Draught House Pub and Brewery | Austin, Texas
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Draught House Pub and Brewery
Excellent based on 74 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

4112 Medical Pkwy
Austin, Texas United States 78756 [ print map ]
512 452 6258

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Hours: M-Th 3PM-2AM; F-Su 1PM-2AM

Mayor: kidmartinek (4) | Taps: 75 | Bottles: 25

Draught House Pub and Brewery

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Beer Available At Draught House Pub and Brewery (arranged by most recent)
Live Oak Gold , Freetail OktoberFiesta 54, Zilker Session IPA , Deschutes Pinedrops IPA 92, Freetail Bat Outta Helles 56, Rabbit Hole Rapture Fusion Brown Ale 81, Martin House Pretzel Stout 93, Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #15 99, Odell Cutthroat Porter 93, (512) Whiskey Barrel Aged Double Pecan Porter 98, Avery Rumpkin 99, Rabbit Hole Centennial Pale Ale
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74 reviews for Draught House Pub and Brewery
 Ambiance  86%
 Service  71%
 Selection  88%
 Food  63%
 Value  80%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  95%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr  (2077) Washington, Washington DC | April 11, 2014
Large place a bit north of town. Plenty of lot and street parking. You queue right at the front door, and there was a constant line the whole time I was there. But theyíll also serve you at the bar, so thatís where I sat. Draft list is extensive and creative. A very worthwhile stop.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
t0rin0  (1510) Do Not Resuscitate, California | September 20, 2013| Updated September 24, 2013
Visited October 2011.

This was a late night stop. Even late at night it was very busy. They have a very large tap list with some good stuff on the list. Actually I found very little that I hadnít tried already but I did enjoy some Rodenbach Grand Cru, which is something that we hadnít had in LA in at least a couple of years. Inside at the bar was noisy and busy, and also very dark. Not a bad atmosphere but outside at the picnic tables was more enjoyable. Iíll stop in again if/when I go back to Austin.
3fourths  (1458) Boulder, Colorado | February 22, 2005| Updated April 20, 2013
Has the look and feel inside of the Horse Brass in Portland. The crowd is part college kids and part college dropouts. Beer served in shakers or mugs. Nice selection of taps, I was really impressed with the selection, and the house beers were inventive and creative, even if they werenít the best thing in the world. Lots of old tables with collections of carved graffiti. A good place to go for a good, dark pub feel.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick  (797) Columbus, Ohio | November 5, 2012
(Visited 08/2012): Draught House is located in the North Loop area of Austin on Medical Parkway. The street name and physical location may both lead you to believe you are in the wrong place but it is there. They have a somewhat small lot that was packed on my visit, but there is street parking in the surrounding neighborhood too.

They have a patio outside. The interior is cozy and dark with a worn-in feel. The bar is directly in the rear. There are some tables in the rest of the space. A line forms at the center of the bar as there is no table service. Collection of tap handles and various breweriana displayed.

The place lives up to their name, with around 75 draught options from breweries like Deep Ellum, Real Ale, (512), Thirsty Planet, Deschutes, Lazy Magnolia, Rahr, Austin Beerworks, Hops & Grain and St. Arnold. Several bottled options too.

Service on a relatively busy weekday evening at the bar was good. I was served by different bartenders and they were all on their game.

I did not have any food on this visit.

All in all this is definitely a spot worth seeking out for a solid selection, especially for Texas brews.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
GT2  (662) Oceanside, California | September 14, 2014
Type. . . . . . . . . . ..Beer Bar
Location. . . . . . . .North Austin
Prices. . . . . . . . . ..Normal
Tap Selection. . . .Enormous, Eclectic, Well Designed
Bottle Selection. .Unknown
Samplers. . . . . . ...Small Pours, Half Pours
Full Pours. . . . . . .Yes
Beer Level. . . . . ..Excellent
Food Level. . . . ...Food Truck
Staff. . . . . . . . . . ..Accomodating, Pour Experts
Growlers. . . . . . ...Perhaps?
Noise Level. . . . ..Loud
Dťcor. . . . . . . . . ..Dark Wood German Tavern and Beer Garden
Good for Kids. . ..No
Parking. . . . . . . ...Private Lot
Cash Only. . . . . ..No
Recommended. ..Yes
Comments: Gigantic tap list is posted on four separate flat panel monitors with a well designed, diverse list with many local offerings along with super fresh kegs of local pilsners including a bomb keg of Real Ale Hans Pils that was by far the best beer of my 14 day roadtrip along I-10. Proper glassware and proper temperature. Great pours with proper head. Lots of attention to detail that I appreciated. Beer garden outside was beautiful with string lighting and picnic benches. Really loved this place and cannot recommend it enough.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
jrallen34  (490) Chicago, Illinois | October 8, 2015
Really awesome spot that combines old school English pub feel with technology. This is a total local joint, you almost feel out of place because literally everyone else was on a first name basis with the bar staff. About 70 drafts, all on 4 tvs. They focus heavily on Texas beers and a decent national beers. Their own beer, Bombay ipa, was killer. My only complaint is that with 70 beers they offer no flight program. They do let you have a taste or have a half pint, but this place could be a tickers heaven. Fun place that if I lived here would be my local spot for sure.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah  (479) Utah | March 2, 2012
A stop during RBWG 2012. A nice old bar feel inside with a nice sized patio that you can either sit down at tables or stand up. A great list of beer on tap. A nice stop. Iíd visit again if in the area.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
phaleslu  (465) Cincinnati, Ohio | December 8, 2012
Stopped in for a drink late on a Friday night. Old Alpine-style building and woody old world interior. Flat screen menus above the bar were allegedly new and seemed a little out of place. But it does make ordering easier since you have to do it at the bar and the line goes straight back to the door. We sat outside on the large patio. Crowd was mostly out there. Nice people. No house food that I saw but daily food trucks outside. People tailgate here for some reason. Odd but funny and cool, I guess. Iíd like to come back and drink more and hang out at the bar when itís empty. Iíd visit here if I were you and visiting Austin.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
deyholla  (425) Minneapolis, Minnesota | September 23, 2012
Stopped in during a quick visit in Austin. An old dark wooden looking building with a bit of outside seating and a few TVs. Definitely been around for a bit. Bartender was solid during my visit. Selection was really nice with some great taps as well as their own beers. Didnít sample any food on my visit. Prices were very affordable and one of the better places in Austin.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
BMan1113VR  (422) Los Angeles, California | December 13, 2012
Fun stop on a Friday night in TX. Parking is a bit hard to get. Massive selection of draft beers, but it can be hard to really decipher what exactly is on tap. Service was decent. Good atmosphere. Slightly annoying that the pass through between the pub and the patio is a one way door. Iíd definitely be there pretty frequently if I lived in the area.

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