East Austin is famous for keeping things local, which is obvious from the plethora of local breweries that call the area home. Read on to find out where you can get an ice cold pint on the eastside!
Blue Owl Brewing is on East Cesar Chavez and specializes in sour beers. Even if you aren't sure about sour beers, their expert staff will help you pick a flight to make your taste buds smile!
Prefer a cider? Austin Eastciders’ Collaboratory is the tap room for Austin Eastciders, located on Springdale Road. This is the perfect place to sample one of their well-balanced hard ciders. Got friends who demand beer? Friends and Allies Brewing is conveniently located next door where they serve up their brews that combine West Coast brewing techniques with east Austin culture.
East Sixth Street has a whole slew of breweries, so you’re sure to find something that will wet your whistle!
Visit Zilker Brewing Company for a wide-range of accessible brews. They even have a “Parks & Rec” beer with a portion of the sales going to the Austin Parks Foundation.
Looking for food AND beer? Lazarus Brewing Company serves craft beers that can only be purchased on the premises, as well as homemade root beer, kombucha, espresso, and street tacos. Don’t miss the beautiful stained glass over the large patio that’s perfect for whiling away the afternoon.
Hops and Grain Brewing has been on East Sixth for longer than pretty much any other East Austin brewery, and specializes on brewing craft beers sustainably. They also believe in giving back to the community and donate money and volunteer time to several Austin nonprofits.