Real Ale Brewing Co.
231 San Saba Ct., Blanco, 78606
Founded in 1996, this award-winning granddaddy of local craft brewers enlivens its regular stable of beers (including the iconic Firemans #4 blonde ale) with a constant rotation of seasonal releases. The tap room is open to the public Wednesday-Sunday, and free tours are offered on the weekend.
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While the ABGB remains a favorite South Austin pizza and pint hangout, with a large outdoor patio and rotation of on-premise signature brews, its inside stage has become a regular stop for local bands since opening in 2013. Its 270-person inside and laid-back, shared-table vibe provides excellent sound, generous floor space in front of the stage, and a casual, family-friendly atmosphere that can accommodate both fans of the bands or just the beer. The parking lot fills quickly.
1305 W. Oltorf, 512/298-2242
Black Star is the world’s first cooperatively-owned and worker self-managed brewpub. Start with the fried jalapeños, or a cornbread, and try the sandwiches or dinner entrées as you work through the local brews.
7020 Easy Wind #100, 512/452-2337
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