Complete Guide to Austin Breweries, Brewery Tours and Craft Beer 2016

It is not hard to find amazing Austin breweries around town. From Austin brewery tours to delicious craft beer Austin makes with passion, this city is not lacking in the beer department! Realty Austin compiled a list of Austin breweries in and around town to make anyone feel like a certified, craft beer drinking expert.

4th Tap Brewing Co-op

10615 Metric Blvd
Austin, TX 78758

 

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Born out of a shared passion for brewing delicious, interesting and refreshing beers. 4th Tap Brewing Co-Op  is 100% owned by the people who work on the floor day-in and day-out. We believe that having a stake in the success and failings of our brewery make our people happier and our beer taste better.

4th Tap Brewing Co-Op: Visit the Taproom

Oasis Texas Brewing Company

6550 Comanche Trail
Austin, TX 78732

 

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At Oasis we offer the kind of beer that you can enjoy year round. These are the types of beers that people say XXX was my geteway beer. They become the stuff of routine, comfortable, close-knit, fraternal routine. These beers become a part of the community based on the love that people share for them. They’re the beers you can’t live without!

Oasis Texas Brewing Company: Weekly Tours & Events

Blue Owl Brewing

2400 E Cesar Chavez St #300
Austin, TX 78702

 

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The brewery that is as playful as it is innovative! Our aim is to make you feel welcome, whether you’re with us at the tap room or enjoying us in a can or pint glass.

Blue Owl Tours & Events: Weekly Tours & Events

The ABGB Brewery

1305 W. Oltorf
Austin, TX 78704

 

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Our philoshophy: Beer Makes it Better. We believe our beer has the power to make everything better. We also believe our beer has the power to make our entire community better. We strive to take beer’s innate goodness and put it into action improving our neighborhood, city & the lives of lots of folks.

ABGB Tours & Events: Weekly Tours

512 Brewing

407 Radam Ln
Austin, TX 78745

 

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(512) beers are built on old world English and Belgian styles, enhanced to celebrate bold domestic ingredients. Made with Austin’s mineral rich water, (512) beers taste like none other.

Austin Brewery Tours: Weekly Tours

Adelbert’s

2314 Rutland Dr #100
Austin, TX 78758

 

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Adelbert’s uses Bohemian old-world floor malted barley, low alpha Noble Czech hops, and fresh yeast propagated at the brewery which produces a gambit of hand-crafted Belgian style ale right here in Austin, Texas.

Austin Brewery Tours: Tours & Tastings

Austin Beerworks

3009 Industrial Terrace
Austin, TX 78758

 

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Austin Beerworks brews delicious Austin beers, including IPAs and ales that provide a bold, clean craft beer in a can. Also, their brewing warehouse provides tours and tastings to the public.

Austin Brewery Tours & Events: Brewery Events

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

10515 North Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78759

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5207 Brodie Lane
Sunset Valley, TX 78745

 

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BJ’s isn’t just a tasty restaurant, but an award-winning Austin brewery! They offer all sorts of beers including Lager, IPAs, Amber, Pale Ale, and many more.

Blackstar Coop

7020 Easy Wind Dr
Austin, TX 78752

 

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With beer names like Insubordinate Dockhand and High Esteem, Blackstar Coop is a one-of-a-kind Austin craft brewery that offers tasty beer and eats.

Austin Brewery Tours & Events: Calendar

Circle Brewing Company

2340 W Braker Lane
Austin, TX 78758

 

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Only using four main ingredients, Water, Malt, Hops, and Yeast, Circle Brewing Company combines the principles of German flair and Texas ingenuity. Their brews embody the concept of purity through simplicity of design.

Austin Brewery Tours: Tours:
Fridays: 5pm-8pm
Saturday-Sundays: 1pm-5pm

Draught House Pub & Brewery

4112 Medical Pkwy
Austin, TX 78756

 

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If you’re looking for a great selection of beer on tap, patio seating and food trucks to fill your belly, look no further than Draught House Pub & Brewery.

Austin Brewery Tours & Events: Weekly Specials

Flix Brewhouse

2200 Interstate 35 Frontage Road
Round Rock, TX 78681

 

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If you don’t mind driving a little outside Austin, you will find a fun and memorable time at Flix Brewhouse in Round Rock. While you drink a wide assortment of beers, indulge in their full menu and pick a great movie to watch in their theatre.

Austin Brewery Tours & Events: Special Events

Guns & Oil Brewing Co.

807 E 4th St
Austin, TX 78702

 

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Forged from passion and grit, this brewery does things their own way. Guns & Oil Brewing Co. takes chances on bold ingredients in their recipes and provides a high-end craft beer packed with more flavor than most.

