Better late then never weekend what's what! July 18-19 **Last weekend of Bingo**
Well I had all this typed up and ready to go like normal for Friday at noon and then there were rumblings of some changes in the crazy state restrictions that have shuttered our beloved tap rooms and tasting rooms across Drinking Springs. So in an effort to have the most up to date info I delayed posting just to play it safe. In case you did not hear, there has been an amendment to the 51% TABC license. This allows all breweries and distilleries with an outdoor area to allow customers to purchase and consume onsite, with social distancing guidelines being followed (similar to what was already in place prior to the shutdown a couple weeks ago). This new change will also allow sites that currently do not have an outdoor seating area to create one in order to allow their customers to enjoy their beverages onsite. Much like the last time restrictions changed this happened on a Friday and did not give the local small businesses a ton of time to make adjustments to their operating plans for this weekend.
I'm guessing there will be a lot of changes to the info listed below so please check the locations social channels and websites prior to see what they are offering this weekend. Everyone has cans to go so regardless get out there and support your local watering holes! If we want them to be there when this craziness is over they need our support every single weekend. Support local, get out and buy some cans from multiple locations, try different things (you might like it!) and let's see those bingo cards get filled up. Bingo is running through Sunday night and we will announce the winners early next week. Lot's of great prizes from local spots, let's show them all some love and support local.
We added a few new style t-shirts to the store, check them out and show everyone you are all about that Drinking Springs lifestyle.
Here’s the round up:
🍺Acopon open 2-6 Friday and Saturday for cans to go. Please order online prior to arriving for curbside pickup. They are celebrating their 3 year anniversary this weekend so make sure to show them some love and grab cans to go. (Accopon is a double bonus spot on the Bingo board!)
🍺 One Shot Distillery open 5-10 Friday-Sunday. Onsite drink service and growler fills. Yes you can buy and consume your beverage on site as well as support the food truck- Dripping Wings (So So So Good!). Lots of tree shaded tables to enjoy some specialty cocktails and craft beers. (One Shot is a double bonus spot on the bingo board)
🍺 Last Stand Brewing Company open 12-6 Friday/Saturday and 2-6 Sunday. Lots of beer to go options and signature slushees- order ahead online. (Last Stand is a double bonus spot on the bingo board)
🍺 Beerburg Brewing open for business this weekend for onsite and to go orders. Friday 3-8, Sat/Sun 12-8. Restaurant onsite with outdoor seating. Great food, if you haven't tried this spot out yet I recommend checking them out this weekend. They also have a home brewing kit with brewing lessons for anyone who is interested in getting into the home brew hobby. Spots are limited, sign up on their FB page. (Beerburg is a double bonus spot on the bingo board).
🍸 Treaty Oak Distilling open 12-8 Fri-Sun. Full restaurant and plenty of outdoor space to socially distance. Stop in and grab a bottle of their new premade Old Fashioned Cocktail....it's delicious!
🍺 Jester King Brewery open 12-8. Reservation only. Lots of open space and great food options. Visit their website for reservation details. This week they released their Montmorency vs. Balaton Batch 7- very limited supply and available for curbside pick up while supplies last. Order on their website if you are lucky enough to get some.
🍺12 Fox Beer Co Open 12-9 Friday/Saturday; 12-7. Pottsies food truck will be serving with BYOB and live music down the street from the beer garden. Grab your cans from the beer garden and head down to the socially distance air conditioned barn for the private party. They are canning onsite for to go beers and they have some guest taps you should check out. They have an amazing 10% Belgian Tripel "Julie" back on tap this week available to be canned. Mention the bingo card for a special gift.
🍸 Frog Pond Distillery open Saturday for bottle sales 1-6. They are providing nice mixer kits to help make some of their signature cocktails with their to go orders.
🍺 Twisted X Brewing Company not currently showing as being open or having a food truck this weekend, but that could change with the new change in restrictions. Keep an eye on their social for any updates. Twisted X is a great spot to check out if you have never been. Let's just hope they are able to open soon!
🍺 The Shady Llama sadly they are still unable to open due the executive order. Fingers crossed that will change soon, we miss the views and the Llamas!
🍺 Bell Springs Brewing Company open for pick up to go Fri-Sun 11-6. Keep an eye on their FB and website for any updates with the new change in restrictions.
🍺 Suds Monkey Brewing open 3-9 Fri/Sat, 3-7 Sunday. Pizza available onsite, tap room is open for dine in eating and the outdoor beer garden is open to the public. Yes you can actually buy and enjoy your beverage onsite! Pizza is very good if you have not been yet we suggest putting Suds on your list.
🍸 Desert Door bottles and cocktail kits available via to go orders. Need to be placed online prior to arrival. See their website for ordering.
🍺 Family Business Beer Company taproom is closed. To go beer available Friday 3-7, Sat/Sun 12-7. Advanced orders available on their website for pick up.
🍸Revolution Spirits open for bottle to go orders Fri/Sat 1-7pm. They have their once a year SBS series Austin Reserve Gin available this weekend in the tasting room.
🍺Vista Brewing open for pick up orders Friday 4-9, Sat/Sun 1-9. They have a farm stand on site with local grocery items and all their walking trails are open during the brewer shutdown. Keep an eye on their FB for updates to their open status with the new changes to restrictions.
There you have it. There is a lot of "what ifs" on this weekends list due to the new change in taproom restrictions. Please check the locations social pages and websites before you head out for the most up to date info. Get out there this weekend and hit your Bingo!