Sam's Town Point
"...Chris Troutman: Editor-in-chief & co-founder of Austin Beer Guide; Draught Punk podcaster...."
"..."It's not necessarily that breweries don't want to offer [the full taproom experience] to the customer," notes Chris Troutman, co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Austin Beer Guide. "But right now, it doesn't financially make sense to be open in that way on a Tuesday or Wednesday due to lack of interest..."
"...Chris Troutman (co-founder, Austin Beer Guide): The Draught House Pub had this "Meet the New Brewers Event" that week, so Jester King is out there, Hops & Grain is out there, Thirsty Planet is there ... and then all of a sudden, these Austin Beerworks guys show up with this really great branding..."
"...And now you have one: Look at the city's better beer emporiums for the inaugural edition of the Austin Beer Guide. A collaboration between the tipsy imaginations of local beer bloggers Chris Troutman and Josh Spradling (www.beertownaustin.com) and Aaron Chamberlain (www.craftaustin.com), this slim, back-pocket-ready magazine gives a comprehensive (well, unless five minutes have passed) list of Austin breweries to aid in your beer-hunting..."
"...Founded by Aaron Chamberlain, Chris Troutman, Shawn Phillips, and Josh Spradling, Austin Beer Guide serves as a quintessential tool for beer lovers – a mixture of beer news, interviews, musings, listicles, and antics. The guide, published twice per year (down from four), showcases the culture and community of craft beer in Austin..."
"...On June 27 (note the imminent scorch of this calendar date), pole tents will take over the car park at Billy’s on Burnet from 1-5pm to serve you 20 lagers with backbone from 11 Austin-area breweries. Tickets to this event are $25 in advance, and the price includes “a sweet ass pils glass, an on-site screen printed shirt, and three pours of beer," says Chris Troutman, co-founder of Lager Jam and Austin’s eponymous Beer Guide..."
"...Storm blows into the Continental Club this Friday with Adcock, accordion master Riley, Egan, and Landry, plus Pat Breaux, Li’l Buck Sinegal, John Troutman, and Dave Ranson rounding out the Li’l Band O’ Gold. With them comes all the mojo put into their CD and documentary, The Promised Land, as well as new recordings with Fats Domino and Austin’s Robert Plant...."
"...LOWERY 66: Miss Darlene's droning fiddle, set against frontman John Troutman's world-weary folk-rock calls to mind Desire-era Dylan, but maybe that was just the local combine's appearance at Jupiter Records' Dylan in-store. Last year's Holiday With Genie on India Records was positively "Isis." (Steamboat, midnight) -- Raoul Hernandez..."
"...Kimiko Cartwright moves from assistant principal to principal of Murchison Middle School. James Troutman Jr..."