Start at Treaty Oak Ranch for a distillery tour followed by cocktails and smoked meat at Ghost Hill Restaurant, then hit Argus Cidery, Revolution Spirits (Austin Reserve Gin, Amaro, and Coffee Liqueur), and Last Stand Brewing, which are all on the same block.Then, mosey on down to Jester King Brewery for uniquely crafted, award-winning beer and pies from Stanley’s Farmhouse Pizza.
Geeks Who Drink are all over town, all week; find a spot near you and seal the deal with your team’s vast knowledge of fictional planets. Canopy is a huge creative arts complex that hosts Open Canopy on the first Saturday of each month from noon-6pm.
Every Tuesday at pm, the Michael Hale Trio with Mac Mc Intosh performs at cocktail den Half Step.
This Rainey Street haunt stands out from its more raucous neighbors with its expertly crafted classic cocktails and dark, moody atmosphere.
(I’ve been dropped, and it’s not fun.) Lucky for us, all the dance instructors from Two Left Foots are there to baby-step us into legit two-steppin’ masters -- every Saturday at 7pm at The White Horse... Formerly known as Legendary White Swan, beloved eastside spot King Bee is a new incarnation serving craft cocktails (try one of the rotating frozen drinks) and fantastic pizza.
Every Monday, you can check out The Little Elmore Reed Blues Band at 10pm. Show your date you’re cultured and head to Southeast Austin, where Fitzhugh Road has become the place for breweries and distilleries to set up shop and give free tours and tastings on weekends.