Exclusive Reveal: Texas Craft Brewers Fest Rotating Tap List

Limited tickets remain for 25+ rare brews only available Sept. 28

Brewers of the Lone Star State will once again decamp to Fiesta Gardens in east Austin this month to showcase a phalanx of triple hazy goat lactose gluten implied IPAs (and more!) during the annual Texas Craft Brewers Festival, the largest beer event focused entirely on in-state brews.

Photo by John Anderson

This outdoor fiesta is the Texas Brewers Guild’s bread-and-butter showcase of border-to-border brewing talent. But it also serves as a way for visitors to crack the code on the styles of beer they prefer the most (it’s pilsers, by the way) by lining up over 200 of them to sample across this lakeside plot. It absolutely WAILS. (Texas Brewers Guild is coming in hot fresh off its surprise legislative Beer-to-Go thumping of Big Distro – you can read all of our Beer-to-Go coverage here.

But wait, there’s more. Roughly every half hour, participating breweries will release a rare, small-batch brew with ingredients that their head brewer undoubtedly pilfered from their mom’s basement kitchenette. We have that exclusive rotating tap list just for you and you can feast your eyes on it below before feasting your palates on them Saturday, September 28.

On a final note, the Texas Craft Brewers Festival has sold out in advance the last several years, so you’d probably be best served reading this list greedily, then making your way over to their ticket site. It’s a UT football off-weekend, so everyone’s gonna be looking for something to do besides converting their front lawns to gravel.


 BREWERY  BEER | DESCRIPTION*  TAPPING TIME
Armadillo Ale Works Brunch Money | Imperial Golden Stout 12:30pm
True Anomaly Brewing Daisy Explorer | Cherry Wild Ale 12:30pm
Astral Brewing Mango Passion Project | Gose 1pm
The Brewtorium Little Ivan McGregor | Barrel-aged Wee Heavy/Imperial Stout hybrid 1pm
(512) Brewing Wood Aged Peach Sour 1:30pm
Circle Brewing Razzé All Day | Brett-Barrel-Aged Blonde with Raspberries 1:30pm
Lakewood Brewing Co Melon Baller | Hazy IPA with Melon 2:30pm
Red Horn Coffee House and Brewing Co. PopTart Ravioli | Kettle-Soured Wild Berry Milkshake IPA 2:30pm
TUPPS Brewery DDH IPA Series 2 | New England-Style IPA 2:30pm
Real Ale Brewing Santa Poco | Tequila Barrel-Aged Gose with Passion Fruit 3pm
8th Wonder Brewery Viet Irish | Jameson Irish Whiskey Barrel-Aged Imperial Vietnamese Coffee Porter 3pm
Vista Brewing Glen Rose | Wine-Barrel-Aged Lambic-Style Ale 3pm
Oskar Blues Blacklands Barrel-Aged Barley Wine 3:30pm
Jester King Nocturn Chrysalis | Barrel-Aged Beer Refermented with Blackberries 3:30pm
Weathered Souls Brewing Cavernous Imperial Stout with Coconut 3:30pm
Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling Bourbon Barrel Wee Heavy 4pm
Blue Owl Brewing Wild Boss Barrel-aged Sour Beer with Fredericksburg Peaches 4pm
Austin Beer Garden Brewing YSB #16: Kitten Mittons | Sour Ale 4pm
Texas Beer Company Hoppy Clouds | Peach IPA 4:30pm
Austin Beerworks Sakuma | Sour Brown Ale with Cherries 4:30pm
Ingenious Brewing Fruit with Friends: Blackberry Cobbler a la Mode | Berliner Weisse 4:30pm
Hops & Grain Volumes of Funk | Mixed Culture Saison 5pm
Pondaseta Brewing Co. Tūtū Pele | Fruited Sour (Piña Colada) 5pm
Roughhouse Brewing Friend and Berry | Farmhouse Ale with Strawberries and Agarita Berries 5pm
Saint Arnold Brewing Bishop's Barrel 23 with Oranges | Dopplebock aged in rye barrels 5:30pm
Black Star Co-op (brewed in collaboration with Out Youth) Wish You Were Queer | Peach and Passionfruit Ale 5:30pm
Lazarus Brewing Company Second Nature Gose 5:30pm
* list subject to change without notice

For more information:

Website: www.texascraftbrewersfestival.com

Tickets: www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-texas-craft-brewers-festival-tickets-62595390498

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