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The Eater Austin Beer Heatmap, June '14

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Radio Coffee & Beer.
| Photo: Nicolai McCrary/EATX

Austin is a serious beer town, and the ever-growing bar and restaurant scene reflects that obsession. Here's an updated look at places to soak up those boozy suds, from Radio Coffee & Beer's friendly neighborhood cafe to Hops & Grain's new tap room and Odd Duck's wide selection.

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— Nadia Chaudhury

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Radio Coffee & Beer

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4208 Manchaca Rd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 217-1160
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South Austin has a new cafe/bar this month, offering up local beers on tap, plus coffee for the sleepy, and food from East Side Pies and Veracruz All Natural for the hungry. [Photo: Nicolai McCrary/EATX]

2. Bar 2211

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2211 Webberville Rd
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 699-1830
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This new project from the crew behind The Blackheart focuses on canned beers and whiskey. They hope to build the city's widest selection of craft canned beers.

3. Hops & Grain

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507 Calles St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 914-2467
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The brewery unveiled its tap room back in January, open on Wednesdays to Fridays from 2-10pm, and Saturdays from 12-8pm, where it will serve from its go-to beers, as well as its experimental greenhouse beers. [Photo: Hops & Grain/Facebook]

4. The Container Bar

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90 Rainey St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 494-4120
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Local and international beers, from Live Oak to Sapporo, in draft, bottles, or cans, are available at the literally-named bar on Rainey Street. [Photo: The Container Bar/Facebook]

5. Porter Ale House

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3715 S 1st St Ste A
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 291-6299
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The usual Austin beers make the list at the gastropub, including Jester King and Austin Eastciders, and stick around for sharable bites from the kitchen. [Photo: Porter Ale House/Facebook]

6. Odd Duck

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1201 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 433-6521
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Like Barley Swine, Odd Duck features a serious focus on beer. Dig into their impressive spread of domestic beers, and don't forget to buy a beer for the kitchen.

7. Blackbird and Henry

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3016 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78705
This new English pub concept features a weekly Wednesday "curry and pint night" and serves a respectable spread of both local and international beers.

8. Growler Room

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2400 East Oltorf Street #6a
Austin, TX 78741
(512) 394-7894
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The best bar might be your own living room, so refill your own growlers with nearly 40 different types of beer, including Austin Beerworks and (512), at the South Austin Growltorf, where you could even meet the people behind the beers. [Photo: Steve H./Yelp]

9. Oasis Texas Brewing Company

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6550 Comanche Trail
Austin, TX 78732
Session beers are on tap at this Hill Country brewery overlooking Lake Travis. The tap room’s open from Thursdays to Sundays.

10. Wright Bros. Brew & Brew

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500 San Marcos St #105
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 493-0963
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Coffee in the morning, and beer from then on. The former Progress Coffee location now boast 38 taps (around half are local) with a great beer menu board showing the light to dark and mart to hop continuums. [Photo: Jeff S./Yelp]

11. Haymaker

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2310 E. Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722
(512) 243-6702
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Darts. Pool. Sports on TV. And lots and lots of beer. The team behind Black Sheep Lodge brings you 40 taps (almost half from Texas), poutine, and "Midwestern" pub grub.

12. School House Pub

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2207 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722
(512) 469-7630
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From the Mi Madre's family comes School House, with drafts that lean heavily on local selections and American craft favorites. Food revolves around burgers, sausages, and snacks

13. The ABGB

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1305 W Oltorf St
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 298-2242
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This new project from former Uncle Billy's brewers is a hit - grab a Day Trip pale ale and a pizza and soak in South Austin. There's also regular live music.

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1. Radio Coffee & Beer

4208 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78704
South Austin has a new cafe/bar this month, offering up local beers on tap, plus coffee for the sleepy, and food from East Side Pies and Veracruz All Natural for the hungry. [Photo: Nicolai McCrary/EATX]
4208 Manchaca Rd
Austin, TX 78704

2. Bar 2211

2211 Webberville Rd, Austin, TX 78702
This new project from the crew behind The Blackheart focuses on canned beers and whiskey. They hope to build the city's widest selection of craft canned beers.
2211 Webberville Rd
Austin, TX 78702

3. Hops & Grain

507 Calles St, Austin, TX 78702
The brewery unveiled its tap room back in January, open on Wednesdays to Fridays from 2-10pm, and Saturdays from 12-8pm, where it will serve from its go-to beers, as well as its experimental greenhouse beers. [Photo: Hops & Grain/Facebook]
507 Calles St
Austin, TX 78702

4. The Container Bar

90 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701
Local and international beers, from Live Oak to Sapporo, in draft, bottles, or cans, are available at the literally-named bar on Rainey Street. [Photo: The Container Bar/Facebook]
90 Rainey St
Austin, TX 78701

5. Porter Ale House

3715 S 1st St Ste A, Austin, TX 78704
The usual Austin beers make the list at the gastropub, including Jester King and Austin Eastciders, and stick around for sharable bites from the kitchen. [Photo: Porter Ale House/Facebook]
3715 S 1st St Ste A
Austin, TX 78704

6. Odd Duck

1201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Like Barley Swine, Odd Duck features a serious focus on beer. Dig into their impressive spread of domestic beers, and don't forget to buy a beer for the kitchen.
1201 S Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

7. Blackbird and Henry

3016 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705
This new English pub concept features a weekly Wednesday "curry and pint night" and serves a respectable spread of both local and international beers.
3016 Guadalupe St
Austin, TX 78705

8. Growler Room

2400 East Oltorf Street #6a, Austin, TX 78741
The best bar might be your own living room, so refill your own growlers with nearly 40 different types of beer, including Austin Beerworks and (512), at the South Austin Growltorf, where you could even meet the people behind the beers. [Photo: Steve H./Yelp]
2400 East Oltorf Street #6a
Austin, TX 78741

9. Oasis Texas Brewing Company

6550 Comanche Trail, Austin, TX 78732
Session beers are on tap at this Hill Country brewery overlooking Lake Travis. The tap room’s open from Thursdays to Sundays.
6550 Comanche Trail
Austin, TX 78732

10. Wright Bros. Brew & Brew

500 San Marcos St #105, Austin, TX 78702
Coffee in the morning, and beer from then on. The former Progress Coffee location now boast 38 taps (around half are local) with a great beer menu board showing the light to dark and mart to hop continuums. [Photo: Jeff S./Yelp]
500 San Marcos St #105
Austin, TX 78702

11. Haymaker

2310 E. Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722
Darts. Pool. Sports on TV. And lots and lots of beer. The team behind Black Sheep Lodge brings you 40 taps (almost half from Texas), poutine, and "Midwestern" pub grub.
2310 E. Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722

12. School House Pub

2207 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722
From the Mi Madre's family comes School House, with drafts that lean heavily on local selections and American craft favorites. Food revolves around burgers, sausages, and snacks
2207 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722

13. The ABGB

1305 W Oltorf St, Austin, TX 78704
This new project from former Uncle Billy's brewers is a hit - grab a Day Trip pale ale and a pizza and soak in South Austin. There's also regular live music.
1305 W Oltorf St
Austin, TX 78704

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