Hops & Grain

507 Calles St Suite 101
Austin, TX 78702

 

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At Hops and Grains there’s something for everyone – even man’s best friend can enjoy their ‘Brew Biscuits’, made from the used grains that they use to make their beer. Also, the public can take a tour of their sustainable microbrewery.

Austin Brewery Tours: Tours

Independence Brewing Co.

3913 Todd Ln #607
Austin, TX 78744

 

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One of the oldest of the Austin breweries, Independence set the trail for brewing in Austin. They only offer community-style picnic table seating, so indulge in their delicious canned beer and meet some new people.

Austin Brewery Tours: Tastings, Tours, & Hoppy Hour

Jester King Brewery

13187 Fitzhugh Road
Austin, TX 78736

 

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This brewery is known for using native wild yeast and barrel-aging its beers. Jester King Brewery offers free tours and a tasting room with an extensive beer list.

Austin Brewery Tours: Tasting Room

Last Stand Brewing Company

I, 12345 Pauls Valley Rd
Austin, TX 78737

 

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The owners of Last Stand Brewing Company are craft beer enthusiasts and with a combined twenty-five years of brewing, they are able to deliver masterfully crafted beers.

Austin Brewery Tours & Events: Events

Live Oak Brewing Company

3301 E 5th St
Austin, TX 78702

 

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Live Oak Brewing Company is the oldest craft brewery in Austin, making their famous lagers and ales since 1997. Stop by and beat the heat with one of their extraordinary Austin beers.

Austin Brewery Tours & Events: Tours

Namaste Brewing – Whip In

1950 S. Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78704

 

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The Whip In used to be an old gas station and has evolved into a dhaba pub, where Austinites can find a twist on local cuisine and beer with touches of authentic Gujarati from the Gandhi region of India.

NXNW Restaurant and Brewery

10010 N Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, TX 78759

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5701 West Slaughter Lane, Suite D
Austin, TX 78749

 

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The atompshere in NXNW feels like you are in a lodge in the woods. All their beers are brewed on site and they have a functioning silo full of 25,000 lbs of barley in front of their restaurant – the major compenent in their beers.

Pinthouse Pizza

4729 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78756

 

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If pizza and beer is your favorite meal than Pinthouse Pizza is the place for you. They are a British-inspired pub with elaborate pizzas and hoppy beers.

Austin Brewery Tours & Events: Events

Real Ale Brewing Company

231 San Saba Ct
Blanco, TX 78606

 

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Since 1996, Real Ale Brewing Company has produced handcrafted beer that is unfiltered and unpasteurized in Blanco, Texas. Their beers have no preservatives or artificial colors, following their belief that the less you to do the beer the better.

Austin Brewery Tours & Events: Taprooms and Tours

Strange Land Brewery

5904 Bee Cave Rd
Austin, TX 78746

 

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Strange Land Brewery is always chasing the unexplored horizons of brewing, from fermentation to the possibilities of taste. They’re a small brewing company but pack a huge punch.

South Austin Brewing

415 E St Elmo Road
Austin, TX 78745

 

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South Austin Brewing has it all from local bands to Friday Happy Hours to delicious Belgian style beer. This brewery is a clean and fun place to check out.

Austin Brewery Tours & Events: Events

Thirsty Planet

11160 Circle Dr
Austin, TX 78736

 

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Thirsty Planet is passionate about their beers and giving back to the community. Gratuities from their tasting room are donated to a different charity each month, so enjoy their great beer while simultaneously donating to a good cause.

Austin Brewery Tours & Events: Tours

Twisted X Brewing Company

West 150, 23455 Ranch Rd 12
Dripping Springs, TX 78620

 

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This environmentally focused brewery is heavily dedicated to keeping the earth and it’s inhabitants happy. Twisted X Brewery Company makes solid efforts to recycle, save energy and water, and donate to local charities so you can feel good when buying or consuming their products.

Austin Brewery Tours & Events: Tasting Room

Uncle Billy’s Brew & Que

1530 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78704

 

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Located along Central Austin’s restaurant row on Barton Springs, Uncle Billy’s offers award-winning beer and barbecue. On a hot day, jump in Barton Springs then head over to Uncle Billy’s Brew & Que for a cold one.

Austin Brewery Tours & Events: Events

Zilker Brewing Company and Taproom

1701 E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702

 

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Focusing on American Belgo-style while brewing a wide array of beers, Zilker Brewing Company and Taproom combines delicate trappist yeast strains with clean American brewing techniques.

Austin Brewery Tours & Events: Taproom open:
Wednesday-Thursdays: 4pm-10pm
Fridays: 2pm-12am
Saturdays: Noon-12am
Sundays: 2pm-8pm

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