Deep Ellum Brewing Co.

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    July 22, 2014

    The Homebrewers of Mox Nix Won Deep Ellum Brewing's Contest, and Now the Beer's for Sale

    Even though successful microbreweries are still a fairly new phenomenon in North Texas, we've had an avid homebrew scene since homemade beer was finally legalized in 1978. By my count, there are around two-dozen homebrew clubs based in DFW today and the oldest -- the North Texas Homebrewers Associat ... More >>

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    May 13, 2014

    The Rabbit Hole Brewing Tour Is Small, Weird, Lovable, and Obsessed with Hockey

    Rabbit Hole Brewing released its first beers at the end of 2013 and hosted its first brewery tour this past January. At the time, I had many questions. For example, why would someone open a brewery in Justin? Where exactly is Justin? Was Mike Modano born in Justin, and is that why his picture is all ... More >>

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    May 1, 2014
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    February 21, 2014

    Armadillo Ale Works Needs Votes for $25,000 Grant

    Armadillo Ale Works out of Denton (although until they get their own brewery, out of Deep Ellum Brewing Co.) needs a little help with the heavy lifting. They've entered a contest through FedEx Small Business for a $25,000 grant that would do wonders for the company. See Also: Armadillo Ale Works ... More >>

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    January 22, 2014

    Hypnotic Wants You To Dash For Their Doughnuts Then Wash it Down with DEBC's New Coffee Ale

    We hope you've been training for the second annual Hypnotic Donut Dash 5K, particularly the Chubby Bunny doughnut hole eating contest. And the beer. We're not "hopeful" there, we have faith. We "know." It's the sixth sense we subsist on, actually. Below are the pertinents broken out in doughnut ho ... More >>

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    January 21, 2014

    Community's New Ascension Coffee Porter Is F'ing Magical

    Has Community Beer really only been around for 365 days? It feels like a lot longer than that, but I suppose that's testament to the incredibly fast-growing North Texas brew scene. Attending their party inside their fancy brewery on Saturday, it's amazing how many adherents the brewery already has. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    BrainDead Brewpub Coming to Deep Ellum

    Despite the perplexing news that Dallas drinks less than any other major city, now is a good time to be a beer-lover here. The city just keeps getting more and more good beer news lately. Tap-crazy restaurants with beer-based desserts are opening. Growler-filling stations are spreading to different ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    Five Beers We're Excited To Swill at BrewFest

    BrewFest is dangerously close. Hopefully, you've taken adequate measures and are more than prepared for an evening of intense beer consumption in the streets of the Dallas Arts District. Last year's event was positively frothy with people and suds, and this year's event is shaping up to be even bigg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    At Deep Ellum Brewing Tonight, You Can Drink Beer, Eat Pork and Raise Money for the Arts

    You need to get your art hat out tonight and head over to Deep Ellum Brewing Co. for craft beer and Crazy Pig, cuisine all in the name of sprucing up Dallas with unconditional love. The goal of the Dallas Love Project is to create 20,000 pieces of art that represent unconditional love. It's all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Three Awesome Dallas Dining Events You Should Put on Your Calendar Now

    As we wind up summer, let's work a few dinner parties into our busy days. Following are three upcoming events from several of Dallas' favorite chefs and brewers to consider. Party at Fearing's Place Dean Fearing loves a good party, and he's throwing a little bash at his namesake restaurant, Feari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    Here Are the 60-Plus Breweries That Will Tap Kegs at Dallas Observer BrewFest

    Remember last year's BrewFest? Yeah, it's a little foggy for me, too. I do remember large quantities of humans drinking large quantities of good booze, though. Beer snobbery was in full effect, too: The lines for the craft breweries were significantly longer than those that lead to the conventional ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    Frozen Beer Foam to Keep Ballpark Beer Cold: An Un-American Idea

