The easy-drinking German beer pairs perfectly with high temps. Luckily, there are several Texas breweries making excellent versions.
On opposite sides of the street and the aisle, these coexisting cafes represent a lot more than just a good cup of joe to their customers.
Taking inspiration from his grandmother, this Laredo bartender concocts a refreshing watermelon-and-mezcal drink with a little bite.
The Fort Worth–based company has come out with another unusual, savory beer, this time in collaboration with Weatherford’s T&D Barbecue.
Two bars in San Antonio are blazing a new, mellower trail, one where being 21 and legally able to drink won't get you very far.
San Antonio’s Community Cultures Yeast Lab—the only one of its kind in the southern U.S.—collects indigenous strains for craft breweries.
This summer is already too . . . summery. Cool down with citrusy whites or cherry reds that will take you from poolside to grillside.
A group of Mexican sotoleros, an activist, and some Mexican government officials take issue with Texas-based producers of the rising spirit.
Taking place May 14–15, the Wild World Festival sets up in Austin to showcase natural wines, kombucha, and other “science fair” drinks.
These six Hill Country breweries use sustainable practices and ingredients grown on-site (or very nearby) for brews and food that capture Texas’s terroir.
The Eagle, a gathering place for kinksters and activists for 25 years, closed in 2020. Now, the local leather community has an uncertain future.
Seeking to make a refreshing cocktail, Amarillo bartender Tiffany Reagan turned to an unorthodox ingredient growing in her garden.
When not on display at the Dallas Museum of Art, Walter Erwin’s beloved collection lives in a custom-built addition to his home.
Even during the worst of times, Texas keeps producing top-flight beverages.
These iterations of tequila, pechuga, and sotol—all made from desert plants found in Texas and Mexico—are indicative of the trans-border spirit.
We cracked open a cold one with the former Cowboy to learn about his latest business venture, a beer aimed at the calorie conscious.
The one caveat? You have to use fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice, or fear the wrath of your local tiki expert.
The Metroplex is in the midst of an artisanal spirits boom, with 35 distilleries slinging locally made booze. Visit now—before the secret gets out and the lines get long.
Indulge in over-the-top cocktails like the Skeleton Cruise, which comes in a boat with dry ice and activates bar-wide light and sound effects.
This Lockhart newcomer offers classic cocktails and excellent food.
Tucked somewhere between the wine list and the dessert menu, Texans are more likely than ever to find—and order—no-gronis, no-jitos, and other alcohol-free drinks.
Don’t worry: there’s not actually taco meat brewed in.
The billionaire announced the launch of Cybertruck-inspired "Giga Beer," and a Texas brewery may or may not be planning to sell it.
A Denton bartender created this take on a classic to appease his bourbon-loving grandmother, Joyce, with the fall flavors of salted pecan, orange, and chocolate.
You’ve got until October 31 to stop by for a cold one.
With beer that reflects their heritage, new makers are winning awards—and winning over folks new to craft brews.
With an Elle Woods–inspired application video, Lindsay Perry bested the competition for a paid position living, learning, and drinking on a California winery.
The fifteen-stop craft brewery tour makes for a weekend to remember, if one can remember it.
Nico Martini's tome is part industry profile, part tasting notebook, and 100 percent—or 200-proof—Texas whiskey boosterism.
We tried ten brands to determine which ones most resemble the actual cocktail.
Meet the Under the Texan Sun, a crisp, refreshing nod to the season.
This cooling, rejuvenating summer drink is made up of four ingredients that you already have at home: water, lime juice, ice, and sugar.
This perfect Texan beer deserves a permanent spot on the shelf.
These standout bottles make the most of what Texas has to offer, including local ingredients like pecan and lavender.
When ERCOT doesn't want you to turn your thermostat below 82, frozen water is all you have.
The Desert Plant & Pepper appears as soft and alluring as a glass of pink lemonade, but prepare your palate for a punch.
This versatile wine is catching on, and at least one sommelier considers it to be the best pairing for Texas barbecue.
We implore you to stay sober enough to properly barbecue your brisket.
Grab those Texas tomatoes off the vine and get to sippin’.
The entrepreneurs behind TexMalt, a Fort Worth–based malt processor, are the only purveyors of smoked malt in the state—for now.
Our sunbaked soils are ideal for this pink libation. Here are favorites, including traditional styles and a few on-trend variations, from a recent blind tasting.
Craft smoked meats and craft beers come together beautifully at these San Antonio, Garland, and Corpus Christi joints.
At its core, a paloma is just tequila and Squirt, but you wouldn't know that from the elaborate iterations on Texas bar menus.
‘Walter Benjamin at the Dairy Queen’ offers a glimpse at the author’s life in Archer City. Plus: a boxed wine club and food pop-ups in Houston and Austin.
It’s a tough job, but we managed to scour the city for the most mood-lifting, summery cocktails in town.
Can your blender hack it?
Here’s to Mariano Martinez, the inventor of the world’s first frozen margarita machine.
It’s that special (albeit short-lived) time of year when bright splashes of wildflowers begin popping up in the least expected places, and we welcome the shining sun rather than curse its existence. It’s spring in Texas, a season we vow each year to relish fully while it lasts. Pair the
It's not unlike the function British pubs have always had. Plus: twelve of our favorites across Texas.
Pair that takeout meal with one of our favorite new Texas releases.