If you are looking for a list of Austin breweries, they have been popping up all over Austin Texas at an incredible pace. In the table below you can find most of the Austin Breweries and Brew Pubs. At most of these breweries you can sample a wide variety of craft beers in a fun, social setting. Let us know about your favorite Austin Breweries and Brew Pubs.

Breweries in Central Austin

Blue Owl Brewing Co.You’re sure to enjoy these sour-mashed brews on their outdoor patio. You get a lot of beer for a small price as they do 4 full pours and you can take home the souvenir glass.
Draught House Pub & BreweryThis brewery is a seven-barrel custom made, direct fired, single infusion brewhouse. They also have food trucks parked outside everyday for your enjoyment..
Friends & Allies BrewingThe brewers expertly combine West Coast brewing techniques with the vibrant and eclectic east Austin culture, delivering a fresh, high-quality, unique local beer to a growing, influential, passionate community.
Hops & Grain BrewingHops & Grain makes some of the tastiest craft beers in Austin. A glass of fantastic beer welcomes you when you arrive. In addition to delicious craft beers they also make dog treats from spent brewing grains.
Live Oak Brewing Co.Their Live Oak HefeWeizen is ranked No. 1 on Beer Advocate’s list of Top Beers in the Southwest. Additionally, many others are ranked in the top 60.
Zilker Brewing Co.They are a craft brewery and taproom focusing on the American Belgo style while brewing a wide array of interesting and classic beers. They produce a unique beer that is always in balance, always complex, and always has a proper finish.

Breweries in North Austin

Adelbert’s BreweryThis brewery was Austin’s first all Belgian-style bottle and keg conditioned brewery. They believe excellent beer requires quality ingredients and hands-on brewing using non-GMO Bohemian floor malted barley, Noble hops, and fresh yeast. .
Austin BeerworksFour friends have developed an impressive production brewery and cannery with regular lineup of four beers, including a silver medal winner, Fire Eagle IPA.
Black Star Co-opThis is the world’s first cooperatively-owned and worker self-managed brewpub. Black Star Co-op encapsulates everything Austin.
Circle Brewing Co.The basic philosophy of Circle Brewing is to make beer “with only the best ingredients and none of the other stuff.”
North By NorthwestThis is Austin’s oldest and most upscale brew pub and offers a complete menu with a restaurant that drives many to the establishment.
Pinthouse PizzaPinthouse Pizza was founded by six guys who share a passion for craft beer and good food. The brew pub slings beers from the bar, and pizzas from the counter in a warm and casual atmosphere.
4th Tap Brewing Co-op4th Tap is the first worker-owned cooperatively-governed production brewery in Texas, and one of the first in the United States. 4th Tap is 100% owned by the people who work on the floor day-in and day-out.

Breweries in South Austin

Austin Beer Garden BrewingThey brew the styles that they love and have brewed over the years. They love dry beers as well as dry hoppy beers plus lagers and especially German style Pils.
Independence Brewing Co.Enjoy the classic favorites, seasonal and limited releases, and brewery-exclusive beers while relaxing in a laid-back tap room. The tours, live music, food events, the Independence tap room is likely to become your favorite place.
Pinthouse Pizza-South LamarSix guys who share a passion for craft beer and good food had a goal to serve award-winning beer and hand-crafted pizza in a warm and casual setting.
Uncle Billy’sCombine BBQ and Texas Craft Beer and you have Uncle Billy’s Brewery. They are keeping their staple Green Room IPA while rotating a mix of hoppy ales and lagers.
(512) Brewing Co.The initial line up of brewer, Kevin Brand, beers was Wit, Pale, and IPA but then added the Pecan Porter after the reception it received as the first winter seasonal.

