TABC Allows Brewery Restaurants to Reinstate Dine-In Services — But More Help is Needed — Updated

POSTED: July 25, 2020 AT 3:04 pm   /   Bars, Breweries

As previously reported, Governor Greg Abbott’s reinterpretation of the “51% rule”, which deems businesses that make at least 51% of revenue from alcoholic beverage sales as bars rather than restaurants, forced breweries to halt dine-in services at onsite restaurants. That was true even when those restaurants adhered to or exceeded the Open Texas Guidelines for […]

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Brewery Restaurant Announces 75 Layoffs Due to Governor’s New Interpretation of 51% Law — Updated

POSTED: July 13, 2020 AT 11:32 am   /   Bars, Breweries

Saint Arnold Brewing Company at 2000 Lyons announced on Monday, July 13 that its onsite eatery, the Saint Arnold Beer Garden and Restaurant, was forced to close due to Governor Greg Abbott’s reinterpretation of the criteria that determines whether or not a business is considered a restaurant or a bar based on its alcohol sales. […]

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Karbach Beer Pledges Support to the Southern Smoke Foundation

POSTED: April 14, 2020 AT 4:33 pm   /   Bars, Breweries, Featured

Karbach Brewing Co., a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has announced a new commitment to support a charity that is in turn helping members of the hospitality industry — many of whom are out of work due to the COVID-19 situation. The brewing company will be supporting chef Chris Shepherd’s Southern Smoke Foundation through its sales […]

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