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Pinthouse Pizza's 'Hop-Forward'; Pickle Eating Contest

BRENTWOOD — The guys at Pinthouse Pizza teased Facebook fans today with details about the in-house beers at the new Burnet Road brewpub: "The Pinthouse Pizza brewing style is a hop-forward, American-fusion style that emphasizes the flavor and aroma of the beloved hop flower without the traditional bitterness associated with hoppy beers." [Eaterwire]

POLITICSWIRE — Booze and politics, the match that never, ever goes wrong: here's a list of debate-watching parties in and around Austin tonight. Locations include Cuatro's in West Campus and a burlesque-themed event at ND 501 on the east side. [Statesman]

RAINEY STREET — If you've had enough of politics, perhaps you haven't had enough fried pickles: Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden is hosting a fried pickle eating contest tonight as part of their Oktoberfest celebration. They're also tapping the Live Oak Oaktoberfest gravity keg, with brewers on hand. [Eaterwire]

[Photo: Pinthouse Pizza/Facebook]

Pinthouse Pizza

4729 Burnet Road, Austin, TX

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