Christmas spices. 7.9% ABV / New Braunfels, TX / Availability: Decent

5 Stones Spartan of Balaton – Stout conditioned with Balaton Cherries and Cocoa Nibs. 5.7% ABV / New Braunfels, TX / Availability: Decent

Independence Up & Down – Nitro Coffee Blonde Ale made with Brazilian coffee beans. Made in collaboration with Little City Coffee roasters of Austin, TX. 5.6% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Good

Firestone Walker 23 (XXIII) Anniversary Ale – Firestone Walker’s annual barrel-aged combo ale. THE FINAL BLEND includes : Stickee Monkee, Parabola, Bravo,  Bourbon Barrel Helldorado,  Velvet Merkin and  Tequila Barrel Helldorado.  11.5% ABV / Paso Robles, CA / Availability: Good

4th Tap Gingerbread House Party –  A toasty amber with notes of biscuit, spicy ginger, nutmeg, and clove. 6.5% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Good

4th Tap Kung Fu Robot Double Dragon DDH Volume 3: Citra and Motueka – A powerful Citra jab, followed by several Motueka uppercuts — this hazy DDH IPA shows off the latest of our favorite hops! 7.5% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Good

Brazos Valley Brewing Coming Home – Cranberry Tangerine IPA.  Brenham, TX / Availability: Decent

TUPPS Full Grown Man-Child–  Full Grown Man-Child is an easy-drinking breakfast stout with coffee, chocolate, and oats. 8.3% ABV / McKinney, TX/ Availability: Good

Avery Sweater Party–  Winter strong ale infused with mulling spices. 8.3% ABV / Boulder, CO/ Availability: Good

Zilker East Side Beer (ESB)–  A Texan take on an English classic. This ale greets you with a crisp bitterness, but then quickly brings forth its malt complexity. Rich and toasty malts dominate and set this beer apart from its caramel driven English counterparts. Balance is always key, as this beer has excellent quaffability and plenty of flavors to stimulate your taste buds indefinitely. 5.9% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Decent

Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Mon Cheri Stout (2019) –  “Mon Chéri” means “my darling” in French and this recipe is a love letter from Goose Island’s Brewer, Quinn, to his wife who loves cherries. Mon Chéri Stout is made with Balenton and Montmorency cherries, brewed with oats and a dash of brown sugar creating aromas of amaretto and almond. With one sip you’ll instantly get flavors of cherry cobbler, vanilla, and chocolate, followed by a silky, velvety finish.  13.5% ABV / Chicago, IL / Availability: Limited (Friday)

Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Café de Olla Stout (2019) – Café de Olla is inspired by the traditional Mexican beverage of the same name. Goose Island added coffee beans and cold coffee to the Original Bourbon County Stout and then enhanced this beer further through additions of cassia bark, orange peel, and panela sugar. The resulting beer is layered in complexity. Coffee and orange permeate the nose and are followed by notes of cinnamon, chocolate, and a pleasant sweetness.   13.5% ABV / Chicago, IL / Availability: Limited (Friday)

Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout (2019)– This year’s Bourbon County Stout, aged in a mix of Heaven Hill, Buffalo Trace, and Wild Turkey barrels, yields a rich, complex mouthfeel. Flavors of cocoa, fudge, vanilla, caramel, almond, plus leather and tobacco, permeate this beer and deepen with each sip. 14.5% ABV / Chicago, IL / Availability: Limited (Friday)


New Beers on Draft at WhichCraft Taproom

Full Draft List Available on our Website

4th Tap Can You Dig It?–  One rockin’ amber from the great minds at 4th Tap Brewing Co. 6% ABV / Austin, TX

Austin Beer Works Hydration Pils –  A crushable American Style Pilsner dry-hopped with Nunn electrolyte tablets.  4% ABV / Austin, TX

Community Public Ale ESB – Public Ale’s name is an ode to a sessionable style that has been commonly found in English public houses for centuries. 5.5% ABV / Dallas, TX

Spindletap Heavy Hands– Hazy Double IPA. All Citra hops. 8% ABV / Houston, TX

Firestone Walker Mole Merkin (2019) – complex yet delicate milk stout with flavors of earthy chili pepper, cinnamon, and cocoa. 7.8% ABV / Paso Robles, CA, TX


This Week’s Specials

  • Everyone welcome our new brewery of the month! Enjoy Six-Packs from Independence, including their Up & Down coffee blonde, Native Texas Pilsner, Power & Light Session IPA, and Red Bud Berliner Weisse — each 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.

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.