While we’re all longing for the days when we can sit on the patio with our friends and enjoy a cold craft beer, Hill Country wine or cocktail made with a locally distilled spirit, we can still find ways to support and enjoy Austin- and Central Texas-made beverages. Read on for how to buy local beers, wines and spirits along with other ways to support these businesses and their staffs.

Bottles and pours on coffee table at Vista Brewing near Austin Texas
Courtesy of Vista Brewing.

Breweries & Brewpubs

Many restaurants are offering beer, wine and cocktail kits to go. Be sure to order a six pack of your favorite local beer when you order your next meal! Plus, you can now order beer to go from many breweries around town. Here is a running list of offerings.

Breweries Offering Online Ordering & Pickup:

Many breweries & brewpubs still have operating kitchens. Order a meal to go and add on a crowler, six pack or bottle of your choice.

The Brewer’s Table
Order food, beer and other drinks for pickup or delivery from the east side brewpub. Plus, get 15% a 32 oz crowler when paired with a to-go food purchase.
Order by email (info@thebrewerstable.com) or by phone (512-520-8199)

Lazarus Brewing
Lazarus is offering coffee, beer and tacos for online ordering & takeout. And keep an eye out for the Lazarus Stimulus Package - their best beers in 12 oz. six packs - coming soon.
Order online: https://www.toasttab.com/lazarus-brewing-co/v3

Zilker Brewing + Spicy Boys
Order your beer online from Zilker and stop by the Spicy Boys trailer for a bite when you pick up. Pair your Parks & Rec with an order of boneless wings (vegetarian & vegan options available!).
Order Spicy Boys & Zilker Brewing To Go

Purchase merch and gift cards to help support brewery staff during closures.

For the latest news on Austin’s craft brewing scene, check out Craft Beer Austin.

Wine bottles and cans on shelf at Infinite Monkey Theorem in austin texas
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Get your Texas vino fix with a quick (& contact-less) trip to pick up locally-produced wines. Pair your next takeout meal with a hand selected bottle by adding on a wine with your order at many participating restaurants. Or, order directly from Central Texas wineries to help support the winemakers who make up the Hill Country wine region.

Austin Winery
The urban winery is available for to go orders and delivery every day until 7 p.m. (minimum 2 bottles for delivery within Austin). Order online beforehand and use code SHOPLOCAL to receive complimentary delivery, or use code PICKUP to receive 20% off your pickup order.
Order online in advance: https://www.theaustinwinery.com/collections/all

Infinite Monkey Theorem
The tap room is open for carry-out wine purchases every day of the week from 3-8 p.m. Purchase your favorite local wine at the tap rooms plus, get 20% off your purchase from 3-6 p.m. and keep an eye out for weekend specials released on their social media.
Shop online: https://theinfinitemonkeytheorem.com/wine-shop

Lost Draw Cellars
This Mother's Day, Fredericksburg-based winery Lost Draw Cellars is hosting its very first virtual release party on Facebook Live. Even while sheltering in place, the team is ready to celebrate their summer releases with the wine-loving community - only this year, the party will take place online.
Purchase tickets and shop online: https://www.lostdrawcellars.com/product/summer-fiesta

Texas Reds & Whites Tasting Room
Order and purchase wine by the bottle from this tasting room & wine shop’s huge selection of local wines. Order online and pick up curbside, Friday thru Monday between 3 and 6 p.m.
Order online: https://www.texasredsandwhites.com/Texas-Wines/All-Our-Wines

Learn more about how to support regional wineries with this list of wineries offering curbside pickup, delivery, shipping deals, virtual events and other specials from the Texas Hill Country Wine Trail.

Bottles of Waterloo Gin with shipping box from Treaty Oak Distilling near austin texas
Courtesy of Treaty Oak Distilling.


As you can imagine, Austin-area distilleries have gotten as creative with their offerings during social distancing as they are with their approach to distilling. From making hand sanitizer for healthcare workers and the community to special fundraising releases, there are many ways to get involved with your local spirit-makers.

Desert Door Distillery
The tasting room is now open for limited hours on Wednesday-Saturday for drive-up pick-up. Customers can purchase bottles of Desert Door Original Texas Sotol for $39.99/ea, Desert Door Oak-Aged Texas Sotol for $49.99/ea and DIY Ranch Water Kits for $14/ea (includes six Topo Chicos, six koozies, a branded blue enamel bucket with bottle opener and a lime). Select, limited merchandise is also available for purchase.
All orders must be placed and paid for online at https://www.toasttab.com/desertdoor

Garrison Brothers
Garrison Brothers Distillery has launched a fundraising campaign to help American communities recover and rebuild from the devastating impacts of COVID-19. Dubbed OPERATION CRUSH COVID-19, the initiative aims to raise more than $2 million for Team Rubicon, which is leading efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic. You can also purchase bottles for delivery through Drizly.
Learn more: https://www.garrisonbros.com/operation-crush-covid-19

Still Austin
Still Austin Whiskey Co. is making their hand sanitizer available to local Austinites for free at its Tasting Room in South Austin (440 E. St. Elmo Rd.). Still Austin has also been providing hand sanitizer to local first responders, hospitals and more. The tasting room is also open for bottle and merchandise purchases, plus mixers to go. Get a 10% discount on all bottles purchased on-site and buy 2 bottles of bourbon or gin, and get a free bottle of mixer for Old Fashioned, Whiskey Sour, Gold Rush or Bees Knees.
Order online for pickup: https://still-austin-whiskey-co.square.site/

Treaty Oak Distilling
Treaty Oak Whiskey and Waterloo Gin are offering online spirits ordering and delivery. Purchase Treaty Oak Whiskey and Waterloo Gin online. They are also providing order-ahead grocery services to the local community via the Toast Takeout App. Shipping is available to all U.S. states except Alaska, Alabama, Idaho, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Dakota and Utah. Alice’s Restaurant at Treaty Oak Distilling is also offering a to-go menu daily from 12-7 p.m.
Learn more: https://www.treatyoakdistilling.com/

Beginning on May 1, any bottle of Treaty Oak Whiskey or Waterloo Gin purchased at participating Texas retailers will trigger a $1 donation from Treaty Oak Distilling to Southern Smoke Foundation’s Emergency Relief Fund, which supports bar/restaurant staff affected by the current pandemic. The program will run through July 31. Current participating Texas retailers include Specs, Total Wine and Twin Liquors