Draught House Pub and Brewery | Austin, Texas
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Draught House Pub and Brewery
Excellent based on 72 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 (55) | Taps: 75 | Bottles: 25


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Beer Available At Draught House Pub and Brewery (arranged by most recent)
1809 Berliner Style Weisse 96, Buffalo Bayou Cucumber Wit , Widmer Brothers / 5 Stones Up From San Antone , Full Sail Pilsner (2014-) 90, Lakewood The Temptress 98, Real Ale Hans’ Pils 87, Ranger Creek Love Struck Hefe , Texian Charlie Foxtrot 77, New Belgium / Three Floyds Lips Of Faith - Grätzer Ale 87, Avery Anniversary Twenty One 97, Buffalo Bayou Hibiscus Wit (Summer) 48, Lone Pint Zythophile Rakau , New Belgium Hop Kitchen #6 / Odell FOCOllaboration Pale Ale 96, Hops & Grain Greenhouse Belgian Imperial Stout , Deschutes Not The Stoic 99, Green Flash West Coast IPA (2014-) 98, Lone Pint Yellow Rose 94, Jolly Pumpkin / Anchorage Calabaza Boreal 99, Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere 97, Lone Pint Lily & Seamus
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72 reviews for Draught House Pub and Brewery
 Ambiance  86%
 Service  71%
 Selection  88%
 Food  63%
 Value  80%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  95%
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84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
dukefan  (62) Dallas, Texas | April 4, 2008
You have to love a place that brews their own beers and then has the courage to put all the benchmarks in the world up as competition. And yet, their house beer is damn good. Plus a place that doesn’t care if you drink out of their nice glasses in the parking lot. Beers? I love their Bombay IPA, and they have a Weizenbock occasionally that is world class. If you have one place to go in Austin, this is the place.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
ansermadide  (9) Kyle, Texas | March 6, 2008
One of my favorite places. In the world. Awesome selection: a good set inventory with quite a few revolving/seasonal selections and, of course, their own very yummy house brews. The ambiance is perect. Cute girls. Friendly customers. You’ll rarely, if ever, run across a customer that doesn’t like good beer. Hard to find a bad beer on tap. Anyway, great location, too. Hang out in the parking lot, bring your dog. Free bratwurst (cooked in house brew) every Saturday at 5PM. Need I say more? Oh, and they’ll also fill customer-provided growlers with their house brews for the price of a pitcher if you want to take some home.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
pintsize  (20) Austin, Texas | March 6, 2008| Updated March 17, 2008
This is my Cheers without a doubt (except nobody knows my name). I just love the people, the location, the ambiance, all of it. I can’t stand yuppy bars and loud music and annoying Bud Light banter and so Draught House is the perfect fit for me. It is such a laid back and relaxed environment. If I want to go somewhere to meet up with friends, just relax after work, or pretty much any time at all - I go here. The bartenders are knowledgeable, the house brews rock and the location is unbeatable! Also, it has the best peanuts in the world!!!
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
skwerl  (2) Austin, Texas | February 27, 2008
A great place, great selection, great house brews. (My favorite is the Vanilla Cream Porter.) Very laid back atmosphere, very comfortable place to hang out.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
BeerBelcher  (134) Columbus, Ohio | February 16, 2008
I visited Draught House with a friend of mine who is an Austin resident during my last visit to Austin on a Tuesday night. I really enjoyed it it doesn’t have the more cosmopolitan feel of the Gingerman downtown, but it does have a wide selection, a local feel, and provides a very pleasant experience. Selection is wide, and there’s a number of locally brewed beers. The bar’s a bit strange in that you seem to order from one spot at the beer and a long line forms in front of it which is more orderly and more fair than the normal bar mob scene (waving money at the bartender and trying to get his attention). Decor is simple, but the crowd seemed earnestly interested in the bar and the selection. A good beer place that is beloved by its clientèle. I’d recommend.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
oreogobbler  (3) Austin, Texas | January 23, 2008
Love it. The people below can describe it better then I can.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
slimchill  (88) Austin, Texas | January 16, 2008| Updated September 15, 2008
Can’t say anything that hasn’t already been said. A fantastic brewpub. My regular spot.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
ford9719  (18) Vilseck, Germany | December 20, 2007
Place is awsome nice an small with an awsome selection of beer. Wensday night they have free pizza and the beer a flowing. Thanks for recomendation lb4lb.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
beermeashiner  (3) | October 26, 2007
My second home, my neighborhood cheers...I miss it dearly since law school took me across the country. In undergrad we would literally come 3-4 nights a week, they have excellent specials every night. Monday and Tuesday night are pretty low key, great time to play some darts and enjoy cheap imports on tap (2.25 Guiness and Murphy’s on Monday, 2.75 almost anything on Tuesdays). Since I had to move I’ll go ahead and let everyone in on it head there straight after work on Wednesday and enjoy FREE PIZZA until around 7. It’s not like Chicago’s finest but it’s completely free and there are about 60-70 delicious beers on tap to wash it down. Thursday it will be crowded, bring your chairs and enjoy the Homebrews. warning: if you arrive after 10 the special is almost over and they have likely run out of a couple of the Homebrews. Friday is a special for local beers, Independence and Live Oak I think. Saturday free brats during the afternoon, same deal as the pizza. Sunday 1.75 most domestics (which includes most Texas beers I believe). Phenomenal place, phenomenal beers, when I think of college I think of sitting on the tailgate of my roommates pickup trick with a homebrew and a good debate. Austin weather plus the parking lot atmosphere are nearly perfect. Be advised, for perfection you must wait in line though (beer lines can be 15 minutes or longer).
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
lb4lb  (27) Austin, Texas | October 13, 2007
Been here quite a few times and really enjoy it. Nice mix of people from college kids, to loners reading books at the bar, to middle aged folks and unicycle riders as well. Dark quaint pub feel inside with a great selection of beers and usually about 5 house beers as well which usually are quite good. Some seating outside, but most tend to linger in the parking lot on truck beds, curb, just relaxing with their dogs, their pints and their pitchers. Always thought it was b/c it was packed inside, but its just the way it works here. Very relaxed unassuming atmosphere, and a great place to notch off a few ratings. Food is standard pizza,nacho,quesadilla type stuff and is ok, with huge portions, but nothing to go wild about. Some snacks behind the bar too. Never had a rude bartender in my experience and was a bit surprised to see how many have. brA must visit, if in Austin-

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