Austin Ales: Top Micro-Brews in Austin, TX

by / Wednesday, 25 May 2016 / Published in BeerRightNow Cities, Random Ravings, Travel

Considered by many to be the live music capital of the world, Austin is one of the immensely cultural dots in the grand state of Texas. Located near central Texas, veering towards Houston and the Louisiana border, Austin hosts one of the best known multi-media festivals in modern times– South by South West. The festival is held annually in March and attracts thousands of music, film, and art lovers of all varieties. Do you know what else theses creative folks are fond of? Craft beer. And Austin has some of the finest. Here are a few of the best micro-breweries in and around Austin, Texas.

Oddwood Ales


Oddwood Ales are known for their stellar branding and events such as barrel-aged beer parties. They specialize in unique American ales using wild yeast and experimental brewing techniques. Brewing is an art for these folks, and is is very well shown in their packaging and work ethic.

Jester King Brewery

Jester King Brewery - Austin, TX

Jester King Brewery is farmhouse beer at its finest as they use well water and native yeast in their signature spontaneous brewing process. They have over 67 variations of beer and currently have a ranking of 4.07 out of 5 via BeerAdvocate.

(512) Brewing Company


(512) Brewing Company is an Austin-based brand that uses organic ingredients in their recipes. Their brew is available in growlers all across the city as well as in Houston, Dallas, Waco, and San Antonio. Their beers are handmade using mineral water and the finest local ingredients.

Austin Beerworks

Austin Beerworks beers

The modern design of Austin Beerworks makes their product automatically appealing. This is a company that has learned how to market their brand and is rapidly expanding because of it. They have four staple beers that are brewed and distributed year round as well as some profound seasonal profiles such as the 9.0% ABV Gold Fist Pale Ale and the Heavy Machinery IPA.

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