Tap Room

Tap Room Hours

  • Su-Th: 12PM-8PM
  • Fr-Sa: 12PM-10PM

UPDATE July 26: TABC has made another rule interpretation allowing us to reopen our patio. All precautions from our June 8 update are in place, except table reservations are no longer required and our foodtruck, Can-tina, is now reopen!.


BEER-TO-GO IS AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE HERE AND CAN BE PICKED UP FROM THE BREWERY. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORT!

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One of life’s great pleasures is drinking beer at the place it is brewed. And we’re prepared to pleasure you!

Have a pint. Have a party. Take a swim in one of our brew tanks! (okay one of these things is not true). We’ve got a carnival worth of cool merch. And now we can sell Beer To-Go so you will certainly take home something special.

Wait, we haven’t even talked about the beer?!? All of our core beers are on tap, plus seasonals, big bottles from our Killer Strains series and every week there are new RAD Lab beers you’ll only find at the taproom. Come on by, there’s always a party at ABW.

Exclusives

RAD Labs

R and D! 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. RAD Labs is rolling all year round so there is always something RADically new in the taproom. It leads to some incredible and incredibly-limited beers. So come to the tap room if you want something totally rad that you can’t get anywhere else. And, as a bonus, you get to see how bad our beer puns get.

Killer Strains

Yes mommy, monsters are real. They are mutations, permutations and twice-removed relations made entirely of beer imaginations. They are wine barrel-aged sours and bourbon barrelled Sputnik and tequila barrel behemoths with a dash of lime. They are something to behold. And even better, to drink. For months – even years – these wild things are making magic in oaken darkness. And then the day comes when they meet the world. That’s the day you want to be here.

Killer Strains

Table Beer

Tesso

4.6%

ABV

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Traditional Belgian style table beer. Light and refreshing and pairs with any meal. Available on tap and in 750ml bottles.

  • 25

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RAD Labs

Stout

Luscious Stallion

4.5%

ABV

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Classic English-style stout with Maris Otter matl and Whitbread yeast.

  • 20

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RAD Labs

Sour Stout

Petite Mutants

7.5%

ABV

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A sour stout using a yeast that puts off Lactic Acid. Has the dark and roasty characteristics of a stout with a blackberry-like tartness.

  • 10

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RAD Labs

Dry Hopped Hefe

Hopfenberg

4.5%

ABV

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A traditional German-style wheat beer dry hopped with Zappa, El Dorado, and Idaho 7 for a watermelon bubblegum burst of refreshment.

  • 10

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RAD Labs

Pils!

Pils Vs Pils

5.1%

ABV

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Read all about it here! Pils Vs Pils

  • 25

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Core Beers

About Core Beers

It's all about having a strong core.

These are the beers that fuel the fun of Austin. No matter what the situation – from fancy wedding to ill-advised shotgun challenge – we’ve got a can for every occasion. Many have won awards but we just hope they win your heart.

Now look at that… It’s Anytime!

Amber Ale

Amber Vision

6.0%

ABV

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A classic, rich English malt base double dry hopped with a half dozen of our favorite American hop varieties. This is what an Amber looks like though our lens.

  • 20

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Wheat Beer

Sun Shovel

4.5%

ABV

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A blast of hops meet an ancient Norwegian yeast strain to create an insane citrus explosion. A wheat beer the Austin Beerworks way. No fruit wedge required.

  • 20

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German-Style Pils

Pearl Snap

5.3%

ABV

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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)

  • 27

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American IPA

Fire Eagle

7.3%

ABV

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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. It is a classic IPA to judge all others against. Say it loud, scream it proud, “Screeeeeeee!”

2014 GABF SILVER MEDAL
TOP 50 AMERICAN IPAPASTE

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Hoppy Pale Ale

Flavor Country

5.9%

ABV

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When we began in 2011 it was impossible to brew this Hoppy Pale Ale. The ingredients weren’t available and the science didn’t exist. Oil rich lupulin powder was just a dream. It brings intense flavor but doesn’t linger, drinks like a hop forward pale ale but doesn’t blow you up and every sip leaves you craving more. It’s so special we had to invent a whole new country to explain it. Welcome.

