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Eric Puga

38 articles

Top 15 Austin Breweries

Our semiannual power ranking of local brewhouses

Food Feature, Nov. 15, 2018

Driftwood's Vista Brewing Offers a Peek at Tradition

Food, brews, and more on 21 acres of high-end architecture and folksy ambience

Food Feature, Oct. 11, 2018

Texas Craft Brewers Festival Unveils List of Brews

77 ways for you to capitalize on the celebration of suds

Food Daily, Sep. 10, 2018 2:30 PM

Introducing Austin's Pre-Gaming Beers of 2018

Some suds to keep your tailgate up to date

Features Feature, Aug. 30, 2018

The Oral History of ABGB

Pils to wake, pils to sleep

Food Feature, Aug. 30, 2018

Austin Beer Guide’s Lager Jam 5

Lager mongers collaborate for annual festival

Food Daily, Aug. 28, 2018 12:10 PM

Austin Beer for the World Cup

Let your favorite local brew determine who you’ll bet on to win

Food Daily, Jun. 13, 2018 1:27 PM

Uncommon Odds at Oddwood Ales

Cherrywood brewery helps polish up Austin's beer scene

Food Feature, May. 17, 2018

Top 10 Austin Breweries of 2018

Power ranking the local leaders in craft beer

Food Feature, Mar. 14, 2018

Southern Heights Brewing Co. Ascends Into the Austin Beer Scene

Local brewpub reaches for the highest heights

Food Feature, Feb. 15, 2018

Brenham’s Brazos Valley Brewing Is a Destination, Not a Pit Stop

"It's what's on the inside that counts"

Food Feature, Dec. 14, 2017

Tapping the Texas Craft Brewers Festival

Eric Puga answers your burning questions about the local beer fest

Food Feature, Sep. 21, 2017

The Texas Craft Brewers Festival's Rotating Beer List

27 Texas craft brewers showcase their suds

Food Daily, Sep. 15, 2017 1:45 PM

Top 10 Austin Breweries

Power ranking the local leaders in craft beer

Food Feature, Jun. 22, 2017

Celis Brewery Returns

The revitalization of Austin’s first big-time brewery

Food Feature, Apr. 13, 2017

The Oral History of Austin Beerworks

How the local brewery became the heir to the aluminum throne

Food Feature, Mar. 9, 2017

Top 10 Austin Beer Developments of 2016

Raising a glass to the year in beer

Food Feature, Dec. 29, 2016

Is Austin the Pilsner Capital of America?

Czech your privilege

Food Feature, Nov. 23, 2016

Last Stand's SMaSH IPA

Less is more with this single malt, single hop beer

Food Feature, Oct. 20, 2016

Giving Hoppy Beers a Second Chance

While IPAs remain craft beer’s most popular style, it is also its most polarizing

Food Feature, Oct. 6, 2016

Texas Craft Brewers Festival Debuts Beer List

The Texas-only beer celebration returns to Austin

Food Daily, Sep. 1, 2016 1:00 PM

Spiritual Journey

Revolution Spirits reinvents the distillery

Food Feature, Jun. 9, 2016

Cold Front

Are Austin's two new chain breweries a threat to local craft beer?

Food Feature, May. 12, 2016

Austin Beer Guide Reveals (Notjusta) Spring/Summer Release Party Beer List

Fifth anniversary shindig promises special taps, hangovers

Food Daily, Apr. 26, 2016 3:45 PM

The Great Austin Beer Scavenger Hunt

SXSW is brewing

Food Feature, Mar. 17, 2016

The Great Austin Beer Scavenger Hunt

SXSW is brewing

Food Daily, Mar. 10, 2016 3:30 PM

Top 10 Beer Things to Look Forward to in 2016

Food Feature, Dec. 31, 2015

Mug Life

Austin isn't a world-class beer destination, but it's close

Food Feature, Nov. 12, 2015

Class in Session

A primer on Austin's most drinkable beers

Food Feature, Sep. 17, 2015

Texas Craft Brewers Festival Releases Beer List

Annual event showcases state’s thriving beer scene

Food Daily, Sep. 2, 2015 10:30 AM

Billy's on Burnet Hosts Lager Jam 2

Local breweries give some lager lovin'

Food Daily, Jun. 17, 2015 11:30 AM

Festival of Brites at Zilker Brewing

Craft beer culture thrives in East Austin

Food Feature, Jun. 4, 2015

Introducing the New Official Beer of Austin

ATX has a brewed awakening

Food Feature, May. 14, 2015

Background Locals

A six-pack of Austin's most underrated beers

Food Feature, Apr. 2, 2015

Austin Beer Guide Steps Right Up

Carnival party taps two debut brews

Food Daily, Mar. 31, 2015 12:15 PM

Untapped Festival Austin Untaps Beer List

Check off your brewery bucket list in one convenient location

Food Daily, Mar. 30, 2015 11:00 AM

Killer Whales

Is the hunt for rare beers killing the communal spirit?

Food Feature, Feb. 26, 2015

Odd Future

Is Oddwood Ales Austin's next great beer?

Food Feature, Jan. 8, 2015

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