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How it Works Participating Businesses Altstadt BreweryArmadillo Ale WorksAstral BrewingBakfish BrewingBalcones DistillingBeer Geeks ShopBrew:30 TaphouseBuckstin Brewing CompanyCircle Brewing Co.Civil PourDancing Bear PubDraught House Pub & BreweryEureka Heights Brew CoFire Base Brewing CompanyFrontyard BrewingFunky Picnic Brewery & CaféGalveston Island BrewingGhost Note BrewingGreat Heights Brewing CompanyHemisphere Brewing CompanyHold Out Brewing Holler Brewing Co.Hop and Sting Brewing Co.Hops… Read More »Small Business Saturday

Texas Craft Brewers Festival Online

Grab a beer + your laptop because we’re bringing Texas Craft Brewers Festival to YOU this year for a one-night-only virtual event celebrating community and craft. Tune in to watch brewers from across the state take the stage for live panel discussions. Plus, hop around to dozens of breweries’ virtual festival booths to stream exclusive video content and chat onscreen with the brewers as they go live throughout the night.

Texas Brewers Take Home 10 GABF Medals

Congratulations to the ten Texas breweries who brought home medals in the 2020 Great American Beer Festival Competition. “This year’s GABF competition may have looked a little different, but the beers entered into the competition were as impressive and innovative as ever,” said Chris Swersey, competition manager, Great American Beer Festival. “This has arguably been one of the most… Read More »Texas Brewers Take Home 10 GABF Medals

Stream GABF Awards Ceremony Online

The 2020 Great American Beer Festival Awards Ceremony will stream live online Friday, October 16 at 6pm CDT. Want to join the fun? Pick up some beer-to-go from a local brewery (don’t forget to collect a passport stamp in your Texas Brewery Explorer app while you’re at it) and then tune in to the live… Read More »Stream GABF Awards Ceremony Online

Texas Brewery Explorer App

Texas Brewery Explorer App Launches

PRESS RELEASE:The Texas Craft Brewers Guild is excited to announce the launch of Texas Brewery Explorer, a mobile app designed to help beer enthusiasts find and visit the association’s small and independent brewery members across Texas, plus, create their own brewery trails, add stamps to a digital passport, climb the leaderboard, earn badges, and collect points to… Read More »Texas Brewery Explorer App Launches

Save Texas Breweries

PRESS RELEASE: Two out of Every Three Texas Craft Breweries Stand to Permanently Close by 2021 if Relief Doesn’t Come Soon The economic and public health crisis brought on by COVID-19 and back-to-back shutdowns of on-premise business at “51% establishments” threaten to decimate the Texas craft brewing industry, according to a new survey of members… Read More »Save Texas Breweries

Black is Beautiful Collaboration

San Antonio brewery and TCBG member Weathered Souls announced the Black is Beautiful Initiative earlier this week, and already more than 100 breweries across the nation have signed on to participate.  The initiative provides a recipe for a high-ABV stout, label art, and promotional tools to allow any operating brewery to produce their own version of this beer with the goals… Read More »Black is Beautiful Collaboration

Great Texas Beer Run

PRESS RELEASE: It’s never been more important to support local, independent businesses. That’s why, this weekend April 23-26, the Texas Craft Brewers Guild is inviting Texans to join us in making the #GreatTexasBeerRun to restock home fridges across the state with Beer-To-Go from local craft breweries offering takeaway, drive-thru, and curbside pickup. “Craft breweries have… Read More »Great Texas Beer Run

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Texas Craft Breweries See 71% Revenue Decline Due to COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE: The public health and economic crisis brought on by COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on Texas’ small and independent craft breweries and the thousands of Texans they employ. In a survey of brewery members last week, the Texas Craft Brewers Guild found that the average revenue decline these small businesses are experiencing… Read More »Texas Craft Breweries See 71% Revenue Decline Due to COVID-19

Explore Texas Craft Beer on Small Business Saturday

PRESS RELEASE: In celebration of Small Business Saturday, dozens of Texas craft breweries and craft-friendly bars and restaurants invite beer enthusiasts to get out, bring family and friends, and explore Texas craft beer on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. To commemorate the occasion, these small businesses will be offering a collectible souvenir glass designed around the… Read More »Explore Texas Craft Beer on Small Business Saturday

Celebrate Beer-To-Go Day September 1, 2019

Texas Craft Brewers Celebrate Beer-To-Go Day This Sunday

PRESS RELEASE: On Sunday, September 1st Texas will become the final state in the country to legalize take-home sales from manufacturing breweries as the result of a law passed during the 2019 Texas legislative session. Brewers are celebrating Beer-To-Go Day with events across the state. “September 1st marks a historic day for the Texas craft… Read More »Texas Craft Brewers Celebrate Beer-To-Go Day This Sunday

Governor Signs TABC Sunset Bill: Beer-To-Go Sales to Begin Sept. 1st

On Saturday, June 15th, Governor Greg Abbott officially signed the HB 1545, the TABC Sunset Bill. Among the many positive reforms to the Texas alcoholic beverage code contained in the law, Beer-To-Go sales from manufacturing craft breweries will become legal on September 1, 2019.

Beer-To-Go supporters at the Capitol

TABC Sunset Bill Passes Texas Senate with Beer-To-Go

PRESS RELEASE: In a landmark victory for the Texas craft brewing industry and craft beer consumers, substantial modernizations to Texas beer laws, including the ability for manufacturing craft breweries to sell Beer-To-Go, passed the Texas Senate Wednesday evening with a unanimous vote. Contingent upon the House concurring and the Governor’s signature on the bill, Beer-To-Go… Read More »TABC Sunset Bill Passes Texas Senate with Beer-To-Go

Beer-To-Go in front of the Capitol

Agreement Reached with Beer Alliance on Beer-To-Go

PRESS RELEASE: The Texas Craft Brewers Guild (TCBG), the trade association representing nearly 300 small and independent Texas craft breweries, and the Beer Alliance of Texas (BAT), a trade association representing malt beverage distributors across Texas, have reached a stakeholder agreement on SB 312 and HB 672, the bipartisan Beer-To-Go bills currently filed in the… Read More »Agreement Reached with Beer Alliance on Beer-To-Go

Bipartisan Beer-To-Go Bills Filed

PRESS RELEASE: Texas State Senator Dawn Buckingham (R-Lakeway) and State Representative Eddie Rodriguez (D-Austin) have filed SB 312 and HB 672, for consideration in the 86th Legislative Session. These important companion bills propose to legalize beer-to-go sales from Texas craft breweries, an issue which the Texas Craft Brewers Guild, along with its political action committee… Read More »Bipartisan Beer-To-Go Bills Filed

Texas State Capitol at Sunset

Texas Republicans, Democrats Support Beer-to-Go Sales from Craft Breweries in 2018 Party Platforms

PRESS RELEASE: At State Conventions, Parties Show Bipartisan Support For Granting Manufacturing Breweries the Same Rights as Breweries in 49 Other States
 As the 2018 Midterm Elections and 2019 Legislative Session approach, Texas Democrats and Republicans have included planks in their party platforms supporting expanded rights for Texas craft breweries. As the only state in… Read More »Texas Republicans, Democrats Support Beer-to-Go Sales from Craft Breweries in 2018 Party Platforms

TCBG Launches CraftPAC

PRESS RELEASE: The Texas Craft Brewers Guild is excited to announce the launch of CraftPAC, a political action committee (PAC) created to protect the rights of Texas breweries and champion common sense, 21st century legislative reforms. It’s a testament to the quality of Texas craft beer, the pioneering spirit of Texas brewers, and the passion… Read More »TCBG Launches CraftPAC