You can come have a beer, right here at the brewery!

Beers On Tap

That’s right, you can stop by and enjoy a beer in the middle of a working brewery! Nestled between the tanks, our taproom features all of our core beers, plus seasonals and exclusive beers only available here. Special event hours and closings are posted here.

On top of that, we host a rotation of Austin’s best food trucks throughout the week, and we always have piles of new and awesome merch for sale. Stop by and have a beer with the guys that brew your beer!

Hours: Mon: 4-10pm Tue: 4-10pm Wed: 4-10pm Thu: 4-10pm Fri: 11-10pm Sat: 12-8pm Sun: 1-7pm

Exclusives

Pilot

This is our drink-u-bator. Our playground. Our sex machine. It’s a 7-barrel pilot system where we can experiment without having to brew a whole 90-barrel batch. And everyone in the brewery gets a crack at making a beer on it. They just have to research the style and craft a recipe. This has led to some incredible and incredibly-limited beers. So come by if you want something you can’t get anywhere else and you get to see how bad our puns get.

Barrel

Call a sitter. Fake a seizure. Play your get out of jail free card. Just do what you have to do to be here when there's a new barrel release. Whether its a wine barrel-aged sour ale or bourbon barrel Sputnik, these are special moments at ABW because of the time it takes to make these beers. For months – even years – the wood and wild things have been getting all intimate with our beer in the darkness of the barrels. And then the day comes when they meet the world. That’s the day you want to be here.

Hoppy Lager

Boone River (aka Griddlebone)

6.8%

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We liked this pilot batch recipe so much, we scaled it up and made it our official 4th Anniversary beer. Mosaic and Meridian hops get the party started, clean lager fermentation keeps it going 'till the wee hours of the morning.

Recipe by Tomcat

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IPA with Blood Oranges

Bloodwork Orange

7.0%

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Sicilian blood oranges and citra hops orchestrate a Ludwig Van citrus symphony. 

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IPA

Essential IPA

7.2%

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Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe

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Pale Lager with Peaches and White Tea

Stranger Friends

5.5%

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Collaboration with Our Mutual Friend Brewing Company

Core 4 Beers

About Core 4

We brew what we like to drink.

That’s what inspired us to brew our Core Four beers year round. Sure some of our styles take a little longer to brew but, like a good brisket, it’s all worth it. So now, no matter what the situation – from fancy wedding to ill-advised shotgun challenge – there is a can for every occasion. Each one is a crisp, clean example of the style. Each is brewed so you can have more than one in a session. And every single sip is as bold and clean as the first. It’s all about having a strong core.

American IPA

Fire Eagle

6.8%

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Flavor swoops in (cue EAGLE SCREAM), grabs you by the face and flies you through the hop rainbow. At the peak of the ride it swoops back to earth and gently drops you back on your bar stool where you are refreshed, excited and ready to ride again. It’s hoppy, bold and American.

2014 GABF SILVER MEDAL
TOP 50 AMERICAN IPA - PASTE

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German-style Schwarzbier

Black Thunder

5.3%

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If a stout and a pilsner had a lovechild, it would be Black Thunder. It would also be a miracle, because beer can’t “get it on.” This miniature powder keg starts with a roasted, bread-like complexity but finishes dry and clean like a pilsner. It’s dark, distinctive, and dry.

2013 GABF GOLD MEDAL
2014 WORLD BEER CUP BRONZE MEDAL
2014 AmeriCAN GOLD

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Anytime Ale

Peacemaker

5.0%

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Peacemaker was the very first beer we decided to brew. It’s balanced, refreshing, and very sessionable. Peacemaker is simple, but we take it very seriously — a bold and clean beer with nothing to hide behind. It's the beer we drink the most at the brewery. And at home. And on the river. When you have a cold, bright, well-balanced beer like Peacemaker on hand, anytime is a good time to enjoy it.

2011 GABF SILVER MEDAL

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German-Style Pils

Pearl Snap

5.3%

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You always remember your first kiss. But no matter how very many times you try to recreate it with your awkward advances it never matches up. That’s why you should plant your pucker on a Pearl Snap. This crisp refreshing pils will never let you down. Whether if it’s your first date or two year anniversary, every bright clean sip tastes like the very first time.

