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.
Enjoy one of their core ciders or seasonal flavors in the Collaboratory, the on-site taproom boasting ample outdoor seating.
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.
One of the only breweries in Central Austin, beer lovers can pop into the brand-new 2,000 square foot tap room at select hours. Free tours on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
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