    The Rangers are on a culinary hitting streak, with taco hot dogs, aka Carlos Danger Dogs, being the latest creation in the more-is-more concession-stand mission at the Ballpark in Arlington. But this week the Food Beast posted the video above of frozen beer foam, now being served at Dodger Stadium ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Get Ready for More Beer: Area Craft Breweries Are Expanding

    When Deep Ellum Brewing Co. first opened in 2011, expansion plans were always on the owners' minds. They purchased their Deep Ellum property outright and then leased a portion of the space out to a printing company. If you came in the wrong door you had to walk through a sea of technicians working a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Five Ways to Eat Local Food and Have a Great First Date

    Planning a date is tricky business, especially if you are actually interested in the person you are dating. You want to stand out from other potential suitors, but not in a creepy or bad way. And then there is deciding what angle to take: romantic and schmaltzy or fun and adventurous? Food is the wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2013

    We Asked Local Brewers to Recommend Each Other's Beers. See What They Had to Say.

    A while back, we asked five local brewers which of their beers they recommend for a nice summer session. Remember that? Well, now we've turned the tables and put them on the spot. We asked those same brewers to recommend their favorite summer session beers from another local brewery. After a few un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    In Texas, a Golden Age for Smoked Meat

    There's a barbecue revolution afoot. Put a tiara on that slab of meat and give it a dozen roses. Barbecue is the new beauty queen in the culinary world. For many of us, smoked meat is as right as being born a Texan, or getting here as soon as you could. Brisket and ribs are clogging our veins and ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 9, 2013

    Patent Pending at Craft and Growler

    Two attorneys ditch a legal practice to embrace beer.

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    May 8, 2013

    Craft and Growler is a Beer Lover's Paradise

    The local beer scene needed a place like Craft and Growler. Until husband and wife owners Kevin Afghani and Catherine Kinslow opened up their beer filling station in Fair Park, the only place you could get many locally brewed beers was at a bar. See also: Patent Pending at Craft and Growler Craft ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    The Best Food and Beer Events of the Week (April 24 - April 28)

    Wednesday, April 24 Tonight Craft and Growler will tap a keg of Deep Ellum Brewing Co.'s new barley wine, Numb Comfort and they have the free glasses to prove it. Thursday, April 25 Goodfriend is holding a fundraiser for the family of Ben Harris of Redhook Ale Brewing in Portsmouth, New Hampshire ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2013

    Untapped Fort Worth, Taco Festival and Taste of the NFL Among Top Events This Week

    Wednesday, April 17 Heads up, hopheads. The founders of Founders Brewing Co., Dave Engbers and Michael Stevens, will be at The Common Table around 5:30ish. There will be $15 flights of Founders that include Centennial IPA, Red's Rye PA, Dirty Bastard and KBS. From their FB page, "38 flights availab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    DEBC Releases Numb Comfort, a Barley Wine-Style Ale, Like a Kaleidoscope for Your Mouth.

    Last week the good folks with the Untapped Festival released the official beer list for their combo indie music and craft beer event next Saturday in Fort Worth. There were a few surprises from local breweries on the list, like an American barley wine style ale from Deep Ellum Brewing Co. called Num ... More >>

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    April 12, 2013

    Fort Worth Untapped Releases Beer List Including Cheech and Chong from Rahr

    Did you get your fill at the Big Texas Beer Fest last weekend down at Fair Park? Nah, us neither. While it was a delicious beer event, it really just teased our hophead tendencies. So, fantastic news! The Paste Untapped Festival is next weekend, April 20, in Fort Worth. Even better news! The beer ... More >>

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    April 10, 2013

    Big Texas Beer Fest Was Even Better the Second Time. Here's Why.

