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Arianna Auber

Beer, wine & spirits reporter

Arianna Auber writes in-depth news about beer, cocktails and spirits for Liquid Austin and keeps readers in the know about fun local events with the Planner. She lives in South Austin with her fiancé, two dogs and lots of craft beer.

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Halloween fun from the Thinkery and more to complete your spooky week
 1. Halloween Spelltacular 5:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 26. $6.27-$22.09. Palm Park, 711 E. Third St. eventbrite.com/e/halloween-spelltacular-featuring-hocus-pocus-tickets-37950213109. The Austin Parks Foundation is celebrating the season of witches with this Movies in the Park screening of “Hocus Pocus,” just in time for Halloween. But...

Posted: 12 hours ago

1. Halloween Spelltacular 5:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 26. $6.27-$22.09. Palm Park, 711 E. Third St. eventbrite.com/e/halloween-spelltacular-featuring-hocus-pocus-tickets-37950213109. The Austin Parks Foundation is celebrating the season of witches with this Movies in the Park screening of “Hocus Pocus,” just in time for Halloween. But...
One of Austin’s best Bloody Mary brands now has a margarita mix for us
 After proving that locally made barbecue sauce is an essential ingredient in Bloody Mary mix, the Austin-based brand Barbecue Wife is releasing a new drinks mix — this one especially important to margarita-loving Texans. Barbecue Wife founder Catherine Stiles has created a “junk-free” margarita mix called the Barbecue...

Posted: 23 hours ago

After proving that locally made barbecue sauce is an essential ingredient in Bloody Mary mix, the Austin-based brand Barbecue Wife is releasing a new drinks mix — this one especially important to margarita-loving Texans. Barbecue Wife founder Catherine Stiles has created a “junk-free” margarita mix called the Barbecue...
A tiki bar with burger stand is a new tropical paradise near Deep Eddy Pool
 Austin finally has a bar devoted solely to tiki drinks — and its island vibe and decor, along with the Pool Burger trailer, are at a swimmingly perfect location between Deep Eddy Pool and Deep Eddy Cabaret.  A partner at the dive bar, Will Bridges, has teamed up with McGuire Moorman Hospitality, the group behind lauded Austin...

Posted: a day ago

Austin finally has a bar devoted solely to tiki drinks — and its island vibe and decor, along with the Pool Burger trailer, are at a swimmingly perfect location between Deep Eddy Pool and Deep Eddy Cabaret.  A partner at the dive bar, Will Bridges, has teamed up with McGuire Moorman Hospitality, the group behind lauded Austin...
Fancy Longhorn tailgates, Lick anniversary, more top Saturday events
 Dining Olamaie’s Biscuits and Barbeque Tailgate. The Austin American-Statesman’s recently declared best restaurant in town is showing Longhorn spirit with this celebration featuring Texas’ favorite food. The UT versus OSU tailgate will feature Olamaie’s famous biscuits, along with barbecue from local pitmaster Evan...

Posted: a day ago

Dining Olamaie’s Biscuits and Barbeque Tailgate. The Austin American-Statesman’s recently declared best restaurant in town is showing Longhorn spirit with this celebration featuring Texas’ favorite food. The UT versus OSU tailgate will feature Olamaie’s famous biscuits, along with barbecue from local pitmaster Evan...
Saturday events include family-friendly Ballet Austin performance
 Art “TX*SCI” at Art Science Gallery. This group exhibit captures the current state of the science art movement across Texas — specifically artwork that is steeped in and reflective of scientific ideas. It’s also intended to time with the 2017 Texas Biennial, a survey of contemporary art around the state, and it&rsquo...

