Best Bear-tenders

Iron Bear's Roger Rozell & Bengie Beshear

Roger Rozell and Bengie Beshear are partners in every sense of the word. And though we’re super smitten with their behind-the bar love, we love them more for their behind-the-bar work. The couple co-own Iron Bear, Austin’s only – and beloved – bear bar. Though feasting is always an option, Rozell and Beshear have curated a blue-collar gay bar that’s more than just a meat market. In fact, the pair thrive on making their space well-liquored and drama-free.

121 W. Eighth

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