By ADAM SCHRADER
Published in Community Impact Newspaper on May 15, 2017
With summer nearing, Community Impact Newspaper has created this non-comprehensive guide to breweries near Georgetown. The identified trails are mapped for proximity and efficiency.
1. RENTSCH BREWERY
Valentine Mendez, who works inventory for the brewery, said Rentsch reopened its taproom in early May after stopping production earlier this year to expand its facilities and add eight new 60-barrel fermenting tanks. The expansion is expected to increase production from 1,000 barrels of beer yearly to 10,000 barrels.
2500 NE Inner Loop, Georgetown
Hours: Fri.-Sat., 4-8 p.m.
2. RED HORN COFFEE HOUSE AND BREWING CO.
13010 W. Parmer Lane, Ste. 800, Cedar Park
Hours: Mon.-Thu. 7 a.m.-10 p.m.,
Fri.-Sat. 7 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
3. WHITESTONE BREWERY
601 Whitestone Blvd., Ste. 500, Cedar Park
512-765-4828 | www.whitestonebrewery.com
Hours: Mon.-Wed. 3-9 p.m., Thu. 2-10 p.m.,
noon-midnight Fri.-Sat., noon-9 p.m. Sun.
4. BULL CREEK BREWING CO.
7100 FM 3405, Liberty Hill
Hours: Sat. noon-5 p.m.
5. SAN GABRIEL RIVER BREWERY
500 Chaparral Drive, Liberty Hill
512-627-9384 | www.sangabrielriverbrewery.com
Hours: Fri. 4-8 p.m., Sat. noon-8 p.m.
1. FLYING MAN BREWING CO.
Rogness Brewing Co. ceased operations in August after its lease ended. Flying Man co-owner Matt Baker said his brewery bought Rogness’ equipment and building, which it is still renovating. Flying Man will operate under a brewpub license, Barker said. Forrest Rogness said his business will return to Pflugerville in a new facility in 2017.
2400 Patterson Industrial Drive, Pflugerville
Hours: taproom under construction
2. IDLE VINE BREWING CO.
16920 Joe Barbee Drive, Bldg. 1, Pflugerville
Hours: Wed. 3-8 p.m., Thu.-Fri. 3-10 p.m.,
Sat.-Sun. noon-8 p.m.
3. FLIX BREWHOUSE
2200 S. I-35, Round Rock
Hours: opens one hour before the first
4. BLUEBONNET BEER CO.
1700 Bryant Drive, Ste. 107, Round Rock
Hours: Fri.-Sat. 5-8 p.m.
Tours: available upon request
5. ROGNESS BREWING CO.
New location undetermined
1. TREATY OAK BREWERY & DISTILLERY
The 30-acre distillery and brewery expanded to add to production and opened its Ghost Hill Restaurant, which houses a full bar featuring cocktails made with distillery’s spirits, according to its website.
16604 Fitzhugh Road, Dripping Springs
Tours: 4 p.m., 6 p.m. Fri.; 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. Sat.;
2 p.m., 4 p.m. Sun. ($15 and 45 minutes long)
2. LAST STAND BREWING CO.
12345 Pauls Valley Road, Austin
Hours: noon-9 p.m. Fri.-Sun.
Tours: tours and growler fills by appointment
3. JESTER KING BREWERY
13187 Fitzhugh Road, Austin
Hours: 4-10 p.m. Fri., noon-10 p.m. Sat.,
noon-9 p.m. Sun.
Tours: 6 p.m. Fri.; 1 p.m., 3 p.m.,
5 p.m. Sat.-Sun.
4. INFAMOUS BREWING CO.
4602 Weletka Drive, Austin
Hours: 5-9 p.m. Thu., 4-9 p.m. Fri., 1-7 p.m. Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun.
Tours: check website for times
5. OASIS TEXAS BREWING CO.
6550 Comanche Trail, Ste. 301, Austin
Hours: 4-10 p.m. Thu., noon-midnight Fri.-Sat., noon-10 p.m. Sun.
1. OSKAR BLUES BREWERY
The Colorado-based company, known for its Dale’s Pale Ale, opened in Austin in July. It has a 5,000-square-foot taproom and a 2,000-square-foot patio.
10420 Metric Blvd., Austin
Hours: noon-8 p.m. Sun.-Mon., noon-10 p.m. Tue.-Sat.
Tours: 6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 2 p.m., 5 p.m.
2. 4TH TAP BREWING CO-OP
10615 Metric Blvd., Austin
512-904-9817 | www.4thtap.coop
Hours: 4-10 p.m. Mon.-Thu., noon-midnight Fri.-Sat., noon-10 p.m. Sun.
3. CIRCLE BREWING CO.
2430 W. Braker Lane, Ste. B, Austin
512-814-7599 | www.circlebrewing.com
Hours: 5-9 p.m. Thu., 5-10 p.m. Fri., noon-10 p.m. Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun.
4. NORTH BY NORTHWEST
10010 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin
5701 W. Slaughter Lane, Ste. D, Austin
512-467-6969 | www.nxnwbrew.com
Hours: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 11 a.m.-midnight Fri., 10 a.m.-midnight Sat., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sun.
5. AUSTIN BEERWORKS
3009 Industrial Terrace, Ste. 150, Austin
512-821-2494 | www.austinbeerworks.com
Hours: 4-10 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri., noon-8 p.m. Sat., 1-7 p.m. Sun.
Tours: offered on weekends
6. ADELBERT’S BREWERY
2314 Rutland Drive, Ste. 100, Austin
512-662-1462 | www.adelbertsbeer.com
Hours: 5-10 p.m. Wed.-Fri., 1-10 p.m. Sat.,
1-7 p.m. Sun.
Tours: 6 p.m., 7 p.m. Fri.; 2 p.m., 3 p.m. Sat.