OFFICIAL BEER OF AUSTIN - AUSTIN CHRONICLE
2012 AUSTIN BEER GUIDE BEST OVERALL BEER (READERS' CHOICE)

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Heavy Machinery

About HM
This is our chance to shake off the gloves and go big. Big IPAs. Big cans. Big warning. Everything about this series is serious. So much in fact we’ve locked in our Pacific Northwest hop suppliers for years in advance. It’s the only way to guarantee the sweet stink of those Simcoe, Centennial and Citra hops. We designed the series to release a new batch every other month with a can you can read for the month in-between.

IPA

Double

10.0%

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This is extreme in every way. Loaded with 6 pounds of hops per barrel, it immediately delivers huge citrus and pine aromas that pack as much punch as Sam Elliott’s mustache. Next comes the sweet bready body, but before you appreciate the malt profile your face is flush from the alcohol. It’s basically a free-fall of flavor. And you should only have one in a session. But don’t worry, the hop-burps will keep you company.

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IPA

Belgian

9.0%

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What we’ve got here is a Belgian Trippel, hopped like an IPA. Big bubblegum and fruity esters from the yeast combine with the citrus highlights of the hops. Doubletwin powers active! Every sip is as if you’re feeling Jean-Claude’s screaming splits kick right in the kisser. There’s no other way to put it: this beer will destroy you.

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Seasonals

About SNLs

Who knew Austin had so many seasons? Spring. Jeez Spring is Hot. Summer. Second Summer. Kill Me Summer. Isn’t It Fall Yet? Almost Winter. Wait, Was That Winter? Spring. Hot Spring.

Well, we’ve got something special for every one of them. And whether it’s a sour wheat or a Russian imperial oatmeal coffee stout your palette can rest assured that each one will be bold and clean.

Russian Imperial Coffee Oatmeal Stout

Sputnik

8.0%

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Oats. Cuvee Coffee. Alcohol. And we have liftoff! Like the sight of a comet, the appearance of Sputnik has the locals thanking the brewing gods. As Will says, “we get all science on this shit.” He has developed a proprietary way to introduce the coffee into the beer. We’ve seen it happen and we know a stopwatch and monocle are involved. What happens is it opens up the aromatics without adding any harshness. You get an intense coffee aroma and bold flavor that perfectly compliments the silky oats and high alcohol. It will take your taste buds to orbit.

2014 AUSTIN BEER GUIDE BEST LIMITED/SPECIAL BEER (READERS' CHOICE)

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Kristallweizen

Heisenberg

4.5%

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Knock, knock. Who's there? Heisenberg, but how fast am I going? That joke contained references from a TV show and quantum physics. You'd have to be a big nerd to have gotten it. Luckily, the beer can be enjoyed by anyone. We brew a traditional hefeweizen, then filter it brilliantly clear. What's left is all those wonderful banana, clove, and bubblegum yeast characteristics but with a really light body and clean finish. That should remove any 'uncertainty' from your next beer choice. Ok, we're finished now.

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Simcoe Pale Ale

Warmonger

5.1%

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We love having a beer at the brewery after work. Sometimes that's the only reason we even come to work. After a long day of slinging kegs or mucking out spent grain, we're usually in the mood for something light and clean. But sometimes we want something light that will also smack us around a little. That was the inspiration for Warmonger. It's not available all the time, but when it is we'll probably drink most of it ourselves.

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Berliner Weisse

Einhorn

3.0%

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The first day you feel the heat on your neck and realize that summer’s here – look to the west! The sky splits open and Einhorn soars down to our rescue with bloated udders filled with magical elixer. No, that’s not where the beer comes from silly – just the secret sauce that turns water into weisse. This Berliner Weisse is low in alcohol and highly carbonated. It’s a sour wheat that’s light, tart, refreshing and just perfect for this time of year. Einhorn will actually make you look forward to the Texas summer.

2012 AUSTIN BEER GUIDE BEST OVERALL BEER (EDITORS' CHOICE)
2012 AUSTIN BEER GUIDE BEST NEW BEER (READERS' CHOICE)

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Who's Going to Feed Me?

We love partnering up with Austin's best food trucks whenever possible. To check out our calendar, click here.

Merch

Goes Great With Beer

Stock up on supplies and update your wardrobe while you drink! We have an ever-changing wall of pints, mugs, shirts, sweats, hats, tees, stickers and more for sale at the brewery. If you want to see what we've got, check it out HERE!