    More than two hours in to the second iteration of Big Texas Beer Fest, I ran into organizer Chad Montgomery and asked him what beers he'd had so far that really impressed him. The answer shocked me: He hadn't had a sip yet, he was so busy.  Montgomery's dedication to making the event run smooth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    State Senate Passes Craft Brewing Bills That Would Allow Expanded Sales

    Earlier this week, the Texas Senate approved a family of bills dear to the heart of Texas craft brewers. The legislation lets brewpubs sell a limited amount of beer through distributors, while craft breweries will get to sell their products to consumers on-site. See also: - Public Hearing Set for C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    The Week's Best Culinary Events, March 20 - 26, Including A Craft Beer Tasting

    Wednesday, March 20 If Wednesday is your super-fancy day, then you might enjoy dinner at FT-33 where chef Matt McCallister is working up a six-course Texas-inspired dinner paired with Corra Wines, with detailed explanations courtesy of winemaker Celia Welch. Dinner is $200 per person including the w ... More >>

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    March 18, 2013

    Smashburger and DEBC Preparing to Pair Burgers and Brews

    This Tuesday, Deep Ellum Brewing Co. and Smashburger are throwing a little event to launch a beer pairing program and partnership between the two companies. According to a news release, several specialty burgers at Dallas locations of the Colorado-based chain will be paired up with DEBC's craft brew ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Armadillo Ale Works First Official Beer Launch at Oak St. Drafthouse This Friday

    Local craft brewers Armadillo Ale Works will pour their first official beer at Oak Street Drafthouse in Denton this Friday. See also: - Armadillo Ale Works to Brew at DEBC, Despite No Good Armadillo Stories Founders Yianna Arestis and Bobby Mullins have been brewing under the tutelage of the sta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2013

    The Best Culinary Events of the Week, Including A Dr. Seuss-Inspired Brunch

    This week in Dallas dining, Les Dames d'Escoffier host their annual fundraising event, Dr. Suess gets a birthday brunch and several local brewers invite you out to imbibe in local beer. Wednesday, February 27 If you've ever wondered what all the beers from Deep Ellum Brewing Co. look like lined up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Armadillo Ale Works to Brew at DEBC, Despite No Good Armadillo Stories

    Yiannis "Yanni" Arestis and Bobby Mullins of Armadillo Ale Works in Denton have been trying to pull this thing together for quite some time. But, building a brewery isn't necessarily easy. Well, backtrack. Building a brewery might actually be the easy part. Building a sustainable and successful beer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    The New Craft and Growler Offers a Whole New Craft Beer Experience

    Patent attorney Kevin Afgani and his wife, Catherine Kinslow, opened Craft and Growler just outside of Fair Park in mid-November. This new spot plays a unique role in the growing North Texas beer culture because it allows Dallasites to buy local beer and take it home to drink. See, only two local br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    DEBC Turns 1, and We Have Four Tickets to Giveaway for the Party

    For all you hopheads and general revelers looking for something to celebrate, if you have the wit, we have a deal for you. This weekend the Deep Ellum Brewing Co. is having its first birthday party, which we know you're all like "Oh, that guy is always throwing himself parties." Well, when you're a ... 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 6, 2012

    Six-Packs of DEBC's IPA Will Be in Sigel's Liquor Stores Today

    Yesterday Dallas' own Deep Ellum Brewing Co. fired up its bottling line and today six-packs of their IPA will be available at Sigel's liquor stores in Dallas and in Addison on Wednesday. See also: - Rise of the DFW Craft Beer Scene DEBC says their flagship beer, is an American pale ale made with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    Brewery-Inspired Henry's Tavern And American Grill is Now Open in Plano

    Henry's Tavern opened this week in the Shops at Legacy in Plano (5741 Legacy Drive). A Portland import, this is only the second location of the brewery-inspired restaurant, which seats more than 500 guests and pours more than 100 different local, regional and national beers. The menu is mammoth wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2012

    A Caption Fight for a Meat Fight! We Got Tickets to Give Away.

