Updated 9/13/23. The Texas Craft Beer Festival in East Austin is one of my favorite yearly events. It’s a great opportunity to taste craft beer from breweries throughout the state of Texas. If it’s your first time going to the festival, below are my five tips to have to have a great time there.
Episode 180 features conversations about professional beer judging with Collin Zreet and house music with Doug Ziegler.
Texas breweries won 19 medals in the 2023 Great American Beer Festival competition and one 2023 Champion Brewery award. Of those who won, two were from North Texas breweries.
Tom Ruff and Jason Kissinger of Orange Bike Brewing join us for episode 179 of Modern Brews + Beats Podcast. Based in Portland, Maine, Orange Bike will be a dedicated gluten-free craft beer brewery opening in Fall 2023.
Lakewood Brewing’s new lager celebrates founder Wim Bens’ alma mater, SMU. Also, proceeds from the beer fund new scholarship.
Drew Campbell with On Tap DFW joins us on episode #178 of Modern Brews + Beats Podcast. Along with discussing Australian prog rock bands, Drew shares his craft beer journey, fun bottle share stories, and a day in the life at his Arlington, Texas-based beer bar.
Episode #177 of Modern Brews + Beats features an interview with Seth Morgan of Denton County Brewing Company in Denton, TX.
On episode 176, you’ll hear Jerry’s interview with Stuart and Allyssa Maples of Maple Branch Craft Brewery in Fort Worth. Their beers have won awards in several competitions including Great American Beer Festival and the Texas Craft Brewers Cup.
For episode 175, co-host Tony brings a 20th anniversary “Late-Ass Album Review ” segment on T.I.’s Trap Muzik.
Lakewood Brewing Co. has opened enrollment for The Lion’s Den, its first-ever membership club limited to the first 100 members.
False Idol Brewing founder Dominique Van Audsell joins Jerry and Tony for episode 174 of Modern Brews + Beats Podcast.
Houston-based rapper and Screwed Up Click member Big Pokey passed on June 19, 2023. In rememberance, co-host Tony talks about his favorite Top Five Big Pokey tracks.
Lakewood Brewing Company is opening up during off-hours for corporate and group events for just the cost of food and drink. Read more.
On episode 172 of Modern Brews + Beats Podcast, Tony brings a Top Five Chicago House DJs list. Along with local events, we also answer a listener submitted question.
Lakewood Brewing Company has announced its lineup of new beers to cool off this Texas summer, including draft-only and packaged exclusives.
Tony’s been digging house classics lately and Robin S’s “Show Me Love” gets the Lyric Lookup treament. Plus, local beer events and more.
Fresh from a New York trip, Tony provides a Top 5 list of beers from Brooklyn. Plus, we get into the D/FW events for the week and discuss beats of the week from Emily King and LCD Soundsystem.