These Are the Beers You’re Looking For

Dig Hi Sign Brewing? Like Red Horn? You’re in luck, cuz we got a collab from the two breweries, 3-CPO IIPA. And we have it on tap for a Pint Night on Thursday, 2/21, along with Hi Sign’s Violet and Red Horn’s Mexican Amber (Note: last week’s newsletter incorrectly listed this event as Friday, 2/22. Don’t believe those lies. #FakeNews!).

But if you can’t make it in Thursday, how about Friday? Our Brewery of the Month, NXNW, drops by to feature their Red Zeppelin and Dank Sinatra IPA. And speaking of NXNW, keep buying their 6pks of Northern Lights, Red Zeppelin, and Zombie Dragon for $6.99. Yowza!

Finally, Wednesday, February 27th, will be our last week for Geeks Who Drink trivia. Le sad. We’ve had a fantastic two-year run with our quizmaster Lindsay and all of our weekly regulars. Thank you to everyone who came out to this irreverent bit of fun and frivolity every week, and if you haven’t been in a while, let’s blow this sucker out one last time. 


 Special Events at WhichCraft Tap Room

Thursday, February 21st
5-8pm: What’s this? A High Sign/Red Horn Collab IPA? You know it. Don’t miss your chance to try their 3-CPO IPA tonight, along with Red Horn’s Mexican Amber and Hi Sign’s Violet. Go!

Friday, February 22nd
5-8pm: Brewery of the Month NXNW visits for a Pint Night with their Red Zeppelin and Dank Sinatra IPA.

Wednesday, February 27th
7pm: Our last Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night! Weekly free event that puts your useless knowledge to the test. Prizes and good times are included! Let’s send this baby to bed right.


New Beers This Week

Back In Stock: Lake Austin Juicy Double IPA, Dogfish Head Liquid Truth Serum, BVB Lost Highway, Tupps Juice Pack

Independence Red Bud Passion Fruit & Guava – Berliner weisse with passionfruit and guava. 4.5% ABV / Austin, TX / Availability: Good

Firestone Walker Rosalie – A delicious one-of-a-kind beer rosé with bright fruit flavors and luscious acidity. Rosalie is co-fermented with Chardonnay and other wine grape varieties harvested just miles from the brewery. 5% ABV / Paso Robles, CA / Availability: Good

Karbach Tasty Waves – Brewed with the perfect kiss of sea salt and passion fruit. 4.9% ABV / Houston, TX / Availability: Good

Lagunitas Dark Swan – The Dark Swan is a dark purple hybrid ale that takes our house yeast and feeds it some Petite Sirah grapes to munch on… Smooth, slightly sour, and superbly strange. 8.2% ABV / Petaluma, CA / RateBeer 89 / Availability: Decent

Founders Blushing Monk – Blushing Monk is brewed with a ridiculous amount of raspberries and with a Belgian yeast strain that keeps our head cellar operator from sleeping for a week. It pours a stunning deep berry red and, at 9.2% ABV, has a surprising kick. The perfect dessert beer, it can be enjoyed on its own or paired with fresh cheeses, fruit, cakes and more. 9.2% ABV / Grand Rapids, MI / RateBeer 99 / Availability: Decent

Stone Grapefruit Slam – Its bitter, zesty grapefruit peel infusion created a bright accent to flavors of pine resin and fresh citrus well in advance of the explosion of fruited beers we’re all reveling in at the moment. 8% ABV / Escondido, CA / Availability: Decent

Real Ale IPA Sampler – Six pack with two Moon Walk Brut IPAs, Axis IPAs, and Lost Gold IPAs. ABV Varies / Blanco, TX / Availability: Decent

Ommegang Brut IPA – Dry-hopped with Mandarina Bavaria, Citra and Calypso, and patiently bottle conditioned in our cellars, this sparkling sensation is beautifully balanced and intriguingly effervescent. With a bright burst of hops and only 140 calories, it’s a perfect match for life’s lighter moments. 6.3% ABV / Cooperstown, NY / RateBeer 87 / Availability: Decent

Ommegang 21st Anniversary – Begins with an elegant saison brewed with cinnamon, ginger and lemon peel, Co-fermented with a special blend of NY State’s finest apple cider, it is bottle conditioned to achieve a sparkling effervescence. 6.8% ABV / Cooperstown, NY / Availability: Decent

Lakewood French Quarter Temptress – You don’t have to hitch a ride to N’awlins for some Crescent City flavor. Noble Coyote Coffee Roasters age green, Fair-Trade Certified Peruvian Cajamarca coffee beans in recently emptied bourbon barrels for months, then roast them to perfection. We slowly infuse the beans into the beer with a touch of chicory. You’ll taste rich coffee, a hint of spice, and Fat Tuesday. 9.1% ABV / Garland, TX / RateBeer 99 / Availability: Decent (Arriving Friday)


New Beers on Draft at WhichCraft Taproom

Full Draft List Available on our Website

Austin Beerworks Gold Fist – Smells like sunshine and shines like gold whilst quietly punching you in the back of the head. 9% ABV / Austin, TX

Hi Sign/Red Horn 3-CPO – A celebration of the unique hop products available on the market. Brewed with 3 hop varieties (Loral, Apollo, and Denali), each represented through a different unique form (Cryo, Pellets, and Oil respectively). Rich, smooth, and bright. This is the droid you’re looking for. 8.3% ABV / Austin, TX
 
Hi Sign Violet – Blueberry Blonde. 5.2% ABV / Austin, TX
 
Red Horn Cuerno Rojo Mexican Amber – A bold Mexican style amber lager packed full of flaked maize and Vienna malt and fermented with a yeast strain from one of Mexico’s predominant breweries. 4.5% ABV / Cedar Park, TX
Community Barrel-Aged Legion – American bourbon barrel-aged Russian imperial stout. 11.6% ABV / Dallas, TX / RateBeer 99
Jester King Colonel Toby – A hoppy little farmhouse ale  brewed with Toby Munn of The Kernel at Jester King last fall. 3.4% ABV / Austin, TX / RateBeer 94
Texas Keeper No. 1 – A blend of five apples fermented individually and blended to craft a well-balanced, highly drinkable dry cider with notes of peach, pear, tropical fruit, light green apple, and a crisp lingering acidity. 6.8% ABV / Austin, TX
NXNW Dank Sinatra – Dank, tropical and hazy, double dry-hopped IPA. 6.3% ABV / Austin, TX

This Week’s Specials

  • NXNW! February Brewery of the Month! Red Zeppelin, Northern Lights, and Zombie Dragon 6pks! $6.99! Holy cow!
  • WhichCraft Happy Hour is now every gul-durned 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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