2018 GABF BRONZE MEDAL


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Anytime Ale

Peacemaker

5.0%

ABV

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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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Seasonals

About Seasonals

Limited Release

Who knew Austin had so many seasons? Spring. DAMN, Spring is Hot. Summer. Second Summer. Kill Me Summer. Seriously? Almost Winter. Wait, Was That Winter? Spring. Hot Spring. Well, we’ve got something special for every one of them. They only last a limited time so get ‘em while they’re hot and drink ‘em while they’re cold.

Blood Orange IPA

Bloodwork Orange

7.0%

ABV

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As part of our ABW Pilot Program, every Beerworker gets the chance to pilot our private bi-plane. Whaaat? No. We have robots for that. Actually they get to make their own beer on our seven-barrel pilot system - It’s called RAD Labs for Research and Development. That’s how Bloodwork began - with Nick Pratt and a citrusy dream. It was only available in our taproom but was in such high demand it has become our first year-round seasonal. It’s the Sicilain blood oranges added during fermentation that make this a citric symphony for the senses.

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Belgian-style Strong Pale Ale

Gold Fist

9.0%

ABV

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This Belgian-style Golden Ale is Will’s favorite style to make. It’s also Will’s last name. William Golden Ale. True fact. It’s fermented with an old school Belgian yeast strain that produces a crazy amount of esters so it smells like sunshine. The color shines like gold. The finish is very dry like a champagne. It’s strong and delicate at the same time. While you are admiring the strong aromatics and classy finish it’s quietly punching you in the back of the head.

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Kristallweizen

Heisenberg

4.5%

ABV

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We love the flavor characters of a hefeweizen but think all the yeast in suspension can make for a heavy beer. “Hey yeast, you’ve done your job, you’re drunk, go home!” So we run this traditional Hefe through our centrifuge to spin out the yeast and leave it Krystall clear. It keeps the hallmark flavors and aromas of a Hefe in a very drinkable beer. It’s wheat beer the ABW way! Hey Sony, look at that, not a single injunction inducing reference.

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Mexican-style Lager

La Verdad

4.5%

ABV

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You know what’s nice about having a brewery? Brewing a style we all know well - the Mexican lager - and making it our own. It’s still light and sessionable but with a ton of balanced flavor. We use Uber-premium German pilsner malt and a touch of Mucho-premium corn for character. It’s a must have with Mexican food, barbecues and margaritas - try it you’ll see. It’s the truth.

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Tart Wheat Beer

Tropical Einhorn

3.5%

ABV

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Welcome to paradise. Low in alcohol. High on life. Tart on the tongue. As pleasing as an island breeze.

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Tart Wheat Beer

Sour Cherry Einhorn

3.5%

ABV

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RECALL NOTICE! We have recalled the 2020 batch of Sour Cherry Einhorn.

Hello world! Look up! Look out! Boom! A cherry bomb of flavor explodes in a pink bubbly cloud. There she stands, My Little Einhorn.


American Lager

Cold Glory

5.6%

ABV

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From the bold hops of the Pacific coast to the clean grains of the plains, this beer is 100% from sea to shining Screeeee!

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Helles Lager

Super Awesome

4.5%

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Right on the hooves of Einhorn comes this super clean, super easy to drink, super sessionable, super hard to make lager. It takes us 8 weeks to ferment this special beer because there is absolutely nothing to hide behind. While most Germans would tell you Helles means light or bright – we know the true translation is “Hell! Those bearded Americans just out-brewed us!”

2017 GABF GOLD MEDAL

2018 GABF BRONZE MEDAL

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Can-tina

Good Beer Deserves Good Food

Serving Lunch and Dinner Every Dang Day

We want to guarantee the best food every single day at our taproom. So instead of relying on a rotating caravan of food trucks we grabbed the burger by the horns and took the queso into our own hands.

Fresh, local, and open for lunch and dinner every damn day. Can-tina may be on wheels but it’s not leaving the grounds for any festival, it’s ours, it’s delicious and it’s only available at Austin Beerworks.

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