Breweries in Greater Austin

Family Business Beer Co. (Dripping Springs)New brewery located on 15 acres in the hill country that is drawing many customers looking for a new brew as well as seeing Supernatural star, Jensen Ackles. Enjoy the kid friendly area and the variety of craft beers.
Barrow Brewing Co. (Salado)Quality, sustainability, and community are the three words that define us. We strive to be a sustainable business that encourages drinking local, supporting local businesses, and taking steps like rain water collection and recycling to lower our carbon footprint
Bindlestick Brewing Co. (Leander)They are aiming for ales and lagers in a bygone era but with a modern Texas twist. Therefore the name, Bindlestick, which is the stick the hobos carry around to hold all their possessions.
Bluebonnet Beer Co. (Round Rock)The owners began brewing after leaving their jobs and opened up in a small industrial park. They are serving their four year round beers and one or two seasonal beers.
Bull Creek Brewing Co. (Liberty Hill)Bull Creek Brewing is currently only doing private tours and tastings via RSVP from their website and Facebook.
Double Horn Brewing Co. (Marble Falls)This is a family-friendly restaurant serving both lunch and dinner. Double Horn is also the first and only brewery in Burnet County and serves a refined-casual menu alongside Texas craft beer and wines.
Faust Brewing Co. (New Braunfels)The German prowess of beer drinking and beer making is legendary, and The Faust Brewing Co. continues the tradition with its original and varied line of ales.
Flix Brewhouse (Round Rock)Flix Brewhouse is America’s Cinema Brewery, and is the only first run cinema in the world to also have a fully operating brewery incorporated. Head Brewer Justin Rizza has a passion for brewing great beer.
Infamous Brewing Co. (Austin)Infamous Brewing was founded by a group of people who shared passion for quality beer and the goal of delivering great handmade craft beer in small batches.
Jester King Brewery (Austin)Great atmosphere at this open air barn drinking your favorite beer. Water from their well, locally grown and malted grains, and native wild yeast makes their wild ales and spontaneously fermented beers.
Middleton Brewing (San Marcos)These brewers have come from California with their love for the HOP and have recently moved into their new facility in San Marcos. They specialize in subtle Belgian-style ales.
New Braunfels Brewing Co. (New Braunfels)With a recent change in a new head brewer and equipment they focus primarily on wheat beer, but throw in a sour or tow when their fancy strikes.
Oasis, TX Brewing Co. (Oasis)Overlooking Lake Travis, Brewer Spencer Telekemier brews up tasty session beers including a well-made pale ale and keller pilsner.
Pecan Street Brewing (Johnson City)A brew pub and restaurant in the heart of hill country with an outdoor lounge & beer garden, pool, shuffleboard and live music.
Real Ale Brewing Co. (Blanco)Opening in 1996 makes this brewery one of the oldest in Texas. This has become one of Texas craft beer’s greatest success stories starting out small and going large.
Red Horn Coffee House and Brewing Co. (Cedar Park)Red Horn offers fresh house roasted coffees and house brewed beer much more in a laid back atmosphere sitting at the bar, lounging on a couch, or listening to local live music.
Rogness Brewing Co. (Pflugerville)This brewery specializes in creating small, handcrafted batches of beer. Debuting in March of 2012 with 2 beers, they now deliver to Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Waco and the surrounding areas.
Save The World Brewing Co. (Marble Falls)This brewery is 100% philanthropic and giving away all the proceeds to international, national and local charities. Grab a bottle knowing that you’re helping to Save The World.
Smoke ‘n Hops (Dripping Springs)Combine a great menu of appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, salads and more with their variety of beers in a family friendly atmosphere.
Strange Land Brewery (Austin)Stop by this small, but nice brewery on Friday or Saturday to sample their year round and specialty beers.
The Barber Shop (Dripping Springs)These brewers left the building’s name the same, but spruced up the inside with a new bar, rustic amenities and tap wall. They intend to focus on English pub ales.
Thirsty Planet Brewing Co. (Austin)These brewers believes in “brewing with a purpose and are committed to quenching the thirst of this planet through each sip of beer and through the charitable organizations we support”.
Twisted X Brewing Co. (Dripping Springs)They brew handmade Texan-American beers focused on high quality and local products. They believe in treating their customers and employees right and bringing something new to the local market through beer.
Whitestone Brewery (Cedar Park)Do you like crowlers? They have crowlers. They have a nice taproom so stop in for a taste of their six year round beers.
Wimberley Brewing Co. (Wimberley)This is a family run business started with the Wimberley Brewing Company in 2008, and joined homemade pizza, and homemade brew in Brewster’s Pizza in January of 2010. The business took off right away, and continues to expand, grow, and succeed!!
Simon Trask
Author: Simon Trask

Simon loves Texas and the Great Outdoors. From East Texas pines to West Texas mountains, he calls North Texas home but is always ready to float a river in Hill Country or go fishing on the Gulf Coast. Simon loves camping and road trips as well, whether it's cruising Highway 287, 82, 69 or 281, that's the true way to see what Texas is all about!

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