Company Known for Texas Beer Proves it Can Still Learn New Tricks

POSTED: December 15, 2023 AT 3:17 pm   /   Bars, Beer, Breweries, Distilleries, Spirits

Spoetzl Brewing Company is well-known for the Shiner beers named for its Texas hometown, especially Shiner Bock. When people hear “Shiner”, this popular, widely distributed, dark-yet-easygoing lager is probably the first beer that comes to mind, although it could also be Shiner Premium, the company’s flagship golden lager.  Over the past 15 years though, the […]

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A Weekend of Whiskey Events is Returning to City Place Plaza in Spring, Texas – Updated

POSTED: April 5, 2023 AT 11:14 am   /   Bars, Distilleries, Whisk(e)y

HTX Whiskey Weekend is returning for its third year at City Place Plaza, the massive mixed-use complex located at 1250 Lake Plaza just off of I-45 in Spring. The center is home to Houston City Place Marriott, restaurants and an expansive green space which will be used for HTX Whiskey Weekend. It happens on Friday, […]

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Rapidly Expanding Restaurant Group Debuts New Houston Bar at Relocated Distillery

POSTED: January 28, 2022 AT 9:09 am   /   Bar Openings, Bars, Cocktails, Distilleries

Night Moves Hospitality hit the ground running in 2021, creating three brand new concepts — Space Cowboy, Trash Panda Drinking Club and Chivos — and revitalizing a shuttered Live Oak Grill in Spring Branch. Owner Greg Perez and company are continuing the string of new openings in 2022 with its fifth concept, Old Tom Gin Bar. Old […]

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Whiskey Honors Man Who Was Likely America’s First Black Master Distiller

POSTED: April 15, 2021 AT 12:58 pm   /   Bars, Distilleries

For nearly a year Sean Beck, sommelier and beverage director for H-Town Restaurant Group, has hosted weekly virtual tasting events at Backstreet Cafe. During these Zoom-based get-togethers, Beck guides guests through the world of wine, cocktails or spirits, introducing the people and stories behind the drinks. This ritual gives enthusiasts and beginners alike to not […]

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