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St. Elmo Brewing and Fairweather Cider Co. Brew Up Funky Beer-Cider

Plus a new brunching spot in Central East Austin, and more news

St. Elmo’s and Fairweather’s Graffiti beer-cider
St. Elmo’s and Fairweather’s Graffiti beer-cider
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Nadia Chaudhury is the editor of Eater Austin covering food and pop culture, as well as a photographer, writer, and frequent panel moderator and podcast guest.

— 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.


207 East 53rd Street, , TX 78751 (512) 614-6683 Visit Website


, , TX 78702

The Brewer's Table

4715 East 5th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 520-8199 Visit Website

Fairweather Cider Co.

10609 Metric Boulevard, , TX 78758 (512) 394-5533 Visit Website

St. Elmo Brewing Company

440 East Saint Elmo Road, , TX 78745 (737) 300-1965 Visit Website