Taps to Tap in Austin

The following is a guide to some of the best spots for beer selections and craft beer in the Austin area.  Grab a pint and grub at some of these spots and give us your thoughts.

Crown & Anchor -Since opening in 1987, Crown and Anchor Pub has been a favorite neighborhood spot of the Hyde Park/University Area. They are open every day of the week, 365 days a year, from 11am to 2am highlighted by a Happy Hour from 2-7pm on all draft beer. Their diverse selection includes over 30 taps and 100 bottles/cans, as well as a great range of ciders and wine. If you are in the mood for food, their award winning menu features their legendary burgers, cheese fries, nachos and much more.

The Draught House Pub and BreweryThe Draught House Pub and Brewery in the Rosedale section of Central Austin boasts a sensational 70 taps and 18 unique bottles.  This spot has a great casual atmosphere where locals gather and are welcoming to a new face.  No food is served here but luckily they have a different food truck park outside each night.  Daily beer specials and Free Bratwurst on Saturdays to boot.

The Dog and Duck Pub – Downtown Austin welcomed the Dog & Duck with open arms.  What opened as a British Pub in 1990 has evolved into something so much more.  They offer 42 beers on tap from Texas beers to American beers and International brews.  The food speaks for itself as they themselves say “We don’t serve the fanciest of food, or the healthiest of food, and we wouldn’t recommend that you eat here every day. But we do serve good food.”  They have a daily Happy Hour from 3-7 with $4.25 Pints of differing beer.  Come on in enjoy a pint and explore the menu at this casual spot.

The Flying Saucer – The Ginger Man located Downtown has an impressive beer list. They offer 80 taps continually rotating  beers from around the world and local brew as well.  They also offer 65 bottles if for some reason you can’t find something you like on tap. Happy Hour specials run 6 days a week and Trivia at 8 on Wednesdays.  Ginger Man has a small but tasty menu and often has live music.

The Ginger Man – The Ginger Man located Downtown has an impressive beer list. They offer 80 taps continually rotating  beers from around the world and local brew as well.  They also offer 65 bottles if for some reason you can’t find something you like on tap. Happy Hour specials runs 6 days a week and Trivia at 8 on Wednesdays.  Ginger Man has a small but tasty menu and often has live music.

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