Battle de Belgian: The Tale of the Austin Golden Ale

Lately it seems as though many Texas breweries are releasing Belgian-style Golden Ales. ┬áLast weekend one of my favorite Austin bars, the Draughthouse, had the two newest Belgian Golden Ales on tap so I headed down to try them. With Jon, his wife Monica, and JoAnna in tow we found a table and ordered the three Texas Belgian-style Golden Ales that were on tap: South Austin Brewing Company’s...
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On Draft with Scott Hovey of Adelbert’s Brewery

There is common belief that craft beer must be bigger and hoppier to be successful. Scott Hovey, founder of Adelbert’s Brewery in Austin, TX, rejects that notion. Scott believes that the average craft beer drinker prefers a well-balanced beer not a septuple-hopped IPA. Adelbert’s is committed to brewing Belgian-style bottle-conditioned ales, a missing demographic in the burgeoning...
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