Local beer isn't just a fad; it's here to stay folks. And if you find yourself deep in the heart of Texas, then check out these five Austin breweries for the best in show.
Zilker Brewery - A craft brewery and taproom focusing on the American Belgo style while brewing a wide array of interesting and classic beers - their unique brewing style is influenced by world travel and experimentation.
Hops & Grain - In their own words, "We love to make beer and we love the beer we make. We’re living one day at a time, living with a passion for our craft and a passion for sustainability." Coolest of all? They make dog treats.
Jester King - An authentic farmhouse brewery committed to making wild ales and spontaneously fermented beers that reflect the unique character of their location in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.
Austin Beerworks - Visit their growing taproom for sampling of their Core Four beers, as well as seasonals. And be sure to check out the rotating lineup of food trucks that post up so you're not drinking on an empty stomach.
South Austin Brewing - From first-time craft beer drinkers, to casual craft beer enthusiasts, to the pros, South Austin Brewery has something for people in all levels of craft beer exploration. Officially launched in February 2014, this brewery lives in the heart of South Austin and offers six different varieties of Austin-brewed beer.
With tasty spots like this, you'll be sure to find one that's perfect for you and your squad.