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Best Place to Dadcore (Two Kid Maximum): Live Oak Brewing

There is no place better to feel like a seasoned combat veteran of adolescent affairs than at the scopious brewhouse and beer garden of Austin's finest German-style beer maker, Live Oak Brewing. The wide-open plot allows for everyone from helicopter parents to cool dads (and moms), while also not impeding too much on the carefree fun of the non-breeders. The low ABV beers, like their Berliner Weisse and Grodziskie, account for worry-free family revelry (but it goes without saying, always use a DD).

1615 Crozier, Del Valle, 512/385-2299, www.liveoakbrewing.com

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