Ratebeer Winter Gathering


The Ratebeer Winter Gathering will be a 2 day event with stops that highlight the San Antonio and Austin beer scene. The grand tasting will be held in the conference room of the hotel that has been set aside for the group. Event stops and times are located in the event’s website url below.

Friday Feb 24

Bus/shuttle departs hotel at 8:30 a.m.

Arrive at Ranger Creek ~10:00 a.m.

Depart Ranger Creek ~11:00 a.m.

Arrive Freetail (lunch) ~11:30 a.m.

Depart Freetail ~1:30 p.m.

Arrive Real Ale ~2:15 p.m.

Depart Real Ale ~4:00 p.m.

Arrive Blackstar Co-op ~4:45 (early dinner/late lunch)

Depart Blackstar Co-op ~6:30

Arive at hotel ~7:00 p.m. (Flix and Homefield Grill are walking distance)

Saturday Feb 25

Depart Hotel ~9:30 a.m.

Arrive Whip in ~10:15> 72 taps, growlers to go?

Depart Whip in 11:00

Arrive Uncle Billy’s ~11:15 (lunch)

Depart Uncle Billy’s ~1:00

Arrive 512 ~1:15

Depart 512 ~2:30

Arrive Draughthouse ~2:45

Depart Draughthouse ~4:00

Arrive Jester King ~4:45 p.m> Also grand tasting

Depart Jester King ~10:00 p.m.


Sunday Feb 26

Recovery lunch at Salt Lick in Round Rock ~11:30 (Drive yourselves).

Sleep Inn & Suites (TXE40)

1980 South IH-35 , Round Rock, TX, US, 78681

Phone: (512) 246-6000

Fax: (512) 246-6022

Room Rates are $60 per night for double beds. Reservations and payment are the responsibility of event attendees.

Transportation is $35 per day
RBWG Glasses are $7 each

Sleep Inn & Suites (TXE40)
1980 South IH-35 , Round Rock, TX, US, 78681
Phone: (512) 246-6000
Fax: (512) 246-6022




Eric Anders
[email protected]


Thanks everyone for coming out!! And thanks to TheBusDriver for putting up with us!!
TheBusDriver 2/26/2012
I really enjoyed being your bus driver this weekend. And I would like to thanks all my new friends for the gracious gratuity.
johnsaulrubio 2/23/2012
I'm going on Saturday. I'd love a glass, if it's not too late.
Errl 2/20/2012
I will want a glass forsure..I will be there for the tasting and salt lick for lunch..See you all soon
MaltOMeal 2/15/2012
I'm not gonna be able to make it after all. Son's baseball team is scheduled to play in a tournament that weekend. :-(
Walt 2/9/2012
beastiefan2k 2/8/2012
maybe x2. There are some Texans I would love to meet and/or see again.
BarZigKin 2/5/2012
AW HELL!!! Now I’m back to driving the bus!!! Please remeber to tip your driver with beery goodness---Thank you. Kym should be on the bus Saturday only. 2 glasses please.
SudsMcDuff 2/2/2012
might still make it but no bus, no glass....
drowland 1/29/2012
Using bus and want glass.
KAggie97 1/26/2012
mmmbeer 1/20/2012
I will purchase a glass. I can only attend for Friday’s activities, but I’ll have my own driver- (update 1-20)I can accept 1 additional passenger if there is any overflow left from the rental for Friday ONLY.
KSoav 1/19/2012
New to ratebeer, but this looks like the greatest thing ever. Can my boyfriend and I join in the fun?
thickfreakness 1/19/2012
I can’t come anymore. :-(
bu11zeye 1/18/2012
Yannette and I will be on the bus Saturday only. 2 glasses please. Anyone have a bottle of Wild Bear that they care to share? Grand Tasting Share link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqVSsH1bye-zdEV0RHBPV3NxYlc0b2tESGZTXzRHUFE
AmEricanbrew 1/17/2012
Back of the bus both days please and one glass,thanks!
thickfreakness 1/17/2012
Bus both days and a glass.
llcooldave 1/15/2012
I'll take the bus on both days and take 1 glass. Thanks!
crusianbeer 1/14/2012
Lauren and I are in, 2 glasses and transport all days.
thirdeye11 1/13/2012
Myself and Nellie are in, 2 glasses please, and we'd like to be on the bus both days. Let us know the cost ASAP. :) Cheers!
legion242 1/13/2012
One on the bus and one glass.
Sledutah 1/13/2012
Will buy a glass (2) and will be on the bus both days!
xpimptastikx 1/13/2012
I’m in and will be using the bus both days and I would like a glass, or two if possible.

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