Turning Old Into New, Central Machine Works Beer Hall Opens in East Austin


  • March 10, 2020
  • /   James Lipari
  • /   Austinot,Beer,Brewery,Featured
front of refurbished quonset hut storefront with grain silo
When I walked into Central Machine Works, the first word to leave my mouth after picking up my dropped jaw was, “Whoa!” The sheer size of the place, along with the hustle and bustle, compels you to see what all the buzz is about. Turns out it’s quite a lot!

Central Texas Breweries Come Together at Hops for Houses Craft Beer Festival


  • February 24, 2020
  • /   James Lipari
  • /   Beer,Austinot
Volunteers framing a house
Beer is such a wonderful thing! Of its many splendors, it tends to bring people together. And when it brings people together for a good cause, the beer tastes that much better. So…

Nomadic Beerworks and Central District Brewing Collaborate on New Brew


  • January 15, 2020
  • /   James Lipari
  • /   Austinot,Beer,Brewery,Featured
Owners of Nomadic Beerworks and Central District Brewing working in brewhouse
Two of Austin's rising star breweries collaborate to create "New Kids On The Block"

Vista Brewing’s Winter Bottle Release (Why You Should Plan to Visit Soon)


  • January 15, 2020
  • /   James Lipari
  • /   Featured,Beer,Austinot,Brewery
A flight of beers and a bottle on a table with taproom in background
Our partners at Vista have some amazing offerings this Winter. Read my full article on The Austinot!

What to Expect from Austin's Craft Breweries in 2020


  • December 30, 2019
  • /   James Lipari
  • /   Brewery,Austinot
Beer tasting class inside Celis Brewery
With the new year approaching, I asked several Austin breweries to gaze into their crystal balls (or planning software, whatever), and tell us what magical things we can expect in 2020. Here’s the inside scoop on what they told us.