Dallas Beer

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    TexBrewvolution Will Host 25 Texas Craft Brewers Under One Roof

    Quenching a thirst in this city has never been so easy. Local craft beer is a booming industry, and an entire culture has risen atop that foamy head. The same group that pulled together the Big Texas Beer Fest and Untapped is throwing another party. This one is called Texas Brewvolution, and it is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Dallas Beer Week Is Now North Texas Beer Week, Locally Run and Full of Beer Stuff

    "Dallas Beer Week" is returning this year as North Texas Beer Week, an eight-day event from November 9 to 16 that will highlight the people, places and brews that make up the region's craft-beer scene. North Texas Beer Week is now a locally owned and operated event. Chad Montgomery of the Big Texa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    The Best Foodie Events of the Week (Nov 14 - 20) Including Free Nutella

    The Nutella Breakfast Tour hits Dallas this Thursday through Monday, each day at a different location - primarily college campuses. The idea of a Nutella food truck surely incites a small amount of excited panic, as it should. But, it's not clear what Nutella is offering other than small free sample ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Dallas Beer Week Highlights and Events

    "Beer drinkers, this is the most important week of your life," so goes the tag line for Dallas Beer Week, which runs from this Saturday to November 17. (Beer weeks actually have eight days, no explanation needed). The goal of Dallas Beer Week (DBW) is to orchestrate a massive craft-beer coup at l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Foodie, Drinkie and Bourdain-ie Events for the Week

    Dallas Beer Week gets tapped this Thursday and lasts for a solid eight days of sudsy celebrations. All you need to do is get your fancy beer-drinking pants out of the cleaners then just drink local beer everywhere. The goals, aspirations and, most important, calendar for the city-wide drink-off can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    North Texas Beers: A Guide

    Following North Texas' big win at the Great American Beer Fest, this week's cover story by Lauren Drewes Daniels profiles the rise of the DFW craft brew. To see what kind of growth we're talking about, Lauren's broken down each of the local brewers. Check it out below. Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. rahr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    What a Week for Beer in Dallas

    This is one of the most eventful weeks ever for beer aficionados in Dallas. First off, yesterday marked the release of Houston brewery Saint Arnold's Divine Reserve 12. Divine Reserve is a series irregularly released special, rare single-batch offerings. Each is inspired by an entry in the Big Bat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    The Big Texas Beer Fest is Coming to Fair Park, and Sounds Like it Just Might Work

    ​Remember when a husband-and-wife team planned a beer festival in Fair Park and everyone was all excited about it but then it got canceled and everyone, aside from a few told-ya-so-sayers, was bummed? Well, once again, a husband-and-wife team is organizing a beer festival in Fair Park. And, wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    2011: The Year in North Texas Beer

    ​Has there been a better year for beer drinkers in North Texas, and particularly Dallas, than 2011? Not one that I can think of, for reasons enumerated in the awards below. My year's wrap-up isn't over. Coming soon are my favorite beers of the year and a run-down of the good and the bad in win ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    At Strangeways, Tasting Some of the World's Strongest Beers

    Jesse HugheyLeft to right: Tactical Nuclear Penguin, Sink the Bismarck! and Mikkeler Black Hole​With Saturday's Dallas Beer Festival canceled, the opportunity to sample two of the strongest beers ever made, along with a couple of rare Mikkeler brews, at Strangeways seemed a fitting enough way to c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Checking in on Dallas Beer Week

    ​Midway through the first official Dallas Beer Week, you could say things aren't quite going according to plan. But considering how loosely organized and sporadically publicized the week has been, that's not especially surprising, even if the cancelation of Saturday's Dallas Beer Festival is a big ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Dallas Beer Festival Canceled

    ​NOOOOOO!Citing lack of advance ticket sales and overcommitment with the simultaneous Dallas and Houston Beer Weeks, Cathy Clark Rascoe confirms that Saturday's Beer Festival was canceled Tuesday afternoon.  "It was a really hard call," she said about an hour after making the decision. "We tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    A Day by Day Guide to Dallas Beer Week

    ​Considering that I don't get paid by the word here on City of Ate, there is simply too much going on during Dallas Beer Week to list every event taking place this Saturday through the November 19 Dallas Beer Festival in Fair Park (which warrants its own post, coming soon). And that's not even tak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Dallas Beer Week Vs. Meddlesome Moth: Drama in the Craft Beer World

    ​After the first Houston Beer Week last year, Houstonians Cathy Clark and Jay Rascoe (aka Guns and Tacos) decided Dallas needed its own week to celebrate craft beer as well, as we first told you back in February. Since then, the events planned for Dallas Beer Week, November 12 through19, have draw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    Deep Ellum Brewing Company Set to Launch, Starting at the Common Table

    ​Corey Pond at The Common Table just confirmed that his restaurant, while not in Deep Ellum, will nonetheless be the first to sell Deep Ellum Brewing Company's beers. The launch party will be 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 12, as part of Dallas Beer Week (much more on that coming soon). At l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Texas Craft-Beer Consumer Advocacy Group Kicks Off Dallas Campaign Next Saturday

    ​After the bills supporting small breweries in Texas each died a slow, torturous death while being chipped away by compromise in the most recent legislative session, we drowned our sorrows, saddened to see our cynicism about the corporatocracy ruling our state proven correct once again, and tried ... More >>

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    March 17, 2011
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    February 23, 2011

    Need to Train For Beer Week? These Events Will Help You -- And Texas Craft Brewers

    Friends of Texas Craft Breweries​You're going to need your palate and your liver to be in tip-top shape for Dallas Beer Week in November. Fortunately, there are plenty of training opportunities coming up -- as well as a chance to support state House Bill 602, which would allow craft breweries to c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Houston Beer Lovers Plan Dallas Extravaganza

    ​The organizers of Dallas' first-ever Beer Week say the city's lack of microbreweries has proven to be a selling point in luring leading craft brewers here for the November event. "Because there aren't a lot of local breweries here, other breweries stand a chance," Cathy Clark explains. "Brew ... More >>