    Tickets to Meat Fight, the barbecue competition and fundraiser being hosted by Alice "Cheap Bastard" Laussade at Sons of Hermann Hall in Deep Ellum, are sold out. Never fear, though, because City of Ate has a pair of tickets that will let some lucky duo gorge themselves on delicious dead animal pa ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012

    The Overserved's Nightlife Guide To Texas-OU Weekend

    This weekend begins our annual North Texas exchange program, with dozens of you heading down to weird ol' Austin for ACL, and roughly millions heading to DFW from Austin and surrounding cities for the Red River Rivalry on Saturday. Go sports! Look, the game is taken care of. You have already picke ... More >>

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    August 24, 2012

    Martin House Brewing Company to Pour at Video Art Series, and Details on Two Upcoming Fests

    The Dallas-area beer scene is growing almost too quickly to keep track of, with news of another brewery coming almost monthly and enough beer festivals in the near future that hardcore suds lovers should consider opening a liver-transplant savings account. Fort Worth's Martin House Brewing Compan ... More >>

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    August 20, 2012

    Fearing's Kicks Off Five-Year Anniversary Celebration with Smoke and Beers

    Last night was the first in a series of four culinary events celebrating five years of Fearing's in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. Each event will bring to town a high-profile guest chef and a dinner featuring the cuisine in which they specialize. Chef Fearing brought in Alabama's own Chris Lilly, world ba ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    April 13, 2012

    Five Beers to Try at the Big Texas Beer Fest

    Don't forget: Big Texas Beer Fest is 1 to 6 p.m. tomorrow, and noon for the VIPs who paid $25 more for the opportunity to be first at the taps and close down the event at the Deep Ellum Brewing Co. after-party. But if you haven't gotten around to obtaining a pass, you've still got a few hours t ... More >>

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    March 9, 2012

    Sigel's Hosts Texas Brew-haha with Exclusive Dreamcrusher from Deep Ellum Brewing Company

    This Saturday, March 10, Sigel's at 3209 N. Fitzhugh St. is hosting TexasFest, a thirst-quenching celebration of Texas craft beer, spirits and wine from 1-4 p.m. Reps from about 20 different Texas breweries, distilleries and wineries will all be there with samples and smart answers to your all your ... More >>

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    January 27, 2012

    Reunion Brewing Company, Dallas' Next Brewery, is Coming to the Design District

    ​Lakewood Brewing Company is nipping at the heels of Peticolas Brewing Company and Deep Ellum Brewing Co. to be the third Dallas-area beer maker, but it's not the only start-up on the way. According to its Facebook page, Reunion Brewing Company last week signed a lease for a space in the Design Di ... More >>

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    January 24, 2012

    Peticolas Brewing Company, Latest Addition to the Dallas Beer Scene, Gets Tapped Today

    ​Beginning with a 5 p.m. tapping today at the Meddlesome Moth, the recently launched Peticolas Brewing Company is off to a strong start, or at least starting out with a strong beer. Rather than start out with a lighter, more accessible beer -- not to mention one that's easier to brew -- P ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    January 13, 2012

    Try All Five Local Breweries and Support Texas Brewers at March Beer Dinner

    ​Just days after Texans celebrate the state's Independence Day on March 2, drinkers can support its independent brewers and try offerings from all five of the DFW area's functional breweries. (That number won't be five forever, but more on that later.)Corey Pond at The Common Table says Rahr & ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    December 13, 2011

    Deep Ellum Brewing Co. Opens Saturday

    ​Deep Ellum Brewing Co. beer has been available in local bars since last month's launch party brunch at The Common Table during Dallas Beer Week. Since then, its brews have been the stars of several beer dinners and other events at Cane Rosso, Holy Grail Pub and other beer joints. From 2 to 6 p.m ... More >>

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    December 13, 2011

    Lakewood Brewing Company Finds Home

    From Lakewood Brewing Company's Facebook page​It's a good week in Dallas beer real-estate news. Not only is Deep Ellum Brewing Co. opening its brewery doors to the public for the first time this weekend, but yesterday Lakewood Brewing Company announced via its Facebook page that it is ready to mov ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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