Posted: a day ago

Art “TX*SCI” at Art Science Gallery. This group exhibit captures the current state of the science art movement across Texas — specifically artwork that is steeped in and reflective of scientific ideas. It’s also intended to time with the 2017 Texas Biennial, a survey of contemporary art around the state, and it&rsquo...
Five Texas beers and a cider that are perfect for fall imbibing
 Fall isn’t just the season for pumpkin beers, though there are certainly plenty of those right now. This time of year is when brewers find the middle ground between the light session beers of summer and the dark, malty stouts of winter, producing styles somewhere in between. These are the Texas beers (and a cider, too) we’re excited...

Posted: a day ago

Fall isn’t just the season for pumpkin beers, though there are certainly plenty of those right now. This time of year is when brewers find the middle ground between the light session beers of summer and the dark, malty stouts of winter, producing styles somewhere in between. These are the Texas beers (and a cider, too) we’re excited...
This Austin vodka maker is now one of the richest people in America
 Texas has a new billionaire, and he’s made his fortune through peddling booze.  The appropriately named Bert “Tito” Beveridge, the founder and sole owner of Austin-based Tito’s Handmade Vodka, is now part of the exclusive Forbes 400, the list of the richest people in America. His company is worth an estimated...

Posted: 2 days ago

Texas has a new billionaire, and he’s made his fortune through peddling booze.  The appropriately named Bert “Tito” Beveridge, the founder and sole owner of Austin-based Tito’s Handmade Vodka, is now part of the exclusive Forbes 400, the list of the richest people in America. His company is worth an estimated...
Highlight of the weekend is Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder at F1
 1. Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder at Circuit of the Americas 8 p.m. Oct. 21, 6 p.m. Oct. 22. Three-day general admission pass $175, Sunday general admission pass $109. 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd. circuitoftheamericas.com. If you’re a fan of glitzy pop spectacles but not fast cars, here’s the bad news: There are no single-day...

Posted: 3 days ago

1. Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder at Circuit of the Americas 8 p.m. Oct. 21, 6 p.m. Oct. 22. Three-day general admission pass $175, Sunday general admission pass $109. 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd. circuitoftheamericas.com. If you’re a fan of glitzy pop spectacles but not fast cars, here’s the bad news: There are no single-day...
During Texas Wine Month, these are 10 top Texas wines to seek out 
 Do you feel that chill in the air? Finally, the weather in Texas is starting to feel like fall, and there’s no better place to spend an afternoon than outdoors at one of the scenic wineries in the Texas Hill Country. October, after all, is Texas Wine Month. Although this year’s Texas Wine Month Passport has now sold out, people...

Posted: 3 days ago

Do you feel that chill in the air? Finally, the weather in Texas is starting to feel like fall, and there’s no better place to spend an afternoon than outdoors at one of the scenic wineries in the Texas Hill Country. October, after all, is Texas Wine Month. Although this year’s Texas Wine Month Passport has now sold out, people...
Here are Central Texas ghost tours you can take on or before Halloween
 You don’t have to believe in the supernatural to enjoy a ghost tour, but you just might find yourself at least a little creeped out at the end of one. And with Halloween slightly more than two weeks away, ‘tis the season for some goosebumps. So how about a night learning about all the creepy history surrounding where you live?...

Posted: 4 days ago

You don’t have to believe in the supernatural to enjoy a ghost tour, but you just might find yourself at least a little creeped out at the end of one. And with Halloween slightly more than two weeks away, ‘tis the season for some goosebumps. So how about a night learning about all the creepy history surrounding where you live?...
Former ‘Bar Rescue’ star to open Warehouse District bar, Academia
 A mixologist and a co-host on the Spike TV show that seeks to transform failing bar concepts into successful ventures now has a bar of his own in downtown Austin. Having seen what works on “Bar Rescue,” Russell Davis is opening Academia in the Warehouse District in the next couple of weeks. As its name suggests, the bar at...

Posted: 4 days ago

A mixologist and a co-host on the Spike TV show that seeks to transform failing bar concepts into successful ventures now has a bar of his own in downtown Austin. Having seen what works on “Bar Rescue,” Russell Davis is opening Academia in the Warehouse District in the next couple of weeks. As its name suggests, the bar at...