— South Austin brewery St. Elmo Brewing teamed up with North Austin cidery Fairweather Cider Co. for a cider-beer hybrid drink called the Graffiti. It’s a mix of apple juice from Fairweather, St. Elmo wort, and lighter hops, which were all fermented with a saison yeast. The fun drink is found in cans that resemble spray-paint cans. It’s available for pick-up at St. Elmo today from 4 to 11:45 p.m. as well as by the pint from the tasting room.
— Recent Central East Austin restaurant Rosewood will start serving brunch this weekend, beginning on Sunday, July 15. The menu will consist of South Texas-style dishes like barbacoa with hash browns and poached eggs, peach leaf pancakes, fried oyster tacos, brisket croque madame with quail eggs, blackberry conchas, and more. For drinks, there are habanero Bloody Marys and rosemary mimosas. It will be available on the weekends going forward, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
— North Loop bar Drink.Well is hosting a series of cocktail classes beginning this Sunday, July 15. The Libation Bible School courses will cover everything from cocktail history to the significance of specific spirits like rum and whiskey. Each individual class is $25, and the six-class package for $125. Classes come with two cocktails and a spirits flight, and it runs from 2 to 4 p.m.
— Govalle restaurant and brewery The Brewer’s Table opened up its outdoor garden. The lager garden offers bites like beer grain falafel and grilled chicken skewers, and drinks, as well as games and a bocce court. which offers bites and drinks.
— Northwest Austin coffee shop Cafe Yolly changed its name to Illuminate Coffee Bar.