Best Beer Truthiness

Jester King, Zax Restaurant & Bar, Authentic Beverages

Where is a lager not a lager? In Texas. The Lone Star State’s loopy labeling regulations meant drinkers were left baffled, as the laws bastardized internationally accepted terms. The mix-ups were so bad that Texas beers would have trouble getting sold out-of-state, as a stout could get called a malt liquor. Finally, a distributor, a bar, and a craft brewer all said, "Enough" and sued the state. And now you know what you’re getting in your glass.

Zax Restaurant & Bar
312 Barton Springs Rd., 512/481-0100
www.zaxaustin.com

Jester King Craft Brewery
13005 Fitzhugh Rd., Bldg. B, 512/537-5100
www.jesterkingbrewery.com

Authentic Beverages
1305 W. Oltorf #500, 512/445-2337

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